Nightcap: Columbus is growing, and so is a local business
Hopefully y'all had a great Memorial Day weekend and enjoyed the break. As you get settled back into your normal routine, here are a few stories you may have missed over the holiday and some activities to do tomorrow.
New population estimates from 2014 have recently been released by the U.S. Census Bureau, and Columbus had the 13th largest population gain in the past year. Now Columbus is the ranked 15th among the most populous cities in America. I guess people finally figured out how cool Columbus really is.
The owner and founder of gourmet ice-pop company J-POPS turned what started as an experiment and hobby into a quickly growing business in Columbus. Here, he discusses his beginnings in the ice-pop world and what it's been like to experience J-POP's growth.
After taking a break, the popular fried chicken truck is back! It'll be open for dinner Thursday through Saturday. Come check out some other tasty options that have recently opened their doors and other foodie events in the city.
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7 p.m. - Whitehorse
The husband and wife duo will be taking over The Basement to promote their sophomore LP, Leave No Bridge Unburned. The two dabble in rock and folk music, so if you want to see some great guitar playing and hear beautiful harmonies, this is the show.
8 p.m. - Thrill Me: The Leopold-Loeb Story
Tomorrow is the opening night for this shocking and boundary-pushing play. Based off the true story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two young men who pulled off the "crime of the century" in Chicago in 1924, "Thrill Me" is a two-man musical that explores the background of a chilling relationship. Just be aware: It contains strong themes and nudity. It'll be at the Garden Theater's Green Room and it costs $20.
Need some good laughs to make it through the end of the week? Come down to The Actual Brewing Company for a night of fun, good beer and food as the Redefining Rock Bottom comedy tour kicks off. The price is only $5!