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Short North Artist Malcolm J Discusses His Work, Outpouring of Support Following Attack

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Short North Artist Malcolm J Discusses His Work, Outpouring of Support Following Attack

Kevin “Malcolm J” Jones, a self-decribed street artist primarily doing work showcasing the Shorth North, is nothing short of accomplished. Since his move to Columbus a number of years ago, he has used art to propel himself out of homelessness and become a familiar face in Columbus’ art community. His work sits in a number […]

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Floral Boutique Botanica 215 Goes The DIY Route with Arrangements

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Floral Boutique Botanica 215 Goes The DIY Route with Arrangements

Tiffany Schneid and Bekah Berry, the co-owners of floral shop Botanica 215, met working for another florist while they were both in college. They became fast friends, and started to develop a passion for floral design while creating arrangements for weddings. Two college degrees later, they circled back to floral design and decided to set […]

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Alternative Fashion Mob Celebrates Six Years of Alternative Fashion Week

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Alternative Fashion Mob Celebrates Six Years of Alternative Fashion Week

Alternative Fashion Mob, a collection of fashion designers and industry professionals, will kick off the sixth annual Alternative Fashion Week on March 10 with inclusive fashion-centric programming through the 25th. As with every year, Alternative Fashion Mob says its goal is to showcase “beauty in all shapes, sizes, and looks” with the week’s events. The […]

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The Annex at 801 Brings Downtown-Style Venue to South Hilltop

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Annex at 801 Brings Downtown-Style Venue to South Hilltop

Drew and Dalay Murray are the owners of The Annex at 801, a new industrial events venue near Franklinton in the southern Hilltop area. The Murrays are both graduates of Ohio State and have been together since meeting there in 2012. Drew studied civil engineering, while Dalay studied interior design and interior architecture. Together they […]

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Sunbury Urban Farm Connects Columbus Youth to Nature and Food Sources

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sunbury Urban Farm Connects Columbus Youth to Nature and Food Sources

Sunbury Urban Farm is just less than a year old, however its purpose is longstanding. Paisley Nash-Dooley, a member of the staff that includes Sarah Erikson and a host of volunteers, says that the mission of Sunbury Urban Farm is to cultivate community. “Our research and personal experiences have taught us that people who are […]

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Ohio Roller Derby Kicks Off 13th Season Saturday

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio Roller Derby Kicks Off 13th Season Saturday

The Ohio Roller Derby (OHRD) are set to open their 13th season on Saturday, March 17 at the Ohio Expo Center. Sam Tucker, who goes by the name Kegel Scout on the track, says this is a year of rebuilding for the league. There have been a lot of retirements, however the league’s rookie class […]

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Benchwarmers Gallery Exhibition at Blockfort Tributes Sports Nostalgia

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Benchwarmers Gallery Exhibition at Blockfort Tributes Sports Nostalgia

Blockfort’s latest gallery exhibition, entitled “Benchwarmers,” is a nostalgic tribute to the sports, teams, players and icons artists grew up with. The exhibition, organized by Blockfort tenant and co-owner of Alison Rose Screen Printing Nicholas Nocera, will feature 14 artists with varying approaches to the sports theme of the exhibition. For instance, artist Julie Martin chose to […]

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