Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Scottenstein Store leaving southside after nearly a century
Schottenstein’s has been part of the southside neighborhood since 1912.The modern store at 1887 South Parsons opened in 1930 just as the Great Depression was taking hold. Jeff Knoll, a small business owner on Parsons Avenue, says the south side will feel economic ripple effects when Schottenstein’s closes. Knoll says Schottenstein’s closing is just the latest in a series of economic blows. Business First Editor Dominic Cappa says retailers crunch numbers to decide store closings. And, he expresses little surprise that Schottenstein’s decided 93 years on South Parsons Avenue was long enough.