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Akron’s Popular Drive-In Swensons Eyes Columbus for New Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Akron’s Popular Drive-In Swensons Eyes Columbus for New Location

Akron’s famed drive-in burger spot, Swensons, seems to be eyeing Columbus for its first location outside of northeast Ohio. Its potential store is set to occupy a former bank at 7490 Sawmill Rd., bordering Columbus and Dublin. The plan, which would convert the 1.33-acre parcel purchased by MG Rome Hilliard LLC into a drive-in restaurant, […]

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Summer Movies Under the Stars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Summer Movies Under the Stars

The North Market kicked off the Summer Outdoor Movie season last Saturday with their new Downtown Drive-in Series, showing Toy Story. Here’s where you can find more movies to watch outside this summer. The Main Event in Bexley. May 16 at 9pm. The Muppets Columbus Commons. May 24 at 8pm. Finding Nemo Movie in the […]


North Market to Show Drive-In Movies This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Market to Show Drive-In Movies This Summer

The North Market announced today in collaboration with the Gateway Film Center a new drive-in movie event series that will debut this May. A 30-foot tall screen will pop-up in the North Market’s parking lot on a monthly basis, making it the only Downtown Drive-In east of the Mississippi. “Drive-in’s are incredible — they’re a […]


Swensons Eventually Coming to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The popular Akron-based burger drive-in Swensons is turning 75 this year, and the Akron Beacon Journal has posted up a great look at the past, present, and future of their business. There are currently seven Swensons locations, all in North Eastern Ohio with an eighth planned for Fort Wayne, Indiana. The article does include one […]


Another Sonic in Columbus on Olentangy River Road

 The Hegemo

The Lantern wrote Popular drive-in restaurant comes to Olentangy Matt Hancharick Issue date: 10/14/08 Soon, students can add another restaurant to their checklist of places to eat. A new Sonic Drive-In is under construction on Olentangy River Road, and will open its doors 6 a.m. Oct. 27. Sonic is a drive-in food chain where customers […]


Sonic Drive-In at Polaris is now open

vestanpance vestanpance

went on saturday. Waited 20 mins for food, then went to ask what was taking so long and I was told they brought the food out and nobody was there to claim it. Ummm I didn’t move my car so not sure how that could have happened. Anyway they gave it to me for free […]


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