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Columbus Named a Smart21 Community for Second Year in a Row

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Named a Smart21 Community for Second Year in a Row

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has named Columbus as one of their top 21 smart communities of the world for the second year in a row (Columbus appeared on the list for the first time in 2011). Other cities to receive this recognition this year include Rio de Janeiro, Toronto and Jiading New City, China. ICF exists to […]

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for/word Theatre Company takes Off-Broadway by storm

 Elizabeth Dekker for/word Theatre Company takes Off-Broadway by storm

THE REVIEWS ARE IN: THE COLUMBUS COMPANY IS “FLAWLESS” For/word Company is only half way through the month-long run of their play North at the acclaimed 59E59 Theatres in New York City, and the reviews have been incredible. The company comprises of a director, actors, designers, writers, and stage crew from Ohio State Department of […]

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Columbus Ranked #1 Best City for Working Moms

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked #1 Best City for Working Moms

If you’re a working mom living in Columbus, then take note: you’ve got it better than anyone else in the country according to a new national ranking from Forbes.com. The publication just compiled a new annual list of The Best Cities For Working Mothers and our city topped the list. Here’s why, according to the […]

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Local crafter appearing on competition show, TLC’s Craft Wars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local crafter appearing on competition show, TLC’s Craft Wars

Have you caught the new competition show Craft Wars on TLC? Tune in on Tuesday to see Columbus’ Esther Hall, known as Torn Angel in the craft world, compete for the $10,000 prize. Craft Wars is bringing top crafters to compete in an ultimate crafting competition. In each episode, three contestants have to face off […]

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Columbus Ranked as 10th for Cities Where Paychecks Stretch Furthest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked as 10th for Cities Where Paychecks Stretch Furthest

Here’s something I bet you’ve heard before: Columbus is an affordable place to live. Joel Kotkin at New Geography reasserted this mantra once again with a new listing of cities where “paychecks stretch the furthest”. Their research takes a look at average annual wages of major US cities, and then adjusts for cost of living. […]

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Columbus Ranked as 8th Best City for Tech Jobs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked as 8th Best City for Tech Jobs

New Geography’s Joel Kotkin has published another piece on tech jobs in the United States and Columbus has once again placed strongly at the 8 spot on the list (though we were #3 on the list last year). Some of the commentary that Kotkin provides adds some of his reasons as to why Columbus does […]

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home is a James Beard Award winner

Anne Evans Anne Evans Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home is a James Beard Award winner

Winners for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Book Awards were announced tonight. Jeni Britton Bauer’s book Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home was nominated in the Baking & Dessert category. Earlier tonight, Jeni updated on Facebook with a picture of her medal (right) and, “We got it.” Congratulations Jeni! Here’s a picture of her accepting […]

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