An upscale bowling alley bar. A high-quality-dining oyster bar. A new brewery on North Main. Now, add piano bar and lounge to the Middleton family’s record of unique places in town.
The Middletons, a Columbia loved ones who commenced in senior healthcare and have additional a escalating record of downtown bars and dining places to their repertoire in the latest years, will open up a new piano lounge and gastropub named The Location in mid-April. It will be positioned inside the very same constructing as their cafe Main Study course, positioned on Main Road in mid-April.
“(It is really like) Wonderful Gatsby satisfies Long gone With the Wind, you know, that’s what we are striving to do,” explained Jon Rooks, the enjoyment marketing director for Middleton properties like Main Study course and The Grand, who now oversees marketing and advertising for The Location.
The new place has two grand pianos for dwell music, as very well as related meals and drink choices to Most important Study course. The menu and drink checklist is still currently being identified, in accordance to Rooks.
The Location joins a host of other one of a kind ventures on Columbia’s Major Road. Transmission Arcade is a single of the several arcade bars in the city, Lula Drake Wine Parlour was one of Columbia’s first key wine bars and The Grand on Major, which is also owned by the Middletons, gives up a bar and bowling alley in an upscale setting.
Rooks is hopeful that the location will stand out on Primary Street even with the other one of a kind offerings, by currently being a spot with chill leisure.
“Are living new music each night time, that’s sort of what I was thinking that it would insert to Principal Road … this is like, ‘Oh, I would appreciate to just sit in there and have like a consume. Be ready to speak to somebody,'” Rooks stated.
The lounge will be one particular of the several destinations in Columbia open to hold out on Monday evenings, with area piano players just about every evening Monday through Thursday. On weekends, Rooks mentioned they will host piano duels, a popular kind of leisure exactly where two artists compete and audience participation is critical. They also hope to deliver cabaret shows in the in close proximity to foreseeable future.
The lounge will open up on April 15 and is located at 1624 Key St.