Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
The leading Democratic candidates in Ohio’s May 4 U.S. Senate primary debated in Cleveland over jobs, trust and who can win the seat held for 12 years by retiring Republican George Voinovich.
The CEO of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation is defending the demolition of the City Center Mall as the best option for the site. Guy Worley spoke Wednesday to the Columbus Metropolitan Club
Columbus Mayor Coleman’s streetcar proposal was debated today at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. Coleman wants to build a 103-million-dollar line that would connect downtown with Ohio State University along North High Street.
Energy, imagination and sex appeal– these are all terms used to describe Columbus’ identity. Last night at a Metropolitan Club forum city residents and young professionals debated Columbus’ image and how it should be marketed to attract more business and culture.
Strip-club owners and dancers will try to get voters to overturn recently approved restrictions that will forbid touching of strippers and nude dancing after midnight.
Ohio House lawmakers voted 73 to 24 to pass a plan that would ban strip club customers from touching dancers. It would also ban full nudity in nightclubs after midnight.
An Ohio House committee has approved a compromise to a controversial statewide crackdown on adult businesses.
A Franklin County judge has delayed a rule that exempted some private clubs from the state’s smoking ban. Judge David Cain issued a temporary restraining order Monday at the request of the Ohio Licensed Beverage Association, a bar owners’ trade group.
Wal-Mart stores in Ohio today began selling certain generic prescription drugs for 4 dollars. Company officials say the reduced priced prescriptions represent about a quarter of the prescriptions dispensed in the United States. The company says it’s passing the saving on to customers. But critics of the giant retailer suspect other motives.