Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said he is willing to work with other cities to assist with the immigration crisis at the U.S. southern border. His spokesman Dan Williamson warns, though, the city’s social service agencies do not have the capacity to take in large numbers of immigrant children. “If our social services agencies were to [...]
WOSU TV premiered COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: CLINTONVILLE this past Sunday. If you missed the premiere, be sure to tune in or set your DVR to record the program on Thursday, January 3o, at 9pm. The Clintonville story starts with the Adena earthen mounds. Throughout the program we learn about the neighborhood that began as farms and [...]
The historic neighborhood, known as South Side was once an industrial powerhouse, shaped by the thousands of people who moved there to work its furnaces and factories. From Hungarians immigrants to Appalachian migrants, they forged a thriving community that still pays homage to its heritage of steel and glass. South Side was also Columbus’ early [...]
Intersections and boundaries are fascinating places, whether it’s East meets West or turf meets surf. In Columbus, the University District is where town meets
gown. Sometimes they’ve stood shoulder to shoulder. At other times, they’ve been toe-to-toe.
“They know it used to be great.” So begins the latest episode of WOSU’s documentary series Columbus Neighborhoods. The “it” refers to the King-Lincoln neighborhood in Columbus, which is also known as Bronzeville, NoBo (North of Broad Street), the Blackberry Patch, Mount Vernon, the Near East Side, and so on. When we talked to people [...]