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Toronto Fans Coming to Columbus for Crew Opener


soccer.suite101.com wrote Toronto FC Fans Plan Road Trip Feb 28, 2008 Toronto FC’s support groups will bring their chants, drums and streamers on the road when Toronto opens its second Major League Soccer season in Columbus, Ohio. Over 2000 Toronto fans are expected to make the 700-kilometre trip to Crew Stadium. Columbus fans can expect […]


Ciao – Bar & Restaurant in Upper Arlington

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The Alive wrote Ciao, baby By Marguerite Marsh March 6, 2008 If you like an old-fashioned jukebox playing jazz or R&B, cold beer, good food and a friendly neighborhood atmosphere, Ciao is the place for you. The cordial ambiance is aided by dark paneling, wooden tables and red leather swivel stools at the bar. The […]


Miani’s cleans up and becomes Sloopy’s

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The Other Paper wrote HANG ON, SLOOPY’S BY ERIK JOHNS / MARCH 6, 2008 Two guys in their 30s who’ve never owned a bar recently took over one of the more notorious nightspots in the North Campus area. They’ve changed the name, sunk loads of money into renovations, and gone above and beyond to appease […]


More music fans are turning, returning to vinyl

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The Dispatch wrote More music fans are turning, returning to vinyl records Tuesday, March 4, 2008 BY AARON BECK If you had called Kyle Siegrist a genius a few years ago, he would have thanked you, then called you a fool. Five years after the audiophile opened Lost Weekend Records in Clintonville — where 90 […]


Columbus likely as Triple-A affiliate for Indians

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Ohio.com wrote Columbus likely as Triple-A affiliate Published on Sunday, Mar 02, 2008 From all accounts, the Tribe’s deep-thinkers are pleased to have their highest farm team in Buffalo, where the Rich family runs one of the most professional operations in the minor leagues. The stadium is first class, the treatment is first class and […]


The Ohio Roller Girls kick off third season

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The Alive wrote Good times rolling By John Ross February 28, 2008 In the summer of 2005, when the Ohio Roller Girls first laced up their skates and began to practice the forgotten art of roller derby, they faced their share of growing pains. First-time female athletes eager to join the city’s flat-track derby organization […]

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No Oscars for Concerned Men


The 80th Academy Awards on Sunday night brought no huge surprises for moviegoers, with No Country for Old Men sweeping the big ones, and a variety of flicks sharing the small ones. Jon Stewart was hilarious – redeeming himself from any scorn he may have received before – and Ellen Page is at the top […]


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