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Bettman: 'John H. McConnell is in our thoughts today'

Amid all the NHL All-Star fanfare in Columbus, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made sure to acknowledge the hometown Columbus Blue Jackets' founding....

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Jan 24, 2015 8:44 pm

Big crowd turns out to celebrate Buckeyes' national championship – PH

Despite frigid temperatures, Ohio State Buckeyes fans turned out in droves Saturday morning at Ohio Stadium to celebrate the team's national....

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Jan 24, 2015 8:14 pm

Theatre Review: Psycho Beach Party has Stellar Acting but Falls a Bit Flat

Rare do I see a show that leaves me asking, “What the…?” (Insert word of choice there). While watching the opening night of Columbus....

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Jan 24, 2015 7:30 pm

Short North Bar Barrel On High Rebrands, Remodels

Scott Ellsworth, owner of campus dive bar Too’s Spirits Under High, has taken over business at whiskey bar and restaurant Barrel 44, rebranding....

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Jan 24, 2015 3:10 pm

NHL Fan Fair in full swing: Here's what to expect – PHOTOS

Want to sharpen those stick-handling skills? How about a selfie with a furry National Hockey League mascot? The NHL Fan Fair is underway at the....

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Jan 24, 2015 12:37 pm

NHL All-Stars Embrace Columbus

On Friday afternoon, the main concourse at Nationwide Arena was filled with over 100 media members eagerly waiting to interview the most talented....

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Jan 23, 2015 11:07 pm

Lemony Chicken and Orzo

This recipe has everything I love going for it. It’s low fat, super high protein, delicious, and comes together easily in 30 minutes or....

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Jan 23, 2015 10:09 pm

People to Know 2015

Once a month, Columbus Business First puts the spotlight on 20 individuals from the region who are front and center in their industries – people....

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Jan 23, 2015 3:51 pm

Energy Roundup: Saudis unlikely to alter output; Utica permits down; Steel

Saudi Arabia unlikely to alter output The king is dead – could that mean a change in falling oil prices in the U.S.? Analysts say it isn't likely,....

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Jan 23, 2015 3:18 pm

DNC Announces 2016 Convention Date, No Host City Yet

The Democratic National Committee is still teasing out the announcement of the host city for their 2016 Convention, but today announced the official....

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Jan 23, 2015 3:09 pm

Stone Brewing tells Scottish brewery to consider Columbus

Stone Brewing Co. is making good on its endorsement promise. The Escondido, California-based brewery did not pick Columbus for its East Coast....

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Jan 23, 2015 3:05 pm

PHOTO TOUR: Forno Italian eatery/European lounge opens in Short North

The restaurantification of Corso & Gallicchio Ventures LLC continues. The group built itself up with nightclubs like Long Street Live and....

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Jan 23, 2015 3:03 pm

Value Place opens 5th Central Ohio budget hotel

A franchisee of the Value Place chain has opened a budget extended-stay hotel in the village of Urbancrest. VP Columbus LLC opened the 124-room ,....

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Jan 23, 2015 2:57 pm

Edwards Cos. buys more downtown real estate near planned residential projec

Edwards Cos. and its Eclipse Real Estate Group have taken control of yet another downtown surface parking lot. Public records show Park National....

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Jan 23, 2015 2:25 pm

Nationwide Arena’s financial outlook still cloudy, three years after publ

Nationwide Arena will be center of the hockey universe this weekend, with 18,500 people filling the building – and millions more watching on TV –....

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Jan 23, 2015 1:46 pm

Stone Brewing Recommends Columbus for BrewDog Expansion

One of the bigger disappointments of 2014 was the news that the Stone Brewing Company would not be expanding to Columbus after much consideration and....

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Jan 23, 2015 1:29 pm

GoPro cameras to give fans up-close, HD look at NHL All-Star Game

Hockey fans watching the NHL's skills competition and All-Star Game from home will get their closest look ever. The National Hockey League will use....

