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Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Columbus Ohio

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Columbus Ohio

Columbus has been called the crossroads for people of all walks of life. It’s the metropolitan melting-pot of the Midwest; alive and thriving with a vibrant culture. This diverse nature has allowed Columbus to become birthplace and launch pad for many big names in the restaurant industry, such as Cameron Mitchell, Marzetti’s, and Wendy’s, just […]

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Review: Creative Arts of Women Presents “A Little Bit Closer”

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Review: Creative Arts of Women Presents “A Little Bit Closer”

After filling the OSU Urban Arts Space this past summer, the Creative Arts of Women (CAW) presented its newest exhibit, “A Little Bit Closer,” at the recently-renovated Vanderelli Room, a Franklinton art gallery that was voted one of the Top 10 Best Local Galleries in 2014. CAW returns to a more intimate setting with this exhibit, […]

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Vernacular Opening in Old Worthington in 2016

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Vernacular Opening in Old Worthington in 2016

Vernacular, locally-based boutique co-owned by Chelsea Cabot and Kris Koniezcko, has just announced its third store, opening this April at 661 North High Street in Worthington. The new location will be located within the Zettler Worthington Hardware Building, a historical city landmark for over a century. Cabot and Koniezcko have worked alongside the Zettler family […]

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Is Columbus Ready for a New Flag?

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Is Columbus Ready for a New Flag?

A flag is meant to be seen clearly from long distances away as it flies back and forth against the wind. The current Columbus flag is not visible at all at a distance, due to the small and detailed imagery and wording. The current flag also celebrates a controversial historical figure and includes a religious […]

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Ohio Strength CrossFit Relocates in Italian Village

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Ohio Strength CrossFit Relocates in Italian Village

CrossFit is defined as constantly varied functional movements preformed at relatively high intensity. Basically, it’s an exercise that changes daily, by focusing on different parts of the body and varying the metabolic pace in order to achieve ultimate physical conditioning. Many people are often curious about CrossFit, but never participate because they’re intimidated by the […]

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Wild Goose Creative Names Justin Johnston as New Executive Director

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Wild Goose Creative Names Justin Johnston as New Executive Director

Justin Johnston is a classically-trained musician, and music has taken him on a worldly adventure. Johnston has performed in castles in Germany, spent summers in Aspen, and freelanced in Chicago, Toronto, Cleveland and Columbus. Johnston also has worked alongside extraordinary worldly musicians like Yo-Yo Ma. And now, beloved arts nonprofit Wild Goose Creative welcomes Johnston as its new […]

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