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Honored that the Short North Gazette sprinkled Doo Dah love dust on their pages of the September/October 2016 issue.  Thank you Margaret!!

Short North Gazette's September/October 2016 Cover Page 

King Mango of the King Mango Strut, Coconut Grove, Florida came to march in Doo Dah 2016.  He gave peas a chance!  He's on page 8. 

Short North Gazette's Annual Doo Dah Photo Collage.  Photos on Page 8 by Michael Gruber

The spirit of Prince walked tall through Doo Dah 2016.  He's on page 9.

Short North Gazette's Annual Doo Dah Photo Collage.  Photos on Page 9 by Michael Gruber

Columbus did not vote for Mz Doo Dah's New Wards of Columbus; the Psycho Ward, the Geriatrics Ward, and the Detox Ward.  Pictures on Page 24.

Short North Gazette's Annual Doo Dah Photo Collage.  Photos on Page 24 by Larry Hamill

It's good to know that the Marching Fide's are "Making Cuba Great Again".  Pictures on Page 25.

Short North Gazette's Annual Doo Dah Photo Collage.  Photos on Page 25 by Larry Hamill

 

 

Doo Dah Poster 2016
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Print your own, or get 1 from Short North Tavern or BP on Neil Ave,

CHAOS & CONTROL

Get smart! 

Get to Doo Dah!

 
 

 

A Politically Incorrect Spin on a Parade!

 

Less-Than-Grand Marshal DJ Michael B. Coleman will be spinning Chaos and Control at the 33rd Annual Doo Dah Parade. 

 

The Doo Dah Parade is about Freedom of Speech, through humor.  Put your own humorous spin on an issue and march in irreverence on the Fourth of July in the Short North Arts District.

 

Remember, ALL politician must wear a funny hat.  No full nudity.  No blatant advertising.  You don’t even have to pre-register.  And, there is no entry fee!  What the what?!  This seems too good to be true!

 

Come out and see for yourself.  If you’re too politically correct to march, then just come and sit along the parade route to watch and get a good laugh.

 

There's also an Official Doo Dah Block Party on Buttles between High Street and Park Street. It's Free too with a great band line-up!

 

10a Ryan Smith

11a Devil Doves

12n The Jeffs

  1p National Anthem - (everyone thoughtout the entire parade route, Stand & sing please)

  1p The Doo Dah Parade

  3p Trouble Boys

  4p McCallister

  5p Dan Dougan & Little Bothers

  6p The High Definitions

Bring a chair or blanket.  Rain or shine!

 

For parade route and more incorrect information:  www.DooDahParade.com

 

Contact:  Deb Roberts, PhDooDahology

Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah

614-228-1868

Doo Dah Parade

2016

33rd Annual Doo Dah Parade

Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy!

Freedom of speech, through humor! 

Columbus, OH

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Stand & Sing out the National Anthem at 1pm! 

Parade @ 1:00 p.m.

Line-up somewhere around Noon

Block Party 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

March in the 33rd Annual Doo Dah Parade

(that'll be a record) 

No Entry Fee!  Just Show Up!! 

Doo Dah 2016 dedicated in loving memory of our

Founder, Gregory M. Carr 

 

 

 Less-Than-Grand Marshal:

Former Mayor of Columbus, Michael B. Coleman!

(Also known as "Citizen Mike") 

2016 Doo Dah DisOrganizer DisHonoree:

 Walt Thieman! 

Walt's repsonsiblity with Doo Dah is to not only "handle" the Less-Than-Grand Marshal, he is required to take a nap while selling T-Shirt at ComFest.   

Parade Party!!! - Free Admission!
The Party starts At 10:00 A.M. and continues
well after the dust of The Doo Dah Parade has settled
(probably until 7pm)
Location:  On Buttles Avenue
(Between High Street and Park Street)
Doo Dah Block Party will be Complete with Live Music,
Entertainment, Beer, Food, and Prizes. 
Thank the bands...they're all playing for FREE!!
FREE ADMISSION!! 
 
Doo Dah Rockin' Rockers 2016
Doo Dah Rock Star Line-Up

10a Ryan Smith

11a Devil Doves 

12n The Jeffs

1p National Anthem -

1p The Doo Dah Parade

3p Trouble Boys

4p McCallister

5p Dan Dougan & Little Bothers

6p The High Definitions

 

 

How some people explain Doo Dah:

 

Craziest Parade in History

Doo Dah!  Doo Dah

Humorous! Fun! Fantastic

Liberty & Lunacy

Freedom of Speech, through humor

Express yourself

It’s a very important day for the Marching Fidel’s

Satirical

Unique

Symbolic of how Columbus is

You can be who you want to be and have a great time doing it

It’s all meant in Jest and fun

Important for a mother to show her daughter all the uniqueness and diversity

Laughter is the best medicine

 Doo Dah $$ Congress 

“The Grand Club”

Short North Tavern

Joseph R. Landusky II, Esq.

The Garden * The Chamber * The Joint

Tom Coombs, Rolling Meadows, IL

Bernard's Tavern

CD102.5/Big Room Bar & Sir Randy Malloy

White Castle

Club 185

El Camino Inn

Little Palace

Philco Bar + Diner

The Rossi Bar + Kitchen

 

“Supreme Senators”

Short North Civic Association

Short North Foundation

Press Grill & Press Grill 5th Avenue

Zeno's on 3rd Ave

Greg Zanetos

Anthony Thomas Candies

Doug & Kim Borror

Mike's Bar

Pint House

Forno Kitchen + Bar

Mac’s Café

Fabian’s Chicago Style Pizza Place

Union Café

Axis Night Club

Dempsey's Food + Spirits

 

“Special Joint Chiefs”

Accountants on Parole

Skyward Grille

Second Sole

Maryellen O'Shaughnessy

    Franklin Co. Clerk of Courts

James B. Ford, D.D.S.

Denmark On High

Walt Thieman

Victorian Village Guest House

Seventh Son Brewing

sdg Security

Stonewall Columbus

Bill & Lisa Wood

Flying Ace Rental

Michael's Goody Boy

Cutler Real Estate's Meyer & Dial Team

basi italia

Todd & Mindy Law

The Appraisal Group, Inc.

BIG FUN! Columbus

Downtown Michael S. Brown

Michael Sexton, Mayor of the Short North 

 Councilman Michael Stinziano

Air BnB 3rd Floor in Vic Village

Wilber Hills Country Club

Metro-Rentals.com

Think-Urban.com

E.C.T. Pedicab 

 

“Loyal Lobbyists”

Attorney Andrew Klein

 

Kristin Boggs - 18th HD State Rep.

