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Crew Beats Back Montreal 2-1 in Sold Out Home Game

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Beats Back Montreal 2-1 in Sold Out Home Game

Bernardo Anor’s second half brace helped put some smiles back on the home faithful as the Crew staged a second half fight back to beat Montreal by 2-1 in front of a reported sell out crowd, stuffed full of $1 beer and brats. The Crew again looked like a desperately patched together team, with rookie […]

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Crew Drops Kansas City Mid-Week Home Game 1-2

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Drops Kansas City Mid-Week Home Game 1-2

One thing that really stood out in this year’s World Cup was just how exciting late goals can be. Unfortunately, when they happen against your team it’s really not exciting at all, it actually kinda sucks, as Kansas City proved on Wednesday with an injury time winner to beat the Crew 1-2 at Crew Stadium. […]

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Review: Under The Sun Tour 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: Under The Sun Tour 2014

“We’re going to do this every year. I hope you don’t mind”, declared Sugar Ray’s forever-stuck-in-the-90′s front man, Mark McGrath, to an exuberant crowd that has packed the LC’s lawn for this year’s dosage of a trip down memory lane to a time when cell phones were West Coast nerd toys and the almost weekly […]

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Photos: Comfest 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Comfest 2014

Comfest 2014 took place this past weekend from June 27th to 29th. Saturday’s festivities were hit with off-and-on rain showers that turned the 85 degree weather incredibly muggy and turned the grassy slopes of Goodale Park into muddy makeshift slip-and-slides. Below are photos of several local bands in action on both Saturday and Sunday, mostly […]

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Crew Scorelessly Dances With Dallas During Dull Rescheduled Game

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Scorelessly Dances With Dallas During Dull Rescheduled Game

Shortly before kick-off on Saturday night a freak pop-up storm hit directly over Crew Stadium. A bomb-like thunder crack rocked the stadium and a single bolt of lightning hit the parking lot, tragically hitting off-duty firefighter, Stu Tudor, who currently remains at OSU Medical center in critical condition. After a long wait, the Crew and […]

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Photos: Columbus Pride Parade 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Columbus Pride Parade 2014

The 2014 Columbus Pride Parade took place this morning and early afternoon with over 150 floats that traversed Downtown and The Short North while thousands of onlookers cheered in excitement. Actor and activist George Takei was the grand marshall of the event this year, bringing even more excitement to the highly anticipated annual event. Photos […]

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Concert Review: Chvrches at The LC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Chvrches at The LC

Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches made their return to Columbus on Tuesday night to play in front of a rain drenched crowd on the LC’s outdoor stage. The $5 show that was originally booked for the Newport made the huge leap to the outdoor stage at the LC and is now the largest headlining show that […]

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