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Opinion: Open Letter to The Dispatch on Karageorge Article

James Ragland James Ragland Opinion: Open Letter to The Dispatch on Karageorge Article

Dear Dispatch Editor, This letter is in response to the article entitled, “Woman who found Karageorge’s body ‘can’t forget his face’.” The tragic death of one of our beloved Buckeyes also exposes the brutal reality of those that live in many of Columbus most vulnerable communities. While the headline articulates that the woman found the […]

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Columbus Free Press Relaunches Weekly Print Format

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Free Press Relaunches Weekly Print Format

When The Columbus Dispatch announced that they would cease publication of The Other Paper back in January, a lot of people were upset. But none moreso than the current editors and staff of The Columbus Free Press – a local alternative publication that has existed in various forms for the past 43 years. “Despite what […]

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The Brewery District Featured in The Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Brewery District Featured in The Dispatch

This month’s “Where we Live” feature in The Columbus Dispatch highlights some of the history of The Brewery District, as well as recent changes and growth in the neighborhood. The article focuses on the relocation of Shadowbox Live, which brings new crowds to the area for shows, and the uptick in new residents which nearly doubled between […]

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Franklin Park Featured in The Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklin Park Featured in The Dispatch

This month’s installment of “Where We Live” in the Dispatch focuses on the Franklin Park neighborhood; a sub-neighborhood of Olde Towne East. As the name implies, the neighborhood surrounds Franklin Park, a 100-acre oasis in the heart of the Near East Side, and home of the Franklin Park Conservatory. Similar to Goodale Park and Schiller […]

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German Village Featured in The Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans

We happily admit that we’re big fans of the “Where we Live” series in The Dispatch, penned on a regular basis by Mark Ferenchik. This feature shines a spotlight on various urban neighborhoods and provides a look at why residents choose to live in these specific areas, and what makes them special. The first installation […]

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Columbus Leads The Nation in Construction Jobs

Walker Evans Walker Evans

According to an article in today’s Dispatch, Columbus added more construction jobs in 2010 than any other metro area in the US. 2,700 construction jobs were added on various projects around the region. In December, we published a long list of urban development projects that were completed, under construction or announced in 2010. CLICK HERE […]

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A Response to Gay Rights Letter in The Dispatch

  A Response to Gay Rights Letter in The Dispatch

So, the Dispatch put up a Letter to the Editor yesterday titled “Gay rights aren’t same as those of blacks“. Can I just get on my soap box for a second and respond?

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