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This Community Organization Says Mayor Ginther Continues to Ignore Them

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman This Community Organization Says Mayor Ginther Continues to Ignore Them

When it comes to service work, food banks, clothing drives, affordable housing developments and the like are typical of faith-based organizations. But 24 years ago, those efforts didn’t seem to go far enough for local clergy and their congregations. A diverse group of religious organizations came together out of frustration that the root causes of […]

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Local Faith Leaders Discouraged by Conversation with Police Chief Quinlan

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Faith Leaders Discouraged by Conversation with Police Chief Quinlan

Leaders of BREAD, a coalition of 40 diverse faith congregations, met via Zoom on Wednesday, June 10 with Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan, hoping to get his commitment to three specific proposals regarding police reform and building trust with the Black community. The group says, given the tragic police killings of George Floyd and other […]

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Sold Out! Local Sourdough Bread Sale Supporting Local Journalism

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Sold Out! Local Sourdough Bread Sale Supporting Local Journalism

Update: bread has been sold out! Thank you to all who purchased a loaf! Columbus Underground is partnering with Granville-based Seaworthy Bread for a one-time online bread sale event that will help support local journalism here at CU! Simply select your loaf (or two) on the Seaworthy website, pre-order your selection by Thursday, April 30th, […]

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Fee Increase Will Go Toward Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fee Increase Will Go Toward Affordable Housing

A fee increase approved by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners last week will generate about $65 million over the next ten years for affordable housing. That works out to about $4 million a year for a program called the County Housing Magnet Fund – which will support housing near employment centers – and an […]

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Ohio’s Own: Asempe Bread

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Asempe Bread

We’ve talked about this. The Downtown pop-ups at Hills Market for Asempe Kitchen are golden. True to pop-up form, the dining opportunities with the West African operation exist for only a few hours each week. Asempe’s pop-ups offer, at least, predictable hours on Wednesdays, so you know when to visit. But, should you develop a […]

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Treat to Try: Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Bread

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Bread

Articles tagged with the “Treat to Try” headline typically focus on sweet treats. That said, if bacon and cheddar don’t count as a treat, I’m not sure I truly understand the meaning of the term. Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bread is a product from Sugar B Bakery (so, it can qualify as a “sweet” treat […]

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New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Flowers and Bread. Coffee beans and focaccia. Casual coffee and private parties. Owners Sarah Lagrotteria and Tricia Wheeler hope to offer all means of comfort come opening day of Flowers and Bread in Clintonville. “Right when you come in you’ll see baguettes,” Lagrotteria said, gesturing to slats where drywall will soon hang. “You’ll see all […]

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