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2012 Columbus City Budget Announced

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Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman presented his proposed 2012 budget to Columbus City Council this morning. The $735.5 million city budget focuses on safety, job creation initiatives and setting aside funds to offset State cuts that will take effect in 2013. “The tough choices that we and our citizens have made over the past several […]

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Details Announced on Columbus Curbside Recycling Program

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Details of the new city-wide residential recycling program emerged today at an event held jointly by Mayor Michael Coleman and Columbus City Councilmember Eileen Paley. Mayor Coleman announced the program in his 2010 State of the City address and has vowed to have it up and running by 2012. Under the new program, recyclables will […]

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Columbus Neighborhoods to Celebrate Bicentennial with Community Projects

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Columbus is turning 200 in 2012. The year-long celebration will take place throughout the entire region, but individual neighborhoods are now being encouraged to get creative with their celebratory initiatives with the assistance of a grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. “Vibrant neighborhoods define great cities, and central Ohio […]

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Art Initiative Bringing New Public Displays to Downtown in 2012

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The Greater Columbus Arts Council and the City of Columbus are collaborating on a new initiative called Columbus Public Art 2012, designed to bring new works of public art to Downtown as a part of the 200Columbus bicentennial celebration. The project recently received a $150,000 Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, […]

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200Columbus Celebrates Our City in 2012

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If you weren’t aware that the City of Columbus is turning 200 years old in 2012, then you’re either a brand new resident or you’ve been living under a rock. But what exactly is being planned for our bicentennial celebration has been a bit more hazy and is only just now starting to be revealed. […]

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Picnic with the Pops Moves Downtown in 2012

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The new Columbus Commons park will open this Memorial Day Weekend, and the Columbus Symphony will be close behind. Beginning in 2012, their popular Picnic with the Pops outdoor summer concert series will be migrating from Chemical Abstracts to the new Downtown park. “This is a huge and exciting undertaking for the Symphony,” stated Martin […]

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Fahlgren Tapped for New Columbus Branding Effort

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It was announced yesterday that Fahlgren Advertising has been selected to spearhead new branding, imaging and marketing efforts across multiple local organizations including Experience Columbus, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission, the Columbus Chamber, Columbus2020!, The Columbus Partnership and the Columbus Bicentennial Commission. The concept of branding our city and creating a consistent message for marketing […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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