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Interview: Richard Florida on Columbus and the “New Urban Crisis”

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Richard Florida on Columbus and the “New Urban Crisis”

Richard Florida, the well-known researcher, professor and author of the book “The Rise of the Creative Class,” has been chronicling the return-to-the-city movement since its beginnings in the 1980s. He’s been an advocate for a new type of economic development focused on creativity and innovation, and has spoken approvingly of the impact of the knowledge […]

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Ohio Mayors Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio Mayors Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

The theme of this year’s CEOs for Cities national meeting is “The Opportunity City” — a mantra oft repeated by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther when describing both the aspirations and accomplishments of his city. As Ginther took the stage during the opening remarks of the three day conference, the theme quickly broadened to talk not […]

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The Best of Westerville

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best of Westerville

Like many suburbs surrounding Columbus, Westerville has added its fair share of new bars, restaurants and shops in 2015. We surveyed our readers about their favorite new additions to Westerville this year, and like many other communities, they focused on a new brewery. The Temperance Row Brewing Co opened in late 2014 inside the Uptown […]

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The Best of Powell

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best of Powell

Powell is a small-but-rapidly-growing suburban city on the north side of Columbus, and over the past several years it has become a hotspot for new local restaurants and businesses. We asked Columbus Underground readers about their favorite new additions to Powell in our Best of 2015 survey, and they responded by nominating the Prohibition Gastro […]

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The Best of Gahanna

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best of Gahanna

Like many Columbus suburbs, Gahanna has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, both in terms of population and in terms of interesting new restaurants, shops and other destinations. When we surveyed our readers about the best new additions to Gahanna in 2015, their number one choice was the Pigskin Brewing Company, located at […]

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