This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
The future of the Franklin County Veterans Memorial complex remains a mystery. Last month media reports suggested that the venue might be torn down in an effort to revitalize the surrounding area.
Had enough of the election yet? WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz has had just about enough. But he takes time to teach us about an issue on the ballot that has gotten little attention â€“ Issue #1 which asks if Ohioans want to hold a constitutional convention.
The City of Columbus has just wrapped up a week-long celebration of innovation called iDUs. WOSU Commentator and local historian reminds us that innovation is not new to Columbus.
There used to be plenty of places for the public to enjoy a good view of Columbus and Central Ohio. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz wants to know why those places are on the decline.
Today Columbus celebrates its Bicentennial. Itâ€™s kind of like the Super Bowl for WOSU Commentator and Local Historian Ed Lentz.
The news has not been good lately. Headlines and newscasts are filled with stories of war, economic strife, political stalemates. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz reminds us. Weâ€™ve been there. And done that.
Downtown Columbus has a new park at the site of the demolished City Center Mall. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz traces the history of parks in Columbus.
You may have heard that Columbus is gearing up for its bicentennial. Committees have been formed. They are planning a year’s worth of events. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, it wasn’t always this way.
After a couple days of rain, snow is back in the Central Ohio forecast for the end of this week. If you’re tired of winter, WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, previous generations shared your pain.
Columbus and other cities around Central Ohio are trying to reintroduce their residents to the rivers that run through them. Gahanna has its Creekside development; Columbus soon will have the Scioto Mile. Local Historian and WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz shares the stories of the Columbus Rivers.