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Best Movie of 2009: Inglourious Basterds

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The Film Section of the Columbus Underground Messageboard is always abuzz with the latest theatrical releases, and 2009 was no exception. The one movie that stood out in this past year’s reader’s poll was Quentin Tarantino’s long awaited World War II Spaghetti Western, Inglourious Basterds. Released on August 21st, the film featured standout performances by […]


Best Local DJ 2009: DJ Moxy

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(Photo by Jane Bruce) This year’s top DJ list for Columbus saw the rise of DJ Moxy from 4th place last year to the number one spot. Working as both a local music producer and a live dj for the past eight years, Moxy kept a very busy scheduled throughout 2009. She was a regular […]


The Grandview Theatre Opens Tonight

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There’s been a few special events that have taken place at the new Grandview Theatre over the past few months, but the official public grand opening takes place tonight. The first film to be shown at the new venue is Everybody’s Fine, a new Robert De Niro Christmas dramedy. More information about the new theatre, […]


Madlab Presents 3 in 30: Abandon

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Another edition of Madlab Theatre‘s “3 in 30” performances is opening this Friday, December 4th (with a second show next Friday, December 11th) at their Downtown theatre space near CCAD. We sat down with Chris Morris, one of the writers of the trio of plays, to discuss the upcoming event and the type of artistic […]


Beulah Park Adds Electronic Slot Machine Games

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Can’t wait for casino gambling in Columbus? Then perhaps you need to take a trip down to Grove City. According to this Dispatch article yesterday, the Beulah Park horse-racing track added 30 “Sweepstakes” video machines last week. Players purchase a pre-paid card to swipe at the electronic terminals to play a variety of different games, […]


Kingsdale Plans for New Restaurant Spaces

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According to this article from yesterday’s This Week News, the recently demolished Kingsdale Shoping Center in Upper Arlington has been approved for four additional liquor licenses under a new “Community Entertainment District” designation. The plan was approved to attract restaurants to the newly redeveloped shopping center which is scheduled for reopening sometime in early 2010.


Dave & Buster’s Opens New Polaris Location

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On Monday, Dave & Buster’s opened their second Columbus location at the newly completed Lifestyle Center at The Polaris Mall. This D&B is one of their smaller-footprint stores at only 17,000 square feet and includes a new modern layout that they’re rolling out to their new locations. The establishment includes over 80 arcade games, a […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!