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A Petition to Rename Columbus, Ohio to 'Flavortown'’ Is Gaining Momentum

Two weeks ago, Tyler Woodbridge posted a petition entitled "Change the name of Columbus, Ohio to Flavortown.".[The name] it honors Central Ohio's proud heritage as a culinary crossroads and one of the nation's largest test markets for the food industry, Tyler Woodbridge.The name also honors Columbus' native son Guy Fieri, who Tyler calls "such a good dude.".For a city of nearly 900,000 people, the petition got off to a slow start.It needed over a week to reach the 1,000 signatures plateau.But last week, the buzzworthy idea began to go viral.Local news stations covered the campaign, and Bud Light even jumped on board.The petition just crossed the 25,000 mark this morning, and it continues to grow by the minute.It looks like "Flavortown" actually has a shot. At the very least, city officials will have to look at it

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