 

Ziggy's Drive-Thru on 3rd

 

About Face

Dr. Dennis Agin

 

Thurber Village Market BP

 

Farm Boy Bill (William B. Casey)

 

Level Dining Lounge

 

Healing Ways, Christine McDevitt, LMT

 

Kroger Community Rewards #84794

 

Sgt. Dale - "I Know Nothing" Schultz

 

Fitness Resources Personal Training

 

Boulevard Strategies

 

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

 

Sharon Young w/KW Classic Properties

 

Poet & Editor Pudding Magazine

  Connie Willett Everett

Walter Jan Everett

Brew-Stirs Clintonville Tavern

The Lamp Shade

Bruce Dooley of KW Dooley Co & Team

 

  Donna Bates 

 

"IN MEMORY"

 

Our Fallen U.S. Troops

 

Gregory M. Carr - Doo Dah Founder

 

Tommy Thomson - Short North Gazette Founder

 

Leslyn Marie Coombs Yowell

Amos H. Lynch Sr

 

David Preston Rodebaugh

Kristin Kraft-Tuten

 

Cherri Mitchell

Denny Griffith

AfroDuck

 

Mike Bowersock

Nancy Haitz

Officer Steven Smith

 

 

"Kudos"

 

The Doo Dah DisOrganizers

 

Audio Slayer Productions  

Five Star Events & Catering

 

Central OH Chapter of NECA

GPAD

IBEW Local 683

 

Chase Bank German Village

First Commonwealth Bank

 

ComFest

Short North Alliance

Mid-Ohio Golf Carts

Hannah Burgoon

 

Short North Gazette

The Media

Short North Travel

r design & printing

Experience Columbus

 

Greg Solak of

   Staples Facilities Solutions

 

City of Columbus Staffers

Columbus City Police

 

Columbus Distributing Co.

 

Putnam White Lewis Ins. Agency Inc.

 

Ares Sportswear

Donna Estep, Mixed Media Artist

 

DOO DAH PARTY!!

@ High & Buttles<7/4>10a-7p

Free Music! Free Entry! Cheap Beer!

 Doo Dah Rock Star Line-Up

10a Ryan Smith

11a Devil Doves

12n The Jeffs

1p National Anthem -

1p The Doo Dah Parade

3p Trouble Boys

4p McCallister

5p Dan Dougan & Little Bothers

6p The High Definitions

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Ode to Doo Dah 2015

So after many days of napping, putting stuff away, paying Doo Dah bills, and generally simply recovering, I’m back on my feet. Doo Dah!

What got me moving again, is really what got me most moved at Doo Dah. You. You, singing the National Anthem so loud and proud as if nothing but country pride coursed through your veins.

You. You made me and the city laugh so hard with your razor sharp satirical humor. Don’t you just love that next day feeling when your stomach muscles hurt from using them so much from laughing?

Some good news is, the Marching Fidel’s took only willing subjects to Cuba this year; sold them some goods and then kicked them back to the good old U.S. of A.

Jim Maneri was back from his cruise ship's three hour tour to lead and drop the baton for the band of bohemian musicians playing the best off-key and out of tune instruments while stumbling down the streets of Columbus.

Speaking of streets. You jammed packed the parade route so much that next year we’re going to have add some more blocks to the Doo Dah route!! The folks on Neil & Dennison should be happy about this news!

You, you, and you! The parade route was 100% parade again!! 3rd year in a row that the begging of the parade got to the end of the parade as the end of the parade was begging the parade! Follow that?

The amount of people “in” the parade may have set a record! One of these days we really ought to take a head count. But, by time the parade rolls around to High Street there actually are more people in the parade than there were when it started out. Plus, some people stop to play at friends’ houses and never get back into the parade or they bring more people out with them to march. So, try and count that chaos.

Try to count the V.I.P.’s secretly watching Doo Dah along the parade route.
I “heard” that not only was Mayor Michael B. Coleman and former Governor Ted Strickland there, supposedly so was OSU's Gene Smith and Urban & Shelley Meyer. Or, is this just a new Urban legend?

Speaking of legends. Less-Than-Grand Marshal Gregg Dodd took his role of responsibility to the maximumgloodiolus legendary level. Good luck to next year’s Less-Than-Grand Marshal to try to top Mr. Dodd’s pride and excitement level. It is not required of future LTGM’s to perform splits.

I’m going spit here. Again, thank you and to everyone who made Doo Dah 2015 another one for the hysterical history books!

Love from the Land of Doo Dah,
Mz Doo Dah, Deb Roberts. Your ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah.

There's a lot of people to thank for 2015, but zany people of the following floats gets extra kudos!

 

Young Professionals Against Diabetes

Yay Bikes

WWII Girls

Wrecking Ball

We’re not going to bake it anymore

Walking Eyeballs

Vegans – Give Pea’s a Chance

Vagina Gals (guys)

V.W. Dog Bug

Tropical DisEnchantment

TigerTree got laid

Three legged guy

The Supremes,” featured five justices

The Silver Armed Bandits

The F*#k It List

Supreme Justice – Big Head

 

Speedo Guy on Bike 

Solo Tuba Guy – Looking for a band

SOB’s – Society of Oppressed Bakers

Silly bikes – Tall & Short & Long

Scaratorium

Save the WereWolf (Endangered Species)

Roller Derby Girls

Rocky Horror Picture Show Troupe - Stop Looking at our Butts

Queen of Balls – Jaw’s Balls

Politician Michael Stinzanio wearing funny hat

Ooh, La, La’s

Nuns on High Street 

National Anthem

Mono Wheel Uncle Sam

Miss Road Kill 2015

Marching Fidel’s “Welcome to Cuba!”

Man in electric-pink fishnet stockings.

Ludwig Van Beethoven coming to Newport

Liz’s Lemons restaurant headstones

Less-Than-Grand Marshal – Dodd Loves You!

Jugglers

Jeri’s Splendid Oral Care

Improv comics

Human Fish Aquarium

Human fire hydrant

Hula girls

Horror Heap

Giant puppets

Giant Gold Fish

Former Govern Ted Strickland (as himself)

Flour Power + Flour Child, Wilbur Hills Country Club

Equation Car

Doo Dah Uber Car Company - Stretch Golf Cart Limo

Doo Dah Band (Band with no name)

Devil on Motorcycle

Dancing Diva’s

Dance Walk Columbus

Columbus Ghost Busters

Columbus Comic Rule – Angry Toast

Citizens for larger parking spaces - 1973 Lincoln Mark IV

CD102.5 “For Sale” 25 Years of Beers

Car Art – Skeleton

Car Art – Cornlumbus

Car Art – Cork My Ride

Car Art – Baby Doll Heads

Captain Ohio

Buckeye Lake – Just Add Water

Buckeye Lake – Got Mud?

Buckeye Lake – Dam (Damn) problem!

Bert and Ernie in bondage

Bernie Sanders for President Club

Belly Dancers - Stop the Tyranny of Auto Renewals

Batman

Bald eagle wearing a miniskirt

Artist Wrestling League

Army guy in Scooter

"I am Doo Dah!"

Doo Dah 2015

32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade!
Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy and the freedom of speech, through humor with off the wall range of mischiefs, grounded super heroes, political debacles, homegrown satirists, and the other bohemian frolickers winding thru the Short North.  Political Satire at Its Worst!  Sharpen your pencil...Sharpen your wit...Get Ready for your interview... and march in the 32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade With Less-Than-Grand Marshal Gregg Dodd! (The most interviewed man on earth!).  Stand and belt out the National Anthem at 1:00 p.m. then the Parade stumbles and starts thereafter.  Line-up begins somewhere around Noon at Goodale & Park. There's a FREE Music Block Party at High & Buttles from 10 a to 10 p.  Watch or March in the Craziest Parade in History!   No entry fee, Just show up!
 

Columbus, OH

Saturday, July 4th

Parade @ 1:00 p.m.

