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City of Columbus Announces Plans to Plant 300,000 New Trees by 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans City of Columbus Announces Plans to Plant 300,000 New Trees by 2020

When it comes to urban revitalization, there are many different ways to go about building (or rebuilding) a community. Nearly every idea comes with its share of proponents and detractors, with some ideas being more controversial than others. But there’s one form of community enhancement that few people would argue is problematic for a neighborhood: […]

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Columbus Residents Breaking Recycling Records

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Residents Breaking Recycling Records

As curbside recycling efforts in Columbus have continued to expand in 2014 to include eligible condo and apartment buildings, it’s only natural that record amounts of trash are being diverted from the landfill for recycling. In fact, exactly 8,981 tons (17,963,136 pounds) of recyclable material was collected during the three month span of May-July 2014, […]

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Recycling Day Comes to Ohio History Center

 Olivia Bower Recycling Day Comes to Ohio History Center

The Purge is coming to Columbus this summer. But don’t worry – it’s only The Great Green Purge, a day dedicated to disposing of unwanted items. Hosted by the Ohio Historical Center in conjunction with Big Green Head, the City of Columbus, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and others, the event will be held […]

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Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Only a small fraction of the 100+ acres of the Grandview Yard development footprint has been complete, but the project just landed a major feather in its cap with one of the first LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) Silver designations in the Midwest. As recognized by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED-ND means that Grandview Yard […]

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Curbside Recycling Expansion to Condos and Apartments Starts Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans Curbside Recycling Expansion to Condos and Apartments Starts Today

As first announced in December, the City of Columbus Curbside Recycling Program (dubbed “RecyColumbus”) is expanding to cover apartment and condo buildings with four or fewer units. That expansion officially debuts today as blue recycling carts begin being distributed to approximately 16,000 new customers, bringing the grand total up to 200,000 program participants. “Residents in […]

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Ted’s Montana Grill Has New Story and Menu

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Ted’s Montana Grill Has New Story and Menu

If you haven’t been to Ted’s Montana Grill before, or haven’t been in a while, now is the perfect opportunity to reacquaint yourself with what is, to a certain degree, a home-grown company. Although headquartered in Atlanta, Ted’s first restaurant opened in Columbus in 2002 at 191 West Nationwide Boulevard. When Ted’s opened, the focus […]

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Phatt Taco Opening Downtown This November

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Phatt Taco Opening Downtown This November

It’s no secret, Columbus loves tacos. And burritos and taquitos too. Mexican-inspired fare is one of the most popular in the city for several reasons, the least of which is the quickness with which it can be prepared. Speed should never trump taste, and it’s this belief that’s fueling the opening of Phatt Tacos. The […]

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