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community (coterminous town-village) in Westchester County, New York

Harrison is a city in Westchester County, New York.

Get inEdit

Harrison is located in Westchester County and bordered by White Plains, Rye town, Rye city and Mamaroneck. The New England Thruway (I-95) runs through the town (without any interchanges) as well as the Cross Westchester Expressway and the Hutchinson River Parkway. In addition, I-684 passes through Harrison and ends at the Cross Westchester Expressway and the Hutchinson Parkway.

By planeEdit

Airports closest to Harrison, NY are JFK and LaGuardia. If you are flying in from somewhere local such as Florida, you can fly into Westchester Airport. One can also fly into Newark Airport but it is the farthest of the four.

By carEdit

When coming from the North on i95, exit 19 and when coming from the South on i95, exit 21.

Get aroundEdit

You can walk around the town of Harrison. The most common way to get around is by car but there are taxi services available. Children often ride bicycles. There are various parking lots throughout the town and street parking.

SeeEdit

DoEdit

BuyEdit

There are many shops in the town of Harrison. If you are looking for clothing stores, the town of Rye has many and is about a 5-minute drive.

Harrison- Dunkin Donuts, Gold Rush Jewelers, Harrison Smoke Shop, Verizon

Rye- Victoria's Secret, Starbucks, Havana Jeans, Longford's Ice Cream, Shoes N More, Rhythm in Rye

EatEdit

Breakfast: Harrison has some wonderful restaurants. Stay away from the Harrison Bagel Shop because there have been cockroach sightings!

  • TNT, 244 Harrison Ave, +1 914-835-9873. daily from 7AM-4PM. If you are looking for a breakfast/ lunch place, TNT is a cozy space with a traditional diner-style counter and bar stools, and a small area in the back with a few chairs and tables. The diner offers cereals, eggs, toast, home fries, bacon and other breakfast staples. The friendly owners and waitstaff has garnered the restaurant a loyal customer base. With its reasonable prices, customers can snag lunch for under $5 and lunch for under $10.
  • Sophia's Pizza, 212 Harrison Ave, +1 914 835-2862.
  • Pizza 2000, 337 Halstead Ave, +1 914 835-8000.
  • ReAldos, 125 Halstead Ave, +1 914 835-5280.
  • Amici's Deli, 127 Halstead Ave, +1 914 835-0976. Located next door to ReAldos Pizza
  • Taku, 371 Halstead Ave, +1 914 835-2424. Chinese.
  • Mount Fuji, 216 Harrison Ave, +1 914 835-6868. Japanese.
  • Trattoria Vivolo, 301 Halstead Ave, +1 914 835-6199. Hidden gem in the heart of Harrison, located in an old cable car. If you are looking for an authentic, Italian dining experience, look no further

DrinkEdit

  • Trinity Bar and Grill, 7 Purdy St, +1 914 835-5920. Casual jeans and sneaker attire. Lots of locals.
  • Uncle Henry's, 309 Halstead Ave, +1 914 835-0804. Casual jeans and sneaker attire. Lots of locals.
  • Anthony's Bar & Grill, 237 Harrison Ave, +1 914 630-0760. Casual jeans and sneaker attire. Lots of locals.

SleepEdit

There are no hotels in Harrison but there are hotels in the surrounding towns such as White Plains, Port Chester, New Rochelle, and Mamaroneck.

Go nextEdit

  • New York City is about a 35-minute drive from Harrison or about a 50-minute train ride. The Harrison train station goes to New York City on the New Haven line.
  • White Plains – about a 20-minute drive from Harrison
  • Rye Brook
  • Rye – Rye Playland features rides, beach and boardwalk, swimming pool, miniature golf, and ice skating
Routes through Harrison
New HavenPurchase  N   S  ScarsdaleNew York City
ENDWhite Plains  N   S  MamaroneckEND


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