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Arena District Restaurants Pin Hopes On Blue Jackets

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WBNS 10-TV wrote Arena District Restaurants Pin Hopes On Blue Jackets Friday, October 17, 2008 Restaurants and bars in the Arena District are hoping a winning Blue Jackets team will improve what has been a dismal year for business. The worsening economy has thinned the crowds dining in the downtown entertainment district. “Everyone is claiming […]


Blue Jackets’ opener a celebration of Mr. Mac

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  The Dispatch wrote Blue Jackets’ opener a celebration of Mr. Mac  Friday, October 17, 2008 BY AARON PORTZLINE Last May 6, 11 days after John H. McConnell’s death, the Blue Jackets held a memorial in a dark, somber Nationwide Arena to honor the business pioneer, philanthropist, team founder and principal owner. Tonight, McConnell’s name […]

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Columbus attempts to woo NCAA Women’s Final Four

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  The Dispatch wrote City pulls out all the stops to woo NCAA Women’s Final Four  Thursday, October 16, 2008 BY MARGARET HARDING Cheerleaders are part of NCAA basketball tournaments — and, at least yesterday, they were part of efforts to bring the Women’s Final Four to Columbus. Everywhere they went during a tour of […]


Barrel 44: A Whiskey Bar Work In Progress

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LifeEpicurean.com wrote Barrel 44: A Whiskey Bar Work In Progress Thursday, October 16th, 2008 BY ANGEL JACKSON For many Columbus residents, the grand opening of Barrel 44, a new whiskey bar in the Short North, was a much anticipated event, so it came as quite a surprise to discover the bar had opened, very much […]


Harrison’s on Third – Grand Opening on Friday

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  Harrison’s On Third Email Newsletter wrote Open for Business: 10-17-08  Yes, this Friday! Short notice, we know. Didn’t think we should keep you waiting. Inspections passed just the other day, and here we are. Although we are officially open to the public for business on Friday we are still working out the kinks, so […]


Columbus Jazz Orchestra profiled in UWeekly

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UWeekly wrote Columbus Jazz Orchestra October 15, 2008 By Brett Pohlman Oh, remember the good ole days of flappers, speakeasies, and the Charleston. Times were carefree, and Americans still listened to the radio for most of their entertainment. Of course, none of us really “remember” the 1920s, because we did not exist; nevertheless, we know […]

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Group seeking Crew drops bid for Vegas franchise

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The Dispatch wrote Group seeking part ownership of Columbus Crew drops bid for Las Vegas franchise Wednesday, October 15, 2008 BY SHAWN MITCHELL The leader of an investor group pursuing an ownership stake in the Columbus Crew is no longer trying to lure a Major League Soccer expansion team to Las Vegas for the 2011 […]


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