Best Movie Theater: Arena Grand Movie Theatre

From the March 29, 2012 edition

You’ve got lots of options for staying home and watching a movie. Going out to see one should be special. And no theater in Columbus makes that experience more special than the Arena Grand.

The glowing beacon of that neon facade in the shadow of Nationwide Arena makes your date night feel a little Hollywood. And screw the popcorn; they’ve got Jeni’s ice cream at the concession stand!

Toss in the fact that it’s locally owned and operated — and don’t forget that they validate your parking for a buck — and you have a great reason to actually go out to the movies again.

Runners-up: Studio 35, Drexel Theatre

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