Author: Tim Fulton

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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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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