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Ninety-Five Percent of CCS Students Have Parents Who Have Been Incarcerated

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ninety-Five Percent of CCS Students Have Parents Who Have Been Incarcerated

In terms of local media, All Sides is a well-regarded radio program. Aired weekdays on WOSU, listeners can usually find a thoughtful and provocative collection of thoughts from experts and guests. On the education scene, it’s hard to beat today’s disclosure from guest Stephanie Hightower. The program title was The Challenges of Fatherhood in the […]

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Ohio’s Own: Taylor’s Made Original Hott Pepper Sauce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Taylor’s Made Original Hott Pepper Sauce

Now that farmers’ market season is in full bloom, local folks have a prime opportunity to sample the best Columbus has to offer. The markets offer much more than stuff that grows out of the ground (or bleeds when slaughtered); there are also lots of jams and jellies and soap and sauces. Farmers’ markets were […]

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Review: Barcelona Restaurant & Bar

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: Barcelona Restaurant & Bar

As a perennial top-tenner on the best-of lists, Barcelona Restaurant & Bar is a long-standing culinary institution in Columbus. Still, in spite of the restaurant’s long, proud history, it’s also eternally new. While common sense says not to mess with success, Barcelona’s menu is in a constant state of flux, changing regularly to reflect seasonal […]

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School Issues: A Letter from Mike Wiles

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott School Issues: A Letter from Mike Wiles

Editorial note: This week, the Ohio House of Representatives passed HB 167. Assuming passage in the senate, the bill will put a school levy on the November ballot for Columbus voters. School Board Member, Mike Wiles, has a few words to say about the contents of the legislation, education reform and the press coverage surrounding […]

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Restaurant Review: Gallerie Bar & Bistro

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Gallerie Bar & Bistro

Alright fancypants, let’s check out Gallerie Bar & Bistro. It’s the restaurant inside of the new downtown Hilton. First, there’s the Gallerie/Gallery part. Throughout the hotel floor that houses the bistro, there are giant, gorgeous murals hanging on the walls. You don’t really see guests chilling out, ogling the art… but it’s worth some eye-time. […]

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Dish Deathmatch: Donuts VS Doughnuts

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: Donuts VS Doughnuts

Schneider’s Bakery is the sort of place that has a line of hungry people queued up waiting for donuts at one-in-the-morning when it opens. That’s devotion. Aficionados says there’s nothing in this world like Schneider’s donuts. Time for a little fact checking, courtesy Dish Deathmatch. At a more reasonable hour (midmorning) a giant collection of […]

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Ohio’s Own: Eban Bakery Gluten-Free Bread

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Eban Bakery Gluten-Free Bread

Might as well venture into the whole Gluten-Free Fad. True, some people have celiac disease. And some people have physical reactions to gluten products that make Montezuma’s Revenge look like a walk in the park: they can’t even lick an Oreo without feeling like their guts are desperately trying to escape their bodies. And some […]

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