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Local Unicyclist Raises Awareness for Sport

Randi Walle Randi Walle Local Unicyclist Raises Awareness for Sport

The unicycle has been around for over 100 years, most commonly associated with jugglers, circus acts, and street performers. Although those are popular forms of unicycling, the sport has expanded to include several other variations. Before the 1980s, cyclists who wished to off-road were limited to standard two-wheel bicycles. One adventurer, tired of breaking standard […]

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Clintonville Couple Restores Vintage 1960s Camper

Randi Walle Randi Walle Clintonville Couple Restores Vintage 1960s Camper

While the term “glamping” is relatively new — coming into common lexicon within the past decade — the concept of escaping in a home-away-from home is not. The first travel trailer was manufactured around 100 years ago, with familiar names like Airstream (1920s), Shasta RV (1940s), and Winnebago (1950s) quickly coming onto the camping scene. […]

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The Confluence Cast: Composer Mark Lomax, II

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Composer Mark Lomax, II

Music is many things to many people but Mark Lomax would argue that it’s not enough. The Columbus-based composer and drummer has some ideas for how we should hear music, incorporate it in to our lives, and why artists will define the future of Columbus. http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/43_marklomax.mp3 Shownotes for this episode This Confluence Cast episode is […]

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BrewDog Recruits Local Entrepreneur Tanisha Robinson to Head U.S. Operations

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega BrewDog Recruits Local Entrepreneur Tanisha Robinson to Head U.S. Operations

Scottish brewery BrewDog has announced new leadership for BrewDog USA. Tanisha Robinson, founder of several local startups, will head the company’s stateside operations, establishing the brand and sales strategy, and heading up their operational growth. “We have been searching for someone to head up our USA operations, and as soon as we met Tanisha we […]

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Local Fabric Designer April Rhodes Releases Two New Collections

Randi Walle Randi Walle Local Fabric Designer April Rhodes Releases Two New Collections

April Rhodes, local fabric designer and Columbus native, released two new collections of fabric in early June. Both collections tap into her heritage and draw inspiration from her family and their background. Rhodes began sewing at a young age, learning from her mother and grandmother. Her formal career in fabric began at her mother’s sewing […]

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The Confluence Cast: Venture Capital

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Venture Capital

We’re talking about capital in the capital city. VentureOhio helps to facilitate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our state, and their annual VentureReport takes a detailed look at Ohio investment activity and the people and companies putting Ohio on the map. I sat down with VentureOhio’s CEO Falon Donohue and Brad Mascho, the co-founder of local startup CrossChx […]

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The Confluence Cast: Entrepreneurship with Jay Clouse

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Entrepreneurship with Jay Clouse

Project manager, community builder, and writer Jay Clouse has experienced most stages of an enrepenuerial business in a short time. We sat down to talk about his experience, the similarity between comedy and entrepreneurship, and the importance of asking good questions. http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/37_jayclouse.mp3 Shownotes for this episode Support for this episode of the Confluence Cast comes from Chepri, […]

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