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Randy Malloy: Raised on Radio

Grant Walters Grant Walters Randy Malloy: Raised on Radio

CD92.9 FM owner and president Randy Malloy discusses how the 'local gem' evolved from a startup to a singular slice of Columbus culture.

Growing up in the ’80s and becoming an adult in the early ’90s, much of what I learned about music and the industry came from the airwaves. I was the only teenager I knew who ran to HMV once a week to read the latest singles and albums charts in Billboard magazine so I could […]

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Opera Columbus Names New Director & CEO

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Opera Columbus Names New Director & CEO

Opera Columbus has announced its new general director and CEO. Julia Noulin-Mérat replaces Peggy Kriha Dye, who left the position in October. Noulin-Mérat’s career spans that of producer, designer, and arts administrator for the Boston Lyric Opera and Guerilla Opera, also in Boston. Internationally, she also served as production designer and producer for More Than Musical, Broadway Asia, […]

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Zora’s House Hires its Founder as CEO

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Zora’s House Hires its Founder as CEO

When LC Johnson first got the idea for Zora’s House, she was new to Columbus and wanted to create a physical space for women of color. Founded in 2018, Johnson says she and her husband had to get creative with how they were going to make this dream happen. They purchased a vacant lot in […]

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Our Garden Brings Together South Side Community

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Our Garden Brings Together South Side Community

With a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 associated with staying indoors, more folks are looking for ways to spend more time outside. And for a South Side community garden, this means more programming to bring the community together, outdoors. Our Garden (The O.G. for short) has been run by Marjorie Chapman, a retired yoga instructor […]

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Viral Moment Airs Frustration from a Columbus ‘Left Behind’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Viral Moment Airs Frustration from a Columbus ‘Left Behind’

Apparently, all it takes to get Columbus residents riled up is to say you don’t love Columbus. When Kevin Williams wrote “I Don’t Love Columbus Because I Can’t Participate In It,” a 5000-word op-ed/thinkpiece on Medium, he was coming off yet another set of job rejections. After three once-promising interviews, in which two rejected him […]

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The Country’s First Bhutanese Official Marks a Changing Suburb

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Country’s First Bhutanese Official Marks a Changing Suburb

Having the right to vote is something that can be taken for granted in our country. In Franklin County’s Nov. 5 election, just under 23% of registered voters actually cast a ballot. It’s not something taken for granted by Bhuwan Pyakurel. In this past election, he reportedly became the first Bhutanese-American elected to office in […]

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Q&A with City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Q&A with City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman

Since 2016, Yes We Can has promoted a progressive platform in the City of Columbus. The group says it represents working families, and is pushing policies for more affordable housing, $15 minimum wage, and implementing a ward system, among other issues. The group is currently endorsing three Columbus City Council candidates for the upcoming election […]

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