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Dawn Tyler Lee Named New Franklin County Commissioner

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Dawn Tyler Lee Named New Franklin County Commissioner

Following the retirement of Commissioner Marilyn Brown earlier this month, the remaining Franklin County Commissioners have appointed a replacement to fill her position. Dawn Tyler Lee will serve as acting commissioner until the Franklin County Democratic Party’s Central Committee names a permanent replacement to fill out the rest of the term. With her swearing-in, Tyler […]

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Ginther Announces Five More Leadership Appointments at City Hall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ginther Announces Five More Leadership Appointments at City Hall

Columbus Mayor-elect Andrew Ginther announced this morning the addition of two new appointments to his cabinet, as well as the retention of three directors from the Coleman administration. All appointments will begin their new or retained positions on January 1, when Ginther takes office. Kimber Perfect will serve as Ginther’s deputy chief of staff for communications. […]

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Event Showcases Ideas for Future of Transit in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Event Showcases Ideas for Future of Transit in Columbus

If the ideas presented at Seventh Son Brewing Company Tuesday night are any indication, young professionals in Columbus are dreaming big about the future of transit in the region. Six teams – tasked by Columbus leaders with tackling a variety of transit questions – presented their answers as part of GOOD IDEAS Columbus, a program […]

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Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

More than two years ago, a group of civic leaders announced a $10 million pledge from The Ohio State University to invest in neighborhood revitalization efforts surrounding the OSU Hospital East, located on Taylor Avenue. At that time, little detail was provided as to how that money would be spent or what it could be used for. […]

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Alive’s People to Watch 2008

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Alive wrote Alive People to Watch By Brian Lindamood July 17, 2008 If the young professional scene in Columbus has a mantra, it’s “attract and retain.” Mayor Michael Coleman, the Columbus Chamber and a slew of groups and agencies � both officially and unofficially � are working to show the world that this is […]

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