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Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus Earns World Champion Title in International Pizza Challenge

Anne Evans Anne Evans Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus Earns World Champion Title in International Pizza Challenge

Columbus has another Number 1 title, thanks to Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus. Rocco attended the International Pizza Challenge in Las Vegas last week and brought home the World Champion award for Best Traditional Pizza, beating out nearly sixty competitors. The winning pizza? Rocco’s “Ultimate Pizza” featuring two types of pepperoni and two types […]

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GCAC Presents: Women In Music Columbus

 Anne-Marie Slater GCAC Presents: Women In Music Columbus

Providing a voice for women in music for over a century and for the future In 1882 a tiny arts organization was born on East Broad Street. This event was at the home of Miss Mary W. Failing and became the Women’s Music Club. In 1926 the group was described in the publication Musical America […]

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Amateur Chefs Heading to Brooklyn for Cook-Off Competition

Walker Evans Walker Evans Amateur Chefs Heading to Brooklyn for Cook-Off Competition

Brooklyn Brewery’s national Smoke Experiment tour rolled into Columbus on Sunday for an afternoon of grilling and barbecuing. Local competitors faced off with their finest recipes to be judged, and husband and wife team Joey Funtjar and Jenny Jarvis took home the grand prize with their applewood smoked Ohio pork braised in Brooklyn brown ale, served atop […]

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Local crafter appearing on competition show, TLC’s Craft Wars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local crafter appearing on competition show, TLC’s Craft Wars

Have you caught the new competition show Craft Wars on TLC? Tune in on Tuesday to see Columbus’ Esther Hall, known as Torn Angel in the craft world, compete for the $10,000 prize. Craft Wars is bringing top crafters to compete in an ultimate crafting competition. In each episode, three contestants have to face off […]

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Chef Meegan Roberts competing for NE Region Pastry Chef of the Year

Anne Evans Anne Evans Chef Meegan Roberts competing for NE Region Pastry Chef of the Year

When we last spoke with Chef Meegan Roberts, she was winning the Paella Please! competition and sharing with us her recipe for Roasted Beets marinated in a Citrus Vinaigrette with Sautéed Beet Greens paired with Strawberry Marmalade and Queso Blanco Empanadas and topped with poached eggs. Now she is back on the competition circuit. Next […]

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Clintonville Chili Bowl Takes Place on Saturday

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Photo by Kipp Abbott The 2010-edition of Clintonville Chili Bowl cookoff takes place on Saturday, January 30th at MapleGrove UMC. Competitors still have time to register for the event, and participants can show up the day of to taste and judge the winners. Proceeds from the $3 admission fee will go toward UMCOR Haiti Relief […]

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Process Continuing on Park Art in Harrison West

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Press Release: In September, the Harrison West Society teamed with the Columbus College of Art and Design for a student competition for five art pieces to be installed in the new Harrison Park along the Olentangy River. The process is moving forward. On February 28, the Harrison West neighborhood, indeed, the entire Short North, will […]

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