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Harrison West

Established at the turn of the 20th Century and added to the Register of Historic Places in 1975, Harrison West features brick streets and housing built by craftsmen for workers in nearby factories. The neighborhood is bordered by Victorian Village and the Olentangy River, and is home to several parks and works of public art.

Dick’s Dive to Open Inside Zeno’s Basement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Dick’s Dive to Open Inside Zeno’s Basement

Thirty-four year old Zeno’s will see a number of changes this year.  The Harrison West bar will add an outdoor seating area, and a second bar will open inside of their basement event space.  Named Dick’s Dive, the lower level bar pays homage to Richard “Dick” Allen, Zeno’s founder and prolific Columbus bar owner, who […]

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Olentangy Trail Updates: Detour, Widening and Bridge Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren Olentangy Trail Updates: Detour, Widening and Bridge Plans

A portion of the Olentangy Trail will be closed from May 13 to July 12 as construction work ramps up on Founders Park, the 20-acre development on former Battelle parking lots in Harrison West. The trail will be closed between West Fifth and West Third Avenues, where users will be detoured east to a separated […]

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Harrison West Jazz Stage series: New Basics Brass Band

Anne Evans Anne Evans Harrison West Jazz Stage series: New Basics Brass Band

The Harrison West Jazz Stage returns for its sixth season September 9 – September 30 at the Harrison Park Gazebo. Presented by Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Harrison West Society, this series of FREE concerts features local jazz musicians and showcases a wide range of jazz styles over the four concert series. Concerts take […]

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Battelle Development Now Called Founders Park, Could Break Ground Before Year’s End

Brent Warren Brent Warren Battelle Development Now Called Founders Park, Could Break Ground Before Year’s End

The 20-acre development planned for Battelle parking lots in Harrison West has a new name, a revised site plan, and a chance to break ground before the end of the year. Now called Founders Park, the latest tweaks to the layout and programming of the development were presented to the Harrison West Society earlier this […]

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Harrison West Jazz Stage series: The Shawn “Thunder” Wallace Quartet

Anne Evans Anne Evans Harrison West Jazz Stage series: The Shawn “Thunder” Wallace Quartet

The Harrison West Jazz Stage returns for its sixth season September 9 – September 30 at the Harrison Park Gazebo. Presented by Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Harrison West Society, this series of FREE concerts features local jazz musicians and showcases a wide range of jazz styles over the four concert series. Concerts take […]

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Harrison West Jazz Stage series: Flippo

Anne Evans Anne Evans Harrison West Jazz Stage series: Flippo

The Harrison West Jazz Stage returns for its sixth season September 9 – September 30 at the Harrison Park Gazebo. Presented by Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Harrison West Society, this series of FREE concerts features local jazz musicians and showcases a wide range of jazz styles over the four concert series. Concerts take […]

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Harrison West Jazz Stage series: Birdshack

Anne Evans Anne Evans Harrison West Jazz Stage series: Birdshack

The Harrison West Jazz Stage returns for its sixth season September 9 – September 30 at the Harrison Park Gazebo. Presented by Jazz Arts Group in partnership with Harrison West Society, this series of FREE concerts features local jazz musicians and showcases a wide range of jazz styles over the four concert series. Concerts take […]

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