Line-up somewhere around Noon

Block Party 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

March in the 32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade

With Less-Than-Grand Marshal Gregg Dodd! 
(The most interviewed man on earth!)

DisOrganizer DisHonoree John Allen
& The Short North Tavern Staffers!

 

No Entry Fee!  Just Show Up!! 

 

Saturday, July 4th, 2015


Worst Parade East of the Mississippi!   

No entry fee, Just show up! 

32nd Annual
Doo DahParade & Party
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy at the
32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade!
Exercise your First Amendment right, through humor.
The Craziest Parade in History! 
Parade Line-up begins as early as 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - Everyone throughout Doo Dah Land, even Politicians & Cops, sing out the National Anthem!
Parade Steps Off @ 1:00 p.m.
Beer, Bands, Fun Stuff & More ~ All Day!!
Support the Bars, Restaurants and merchants on July 4th and everyday
(especially our Doo Dah Contributors!)
Parade your stuff around Short North, Victorian & Italian Villages & Harrison West

Watch...
The Doo Dah Parade.
1:00 p.m.ish – 3:00 p.m.ish
1:00 p.m. - Everyone throughout Doo Dah Land, even Politicians & Cops, sing out the National Anthem!
 
It’s Free!
Bring a chair or blanket
Umbrella
Sunscreen
Leave the water guns & balloons & pets at home please

March...
in the Doo Dah Parade.
Line-up @ noon on Park Street
(between Buttles/Goodale)
heading north bound.
Enter in from Goodale Blvd.
There is No Entry Fee!  
You Just Show Up!
No Pre-Registration Required.
(ya, we know that's unusual)

2015 Parade Route...
Most likely Buttles to Neil to Second to High to Russell to Park

InVolunteer…
for an InSecurity position of UnImportance 
at the Doo Dah Parade. 
We offer no pay other than a T-Shirt,
whistle, water, badge
and our undying Doo Dah Love. 
Be Brave, Volunteer
or Call The Doo Dah Hotline: 
 614-228-0621

Parade Party!!! - Free Admission!
The Party starts At 10:00 A.M. and continues
well after the dust of The Doo Dah Parade has settled
(probably until 10:15 p.m. - since Doo Dah's on Saturday)
Location:  On Buttles Avenue
(Between High Street and Park Street)
Doo Dah Block Party will be Complete with Live Music,
Entertainment, Beer, Food, and Prizes. 
Thank the bands...they're all playing for FREE!!

Doo Dah Rockin' Rockers 2015 Line-Up
 
10 a.m.Ryan Smith
11 a.m.The Jeffs
NoonDoo Dah Dixies
1:00 p.m.National Anthem & Doo Dah Parade!
3:00 p.m.Trouble Boys
4:15 p.m.Devil Doves
5:30 p.m.McCallister 
6:45 p.m.Dan Dougan & Little Bothers
7:45 p.m.Discount Tents
8:45 p.m.The High Definitions

2015 Less-Than-Grand Marshal:

Gregg Dodd!!

The most Interviewed Man on Earth! 

 

2015 Doo Dah DisOrganizer DisHonoree:

John Allen & The Short North Tavern Staffers!

Short North Gazette
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July August Cover

 Short North Gazette Doo Dah Parade Photos are in!
Page 8 and Page 9 by Michael Gruber
Page 16 and Page 17 by Larry Hamill
 
 
Please be sure to pick up an issue of the Short North Gazette!

A Bright Shiny Columbus

On July 4th 2014, Columbus was shining so bright that you needed sunglasses.  I’m not taking only about the big shinny thing up in the sky that delivered us the perfect weather for the Doo Dah Parade, I’m not just talking about the giant shiny smile on Less-Than-Grand Marshal Jym Ganahl’s face as he waved to the crowd from a beautiful 1920 Coupe, nor the light that beamed from the rock stars performing on the block party stage.  I am not only talking about the bright smiles and rays of joy that came from the super-sized laughing and smiling crowd watching the Doo Dah Parade.  I am most defiantly talking about the brilliance that shined from the bright messages in the art work, the brilliant humor and cleverness of the satire from entrants of the 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade.  The brilliance this year was masterful to say the least.  No one, nor can I, pick the “best entry” because everyone who marched in the parade “got it” Your satire and art was brilliant.  You got the mockery and the humor down pat.  Even the few commercialized entries got it that they had to make fun of themselves.  If I sound like a preacher proud of the flock, I’ll take that satire with a bright smile on my face. 

 

Thank you everyone who had a part in making Columbus shine so bright that the teams from other galaxies showed up because they saw your brilliant beam of light.  Finally, to have a school of fish against Doo Dah was brilliant too! 

 

Love from the Land of Doo Dah,

Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah

Deb Roberts, PhDooDahology

www.DooDahParade.com

  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           Contact: 

June 13, 2014                                                                                                 Mz Doo Dah (Deb Roberts)

                                                                                                                        (614) 228-0621

 

 

 

 

Jym Ganahl, NBC4 Meteorologist, to serve as

Less-Than-Grand Marshal for 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade     

 

 

Legendary Columbus Meteorologist Jym Ganahl will join thousands of irreverent self-styled satirists, partygoers, exhibitionists and overall lost souls in the 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade.

 

As the 2014 Less-Than-Grand Marshall, Mr. Ganahl will be driven through the parade route in someone else’s dirty car in the midst of a poorly organized “parade” while being exposed to weather no one cannot predict with any accuracy.

 

Parade organizers invite people who think they're funny, and those who honestly admit they are not, to join the fun and march in the 2014 Doo Dah Parade.  Or for those lacking any creativity, to just sit there and watch everyone else have a good time. 

 

WHO:                    Lovers of Liberty and Lunacy

 

WHAT:                  31st Annual Doo Dah Parade

 

WHEN:                  Friday, July 4, 2014

                              Line up at noon

                              National Anthem at 1:00 p.m. sharp

                              Parade Steps off at 1:01 p.m.

                              (Rain Date is July 3)

 

WHERE:               Short North, Goodale Park, Columbus

                              Line up on Park Street between Buttles and Goodale

ROUTE:                Buttles Avenue, Neil Avenue, 2nd Avenue, High Street to Russell

 

Other highlights include an all day party featuring live music and adult beverages on Buttles between High and Park.

 

For more information, go to www.DooDahParade.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31st ANNUAL DOO DAH PARADE

Be Part Of The Excitement And March For Liberty And Lunacy.

 

Celebrate independence with irrelevance!  It's time to Doo Dah in the Short North at the 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade!

 

On July 4th, 2014 the infamous Doo Dah Parade will take over the streets around the Short North and Victorian Village.

 

Bring your best satire-face, strange attitude, and outrageous outlook on life, and march with others jut like you!

 

Don't miss your chance to be part of Columbus' great freedom tradition.

 

Step up, step in and get to the world famous Doo Dah Parade.

 

This Fourth of July, get famous yourself and join in the fun!

 

Voted the City's best parade is the one and only Doo Dah Parade in the fabulous Short North with a free music party at High & Buttles from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Be part of the excitement and march for liberty and lunacy.

 

Get in the line-up at Noon on Park Street at Goodale Park and march at 1 o'clock.

 

Fore more bad information go to www.DooDahParade.com

The 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade!

