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Jerrie Mock, First Woman to Fly Solo Around the World, Honored with Statue

Anne Evans Anne Evans Jerrie Mock, First Woman to Fly Solo Around the World, Honored with Statue

Columbus is home to an often overlooked piece of history. Today, the Columbus Foundation celebrates the 50th anniversary of Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock’s historic flight. On April 17th, 1964, Mock became the first woman to fly around the world solo when her tiny Cessna 180 plane, named The Spirit of Columbus, touched down at the Port […]

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Women’s Premier Soccer League Expanding to Columbus

Chris Landauer Chris Landauer Women’s Premier Soccer League Expanding to Columbus

The Columbus Eagles FC is the newest addition to the sports landscape of Columbus. The Eagles are an expansion team of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL). The WPSL was formed in 1998 and currently has 68 teams from all across the United States. The league is sanctioned by the United States Adult Soccer Association […]

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Maloney Health Center Opens on South Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Maloney Health Center Opens on South Side

Local leaders gathered today at the new John R. Maloney Health Center for a ribbon cutting ceremony on the city’s South Side. “This new facility represents our commitment to providing primary health and wellness services to South Side families close to where they live,” said Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman. “I salute the collaborative efforts of […]

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Ohio Women’s Bicycling Summit Wants to Close the Gender Gap

 Jess Mathews Ohio Women’s Bicycling Summit Wants to Close the Gender Gap

It’s no secret that American women are less likely than American men to ride bikes in cities. Certain reports put one woman on a bike for every four men in America. In European counties like Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark, the split is around fifty-fifty. How does America decrease the gender gap? This is an on-going constant debate. […]

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Blowout Bar Coming Soon to German Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Blowout Bar Coming Soon to German Village

Jolie Laide Salon & Spa in German Village is announcing today that they’re launching the first “blowout bar” in Columbus this week: Blow by JL. The concept allows customers to get their hair styled and manicures and makeup touched up while enjoying a glass of wine. The service is low cost and takes little time, […]

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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 Artist Spotlight: Ginnie Baer

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local Artist Spotlight: Ginnie Baer

If you went to last month’s Gallery Hop in the Short North, you may have stopped in the Sean Christopher Gallery and viewed artist Ginnie Baer’s farewell show. After calling Columbus home for years, Baer is moving to Wisconsin this fall, where she has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Art at a small […]

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