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A Portage of Our Own

Pull out those kayaks! Dust off those canoes! The newest portage on Columbus’s Olentangy Water Trail is officially open, and it’s right here in Harrison West. The city has some minor finishing touches to add—installing a sign, making sure the plantings survive, and so on—but the West Second Avenue boat portage opened for business on […]

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Jaeger Run for Pride to Pass through Harrison West

The Jaeger Run for Pride 5K will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016 during the Columbus Pride Festival. The race will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Goodale Park and follow a route through Harrison West. The race is expected to end by 8:00 p.m. Attendance is estimated at 200 participants. Note that this is an evening run. Please plan accordingly.

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Short North Yard Sale 2016

The Short North Civic Association will host this year’s Short North Yard Sale on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The day-long treasure hunt takes place in the neighborhoods in and around the Short North, including Victorian Village, Harrison West, Italian Village, Dennison Place and The Circles. More than 180 homes participated in last […]

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Open House – Pearl Street, Eden Alley and Public Parking

You are cordially invited to an open house for the community on the Pearl Street, Eden Alley and Public Parking Improvements April 26, 2016, 5 – 7 p.m. Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph Hotel 620 North High Street Short North The city of Columbus departments of Development and Public Service are collaborating to make improvements to the […]

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Show a Little Library Some Love

Strongwater, 4th Street Farms and Bonga Media Group are partnering to raise $2000 for the construction of a Little Library in the Weinland Park area. See the flyer for details.        

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2016 Columbus 10K Coming to a Street Near You!

2016 Columbus 10K Coming to a Street Near You!

The 2016 Columbus 10K runs through Harrison West on Sunday, June 5, 2016. The race starts at 8:00 a.m., and runners will be on West 1st Avenue from around 8:10 to 8:59 a.m. Runners will proceed north on Perry Street from 8:14 to 9:02 a.m. then west on West 3rd Avenue from 8:15 to 9:07 a.m. All […]

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Earth Day Litter Cleanup

Earth Day is Friday, April 22, 2016. To celebrate, Earth Day Columbus is encouraging residents to get out and help nurse our sick planet back to health. The Harrison West Society Parks and Green Spaces Committee will once again sponsor an event. This year, we’re looking for 40 volunteers to pick up litter along the Olentangy […]

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Updates from the HWS Parks and Green Space Committee

As spring takes over from a mild winter, the Harrison West Society Parks and Green Space Committee has begun planning this year’s schedule and watching for some of our long-awaited projects to begin to bear fruit. As in past years, we will hold park workdays on the last Saturdays and the Wednesdays before the last […]

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Harrison West Society Executive Committee Nominations Are Open

Harrison West Society Executive Committee Nominations Are Open

Are you interested in being part of the Harrison West Society Executive Committee? The society will hold annual elections on May 18, 2016 and will be accepting nominations for president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. Society members may submit a nomination at in person at our April 20, 2016 meeting or at any time electronically. If you would like to […]

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