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  • Westchester D E S T I N A T I O N G U I D E 2 0 1 2 www. westchestertourism .comWhite Plains, NYPERMIT NO. 564 PAIDU.S. POSTAGE PRSRT STD T H E O F F I C I A L T R AV E L & M E E T I N G G U I D E TO W E S TC H E S T E R C O U N T Y, N EW Y O R K
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  • GET YOUR ARTS HERE Photography by Lynda Shenkman CurtisARTSWESTCHESTER CARAMOOR COPLAND HOUSE31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah Cortlandt Manor914-428-4220 | www.artsw.org 914-232-5035 | www.caramoor.org 914-788-4659 I www.coplandhouse.orgVisit us at our landmark building, a beacon in Located on a unique 90-acre setting of Italianate America’s musical past and future meet atdowntown White Plains, that houses a gallery architecture and beautiful gardens, Caramoor Copland House! Come to our acclaimed concertand performance space, artist studios, creative is renowned for its Summer International Music series at Mount Kisco’s majestic Meresteadbusinesses, and our office. Come see exciting Festival. It enriches the lives of audiences through estate. Visit Copland’s National Historic Landmarkexhibitions and live performances, or take an innovative musical performances. Its mission also home in Cortlandt Manor. Share our innovativearchitectural tour. includes mentoring young professional musicians educational programs with kids and families in and providing educational programs for children. schools and communities throughout the region.HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY HUDSON VALLEY CENTER JACOB BURNS FILM CENTERKykuit, the Rockefeller Estate (Sleepy Hollow)Washington Irving’s Sunnyside (Tarrytown) FOR CONTEMPORARY ART Theater: 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville Media Arts Lab: 405 Manville Rd, PleasantvillePhilipsburg Manor (Sleepy Hollow) 1701 Main Street, PeekskillUnion Church (Pocantico Hills) 914-788-0100 | www.hvcca.org A nonprofit cultural arts organization dedicated to:Van Cortlandt Manor (Croton-on-Hudson) The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary presenting the best of independent, documentary,914-631-8200 | www.hudsonvalley.org Art, located in Peekskill, NY, is dedicated to the and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy;Living history. Family entertainment. World-class development and presentation of exhibitions and and making film a vibrant part of the community.art. Memorable experiences. Spend the day public programs that enrich our understanding of The campus includes the three-screen JBFCwith us and find inspiration around every corner. contemporary art, its contexts, and its relationship Theater and the Media Arts Lab, a state-of-the-art to social issues. education center for storytellers in the digital age. Photography by Margaret FoxKATONAH MUSEUM OF ART NEUBERGER MUSEUM OF ART THE PERFORMING134 Jay Street, Katonah914-232-9555 | www.katonahmuseum.org Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase 914-251-6100 | www.neuberger.org ARTS CENTER Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 12 to 5 pm Purchase CollegeDescribed as “a work of art itself” by Hudson Valley 735 Anderson Hill Road, PurchaseMagazine, KMA has airy galleries that showcase THINK NEU: Immerse yourself in the art of our 914-251-6200 | www.artscenter.orgthe museum’s first-rate exhibitions. It also features a time. Presenting emerging artists, stunning Africansculpture garden, renowned for its exhibitions and 100 art, and luminary 20th century artists–de Kooning, Experience world-class performances -- music,year old Norwegian spruce. The Learning Center is an Hopper, O’Keeffe, Pollock, Rothko, to name a few– dance, theater, film, family programming &exhibition space that displays art from children’s books in 30,000 square feet of permanent and changing dialogue -- in our four theater complex on the exhibitions. Gift shop and café. Two for one campus of Purchase College.and offers hands-on activities for young visitors. admission with this ad.ARTSWESTCHESTER your complete arts guide www.artsw.org
  • Welcome to Westchester table ofCounty, New York ... CONTENTSThe smart choice for a Welcome To Westchester County – The Smart Choice ...................................4memorable travel experience. Seven Don’t-Miss Destinations .........6 Meet, shop, relax and enjoy the many pleasures of History & Heritage...................................8 Westchester County. Just 30 miles north of New York Arts & Culture ........................................ 10 City and surrounded by the beauty of the Hudson River Recreation & Leisure ...........................12 and Long Island Sound, Westchester is the smart choice Nature’s Bounty .................................... 20 for meetings, functions and events. Whether you’re looking for family fun, holding a Shopping .................................................. 22 conference, taking a group tour, having a company On The Town ......................................... 24 team-building experience or just want a romantic Annual Events ........................................ 30getaway, Westchester has so much to offer. The Westchester Destination Guide 2012 showcases our rich history andheritage, great arts and cultural activities, recreational and leisure opportunities MEETING & EVENT PLANNINGand provides the resources that will help you plan your visit. You will also find Meetings & Conventions ................... 32ideas on things to see and do, places to eat and stay, and activities and events Itineraries.................................................. 35you won’t want to miss. If you are planning a meeting or event, you will appreciate ideas and Groups & Tours ...................................... 35information on venues, tours and many support services. We have also 10 Reasons Whyincluded a helpful fold-out map of Westchester County on the back cover Westchester Is Yourto help you get around. For more information, please visit our website at Smart Choice .......................................... 36www.westchestertourism.com or feel free to contact Westchester County Team Building ........................................ 36Tourism & Film directly at 914-995-8500 or toll-free at 800-833-9282. Exceptional Spaces .............................. 38 We hope you enjoy the Westchester Destination Guide 2012 and find all ofthe ingredients you’ll need for creating a memorable experience. Westchester Hotels & Conference Centers .........40County is the smart choice for an experience you’ll treasure and we look Additional Accommodations..........50forward to your visit. Banquet & Dining Venues................. 52Sincerely, About Us ................................................... 