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Photos: Highball Halloween 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Highball Halloween 2014

Highball Halloween returns this weekend to unseasonably (yet welcome) warm temperatures. The party kicked off on High Street next to the Convention Center last night with an 80s-centric theme featuring costumes, contests, drag shows and live music from favorite local bands including The Wet Darlings, MojoFlo and Lydia Loveless. The party continues today from 6pm […]

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Photos: LeBron Leads Cavs to Preseason Victory in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: LeBron Leads Cavs to Preseason Victory in Columbus

The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the Chicago Bulls 107-98 in a special preseason exhibition game at the Schottenstein Center here in Columbus tonight. Local crowds turned out to witness the return of LeBron James to his original Ohio team. While Columbus may continue to clamor for a full time NBA team, tonight’s event satisfied that craving […]

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Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event

Sometime ago, way back in early 2011, I remember declaring on my Facebook page that Airborne Toxic Event were going to be a hugely famous band that will concur the world and everyone should go listen to them immediately. Fast-forward to Tuesday night and it hasn’t quite happened as I thought it would for the […]

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Concert Review: Jimmy Eat World

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Jimmy Eat World

It’s fairly easy to brush aside Jimmy Eat World, write them off as one hit wonders (even though they’ve had quite a few hits), question their relevance in today’s musical landscape, or simple forget they even exist. However, put them in front of an all-ages college crowd that made me feel ancient and Jimmy Eat […]

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Construction Roundup: September 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: September 2014

Every month we publish a photo series that documents the construction progress at various development sites throughout urban Columbus, showcasing the rapid evolution of our city through new apartments, new retail spaces, new offices, revamped streets, highways, greenspaces and cultural institutions. It’s always a challenge to capture everything, and this month we’ve slowed down a […]


Crew Continues At-Home Winning Streak with 2-0 Win Over Impact

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Continues At-Home Winning Streak with 2-0 Win Over Impact

The Crew’s post-season push is still kicking in high gear as they notched up a fifth straight win at home with a 2-0 win over a poor Montreal team on Saturday night. Ethan Finlay quickly settled any possible nerves with a goal with just a few minutes on the clock. The pacey forward was put […]

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Photos: Independents’ Day 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Independents’ Day 2014

The annual Independents’ Day festival took place this weekend with over 65 local musical performers ranging from indie rock to hip hop to dance party djs. The event continues today through 5pm, though the bulk of the festival took place yesterday in its new home in East Franklinton. For more information, visit www.thisisindependent.com. Matt Ellis is […]

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