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Welcome to your new home in Scotto, Ohio

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Perhaps I’m jumping the gun a bit by announcing a potential name change, but there’s some interesting news circling around the Internets this morning. Spanish historian Alfonso Ensenat de Villalonga is proclaiming that the guy who our city was named after is not who we’ve always though he was. Alfonso’s theory is that Christopher Columbus […]


18 Historic Ohio Sites, Museums Could Close

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Press Release: Ohio Historical Society Seeks Additional State Support, Local Management Partners To Keep Historic Sites Open Yesterday, Executive Director and CEO Bill Laidlaw of the Ohio Historical Society reported to the Higher Education Subcommittee of the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee that the organization is requesting additional funding in the state’s biennial budget […]


Explore Columbus: Greater Columbus Antique Mall

 Kyle Schriner

The smell of nostalgia. The comfort of yesteryear. I recently experienced all of that and more when exploring the catacombs of the Greater Columbus Antique Mall located at 1045 S. High Street. Some say that the building is haunted due to a former life as a funeral parlor. The building has also served as an […]


History Lesson: Max & Erma’s in German Village

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From This Week News: If walls could talk, Third and Frankfort is where I’d be by Jody Graichen In 1958, the South End of Columbus wasn’t nearly what it is today. There was no such thing as German Village yet, and the first Haus und Garten Tour was still a year away. But it was […]

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Historic Clintonville & Beechwold Book Release

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A new book about the history of the Clintonville and Beechwold neighborhoods of Columbus will be released next Monday, January 12th. The 128-page book belongs to the “Images of America” series from Arcadia Publishing and was written by longtime local Clintonville resident, Shirley Hyatt. The book’s official website details the evolution of these neighborhoods from […]


ColumbusUnderground.com Version 8.0

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The new revamp of Columbus Underground has only been up for a few hours, but I’m already hearing some of the regulars describing it as being “Columbus Underground 2.0”. That might be accurate for many people who have only been around for the past year or two and only know Columbus Underground as it’s most […]


History of the Newport Music Hall

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The Lantern wrote History of Newport Music Hall Kelly McDonald Issue date: 4/8/08 It is safe to say every student at Ohio State is familiar with the Newport Music Hall, whether having been inside or passing it on the way to class. What many people are not aware of is that Newport’s stage is where […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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