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Blue Jackets’ season schedule released

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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 […]


Shadowbox moving into the Brewery District


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 […]


City officials solicit names of problem bars

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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 […]


Bars ready to roll out Keno in Columbus

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The Dispatch wrote Bars ready to roll out Keno in Columbus and across Ohio Monday, July 14, 2008 BY JAMES NASH Before the sun rises three weeks from today, a new day in Ohio gambling history will dawn. Nearly 1,000 bars, bowling alleys, social clubs and other locations will begin selling tickets for Keno, a […]


Smoke ban dooms bars? Think again

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cincinnati.com wrote Smoke ban dooms bars? Think again Thursday, July 10, 2008 By Jon Craig Despite predictions the state smoking ban would doom Ohio bars, there are more places to drink now than before in Ohio. While many tavern owners complain the ban has cut into their profits, state liquor permit statistics don’t support that. […]


Bar of Modern Art Undergoing More Changes

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The following discussion is about BOMA, the Bar of Modern Art that opened on Broad St. in 2006. The club touted that it would be very exclusive, but that plan did not pay the bills. Now new management has decided to run it as a restaurant and event space with club events being extra. Related […]


Wall-E Review

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(FIRE IN THE HOLE: POSSIBLE SPOILERS) Okay, I saw Wall-E. I was very impressed. No, it’s no My Neighbor Totoro, but what is? Even Santa Claus v. Totoro would be a series of grey decisions, possibly resulting in some new nation-state boundaries: Mai and Totoro But Wall-E is pretty damned good. I would go again… […]


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