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Ibel Building at Third and High Next Up for Redevelopment

Brent Warren Brent Warren Ibel Building at Third and High Next Up for Redevelopment

Although plans appear to be in the early stages, the Stonehenge Company is looking to build on the current site of the Ibel Building at the corner of West Third Avenue and North High Street in the Short North. Architect Jonathan Barnes presented a proposal for a six-story, 32-unit apartment building to the Victorian Village […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Brandon Kaes

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local Artist Spotlight: Brandon Kaes

Bicycles are a way of transportation for some, and for Brandon Kaes, they are also inspiration for his art. “All of my art revolves around bikes,” he says. “With my photography, I love doing minimalism and just keeping my style bold and simple. I’ve pretty much dedicated all of my photography to my bike. Last […]

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CoGo Bike Share to Continue Through Winter Months

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo Bike Share to Continue Through Winter Months

CoGo vs car2go vs Uber vs COTA — Which one is right for your commute? FIND OUT A little bit of snow shouldn’t deter the heartiest of Columbus residents, therefore the CoGo bike share service will continue to operate year round. The fleet of bikes is expected to be reduced during the winter in anticipation […]

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Trek of Columbus Recognized as a Top US Bike Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trek of Columbus Recognized as a Top US Bike Shop

The National Bicycle Dealers Association announced their top bike shops for 2013, and Trek Bicycle Stores of Columbus was recognized as one of only 170 shops across the US to receive this distinction. There are approximately 4,000 bike shops in the US, putting them in the top five percent with this award. Trek of Columbus […]

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First of CoGo Bike Share Stations Installed, Memberships Now On Sale

Brent Warren Brent Warren First of CoGo Bike Share Stations Installed, Memberships Now On Sale

An event at Bicentennial Park today served as a “soft-launch” for the new CoGo bike share system; two stations were unveiled, the new bikes were admired, and Mayor Michael Coleman announced the beginning of annual membership sales. The solar-powered stations – one at the park and one at City Hall – were turned on and available […]

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Ohio Women’s Bicycling Summit Wants to Close the Gender Gap

 Jess Mathews Ohio Women’s Bicycling Summit Wants to Close the Gender Gap

It’s no secret that American women are less likely than American men to ride bikes in cities. Certain reports put one woman on a bike for every four men in America. In European counties like Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark, the split is around fifty-fifty. How does America decrease the gender gap? This is an on-going constant debate. […]

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CoGo – New Bike Share System is Branded

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo – New Bike Share System is Branded

As we wrote back in November, Columbus is getting a bike share system that will be launching this summer in coordination with contractor Alta Bicycle Share. As of today, the system is being branded as “CoGo Bike Share”, a name presented by Benjamin Coifman through an online community contest. “Officially naming our city’s bike share […]

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