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Jack Storey Settling Into New Leadership Role in Franklinton

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Jack Storey Settling Into New Leadership Role in Franklinton

Former assistant director of the Franklin Development Association, Jack Storey, officially took over as executive director of the nonprofit organization back on July 1st. Storey was officially hired as assistant director in January of this year, but has worked in community development in Ohio since 2010. He said that part of what attracted him to […]

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Making a New Heyday for the Near East Side

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Making a New Heyday for the Near East Side

Forty-six million Americans live in poverty. That’s one in ten people. More than half of them, around 12.4 million, live in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty. Carol Naughton, a founding staff member of Purpose Built Communities, spoke at the Columbus Metropolitan Club luncheon on Wednesday about the effects on the people living in these neighborhoods and […]

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New Short North Shop Combines Interior Design and Underwear

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner New Short North Shop Combines Interior Design and Underwear

What do men’s underwear and interior design have in common? They are the passions of two Columbus residents and business partners, Rob Lyons and Bret Baden. The pair combined their interests to create Manhood, which opened recently at 1127 N. High St. in the Short North. The pair acquired the storefront — which used to […]

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As Ohio Goes, So Goes The Nation

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner As Ohio Goes, So Goes The Nation

“In presidential elections, Ohio is special precisely because it’s not special.” That is the way author Kyle Kondik described the buckeye state at the Columbus Metropolitan Club Luncheon on Wednesday. Kondik spoke about how and why the way Ohio votes is representative of the nation, according to his book, “The Bellwether: Why Ohio Picks the […]

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Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The 35th Annual Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival is set to kick off Friday afternoon in Goodale Park. Karla Rothan, Executive Director of Stonewall Columbus, has been involved for 19 of the festival’s 35 years. She said that when she started getting involved as a volunteer, they had about 15,000 people in attendance and it was a […]

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