MidTown Blog

August 26, Jamie Vollmer Comes to Columbus

Posted on August 13th, 2014

“Public Education is a miracle. And this is its most hopeful time.” Conventional wisdom suggests the quote is wrong, but JAMIE VOLLMER is known for shattering conventional wisdom. A former corporate president and harsh critic of most forms of public education, he has since used research and insight to become one of the most articulate advocates for … Read More »

What comes to mind when YOU think about MidTown?

Posted on August 5th, 2014

The Middle of Somewhere

Posted on August 4th, 2014

by Natalia Naman Temesgen originally published in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, July 12, 2014 It’s July and the United States is in the middle of the peak home buying season. As I drive around town, I notice “For Sale” signs sprouting like dandelions and consider what might attract someone to any one property or neighborhood in … Read More »

The Doable City

Posted on August 1st, 2014

For three days in June it was a privilege to represent MidTown, Inc. as part of the Columbus delegation to the 8-80 Cities Forum: The Doable City, in Chicago. The Knight Foundation sponsored the conference, and the Knight Fund at the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley sponsored grants for Mayor Tomlinson, Betsy Covington (our intrepid … Read More »