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Tennis on Columbus’ East Side

In the ’50s and ’60s, Columbus’ East Side was home to an African-American community that was highly active in the tennis scene. Steven Ryuse, a coach and champion player at Ohio State, tells us about the tight-knit tennis community at Beatty Park.

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Early Baseball History

Learn how Columbus made significant contributions to America’s pastime in the early days of baseball. Photos courtesy of: Joe Santry, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library of Congress, The New York Public Library, Ohio History Connection, Ohio State University Archives

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Fall in Central Ohio Preview

Next time, we’re celebrating the season with a look at some Central Ohio fall favorites: the Circleville Pumpkin Show, historic taverns and Halloween festivities in Westgate. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Oct. 18 on WOSU TV!

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The Great American Read: Charlene Brown’s Favorite Novel

Columbus Neighborhoods host Charlene Brown shares her favorite book, as part of The Great American Read.

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Community Conversations: Columbus’ Literary Scene

Two Dollar Radio publishes and sells books, hosts author events and provides collaborative writing space at a cafe on the South Side. David Weaver from the Ohioana Library and Two Dollar Radio Owner Eric Obenauf discuss Columbus’ writing and literary scene, past and present. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Emily Mollineaux Photography, Millersville University Archives […]

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