Harrison West Neighbor Survey

Harrison West Neighbor Survey

Hello neighbors! The Harrison West Society is seeking feedback from neighbors on just a few simple questions to help the society prepare for the upcoming years ahead. Please take a few minutes to provide you input and feedback on what you love best about our neighborhood and what you would like to see improved. The […]

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Moving the Pieces into Place

Moving the Pieces into Place

By mid-summer of 2016, Harrison West will be celebrating a new, major work of art in Harrison Park. That’s if everything continues to move along as smoothly as it has so far. Wanting to continue build on its history of including public art in the neighborhood, the Harrison West Society allocated $30,000 toward commissioning a […]

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Trotter’s Park on Track for June Launch

The development team from Snyder Barker Investments, who has been redeveloping the property at 750 Michigan Avenue, is on schedule for a June opening of the clubhouse and first apartment building according to ColumbusUnderground. The team expects to be taking reservations as early as April. You’ll remember that this project was slated to include approximately […]

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Mayor, Council Announce Formation of Commission to Review Elected Official Pay

Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman and City Council President Andrew J. Ginther have announced the formation of the Citizens’ Commission on Elected Official Compensation. The five person commission will study and recommend compensation levels for the mayor, council, city attorney, and auditor adding an additional layer of citizen engagement and accountability to the process of […]

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E-Recycling Day Returns to IBS on April 22, 2015

Integrated Building Systems at 950 Michigan Avenue is hosting a Free E-Waste Recycling Drive on Earth Day, April 22nd from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the warehouse entrance on 1st Avenue. Gather the old electronics cluttering your home or office and drop them off at Integrated Building Systems to be safely recycled.

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Wheeler Dog Park Temporarily Closed

After numerous complaints about its condition, the city decided on February 3, 2015 to close Wheeler Park temporarily. According to Mollie O’Donnell from Columbus Recreation and Parks, “We inspected [Wheeler Park] today with the snow melt, and both sides are not good. We made the decision to close it today until we can get the lawn […]

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Black History Month at the Ohio Statehouse

Black History Month at the Ohio Statehouse

The Ohio Statehouse will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a special display, free historical performance each Tuesday at noon and special tours of the George Washington Williams Room. The 2015 Rosa Parks Children’s Art Exhibit, “The Power of One,” is a K-third grade student art exhibit sponsored by COTA. The exhibit is the […]

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Short North Civic Association Annual Winter Party 1/22/15

Join us at Hubbard Mastery School, 104 W. Hubbard Ave, for an open house from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Meet Principal Susan McGeean and find out what students have been up to in Hubbard Mastery School’s first year in the Short North. Appetizers will be provided by Basi Italia and baked goods will be provided […]

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Launch!

by Matthew Williams   Aching to paddle down the Olentangy River in a kayak or canoe but not willing to haul your boat to one of the portages north of Harrison West? Well, we’ve got good news! Working with Columbus Recreation and Parks, the Harrison West Society Parks and Green Space Committee is finalizing plans […]

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