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Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Ohio’s composites industry is getting some investment in hopes that research will give domestic car makers the technology to build lightweight cars that take alternative, cleaner fuel. The investment comes from a partnership between JobsOhio, the state’s non-profit corporation aimed at wooing outside businesses to bring jobs and money to Ohio, and Tennessee’s Institute of […]

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Milo-Grogan Works Toward Economic Integration

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Milo-Grogan Works Toward Economic Integration

A recent study found communities where poor and wealthy people coexist are typically safer and better educated. Using housing prices, a list was made to show cities that were either integrated or segregated, and by what degree. At the bottom of the list, among the most segregated cities, is Columbus, with four percent of its […]

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Middle West Installing 55-Foot Whiskey & Bourbon Still in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Installing 55-Foot Whiskey & Bourbon Still in The Short North

You may have already noticed some construction under way at the home of Middle West Spirits in The Short North, but the new project was officially announced with full details at a media event this morning. The local microdistillery is expanding their production facility with a new 55-foot tall whiskey and bourbon still that requires […]

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Rogue Fitness Plans Manufacturing Relocation to Former Timken Site

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rogue Fitness Plans Manufacturing Relocation to Former Timken Site

Once upon a time, Columbus residents were hopeful that the Stone Brewing Company would be expanding their operations to Central Ohio, setting up shop at the former Timken site in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood, bringing new manufacturing jobs to an area that has long needed them. That expansion didn’t happen, but Columbus is getting an even […]

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Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

The Columbus Brewing Company is planning for growth over the next few years… exponentially. CBC Owner and Brewmaster Eric Bean just closed on a new manufacturing facility for their brewing operations at 2555 Harrison Road, which is nearly ten times the size of the former brewery. “We weren’t looking for nearly this much space, but it […]

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Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Last night in his State of the City address, Mayor Coleman announced that the Columbus Idea Foundry would be moving to East Franklinton. Today we can confirm that the specific destination is 421 W. State Street, a building the Franklinton Development Association purchased last summer with the help of a Green Columbus Grant from the […]

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Best Locally Made Product of 2012: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Locally Made Product of 2012: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

The movement of buying locally, shopping locally and supporting local businesses continued to grow stronger in 2012. There are businesses in Columbus making everything from eyewear to spirits to furniture to aprons. For the second year in a row, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams topped the list of our readers’ favorite locally made products. Utilizing Snowville […]

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