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Secret Sauce

Lubna Najjar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Lubna Najjar

Truth is, for the first time in my professional career, I am not looking for what's next. The next job and professional move turned out to be owning my own business and understanding that the road is long, hard but incredibly rewarding.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invitati...

Drag and Music

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

For me it is funny how some thing that can bring me so much frustration from time to time, Drag, can be tied to some thing I love deeply, music. I guess it's that love of music that allows me navigate the turbulent waters of Drag.

Becoming Vivian

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

The more Vivian performed and become known throughout Columbus, the more Jeff became Vivian. Now, when I say, "Jeff became Vivian," I'm not referring to his actions or his personality but to how others, including me, see him.

Love Is Love

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Everybody in every corner of the world wants to be loved, whether it is by family, friends or a spouse. No one wants to go through life alone and unloved. It's a basic human need to be loved. So why is there an issue over who one group of individuals' love?

Dinosaurs

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Times are changing, but unfortunately, that change is coming at a price. The hate crimes in New York made national news, and this past weekend two gay...

Columbus, Bowling and Rediscovering Americana

Mayor Michael B. Coleman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Mayor Michael B. Coleman

When people think of sports and Columbus, they often think of our beloved Buckeyes. But this summer our city's attention will shift to a different sport: bowling. The ediscovery of bowling in our country resonates deeply with me and aligns with my own vision for our great city.

F%CK Cancer

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Tom Bartolomei

I remember thinking to myself he isn't going to be able to beat it this time and this damn disease just won't leave my family alone. I buried those feelings because if there was any thing I learned over the years of being haunted by cancer is you have to be strong for its victims.

Styles of Drag

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Drag comes is so many styles, it's not even funny. What follows are the styles I have had the pleasure of seeing.

exPOZed

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

From my personal experience I would have to say Drag Queens have some of the biggest hearts I have ever seen.

Why America Needs A Public Hearth

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Kurt Michael Friese

Cooking is a simple act of love.

Who Won Besides the Ravens and Beyonce? Pizza Joints Across the Country Cashed In Big

Christopher Webb | Posted 04.08.2013 | Home
Christopher Webb

While chicken wings were making headlines before the game, it was all about pizza for game day fuel this year. It was a game of pepperoni vs. chicken, sides vs. dessert, and fan loyalty all came down to the local play.

PHOTOS: America's Unsung Karaoke Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Want to show off your vocal skills and eat Mexican food? There's a spot on this list for you.

Gay Men Harassed While Waiting For Pizza Discuss 'Life-Changing' Experience

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The two gay men who were harassed by a customer for holding hands while waiting for a slice of pizza in Columbus, Ohio are speaking out about that exp...

LOOK: Adorable Newborn Tiger Cubs

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

Ohio's Columbus Zoo And Aquarium recently welcomed an adorable pair of rare newborn amur tigers, the Associated Press reports. Born almost two we...

Addressing the Other Side of Teacher Evaluation

Harriet Sanford | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education
Harriet Sanford

Instead of just setting a bar for teachers to reach, Peer Assistance and Review programs create teacher-led coaching and support systems to ensure that educators can meet expectations and continue to grow throughout their careers.

David Lohr

What Does It Sound Like When A Vampire Sings? . . . And Other Comic Con Treasures

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

Columbus, OH -- If you're dying to know what intergalactic badass Billy Dee Williams wants as his final meal, and if a guitar serenade from "Buffy The...

David Lohr

Mid-Ohio Comic Con Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

Photos of fans, artists, actors and industry professionals from the 2011 Wizard Word Mid-Ohio Comic Con:...

David Lohr

Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con Kids Costume Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

Take a look at the participants and winners of the 2011 Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con kids costume contest:...

David Lohr

Mid-Ohio Comic Con Adult Costume Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

Take a look at the participants and winners of the 2011 Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con adult costume contest:...

Columbus High Schools Face Closures From Under-Enrollment

The Columbus Dispatch | Jennifer Smith Richards | Posted 12.17.2011 | Education

The Columbus school district has closed 40 schools in the past seven years. None was a high school. But after losing thousands of students, some hi...

Video Poem: Light House

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

As a poet, I naturally find words, sounds, images, and phrases inspiring. Equally, I adore technology, and how it allows me to further play with pace, tone, and concept. I often make video poems, and thought I'd share one with you this week.

The Bullying Style in American Politics

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Prolonged and systematic attacks on any group in an effort to take away their rights, voice, and respect in society are a hallmark of the bullying style in American politics.

Columbus, Ohio: Food Lovers' Country

Jane Black in the Washington Post | Jane Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The once-conservative Ohio capital has blossomed into a certified food lovers' town, with serious cocktails and microbrews, pastries worthy of Paris, ...

Credit Still Tightening, Fed Governor Elizabeth Duke Says

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The level of outstanding credit in the American economy continues to fall as strong and weak banks alike pull back on lending, worsening...