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The History of German Village

  The History of German Village

A free, multimedia lecture, sponsored by German Village Tours and Stauf’s. Presented by author and local historian John Clark. Hosted by Gail Stoy, of German Village Tours. An informative and entertaining look at 175 years of life in Historic German Village – one of the most-successful urban preservation districts in the country. With more than […]

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White House Weddings

  White House Weddings

Since 1812, 17 documented weddings have been held in the White House, including those of one U. S. President, eight First Daughters and one First Son. From Dolley Madison sister’s nuptials in the “President’s House” to Jenna Bush Hager’s ceremony in TX in 2008, this program discusses the marriages that occurred during a president’s administration, […]

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History Lesson: BalletMet Marks 40 Years of “The Nutcracker”

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: BalletMet Marks 40 Years of “The Nutcracker”

With the holiday season now in full swing, it’s time to take stock of a few of the many special Christmas season productions that are upon us. Being born and raised in Reynoldsburg and having lived my entire adult life in Columbus, there are many that are very near and dear to my heart. One […]

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History Lesson: Looking Back 25 Years to AmeriFlora ’92

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Looking Back 25 Years to AmeriFlora ’92

As the leaves begin to fall and the smell of autumn is in the air, it might be an interesting moment to reflect back on the floral spectacle that overtook Franklin Park and the Near East side from April to October of 1992. European garden festivals have been around for generations, including such shows as […]

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History Lesson: Revisiting The Clarmont

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Revisiting The Clarmont

The Clarmont will be revived for one night next Tuesday at Alana’s Food and Wine (2333 North High Street) as the 4th installment of the Columbus Historical Society’s Historic Supper Club series started by CU’s own Anne Evans. After having celebrated the Kahiki, the Jai Lai and most recently, the Maramor, I was excited to […]

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History Lesson: Neighborhoods Reconnected with Cultural Wall, features work by Kojo Kamau

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Neighborhoods Reconnected with Cultural Wall, features work by Kojo Kamau

Today marks the day when downtown will be reconnected to the King-Lincoln district via the Long Street Bridge. King-Lincoln has seen a resurgence of sorts with the revitalization of the Lincoln Theatre and the emergence of several local businesses such as Zanzibar and the Book Suite. To build on this success, a “Long Street Cultural […]

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History Lesson: Famed Restaurant The Maramor Returns for One Evening

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Famed Restaurant The Maramor Returns for One Evening

My good friend Jerry Glick knows of my interest in Columbus History and recently gave me a signed copy of David Cohen’s oddly titled book Sorry, Downtown Columbus is Closed. As I started to read through it I noticed an interesting connection to the Columbus Historical Society’s Historical Dinner Club series. On page 21, he […]

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