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Holiday Party!

December meeting? Nah. Let’s Party! In lieu of our regular monthly meeting, please join the Harrison West Society and your neighbors for our 2016 holiday party in the Zeno’s basement on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:00 p.m. One free drink (beer, wine, or well liquor) for each society member and appetizers will be provided courtesy of our […]

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Construction on West 3rd Avenue to Begin (Finally!)

The city of Columbus is continuing its initiative to improve the public infrastructure on West 3rd Avenue between Olentangy River Road and Edgehill Road. The project will facilitate traffic flow, improve safety and provide pedestrian and bicyclist accommodations. Construction on the final phase will begin Nov. 28, 2016, and end in autumn 2017, subject to weather conditions. […]

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Santa Speedo Dash

Santa Speedo Dash

The Santa Speedo Dash will pass through Harrison West along the Olentangy Recreation Trail on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The race begins at McFerson Commons at 12 noon and follows the course shown in the attached map. The race ends by 1 p.m. Participation is not expected to exceed 400.

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Seeking Nominations—2016 Neighbor of the Year

Seeking Nominations—2016 Neighbor of the Year

The Harrison West neighborhood is a place full of inspirational individuals. For the fifth year, the Harrison West Society wishes to recognize the contributions of our vital community leaders. The Harrison West Neighbor of the Year Award will be awarded to a person who has demonstrated extraordinary involvement in the community and inspires others to […]

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Hot Chocolate Run

Hot Chocolate Run

The Hot Chocolate Run 15k will pass through Harrison West along West 5th Avenue on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The race begins at Northbank Park at 7:30 a.m. and follows the course shown in the attached map. Mile 7 runs through Harrison West, so expect West 5th Avenue to be closed from 7:30 until 10:50 a.m. between Olentangy River Road and Neil Avenue. The […]

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon will pass through Harrison West along West 3rd and West 5th Avenues and along Perry Street on Sunday October 16, 2016. The race begins at Northbank Park at 7:30 a.m. and follows the course shown in the attached map. Mile 24 runs through Harrison West, so expect delays late in the race. The race ends by 2 p.m. Participants last […]

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Wendy’s Frosty 5k

The Wendy’s Frosty 5K will pass through Harrison West along Olentangy River Road on Sunday July 31, 2016. The race begins at Huntington Park at 8:30am and follows the course shown in the attached map. The race ends by 9:30am. Estimated attendance 500.

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Harrison West Jazz Stage Returns for Fourth Season This September

Columbus, Ohio – The Harrison West Jazz Stage again welcomes the finest in local jazz talent for four weeks starting Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Harrison Park Gazebo. Kicking off the series is local big band legend Vaughn Wiester playing the swinging sounds of 1950s jazz legends like Stan Kenton and Woody Herman. Among Wiesters’ musical credits […]

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No Parking (on the Dance Floor?)

On June 14, 2016, the city re-installed No Parking signs on the east side of Michigan Avenue. As some members have noted, the amount of parking on Michigan from Goodale Street to Buttles Avenue has increased significantly since the opening of the Trotter’s Gate community. The combination of a constricted roadway and continued large truck traffic […]

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