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Seasonal Reflections

In downtown Columbus, you know that the holiday season is here when they place enormous red globes in the flower pots.  I like crimson balls, because they add a welcome spot of color and because they give you a red, fish-eyed view of reality — which often can be a helpful perspective during a Columbus winter.


The Scioto Greenways

Hey guys! I apologize for unexpectedly taking last week off.  I needed a week to chill out because the week before was heavy with school work and extra things, plus I caught a nasty cold. 230 more words


Cracking Down On Jaywalkers

As I was walking home last night, I saw a blurb on the news crawl on the facade of the Columbus Dispatch building about Columbus police cracking down on downtown area jaywalkers.  339 more words


The Greenways Take Shape

It’s been a while since I’ve been down to the Scioto Riverfront in downtown Columbus.  Kish and I stopped by today to take a peek at the status of the Scioto Greenways project, which is an effort to narrow the river and return it to a more natural channel — and, in the process, recover some much needed green space and downtown parkland from the former, wider, river bed. 79 more words


Unfinished Business

Permit me, if you will, to rant about an example of the kind of thing that drives me up a wall about government.

Some weeks ago, work was begun on the brickwork at the intersection of Lynn Alley and Third Street.  252 more words


Open Streets 2015

Last weekend I attended Open Streets Columbus. Open Streets closes roads for a few hours and let’s all the other modes take control! Biking, walking, dancing, playing are welcomed while temporary activities take over the lanes that are usually just for vehicles. 156 more words


Dempsey's Food & Spirits - Columbus, OH

Since my move to Philadelphia got pushed back another month, I figured I’d extend my “farewell breakfast tour” and spend the next few weeks visiting more of my home town favorites. 844 more words