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The Modern Southern Table Wins The Food Fort’s First-Ever Fried Chicken Throwdown

The Modern Southern Table Wins The Food Fort’s First-Ever Fried Chicken Throwdown
On May 14, The Food Fort’s campus was transformed into a culinary battleground, pitting three of Columbus’ best-kept southern-style secrets against each other in The Food Fort’s first-ever Fried Chicken Throwdown. The cooking competition, held in front of an audience of over 150 local “foodies,”...
May 28th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Closing the Perception Gap: Dispelling Midwest Myths

Closing the Perception Gap: Dispelling Midwest Myths
The upcoming TrustBelt Conference is aimed at shaking up perceptions of the Midwest. But what are those assumed presumptions and what’s the actual story? Sophia Koropeckyj, a managing director at Moody’s Analytics, will share trends and economic indicators that tell the true story of the...
May 27th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

CAUV Design Building Modern Yet Timeless Furniture

CAUV Design Building Modern Yet Timeless Furniture
In the age of IKEA, not all furniture is built to last (or it seems meant to be assembled in the first place). For those looking for something that lasts a little longer (aka a lifetime) CAUV Designs is springing onto the Columbus furniture scene. Craftsman Jospeh Cauvel’s pieces strike a balance...
May 26th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Compton Construction Amid Another Year of Rapid Growth

Compton Construction Amid Another Year of Rapid Growth
Chances are you’ve seen their logo on one of the many, many construction projects happening around Columbus, and it’s no wonder with their business doubling year over year since its founding in 2012. “When we started [Compton Construction] it was two full-time and two part-time employees,”...
May 25th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Sew to Speak Haven for Modern Fabrics & Sewing Classes

Sew to Speak Haven for Modern Fabrics & Sewing Classes
Whether you can barely sew a straight line or are a master quilter, Sew to Speak at 4610 N. High St. in Clintonville has a little something for sewers of all skills. Anita Gastaldo opened the shop seven years ago and has been filling it to the brim with beautiful bolts of fabric ever since. Sew to Speak...
May 22nd, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Sometimes You Want a B+ on Your Legal Documents

Sometimes You Want a B+ on Your Legal Documents
I have written here before that the key to managing legal costs is determining what you need, then making sure you align that with what you get. Do that right, and the rest is easy. Just a matter of clear communication about what it costs. I was reminded of this recently over lunch with a young entrepreneur....
May 21st, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

At Work: Nvironment overhauls a space in a former Short North church

At Work: Nvironment overhauls a space in a former Short North church
Seven years and growing. Nvironment began in 2008 as a sole proprietorship by Liz Hauswald focused on Interior Design, planning, and relocation services. Now, the business has expanded to include architecture services and artwork consulting, with eleven employees. Hauswald worked from a small home...
May 20th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

First-Ever Regional TrustBelt Conference to be Held in Columbus

First-Ever Regional TrustBelt Conference to be Held in Columbus
Columbus will host the first-ever TrustBelt Conference May 31 through June 3 at the Hyatt Regency downtown. The conference focuses on the re-emergence of the Midwest and works to shatter perceptions that take the region from Rust Belt to Trust Belt. The term Trust Belt was coined by Conference Executive...
May 19th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More