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Nelsonville Music Festival Announces First Headliner for 2019

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Nelsonville Music Festival Announces First Headliner for 2019

Nelsonville Music Festival (NMF) is coming back for its 15th year, and Death Cab for Cutie is the first headliner to be announced. The festival, hosted by the historic non-profit theater Stuart’s Opera House, will take place at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville. It spans four days, June 6-9, 2019. […]

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Huli Huli Tiki Lounge & Bar Opening Soon in Powell

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Huli Huli Tiki Lounge & Bar Opening Soon in Powell

Tiki’s in the midst of a comeback, one of many its had since its first appearance in the 1930s. Huli Huli will be the latest bar to enter the central Ohio tiki scene, opening in Powell at 26 W. Olentangy St. next weekend. Huli Huli General Manager Nate Howe says their goal is to recreate […]

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Forty’s Chicken & Waffles Returns to Old North Arcade

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Forty’s Chicken & Waffles Returns to Old North Arcade

For the last three years that Old North Arcade has been around, owner Ben Morgan has watched as food from Mikey’s Late Night Slice, Ray Ray’s, Hounddogs and elsewhere came into his bar. Either on a typical Friday or Saturday night, or during a corporate event, wedding reception, or engagement party, “everyone always brings in […]

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Businesses Offer Deals for Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Businesses Offer Deals for Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown

The government shutdown has entered its 26th day, and since Friday, 800,000 federal employees are living without an income. For those located in Central Ohio, and beyond, there are businesses offering some relief. Below is a list of known deals and offers from local and national companies. Let us know if we missed any! “A […]

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Civics Update: New City Council Member, Residents Host Town Hall on Shutdown, and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Civics Update: New City Council Member, Residents Host Town Hall on Shutdown, and more

Council Selects Replacement for Jaiza Page Columbus City Council has selected Shayla Favor, Assistant City Attorney, to fill the seat vacated by former member Jaiza Page. “We are very pleased to have Favor join our team and look forward to the unique perspective she has to offer,” said Council President Shannon Hardin in a press […]

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Fleur’s Dream Supports Homeless Through Harsh Winter Season

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Fleur’s Dream Supports Homeless Through Harsh Winter Season

As we move deeper into the winter season, the area’s homeless, numbering over 58,000, are needing more support. Lower temperatures usually drive more people to the counties’ shelters, filing them to capacity, and forcing the overflow onto the streets. Individuals need socks, gloves, hand and foot warmers, warm meals, winter jackets, blankets, lotion and other […]

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Planned Parenthood Leaders Weigh in on the State of the Reproductive Rights Movement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Planned Parenthood Leaders Weigh in on the State of the Reproductive Rights Movement

Iris Harvey and Leana Wen are navigating some tricky political waters. On the state level, Harvey leads as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio against anti-abortion attacks from the state’s succession of conservative legislators and governors. And on the national level, Wen, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, oversees a […]

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