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Columbus Leads The Nation in Construction Jobs

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According to an article in today’s Dispatch, Columbus added more construction jobs in 2010 than any other metro area in the US. 2,700 construction jobs were added on various projects around the region. In December, we published a long list of urban development projects that were completed, under construction or announced in 2010. CLICK HERE […]

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A Response to Gay Rights Letter in The Dispatch

  A Response to Gay Rights Letter in The Dispatch

So, the Dispatch put up a Letter to the Editor yesterday titled “Gay rights aren’t same as those of blacks“. Can I just get on my soap box for a second and respond?

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Downtown Neighborhoods Featured in The Dispatch

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The ongoing “Where We Live” Dispatch series covers different neighborhoods located throughout Columbus and provides a look at what it’s like to live in different areas. Today’s feature is on Downtown and covers a few of the smaller residential neighborhoods and developments within Downtown. The full article can be read at Dispatch.com HERE, and more […]

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Hungarian Village Profiled in The Dispatch

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(Photo by Columbusite.com) The Dispatch continues their ongoing “Where We Live” series of neighborhood profiles this week with the Hungarian Village neighborhood located just south of Merion Village: “Hungarian Village neighborhood reviving ties to ethnic past“. The article describes the original ethnic settlement in this area and how its transformed into the affordable, modest neighborhood […]

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Dispatch Details Decade of Riverfront Improvements

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An article in today’s Dispatch (“City has spent more than $100 million on Downtown projects along the Scioto since 1999” – LINK) provides some financial detail on the various riverfront projects that have taken place over the past decade. Unsurprisingly, the proponents quoted in the article say it’s a smart investment while the critics claim […]

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Woodland Park Neighborhood Profiled in Dispatch

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The Dispatch continues their “Where We Live” neighborhood profiles today with a look at the Woodland Park area located on the Near East Side. The area was originally developed as an upscale subdivision and much of the historic charm remains in the large homes that line the streets just north of Franklin Park. The article […]

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O’Shaughnessy Running for Secretary of State

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From The Daily Briefing Blog: O’Shaughnessy gets into secretary of state race Posted by Jim Siegel Franklin County Clerk of Courts Maryellen O’Shaughnessy made it (sort of) official today, jumping into the Ohio secretary of state’s race. O’Shaughnessy, who has a mixed campaign record, winning city council and county clerk seats, but losing bids for […]

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