From the daily archives: Thursday, July 26, 2007

Maybe the big boys over at BSB will pick this one up. Some local central ohio flavor for the NEObabble set. Pretty Mighty Mighty and Ski Instructor. Probably the best band I’ve seen live in Columbus and I’ve been here since ’93. Guys shoulda got some kinda deal. CD101 played them heavily, which was nice.

DJ-BSB is doing a fantastic job getting Ohio bands some exposure to da blugusphere!

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Columbus got some great news yesteday when the Clean Ohio Council approved a $3 Million grant to clean up the Columbus Coated Fabrics site – leading the way for the development of 500 apartments and condos on the site.

If you’ve ever driven east on E. 5th Avenue in Columbus, then you’ve seen this site at the corner of Grant. It’s that big vacant lot on your left.

I’ve highlighted it in red on the google satellite/map below…

The first thing you’ll notice on the map is: this site is HUGE! Almost 21 acres.

The second […]

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Now this is a man who doesn’t mess around: he’s fired his campaign manager before he’s actually entered the race for President. From the mailbag…

Out before he’s in? The Politico reports that Fred Thompson has fired his campaign manager before launching his campaign: Though he has not yet even declared he is running for president, Fred Thompson shook up his team Tuesday amid fears he was losing momentum and needed an injection of talent.

Apparently, Thompson fundraisers are attracting McCain staffers; including the Alabama state chairman of McCain’s campaign. Sheesh. I think the race for the GOP nomination […]

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In the ol’ mailbag yesterday:

Just months after beginning his inventory of underused state properties, Ohio Treasurer Richard Cordray joined Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman and City Council members to cross a significant site off the list and help bring nearly $200,000 dollars into state coffers.

A 12.9-acre parcel on the west side of Columbus, identified through Cordray?s inventory, will be used by the City of Columbus for a new $8 million Division of Police heliport. The sale was authorized in the state?s budget bill and Columbus City Council approved the $194,955 on July 9, 2007.

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Wow. PB readers are all over Dave Hickman lately. This time with news of a rumored book he has written and subsequent book tour. The rumor is that Dave will be promoting his book at Bloggapalooza. The book is entitled: “Beating Ohio Blogs Bare – My Erotic Journey from Cleveland to Columbus”. You can see the cover by clicking the thumbnail.

I’m told this has been a labor of love and that Dave was actually able to learn how to hit the return key. The publisher is reported to have had some problem with him staying […]

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