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Philanthropy Friday: VOICEcorps

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Created by three men who were blind, VOICEcorps began in 1975 as the Central Ohio Radio Reading Service. Living with visual impairments, Irwin Hott, Fred Allemeier and Stanley Doran were not able to use standard print to fulfill their need for daily information. Because of this, they wanted to fill the gap with a solution […]

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Review: Clay Café in Grandview

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Not being the artsy, painter type – I’m a writer, not a painter, when a girlfriend suggested we have a girls night out at Clay Café in Grandview I was a little hesitant. Normally our girls nights out feature some type of happy hour with food and drinks. Painting seemed like a bit of a […]

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Ohio Renewable Energy Scorecard – Sept 2009

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The Ohio Renewable Energy Scorecard reports the status of renewable energy for electricity production in Ohio. The latest numbers show that we are lagging in alternative energy production. The national average for electricity produced from renewable sources is around seven percent, while Ohio currently generates only one percent. Ohio ranks poorly according to several of […]

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Updates on Weinland Park Area Developments

 Submitted News Updates on Weinland Park Area Developments

Roadwork is scheduled to begin this fall at the Columbus Coated Fabrics site. “While the economy has taken its toll on developers all over, the project continues to progress,” reported Mark Wagenbrenner at the Urban Land Institute meeting yesterday. The meeting covered the city plans for both Weinland Park and the upcoming Campus Partners development. […]

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Paper Airplane Releases Second Album

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Before celebrating the launch of their second album White Elephants tomorrow night, indie pop band Paper Airplane will surely take a moment to pause and reflect. Their record label folded and personal tragedies abounded throughout the past year but they sallied forth to self-release 16 tracks of rock smorgasbord greatness. Paper Airplane formed in 2005 […]

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Canadian indie pop band plays sold-out show

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If there’s one thing I’ve realized from attending a Metric show, it’s that Emily Haines is nothing short of an indie pop goddess. The Canadian quartet, headed by singer and keyboardist Haines, played a sold-out show Monday night at Newport Music Hall that was worth well more than the $5 door price. The boys of […]

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Columbus Rail History at the OSU Urban Arts Space

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From 1850 to the 1960s streetcar, interurban, and steam powered railroads enabled Columbus to grow into the city that it is today. Bring your lunch and join us on Wednesday, August 12 from Noon to 1:00pm as amateur historian, Alex Campbell, brings this history to life through photographs and discussion. Local, hand-roasted coffee will be […]

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