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Barks and Beer: 4 Pups on the Patio events coming soon

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Wave your paws in the air because Pups on the Patio season is bark…er, back! Lease up that lovable hairy mutt of yours and head down to these four local events celebrating two of the greatest gifts to mankind: dogs and beer.

BrewDog Short North | 1175 N. High St., Columbus
Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM

The Scottish brewery taproom is living up to its namesake with its first Pups on the Patio event of the spring. Leash up your pup, grab a pint of Punk, and mingle with other fur parents on the back patio! Not yet a dog mom/dad? No problem! RESCUEDohio will be on site with some adorable and, more importantly, adoptable pups!

Hot Chicken Takeover | 4203 N. High St., Columbus
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM

Help HCT break in their Clintonville patio with some help from your four-pawed friend! They’re kicking off the season with an outdoor photo booth for you and your pups and dog treats made locally by Growlers Dog Bones.

Land-Grant Brewing Company | 424 W. Town St., Columbus
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM

Stop the Suffering Animal Rescue of Ohio will be on site, educating the public on their noble cause. Friends, supports, and, of course, dogs are welcome on the patio! 20% of all Land-Grant beer sales will benefit STS during the event.

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Seventh Son Brewing | 1101 N. 4th St., Columbus
Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM

Seventh Son invites you and your pup(s) for an evening of cold beer, charity, and fun! $1 from every beer sold will benefit Stop the Suffering Animal Rescue of Ohio. Those interested in donating must be wearing a wristband (given at the door).

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Rye In July

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Rye in July featuring the Algonquin! We teamed up with Brown-Forman, Woodford Reserve, and local bartender Ben Griest from Giuseppe’s Ritrovo for this tasty Rye, perfect for July! Today's Rye is featuring the Algonquin, with notes of spice, tobacco, and fruit balanced throughout this cocktail - it's sure to please!

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Milestone 229 overcomes 2020 challenges, to reopen soon

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Every industry has taken a hit this year. It’s cliche to generalize it. With that being said, some businesses have taken more damage than others.

Milestone 229, located on the river’s Scioto Mile, was forced to closed in March along with all the other restaurants across Ohio, as the restaurant industry took a hit despite the uptick in carryout orders.

Just as things seemed to be coming back to normal, as restaurants and bars were allowed to reopen, the protests demanding change during the Black Lives Matter movement brought an unexpected rioting component that had devastating effects for Milestone 229.

The downtown, upscale eatery with the playful fountain for kids and adults alike, took an extra hit when rioting, looting, and vandalism broke down the windows of the restaurant on Thursday, May 29. Milestone 229 was supposed to reopen the upcoming Monday.

Photo by Julian Foglietti.

Griggs has tried his best to stay positive through it all, finding some valuable and much-needed help along the way.

“A good friend of the restaurant, Cathy King, executive vice president of Wasserstrom, started a GoFundMe page for Milestone 229. We are using that money to help relaunch the restaurant.  We also had many friends and family come down the morning after the riots to help clean up the broken glass.”

Doug Griggs, co-owner of Milestone 229


Now, recovering once again, Milestone 229 is set to open back up on Wednesday, July 8. The fine-dining establishment will offer patio and dining room seating, as well as a new curbside pickup. Co-owner Doug Griggs said in an email that the restaurant was able to keep the majority of its patio seating and over half of its dining room seating. 

Milestone 229 has a new venue revamped for the summer as well. You can view it here.

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And the winner of the (614) National Ice Cream Month poll is…

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Columbus has been a culinary hotspot for pretty much the entire 21st century. But what if we told you that you, Columbus, were just as obsessed with fine dining as you are with devouring ice cream?

Jeni’s. Whit’s. Greater’s. The list goes on. But out of the everlasting, Willy Wonka-esque fountain of ice cream stores that exist in Columbus, which one is the favorite of (614) readers?

In reverse order, here are the top seven ice cream choices in Columbus!

7. Cream & Sugar – 2185 Sullivant Ave.

6. Velvet Ice Cream – Your favorite grocer

5. United Dairy Farmers – EVERYWHERE

4. Johnson’s Real Ice Cream – 2728 E. Main St.; 55 W. Bridge St., Dublin; 160 W. Main St., New Albany

3. Whit’s Frozen Custard – Find Ohio locations here

2. Jeni’s Ice Cream – Find Columbus locations here

And after 12 rounds, the winner of the (614) ice cream championship belt is…

1. Graeter’s Ice Cream – Find Ohio locations here.

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And it just so happens that Graeter’s is celebrating its 150th birthday this month! Celebrate in style with them by buying this specialty birthday cake ice cream. In addition to selling the ice cream online and at a Graeter’s near you, you’ll also be able to pick some up at Kroger, Giant Eagle, The Fresh Market, Dorothy Lane Market, or Jungle Jim’s.

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