Friday, July 4th, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. (Rain Date July 3rd)

1:00 p.m. - Everyone throughout Doo Dah Land, even Politicians & Cops, sing out the National Anthem!

The Doo Dah Vortex!

Got sick of the Polar Vortex?  Want to take out some humor on it?  Then march in the 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade.  Satire the weather, satire yourself, satire a politicial issue or politician!  What ever you do, do it on July 4th at the Doo Dah Parade! 

PARADE ROUTE:  From Park Street onto Buttles, West on Buttles to North on Neil to East on Second to South on High to end at Russell & High.

Block Party (Buttles Between High & Park Streets) 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Short North Arts District, Columbus, Ohio

Yabba Dabba Doo Dah!

It's time for the 29th Annual Doo Dah Parade!

Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy! 

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 @ 1:00 p.m. (Rain Date July 3rd B.C.)

Short North Arts District, Columbus, Ohio

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy!

 Off the wall range of mischiefs, grounded super heroes, political debacles, homegrown satirists, and the other bohemian frolickers winding thru the Short North.

Watch or March in the Craziest Parade in History!   No entry fee, Just show up! 

29th Annual
Doo DahParade & Party
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy at the
29th Annual Doo Dah Parade!
Exercise your First Amendment right, through humor.
The Craziest Parade in History! 
Parade Line-up begins as early as 11:00 a.m.
Parade Steps Off @ 1:00 p.m.
Beer, Bands, Fun Stuff & More ~ All Day!!
Support the Bars, Restaurants and merchants on July 4th and everyday
(especially our Doo Dah Contributors!)
Parade your stuff around Short North, Victorian & Italian Villages & Harrison West

Parade Party!!! - Free Admision!
The Party starts At 10:00 A.M. and continues
well after the dust of The Doo Dah Parade has settled.
Location:  On Buttles Avenue
(Between High Street and Park Street)
Doo Dah Block Party will be Complete with Live Music,
Games, Entertainment,
Beer, Food, and Prizes. 
Thank the bands...they're all playing for FREE!!

Doo Dah Rockin' Rockers Line-up:
10:00 a.m. Paper Lantern
11:00 a.m. JESSIJEM 
12:00 p.m. Apple Bottom Gang
1:00 The 29th Annual DOO DAH PARADE
3:00 p.m. The SkilletLickers
4:00 p.m. Whoa Nellie!
5:00 p.m. McCallister
Less-Than-Honorable Judges Awards (somewhere dring McCallister's set)

2012 Less-Than-Grand Marshal:

Dino Tripodis of WSNY-Sunny 95!

2012 Doo Dah DisOrganizer DisHonoree:

Sharon Morton

DOO DAH PARADE

2011

Why March for Freedom of Speech, through humor?

'Cause We Can!

Be a "Cause" at

The 28th Annual

Doo Dah Parade

Monday, July 4, 2011

(Rain Date July 4, 1999)

It's an UnReal Parade

Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy, 'Cause you can! at The 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade on Monday, July 4th 2011 at 1:00 p.m.  No Entry Fee!  Just Show Up!  All politicians must wear a funny hat, no commercialized entries, no full nudity and no water balloons.  Other than that, let the humor rip!
Less-Than-Grand Marshal:  Lesley James of CD101 (102.5FM).  WWJD?  What will Lesley James Do?  Will she show up?  Or, will she be a no-show?  Tradition has it that the Less-Than-Grand Marshal usually does not to show up.  That was until Bob Nunnally discovered in 2000 that it was actually fun!
Political figure head's may roll, mother's milk may spray, and stupid things may happen, and we hope that you are there to be a part of it all!
Parade Route:  (Line-up on heading North on Park Street) Head West on Buttles Avenue to North on Neil Avenue to East on Second Avenue to South on High Street to Russell Avenue where it all falls apart.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket, water, sunscreen, and seriously - let the dog stay at home. 
If the parade was good for you, come on over to the Doo Dah Parade's "Afterglow" block party on Buttles Avenue between High Street & Park Street for Food, Beer, Fun and FREE live music from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
MUSIC MARTYRS FOR DOO DAH - 2011 Band Line-Up: 
10:00 a.m. – 1045 a.m. - Corey Landen Brunes
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. - Miss Molly & Friends
12:00 Noon – 12:45 p.m. - The Apple-Bottom Gang
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Break/National Anthem/Marchers Rev up!
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – The Main Attraction - The 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade! Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy!
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. - The Skilletlickers
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break/Announcements
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.- Marbles For Eyes
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Break/Announcements
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. - McCallister - (a band with no web-links.  But, they are playing at the Newport Music Hall next month!)
5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Winners & Losers - Prizes Awarded!
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Whoa Nellie!
Doo Dah thanks ALL of bands for performing for YOU for FREE!  Also thank you to Kurt Monnier of Listening Lamp for assisting with getting bands, and Doug Gouty for being Stage Manager for the day!
Produced by the Friends of Doo Dah, a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization recognized by the I.R.S. as a Charitable Organization.
Contact:  Mz Doo Dah @ 614-228-1868

Do you have a "Cause" worth marching for?  If so, then The 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade is the perfect place for you to be a Martyr - in a funny way.  It's satirical humor at its worst best. 

All politicians must wear a funny hat.  No full nudity.  And, no water guns or balloons please.

Can you believe it?  Still after all of these years, there is still no entry fee or registration required!  Why?  Because the Money Martyrs are paying for your enjoyment.  (Please take a minute and browse their web links in the right hand column).  You can be a Money Martyr too by clicking on the "Donate" button.

More silly details to come!

 

A little Negativity:  The Three Sins of Doo Dah:

1.  All Politicians must wear a funny hat!  Why?  'Cause we don't care about
Politicians.  We'd rather make fun of them.  That's Doo Dah for ya.  You're
in America Baby!  You know, where Freedom rings.  Freedom of Speech, though
humor is what Doo Dah is all about.   No funny hat...No marchie-marchie.

2.  No Commercialized entrees in the parade.  Why?  'Cause we don't care
that Company XYZ was in the Doo Dah Parade.  We care about what you have to
say.  So, don't come and be all commercialized and ready to march....'Cause
you won't, unless you have a message that's humorous.  And, no stupid
business banners either.

3.  No water balloons and super soakers and the likes.  Why?  'Cause, ask
the guy who's jaw was broken by one, just ask the guy who's windshield was
smashed by one, just ask the artist who's words become nothing but ink
blots.  How about putting drinking water stations out for the marchers
instead?  That would be novel.

Does this all sound serious?  Yes.  And that's just about all we're serious
about.  With the except that we are serious about YOU having FUN on July
4th, 2011!  Why is this humor thing so important?  Well, heck.  Don't we
have enough seriousness throughout the year?  Can't we take one guilt free
day and celebrate with some fun and laughter?  Laughter is not illegal in
the U.S.A!

Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy at the 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade on Monday July
4th, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.  Line-up @ Noon.  AfterGlow Party & Live Music at
High & Buttles from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  It's all FREE! (except for the
Beer & Food)

Doo Dah! Doo Dah!  Sing this song.  It might just put a smile on your face
and a pep in your step.

Remember:  No Entry Fee!  Just Show Up!

Contact:

With Love From the Land of Doo Dah,
Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah
Deb Roberts, PhDooDahology
www.DooDahParade.com
614-228-1868

Friends of Doo Dah is a Non-Profit Organization.

