Archives: Elizabeth Lessner

Weiner Nation: Re-Imagining the Hot Dog

When it comes to processed meats, the lowly hot dog is often dismissed as a ballpark trifle. But these iconic sausages represent the history of American immigration, innovation and ideology. This hour, we’ll bite into hot dog culture and explore the paradox of this communal-yet-individual food, its proprietors, and its delicious mythology.

Wiener Nation: Re-imagining the Hot Dog

When it comes to processed meats, the lowly hot dog is often dismissed as a ballpark trifle. But these iconic sausages represent the history of American immigration, innovation and ideology. This hour, we’ll bite into hot dog culture and explore the paradox of this communal-yet-individual food, its proprietors, and its delicious mythology.

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.

Winter Weather/Columbus Recycling/Food Waste Recycling

This hour we discuss what weather is in store for Central Ohio this winter. Also, the Columbus mayor talks about his recycling plan. On the last segment, how are businesses taking on green initiatives?

The Benefits of Community Gardens

How community gardens increase access to local food