Author: Tim Fulton

24: Six Word Memoirs

We all want to tell stories. Larry Smith, the creator of Six Word Memoirs helps people do that. We sat down to talk about the project, Larry’s background as a journalist and storyteller, and why he and his wife, noted author Piper Kerman, choose Columbus as their home. Shownotes: Smith Magazine Six Word Memiors Might Magazine POV Magazine The Moth Dick and Jane Project Musicologie Hot Chicken Takeover Arts and College Preparatory Academy Six in the City Big thank you to our sponsor this week, Art Makes Columbus Columbus Makes Art. http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/24_larrysmith.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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23: The Hilltop

To kick off our neighborhoods series, we’re starting with one of Columbus’ largest, the Hilltop. On the occasion of their newly completed Camp Chase Trail,  Jody Dzuranin and Betty Jaynes sat down to discuss the new trail, the renaissance that they’re fighting for on the Hilltop, some of the sensitivities and perceptions that the westside faces, and what they’re doing to demonstrate the buying power of the neighborhood. Shownotes: Camp Chase Trail Friends of the Hilltop Keep Columbus Beautiful Westgate Neighbors Association Hilltop Business Association Greater Hilltop Area Commission Columbus Department of Neighborhoods Westgate Farmers Market Westgate Home and Garden Tour Gypsy Soul Antiques Firefly Sweet...

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22: Crafty in Columbus

This week, we explore the craft scene in Columbus with maker maven Megan Green who heads up the Midwest Craft Con and Craftin’ Outlaws. It’s a discussion about business of craft, the many hats you wear in business, and the plethora of offerings the Columbus craft community has to offer. Shownotes: Midwest Craft Con (Promo code: CRAFTCBUS) Craftin’ Outlaws Stinky Bomb Soap Wholly Craft Crafty Mart (Akron) Handmade Arcade (Pittsburgh) Independents’ Day Alison Rose The Smithery Red Giraffe Designs Igloo Letterpress Yarn It and Haberdashery BlockFort Columbus Idea Foundry http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/22_craft.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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21: Year in Review

To wrap up the year, I sat down with the co-founders of Columbus Underground to talk about the best-read stories of the year on the site, how they do their work, and why they got rid of the discussion boards. Shownotes: Episode on Issue One Short North Development Smart Cities Grant Transit Columbus Development at 15th and High IKEA Holy Chicken! Cat Cafe Hot Chicken Takeover investment Kiva Columbus Downtown Development Festival Roundup Tangier Outlet Mall http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/21_yearend.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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20: 400 West Rich

The terrible fire in Oakland, California sparked discussions in Columbus about the safety of our artist communities. Chris Sherman, the development director for the largest of those communities, 400 West Rich, sat down to talk about the history of the building, how they keep their tenants and guests safe, and why it’s important to keep having these conversations. Shownotes: 400 West Rich The fire at Ghost Ship in Oakland, CA Strongwater Robert Eickholt Franklinton Arts District Junctionview Studios Tacocat Cooperative Blockfort Ohio Art League Besa OSU STEAM Factory Big thank you to our sponsor this week, Art Makes Columbus Columbus Makes...

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