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DNC Announces 2016 Convention City Finalists–Columbus makes the cut.

DNC Announces 2016 Convention City Finalists–Columbus makes the cut.

November 24, 2014

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch | Jessica Wehrman Three down, two to go. The Democratic National Committee Monday knocked Phoenix, Ariz., and Birmingham, Ala., off the list of potential hosts of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, leaving only Brooklyn, Philadelphia … Continued

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch | Jessica Wehrman
Columbus reeling in those big events

Columbus reeling in those big events

November 20, 2014

COLUMBUS (Lu Ann Stoia) — The NCAA site selection committee came to the city in September, and what they saw must have gotten their attention.  Columbus was tapped for the 2018 Women’s Final Four Basketball Championship at Nationwide Arena in the … Continued

Courtesy of ABC 6
Columbus Pursues DNC in 2016

Columbus Pursues DNC in 2016

November 19, 2014

As the decision for the hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention nears, Columbus is working hard to ensure that the Democratic National Committee still has us int he running. One of the efforts has been to start Columbus 2016, an organization … Continued

Courtesy of Experience Columbus
Arena District is Upping it’s Concert Game

Arena District is Upping it’s Concert Game

November 19, 2014

Columbus is upping the ante on it’s concert scene for 2015. The downtown Columbus music scene has steadily been moving up as a big stop for huge concert tours. The Arena District has some incredible music venues such as the … Continued

NCAA Awards Columbus the 2018 Women’s Final Four

NCAA Awards Columbus the 2018 Women’s Final Four

November 19, 2014

Ohio State, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission and Nationwide Arena Land Right to Host College Basketball’s Marquee Women’s Sporting Event The NCAA has awarded Columbus, The Ohio State University and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission, its 2018 Women’s Final Four, slated … Continued

Courtesy of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission
NCAA Women’s Final Four comes to Columbus in 2018

NCAA Women’s Final Four comes to Columbus in 2018

November 18, 2014

Last night was a night of celebration for the city of Columbus who had just received word that they would host the 2018 NCAA Women’s Final Four! The 2018 women’s Final Four is slated for March 30-April 1 and will … Continued

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DNC Announces 2016 Convention City Finalists–Columbus makes the cut.

DNC Announces 2016 Convention City Finalists–Columbus makes the cut.

November 24, 2014

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch | Jessica Wehrman Three down, two to go. The Democratic National Committee Monday knocked Phoenix, Ariz., and Birmingham, Ala., off the list of potential hosts of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, leaving only Brooklyn, Philadelphia … Continued

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch | Jessica Wehrman
Columbus reeling in those big events

Columbus reeling in those big events

November 20, 2014

COLUMBUS (Lu Ann Stoia) — The NCAA site selection committee came to the city in September, and what they saw must have gotten their attention.  Columbus was tapped for the 2018 Women’s Final Four Basketball Championship at Nationwide Arena in the … Continued

Courtesy of ABC 6
Columbus Pursues DNC in 2016

Columbus Pursues DNC in 2016

November 19, 2014

As the decision for the hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention nears, Columbus is working hard to ensure that the Democratic National Committee still has us int he running. One of the efforts has been to start Columbus 2016, an organization … Continued

Courtesy of Experience Columbus
NCAA Awards Columbus the 2018 Women’s Final Four

NCAA Awards Columbus the 2018 Women’s Final Four

November 19, 2014

Ohio State, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission and Nationwide Arena Land Right to Host College Basketball’s Marquee Women’s Sporting Event The NCAA has awarded Columbus, The Ohio State University and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission, its 2018 Women’s Final Four, slated … Continued

Courtesy of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission
NCAA Women’s Final Four comes to Columbus in 2018

NCAA Women’s Final Four comes to Columbus in 2018

November 18, 2014

Last night was a night of celebration for the city of Columbus who had just received word that they would host the 2018 NCAA Women’s Final Four! The 2018 women’s Final Four is slated for March 30-April 1 and will … Continued

‘Tis the Season to Party – Venue Roundup

‘Tis the Season to Party – Venue Roundup

November 10, 2014

Looking for the best downtown Columbus venues to host your holiday party at? Look no further because we have your holiday party venue roundup right here. Whether you are throwing your office party for 30-300* or want to get a group … Continued

Should Columbus have a light rail to Port Columbus Airport?

