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Answering Questions on the Energy Aggregation Initiative

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Answering Questions on the Energy Aggregation Initiative

With the adoption of the Columbus community choice aggregation program Clean Energy Columbus this month, there are still some lingering questions readers might have about how it works — including how to compare their energy supply price, what this means for customers of commercial providers versus customers of the City of Columbus Division of Power, […]

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Three Developers Awarded Green Grants for Cleanup Efforts

Walker Evans Walker Evans Three Developers Awarded Green Grants for Cleanup Efforts

Three local Columbus development organizations were awarded over $200,000 in grants from the city’s Green Columbus Fund at yesterday’s City Council meeting. That includes a grant for $135,990 for the Day Companies to redevelop and restore three commercial buildings Downtown, known as the long-vacant Madison’s department store. The company acquired the properties two weeks ago […]

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“Mini Jeni’s” Scoop Shop Coming To Columbus Commons

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson “Mini Jeni’s” Scoop Shop Coming To Columbus Commons

When we think about the foods that make us happy to be alive and to be on Earth, ice-cream has to be near the top of the list. After all, ice-cream is the great equalizer. Whether you’re a die-hard chocolate fan, roll Pistachio-style, or prefer yours with chunks of figs and swirls of balsamic vinegar, […]

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Wonderland Explores Relocation to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonderland Explores Relocation to Franklinton

The much-discussed Wonderland creative space project may soon be one step closer to finding a home. After ditching plans in 2011 to renovate the former Wonder Bread bakery building in Italian Village, Wonderland board members and staff have been working on a relocation plan. An emailed statement from the Board reads as follows: “Our team […]

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Earth Day Columbus Plans for World’s Largest Volunteering Weekend in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Earth Day Columbus Plans for World’s Largest Volunteering Weekend in 2012

Spring may not quite be in the air just yet, but this warm February weather has already got us thinking about gardening, planting and spring cleaning. The fine folks at Green Columbus must also be in the same mindset as they plan for the upcoming Earth Day events held in April. Once again, this year’s […]

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Earth Day 2011 Seeking Volunteers and Participants

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This year’s Earth Day cleanup event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, April 16th and 17th. The following Saturday, April 23rd will be host to the art and music festival portion of the event, taking place in Franklin Park. Organized by Green Columbus, this celebration has quickly grown to become the largest volunteer-driven Earth Day […]

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‘Lighten Up’ Theme Selected for Earth Day 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Green Columbus, the local nonprofit responsible for coordinating and mobilizing the largest volunteer turnout for Earth Day service projects in the country, has selected “Lighten Up” as the theme for Earth Day 2011. “Lighten Up” will be the fifth observance of Earth Day organized by Green Columbus (and the 41st observance globally). Last […]

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