Vote! Vote! Vote!

by Matthew Williams Art lovers and amateur chefs were out in force on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 6 until 9 p.m. to welcome and feed Jon Barlow Hudson, Todd Kime and Xan Palay, the three finalists in the Harrison Park Art Competition. Each artist spoke for 10 to 20 minutes explaining his or her […]

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National Night Out Harrison West 2015

The Harrison West Society in partnership with the Short North Civic Association will host a neighborhood-wide social event on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 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 […]

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Free Concert to be Performed in Complete Darkness

The Johnstone Fund for New Music, in partnership with the VIVO Music Festival, will present a free contemporary classical music concert of Georg Friedrich Haas’s String Quartet #3 “In iij. Noct” called “In The Dark” on Saturday, August 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Green Room of the Garden Theater. The performance is part of […]

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Potluck for Art

Potluck for Art

Been hankering to make picnic food? Had an itch to see some new public art? Well we’ve got a deal for you! The Harrison West Society and the Columbus Public Art Program will host a potluck to kick off community voting for a new, $90,000 sculpture in Harrison Park. Zeno’s and Katalina’s will donate pizza and pancake balls […]

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batelle green space

Battelle to Seek Buyers for Land Owned in Harrison West

The land owned by Battelle in our neighborhood may look different in a few years. Battelle has informed the Harrison West Society that they plan to seek proposals for the development of their Harrison West property, which includes the parcels bounded by West 5th and West 3rd Avenues on the north and south and by Perry Street and the Olentangy River […]

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doo dah parade

32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade

The 32nd Annual Doo Dah Parade returns to the Short North this July 4th, 2015. 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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COTA Proposing Changes to Harrison West Route

The Central Ohio Transit Authority, COTA, is proposing adjustments to bus line #3 which currently cuts through many portions of the Harrison West neighborhood. COTA is proposing to remove service from West Third, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West First, Harrison, Buttles and Neil Avenues. However, service on Neil Avenue will still be available on lines #7 and […]

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Wheeler Park Set to Reopen on June 1st

On Monday, June 1, 2015, the city of Columbus Recreation and Parks Department will be opening one section of Wheeler Park for dogs and their owners to use. The opposite area will remain closed to give ample time for the lawn to establish. The plan is rotate the two areas every month; so in July […]

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HW Survey Word Cloud

Harrison West Neighbor Survey Results Are In

A HUGE thanks to all the neighbors that took our survey earlier this year. The purpose of the survey was for the society to gather feedback from our residents that would help us prepare for the years ahead. Questions focused on the things that our neighbors love best about our neighborhood and what they would […]

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