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Next Man Up (Again)

While they may be calling this season “The Edge,” it’s the above headline that’s been OSU Football’s unofficial motto for the last three years. Initially, it took root after the then-devastating injury to Braxton Miller…


In Columbus, it’s not just the chefs and cocktail artists and writers pushing our palates forward, it’s the everyday folks who via social media are leaving a trail of crumbs for the rest of us…

Zack Brown, the man behind the potato salad Kickstarter campaign is photographed on Sept. 18, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Brown is planning PotatoStock 2014, an all-ages, charity-minded party Saturday in downtown Columbus featuring bands, food trucks, beer vendors, potato-sack races and definitely potato salad. His effort on Kickstarter in early July to buy potato salad ingredients took on a life of its own and attracted worldwide attention as the amount grew. The 31-year-old eventually raised $55,492. (AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Chris Russell)

(Potato) Salad Days

Look, Zack Brown is a goofball. The dude who helped create one of the more hilariously stimulating crowd-funding campaigns of all-time (“I plan to make potato salad”) gave Columbus—and the Internet—a true gift. But ole…

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Amy Turn Sharp is a Senior writer for Resource/Ammirati, An IBM Company. With her passion and specialty in content and community, Amy is frequent guest blogger and has bylines in national magazines and websites including…

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Brick By Brick

Robert Mason Grimmett was on-brand before there existed such a term. You could say that a young boy in ’80s Appalachia in a necktie, inspired by fedoras and fountain pens, had a keen sense of…

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Up the Vine

When it comes time to pick a wine, it sometimes seems like there are an overwhelming number of them to choose from. Anyone can be forgiven for throwing up their hands and just going with…

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The Anti-Cocktail

Combine locally-distilled gin, St. Germain, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, egg whites, and Cointreau in a cocktail shaker. Shake without ice for one minute, then add ice and shake for two minutes. Strain into a powdered sugar-rimmed…

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On the Line: The Pearl

In my first memory of now Executive Chef Natalie Bidinger, she is perched atop a 6-foot, double stacked convection oven, shoes off, Technicolor socks at the end of long, often times ungainly legs; her torso…