It’s UnOfficially Official…The Cool, The Hip, The Hot, Lesley James of CD 101 (102.5 FM) has agreed to be the 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade Less-Than-Grand Marshal!!  Time to break out the beanie hats and give ‘em a twirl.

2010 Less-Than-Grand Marshal:

Ann Fisher of WOSU AM/FM/TV (in 3D)
escorted (hopefully) by Police Horses Buddy & Harry (could be two plastic rocking horses)

2010 Doo Dah DisOrganizer DisHonoree:

Robert G. Marks
Bean Counter & Bail Bondsman

Doo Dah Parade + Party Band Line-up

July 4th, 2010

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.         Dottie and Clyde (Appalachian racket....Folk / Bluegrass / Country)

12:00 -  1:00 p.m.          Marbles for Eyes (Psychedelic IndieRock)

 1:00 -   3:00 p.m.      DOO DAH PARADE (Highlight of the Day)

 1:45 -  2:45 p.m.           Lemming (IndieRock) (While waiting for parade to come back around)

                                     and then when parade comes around the music stops...

                                     Then music picks back up after the Parade with.....

 3:00 -  4:00 p.m.          Flytown Soul Band (Funkadellic)

 4:00 p.m.ish                 Less-Than-Honorable Judges Awards - Parade Winners Announced

 4:00 -  5:00 p.m.          McAllister (Rock/Pop) (web-site being built)

 5:00 -  7:00 p.m.          It appears that a double booking has happened with the band to preform at 5:00 p.m.  The Mendelsonics is discussing taking this slot.  stay tuned!!

 

Bring your ComFest mug for the beer mugging price.
don't worry, we'll have cups for those who don't.

I want to say thank you.   Thank you to everyone who was outrageous enough to march in the 27th Annual Doo Dah Parade.  Entries were ravenously funny.  Thank you to those who watched it, mocked it, loved it, and even hated it (particularly the person in the Dispatch’s commentsof “Doo Dah Holds Nothing Sacred” article who said “…the out of touch burn outs that organize the thing haven't had their pulse on the community in years”). Thank you for all the fun comments and photos.  I can't wait to sit down and look over all the pics and reply to all the comments. 

The question as to "who won?".  The answer is everyone won.  The best bribes winner was the Wilber Hills Country Club..  The worst entry was the Hummer with the hummer crap ads.
 

General consensus is that this was best Doo Dah Parade in History, and most definitely the longest with most entries.  You guys rock!  I stood on the back seat of a golf-cart and looked down Park Street from Buttles to Goodale (even wrapped around the corner) and from curb to curb and saw it was packed with entrants.  I almost fell off the cart!

We've gotten all the trash picked up and inventory put away (with the exceptions of the golf-carts and the junk on my front porch).  I now might try to get some sleep.  Before I do, I want to also thank all of the DisOrganizers, the Contributors, the Vendors, the Logo/Poster/T-Shirt/Banner Designers and Creators, the City of Columbus & CPD, the Media, the Photographers, The Neighbors & Neighborhoods, the Bands, Stage & Sound folks, those who Marched and those Watched, and everyone who lent a hand to Doo Dah 2010 as a Volunteer (especially the Clean-up Crew), and most importantly those who have fought for our Freedom and our Freedom of Speech.  I'm a bit blown away by it all.  I think I'll go have a mini-emotional breakdown.  Ah, that’s no fun.  But, I do need some sleep.

I truly believe the Columbus History Books will show that on July 4th, 2010, that there was an contagious outbreak of Doo Dah Fever. 

Photo links coming up soon.

I love ya man! 

Love from the Land of Doo Dah,
Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick and Queen of Doo Dah
Deb Roberts, PhD in Doo Dahology

HEALTH WARNING ISSUED TO RESIDENTS OF CENTRAL OHIO!!! 


A severe case of Doo Dah Fever is expected to break out on Sunday July 4th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.  The source of the fever is in the Short North Arts District.  Warning!  Doo Dah Fever is known to be extremely contagious and highly infectious!!  Symptoms range from delirious smiles and laughter to stomach pains from mockery and satire.  Doo Dah Fever has even caused respected and disrespected Politicians to loose their mind and wear funny hats and march in the Doo Dah Parade!


There is no known Rx for cure.  It is best to quarantine yourself at the 27th Annual Doo Dah Parade with others who have also caught the Doo Dah Fever!  Dr. Doo Dah’s advice is to carry a funny sign and march IN the Doo Dah Parade. 

 

Line-up is at noon.  There is no entry fee (i.e., free office visit).  Everyone is invited to march, with no pre-registration requirements.


What?  Are we sick?  Yes!!  We have Doo Dah Fever Baby!!  Catch it!!


CONTACT:


Deb, Mz Doo Dah (PhD in Doo Dahology)

ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah

Hotline:  614-228-0621


The 27th Annual Doo Dah Parade + Party is Sunday, July 4th, 2010.

Help fund the 27th Annual Doo Dah Parade.  Mail a check to "Friends of Doo Dah", 235 Buttles Avenue, Columbus, OH  43215-1303 or PayPal us through “Donate” button.

 

You can also register your Kroger Rewards Card with Community Rewards/Doo Dah Parade.  Kroger will make a donation to the Doo Dah Parade!

 

2009 Less-Than-Honorable Judges  
  1. Brian Boyd - (Yankee Trader)
  2. Cindy & Vince Maio (Long Island, NY)
  3. Dan Davis (Thurber BP Market)
  4. Dean Berlon (UrbanOrder)
  5. Dick & Cathy Poling (Perry County Delegation)
  6. Dr. James Ford, DDS (Dentist)
  7. Gavin Armstrong & family (Neighborhood Activist)
  8. Gina Cronley –(orbit design)
  9. Greg Zanetos (Cocoa Manor – Anthony Thomas Candies)
  10. Gregory Krobot (Martha Walker Garden Club)
  11. Jeff Bergandine (First Community Bank)
  12. Jeff Smith (Short North Civic Society - President)
  13. Lin Snavely (Seattle Washington “the Seattle Sleuth”)
  14. Lynette Howard (Yankee Trader)
  15. Marcia & Martha & Linda (Yoga on High) 
  16. Maryellen O'Shaughnessy (Clerk of Courts)
  17. Matt & Mel (Neighbors And Nixon’s parents)
  18. Melissa Starker (Columbus Alive)
  19. Pat Lewis – (Neighborhood Volunteer Goddess)
  20. Rosa Stolz (Doo Dah Art Critic - Pink Elephant marks the spot). 
  21. Sebastian Ibel (Ibel Agency).
  22. Shawn  Smith (The Garden The Chamber & The Joint)
  23. Texas Ranger (Texas)
  24. The Harding’s of the famed “Circus House”
  25. Tim Carter (Mitchell’s Steakhouse of Columbus)
  26. Tom Smith (The Garden The Chamber & The Joint)
2009 LESS-THAN-HONORABLE JUDGE’S

UNOFFICIALLY OFFICIAL DOO DAH PARADE

AWARD CATEGORIES
1.      WORST IN SHOW – NO PRIZE
2.     BEST DOO DAH SPIRIT
3.      BIGGEST SHOW-OFF
4.      BEST SIGNAGE
5.     WHAT THE DOO DAH WAS THAT!
6.     BEST LESS-THAN-HONORABLE JUDGES BRIBE.

