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Lincoln Theatre Appoints New Executive Director

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Lincoln Theatre Appoints New Executive Director

The Lincoln Theatre Association and the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) have announced the appointment of Suzan Bradford as executive director of the Lincoln Theatre. Bradford previously served as general manager of the theatre since its grand reopening in 2009. In a press release, CAPA notes programming initiatives created and lead by Bradford, […]

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Photos: Opening of the New Martin Luther King Library Branch

Taijuan Moorman 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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City of Whitehall Announces First Dog Park

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City of Whitehall Announces First Dog Park

The City of Whitehall has unveiled plans to create the city’s first dog park at the site of a previously empty lot at the corner of Beechwood Road and Lamby Lane. “Over a decade ago, the former house on this property was vacant, abandoned and ultimately demolished,” said Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard. “Subsequently, the lot […]

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National Park(ing) Day Installation Highlights Olentangy River Plan

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman National Park(ing) Day Installation Highlights Olentangy River Plan

On Friday, September 21, Park(ing) Day took over urban spaces across the country and around the world. Started in San Fransisco, the global event is designed to implement “miniparks” in parking lots and around metered parking, to call attention to a need for more open public spaces. In years past, Columbus has followed the established […]

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car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

In a decision effective May 31, 2018, car2go’s carsharing services will be discontinued in Columbus. In 2013, car2go was the first company to bring one-way carsharing to the Central Ohio area. But the company says a lack of adoption of its services has lead to the decision to discontinue operations here. In an email, car2go […]

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Franklin County Dog Shelter Accused of Lack of Transparency

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Franklin County Dog Shelter Accused of Lack of Transparency

Shortly after Karla Ross adopted Teddy, a Mini Pinscher and Dachshund mix, from the Franklin County Dog Shelter, she noticed him sneezing and coughing up clear mucus. Ross adopted Teddy for her daughter, who has a difficult time with anxiety, in hopes he would provide her with companionship. She picked him up from the shelter […]

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Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Ohio’s composites industry is getting some investment in hopes that research will give domestic car makers the technology to build lightweight cars that take alternative, cleaner fuel. The investment comes from a partnership between JobsOhio, the state’s non-profit corporation aimed at wooing outside businesses to bring jobs and money to Ohio, and Tennessee’s Institute of […]

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