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Rumor Mill: East Village turning Tex-Mex

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ColumbusING wrote Goodby East Village. Hello “soon-to-be-named-tex-mex-sports-bar…” by David April 5, 2008 Word on the street is that Rajeshi Lahoti sold East Village in the Short North. New owners? Matt Leonard, former partner in Press Grill & Manny Adame, longtime whitecoat-wearer at Mitchell’s Steakhouse. The deal is just about done and once complete, my guess […]


Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon as owner plans retirement Saturday, April 5, 2008 BY AARON BECK Central Ohio will lose a much-loved concert venue — a “music-first” outlet for 20 years — when the Columbus Music Hall closes at month’s end. “I’m ready to move on,” owner Becky Ogden said. […]


Buckeyes beat Massachusetts for NIT championship


cbssportsline.com wrote Koufos, Butler lead Buckeyes past Massachusetts to NIT championship April 3, 2008 A year removed from a loss in the national title game, Ohio State has a championship trophy to carry home. Nevermind that it’s from the NIT. Jamar Butler and his buddies couldn’t care less. Butler had 19 points and eight assists […]


Memories of Cooper Stadium

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The Dispatch wrote Memories of the Coop Thursday, April 3, 2008 BY JEFF THITOFF Today, Cooper Stadium — one of the grandfathers of ballparks — kicks off its final season of playing host to professional baseball in Columbus. The mecca on Mound Street, built in 1932 to house the Columbus Red Birds, will serve as […]


Bait & Tackle shop could be new Brewery District Bar

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The Dispatch wrote A beer with your bait Monday, March 31, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK The owner of a modest fishing shop in the Brewery District wants to build a bar to sell beer with the bait. A little nightcap to go with your night crawlers. “We want to open this thing up and have […]


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 […]


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