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200Columbus Program Concludes with Book Release and Time Capsule

Walker Evans Walker Evans 200Columbus Program Concludes with Book Release and Time Capsule

Local civic leaders gathered today at Columbus City Council Chambers to finalize the 200Columbus bicentennial initiative with a recap of accomplishments from the past year and a closing ceremony that included the curation of a bicentennial time capsule and the release of the Revealed: Columbus book. “We celebrated in 2012 the city’s birthday, but it […]

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200Columbus Wrap-up: The Bicentennial Celebration

Walker Evans Walker Evans 200Columbus Wrap-up: The Bicentennial Celebration

On January 1st, the 200Columbus bicentennial celebration officially ended, but the spirit of the program was designed to live on. We caught up with bicentennial organizers Jamie Green, Mike Brown and Sarah Bongiorno to find out their thoughts on how well the various 200Columbus events were attended, how the message of collaboration was received and […]

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Favorite 200Columbus Moment of 2012: Red, White & Boom

Walker Evans Walker Evans Favorite 200Columbus Moment of 2012: Red, White & Boom

The City of Columbus officially turned 200 years young in 2012, and we celebrated that birthday all year long with a series of new events, amplified existing events, parties, galas and more. We asked our readers to pick their favorite celebratory moment from 2012, and the number one response was Red, White & Boom, the […]

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“The Columbus Fashion Story” Now on View at Snowden Gallery

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre “The Columbus Fashion Story” Now on View at Snowden Gallery

A new exhibit celebrates the city’s bicentennial by exploring its contributions to the fashion retail industry. On view through Dec. 7 at the Gladys Keller Snowden Gallery in Campbell Hall at The Ohio State University, “The Columbus Fashion Story” highlights the work of several craftsmen and retailers, including what are now Federated Department Stores and […]

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Giant Mystery Gift Revealed

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Mystery Gift Revealed

The Giant Mystery Gift that dropped onto Broad and High was revealed today during lunch. The present that many Columbusites were waiting for turned out to be a column banner, announcing the kickoff for Columbus’ newest signature event, idUS. Mayor Coleman rolled up in a Daytona Prototype two-seater designed by Michael Shank Racing to open […]

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Giant Mystery Gift Arrives Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Mystery Gift Arrives Downtown

Usually, a news story about a mysterious package requires a visit by the bomb squad and an evacuation of the immediate area. But we’ve got a feeling that this package might be a little bit different. Over the weekend, a large gift-wrapped box popped up at the corner of Broad and High. The gift wrapping […]

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The 2012 Columbus Festival Season

Anne Evans Anne Evans The 2012 Columbus Festival Season

The Festival Season kind of snuck up on me this year! Agora and ZombieWalk were earlier than usual, last weekend we had EcoChic Craftacular, Village Valuables Nelsonville Music Festival, the SciFi Marathon, and Rock on the Range, so festival season is definitely in the works! Below is a list of festivals beginning in May and […]

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