News releases from Columbus Business First
Columbus Crew restores name after fan backlash
May 17, 2021
The Crew's decision last week to change its formal name from Columbus Crew SC to the Columbus Soccer Club was met with backlash from fans who wanted the word "Crew" to remain in the name.
Count North Country Charcuterie among those businesses that are wiser and more efficient at this point in the pandemic.
According to a recent study, Columbus is considered one of the best cities in the U.S. for beer lovers.
Small Plates: Lifting of Covid restrictions creates new headaches, mimosas at Bob Evans & other restaurant news
May 14, 2021
The rules are changing for restaurants yet again, local brands are trying new innovations, hot dogs are coming to Capitol Square and more in our regular review of this week's restaurant and brewery...
As far as Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer is concerned, the 2020 MLS Cup champions didn't change names. The Columbus Soccer Club simply changed its logo, which dropped the word Crew. "I guess...
Columbus Food Adventures relaunches walking tours
May 14, 2021
All told, the Crew is spending $13.5 million on player earnings this year, putting the club in the top 10 for spending altogether.
Prime Social Group said it was “committed to an exceptional and safe festival experience and is working with local officials to ensure a quality festival experience while implementing heightened health...
This week in Columbus business bankruptcies include Maryland Skating LLC and The Gathering Place of Columbus. For the year, Columbus has recorded 8 business bankruptcy filings.
CBF Morning Run: What you need to know today and please use your protective rubber corner toppers
May 11, 2021
Columbus Crew SC leaders knew a rebrand to Columbus Soccer Club wouldn't be universally popular but they say the move is about “establishing our club, our city as a new modern, Midwest icon.”
Why this #SaveTheCrew leader is 'disappointed' about team's rebrand, name change to Columbus Soccer Club
May 10, 2021
Looking for up-and-coming talent in Columbus? The Columbus Young Professionals Club is preparing another cohort for future success with its Impact Academy.
Columbus Crew SC changing name to Columbus SC
May 09, 2021
The Crew will still be the team's official nickname, and the team names can be used interchangeably, according to sources close to the team.
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A new steakhouse and traditional Italian cuisine are coming, a few area favorites are restarting, and one bakery is opening as another closes. Here are 10 bits of restaurant and brewpub news we...
From the editor: Covid recovery setting stage for ‘barnburner’ economy, Nationwide economist says
May 07, 2021
David Berson isn’t a hype man sent out to whip the crowd into a frenzy, but the Nationwide economist certainly kicked off the Columbus Chamber’s annual meeting last week on an exuberant note.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when awareness is raised of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma many experience.
New gardeners and new cannabis states drive 32% Q2 sales increase for Scotts Miracle-Gro
May 05, 2021
Scotts Miracle-Gro already is beating its record performance from fiscal 2020 as new gardeners stick with the hobby and more states legalize marijuana.
Acquisition to fuel car wash operator's growth goals
May 03, 2021
A Columbus brewpub reopens to the public
April 28, 2021