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The Confluence Cast: Wexner Center for the Arts

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Wexner Center for the Arts

Contemporary art and the presentation of it has traditionally been a class-based endeavor. The Wexner Center for the Arts is trying to change that through its programs and the type of work that they present. I spoke with Johanna Burton, the Center’s Executive Director about what the Wexner Center is and how you should view […]

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2018 HOKA ONE ONE Columbus 10K

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill 2018 HOKA ONE ONE Columbus 10K

Join us on June 3, 2018, for the 41st running of “The Oldest Road Race in Columbus,” the HOKA ONE ONE Columbus 10K! Bring the little ones out for the free(!) AEP Ohio Kid’s Run at 7:40 AM.

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Smart Columbus Update: More Funding Secured, New “Chief Innovation Officer” to Lead Effort

Brent Warren Brent Warren Smart Columbus Update: More Funding Secured, New “Chief Innovation Officer” to Lead Effort

When Columbus was announced as the winner of the $40 million federal Smart City grant last summer, much was made of the additional $90 million in matching resources that were secured from local corporate and institutional partners. The city announced last week that it has secured additional commitments, growing the total pot of monetary and […]

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New AEP building planned for Goodale Boulvard in Grandview Heights

Brent Warren Brent Warren New AEP building planned for Goodale Boulvard in Grandview Heights

American Electric Power plans to demolish a 75-year-old building on its Goodale Boulevard property in Grandview and replace it with a 33,000 square foot building that will include office space for 58 employees. The original building, which is 21,000 square feet and sits at 1333 Goodale, is currently home to five employees who oversee a […]

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T. Boone Pickens Hosting Columbus Town Hall Event

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From Business First of Columbus: Pickens, AEP hosting town hall meeting Texas energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens is scheduled to visit Columbus on Tuesday, joining American Electric Power Company Inc. CEO Michael Morris for a town hall-style meeting at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Columbus utility, which signed on as a sponsor of the […]

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AEP purchases wind energy to power Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans

AEP announced earlier today that they’re purchasing a bit of wind energy from a wind farm in Indiana to distribute to customers throughout several Midwestern states including Ohio. The 250 megawatts of wind energy being added is part of a longer-term commitment by AEP to have added 1,000 megawatts of renewable wind energy by 2011. […]

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AEP customers criticize proposed rate hike

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote AEP customers criticize proposed rate hike  Tuesday, October 21, 2008 BY DAN GEARINO Stung by a slumping economy and rising expenses, several American Electric Power customers said today that they can’t afford the utility’s plan to raise rates about 15 percent in each of the next three years. “To say that […]

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