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Park Street Cantina Calls City Liquor License Objection a “Witch Hunt”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Park Street Cantina Calls City Liquor License Objection a “Witch Hunt”

On Monday, December 4, Columbus City Council voted to object to the renewal of eight local liquor licenses in Columbus. This annual review process is a common step taken toward shuttering businesses where illegal activity is frequent and problematic. “People who hold liquor permits hold them not as a right, but at the pleasure of […]

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Protect Black Families – Columbus City Council Meeting

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Join us at Columbus City Hall to hear council and the ColumbusPolice Department respond to demands delivered and questions about Columbus Police killings: Trae Darson (20)- 2006; Deaunte Bell (25)- 2015; Henry Green (23)-2016; Kawme Patrick (25)- 2016; Tyre King (13)- 2016; Jaron Thomas (36)- 2017; Kareem Ali Nadir Jones (30)- 2017; Columbus Policebrutality recorded […]

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Over 70 Activists, Organizers Rally to Bring New Leadership to City Hall

Madeline Stocker Madeline Stocker Over 70 Activists, Organizers Rally to Bring New Leadership to City Hall

On Earth Day, 10 days before Columbus’ primary election, over 70 grassroots volunteers from across Columbus gathered at Yes We Can Columbus’ new campaign office to meet the organization’s endorsed candidates and participate in a citywide canvass. The activists, many of whom had never volunteered for a political campaign before, engaged in a Yes We […]

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East Main Street Business Owners Seek Neighborhood Improvements

Walker Evans Walker Evans East Main Street Business Owners Seek Neighborhood Improvements

There’s a one mile stretch of East Main Street between the cities of Bexley and Whitehall that some know as being a part of the Eastmoor neighborhood, but most people simply confuse it as being a part of one of those two separate municipalities. The City of Columbus could soon be changing that with the […]

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Full Text of the 2017 State of the City Address

Walker Evans Walker Evans Full Text of the 2017 State of the City Address

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther State of the City 2017 February 23, 2017 I often tell people that I have the best job in the best city in America. That has never been more apparent than tonight. Thanks to all of you for being here. And, thanks to the Columbus Division of Police for presenting the […]

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Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther joined Columbus City Council President Zach Klein in announcing this afternoon that the City of Columbus would continue forward in its effort to accept refugees and immigrants, defying the executive order issued by President Trump last Friday. “Our immigrant population is part of the fabric of what makes Columbus so vibrant,” stated […]

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Mayor Ginther Releases 2017 General Budget Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor Ginther Releases 2017 General Budget Proposal

The annual City Budget proposal was released today for the upcoming fiscal year, which marks the first one for Mayor Andrew Ginther, since taking office back in January. It’s also the largest budget proposal in the history of the city, clocking in at $869.5 million — $34.7 million higher than former Mayor Michael Coleman’s final […]

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