The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Republican State Senator David Goodman is sponsoring a bill that he says would better protect Governor Ted Strickland and the people who live in his suburban Columbus neighborhood.
The battle over the planned demolition of an historic Columbus building is coming to a head. Preservation groups and neighbors are fighting the proposed demolition of the Firestone Mansion on East Broad Street. The Columbus Foundation owns the building. It’s next door to the foundation’s headquarters at the old governor’s mansion.