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Best New Shop of 2008: Skreened Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans

On September 2nd, Skreened officially opened their first brick-n-mortar retail location in Clintonville and kicked things off with a great big party to celebrate. Skreened.com was launched two years prior as an online-only business that allows users to upload custom T-Shirt designs to either sell or purchase. The new store space features a wider variety […]


Best Movie of 2008: The Dark Knight

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Film is one of the most often discussed forms of entertainment on the Columbus Underground messageboard, and all the buzz around The Dark Knight throughout the year made it the landslide winner in our Best Movie of 2008 survey. The discussion around the movie started back in 2007 when the first trailers were revealed to […]


Best Columbus Event of 2008: Independents’ Day

Anne Evans Anne Evans

(Photo by Tim Lessner) The event voted as the best of 2008 wass also one of the newest: Independents’ Day. The inaugural event was held on September 20th on Gay Street between Third Avenue and Pearl Alley. The street was closed to vehicular traffic and was filled with local musicians, performers, vendors, artists, and creatives. […]


Best Art Gallery of 2008: Chop Chop Gallery

Anne Evans Anne Evans

While sometimes overlooked, the Chop Chop Gallery was voted as the the number one art gallery space in Columbus in 2008. This Parsons Avenue gallery opened in mid-2006 and was created as a collective space to be used not only for art shows and events, but also as a workshop and workspace for a variety […]

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The Recycled Retriever Opens

Anne Evans Anne Evans

https://www.therecycledretriever.com/images/logo.png A new store for pets opened recently. For now it looks like they are only operating online. Eco-friendliness for pet lovers… People are concerned with environmental issues facing them and their pets and they believe that change is needed. Like them, we are also concerned. We believe that taking small steps and building on […]


Architecture Columbus People Choice Award Open

Anne Evans Anne Evans

It’s time to vote for your favorite architecture project! Voting has opened for the 2008 People Choice Award for Architecture Columbus. Local architecture firms submitted 47 projects for the contest. Some of this year’s finalists include: Fort Hayes High School, Pistacia Vera, 199 S. Fifth Condominiums and the Columbus Culinary Institute. Cast your vote before […]


Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2008 – Vol. 10

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Start your weekend Thursday night by catching the Silver Jews at Milo, or The Talk of the Town on the Statehouse lawn. BalletMet and Waterfire team up for Rhythm on the River on Friday. Or check out MadLab’s show Stripped Away. This weekend’s festivals include the 19th Annual Ohio Renaissance Festival, the Upper Arlington Arts […]

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