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Before and After 1492

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact
Alyson Renaldo

This passed Monday I breathed an uncomfortable sigh seeing my neighborhood banking institutions 'closed in observance of Columbus day.'

David Lohr

Alleged Prostitute Used Police Car For Getaway | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

An undercover Ohio police officer began his shift Monday morning in a gray 2005 Ford Taurus. He ended it on foot in an isolated parking lot after he w...

Rethinking Christian History: Understanding Christopher Columbus And Martin Luther

Lee Palmer Wandel | Posted 11.14.2011 | Religion
Lee Palmer Wandel

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. In 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses. So began two stories that have shaped the West since the 16th century. But what happens if we link the two?

Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

Greg Selkoe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City ...

Gagging Workers Is Un-American

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

At the same time the world watches the people of Egypt take to the streets, plans are being put into place to silence workers in the USA. And it is happening at a breakneck pace.

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, ...

The 13 Cities Where Home Prices Will Rise In 2011

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Foreclosure sales and tax incentives are boosting real estate parts in parts of the country. House prices nationally fell 4 percent last year, acco...

Edible Radio Episode 67 Smart Food: Brady Konya

Edible | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Smart Food is the Edible Radio podcast hosted by Jane Black. Jane's guest today is Brady Konya, co-founder of Middle West Spirits. The technical defi...

Michael Feinstein: Top-of-the-Heap Singer, Equally Important Music Archivist-Historian

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

If Michael Feinstein's American Songbook accomplishes anything -- it indisputably does -- it's that his commitment to the task of perpetuating the music is at least equal to his devotion to performing.

Trick or Vote: Young People Canvas in Costume to Bolster Turnout

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

If Halloween has taught us anything, it's that face-to-face interaction is the best way to ask strangers for candy. This also happens to be true for g...

The Letter That Announced a New World: Revisiting the Roots of Columbus Day

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Christopher Columbus may not have been able to Tweet news of his first voyage to the New World, but his reports on the 1492-93 expedition reached readers in Europe fairly quickly.

8 People Who Should Be More Famous Than The Most Overrated People In History

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Having knocked a few overrated people off their pedestals, it's now time to restore some balance by presenting a few underrated people. By the way, th...

Chris Reichert, Health Care Bill Protester, Apologizes For Throwing Dollar Bills At Man With Parkinson's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Reichert, a Republican against the health care reform law, says that he is ashamed of himself for berating a man with Parkinson's disease at a C...

Matthews To Health Care Reform Opponent: What You're Talking About Doesn't Exist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Matthews interviewed Tim Phillips, the president of Americans for Prosperity, Thursday about health care reform. At the center of their discus...

Columbus LIVE On Twitter: Local News, Sports, People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Follow the latest in Columbus LIVE through our curated Twitter lists: local news, local sports, and local people via tweets. Do you know a tweeter wh...

Reconceiving Columbus Day

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Columbus Day can be an Americas day, plural not possessive, and can honor the original peoples of the hemisphere as it reminds us, its current peoples, that we share more than a land mass, we share a future.

Columbus: Blundering into Immortality

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Kaplan

It is as well that Christopher Columbus was so sure of himself, because he was in many respects staggeringly incompetent. The very basis of his journey to the New World was a miscalculation.

Columbus Day Special: Colonialists And Conquerors (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Columbus Day may be celebrated as a patriotic holiday in the United States, but the man himself remains somewhat controversial. Some view Christopher ...

Good News/Bad News A Voce Columbus Circle

Eater | Eater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

[Horine] Upper West Side: Earlier this month Missy Robbins and the A Voce team doubled the size of their New York empire by opening A Voce Columbus, t...

Good News/Bad News: A Voce Columbus Circle

Eater | Eater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

[Horine] Upper West Side: Earlier this month Missy Robbins and the A Voce team doubled the size of their New York empire by opening A Voce Columbus, t...

Amazon's Perfect Mistake

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Amazon screwed up last month when it sold Kindle users an unlicensed version of a book. The online behemoth then compounded its goof.

Shadow Government Getting Too Large To Meet In Marriott Conference Room B

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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COLUMBUS, OH—With its membership swelling in recent months, the mysterious organization that secretly pulls the levers of American power was......

Droppin' Out: The Real American Crisis

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

For too many years Americans have fought against things: communism, drugs, poverty. Isn't it time to fight for something?