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Review: The Dark Knight

 Motley Queue

Standing in a ridiculously long line to get into the theater to watch Dark Knight, we spotted a grown man wearing full Joker face make-up. Given that it was 95-degrees out, I imagine he spent the rest of his day scrubbing melted make-up out of his upholstery. At least he could console himself with the […]

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Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar coming to Arena District

 

Columbus Business First wrote Piano bar coming to Arena District Monday, July 21, 2008 The newest business in Columbus’ Arena District will offer a different variety of face-off this year. Developer Nationwide Realty Investors Ltd. on Monday said it has signed Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar to open this fall in the neighborhood anchored by […]

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Byron Stripling on mission to share great music

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Performer, director on mission to share great music Sunday, July 20, 2008 BY GARY BUDZAK Summertime is no time to chill out for Byron Stripling. The jazz trumpeter and singer is spending the hot months juggling national appearances with performances near and far by the orchestra he directs. On June 25, the […]

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Fans clash as West Ham beats Crew 3-1

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soccernet.espn.go.com wrote Fans clash as West Ham beats Crew 3-1 July 20, 2008 A halftime brawl between more than 100 fans marred an exhibition match Sunday between West Ham United of the English Premier League club and the MLS’ Columbus Crew. The fights, which overshadowed West Ham United’s 3-1 win, began when a handful of […]

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Blue Jackets’ season schedule released

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Blue Jackets’ season schedule released Thursday, July 17, 2008 BY AARON PORTZLINE For the first time since they joined the NHL, the Blue Jackets will open the season with a three-game trip. The 82-game schedule, released today, opens Friday, Oct. 10 at Dallas and continues Oct. 11 at Phoenix and Oct. 14 […]

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Shadowbox moving into the Brewery District

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Press Release wrote Shadowbox Building Permanent Home Downtown July, 2008, Columbus OH – – Following an exhaustive search and much media speculation, Steve Guyer, Shadowbox president and CEO, announces the Shadowbox Board’s decision to move the sketch comedy and rock ‘n’ roll club to a permanent home in Columbus’ Brewery District. After a ten year […]

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City officials solicit names of problem bars

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Columbus Local News wrote City officials solicit names of problem bars Published: Monday, July 14, 2008 Columbus City Council is beginning action that could lead to last call in some local bars. Council and City Attorney Richard Pfeiffer have initiated the annual process to object to the renewal of liquor permits in what city officials […]

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