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City to Install ‘Makers Monument’ in Short North Arts District

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City to Install ‘Makers Monument’ in Short North Arts District

A 20 foot tall crystalline sculpture inspired by Columbus makers is coming to the Short North this week. Located at West Hubbard Avenue and High Street, the new sculpture installation by Ohio-born artist Mark Reigelman titled “The Makers Monument,” is decorated with the shapes of items that have been made in Columbus throughout its history. […]

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Gallery Hop Returns with Exhibitions, Performances, Ways to Support Local Businesses

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Gallery Hop Returns with Exhibitions, Performances, Ways to Support Local Businesses

Gallery Hop returns for the first time in-person since the onset of the pandemic on Saturday, June 5. Local art galleries will be open for exhibitions, while performances will once again return to High Street. Participating businesses will also have creative programming. “Our local business community is thrilled to welcome back the public with creative […]

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The Confluence Cast: Creative & Marketing Agency treetree

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Creative & Marketing Agency treetree

How will businesses pivot when things get “back to normal?” Becca Apfelstadt, the co-founder of creative and marketing agency treetree, has a couple of ideas. In this episode, we discuss how the firm got started at a time of change, how they are pivoting in this time of change, and the importance of culture and the role of the office in the impending new normal.

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The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

With the threat of protests and the coronavirus raging, what’s going to happen to Downtown Columbus? On the occasion of his recent retirement, we spoke with the former executive director of the two Downtown special improvement districts, Cleve Ricksecker, about the state of Downtown, why he retired, and why Columbus needs a screamer. Shownotes for […]

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Short North Alliance Announces Summer Spray Art Project

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Short North Alliance Announces Summer Spray Art Project

The Short North Alliance announced it is seeking up to 10 Central Ohio artists to design and install part of a 2,000 square foot mural wall to be located on Goodale Street in the Short North Arts District. Applications are due by Monday, May 4. Installation of the Summer Spray Wall is set to begin […]

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Gallery Hop Will Go Virtual in April

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Gallery Hop Will Go Virtual in April

April’s Gallery Hop will be the first to be held virtually via Instagram during the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday, April 4 at 4 p.m., viewers can tune in to the Short North Arts District’s Instagram page to check out Short North Arts District galleries, local retailers and Gallery Hop’s favorite performers. Viewers will get to […]

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TownHall Almost Ready to Open, More Details Announced on Rooftop Concept at 800 N. High

Susan Post Susan Post TownHall Almost Ready to Open, More Details Announced on Rooftop Concept at 800 N. High

An opening date is nearing for the debut of TownHall in the Short North. Cleveland restaurateur Bobby George says Monday, March 9 is the big day – but only if everything is right. George has no qualms about holding out on the opening date to ensure the best experience possible for when the 7,000 square […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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