The Short North History

While winter is packing it’s bags for the season, we understand the eagerness to find outdoor activities to soak up the sunshine. Luckily, the wonderful city of Columbus offers fun ideas for you to take advantage. Here are our top 5 ways to welcome spring!
Surprisingly, he Short North hasn’t always been an Art’s District full of sharp culture, beautiful galleries, and staple restaurants. It was one time a deserted ghost street with boarded-up buildings and little-to-none activity, with only a handful of small businesses. Could you imagine such a time?! Police named the area “The Short North” as it was north of downtown, yet short of Ohio State Campus. So, How Did he Short North Come About? German Village experienced a successful renewal project in the 1960s, which gave developers flourishing ideas for the Short ...

Our Favorite Local Breweries

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Columbus is a city full of life where the food scene and brewery crowd is always poppin’. If you consider yourself a beer connoisseur, then you’re in the right place! Hanging out with friends and sipping craft beer is always a go-to when making plans, no matter the season! IPA’s are perfect for the hot, sunny days where stouts keep you warm on those cold winter nights. No matter your preferred beer, there is something for everyone in the breweries that surround the city. If you’re looking for a new hot spot, we’re naming off our favorite local breweries in ...

Foodie Blogger of the Month

Columbus foodie bloggers are a perfect addition to the food scene in the city, allowing followers and residents to find new places to try. Here at Arch City Tavern, we love working with local bloggers who enjoy a good meal while expressing themselves creatively. With that being said, we are excited to share our foodie blogger of the month: Rebecca formerly known as @eatingb00ks on Instagram. Rebecca has made her way through an array of restaurants located in Columbus, ranging from pizza joints, pancakes houses, small pubs, and anything in between. We had the pleasure ...

Fall Bucket List in Columbus

It’s officially October, Columbus! We don’t know about you, but we sure do love a cool fall breeze paired with our favorite stouts and drafts. Not to mention it’s Ohio State Football season?! When you’re not posted with us at Arch City Tavern to watch the Buckeyes win, here are some fall activities to try in Columbus! Circleville Pumpkin Show The famous Circleville pumpkin show is back yet again and we couldn’t be more excited! The best of pumpkin flavored everything is less than an hour away from Columbus. Go check out the biggest pumpkin while playing an ...

It’s Football Season!

It’s officially that time, Columbus!! Are you ready?! FOOTBALL SEASON. If there’s anything good about fall, it’s definitely kickin’ it with your friends to watch Ohio State Football and drink the best beer in town. OSU football truly brings the city of Columbus together, through tailgating and bar-hangs. We’re big Ohio State Football fans here at Arch City Tavern. Hey, as long as it’s football, you bet we have it on our TV. Be sure to stay tuned for this season’s schedule:   9/1 Ohio State VS Oregon 9/8 Ohio State VS Rutgers 9/15 Ohio ...

Cool Off With These Summer Drafts

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  What better way to spend these sunny days than drinking good beer in The Short North? We love partnering with local breweries here at Arch City Tavern, offering our friends the best craft beer around. Whether you are an IPA enthusiast, stout fanatic, or light beer lover, we offer beer of all kind. Cool off with these summer drafts and give your tastebuds a flavor they’ve been missing. Brewdog : Elvis Juice Quench your summer thirst with an all time favorite, Elvis Juice from Brewdog. This American IPA offers a bitterness that will push your citrus tolerance ...

3 Shareables You Won’t Want to Share

Let’s be real, the best part of Happy Hour is the food. Here at Arch City Tavern, we understand the desire of pairing good food with good beer, which makes selecting an item off the shareable menu difficult. Hey, we know how good our shareables are. We won’t judge if you order 2 or 3 without intending to share them. So, without further ado, here are 3 shareables you won’t want to share during our Happy Hour. Lamb Sliders Braised Shank, goat cheese, arugula, and chile aioli served on pretzel bun with hand-cut truffle fries. A neighborhood favorite, our lamb ...

Rainy Day Activities in Columbus

Rainy Day Activities in Columbus
With summer comes those dreary rainy days that seem to drag on, leaving you stuck inside twiddling your thumbs. Instead of binge-watching your favorite Netflix show hours on end, go try something new! You would be surprised by the array of rainy day activities in Columbus. Stay tuned for our favorite ways to tackle a gloomy day head on. Columbus Museum of Art Located Downtown, the Columbus Museum of Art is a perfect place to get lost. Spend a couple hours exploring the different exhibits, encouraging your curiosity on art and cultures. If you consider yourself creative ...

Summer in Columbus Bucket List

Summer in Columbus Bucket List
Ahhh, summer. The days are hot and the nights are long, giving you plenty of time to mark some fun activities off your bucket list. Every time summer rolls around, we can’t wait to offer some refreshing cocktails and dive into our favorite city activities. If you’re looking for a unique adventures to add to your bucket list this summer, we’ve got you covered! Nightlight 614 Nightlight 614 is a 21+ social outdoor film series placed along the Scioto River, giving you the ultimate view of a binge-worthy movie AND the beautiful skyline of Columbus. Enjoy some of ...

Our Favorite Way to Spend Mondays

Arch City's Gourmet Burgers and $5 Burger Monday in the Short North
  At Arch City Tavern, we don’t believe the Monday stigma. Who’s idea was it to declare Monday has being a terrible day of the week? We want our friends and neighbors to enjoy Mondays rather than dreading them, which is why we offer the best special in The Short North : $5 Burger Monday. Yeah, you read that correctly. All of our specialty gourmet burgers are only $5 EVERY MONDAY! Too Good to be True? Never! We wanted to find a way to bring people together at the beginning of the week rather than waiting for another Friday. Not to mention, our Happy Hour is ...