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Michigan might beat Ohio State in Rail Transit

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rapidgrowthmedia.com wrote Transit agency launches website touting streetcar potential December 20, 2007 By: Deborah Johnson Wood The results are many months off, but the streetcar feasibility study launched by The Rapid is well underway. To help residents understand the far-reaching benefits that could accrue to Grand Rapids given a serious investment in the modern public […]


Visitors bureau retools Web site

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The Dispatch wrote Visitors bureau retools Web site Travelers getting more-useful advice Thursday, December 20, 2007 BY MARLA MATZER ROSE When a visitor arrives in Columbus these days, there’s a good chance you can guess where the person’s trip began: on the Web site of Experience Columbus. By the end of the week, Columbus’ convention […]


Top 10 ColumbusUnderground.com Threads of 2007

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2007 was a big year for ColumbusUnderground.com. The site grew by leaps and bounds, and the city of Columbus grew as well. Here’s a look back at the top 10 “threads” (or conversations) to come from the site this year. Counting down from… 10. What are destination cities saying about Skybus? – Of the dozens […]


Heart of the City (Center) Pt 1 through 5

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incredible me wrote Below are the beginnings of my ideas to save the Columbus City Center and radically change the face of Downtown Columbus, OH. I love my city, and this mall has held a very special place in my heart. More than anything, I want to restore its name and presence to the splendor […]


Grandview Yard Updates

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The Dispatch wrote Development named ‘Grandview Yard’ Wednesday, December 19, 2007 BY MARTIN ROZENMAN Grandview Yard. That’s the name of the commercial, retail and residential development planned for the old Big Bear site in Grandview Heights. “(Grandview Yard) will have significant similarities to the Arena District,” Ellis told members of the Columbus Metropolitan Club at […]


‘McMansions’: Lots of room for debate

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The Dispatch wrote ‘McMansions’: Lots of room for debate Despite critics, property owners assert their rights Wednesday, December 19, 2007 BY DEBBIE GEBOLYS Real-estate agent Pat Kearns-Davis and her husband wanted to stay in the neighborhood where they’d lived for a dozen years but still have a house large enough for family gatherings. So they […]


Pita Hut -n- Grille

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Pita Hut -n- Grille


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