Archives: David Meyers

Inside the Ohio Penitentiary

Before Columbus’ Arena District had an arena, it was home to the Ohio Penitentiary, and some of the most dangerous criminals in the country. Though the prison closed in 1984, legends of America’s first vampire, prison demons, and a Confederate jailbreak live on. This hour we’ll look back on the unseemly history of this notorious animal factory.

Inside the Ohio Penitentiary

Before Columbus’ Arena District had an arena, it was home to the Ohio Penitentiary, and some of the most dangerous criminals in the country. Though the prison closed in 1984, legends of America’s first vampire, prison demons, and a Confederate jailbreak live on. This hour we’ll look back on the unseemly history of this notorious animal factory.

History of Jazz in the Buckeye State

Ohio isn’t known for its jazz music and musicians… But a new book points out the many names and tunes symbolic of jazz music that have a local connection for us Ohioans. On this hour of All Sides, we’ll talk with the authors of the book as well as one local musician about Ohio’s own jazz history.

History of Jazz in the Buckeye State

Ohio isn’t known for its jazz music and musicians… But a new book points out the many names and tunes symbolic of jazz music that have a local connection for us Ohioans. On this hour of All Sides, we’ll talk with the authors of the book as well as one local musician about Ohio’s own jazz history.

Lazarus Department Store: A Retailing Institution in Columbus

For more than a century, Lazarus Department Store was a fixture of downtown Columbus. The downtown store closed in 2004, but lives on in the memories of many. Today we’ll relive the glory days of Lazarus, one of the grand retail emporiums, with the authors of a new book.

Lazarus Department Store: A Retailing Institution in Columbus

For more than a century, Lazarus Department Store was a fixture of downtown Columbus. The downtown store closed in 2004, but lives on in the memories of many. Today we’ll relive the glory days of Lazarus, one of the grand retail emporiums, with the authors of a new book.