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Looking to Help? Many Local Groups in Need of Volunteers, Funds

Brent Warren Brent Warren Looking to Help? Many Local Groups in Need of Volunteers, Funds

Editor’s note, 3/30/20, 11:33 a.m.: this article (originally published on March 18), has been updated with more information on ways to support local nonprofit organizations. Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The needs are many in Central Ohio as it becomes more and more clear that the impact […]

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Blend, Mid-Ohio Market Open at Columbus State

Susan Post Susan Post Blend, Mid-Ohio Market Open at Columbus State

The first of two eateries at Columbus State Community College’s recently completed Mitchell Hall is now open. Located at 250 Cleveland Ave., Blend Cafe + Bakery offers a variety of pastries, grab-and-go items, sandwiches and soups, as well as a rotating daily hot option. Students are hands-on in virtually every part of the operation. All […]

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Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

If you’re hungry, it’s difficult to concentrate in the classroom. That concept is prevalent in grade schools and high schools across the country, but hunger-based needs don’t stop at the college level. Leaders at Columbus State Community College are well aware of this issue, and are looking to take the next step in addressing food […]

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Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

  Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

Join us for the 40th Anniversary Columbus CROP Hunger Walk! Come enjoy the beautiful Scioto Audubon Metro Park and be sure to join us for our Send-Off Rally at 12:45 p.m. with an invocation, updates from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Church World Service, and special guest Mary Catherine Hinds: National CROP Hunger Walk/Fundraising Strategist for […]

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Raise Your Glass to Raise Awareness

  Raise Your Glass to Raise Awareness

Prepare the by amazed as we raise funds to support the students, families, staff and programs of Bridgeway Academy. During the short program, you’ll hear many amazing stories – with a magical surprise twist. Delicious Food, flowing drinks, and a silent and live auction round out the evening’s event. Music from Popgun Entertainment from The […]

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First Lady Announces Commission for Women’s Advancement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Lady Announces Commission for Women’s Advancement

First Lady Shannon Ginther announced the inaugural class of the Columbus Women’s Commission today. The Commission’s 16 members come from a range of backgrounds, but all will help to fulfill the established goal of advancing women in four areas of life: pay equity, housing and safety, health and nutrition, and workforce development and education. “Women […]

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Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Farewell to Haiku. Eighteen years you helped Short North. More than earned a break.

Haiku, a near-20 year establishment of the Short North, is closing indefinitely on December 10. Owner Paul Liu and his daughter Josephine, who also works there, said the timing is just right. After abandoning plans to redevelop the site’s parking lot, Liu accepted a proposal to transform the entire space into a 10-story hotel and […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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