26th ANNUAL DOO DAH PARADE + PARTY!
Greatest Show-Offs On Earth Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy at the 26th Annual Doo Dah Parade + Party on July 4th, 2009 1:00 p.m.
Parade Line-up @ noon.  No Entry Fee!! Just Show Up!!!

Route: (Starting at Park Street) Buttles Avenue to Neil Avenue to Second Avenue to High Street to Russell Avenue to Park Street. Cars will go left (some parking spots will be reserved for cars from parade that are going to the block party. You'll get info at Line-up on that), and all others go right - towards the block party.

BLOCK PARTY!
Saturday, JULY 4th, 2009 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  FREE LIVE MUSIC, DANCING, FUNNY STUFF, MEN FROM MARS AND OTHER THINGS!  NO ADMISSION CHARGE!!

ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP:
11:00 a.m. - Hampster Pants
12:00 p.m. - High Point Drive (http://www.highpointdrive.com)
1:00 p.m. - DOO DAH PARADE - no band
                  While waiting for parade to come back around, High Point Drive will perform for about 30 minutes
2:00 p.m. - DOO DAH PARADE - no band
                   Between Sets: Comedian Zack (http://www.facebook.com/zachariahisfunny)
3:00 p.m. - National Artist, Michael Sutherland as Elvis, Frank, Dean & more! (http://www.MichaelSutherland.biz)
4:00 p.m. - The Best Damn Band in The Doo Dah Land!: TBDBIDDL - The Doo Dah Band!
                   and Disco Mayhem & Karaoke!
5:00 p.m. - Short Stop Youth Center Musical Hour http://www.dfyf.org/short.php
6:00 p.m. - Less Than Honorable Judges Awards
                  Drag Queen & King of Doo Dah Contest
                  Steve the Singing Irish Cabbie on Tuba
                  7:00 p.m. - Karaoke! Karaoke!  Your chance to get on stage and sing your heart out.
8:00 p.m. - Lemming Band(http://www.MySpace.com/LemmingBand)
9:00 p.m. - Headliner: J.A.B. (http://www.myspace.com/jasonallwoodband)

PRESS RELEASE:

DATE: June 5, 2009

The 26th Annual Doo Dah Parade salutes two groups of unsung heroes with the City of Columbus by naming them Less-Than-Grand Marshall!

2009 Less-Than-Grand Marshal: City's Snow Warriors & Refuse Wranglers! These two groups are some of the Greatest Show-Offs on Earth!

Congratulations and enjoy your DisHonor.

We hope to see all of you on July 4th, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. for the Doo Dah Parade. Stay around and dance on the city's streets until 10:00 p.m. at the Block Party on Buttles Avenue between High Street and Park Avenue!

PRESS RELEASE:  May 26, 2009

Staycation at Doo Dah Parade + Party!

Short North - July 4th, 2009!

This Fourth of July, avoid airport security, long flight delays, congested highways, packing and unpacking hassles and overbooked hotels.  Make Staycation at Doo Dah Parade + Party your dream Staycation of a lifetime!  You'll never want to leave home on July 4th again!

If your list of "things to do" on Staycation includes people watching, taking in or creating art, volunteerism, having cocktails, taking long walks, soaking up sun, laughing, reading, and doing nothing, Staycation at Doo Dah Parade + Party has everything on your list and more!

For the budget conscience, Staycation at Doo Dah Parade + Party will fit right into your budget too!  With no entry fee to march in the parade and no admission cost to watch; how can you loose?!  You'll actually save money!  And, you can spend your savings on souvenirs with any of the Doo Dah Contributors. 

Staycation at Doo Dah Parade + Party July 4th, 2009.  Parade Route:  Buttles Avenue to Neil Avenue to Second Avenue to High Street to Russell Avenue back to Buttles Avenue (between High Street and Park Street).  Doo Dah Parade starts at 1:00 p.m.  Music starts at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m.

See your local travel agent or http://www.doodahparade.com/ for more details and booking information.

Contact:  Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen

Phone:  614-228-0621

Less-Than-Grand Marshal:

City's Snow Warriors & Refuse Wranglers

2009 Doo Dah DisOrganizer DisHonoree:

Jim "The Doo Dah Elf & Property Pimp" Skeens

What the Buck?!
It was Doo Dah 2008
With Less-Than-Grand Marshal: 
Mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart!

Doo Dah Parade 2008
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Picture by Illumiquest

2008 Doo Dah Kudos ...
The Friends of Doo Dah want to take a quick minute of your time to thank The Financiers, Volunteers, Marchers, Watchers, Photographers, and Media Mayhem for making the 25th Annual Doo Dah Parade and After Doo Dah Block Party a big o' whopping success. 
Thank You!
Love from the Land of Doo Dah,
the Dazzling Doo Dah DisOrganizers & Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen

2008 Poster
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What The Buck!! It's Doo Dah!!

DOO DAH $$ BATTALION! 

GENEROUS GENERALS

 

MIGHTY MUSKETEERS

 

KUDOS  

IN MEMORY  

Our Fallen Troops

12 Slain Paris “I Am Charlie” Staffers

Jerry Patterson

Pat Moorehead

Mary Boyd

Paris the Doo Dah Poodle

Bill Lewis & Stephanie Fibelkorn

Mayor Dana G. “Buck” Rinehart


2014 Doo Dah Vortex Contributors...

Paying for you to March!

The Power Generators!

 

 

The Hotties

Short North Tavern + Staffers

Bernard's Tavern

Short North Pint House & Beer Garden + CGS Group

WWCD/CD102.5 - Sir Randy Malloy

Union Café

Axis Night Club

Doug & Kim Borror

Greg Zanetos

Joseph R. Landusky II, Esq.

Mac's Cafe  + Fabian's

Martha Gulati & Gareth Gwyn

     from the Canadian Embassy of Cbus

Mike's Bar

Press Grill

Short North Civic Association

Tom Coombs, Rolling Meadows, IL

Zeno's Bar on 3rd Ave

The Garden * The Chamber *  The Joint

 

The Warm & Moist

Stonewall-Columbus- The Center On High 

Spinelli's Deli

Anonymous Donation by Al Schulman

Crabbe, Brown & James LLP

SDG Security/Bruce Reedy

Maryellen O'Shaughnessy –  Clerk of Common Pleas Court

State Rep. Michael Stinziano – 18th Dist

Bodega Cafe' & Carryout

Skully's Music-Diner

Thurber BP on Neil Ave

Bill & Lisa Wood

Flying Ace Rentals

Village Dental Care - Dr.'s Katya & Shah

Flower Child Vintage Shopping

Meyer & Dial w/Cutler Real Estate

Brew-Stirs Clintonville Tavern

Metro-Rentals.com + Think Urban

basi italia

Accountants On Parole

Dempsey's Food + Spirits

Avola Lanza Hair Studio

Downtown Mike Brown

Michael Sexton, Mayor of the Short North

Ziggy's Drive-Thru on 3rd Ave

The Pizzuti Companies

  

The Dizzy Dozen (or so)  

First Community Bank

DeepWood Restaurant

(Dana G. "Buck") Rinehart, Rishel & Cuckler, LTD

Wilber Hills Country Club

Walt Thieman

About Face

Level Dining Lounge

The Lamp Shade

Dr. James B. Ford, D.D.S.

