On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
As the long-time home of the Columbus Clippers is re-purposed into a racetrack and automotive center, WOSU’s Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley sat down with a veteran public radio reporter who spent decades watching the Clippers in the Franklinton park.
Cooper Stadium is coming down. Professional baseball in Columbus has since moved to the Arena District but itâ€™s taken five years to develop plans for the property on West Mound Street. The new plans call for the demolition of the stadium but not before some unique baseball memorabilia is sold.
Developers who plan to put a racetrack in the old Cooper Stadium face another delay in the process. WOSU reports the temporary holdup should not impede the project.
The public purchase of Nationwide Arena, saving jobs, fighting crime and managing city money were issues that split the eight candidates for Columbus City Council at Thursdayâ€™s debate at the the Columbus Metropolitan Club.
Columbus city council president Andrew Ginther is throwing his weight behind a proposal to redevelop Cooper Stadium into a racetrack.
Developers who hope to turn the old Cooper Stadium into a racetrack get more time to finalize the last pieces of the project.