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Project Update: Adelphi Quarter

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Adelphi Quarter

Despite holding a ceremonial ground breaking last summer, actual construction work has yet to begin on Adelphi Quarter, the 130-unit mixed-use development planned for 818 E. Long St. That may change soon, although a recent update provided by the developers of the project – Borror and Kingsley & Co. – did not identify a firm […]

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Demolished, to Rise Again: What Streetlight Guild Means for Black Columbus

 Taijuan Moorman Demolished, to Rise Again: What Streetlight Guild Means for Black Columbus

In early May 2019, a long forgotten building in the historic King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood was demolished without warning. Adorning the building were four large murals depicting iconic black women by the late artist Jeff Abraxas, best known for his mural work around the neighborhood. In the foyer of Streetlight Guild — the venue project by […]

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Equitas Health Moving King-Lincoln Pharmacy to Ground Floor, Adding Retail

Susan Post Susan Post Equitas Health Moving King-Lincoln Pharmacy to Ground Floor, Adding Retail

Equitas Health’s King-Lincoln District pharmacy will move from the third floor of its building to a ground floor spot come early 2019. The move will not only expand the square footage from 770 to 3,200 square feet, but deploy the organization’s first retail pharmacy model. The King-Lincoln Medical Center opened at 750 E. Long St. […]

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Photos: Opening of the New Martin Luther King Library Branch

 Taijuan Moorman Photos: Opening of the New Martin Luther King Library Branch

On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) held a grand opening celebration for the new Martin Luther King branch on the Near East Side. Speakers included representatives from CML and the Martin Luther King branch, as well as Mayor Andrew Ginther, Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin, Reps. Bernadine Kennedy Kent and Joyce […]

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National Book Launch of Wil Haygood’s Tigerland

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill National Book Launch of Wil Haygood’s Tigerland

The Lincoln Theatre Association and The Ohio State University Athletic Department present the exclusive national book launch of Wil Haygood’s TIGERLAND Wednesday, September 19, 7 pm Lincoln Theatre (769 E. Long St.) Celebrate the national release of Columbus native Wil Haygood’s newest book, Tigerland, the inspiring true story of two teams from poor, black, and […]

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20th Annual Heritage Concert Series

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill 20th Annual Heritage Concert Series

Join the King Arts Complex for the 20th Annual Heritage Concert Series. Once known as the “Cradle of Jazz,” the Mount Vernon corridor of the King Lincoln District is the place to be every Thursday in July and August. Performances from local, regional, and national musical artists will keep it hot with Jazz, Classical R&B, […]

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Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms Juried Art Show Call for Artist Entries

  Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms Juried Art Show Call for Artist Entries

The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC), the Ohio History Connection (OHC), The King Arts Complex Columbus, and the African American Visual Artists Guild (AAVAG) are presenting the fifth annual Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms National Juried Art Show. Artists from across the United States are invited to submit their work to the juried […]

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