Mary B.'s in German Village + Dames Bond

Parsons Avenue Merchant Association

Healing Ways Massage Therapy, C.McDevitt, LMT

Lincoln Street Studio Architects + Planners

Ibel Agency

William B Casey 

Bruce Dooley & Co.

UrbanOffice Furnishings

 

 

Kudos

  The Doo Dah DisOrganizers
  Doo Dah Party Rockin’ Rock Stars:
      10a - Ryan Smith
      11a - Tobin-Wilcox (now called "The Jeff's")
      Noon - Doo Dah Dixies
  1p National Anthem & Doo Dah Parade
      3p - Devil's Payroll
      4:30p - MacCallisterification
      5:30p - Devil Doves
      6:30p - Apple-Bottom Gang
      7:30p - Dan Dougan & His Little Bothers.
  Doo Dah InVolunteers & InSecurity!
  Columbus Distributing Co.
  Monster Drink
  Ares Sportswear
  Kroger Short North
  Rankin & Rankin Insurance
  Putnam/Lewis Insurance
  Rent-a-John
  Thurber Village Market BP
  The Short North Alliance
  Mikey’s Late Night Slice
  Pimped Fridge.com
  cCreations.com
  North Market
  Cameron Mitchell Restaurant
  Short North Travel.com
  Columbus Monthly + Dispatch
  The Media
   
IN MEMORYOur Fallen Troops * Fire Inspector Virgil Moore * Dave Artz * Danny Muko *Billy Kendrick * Pat Cotton * Mr. Zanetos * Billy Kendrick * Mark Thompson * Robert T. Marks * Jane Juergens * Joseph A. Giampapa * 2014 Doo Dah Parade Dedicated In Memory of Ronald E. Fauver

Doo Dah DisOrganizers

T-Shirt Squad (Co-Cap-e-tan) - Bob Wicks + (Co-Cap-e-tan) Sharon Young + Sales Team; Tom Crowe + Mrs Doo Dah - Dianne Kiener; Aimee Starner + Nick Starner + Dave Naillen + Maureen Thompson; T-Shirt Graphic God – Josh McCoullough; Poster Print Whore - Charlie Baltzer; Founder - Gregory Carr; UnOfficial Starter - Joe Theibert; UnOfficial Jr. Starter – Michael J. Doodey; Emperor of the Short North- Doug Ritchey; Clean-Up on Isle 4 - Marty Stutz; ChairChicklets - Bill & Lisa Wood; Princess – Kirsten King; Childish Issues - Micah; Law & DisOrder of Doo Dah – Todd & Mindy Law; Less-Than-Grand Marshal Handler - Walt Theiman; Bobby the Mailman; InSecurity – Myeesa Robertson;  It’s all a Sign – Kris Booth; Stage Hand – Shanna Harrell; "No Parking" on the Dance Floor - Keith McInturf; Block Party MisManagement - Suzi Simpson; Bean Counter & Bail Bondsman – Bob Marks; InSECURITY Chief – Dave Starner; Legal Beagle King Charlie Loutzenhiser; Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah - Deb Roberts


Doo Dah's Friends & Lovers:

DOO DAH 2012
ROCK STARS!


The Bed Rockers

Short North Tavern

Joe Landusky, Esq.

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) and JPMorgan Chase Foundation

GCAC's Franklin County Neighborhood Arts Program

Columbus Arts Festival Beverage Server Program

Bernard's Tavern

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown

Mike's Grill in Memory of Jimbo Podvin

Park Street Patio & Empire

Short North Civic Association

The Joint

The Garden

The Chamber

Union Bar + Food

Zeno's on 3rd Ave

Press Grill


The Rock-ettes

Greg Zanetos - Anthony Thomas Candies

La Fogata Grill

Maryellen O'Shaughnessey Clerk Of Courts

Stonewall Columbus - The Center on High

Crabbe, Brown & James LLP

Yellow Cab of Columbus 444-4444/Text 777CAB

Anonymously Donated by Al Schulman

Bodega Cafe & Carryout

Brew-Stirs Clintonville Tavern

Lisa & Bill Wood

Spinelli's Deli

Ron Plymale, Esq.

Downtown Mike Brown

basi italia

Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart, Esq.

Evolved Body Art

Flower Child Vintage Shopping

Metro-Rentals.com

Think-Urban

Skully's Music-Diner

Thurber Village Market BP

Wilber Hills Country Club


Power Pebbles

Accountants on Parole

Betty's Fine Food + Spirits

BinkDavies

First Community Bank

Meyer & Dial Prudential Realtors

Michael Sexton, Mayor of the Short North

Tom Coombs, Rolling Meadows, IL

Homes On High

Grid Furishings

The Lamp Shade

Camelot Cellars

Kroger Community Rewards
     
(don't forget to renew your choice every April)

Boulevard Strategies - Chris Boring

Healing Ways Massage Therapy, C.McDivitt, LMT

Sunfisher Studios, C.Fisher, LMT

Yoga On High

The Columbus Youth Guild

callandar cleaners short north

Rendezvous Hair Salon

Robert & Kathleen Boyer

Sharon Young @ Keller Williams Realty

Kobo Live

Dale & Melody Schultz

Huntington Short North Staffers

Poet & Editor Connie Everett

Italian Village Society

Douglas Perks Appraisal Service

Walt Thieman

William B. Casey of Dayton OH

Kim Brown for Judge


Doo Dah Kudos'

The Doo Dah DisOrganizers:
Mz Doo Dah, ChairChick & Queen of Doo Dah - Deb Roberts, PhDooDahology; Legal Beagle King Charlie Loutzenhiser; Bean Counter & Bail Bondsman - Bob Marks; Emperor of the Short - Doug Ritchey; Mr. Doo Dah - Bill Kiener ; Mrs Doo Dah - Dianne Kiener ; Founder - Gregory Carr; InSECURITY Chief – Dave Starner; Law & DisOrder – Todd Law ; Law & DisOrder –Mindy Law ; DisOrganizer DisHonoree 2012 – Sharon Morton; Doo Dah Elf & Property Pimp - Jim Skeens; Recycling Guru - Bill Finzel; Barricade Bouncer - Doug III Wright; Clean-Up on Isle 4 - Marty Stutz; Street & Stage Hand – Shanna Harrell; UnOfficial Starter - Joe Theibert; Jr. UnOfficial Starter – Michael J. Doodey; Print Whore - Charlie Baltzer; CaveDude Artist - W.C. Hemming; Mayor of the Short North – Michael Sexton; Media Mentor – Michael Brown; Princess – Kirsten King; Childish Issues - Micah; Poster Poster - Sue Shelton; Poster Poster – Chuck Shelton; T-Shirt Squad - (Co-Cap-e-tans) - Bob Wicks ; T-Shirt Squad - (Co-Cap-e-tans) - Sharon Young; T-Shirts & InSecurity  – Myeesa Robertson; T-Shirt Squad - Tom Crowe; T-Shirt Squad - Aimee Starner; T-Shirt Squad – Nick ; T-Shirt Order Czar – Ben Truthan; T-Shirt Lay’d Out Man – Josh McCullough.; T-Shirt Sheik Sean Ingram; Jr. Queenie - Mackenzie; Web Video Streamer - Jeff Smith; Less-Than-Grand Marshal Handler - Walt Theiman; Less-Than-Grand Marshal Handler - Suzi Simpson; Illinois Branch – Tom Coombs; InVolunteers - Victoria Ludaway; It’s all a Sign – Kris Booth; I’m With The Band, Man – Doug II Gouty; Street Set-up  - Suzi Simpson; Street Set-up – Cole Stevens; And all the Wonderful InVolunteers

The Columbus Distributing Company

I.B.E.W. Local 683

The G-Pad (Solar Panel)

C.O.N. Electrical Contractors Assoc.

