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The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

What’s popular isn’t always what’s important. And to that end we always compile a list of our most important news topics to share with our readers outside of the most well read stories based entirely on eyeballs. In this year’s edition you’ll find topics related to local, state and national politics, a focus on important […]

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The Top 10 Articles of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Articles of 2019

We produced over 1,000 news articles, reviews, interviews, videos and podcasts in 2019, and we always find it interesting to take a look back at what stood out as the best read stories. This year’s top 10 list includes plenty of news about restaurants, development, suburban growth and a couple of other surprises. Check out […]

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CU Live: New Restaurant Roundup

Walker Evans Walker Evans CU Live: New Restaurant Roundup

We’ve seen dozens of new restaurants, bars and coffee shops open all throughout Columbus over the course of this summer, with even more of them still on the way. Columbus Underground Associate Editor Susan Post and Co-Founder Walker Evans sat down to discuss the latest trends with these new restaurants in a video roundup. Some […]

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Video: Cooking on a Budget with Local Matters

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Cooking on a Budget with Local Matters

Local Matters, an organization addressing food insecurity, is bringing back their Veggie Van. First introduced in 2009, the Veggie Van has recently received an influx of funding to get it back on the streets in neighborhoods without easy access to fresh, organic produce. Tori Strickland, Director of Programs for Local Matters, says this newest iteration […]

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Video: Pride, Criminal Justice, and How they Connect

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Pride, Criminal Justice, and How they Connect

Though the festivities have come to an end, Pride month is still in full swing. To commemorate, CU invited Black Queer and Intersectional Collective (BQIC) co-founder Dkèama Alexis to discuss issues affecting the LGBTQIA+ community, black communities and communities at the intersection. Learn the story of CeCe McDonald, the violence that queer and trans women […]

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Video: The Wealth Gap Holding Back Central Ohio Women

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: The Wealth Gap Holding Back Central Ohio Women

We’ve heard the statistic: white women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes; black women just 62.5 cents; and Hispanic women just 54.4 cents. But the gender gap goes far beyond wage, according to a new study from the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio. Women aren’t just earning less than their male counterparts, […]

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Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

The Columbus region has an affordable housing gap. Local experts estimate that an additional 54,000 units are needed to close that gap today, with more units needed to serve the rapidly growing region over the next several decades. Development reporter Brent Warren recently spoke with Leah Evans, Vice President of Real Estate Development at housing […]

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