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Pandora Tackles Parking, Shopping and Other Short North Issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pandora Tackles Parking, Shopping and Other Short North Issues

The Short North gained a new leader in August as Betsy Pandora took the reigns as the Executive Director of The Short North Alliance. She’s only been on the job for two months, but she’s already involved in event planning, retail development, marketing, advocacy, parking policies and other important focus areas. We had the opportunity […]

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Highpoint Apartments Expect First Residents in October

Walker Evans Walker Evans Highpoint Apartments Expect First Residents in October

Columbus Commons has been home to many great events since it first opened, and starting next month it will become home to its initial slate of residents. The developers of Highpoint on Columbus Commons say that the first building will be ready for renters to start moving in by late October with 20% of units […]

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Linda Blair Hits Comic Con, Talks to Columbus Underground

Hope Madden Hope Madden Linda Blair Hits Comic Con, Talks to Columbus Underground

The halls of the Greater Columbus Convention Center (400 North High St.) will be alive with the giddy shrieks of the Midwest’s best and brightest, and sometimes socially awkward. Yes, Nerdgasm 2013 – also known as Wizardworld Ohio Comic Con – descents upon our berg on Friday, September 20. Its three day takeover boasts famed […]

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Interview with the Interim: It’s All Good

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Interview with the Interim: It’s All Good

Dan Good. Dr. James Daniel Good. Superintendent Dr. Dan Good. Google is generally a great tool for stalking and finding out all about public figures… unless that public figure is Dr. Dan Good, the new interim superintendent for Columbus City Schools (CCS). After sorting out obituaries and a few random medical practitioners, the best search […]

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Greta Gerwig Acts, Writes, Dances, Talks to Columbus Underground

Hope Madden Hope Madden Greta Gerwig Acts, Writes, Dances, Talks to Columbus Underground

Filmmaker Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) teams up once again with indie cinema’s It Girl, Greta Gerwig. Three years ago Gerwig co-starred – and utterly charmed – in Baumbach’s Greenberg. For their newest effort, Frances Ha, the pair collaborated from script to finished product. Their picture unspools Friday at the Drexel Theatre as […]

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New CEO Brian Ross Talks about the Future of Experience Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans New CEO Brian Ross Talks about the Future of Experience Columbus

There’s a new face at the helm of Experience Columbus, but it’s also a familiar face. Brian Ross was promoted to the position of President and CEO from within the organization back in January, and has spent the past four months getting acclimated to the job and to the community. We had a chance to […]

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Bartender Profile: Phil Richardson at Basi Italia

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bartender Profile: Phil Richardson at Basi Italia

When the name Phil Richardson is mentioned, serious local drinkers and socialites immediately perk up. They want to know what he’s doing, where he is, and how they can get to him. See, Phil Richardson is the man behind several of my, and many others’, favorite cocktails around town, and if you are so lucky […]

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