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Urban Farming Meetup

  Urban Farming Meetup

Hosted by Modern Twist Farms. This meetup allows people interested in Urban Farming and Farm owner operators a place to meet and share interests. We are looking forward to meeting everyone and creating a place for Urban Farmers to share stories and interest. Discussion Topics Container Gardening, Air Pruning, Indoor Verse Outdoor Growing, Self-Watering Growing […]

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Columbus Makes Efforts Toward Sustainability

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Makes Efforts Toward Sustainability

A recent data byte by Community Research Partners in Columbus showed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the suburbs to be more than twice those in Downtown Columbus. The source data is from a report by the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) at UC Berkeley, which assesses the nation’s efforts toward resource consumption reduction. According to […]

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HUD Secretary Announces Insurance Rate Reductions for Affordable and Green Housing

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega HUD Secretary Announces Insurance Rate Reductions for Affordable and Green Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro made an announcement in Columbus last week about a measure intending to boost capital investment in affordable and energy efficient housing. “Families across the country are struggling through an affordable housing crisis,” said Secretary Castro in a press release. “By reducing our rates, this […]

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Bend Creating Colorful, Local Athletic Wear

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Bend Creating Colorful, Local Athletic Wear

“We love Columbus — it is so full of people into fitness, — and it is so fun to design athletic wear for a vibrant local scene,” says Laura Heller, co-owner of Bend. If you don’t know Bend yet, you probably have seen their bright 614 leggings, 614 and “Ohio Love” tank tops, or this […]

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Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Only a small fraction of the 100+ acres of the Grandview Yard development footprint has been complete, but the project just landed a major feather in its cap with one of the first LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) Silver designations in the Midwest. As recognized by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED-ND means that Grandview Yard […]

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New Concessions Now Available to Buckeye Fans

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson New Concessions Now Available to Buckeye Fans

Game day at The Shoe is a haloed tradition for many, and one that wouldn’t be complete without the requisite stadium snacks. From hot dogs to nachos, and all the Coke you can drink, food makes the game experience better. Ohio Stadium has recently partnered with Chicago-based Levy Restaurants, a sports and entertainment dining company, […]

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Bareburger Coming Soon to Downtown Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bareburger Coming Soon to Downtown Columbus

Burger restaurants are one of the most recognizable and important cornerstones of any successful food town. Indeed, there seems to be more places to get a burger than just about any other type of eatery, so when Bareburgers decided to expand outside of their own very successful market to open a location in Columbus, the […]

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