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Columbus Mega Weekend – Winter 2011 – Vol 6

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Happy Weekend! If you are looking for Valentine’s Day related stuff, check over here. Otherwise, let’s see what’s going on this weekend! Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion rolled into town last night and is here through Sunday. Tonight is Pecha Kucha at the Columbus Art Museum. Support We Are Columbus’ first fundraiser tonight at KOBO. Available […]


GCAC Presents: War Seen Through the Artist’s Lens

 Lauren Emond GCAC Presents: War Seen Through the Artist’s Lens

The City of Upper Arlington’s Cultural Arts Division is pleased to present Art, Documentary, and Propaganda in Wartime China: The Photography of Sha Fei on display January 5-26, 2011 in the Concourse Gallery. The exhibition, containing 39 of Sha Fei’s most representative works, aims to introduce to the audience the life and work of this […]

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Seeking Nominations for Columbus Arch Award 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The City of Columbus will be celebrating its 199th Birthday in 2011, and the Columbus Historical Society is throwing a party on February 18th. This party includes the recognition of several “Sullivant Gift Award” winners, who are individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the city. These contributions echo the spirit of Central […]


At Home: History in Old Oaks

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: History in Old Oaks

When Todd Popp was looking for a home about fourteen years ago, he had been looking for an older home in an established neighborhood in the 100k-120k range. That search originally had him looking around Westgate for the cute, older neighborhood feel and lasted about two years. During that time, he also met his partner […]


Elford Celebrates 100 Years of Building Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Elford Celebrates 100 Years of Building Columbus

Local construction company Elford, Inc was founded in Columbus in 1910, which means they are celebrating their 100th Anniversary this year. To commemorate the occasion, the company has put together a historic book containing photos, stories and images of their various projects from the past century. We recently sat down with Jim Smith, President of […]

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A History Lesson on the Columbus Interurban System

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Ohio Historical Society unveiled a new historical marker yesterday to honor the recently restored interurban depot in Canal Winchester. The Dispatch has a great article running today (“Depot’s day, 80 years later“) that features a bit of history about this electric fixed-rail system that served the region in a similar manner to a light-rail […]


LeVeque Tower to be Subject of New Documentary

 Bob P

From Columbuslandmarks.org: Columbus Landmarks receives grant for LeVeque documentary A Star is Born! Columbus Landmarks Foundation is proud to announce that the LeVeque Tower will soon be starring in her first major film. Production is under way, with a birth date arrival scheduled for fall 2010.


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Join us for the Beer & Pretzel Pairing Party on November 3rd featuring Combustion Brewing & Happy Little Treats!