National Night Out Harrison West

The Harrison West Society will host a neighborhood-wide social event on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harrison West Park (Oregon and West 4th Avenue). The event is in celebration of National Night Out, when neighborhoods across the nation host events to promote involvement in crime-prevention activities, police-community partnerships and neighborhood […]

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Development Updates – U.S. Trotting Association & Harrison Park Townhomes

Harrison West is getting closer and closer to having two new developments. The development team from Snyder Barker who is redeveloping the U.S Trotting Association site at 750 Michigan Avenue, is close to closing on the property and should begin construction shortly thereafter. The exact timeline is not currently known, but we are hearing “in the […]

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Parking Restrictions & Street Closures for Red, White & Boom 2014

To ease the flow of heavy vehicle traffic, parking restrictions will be in place on numerous downtown streets before, during and immediately after Red, White & Boom. Most parking restrictions will go into effect at 6 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, to allow motorists to park conveniently near downtown restaurants and other businesses on the […]

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31st Annual Doo Dah Parade

The 31st Annual Doo Dah Parade returns to the Short North this July 4th, 2014. The annual parade of grounded super heroes, political debacles, off the wall mischiefs, homegrown satirists, and other bohemian frolickers winds through the Short North neighborhood. Residents are also invited to march in the parade. Satire the weather, satire yourself, satire […]

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2014 Goodale Park Music Series Lineup

The 6th annual Goodale Park Music Series will take place at the Goodale Park gazebo this summer. All shows run from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. The lineup features these Columbus performing acts: July 13: Colin Gawel and the Lonely Bones [colingawel.com] July 27: Hebdo [hebdomusic.com] August 3: The Apes [theapesmusic.bandcamp.com] August 10: New Basics Brass […]

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UIRF Priority List Ready for Society Approval

UIRF Priority List Ready for Society Approval

The Urban Infrastructure Recovery Fund has responded to the project proposal list presented by the Harrison West Society in March, providing us with a list of eligible projects for our final approval. The eligible list, which includes such popular items as decorative lighting and a canoe/kayak portage, will be presented to the society at our […]

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Volunteers Clear a New River View

by Matthew Williams Wander on down to the south end of Harrison Park. Go on. You’ll like what you see. On Saturday, May 31, a group of four city workers and six volunteers sweated through the removal of the last bit of old-growth honeysuckle along the east bank of the Olentangy River adjacent to Harrison […]

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Art Walks & Landmark Talks Return for 2014

Columbus Landmarks is once again joining forces with Columbus Public Health to offer 32 free guided “Art Walks & Landmark Talks” this summer and fall including one in the Harrison West area on Monday, August 11th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. beginning at St. Francis Church (386 Buttles Ave.). The free, one-hour walking tours are made possible […]

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Free Concert: Quartet for the End of Time June 4 at the Garden Theater

The Johnstone Fund for New Music will present Olivier Messiaen’s Quatuor pour la fin du Temps (Quartet for the End of Time) on Wednesday, June 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Green Room of the Garden Theater. This performance is part of the “New Music Salon at Short North Stage” free concert series, crafted under […]

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