100 things to do before you graduate: 81-90

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From the August 15, 2013 edition

81. WATCH A MOVIE WITH YOUR MIDNIGHT SNACK AT LATE NIGHT SLICE

1030 N. High St., Short North

latenightslice.com

This Short North pizza truck slings hot and gooey slices and pies ’til the wee hours. Grab a table while you eat and you can watch a flick or some kitschy TV show projected on the parking lot’s brick wall.

82. SEE MUSIC ON THE CHEAP AT THE BASEMENT

391 Neil Ave., Arena District

614-461-5483

promowestlive.com

This intimate, underground venue in the Arena District (next to the spacious LC Pavilion) is the place to see up-and coming touring bands, usually for a ticket price that can’t be beat.

83. STOP AND SMELL 11,000 ROSES

3923 N. High St., Clintonville

614-645-3217

parkofroses.org

With various rose gardens and gorgeous landscaping spanning 13 acres, strolling through the Park of Roses is a delightfully fragrant way to enjoy the great outdoors.

84. GET A TASTY REMINDER OF MOM’S KITCHEN AT NANCY’S HOME COOKING

3133 N. High St., Clintonville

614-265-9012

Have a hankering for chicken and noodles, Garbage Omelets and meatloaf? Head to everyone’s favorite Clintonville diner for some homemade favorites that would make your mom proud.

85. GET MAC AND CHEESE WITH GREAT ATMOSPHERE ON THE SIDE AT BLUE DANUBE

2439 N. High St., Campus

614-261-9308

The Dube is a tradition and an essential college experience. Stop by for late night eats after a show at the Newport and get side of super-indulgent mac and cheese.

86. GO CRATE-DIGGING FOR VINYL AT MAGNOLIA THUNDERPUSSY

1155 N. High St., Short North

614-421-1512

thunderpussy.com

Listen up, music lovers: Magnolia Thunderpussy has a wide selection of new and used CDs, DVDs, posters and even records. It’s a great place to dig in and search for the real deal on vinyl.

87. STAND UP FOR LOCAL LAUGHS AT THE FUNNY BONE

145 Easton Town Ctr., Easton

614-471-5653

columbusfunnybone.com

On Tuesday nights, support local laugh-makers at the Funny Bone’s Columbus Comedian Showcase for just $5. Want to earn a laugh yourself? Sign up to showcase your own talent.

88. DON A JAUNTY HAT AT TIGERTREE

787 N. High St., Short North

614-299-2660

shoptigertree.blogspot.com

This Short North boutique features men and women’s clothing, jewelry and fun gifts (including stylish chapeaus).

89. KICK IT UP WITH HOUNDDOGS’ SPICY PIE AT 3 A.M.

2657 N. High St., Campus

614-261-4686

hounddogspizza.com

An all-night campus haunt, Hounddogs Three Degree Pizza is one of the best places in Columbus to refuel when everyone else is sleeping. Don’t miss the spicy sauce and the garlicky Smokin’ Joe’s crust.

90. PUT OUT THE FIRE ON THE RHINE ... IF YOU CAN HANDLE IT

248 S. Fourth St., Downtown

614-824-4673

dirtyfrankscolumbus.com

Like your dogs hot and spicy? Head to the fun Downtown hangout Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace. Among all the crazy combos is the kicked-up Fire on the Rhine dog. If you can’t handle it, cool off with one of their signature slushies.

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