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New downtown bar aims to end ‘FOMO’ with endless entertainment opportunities
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New downtown bar aims to end ‘FOMO’ with endless entertainment opportunities

FOMO, a new Columbus bar, is set to open Halloween weekend. Credit: Ris Twigg | Lantern File Photo For those who aren’t into barhopping, FOMO has you covered, with the experience of multiple venues in one location. Set to open in Columbus Halloween weekend at 165 N. High St., FOMO — an acronym for “fear of missing out” — will offer a new and immersive experience to customers by providing a variety of activities to keep them entertained and never missing out, FOMO’s Creative Director Brandon Adams said. “We have several different spaces within our 9,000-square-foot facility that allow you to drink in one area, dance in one area, karaoke in another area or smoke hookah,” Adams said. “So, we’re just trying to give an environment that is diversified and more than just your everyday night...
Neighborhood bar and grill unites surrounding communities through a versatile menu, entertainment and liquor license
Entertainment

Neighborhood bar and grill unites surrounding communities through a versatile menu, entertainment and liquor license

Neighborhood bar and grill Addella’s on Oak unites surrounding communities through a versatile menu, entertainment and a newly permitted liquor license. Credit: Molly Goheen | LTV Arts and Life Producer After working in the University District at a number of campus bars such as Barrel 44, Toos and Out-R-Inn, Karrio Ballard chose to open his own neighborhood bar and grille — Addella’s on Oak. After meeting his wife Victoria Hink, the two bought and developed an empty facility at 1485 Oak St. that would later open as Addella’s on Oak in October 2020, combining their daughters’ names, Addy and Stella. With a versatile regular and plant-based menu, live entertainment and a newly-minted liquor license, Addella’s works to serve its community.    However, its start did not come without some...