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.
The International Council of Shopping Centers says retail sales dropped more than three percent for the week ended December 1st.
An event Thursday night in Clintonville features Latin folk music, traditional art, and several takes on the iconic Mexican sugar skulls.
Experts often use October retail sales to gauge how the holiday shopping season will fare. WOSU reports analysts predict shoppers will spend more this holiday season than last.
Visitors at the King Arts Complex remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the King holiday. They had varied opinions about how President Obama is carrying out King’s legacy.
Ohio parents have been spending millions on school supplies and equipment for their children, plus an extra six per cent or so on top of that for state and local sales taxes. A newly-formed taxpayers group is hoping that, before the start of next school year, there will be a three-day sales tax holiday, but Ohio legislators have been cool to the idea for several years.
Elevator inspectors say a safety device was inoperable at the time an elevator mechanic died. The mechanic was working on an elevator at the former Holiday Inn on Lane Avenue when he was crushed Monday morning.
Columbus police plan to spend the holiday weekend cracking down on drunk drivers. From July 3rd through the 5th, police will have extra traffic officers working overtime, and those suspected of driving under the influence may face additional consequences.
Some retailers have been struggling these past few weeks inticing consumers to shop more. As sales begin to stagger, ohio state univeristy gear is flying off the shelves. the football team’s perfect season has led to a higher than usual demand for a buckeye gift.
Port Columbus kicked off a week of holiday entrainment Monday with a series of concerts by local choral groups. 10 central Ohio area will perform for holiday travelers in the airport’s ticketing lobby.
It’s that time of year when many families pull out boxes of lights, many of them reminiscent of the one in Chevy Chase’s Christmas Vacation, to decorate their homes for the holidays. But some people can not find the time to string them, so they’ve called on landscaping companies to do it for them. It can cost thousands of dollars. And the popularity of this service is a boon for landscapers.