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Preview: Lydia Loveless tonight at Ace of Cups

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Lydia Loveless tonight at Ace of Cups

Start your weekend a little early with Comfest alum and favorite, Lydia Loveless. It’s been awhile since we’ve caught up with Lydia, and since there’s a hometown show tonight, it was perfect timing. I sent some questions to Lydia last night and woke up with answers of running away from exes (I thought I was the […]

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Local Music Week: Psychic Wheels

Briana Henry Briana Henry Local Music Week: Psychic Wheels

Columbus Underground is celebrating Local Music this week with features on local bands, music venues and the various Columbus sounds that make up the music scene. So sit back and let music writer & reviewer Briana Henry be your guide to all things local music! Psychic Wheels gets their own post because they consistently blow […]

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Local Music Week: Comrade Question & Cadaver Dogs

Briana Henry Briana Henry Local Music Week: Comrade Question & Cadaver Dogs

Columbus Underground is celebrating Local Music this week with features on local bands, music venues and the various Columbus sounds that make up the music scene. So sit back and let music writer & reviewer Briana Henry be your guide to all things local music! This week marks local music week here on Columbus Underground […]

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Beat the Summer Heat with J-Pops Gourmet Ice Pops

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Beat the Summer Heat with J-Pops Gourmet Ice Pops

Don’t call it a popsicle. It’s similar to one, but the frozen treats Steve White offers from his J-Pops cart is nothing like the rainbow-colored, generic popsicles you find in your supermarket freezer. These are Ice Pops: all-natural, hand-crafted, and made from locally-sourced fruits, flowers, and herbs. Steve White first began experimenting with ice pops […]

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Best Columbus Event of 2012: Comfest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Columbus Event of 2012: Comfest

Summers in Columbus are a great time for festival-goers. From the Columbus Arts Festival in May to Highball Halloween in October, there’s many types of events to appeal to just about anyone. When we poll our readers on their absolute favorite festival, they’ve picked the Community Festival (better known as Comfest) for the past five […]

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ComFest Grants: The Embodiment of Our Mission

 Jodi Kushins

This June, as you are standing online to get a beer at the Community Festival (aka ComFest), please consider this: Everytime you fill that giant plastic mug, you are helping us build a better community. I know it seems a bit backwards – beer is not exactly the symbol of health and prosperity – but […]

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Comfest’s Hidden Gem: The Spruce Campbells

 Josh Fitzwater

2011’s Comfest was of particular interest to me. Well, let’s be honest, I’m interested every year. But this year, it wasn’t so much the bands I was interested in — it was Comfest itself. If you are a Comfestite, you know last year’s story: A tragic drug-induced suicide, a Mark Fisher-less three-day festival, a sea […]

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