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South Side Business Owners Hope For Best As Mayor Plans Revival

Parsons Avenue
Jones' Appliances has been an operating business on Parsons Avenue on the South Side for 40 years. Area business owners hope Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's new plan to revive the area will be successful.
5:00PM
March
1, 2012

In his annual state of the city address, Mayor Michael Coleman put a priority revitalizing the city’s south side. But as WOSU reports, the mayor’s plan drew skepticism from some business owners along Parsons Avenue.

Columbus Mayor Announces South Side Renewal Plan

Coleman
Mayor Coleman releasing his 2012 budget proposal for the city of Columbus
5:00AM
March
1, 2012

The bicentennial State of the City address, given last night by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, focused on the renewal happening in some of the city’s most troubled neighborhoods. And as WOSU reports, the mayor introduced a plan to revitalize the one of the city’s most overlooked communities.

New Obetz Warehouse To Bring 600 Jobs

zulily
The Seattle-based online retailer specializes in clothing for children and new or expecting mothers.
8:29AM
February 16, 2012

Online retailer Zulily says it will create the jobs at a new fulfillment center over the next five years.