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Harrison strives to live up to its town motto of “It’s Great to Live in Harrison,” by offering residents a desirable combination of rural openness and suburban charm. The town’s unique mix consists of preserved woodlands and wetlands as well as scenic roads and abundant recreational opportunities. It is also home to both Manhattanville College and Purchase College as well as several corporate headquarters along what’s known as Westchester’s “Platinum Mile.” Halstead and Harrison Avenues serve as the heart of the village, offering shopping and dining options.

Here are some of the best things to eat, buy, see, and do in Harrison and Purchase:


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Café Deux
307 Halstead Ave, Harrison

Start with coffee and stay until cocktails at this all-day café located across from the Metro-North train station. It offers gourmet coffee, freshly baked pastries, and savory breakfast, lunch, and dinner options in a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. The menu of French-inspired reimagined American comfort food features quality ingredients and thoughtful preparation.

The Meadows Social Kitchen and Bar
123 North St, Harrison

Located within the Harrison Meadows Country Club but open to the public, The Meadows Social Kitchen and Bar offers an elegant ambiance and innovative cuisine inspired by seasonal ingredients from the Hudson Valley. Go for artisanal cocktails and creative dishes in the evening or try the Sunday brunch at this cashless town favorite.


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My Lucky Penny
217 Harrison Ave, Harrison

Vibrant, fun, and colorful, this shop for baby and kids apparel is known for its high-quality, stylish, and affordable options—everything from play clothes to swimwear to layette and party dresses. The store stocks popular brands like Rock Candy, Love Junkie, and Mish Mish and also hosts events including Shop & Sip events for moms.


Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens
700 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase

Located on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters, The Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens (named after the former PepsiCo CEO), showcases a collection of sculptures from renowned artists in a natural environment that includes serene ponds and rolling lawns. Take a stroll through the gardens (open from April through November) and spot works by Alexander Calder and Henry Moore, among others.

Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase

The Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College presents a diverse range of contemporary art exhibitions and educational programs in a landmark building designed by Philip Johnson. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the museum offers thought-provoking collections and dynamic events with works from iconic artists including Willem de Kooning, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Jackson Pollock.


Boundless Adventures
735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase

Nestled in the trees, this exhilarating aerial adventure park features obstacle courses, zip lines, and climbing challenges suitable for all skill levels. There’s also Glow in the Park night climbing, enhanced with music, colored lights, and smoke machines. Parties, school trips, and corporate outings are also available.

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