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Columbus is #1 Up-&-Coming Tech City


Forbes.com wrote Top 10 Up-And-Coming Tech Cities William Pentland 03.10.08 Thanks to a potent recipe mixing hearty helpings of money, leadership, commitment and vision, a cadre of small cities is rapidly earning respect as veritable tech hubs. Where will the next Silicon Valley spring up? Philip Auerswald, professor of public policy at George Mason University, […]


Maps, bureau to help sell Downtown hotspots


The Dispatch wrote Maps, bureau sell Downtown Projects aim to make the center city more welcoming to visitors Thursday, November 29, 2007 BY MARLA MATZER ROSE Two key components of the plan are the first Downtown visitors center in nearly four years — it will open next week — and a nearly $1 million project […]


Can Columbus make its mark in indie art?


Columbus Alive wrote Can Columbus make its mark in indie art? By Melissa Starker November 15, 2007 As the Dispatch reported on October 19, an Atlanta firm hired to research the demand for a new convention hotel in Downtown Columbus confirmed a fact that was already simmering among city leaders: Columbus needs to do a […]


Chicago, NYC, Niagara Falls on Skybus’ radar


The Columbus Dispatch wrote Chicago, New York on Skybus’ radar Friday, October 26, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose Having cut most of its West Coast flights, Skybus Airlines is now looking to add shorter, more-profitable flights. Niagara Falls, N.Y., Gary, Ind., and several greater-New York City area airports are among those reportedly talking to Skybus. […]


Skybus Picks Greensboro For Focus City


news-record.com wrote Skybus picks PTI Monday, Oct. 22, 2007 Skybus Airlines confirmed today that it will locate a base at Piedmont Triad International Airport, bringing 375 jobs and adding nonstop flights to seven cities. Skubus invest more than $350 million in aircraft and other equipment as part of the project, according to a news release. […]


New $134 Million I-270/Rt. 161 Interchange Opens


$134 million for this interchange is fine, but $80 million for streetcars is controversial? The Columbus Dispatch wrote After 3 1/2 years of work, the I-270/Rt. 161 interchange is about to open, tunnel and all Sunday, October 21, 2007 By Tim Doulin At 55 mph, it will take about five seconds to zip through the […]


Promote area, not just hotels, city told


The Columbus Dispatch wrote Promote area, not just hotels, city told Friday, October 19, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose If you build it, they won’t necessarily come. Proponents of a new convention hotel for Columbus were handed that news this week by an expert hired to explore the pros and cons of the idea. A […]


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