Should Columbus have a light rail to Port Columbus Airport?

November 10, 2014

The Jobs, Expansion and Transportation task force looking at improvements at Port Columbus International Airport is studying the viability of building a light rail line to take travelers to and from downtown. Do you think that’s a good idea, or … Continued

Courtesy of Columbus Business First
Ohio’s capital city sizzles even when temperatures dip

Ohio’s capital city sizzles even when temperatures dip

November 5, 2014

During the groundbreaking of its new wing, the Columbus Museum of Art launched an exhibition of works by acclaimed painter and native son George Bellows. To mark the occasion, Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, took inspiration … Continued

By Damaine Vonada Courtesy of Home and Away Magazine
Is a light rail in the future for Columbus?

Is a light rail in the future for Columbus?

November 3, 2014

The commute from downtown to the airport might get a bit easier. Mayor Michael Coleman has his Jobs, Expansion and Transportation task force mulling over the idea of creating a train to link the airport to the downtown area. Friday … Continued

By Evan Weese Courtesy of Columbus Business First
Fashion Meets Music Festival Takes Over Arena District

Fashion Meets Music Festival Takes Over Arena District

October 30, 2014

Yes, there’s a big old Ferris wheel sitting in the road in the Arena District. It’s part of the Fashion Meets Music Festival (www.fmmf.us), a three-day party of style and sound that kicks off today. FMMF, which will take place … Continued

Lori Kurtzman - The Columbus Dispatch
First Glimpse of Nada Coming to the Arena District

First Glimpse of Nada Coming to the Arena District

October 30, 2014

Nada is something. The Cincinnati-based Mexican restaurant released renderings of the design of its soon to open Arena District location at 240 Nationwide Blvd. It is a sleek and modern concept that pops with color — red booths, teal chairs … Continued

JD Malone - The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus Marathon: New Start, but Same Finish Line for Race

Columbus Marathon: New Start, but Same Finish Line for Race

October 30, 2014

The predawn scene of breath rising from runners warming up along Broad Street while music echoed off the Statehouse dome served as a staple for the start of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon for 34 years. Change will accompany … Continued

Jim Massie - The Columbus Dispatch
Wizard World Comic Con is Coming

Wizard World Comic Con is Coming

October 29, 2014

Columbus is just days away to the massive gathering that is Comic Con at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus.  Friday it will not be unusual to see Darth Vader, Predator and other costumed attendees walking around the … Continued

Courtesy 614 Magazine
Where are all the young people located?

Where are all the young people located?

October 27, 2014

Columbus of course. But which cities are magnets for young college graduates? One way to answer the question is to look at the cities attracting growing numbers of young, educated people, as a chart we ran Monday did. Another way … Continued

Courtesy of the New York Times
Map your alternative transportation Columbus

Map your alternative transportation Columbus

October 24, 2014

Columbus is different for everyone, and Transit Columbus wants to know what yours is. A contest beginning Nov. 1 is calling for entries to create maps of the city with their alternative transportation. The competition is trying to create a map … Continued

Columbus provides blue print for how to develop Mellon Arena site

Columbus provides blue print for how to develop Mellon Arena site

October 22, 2014

About $1 billion in development around an arena primarily for hockey transformed a dreary section of downtown Columbus that used to be an industrial area and home to a rundown prison. “People didn’t come downtown very often, and they certainly didn’t live here. Things are di!erent now. … Continued

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HighBallers Get Your Costumes!

HighBallers Get Your Costumes!

October 21, 2014

HighBallers, the 2014 Costume Couture Fashion Show is just days away! This fashion-forward festival of fierceness is the crown jewel of HighBall. Eight teams of designers compete for the prize with three ready-to-wear looks and one over-the-top fantasy costume that requires … Continued

$1 Million Plus Raised at the Columbus Marathon

$1 Million Plus Raised at the Columbus Marathon

October 20, 2014

They all came up winners at the marathon: the runners (including half-marathoners), countless spectators, and most of all Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The 35th Columbus Marathon, officially the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon, raised more than a million dollars for the … Continued

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