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The Confluence Cast: Test City, USA

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Test City, USA

Is the Columbus startup scene ready for its closeup? In this episode, independent creator Jay Clouse talks about his documentary film, Test City, USA, which paints a portrait of the Columbus tech scene and the funding that supports it. In addition to the film and the scene at large, we talk about Jay’s path, the importance of […]

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Work Continues – For Now – on These Major Construction Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Continues – For Now – on These Major Construction Projects

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Governor Mike DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order went into effect on March 24, but work on some of the biggest construction projects in Columbus is continuing. The order defines construction as “essential infrastructure,” meaning that workers will be expected to continue to […]

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Construction Roundup: Trail Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction Roundup: Trail Edition

Central Ohio’s trails and greenways remain open for business, and are actually seeing quite a bit of traffic as people continue to utilize them both for transportation and recreation. The trails provide great views of the natural world along our river corridors, but they also can be a good place to catch a glimpse of […]

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Franklinton Fridays + BalletMet

  Franklinton Fridays + BalletMet

FREE performances fromt he BalletMet at the Idea Foundry complemented by the outstanding artwork of Maureen Clark. This special edition to the Franklinton Fridays Music Series will include an art show featuring the works of Maureen E Clark in the L Gallery and a mixture of contemporary and other works performed by dancers Lauren Kot […]

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Opinion: CoverMyMeds Abatement Not Worth the Cost

Hannah Halbert Hannah Halbert Opinion: CoverMyMeds Abatement Not Worth the Cost

In total, Columbus schools will lose an estimated $35.5 million over 15 years due to a generous tax abatement package the city is awarding to software company, CoverMyMeds, according to a new report by Policy Matters Ohio.  Tax abatements, a central part of state and local economic development strategy, eliminate all or part of an […]

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Plans Unveiled for New CoverMyMeds Campus in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Unveiled for New CoverMyMeds Campus in Franklinton

CoverMyMeds has released the first renderings of its proposed $240 million headquarters in Franklinton. The new images show a modern corporate campus featuring Downtown views, designated food truck areas, lots of landscaped open spaces, and direct access to the Scioto River. Located on an industrial site north of McKinley Avenue and west of Souder Avenue, […]

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Franklinton Fridays Music Series

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Franklinton Fridays Music Series

Free live music will be hosted during Franklinton Fridays each month May through September! Every show highlights a local artist’s poster design, and two Columbus performers. Enjoy performances from Doc Robinson, Playing to Vapors, Counterfeit Madison, Orion and the Constellations, Joey Aich and more! The Franklinton Fridays Concert Series is powered by CoverMyMeds with partners […]

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