Wheeler Park Set to Reopen on June 1st

On Monday, June 1st 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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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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short north yard sale 2015

Short North Yard Sale 2015

The Short North Civic Association will host this year’s Short North Yard Sale on Saturday, June 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The daylong 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 150 homes participated […]

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Rhythm on the “Scioto” River This Summer

Featuring everything from bluegrass to blues to ballet and more, the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is excited to announce the 2015 Scioto Mile summer programming schedule. These free outdoor performances take place on Friday evenings throughout the summer at the Bicentennial Park Performing Arts Pavilion, a state-of-the-art venue with architecture that reflects the design […]

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Want a Fire Pit? You’ll Need an App(lication) for That

With warmer days and cool nights this spring, many neighborhood residents are enjoying the outdoors cozying up next to their fire pits. While most residential fire pits are approved to use, any open burning within the city of Columbus requires a permit and must be approved by the Division of Fire. Residents wishing to use a fire […]

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May is Street Sweeping Month in Harrison West

May is Street Sweeping Month in Harrison West

This is a friendly reminder to all Harrison West residents that May is street sweeping month. Street sweeping will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12th and 13th respectively, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Be sure to check your street signs for sweeping days on the appropriate side of the street. Please spread […]

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Jaeger Run for Pride 5K – June 19th, 2015

Below is a map of the upcoming Jaeger Run for Pride 5K to be held on Friday, 6/19/15. The race is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. at Goodale Park and follow the attached route which runs through Harrison West. The race will end by 9:00 p.m. Estimated attendance is 200.  

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CoGo Bike Share Reviewing Harrison West Locations

The popular bike sharing program, CoGo, is considering locations in Harrison West for their next bike station. CoGo currently has 30 stations and 300 bikes serving mainly downtown and bordering neighborhoods in Columbus. Kristen Edwards, a marketing specialist with Columbus CoGo, presented information about the planned expansion into our neighborhood, which is tentatively scheduled for […]

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This Year, July Ends with a Bang!

This Year, July Ends with a Bang!

by Matthew Williams Sure, Columbus rings July in with Red, White and BOOM! But this year, July is going to end with a bang, too. On Saturday, July 25, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Harrison Park Condos Community Center, the Harrison West Society, in partnership with the Columbus Public Art Program, will kick off open […]

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