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The Most Important Albums of 2016

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher The Most Important Albums of 2016

2016 was a long year. In a literal sense — it will only be a mere moment longer per timekeepers at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service — for some it seemed like it would never end. And while many are anxious to say goodbye, it’s important to take a moment and acknowledge […]

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New Local Startup “The Awesome Company” Embraces Differences

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher New Local Startup “The Awesome Company” Embraces Differences

Over the years, Jacquie Mahan has undoubtedly made herself no stranger to the Columbus small business community. An Upper Arlington native, Mahan came back to Columbus after finishing school to open the widely successful Mahan art gallery, once located in the Short North. About a year after the gallery’s closing in fall of 2010, Mahan […]

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Local Food Action Plan Passes for Central Ohio

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Local Food Action Plan Passes for Central Ohio

The City of Columbus has teamed up with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners in an effort to provide healthy local food to all of Central Ohio. Columbus nonprofit Local Matters detailed needed food improvements in the first ever city-wide food plan — an effort to address the crippling economic issues contributing to the lack […]

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Franklinton Artists Mix Pro Wrestling With Creativity

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Franklinton Artists Mix Pro Wrestling With Creativity

Local 'Wrestling' League Nixes Stereotypes

As with any music and arts fest, this September’s Independents’ Day Festival in East Franklinton attracted a crowd made of eclectics and hobbyists. Amidst all the local artists, musicians, and chefs was a group of individuals dressed in full lucha libra (Mexican wrestling garb) performing an odd mix of painting and fighting. It’s the Artists […]

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