- 4:51 pm - Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014
Two large office buildings on or near Capitol Square are for sale, a sign that the revitalization of Downtown remains strong, according to a local real-estate expert. The Fifth Third Center, at 21 E. State St., and the Continental Plaza, at 180 E. Broad St., are both seeking buyers, according to the owners of the properties. “I think the owners feel this is a good time to sell,” said Mike Simpson, president of NAI Ohio Equities. “It reflects the strength of the central Ohio economy and all the investments that have been made Downtown.”
In case you’re interested in buying a Downtown building…
- 12:06 pm - Thursday, Jul 24, 2014
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Concerns are spreading over the selection of R&B singer R.Kelly as a headliner at the upcoming Fashion Meets Music Festival, prompting two of the other musical acts to bow out of the lineup and a sponsor to re-evaluate its involvement.
Can you separate the man from the music?
- 1:37 pm - Monday, Jul 21, 2014
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In their DVD concert film released in April, the Milk Carton Kids pluck guitar strings (and poke fun at each other) in a place familiar to central Ohioans: the Lincoln Theatre in Columbus.
“That was the nicest theater we ever played up to that date,” said singer-guitarist Joey Ryan, recalling the October show on the Near East Side. “Mostly, we were playing in tiny little rock clubs and dive bars.”
Ryan still can’t explain the warm reception he and Kenneth Pattengale, the other half of the twosome, received on E. Long Street.
“For some reason, in Columbus, Ohio, a ton of people seemed to want to come to our show,” he said. “I don’t know why.”