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 [...]
Penn National Says It Prefers West Side For New Casino.
Penn National Gaming says it wants to build a $250,000,000 dollar casino on the city’s west side. Company president Tim Wilmott told a news conference this morning that the company has entered an agreement to buy the former Delphi site on Georgesville Road. Penn National still needs statewide voter approval before it begins construction. Ohio voters approved a site in the Arena District when they changed the state constitution last November. But, Mayor Michael Coleman and others opposed siting the casino in the Arena District. In a news release this morning, Penn National says it prefers the Delphi site because of what it calls its “excellent highway access.” The site is located adjacent to the Interstate 270-Interstate 70 interchange on the city’s west side.