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New Book Featuring The Ohio Statehouse Now Available

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Book Featuring The Ohio Statehouse Now Available

A new book titled “Ohio Statehouse: A Building for the Ages” was made available last week in the Statehouse Museum Shop. This new 80-page book features over 120 historic images of the buildings, grounds and events at the Ohio Statehouse dating back to 1839. “Over the years, people have consistently asked if we had a […]

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The City Center Mall Lives on Inside the ColumbusUnderground.com Offices

Walker Evans Walker Evans The City Center Mall Lives on Inside the ColumbusUnderground.com Offices

When the City Center Mall opened in 1989 it signaled the arrival of the first upscale shopping destination in Central Ohio. Twenty years later, the mall was in the process of being razed to make room for the new Columbus Commons, but it could be said that the mall made it possible for newer shopping […]

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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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GCAC Presents: Columbus Historical Society

 Jeff Lafever GCAC Presents: Columbus Historical Society

America…you’re welcome! Have you ever thought of where some things you use every day started? I bet not! We take things for granted sometimes. Is it because we are a nation of instant gratification or have we forgotten where we came from? The Columbus Historical Society is here to educate, preserve, and promote all the […]

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Rigsby’s Celebrates 25 Years in the Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rigsby’s Celebrates 25 Years in the Short North

From ShortNorth.com: Kent Rigsby: Master of Makeovers By Karen Edwards Photos © Larry Hamill The last place you would expect to find an upscale restaurant, serving fresh, seasonal food in 1986 was the Short North. The commercial area was maybe a step or two above squalor at that point – still urban, still gritty – […]

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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 […]

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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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