Things to do Tuesday: It's Rahal Race Day at COSI. View a live pit stop in the COSI atrium from 11 a.m. to noon or 1 to 2 p.m. An actual IndyCar Race Car will be on display along with engineers from Rahal Letterman Racing. Don't forget about the current Egyptian exhibit at COSI. The film Annie will be shown at dusk tomorrow at Easton Town Center as part of the Movies @ Easton series.

Fair discount tickets I mentioned this last week, but want to remind you the state fair begins on Wednesday. Get advance discount tickets for $6 at participating AAA locations with membership, Kroger stores and Ticketmaster outlets through Aug. 9. For a schedule of fair events, visit There's also links to get coupons for retailers and sign up for the fair blog, twitter, and becoming a fan on Facebook. Also, there's a couple of free shows, the All-Ohio State Fair Band & Youth Choir Concert on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. and you can get FREE reserved seat tickets for The Four Aces on Tuesday, Aug. 4. And of course, the famous Sale of Champions is another free event on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. **** I'll tell you next week about the Wahl Let It Grow tour and how men can get FREE professional trims at the fair.

GIVEAWAY: I'd been watching the renovations of this building in Grandview for a while and I think it looks great! I love the door and built-in benches outside. What am I talking about? I have 4 coupons for a FREE meal at the recently-opened Third & Hollywood restaurant in the Grandview area. It's done by the same people who opened the popular Northstar Cafes. All you have to do is send me an e-mail with your name and address telling me who your favorite star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is. I'll let you know if you're a winner and send out your coupon. Check out the restaurant and compare notes with food reviewer Gary Seman Jr. who's reviewing Third & Hollywood for The Beat page in this week's issue. My e-mail is