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Best Local Landmark of 2010 – LeVeque Tower

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Another question new to this year’s “Best of 2010” list is the landmark question. We felt that it was a significant question to our poll takers after so many conversations this year revolved around the idea of branding (or re-branding) our city. The iconic 86-year-old LeVeque tower stood tall in first place on our list. […]

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Best Mode of Transportation of 2010 – Biking

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Biking soared to the top of our list in the category of “Best Mode of Transportation” in 2010, which could be attributed to the progress made this year on biking infrastructure. The first “sharrow” was painted on High Street back in May and hundreds of others have followed since then. Input was gathered on placements […]


Best Food Cart of 2010 – Foodie Cart

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We almost left the category of Best Food Cart off our list this year since we already did a more casual survey in September to find the Top 10 Food Carts of the Summer. We’re glad we did include this though, as the results that came back variety a little bit with a wide polling […]

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Best Hidden Gem of 2010 – Frank Fetch Park

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The best “Hidden Gem” is a new category in our “Best of” series, and it’s a bit of an awkward one. The Top 10 of these best kept secrets was compiled by popular vote. So technically, the more popular they are, the less obscure and hidden they are. Technicality aside, the list compiled is still […]


Best Sports Team of 2010 – The Buckeyes

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2010 was a pretty good year for sports in Columbus. The Crew went to the playoffs again. The Clippers went to the playoffs and won the Governor’s Cup. The Blue Jackets named a new head coach and started off this season pretty well (although their fumblings with the failed new mascot and jerseys may have […]


Best Store of 2010 – Tigertree

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Shopping at locally owned and independent retailers is something the readership of Columbus Underground is familiar with, and that fact shines through in our line up for Top 10 Stores of 2010. For the second year in a row, Tigertree, located at 771 North High Street topped the list. With an ever-changing inventory and products […]


Best Place to Shop of 2010 – Short North

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The Short North scores another threepeat this year by being voted up into the number one spot once again for places that locals love to shop. And with good reason too, as the Short North offers a little bit of something for everyone with a diverse range of unique retailers all within easy walking distance […]

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