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Obesity Rate Declines Sharply in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Obesity Rate Declines Sharply in Ohio

In 2014, Ohio was the 8th fattest state in the nation. In 2015, it was the 26th fattest. According to the latest information from the annual “State of Obesity” report compiled by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Ohio was one of only four states that saw a decline in […]

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Main Street Wellness to Open Yoga and Massage Studio in Reynoldsburg

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Main Street Wellness to Open Yoga and Massage Studio in Reynoldsburg

“Yoga and massage. They go together so well.” When Andrea Ramsey moved to Reynoldsburg from Phoenix, she knew that she wanted to unite massage and yoga in her own local small business. Main Street Wellness, located at 7339 Main St. opens this Saturday, September 17. As a Licensed Massage Therapist, Ramsey knows how much stress […]

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Yoga + Documentary Film Event at Strongwater

Hope Madden Hope Madden Yoga + Documentary Film Event at Strongwater

Young professionals and networking – yes. Cocktails? Sure. Yoga – maybe. Alzheimer’s research and prevention? Actually, yes. In fact, our local Alzheimer’s Association Junior Committee has managed to wrap all these items up in one event – a screening of their short film Elephants in the Room at Strongwater Food & Spirits (401 W. Town […]

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Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Randi Walle Randi Walle Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer’s

With almost five million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s, it is safe to say most people have had an encounter with the disease. Personally, I worked in a nursing home for six years, interacting with residents with Alzheimer’s on a daily basis. It never gets easier to see someone lose their independence to this disease. It […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in German Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Top 10 Things to Do in German Village

German Village is one of the oldest and most treasured historic neighborhoods in Columbus. Many of the buildings and streets in German Village look exactly the same way they did 150 years ago thanks to a meticulous historic preservation effort that began a half century ago. Today, German Village is not only home to some of […]

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Yoga Well-Being Moves to 5XNW

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Yoga Well-Being Moves to 5XNW

“The more times I come, the better I feel,” said Robin just before an active, stretchy yoga class at the new Yoga Well-Being location at 1510 Hess St. in 5XNW. Over her 30-year career teaching yoga and meditation, owner Sipra Pimputkar, has helped thousands of students. “The main thing is to be mindful,” Sipra says. […]

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The Confluence Cast: Carless in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Carless in Columbus

People like the idea of living without a car. Why don’t they? This week’s episode has it’s foundation in an interview with Cleve Ricksecker, the executive director of the two Downtown Special Improvement Districts (SID). We discuss SIDs, commuter culture in Columbus, and have a frank discussion about the race and class lines here. Cleve’s passion for a […]

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