Archives: Ed Lentz

Columbus’ Clintonville Neighborhood

Columbus’ Clintonville neighborhood is a pretty happening part of town, but that hasn’t always been true. This hour we’ll trace this enclave north of campus and south of Worthington from its sleepy roots to its status as a present-day hipster hangout. We’ll also examine its newest challenge: an influx of rats that has flummoxed city officials.

Olde Towne East – Past, Present and the Struggles in Between

Over the last 100 years, Olde Towne East has been home to a variety of people. The neighborhood has continued to change today and with change can come conflict. On this hour, we’ll talk about the history of one of Columbus’ finest neighborhoods.

Ohio Ballot Issue 1/What if Ohio is Too Close to Call?

State Issue One asks voters if they want a Constitutional Convention held to revise, alter or amend the state constitution. We’ll talk about its implications. Then, what happens if the election in Ohio is too close to call?

Columbus Bicentennial 2012: Celebrating our Great American City

It’s official, the city of Columbus is 200 years old… And the year-long celebrations of parties and cultural arts have already begun. On this hour of All Sides,” we’re talking about the Columbus Bicentennial Celebration during a special broadcast in front of a live studio audience at WOSU@COSI downtown.

Prospects for Democracy in Egypt / Columbus Bicentennial

The prospects for democracy in Egypt, the impact on the Middle East, and Arab reaction, and Happy 199th birthday, Columbus

German Village Town Hall Meeting

A discussion about the past, present, and future of German Village.


A conversation about the history and significance of cemeteries in American life.


The Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home; and orphanages as an alternative to foster care.