Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
WOSU News Archives For: September 2, 2008
An appeals court in Ohio says a state taxlevied on grocery store sales is unconstitutional.
Supporters of a new state law that slashes the interest charges payday lenders may charge have won two unexpected endorsements.
The Schottenstein Department Store stood on South Parsons avenue for nearly a century. But it’s been vacant for several years and now its demolition is underway. For neighbors the sadness of seeing a landmark disappear is eased by plans to build a new health center in its place.
It’s political convention time. The democrats met in Denver last week. The republicans are meeting in St. Paul this week. Columbus has seen its share of conventions, most of them non-political. Local historian and WOSU commentator Ed Lentz remembers one 19th century convention that had a lasting impact.
The Columbus Clippers proclaimed it the end of an era. Monday night the Clippers played their final game at the 76-year-old Cooper Stadium.
Before the invention of the computer and the CD-ROM, medical students learned surgical procedures by studying textbooks, practicing on cadavers and watching other surgeons. Now, with even more advanced technology than the CD-ROM, med students can learn some of the most delicate operations on virtual simulators.