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Ohio Police Officer Rescues Puppy Twice, Gets A New Best Friend For Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.29.2014 | Good News

Earlier this month, Rodger Nolan, a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, rescued a 4-month-old puppy that had gotten trapped under a seat in a car accide...

How One Man's Ohio Pop-Up Restaurant Is Bringing The Nashville Heat To The Midwest

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

What is it about THIS chicken that renders tourists, families and loyal locals alike so deliciously drawn in?

What's Your Fashion ID?

Lubna Najjar | Posted 12.02.2014 | Style
Lubna Najjar

For years, I worked in the corporate world wearing none other than a pant/skirt suit, dress pants and a nice top, heels no higher than 2 inches and ha...

Man Behind Potato Salad Kickstarter To Throw Party, Fight Hunger While He's At It

Associated Press | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who jokingly sought $10 from a crowdfunding website to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad and ended up rai...

Columbus Hopes To Lure Democratic National Convention With Ohio Stadium

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Columbus, Ohio, officials are touting the 'Shoe as their major selling point in hopes of snagging the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Visiting...

A Little Piece Of Africa... In Ohio

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo says its $30 million, 43-acre "Heart of Africa" exhibit will open to guests on May 22. The zoo s...

11 Inspirational Quotes From Anonymous Chalk Artists

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

An anonymous chalk art duo in Ohio is proving that guerrilla artworks can be the best purveyor of inspiration. Their project, Dangerdust, brings f...

Jury Duty: A Great Way to Serve Your Country While Doing Jack Sh*t

Travis Irvine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy
Travis Irvine

This past week I went back to my sweet home state of Ohio to do what one judge has called, "[the most] valuable work that a citizen can perform during...

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 invita...

Drag and Music

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay 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 09.10.2013 | Gay 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 08.27.2013 | Gay 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 08.13.2013 | Gay 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 05.12.2013 | Gay 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 05.11.2013 | Gay 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 01.03.2013 | Gay 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.

District Blames 'Human Error' For Losing Track Of Malnourished Girl

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | Education

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A school district blames human error on educators' failure to keep track of a special-needs home-schooled girl who later died fro...