Entries by Mark Bair

Complete Streets Meeting this week

Folks: Please join us for the Italian Village Society Complete Streets Meeting on Thursday (tomorrow, 7/28).  We meet for an hour starting at 5:30pm, at Seventh Son Brewery, 1101 N. Fourth St. (4th and Fourth) in the back room. Attached below is an update on our UIRF request, we will also outline next steps for UIRF, […]

Complete Streets Meeting

Thursday April 28 is the Complete Streets Meeting Meeting starts at 5:30 pm at Seventh Son, 1101 N. Fourth Street, in the backroom. Agenda includes (1)  the Pearl & Eden Alley Improvements plan, (2) sidewalk and curb survey, (3) the parking permit expansion moratorium, (4) sandstone curb advocacy plan, and updates on (5) undesignating Summit […]

Earth Day at Italian Village Park

Amici, Italian Village Park is once more an official Earth Day Columbus WORKSITE, so grab some friends, get signed up, and get ready to be a part of EARTH DAY COLUMBUS 2016. Volunteers are needed at (y)our PARK on Saturday, April 16th between 9:00AM and 1:00PM to help weed and edge garden beds, mulch, trim […]

Some Italian Village History

Robert Hutchins Jeffrey II (of Jeffrey Mining fame) died last week, so it is fitting to post this interview with him that Andy Klein did back in 1997. TJ refers to his nickname “Tad.” AK: Am I correct that your father was Robert Jeffrey? TJ: My father was Robert, and my grandfather was Robert. Joseph Andrew was […]