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Columbus Camera Group now offering classes

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Camera Group now offering classes

Have you been bitten by the photo bug and want to learn more about using your camera? Columbus Camera Group, a local establishment in the photography community, has begun offering classes. The classes are aimed for those who would like to get a better understanding of their camera. Topics include: Photographic Principles (an in depth […]

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Orbit Design’s bright aqua building makes a great photo backdrop

Anne Evans Anne Evans Orbit Design’s bright aqua building makes a great photo backdrop

Have you ever used the bright aqua building in the Short North as a backdrop for a photo? A lot of people have. The 1200 square foot building used to be a car wash but now houses the two person design firm Orbit Design. It was started in 1994 by Gina Cronley and Kris Harrison. […]

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Take a look inside Engine House No. 5

Anne Evans Anne Evans Take a look inside Engine House No. 5

The restaurant that was Engine House No. 5 is one of the ‘Ghosts of Columbus Past‘ that has been brought up a few times when some reminisce. The restaurant closed in 1993 when its owner Chuck Muer was lost at sea with his wife Betty. It sat for a few years as the building owner […]

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At Home: Sunny Space Near Grandview

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Sunny Space Near Grandview

When Omar Noory walked into the sunny 600 square foot apartment near Grandview, he knew he liked it. He had been wanting a place in Harrison West, Victorian Village or Grandview and this apartment fit the bill. It had hardwood floors, big windows for lots of natural light, and plenty of character in the wood […]

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At Work: These Are Things’ pretty home office

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Work: These Are Things’ pretty home office

For my office tour this month on The Metropreneur, I visited the lovely home office of Jen Adrion and Omar Noory. The two have been running These Are Things, their modern and beautiful map and design business out of their home since February of 2010. You may be happy to find out, that if you […]

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At Work: The Strategy Group for Media’s historic home, The Gooding House

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Work: The Strategy Group for Media’s historic home, The Gooding House

I love to see people and businesses making an investment in historic homes and properties. For my latest At Work story for The Metropreneur, I visited The Strategy Group for Media who have made The Gooding House into their headquarters. The Gooding House is located along US Route 23 in Delaware. The road used to […]

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At Work: Sparkspace’s Inspiring Business Retreat

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Work: Sparkspace’s Inspiring Business Retreat

For this month’s At Work column on TheMetropreneur, I spoke with Mark Henson, the chief imagination officer of Sparkspace in the Arena District. In 2000, he developed the idea of building a company around a business retreat center model while working for the design firm Fitch. He started Sparkspace in a 900 square foot space […]

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