Ohio born-and-raised, the sought-after singer-songwriter visits Columbus on Friday night in advance of a new single release, "Ain't My Scene"
Youngstown native JD Eicher recognizes his northeastern Ohio roots have provided him with a unique perspective as a singer-songwriter. “The first time it was really brought to my attention was in an article – an early review, actually of my band – where they said ‘you could hear the rust belt in his songs.’ And […]
Columbus hosted the Greater Ohio Policy Center’s summit at the Westin Hotel this week. The Center’s two-day event focused on the economic revitalization of Ohio cities and neighborhoods with a keynote address by Mayor Michael Coleman on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the mayors of four Ohio cities met for a lunchtime panel discussion on the successes […]
Youngstown doesn’t really seem like the granola capital of Ohio. It doesn’t seem like the sort of place that would embrace flaxseed flour and agave syrup in a snack food. It’s a hardcore, industrial, steel city, for Pete’s sake. But the city is also, in fact, the home of Peanut Butter Granola Pop. Big Dipper […]
It’s hard to believe that Four String Brewing has only been around for two years. It seems like almost every bar worth patronizing carries the local company’s brews, a testament to the job owner Dan Cochran has been doing. Currently, Four String beers can be found on-tap at roughly 75 establishments around the city, which, […]
For those who haven’t heard, a Wedgewood Pizza shop recently opened in Grove City. Now, I must disclose before even beginning this review that I have a certain bias. I grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, home of Wedgewood Pizza, and consider myself to be a huge fan of this hometown favorite. Wedgewood was a Friday […]
James Traficant is back in action! After serving a seven-year prison sentence for taking bribes, filing false tax returns, racketeering, and forcing his aides to perform personal chores, former-congressman Traficant is diving back into the political affairs of Ohio with a new Casino proposal. According to this article posted on Ohio.com, Traficant is proposing a […]
Its time for your regularly scheduled growth update from The Dispatch: “Central Ohio continues to grow“. Feel like you’re having a bit of Deja Vu? That’s because you are. July 2008: Columbus Grows, Rest of Ohio Shrinks March 2008: Columbus Region Grows, Ohio Stalls March 2008: Columbus Population Up, Rare in Ohio December 2007: Ohio’s […]