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