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LGBT Activists Answer Billboard with One of their Own

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea LGBT Activists Answer Billboard with One of their Own

The billboard looms over the corner of Olentangy River Road and Riverview Drive. It reads “Holy matrimony is one man and one woman.” No one seems to know where it came from or who put it up, but the meaning is clear. “We can’t ignore that that’s an anti-gay message, but it has that plausible […]


National Companies Give Orange Barrel Competition

Walker Evans Walker Evans

For the past few years, there’s really only been one name associated with massive attention-getting billboards downtown: Orange Barrel Media. Love them or hate them, the massive downtown advertisements have been a hot topic since Columbus-native Pete Scantland founded Orange Barrel six years ago. The Nationwide Paint Spill, the Columbus Crew Soccer Ball, the Columbus […]


New firms enter market for downtown wallscapes

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote New companies enter market for wallscapes Tuesday, November 27, 2007 6:31 AM BY MARLA MATZER ROSE If there seem to be more giant ads Downtown than ever before, you’re not imagining things. Orange Barrel Media, the company that first became known for the massive building-bound signs, has been joined by two competitors […]


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