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Jan 23, 2015 1:25 pm

Kroger: Nothing set in stone (not even a store) for Kingsdale Macy’s site

Kroger Co. hasn't decided what it will build on the Macy's site it just bought at Kingsdale Shopping Center, but says it will work with Upper....

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Jan 23, 2015 1:00 pm

Restaurant and craft brewery opens tap room (‘space to celebrate beer’)

Wolf's Ridge Brewing is putting a bigger spotlight on its beer. The Columbus restaurant and craft brewery opens its tap room to the public Friday. ....

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Jan 23, 2015 12:06 pm

The Flaming Lips Returning to Nelsonville Music Festival in 2015

The Nelsonville Music Festival has grown into its own as a well respected and highly anticipated regional music festival, and this year the fest is....

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Jan 23, 2015 12:01 pm

Honda stepping up its game with larger vehicles, launching new versions of

Honda Motor Co., well-versed in getting a lot out of a little, is shifting its immediate attention to the bigger vehicles in its lineup. I wrote....

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Jan 23, 2015 11:41 am

Columbus restaurants, hotels earn AAA’s Four Diamond Award

The annual AAA Four Diamond award winners have been announced and seven Columbus-area properties have been recognized as being elite. Five hotels....

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Jan 23, 2015 11:11 am

Renderings Unveiled for New 12-Story Downtown Hotel

It was announced last week that Indus Hotels has proposed the construction of a new 12-story Hilton Garden Inn hotel at 77 East Nationwide....

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Jan 23, 2015 10:31 am

Central Ohio December home sales up, but 2014 still off from '13

A 5.4 percent increase in December home sales in Central Ohio couldn't keep 2014 sales from slumping below the pace set in 2013. The Columbus....

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Jan 23, 2015 10:31 am

Ohio jobless rate as low as it’s been since September 2001

Ohio has to look back two recessions to find an unemployment rate as low as December's. The state's jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in December....

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Jan 23, 2015 10:06 am

DNC chief making 1st Columbus visit as 2016 convention decision looms

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee is coming to Columbus next week as Democrats close in on picking the city to hold their 2016....

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Jan 23, 2015 9:38 am

First Look: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Tap Room

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Company has unveiled their long awaited tap room to the public. The Downtown brewery, which opened in 2013, has been....

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Jan 23, 2015 8:30 am

First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Forno Kitchen + Bar, located at 721 North High Street, has opened its doors. Sister restaurant of popular watering hole Short North Pint House,....

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Jan 23, 2015 8:09 am

Morning Roundup: Nationwide's Super Bowl ad, Michael Jeffries' ghos

In today's roundup: Nationwide is joining Victoria's Secret at the Super Bowl, eBay is cutting jobs, Columbus has been named an Intelligent Community....

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Jan 23, 2015 6:26 am

National Roundup: New Saudi king expected to keep oil flowing (Video)

Much has been made about the recent drop in oil prices, mostly as we talk about gasoline prices that we haven't seen since I don't know when. But,....

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Jan 23, 2015 5:52 am

Cybersecurity threats — it’s no longer if, but when

The harsh reality of today's security environment means that there may be only two kinds of organizations: those that have been breached and know it,....

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Jan 23, 2015 5:00 am

Potato Salad with Sour Cream and Dill

B. and I used to pay $6.99 a pound back in the day to get a version of this potato salad at Giant-Eagle’s deli. This recipe is as good as,....

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Jan 22, 2015 10:48 pm

Mayoral Candidate Terry Boyd’s “$2 Million” Claim is Fals

Last week, Columbus Underground interviewed Terry Boyd, Republican candidate for mayor. At one point in that interview, Boyd was asked how strenuous....

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Jan 22, 2015 9:40 pm

Kroger Buys Macy’s Site at Kingsdale

The City of Upper Arlington published an announcement tonight that the Kingsdale Macy’s (which recently announced plans to close) was purchased....

