A pair of farmhands load hay bales onto a wagon pulled behind Kevin Scott’s tractor at a field on North West Street where developers are planning to build office buildings and apartments after the planning commission and city council approve a design that meets zoning and density requirements. My Final Photo for June 23, 2019.
Two teams of men compete in a tug-of-war competition near the pavilion at Alum Creek Park North where they held a picnic for their temple. My Final Photo for June 22, 2019.
A crowd gathers on the green in front of city hall for Friday night movies on the first night of summer. My Final Photo for June 21, 2019.
A concrete crew supervisor checks the depth below the gutters of Spring Road as the crew prepares to add a concrete and gravel underlay before laying a level of asphalt to complete a section of the street near Schrock. My Final Photo for June 19, 2019.
Three heirloom tomatoes sit on a red gingham tabletop at the Wednesday Market in Uptown Westerville where the first of the season tomatoes were all heirloom and didn’t last very long before being placed in a shopper’s bag. My Final Photo for June 19, 2019.
Construction workers pump concrete for the second of four underground holding tanks on Spring Road that are designed to help manage heavy stormwater runoff. My Final Photo for June 18, 2019.
A juvenile Cooper’s Hawk straddles a dried weed stalk on the edge of the unplowed field at the Braun Farm adjacent to construction for a senior living facility nearing completion. My Final Photo for June 17, 2019.
A three-year-old girl holds a juvenile toad found along the trail at the wetlands in Highlands Park Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for June 16, 2019.
A white egret launches into flight after feeding in the slow-moving waters of Highlands Park wetlands. My Final Photo for June 15, 2019.
A Metro Parks helper guides a canoe into a slip at the lake in Sharon Woods Metro Park where parkgoers were invited to paddle around the lake. My Final Photo for June 14, 2019.
A skateboarder thrusts himself down West Main Street against a strong afternoon wind. My Final Photo for June 14, 2019.
A pipeline crew worker pulls away a manhole cover at State and College to unjam a camera lodged in a sewer line during inspection before the company begins boring for a new Columbia Gas pipeline beneath State Street. My Final Photo for June 12, 2019.
Carpenters and ironworkers build sections of the roof and an entrance for First Watch restaurant being built at Huber Village Blvd. and State Street replacing an office building that was torn down about five years ago. My Final Photo for June 11, 2019.
A young buck sits quietly after eating in a field of grasses on the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for June 10, 2019.
Family and friends gather in a large arc at the top edge of the Alum Creek Amphitheater to listen to The Reaganomics in the opening concert of the Summer Concert Series at the park. My Final Photo for June 9, 2019.
The overnight asphalt paving crew clears North State Street of the last pile of detritus left after completing the milling and repaving of the road from Hoff Rd. to Broadway. My Final Photo for June 8, 2019.
Farmer Kevin Scott attaches a bush hog to his tractor as he prepares to cut the grass around the Sharp Home and hay field on Africa Road. My Final Photo for June 7, 2019.
A mason puts in place the first brick to begin repairs to the side of the Cockerell Building on West College after roof repairs revealed loose and damaged bricks. My Final Photo for June 6, 2019.
A concrete storm drain baffle is lowered into place on Spring Road as contractors near completion of the first of four underground temporary storage systems designed to regulate heavy runoff along Spring. My Final Photo for June 5, 2019.
An earth compactor rolls over a section of land at Polaris Parkway and Meridian Way preparing it for construction of a drive-thru restaurant and a dine-in restaurant. My Final Photo for June 4, 2019.
The construction crew works to complete repairs of the support and roofing at the base of the cupola at city hall after replacing it over the weekend at the end of the second phase of the project. My Final Photo for June 3, 2019.