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City Proposes Area Commission Code Changes

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Proposes Area Commission Code Changes

Update as of 12/10/2019 at 11:25 a.m: On Monday, Dec. 9, City Council passed Ordinance 2952-2019, putting proposed changes to city code and Area Commissions into effect. One proposed change, the capping of the number of Area Commissioners on one commission to 17, was omitted as a result of public feedback. Columbus’ Department of Neighborhoods […]

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City Council Candidate Profile: Scott Singratsomboune

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Council Candidate Profile: Scott Singratsomboune

When Scott Singratsomboune tells people he’s running as an independent, people are immediately skeptical. He says the wheels start turning in people’s heads, trying to figure out whether he’s a “closet Democrat” or “closet Republican.” “They’re trying to figure out, well if he says it this way or uses this word, this is an indicator […]

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City Council Candidate Profile: Tiffany White

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Council Candidate Profile: Tiffany White

The Wendy’s at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Nelson Road is the only restaurant in the Shepard neighborhood in North Central Columbus. It’s one of the things Columbus City Council candidate Tiffany White has witnessed the effect of in her neighborhood. And as a member of the North Central Area Commission, those problems are […]

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Q&A with City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Q&A with City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman

Since 2016, Yes We Can has promoted a progressive platform in the City of Columbus. The group says it represents working families, and is pushing policies for more affordable housing, $15 minimum wage, and implementing a ward system, among other issues. The group is currently endorsing three Columbus City Council candidates for the upcoming election […]

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Opinion: City Council Coincidence?

River Righter River Righter Opinion: City Council Coincidence?

Like many citizens, I believe I have a valid concern. In my opinion, Columbus City Council has made some disappointing decisions lately that have left me thinking, “why don’t I have a vote on who these people are that are supposed to be representing me?” The appointment process is frustrating for active citizens alike, especially […]

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Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

On Monday, Columbus City Council passed ordinances to authorize a new bond sale totaling just under $400 million, which would be invested into infrastructure, public safety, public housing and other neighborhood-centric programs throughout the city. “Our 2018 capital investments enhance the quality of life for all our residents by upgrading critical infrastructure needs and neighborhood […]

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First Look: Flower Child’s New Spot on East Fifth Avenue

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Flower Child’s New Spot on East Fifth Avenue

It’s been about a year-long wait, but the new Flower Child Vintage store will finally open its doors on Saturday, September 15. Located at 233 E. Fifth Ave., in an old warehouse, it has about three times the space of the Short North location they held for 12 years. To fill the space they’ve added […]

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