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Mitch Hooper

City Editor

Mitch is based in Columbus, OH and has won multiple Associated Press awards for his writing. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Ohio State University, and is always down for a cup of coffee.

Hank’s Seafood, an acclaimed restaurant based in Charleston, SC, is opening a new location in downtown Columbus, Ohio.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has deep roots in Columbus culture, dating back to the 1970s when a friendship began between the bodybuilder and a local promoter.
Columbus, Ohio has been to home to iconic restaurants, bars, and businesses throughout its history — but many of them have closed. Which were your favorite?
Take a look at the top 10 most expensive homes for sale in Columbus, Ohio, including suburbs like German Village, New Albany, Westerville, and Dublin.
President’s Day is on Monday, Feb. 19, and we are diving into Ohio’s rich history with putting political figures in the White House.
The Ohio Theatre was supposed to be demolished in 1969, but a local arts group rallied to keep the iconic theater alive.
The Columbus Department of Public Safety announced it will be replacing oversize trash bins with small, more efficient bins.
Keep your calendar, and legs, busy with these races, 5Ks, half-marathons, and marathons in Columbus, Ohio.
Got a hot new fling? Hoping to spice things up with your longtime partner? We’re here to help plan your next date in Columbus, Ohio.
Raleigh has been placed highly on multiple publications’ lists that rank it among the top cities in the US for real estate, local business, and more earning the City of Oaks national recognition.
Read the latest news and updates about the Columbus Symphony’s plans to build a concert venue along the Scioto River.
Columbus, Ohio has been placed on multiple lists that rank it among the top cities in the US for real estate, local business, and more.
Whether you celebrate Mardi Gras or not, these fried treats are too good to miss each year.
Allow us to re-introduce ourselves, the faces and voices behind CBUStoday in Columbus, Ohio.
We asked artificial intelligence-powered bot ChatGPT what what AI has to say about Raleigh, and it came up with some interesting results. Read what AI has to say about the City of Oaks — or maybe a new, AI-generated nickname.
Columbus, Ohio was nominated as one of the top 20 beer cities in the US by USA Today’s 10Best. Can you help push it to the top slot?
Columbus Fury starts its first-ever season on Wednesday, Feb. 21 against the Ohama Supernovas at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Drive out to Newark, Ohio to find guided tours through maple trees at Dawes Arboretum.
Take a look at these events, pop-ups, and more happening in Columbus, Ohio in February 2024.
The Ohio State Limited, a now-defunct passenger rail, offered people in Columbus, Ohio a convenient way to travel to New York City in the early 1950s.
Escape the cold and snow in Indianapolis by taking one of these affordable flights to a new city.
Wonderball 2024 is a black and white attire event, celebrating local creative minds at the Columbus Museum of Art in downtown Columbus, Ohio.
Recereate your favorite moments from the Eras Tour with this dance party at Newport Music Hall in Columbus, OH this fall.
Escape the cold and snow in Columbus, Ohio by taking one of these affordable flights to a new city.
Cast your vote on your favorite 2023 photos submitted by readers.
Newmark named Columbus, Ohio as one of its emerging markets to watch in its recap of the 2023 data center sector. Here’s what they said.
From big cups of iced coffee to shots of espresso, there’s more than one way to get your caffeine kick in Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio often experiences extreme temperatures during the winter season— but what do record breaking winters look like?
The 2024 Prevagen U.S. Figure Skating Championships takes place in Columbus, Ohio with six days of events, competitions, and awards.
Dinner Dollars is a new program offering a $10 discount at local restaurants in downtown Columbus, Ohio throughout the winter season.