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National Night Out - 5XNW

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  • #1081408

    5XNW
    Participant

    The Fifth by Northwest Area Commission will be joining the ranks of the University Area Commission, Clintonville Area Commission, Northland Community Council, and many other neighborhood associations in celebrating the fabric of our neighborhood on Tuesday, Aug. 4th from 630-8pm at our regular meeting space at St. Luke’s UMC 1150 W. Fifth Avenue and you are invited to attend/participate/share your food truck-fare, speak, set-up a booth to show off your local artwork/restaurant fare, etc.

    We feel that we have much to celebrate in our neighborhood – as one of the most liveable, vibrant, walkable, developing, exciting, and diverse areas of Columbus City! Please mark your calendars to attend the event – which is open to all who live, work and play in our neighborhood: Olentangy River Rd. to Third Avenue, Wyandotte Rd. to Kinnear! We have just finished a traffic planning session with an Urban Planner for our area of town, as well are in the process of approving zoning for several new restaurants in the town (with slight modifications!): Sweet Carrot/formerly Rife’s Market, and another replacement for Graffiti Burger (soon to come!)… Please join us to hear more about this, as well as hear two candidates for Columbus City Council – one Republican/one Democrat speak!

    If you would like to exhibit or just have questions about the event, please TEXT: 614-702-8706 or post to this blog. We look forward to meeting you at the “Neighborhood Open House” in the Community Fellowship Hall of St. Luke’s in the heart of 5XNW on W. Fifth Ave. Thanks! Becky Obester, Chairperson & Founder of 5XNW, http://www.fifthbynorthwest.org

    #1081547

    5XNW
    Participant

    For more information about National Night Out – as it is celebrated nationwide, what it is all about “Neighborhood Safety” and to gather ideas about some of the types of activities that we will be coordinating please check out http://www.natw.org.

    We are currently working to have food trucks, games, local retails, speakers, etc. on site on the day of NNO in 5XNW for all who live, work & play in the fifthbynorthwest.org neighborhood! Hope to see you there, should be a great event!

    #1081569
    rus
    rus
    Participant

    and another replacement for Graffiti Burger (soon to come!)

    About time.

    #1081573

    OneBagTravel
    Participant

    I saw that they’re going to town on the Graffiti building. Exterior is getting some major work.

    #1081672

    ricospaz
    Participant

    It’s going to be a Press Grill!

    #1081696
    Gus W
    Gus W
    Participant

    It’s going to be a Press Grill!

    I hope not.

    #1082189

    5XNW
    Participant

    More information on National Night out in 5XNW – Aug. 4th 630-830pm at 1150 W. Fifth Ave:

    The Fifth by Northwest Area Commission
    National Night Out
    Community Celebration
    Tues., Aug. 4th 6:30 – 8:30 pm @ St. Luke’s UMC stlukeson5th.org
    1150 W. Fifth Ave. Columbus, OH 43212
    fifthbynorthwest.org
    facebook.com/wearefifthbynorthwest

    Join us & your neighbors in a nationally recognized event organized by the 5XNW Area Commission
    Help celebrate community pride!

    Event Highlights

    • Participate in a neighborhood bike ride as a part of our community-building festival to promote & build camaraderie. Equip family members of all ages with the knowledge of experienced riders on how to ride safely in a growing urban environment – compliments of YayBikes! yaybikes.com

    • Meet new friends & chow down on delicious fare available from a variety of unique food trucks & established local eateries.

    • Learn about National Night Out (NNO) – visit NNO’s Web site at natw.org/about.
    The goal of this event is to further strengthen the relationship between residents, local organizations & law enforcement in order to foster a true sense of shared community.

    • Consider opinions of Republican & Democratic candidates for Columbus City Council who will be presenting their visions of how to make the City as a whole & our neighborhood in particular a role model for leading growth & opportunity.

    • Share your vision with representatives & fellow residents on how we can best collectively guide growth within 5XNW to make great even better through an open exchange of ideas!

    Questions? Want to Participate?

