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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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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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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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