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Jan 22, 2015 8:21 pm

Kroger buying Macy’s site at Kingsdale

Kroger Co. may soon compete against Giant Eagle at the venerable Kingsdale shopping center in Upper Arlington. Public records show Cincinnati-based....

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Jan 22, 2015 5:08 pm

Mindy Kaling starring in Nationwide's 1st Super Bowl ad since 2007

Just like Victoria's Secret, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. is returning to the Super Bowl after a multi-year absence. The Columbus-based insurer....

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Jan 22, 2015 4:50 pm

Columbus named among Top7 Intelligent Communities for 3rd year in a row

For the third straight year, Columbus has made the field to compete for the title of Intelligent Community of the Year. Ohio's capital joins six....

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Jan 22, 2015 4:08 pm

VentureOhio appoints executive director from Columbus’ Hicks Partners

VentureOhio has named Emily Turner of Columbus consulting firm Hicks Partners LLC as its executive director. Turner, to remain a vice president at....

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Jan 22, 2015 3:53 pm

Buckeyes coaches get nearly $2M in bonuses for national championship run

The Ohio State Buckeyes' national championship means a big payday for head coach Urban Meyer and his assistants. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports....

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Jan 22, 2015 3:22 pm

A&F chairman: 'The world moved on, and the company has to move on'

The chairman of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. says changes are coming at the struggling retailer now that it's no longer run by CEO Michael Jeffries,....

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Jan 22, 2015 3:07 pm

Industrious picked Offices at the Joseph to attract clients who don’t wan

Office suites provider Industrious Ltd. expects its full floor in the Short North's Offices at the Joseph to attract creative and technology....

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Jan 22, 2015 2:58 pm

Kroger construction set to begin at Northland Village, new McDonald’s und

The last bits of dirt are set to fly at Northland Village. The 54-acre former Northland Mall site is filling up its remaining open land with a new....

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Jan 22, 2015 2:28 pm

Columbus Named Top7 Intelligent Community For Third Year in A Row

The Intelligent Community Forum announced today their Top7 Intelligent Communities for 2015, which includes Columbus for the third year in a row. The....

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Jan 22, 2015 2:27 pm

Klarna’s office choice came down to liking the ‘hustle and bustle of th

Klarna Group's office search focused on the Sweden-based company's sensibilities about sustainability as well as a need for "hip" amenities for its....

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Jan 22, 2015 2:03 pm

Arena District restaurants expecting ‘unprecedented’ crowds from NHL Al

The NHL All-Star Game means many more mouths to feed for restaurants in the shadow of Nationwide Arena. By Sunday night, after the 5 p.m. game....

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Jan 22, 2015 1:58 pm

Kasich to pick among four finalists to fill PUCO seat

Familiar names are among the four finalists to fill a seat on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. The PUCO's nominating council interviewed....

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Jan 22, 2015 1:38 pm

Columbus’ economy ranks 273 out of 300, Brookings report says

Central Ohio's economic climb out of the Great Recession was impressive and, according to some economists, sparked the state's recovery. But the....

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Jan 22, 2015 1:28 pm

New Indiana wind farm could power Amazon’s data center complex in Central

Some of the electricity used by the planned $1.1 billion Amazon.com data center complex in Central Ohio could be powered by a new Indiana wind farm. ....

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Jan 22, 2015 1:14 pm

Mega Winter Weekend 2015 – Vol. 5

Happy NHL AllStar Weekend! Have you gone skating on the outdoor ice rink yet? Or tried the snow slide? We have tickets to give away to: Joshua Radin,....

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Jan 22, 2015 1:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Donatos pizza shop/bar to anchor new development in the Short No

A new bar is bringing craft beer and live music to the Short North, but with a twist – it'll be a Donatos. The Columbus-based chain will rebuild....

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Jan 22, 2015 12:33 pm