Anne Evans is the Co-Founder and Director of Operations for TheMetropreneur and ColumbusUnderground. She also regularly contributes to both sites with features focusing on living (At Home) and working (At Work) in urban areas and creative spaces. She enjoys scrapbooking, parties, her family and restoring a 100+ year old home close to Downtown Columbus.
Have you been past the bright aqua building in the Short North and wondered what it could be? The 1,200-square-foot cinder block building on Poplar Avenue used to be a car wash. When Gina Cronley and Kris Harrison decided they would look for studio space, they saw a “For Rent” sign in the... June 18th, 2012 | At Work | Read More
It’s been just a little over a year since we spoke to Alaina Shearer and toured Cement Marketing’s space. Now, the company has found a new home on the second floor of 15 E. Gay St. and its staff couldn’t be happier. (To the right is a picture for the postcard project the company did... May 15th, 2012 | At Work | Read More
If you reminisce about the restaurant Engine House No. 5, at 121 Thurman Ave., you are not alone. Although the restaurant has been closed since 1993, when the owner, Chuck Muer, and his wife, Betty, were lost at sea, many do not realize it is no longer a restaurant.
The interior of Engine House No. 5... April 16th, 2012 | At Work | Read More
Ten years of working on your own is quite an accomplishment. Ruth Milligan is celebrating that milestone this year. She had been working on her own as a communications professional and in the last two years, has channeled those skills into ar.tic.u.la.tion.
ar.tic.u.la.tion is centered around helping... March 16th, 2012 | At Work | Read More
Amy Neiwirth is having a great year. She recently moved into a new apartment, which allowed her to bring her jewelry and art studio back into her home, she sold nearly 500 pieces of jewelry in 2011, and she’s gotten lots of publicity− most notably, a mention in The Official Bicentennial Guide... February 15th, 2012 | At Work | Read More
Scott Ihrig and Shannon Morrison recently relocated their business here from New York City and couldn’t be happier with that decision. The pair have been running IM Creative, an event design and production firm, for twelve years. When the rent for their office in NYC was substantially increased,... January 16th, 2012 | At Work | Read More
Jeff Milgrom and Drew McCartt of EMS next to the 1,800 pound mill stone
With the opening of Shadowbox Live, World of Beer, and a few new restaurants, the Brewery District is coming back to life. Event Marketing Strategies celebrated 30 years of business this year, and with that milestone, they were looking... December 16th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
Omar Noory and Jen Adrion of These Are Things
Jen Adrion and Omar Noory were not looking to start a business together. The two had been dating and liked to travel. They searched everywhere for a map to adorn their wall to pin and remember their travels. After an exhaustive search that turned up nothing... November 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More