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The Confluence Cast: Matter News

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Matter News

What makes news in Columbus? From gentrification to policing to protests, Matter News is presenting issues with an approach meant to build trust while avoiding bias. In this week’s episode, Matter News’ Editor-in-Chief, Jaelynn Grisso, talks about their non-profit structure, how they choose and execute their coverage, and the importance of objectivity in reporting. Shownotes […]

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The Kilbourne Project: The Four Families that are Revitalizing an Entire Town

Randi Walle Randi Walle The Kilbourne Project: The Four Families that are Revitalizing an Entire Town

Have you and your friends ever talked about buying a big piece of land and building houses near each other? For college friends Garrett Gandee, Nate Hatfield, and Aaron Heydinger that idea became their reality. But they didn’t stop with just buying land for their homes; they teamed up with another local business owner, Josh […]

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PACT Looking to Draw Young Professionals to Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren PACT Looking to Draw Young Professionals to Near East Side

A week-long series of events meant to introduce the Near East Side neighborhood to young professionals will kick off on April 21st. Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT) – the organization behind last year’s Blueprint for Community Investment – is partnering with the Mount Vernon Avenue District Improvement Association to sponsor the week, which they are […]

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Short North Stage Opens Follies to Sold Out Crowd

Anne Evans Anne Evans Short North Stage Opens Follies to Sold Out Crowd

If you have the chance to see Follies at The Garden Theater during its run, do take it. It is an amazing show to see in the current raw state of the Garden Theater. The renovation plans call for a “theater-in-the-rough look” which will suit it beautifully. Short North Stage Board President Peter Yockel began […]

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Armond Budish floats urban revitalizing idea

Walker Evans Walker Evans

blog.cleveland.com wrote Armond Budish floats urban revitalizing idea Posted by Aaron Marshall November 20, 2008 Ohio House Democrats are looking to tackle urban revitalization issues and targeted tax credits for businesses that create jobs when they seize control of the House in January. Those were two of the ideas floated Wednesday as the new House […]

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Developers kick out tenants of Trautman Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Developers kick out tenants of Downtown’s Trautman Building  Saturday, August 16, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK The Columbus Downtown Development Corp. is charged with revitalizing Downtown. So Nancy Menefee wonders why it’s torpedoing her jewelry business. The corporation owns the Trautman Building in the 200 block of S. High Street, home to […]

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