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New Courthouse Design Getting Revamped

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Courthouse price tag soars by $11 million Friday, October 19, 2007 By Barbara Carmen Franklin County commissioners were reeling from sticker shock yesterday, after learning their dazzling, $105 million glass courthouse could run 10 percent over budget unless they make hard choices. “It looks like $11 million in compromises,” Commissioner Paula […]


A decline in business dooms B. Hampton’s

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The Other Paper wrote A decline in business dooms B. Hampton’s by JEFF McCALLISTER October 18, 2007 Columbus lost one of its most popular happy-hour destinations early Saturday morning when B. Hampton’s Bar and Grill served its last drink. Andy Mirolo, owner of the building at 335 W. Third Ave. in Victorian Village, said he […]


8 is Closing up and Looking to Relocate

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I just got word this morning from one of the owners that the restaurant and bar “8” in the Short North is going to be closing their doors at 733 N. High on Sunday October 21st. From what I was told, their lease has expired and their landlord was not seeking a renewal. The owners […]


Two-Way Gay Street Almost Finished. Who’s Next?

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Now that the restoration of Gay Street into a two-way street is almost finished, I think it’s time to figure out where the next conversion should be. I know the city has plans to restore quite a few of the downtown one-way thoroughfares back into pedestrian-friendly, landscaped boulevards that will invite people to do more […]


GCAC to Host Roundtables with Local Artists

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Press Release wrote GCAC TO HOST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS WITH LOCAL ARTISTS Columbus, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council invites local artists to participate in a series of discussions about their needs for success, and how GCAC can better play a role in helping them reach their goals. GCAC will host four Artist Roundtable discussions […]


University District houses diverse neighbors together

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The Lantern wrote University District houses diverse neighbors together Candace Adrian Issue date: 10/18/07 It is obvious there is a large student population surrounding Ohio State in what is called the University District. But living among the undergraduate and graduate students are also non-Ohio State students who have lived in the area for many years. […]


30 Aluminum Cans get you a Latte

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cmhindependent wrote 30 ALUMINUM CANS GET YOU A LATTE Wednesday, October 17, 2007 How about starting an incentive-based recycling program similar to Philadelphia’s Recycle Bank? This recommendation may sound familiar since it played on NPR this morning. Recycle-Bank distributes green containers with identifying bar codes free of charge to any city resident. Collection trucks scan […]