Lane Avenue is dead. The tailgate parties of old have been killed or corralled into irrelevance by Ohio State University's quest for a more wholesome image. If you're looking for a replacement, the closest big-time bash happens at Across the Field, a memorabilia store roughly 1.2 miles from the 'Shoe.

Lane Avenue is dead. The tailgate parties of old have been killed or corralled into irrelevance by Ohio State University's quest for a more wholesome image. If you're looking for a replacement, the closest big-time bash happens at Across the Field, a memorabilia store roughly 1.2 miles from the 'Shoe.

Starting at least four hours before every home game, you'll be treated to the pre-pigskin party a true Buckeye fan deserves. Beer tents. Food from a grill. Live music by The Danger Brothers, Eric Dove and Green Light Go. It's free, and all ages are welcome.