Local designer and Parsons School of Design graduate Megan Coyan is launching a line of high-end woven fabric for home interiors that’s made in the good ol’ USA. Coyan Décor’s debut collection, called Ironwork, is lightweight cotton upholstery fabric featuring bold colors that pop against a rich ebony warp yarn. “The patterns were influenced by […]
Throughout the entire month of March, TheMetropreneur.com focused on green and sustainable businesses and local trends in a series called “Going Green”. Topics ranged from rain barrels to worm composting to solar panels to energy conservation. Below are the sixteen articles from this past month’s series for your reading or re-reading pleasure.
Over the past week, several news articles and editorials have been pointing toward positive trends taking place in the Midwest in terms of job growth and economic resurgence. Granted, many Midwest cities have hit an all time low point, so any small amount of growth is good news, but for a non-rustbelt city like Columbus, […]
The Economic and Community Development Institute is rolling out a new opportunity for anyone in the community to directly invest in small business development. Their brand new “Invest Local Ohio program” allows for small personal investments to be made that go toward starting businesses in Central Ohio through their traditional lending and education programs. This […]
The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District held their annual meeting on Wednesday, and provided a recap of everything they’ve accomplished in the past year. Additionally, a creative eye was cast upon the future through some new conceptual renderings showcasing retail opportunities along Wall Street, just south of the Lazarus Building. We spoke with Kacey Brankamp, […]
From TheMetropreneur.com: ECDI Finds a New Home that Includes Food Incubator Space By Melanie McIntyre on September 6, 2010 at 11:30 am The Economic and Community Development Institute in Columbus is scheduled to move into new offices Oct. 1. ECDI will trade its current offices at 475 E. Mound St. for a renovated two-story schoolhouse […]
The Columbus Chamber’s Annual Meeting took place last week, and over 1,100 business and community leaders were in attendance. The focus of this year’s event was on the rollout of the new Columbus 2020 project, and how the Columbus Chamber will continue to support our existing business base. Columbus 2020 is a new collaborative economic […]