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History Lesson: An Accidental Activist

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson:  An Accidental Activist

With the back-to-school rush now nearly over, there is much I take for granted as a matter of course at the Columbus City Schools. For instance, I take it for granted that the Elementary Schools will have a library from which students can readily borrow books to enjoy and a school counselor that they can […]

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History Lesson: The Downtown Columbus Riverfront

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The Downtown Columbus Riverfront

The Scioto Mile Park opened on Thursday July 7, 2011 and has been receiving rave reviews! While not linked by geography to the Columbus Commons, which opened slightly earlier on May 26, these “sister” parks have added a great deal of public park space to the core of Downtown Columbus. Prior to their openings, the […]

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History Lesson: The Site of Columbus Commons

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The Site of Columbus Commons

Many of us can remember City Center and the ever-changing Rubik’s Cube of shops that began with upscale retailers like Marshall Field’s, Armani Exchange and Henri Bendel but concluded with the likes of the Dollar Store. Some of us – like me – can remember a time shortly before that when the Centrum Ice-Skating Rink […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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