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Crew start strong with win over TFC

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MLSnet.com wrote Crew start strong with win over TFC 03/29/2008 6:29PM By Nathan Linton The Columbus Crew got their 2008 Major League Soccer season off to a positive start, getting goals from Adam Moffat and Alejandro Moreno for a 2-0 victory against Toronto FC and a win in the first installment of the “Trillium Cup” […]


Bodega: Best Happy Hour in Columbus of 2008

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The Alive wrote Best of Columbus 2008: Nightlife Best Happy Hour: Bodega Runners-up: Ravari Room, Marshall’s March 27, 2008 With 50 beers on tap, this Short North hot spot boasts the biggest draft selection in Columbus. And every one of those drafts is half-off during Bodega’s happy “hour” — actually a four-hour affair stretching from […]


Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails: Best Whiskey List 2008

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The Alive wrote Best of Columbus 2008: Nightlife Best Whiskey List: Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails Runners-up: Wings Restaurant, High Five Bar & Grille March 27, 2008 Whiskey is the original American beverage. Our history is barrel-aged in the amber elixir, from the freedom-loving distillers who staged the country’s first tax rebellion through the cocktail […]


Kickball leagues get ready for summer season

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The Alive wrote Just kickin’ it By John Ross March 27, 2008 Like dodgeball, kickball is a playground game re-popularized by savvy groups for adults who’re after a little exercise and social interaction. Again this spring, Go Kickball Columbus will offer a coed league on Saturday afternoons in Grandview, with another pending in Clintonville. It’s […]


Hudson Street Hooligans Basement: Soccer Bar

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The Alive wrote View Live Crew By Bryan Bullock March 27, 2008 It may not feel much like spring, but shin guards and short shorts are officially back in season. And when the Columbus Crew kicks off with a home opener Saturday, soccer fans will rally at Ruby Tuesday before, during and after the game. […]

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Lucky Stride Alleycat Race Review


The Alive wrote Manifest destiny John Ross March 20, 2008 Minutes before 3 p.m., in a damp Grandview parking lot, scores of colorful fixed-gear bike frames are laid carefully on their sides, and their adventurous owners stand alert at 50 yards — messenger bags cinched, gloves and hats donned, chain-link locks slung by the shoulder. […]


Top-ranked QB Pryor commits to Ohio State


ESPN.com wrote Top-ranked QB Pryor commits to Ohio State By Christopher Lawlor Updated: March 19, 2008 Terrelle Pryor, the nation’s top-ranked high school quarterback according to the ESPN 150 and the top unsigned senior, announced that he’ll attend Ohio State at the news conference at his high school in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. His decision comes […]


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