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Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill COMFEST 2018!

Community Festival Mission: We think that people ought to work for the collective good of all people rather than for personal gain. We support cooperation and collective activity rather than competition and individual profit. The basic necessities of life are a right and not a privilege. People have the collective right to control the conditions […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Victorian Village

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Top 10 Things to Do in Victorian Village

Victorian Village, known for its historic Victorian homes, Goodale Park, and proximity to the Short North, was one of Columbus’ first neighborhoods. The Village has experienced various periods of urban decay and revitalization over the past 100 years, but in the 1970s new life was brought into the neighborhood thanks to the Victorian Village Commission. […]

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The Confluence Cast: Summer Festivals 2018

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Summer Festivals 2018

Happy Comfest! Get a preview of the already-begun festival season and hear from a selection of bands gracing the stage at this weekend’s Comfest. Show notes for this episode This week’s episode of the Confluence Cast is sponsored by the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival. The Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival hosts 25,000 visitors […]

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Photos: Comfest 2017

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Comfest 2017

Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: After a rain-out on Friday, ComFest got under way on Saturday, treating locals to its traditional mix of live music, beer, people watching, politics and more. Photographer Matt Ellis was on site to capture live music photos during both Saturday and Sunday lineups. For more information, visit www.comfest.com. All photos by […]

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Photos: ComFest 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: ComFest 2016

This past weekend, Columbus Underground teamed up with new local startup Bylined to create a crowd-sourced photo shoot assignment. We wanted ComFest attendees to snap grab photos of their experiences, and the response was overwhelming. Over 350 photos were turned in using the app, giving us a ton of great photos to choose from, purchase […]

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Photos: The Bands of Comfest 2016

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: The Bands of Comfest 2016

Thousands of locals turned out for the 44th annual ComFest this past weekend, crowding into Goodale Park for three days of live music, workshops, beer, entertainment, food and more. While the weather was an improvement over last year’s rainstorms, the festival saw some extreme temperatures with a heat index topping 95 degrees throughout the weekend. […]


Assignment: We Want Your ComFest Photos

Walker Evans Walker Evans Assignment: We Want Your ComFest Photos

Columbus Underground is teaming up with new local startup Bylined to crowdsource an album of ComFest photos this year. So if you’re planning on attending ComFest this weekend, and you plan to have your iPhone on your person, then you’re already 90 percent on your way to participating in the project! All you need to […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!