    If you live, play, own a business or visit the 5XNW neighborhood, this event is for you!
    Together, we continue to make this happen!

    Please reach out to us by emailing the 5XNW Area Commission @ [email protected].

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    #1082228

    5XNW
    Participant

    Yep Graffiti burger is going to be a press grill! And, the developer putting in the apartments behind Kroger’s is going to do a pocket park/dog park on Chambers where the old gardening center used to be! We asked to do this as a part of his development plan – and feel that it will be an exciting addition to the neighborhood to have additional green space & our first official dog park! We are talking about the Grandview Village apartments off of Chambers & Chesapeake to the West of Krogers… Woo hoo! :)

    #1082237
    Gus W
    Gus W
    Participant

    So it’s actually going to be another Press Grill, or is it another concept run by the same owners? Not sure why there needs to be two Press Grills so close to each other.

    #1083112

    5XNW
    Participant

    They (Press Grill) are going to do a different menu and design for their restaurant in 5XNW than their place in the Short North.

    #1083193

    5XNW
    Participant

    The event details are coming together we have a local artist, two bakers (one for pets and one for people), a food truck, possibly the Press Grill, a developer who is putting in a green space and other neighborhood improvements, maybe some recycling folks, a dance troupe, possibly a bank/credit union – and more coming! We are talking to Yahbikes! about a neighborhood bike ride… all local and part of the fabric of what makes 5XNW a truly vibrant, diverse, growing, and dynamic neighborhood to live in! Should be a great event… more details to come! Bring yourselves, your neighbors, mark your calendars for Tuesday August 4th from 630-830pm at St. Luke’s UMC, 1150 W. Fifth Avenue – inside & out! Look for the signs lining W. Fifth Avenue leading up to the event… get a window cling that has the 5XNW logo & more… lots of fun activities that night celebrating what a safe, accessible, and neighborly area of Columbus it is!

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    #1083806

    5XNW
    Participant

    Join us for our “Grandview North of Third” The Fifth by Northwest Area Commission meeting this evening at 1150 W. Fifth Ave. @ St. Luke’s UMC on Fifth – 7pm tonight 7/7/15. We will be talking about the new Press Grill going in where Graffiti Burger previously was, the Extended Stay Hotel going in on Kenny Rd., and our upcoming National Night Out celebration for next month @ the same spot with food trucks, contests, speakers & a neighborhood bike ride! Hope to see you either tonight 7/7 or a month from now on 8/4 – the first Tues. of the month at 1150 W. Fifth Ave.

    Confirmed additions to National Night Out – Aug. 4th – 630-830pm @ 1150 W. Fifth Avenue:
    – Love Bug Food Truck
    – Cozy Coe’s Kitchens
    – Ugly Dog Cookie Company
    – Katie McCartney Photography – Art Display
    – YayBikes! Bike Ride
    – Green space presentation relating to Chambers Rd. development
    – Michael Stinzino/John Rush – Candidates for Columbus City Council, and
    – Wright Patt Credit Union – Contest & giveways

    So, join us TONIGHT for our regular meeting or the next first Tuesday of the month for our special event! To learn more about National Night Out, please visit http://www.natw.org/about

    P.S. We are in the process of organizing the First Responder component of the event – just got off the phone with the Columbus City Fire Chief!

    #1083813

    OneBagTravel
    Participant

    Added the event to my calendar.

    #1084601

    5XNW
    Participant

    Looks like the Recycling Band & the Friends of the Olentangy are in!

    #1085296

    5XNW
    Participant

    Other additions include:
    -WOSU (possibly) – Reviewing their Tri-Village Columbus Neighborhoods segment
    -Stinziano & Rush – Running for Columbus City Council
    -Habeebas – Performance
    -YayBikes! – Tour of 5XNW green-space in development + Press Grill
    -Press Grill samples
    -Love Bug food truck
    -First Responders
    -Ugly Dog Treats
    -Coe’s Cozy Kitchen People Treats
    -Local Artists
    -The Recycling Band & Friends of the Olentangy/Scioto River
    -City Liaison(s)

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