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Video: Python from Columbus Zoo PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 04 February 2010 15:14

Below is a video of Fluffy, the world's largest python, currently on display at the Columbus Zoo.


Find a Job in Columbus, Ohio PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 04 February 2010 15:05

There are a number of great resources out there for finding jobs in the Columbus, Ohio area. This article lists some of the places we have found to aid you in your job search. Check back, this articles will be updated periodically.


 The List:

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Good luck with your Columbus job hunt!


Video: Online Job Hunting Tips

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2010 21:26
Ohio Finally Has A State Budget PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 13 July 2009 22:17

The Ohio House passed a delayed state budget this afternoon on nearly a party-line vote that adds electronic slot machines at horserace tracks and slashes funding for numerous state services.

The Senate also was expected to vote on the $50.5 billion, two-year spending plan today after an amended version rocketed through a legislative conference committee this morning and the House passed it by a vote of 54-44.



More info from the Columbus Dispatch article: http://tinyurl.com/lsrrnj

Great Places to Buy Wine Around Columbus, Ohio PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 11 December 2009 15:16

There are a number of cool, boutique wine shops in and around Columbus, Ohio.  Here are some to check out:

  • Wine Cache - Granville, Ohio.  This wine bar is attached to a great restaurant (The Short Story). 
  • Sher-Bliss - Gahanna, Ohio.  This is a wine and chocolate shop that has been in business since 1945. 
  • The Wine Guy Wine Shop(s) - Pickerington, Gahanna, Hilliard & Dublin.
  • Gentile's Wine Sellers - Upper Arlington.  Good selection, but known for great service.
  • Grapes of Mirth - Columbus, Ohio.  In the historic North Market.

You can see a larger list of Ohio wine shops here.  Feel free to leave comments & suggestions about other shops you might know in the Columbus, Ohio area.


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2009 14:31
10 to Follow on Twitter in Columbus, Ohio PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 April 2009 16:46

Twitter is catching on like wildfire in Columbus, but figuring out who to follow (and, more importantly, who not to follow) can be tricky, especially at first.  Here are at least 10 Twitter accounts that we believe are worth checking out.  These are not endorsements; rather they are the ones we have found most informative, entertaining and/or useful in some way.

  • Aaron Portzline
    • Columbus Dispatch reporter covering the Columbus Blue Jackets.  Sends live game tweets-- very cool.
  • ColsUnderground
    • Great articles, events, restaurant reviews of Columbus.  Official tweets on ColumbusUnderground.com. 
  • NBCMonica
    • Real-time traffic updates each weekday morning.  Help avoid accidents and congestion.
  • ColumbusTweets
    • The official tweets from this site, ColumbusOhioOnline.com.
  • ExpCols
    • Frequent tweets about event dates and times around Columbus from Experience Columbus.

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  • DispatchAlerts
    • Breaking news from the Columbus Dispatch.  Tends to tweet frequently and the formatting of the tweets is not great (not always that informative,) however the intention is good.  Tweets come out in droves each morning.
  • WOSU
    • One of Columbus' local NPR stations.  Tweets key stories throughout the day focusing on Columbus and Ohio, in general.
  • Columbus_Crew, BlueJackets, CLBClippers
    • Official Twitter sites for some of Columbus, Ohio's major sports teams.
  • Cbusshopping
    • Columbus Alive reporter tweets the latest in local retail.
  • 614Magazine
    • New Columbus magazine; tweets about what's happening.

This is a living and breathing list.  We will add and remove suggestions as we discover worthy people and organizations to follow in Columbus.  One place to see a bunch of people on Twitter in Columbus is the Columbus Twellow page.  For businesses using Twitter, visit Manta's Ohio Twitter Directory.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2009 15:03

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