Green Living

Reserve Your Plot in the OTENA Community Garden

Reserve Your Plot in the OTENA Community Garden

The Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association Community Garden has a limited number of  garden plots available (corner of Oak and Garfield streets) on a first come, first served basis. They are free to OTENA members. Please email [...]

Building Green

Building Green

Most Olde Town residents are well-acquainted with the challenges and rewards of living in a home of 100 years or more, and rehabbing is often the subject of conversation when a group of OTE folks gather.  [...]

The Near East Side Cooperative Market Has A New Home!

The Near East Side Cooperative Market Has A New Home!

The Near East Side Cooperative Market will be opening their much anticipated brick and mortar store on May 11th. The Co Op is setting up shop at 1117 Oak St., in the front portion of Oak [...]

Kick Butt Columbus 2013 – March 23 at 8:30am (Wolfe Park)

Kick Butt Columbus 2013 – March 23 at 8:30am (Wolfe Park)

Did you know that cigarette butts are the most littered item in American?  Research shows that individuals who would never consider littering a piece of paper; an aluminum can; or other items may be littering cigarette [...]

Earth Day 2012 Cleanups in Olde Towne East

Earth Day 2012 Cleanups in Olde Towne East

For Columbus’ bicentennial year, Green Columbus is planning its best Earth Day event yet, with more volunteer opportunities and the first ever downtown Columbus celebration. [...]

Reserve Your Plot in the OTENA Community Garden

Reserve Your Plot in the OTENA Community Garden

The Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association Community Garden is in the final stages of renovations by F & W Properties. The garden plots have been reconfigured to allow for easier mowing and maintenance. The garden will [...]

Renovations Begin at OTENA Community Garden

Renovations Begin at OTENA Community Garden

Renovations are underway on the Olde Towne East Community Garden at the corner of Oak and Garfield, with the help of a generous donation of services from F&W Properties. [...]

Be Green in OTE

Be Green in OTE

The OTENA Green Committee has compiled a list of resources to help you begin the process of implementing earth-friendly and energy-efficient practices in your everyday life. [...]

Near East Side Farmers Markets

Near East Side Farmers Markets

Two local farmer’s markets serve residents of the Near East Side throughout the summer months, Main Street Farmer’s Market and the Columbus Public Health Farmer’s Market. [...]

Green Committee – Call for Volunteers

Green Committee – Call for Volunteers

The OTENA Board of Trustees is organizing a “Green Committee,” and is asking for volunteers to join this very important group! Are you passionate about alternative transportation, local foods, or recycling? Do you have what it [...]