Author: Tim Fulton

26: Blockfort

How do you build a community around what you’re passionate about? This week, Adam Brouillette sat down to discuss Blockfort, the new gallery and studio space Downtown, and why he thinks Columbus is the best city for doers. Shownotes: Blockfort 400 West Rich The Vanderelli Room MINT Gallery 934 Gallery Millworks Art Studios Idea Foundry http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/26_blockfort.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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25: Visitor Satisfaction

On the occasion of Columbus being named the highest in visitor satisfaction in the midwest by JD Power and Associates, host Tim Fulton moderated a panel at the Columbus Metropolitan Club to discuss the study, its impact, and how Columbus can capitalize on it. Shownotes: JD Power and Associates Press release on the award Columbus Metropolitan Club Experience Columbus Experience Columbus blog post on the award Certified Tourism Ambassador Program http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/25_visitor.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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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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