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House of Crave to become A&R Music Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Other Paper: House of Crave gets a facelift, new name By Eric Lyttle While most Arena District businesses will throw open their doors to greet these summer baseball fans, only one—the A&R Music Bar—will actually build a new set of doors for these prospective new customers. The A&R Music Bar is the new […]


Arena District Establishments Get Ready for Baseball

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From The Dispatch: Clippers fever on tap across Arena District By Bill Chronister O’Shaughnessy’s Public House has an agreement with Schmidt’s to sell Bahama Mamas, fresh off the grill, in the restaurant. Frog, Bear & Wild Boar has declared itself the official pre- and post-game party place. Inside Huntington Park, Elevator Brewing Co., Bob Evans, […]


The Upper Arlington Library Levy on May 5th

 A. Miller

The UA Library system is in need of updating many mechanical systems that are well beyond their useful life as well as preparing the buildings for the next quarter century of life. It’s been 25 years since the last major library improvements and this levy is expected to take the library through another 25. Needless […]

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UFC 96 at Nationwide Arena Draws Huge Crowds

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From MMAJunkie.com: UFC 96 draws 17,033 spectators for a $1.8 million gate by Kyle Nagel Despite a main event that lacked in promotional power, UFC 96 drew 17,033 spectators to Nationwide Arena on Saturday night for a gate of $1.8 million, UFC president Dana White said. White had already announced that Columbus would see another […]


Shadowbox Cabaret may not be leaving Easton

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Shadowbox might not make move to Brewery District By Michael Grossberg Shadowbox is reconsidering its plan for a move from Easton Town Center to a new theater in the Brewery District. The troupe — which presents music, comedy and theater — is negotiating to expand its Easton space amid uncertain financing for […]


Entertainment Lineup for 2009 Ohio State Fair

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What do Kenny Rogers, Kelly Clarkson, and Keith Sweat have in common? They’ve all just been announced for the entertainment lineup for this year’s Ohio State Fair. The full schedule can be found online at OhioStateFair.com, and also includes Rascal Flatts, Glen Campbell, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Eric Benét, and a few others.


Stretching Entertainment Dollars In The Recession


Ohio, more than many states, has been deeply affected by the current recession. With the economy floating between “bad” and “abysmal,” it is not hard to see why many people would like to get out and try to divert their attention away from their problems, and away from the state of things, but as is […]

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