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Top 10 Local Columbus Bands of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Local Columbus Bands of 2016

The ever-changing local music scene continues to evolve in Columbus, with different bands ebbing and flowing across our annual Top 10 list of musical talent. This year, our readers and contributors picked the nationally known Lydia Loveless to return to the top of the charts. Loveless had a big year in 2016 with the release […]

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Top 10 Movie Theaters in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Movie Theaters in Columbus of 2016

From megaplexes to independents, Columbus has a lot of different options to see movies up on the big screen. And even if you’re not interested in the latest super hero sequel or Oscar bait, many local theaters feature a plethora of programming that includes cult films, special features, tv show viewing, movie marathons and much […]

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Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

Best of CU Best of CU Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

After nearly five years in business in Olde Towne East, the Old Familiar Barbershop may not be quite that old, but is certainly a familiar neighborhood staple on Parsons Avenue. The shop has grown rapidly over the years from a two-man operation to serving customers in five busy barber chairs. In addition to in-store operations […]

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The Top 25 Restaurants in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 25 Restaurants in Columbus of 2016

Columbus is filled with amazing restaurants both old and new. Each year our readers and contributors deliberate over the best of the best to determine our top restaurants list for the year, which is always a difficult decision given the wide range of choices and options that exist. This year’s Top 25 list (there’s too […]

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Top 10 Salons & Spas in Columbus of 2016

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There are a lot of places you can get your hair done and find spa treatments all throughout Columbus and the surrounding suburbs. But each year only one can be named the best of the best in our annual readers poll. This year, our readers and contributors picked Clintonville’s Virtue Vegan Salon for the top […]

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The Top 10 Best Films of 2016

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 10 Best Films of 2016

Hollywood kind of crapped out this year. Very few of the big box office cash grabs turned out to be worth watching. Few were as dumpster-fire bad as Suicide Squad, but where was this year’s Mad Max or Guardians of the Galaxy? Yes, Rogue One impressed and Deadpool exceeded expectations, but aside from some outstanding […]

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Top 10 Locally Made Products in Columbus of 2016

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Central Ohio is filled with locally made products. Local consumers have their choice of local food items, soaps, health products and more, right along side the national name brands. Many of these products don’t have a specific store of their own, so they need to be sought out in grocery stores, specialty shops, or online. […]

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