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.
WOSU News Archives For: March 8, 2010
There’s a life and death irony playing out in Ohio’s prison system. Corrections officials have gotten hospital treatment for a prison inmate, so he can get better and be executed.
The developer of the planned Columbus Casino has agreed to buy the Beulah Park horse racing track in Grove City.
As WOSU TV launches its Columbus Neighborhoods Series with a profile of the Short North. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says the neighborhood has seen its share of changes over the decades.
The Short North is one of Columbus’s most vibrant success stories. 40 years ago the area along N. High Street was in serious decline. But a group of art enthusiasts slowly raised the Short North from the ashes. Now rents are rising, threatening the art galleries that have made the district one of the city’s most popular destinations.