Author: Tim Fulton

19: Cocktails in Columbus

Tis the season for a cocktail. Two of Columbus’ best mixologists, Joe Peppercorn from Little Rock Bar and Josh Rice from Bodega, talk about the bar scene in Columbus, what makes a good cocktail list, how to be a good patron, and the evolution of the Short North bar scene. Shownotes: Little Rock Bar Giuseppe’s Ritrovo Bodega Beatles Marathon The Tree Bar Basi Italia Curio United States Bartenders Guild Cicerone Certification Program Bar Smarts Death and Co: Modern Classic Cocktails (Amazon) International Bartenders Association Blind Lady Tavern Sidebar Denmark on High http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/19_cocktail.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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18: Shopping Locally

This week, we’re shopping local. On the occasion of the holiday season we sat down with two people immersed in the movement. First up, Timothy Wolf Starr discusses the recently rebranded Small Business Beanstalk, now called Connects Columbus. Then, Lynn Stan, co-founder of Celebrate Local, has a wide-ranging conversation on the inherent difficulty in quantifying the value of buying, shopping, and sourcing local. Shownotes: Connects Columbus Celebrate Local Steiner and Associates ECDI episode North Market Easton Farmers Market Global Gallery OH! Chips Harry & David World Peaces Midwest Photo Exchange Kiva Aunt Flow GCAC SOLE Coalition MORPC The Confluence Cast is sponsored...

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17: Comedy in Columbus

Stop asking why and start asking how. That’s the lesson from comedians Amber Falter and Brian Doney. We talk this week about the Columbus comedy scene, how they work, and their current tour. Shownotes Brian Doney Shrunken Head Whiskey Bear Comedy Shadowbox Live Hashtag Comedy Big thank you to our sponsor this week, Art Makes Columbus Columbus Makes Art. http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/17_comedy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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16: Local Election Preview

Get a breakdown of the local election issues and candidates before going to the polls. Shownotes: Columbus Voted Bond Issues Columbus City Schools Levy COTA Levy http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/16_election.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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15: Launching a Business in Columbus

We’ve talked about what it’s like to run your own business and be an entrepreneur. But what if you’re just getting started? This week, representatives from ECDI talk about how they help businesses get going and the financing options that they have available. Our first interview is with Founder & CEO Inna Kinney, who shares the story of ECDI and talks about the classes, assistance and programs that they offer to entreprenurs. The second interview is with ECDI President Steve Fireman who talks more about the financing options available to startups and small businesses who are seeking loans. Shownotes: Past episodes...

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