Tacky Buttons.com

Staples Cleaning Supplies

r design + printing

Short North Travel.com

E.C.T. PediCabs 614-975-5064

Our Vendors

North Market

Late Night Slice

Community Festival

Ares Sportswear T-Shirts

Short North Gazette & The Media

Experience Columbus

Greater Columbus Sports Connection

The City of Columbus

In Memory 2012

Our Fallen Troops

Don Ruben, Esq.

Annie Hall

Dave Dunkel

Diane Kiecy

Todd Ohler

Jim Skillman

Jimbo Podvin

Doo Dah Martyrs 2011

(These Martyrs sacrificed their money for the parade so the Marching Martyrs don't have to)

 

Necessary Cause

Short North Tavern

Joe Landusky, Attorney-at-Law

Columbus Cleaning Solutions

Zeno's on 3rd Ave

The Garden

The Joint
The Chamber
Mike's Bar & Grill

Short North Civic Association

Union Food + Cafe'
Lincoln Street Studio architects & planners
Bernard's Tavern
Don Ruben, Lawyer
 

Sufficient Cause

Greg Zanetos - Anthony-Thomas Candy

Bodega Cafe & Carryout

Chuck & Sue Shelton

Skully's Music-Diner

C&W Investment Company

Crabbe, Brown & James, LLP

DeepWood Restaurant

Community Capital Development Corporation/Brad Shimp

Wilber Hills Country Club

Brew-Stirs Clintonville Tavern

Thurber Village Market BP

Spinelli's Deli

Michael Sexton

Michael Brown - Experience Columbus!
basi italia

Cad Lab - Todd Ohler

Poet Connie Everett

The Appraisal Group Inc, Ben Corcoran
Havana
Axis
Haley Boehning
Press Grill
Yellow Cab of Columbus 444-4444
Yellow Cab of Columbus Text  777CAB
Metro-Rentals.com
Think-Urban.com
The Rossi bar & kitchen
First Community Bank

Anonymously Donated by Al Schulman

Tom Coombs - Rolling Meadows, IL

BinkDavies
Betty's Fine Food + Spirits
 

Contributory Cause

Accountants on Parole

Walt Theiman

Level Dining Lounge

UrbanOrder

The Lamp Shade

AmFam Insurance - Robby Stephens

Robert & Kathleen Boyer

Orbit Design

Patrick Roehrenbeck

Shanna Harrell

La Fogata Grill
Healing Ways Massage Therapy, 614 - 261 - 6464
Yoga On High
SuziMuzic
pm gallery
Marilyn & Stu Kuntz

Image Optical/Dr. T. Clark, O.D.

SoundTouch Massage Therapy
Boulevard Strategies - Chris Boring

Phillip & Sons Coney Island

Sharon Young w/Keller Williams Classic Properties
Bruce Dooley, CRS
Notestine Associates
 

Prizes

Columbus Cleaning Solutions

North Market

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Phia Salon
Evolved Body Art
Rendezvous Hair
KOBO
 

Kudos

The Doo Dah DisOrganizers

Bud Light - The Columbus Distributing Company 

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W. Local 683 and

the Central Ohio Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (CONECA)  - 

"The G-Pad" - (This sexy thing 100% green powers the Doo Dah "After Glow" block party!) 

Short North Gazette

r design + printing

Community Festival

Our Vendors

The Media
Our Doo Dah FaceBook Social Butterflies!

Staples Cleaning Solutions

Brugge Properties
Tacky Buttons.com
ATR Rentals
Ares Sportswear
Short North Travel.com
The City of Columbus
 

 In Memory

Our Fallen Troops
Fred Holdridge - Less-Than-Grand Marshal 1998
AndyMan Davis - Less-Than-Grand Marshal 2000
Mike Harden - Less-Than-Grand Marshal 2007
Dave Brodsky - Less-Than-Honorable Judge
Mary Funk - Neighborhood Activist
Susie Carr - Neighborhood Socialite
Columbus Zoo's LuLu the Gorilla, Fluffy the Snake, & CoCo the Elephant
Franklin County Sheriff Jim Karnes

And forever, our Doo Dah Brother Beau

 

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Doo Dah Parade + Party July 4th, 2009

2009 CONTRIBUTORS

THE STIMULATING SHOW-OFF TROUPE

RING MASTER'S PRESIDENTIAL CLUB

Short North Tavern

Joe Landusky

Zeno's Bar on 3rd Avenue

Short North Civic Association

The Joint,The Garden,The Chamber

Greater Columbus Arts Council

International Brotherhood of Electrial Workers Local 683

Frog Bear & Wild Boar

Short North Gazette

Bud Light

HIGH FLYING RISK TAKERS

Mike's Grill

Europia Wine + Spirits

Greg Zanetos

Spinelli's Deli

Bodega

Betty's Fine Food + Spirits

Tom Coombs - Rolling Meadows, IL

Yellow Cab 444-4444

TackyButtons.com

Press Grill

Rossi Bar & Kitchen

Anonymous Donation by Al Schulman

Short North Travel.com

STRANGE BUT TRUE TO DOO DAH

Fireproof Records Center

Thurber Village (BP) Market

Lincoln Street Studios, Architects & Planners

Café' Corner

SDG Security

C & W Investment

Brad Shimp of CCDC

Skully's Music-Diner

basi italia

Crabbe, Brown & James LLP

Metro-Rentals.com

Wilber Hills Country Club

Union Bar + Food

Baker's Acres Concrete Jungle

Phillip's & Sons Coney Island

Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart

DOG & PONY SHOW

Columbus Cleaning Solutions

HERHerb.com

Accountants on Parole

Take 2 Apparel

Joe Theibert - Concierge

Sharon Young w/Dooley Co. com

Belly Dancing by Habeebas

Healing Ways, C. McDevitt, LMT

Pet Butler

Joe Armeni of Short North Homes.com

Byzantium

Cookware Sorcerer

Don Ruben, Lawyer

Ken Wightman.com

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Fabian's Chicago Style Pizza Place

Mac's Café on High Street

Yoga On High

Robbie Stephens American Family Insurance

Pedicab 206-7448

The UPS Store

The Lamp Shade

THE PEANUT STAND

Vincent & Rosie Zapol

Retired Pipe Fitter Ted

Ibel Agency

Happy Greek

PRIZES

NorthStar Cafe

Third and Hollywood

KUDOS

The Doo Dah DisOrganizers

r design + printing

Yankee Trader

Corporate Express

Pride

ComFest

Michael Sexton

The City of Columbus

The Media

IN MEMORY

Dennis P. Carr

 Doo Dah Dog Maggie Mae

Our Fallen Troops

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