53 Transportation ...................................... 54 Ad Index .................................................... 56Robert P. Astorino Map ....................................................... 56Westchester County Executive facebook.com/westchestercountytourism twitter/westchestertour COPYRIGHT © 2012 COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER TRAVEL INFORMATION Westchester County Tourism Destination Guide. All rights reserved. 150,000 copies printed in January 2012 and distributed by Westchester Westchester County Tourism & Film County Tourism, 148 Martine Avenue, Suite 104, White Plains, NY 800-833-9282 or 914-995-8500 | www.westchestertourism.com 10601, Telephone (800) 833-9282, (914) 995-8500, Fax (914) 995-8505 www.westchestertourism.com Hudson Valley Tourism Published by Suburban Publishing/Today Media Custom Communications, 800-232-4782 | www.travelhudsonvalley.com which managed design, production and advertising sales. Westchester County Parks, Recreation & Conservation The Westchester County Tourism Destination Guide (the “Destination Guide”) consists of this publication and the attached map. 914-864-PARK | www.westchestergov.com/parks The County of Westchester makes no warranty, guarantee, or promise, ArtsWestchester express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information contained in the Destination Guide. The County 914-428-4220 | www.artswestchester.org of Westchester is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Destination Guide. The County of Westchester shall not be liable Westchester County Historical Society under any circumstances for any claims or damages arising directly 914-592-4323 | www.westchesterhistory.com or indirectly from information contained in the Destination Guide. Nothing contained in the Destination Guide implies endorsements by Westchester County Archives the publisher or the County of Westchester. Everything contained in 914-231-1500 | www.westchestergov.com/wcarchives the Destination Guide is provided for informational purposes only. I LOVE NEW YORK is a registered trademark and service mark of the ON THE COVER Lyndhurst Castle photo by Christopher’s Studio New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission. www.westchestertourism.com 3
  • welcomeWelcome ToWestchester County t Six cities, 19 towns, two dozen villages and limitless possibilities. t A mighty, scenic river, sparkling sound waters and thousands of acres of fields, farms and trails. A vibrant arts scene, upscale t shopping, an innovative nightlife, challenging golf courses and historic attractions. t A wide range of luxurious lodging options, all within easy reach of New York City and the Mid-Atlantic.Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts colleges, universities and research centers. William Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. IS THERE Here, among our variety of attractions, meeting spaces and accommodations, you Imagine yourself arguing the finer points of Colonial law in the Bedford 1798 Court can be productive and still play hard, too! House. Westchester County is home to ANYTHING Although “the city” often refers to New more than 200 properties on the National York, Westchester boasts “the cities” – New Register of Historic Places, and many have WESTCHESTER Rochelle, Yonkers and especially White ties to African-American heritage and the Plains, the county’s commercial and cultural Revolutionary War. DOESN’T HAVE? hub. They each offer their own urban vibe, with culture and nightlife in abundance. For the kid in all of us, Westchester is Chic Shopping home to Playland, a Long Island Sound In White Plains, The Westchester satisfiesWestchester County is the heart of New even the most discerning fashionista, with amusement park with family-friendlyYork, with a variety of amazing destinations more than 150 upscale stores, including entertainment. At the other end of thethat includes grand Rockefeller properties, Neiman Marcus, Burberry, Gucci and Brooks county – and the energy spectrum –well-preserved 18th-century homesteads Westchester is also home to Bedford, aand picturesque farming villages that dot picturesque Colonial town set amid rollingthe countryside. Plus, our shows, fairs and estates with celebrity residents like Merylfestivals are second to none – from the Streep and Richard Gere.annual Riverfest summertime celebration Here are some big attractions you’ll enjoyshowcasing Yonkers’ redone waterfront to learning about in this Destination Guide:top productions staged throughout the yearat a variety of performing arts centers. The county offers year-round fun, but Surrounded by Historywith a serious side that lets you get down Visit the home of Thomas Paine, father ofto business. After all, Westchester is New the American Revolution, furnished withYork’s Intellectual Capital®, where a highly original 18th-century artifacts. Stroll amongeducated workforce resides and constant the gravestones in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery,inspiration comes from world-renowned the final resting place for Washington Irving, The Westchester4 www.westchestertourism.com
  • Brothers. Westchester’s Ridge Hill is a Festivals, Fairs and Funsophisticated outdoor shopping, dining andentertainment destination in Yonkers, and Westchester’s calendar is packed with DID YOU KNOW ...nearby, the Cross County Shopping Center plenty of enticing events. The Lyndhurst The prestigious Sleepy Hollowoffers favorites such as H&M, Macy’s and Crafts Fair, Yonkers Riverfest, Great Jack Country Club followed up itsVictoria’s Secret. O’Lantern Blaze and Frosty the Snowman Parade are just a few of the offerings starring role in the 2010 movie Bargains sparkle at Port Chester’s Empire throughout the year. And of course, nobody The Bounty Hunter (whichState Flea Market, featuring more than 150independent merchants, including 20 full- should miss Clearwater’s Great Hudson featured Jennifer Aniston andservice fine jewelers. Several other shopping River Revival, an annual summer treat Gerard Butler splashing into onedestinations are located within the county, inspired by the environmental efforts of folk of the golf course’s water hazards) legend Pete Seeger.and its downtowns offer boutiques, art by recently serving as the settinggalleries and specialty shops. Even the rural In the hamlet of Cortlandt Manor, beautiful ensemble music can be heard for Beyoncé’s music video, “Bestcountryside entices shoppers with antiques wafting from the rustic Copland House, Thing I Never Had.”shops, locally owned stores, artisan productsand fresh produce from roadside stands. former residence of influential composer Aaron Copland. Elsewhere, the Westchester Philharmonic and Caramoor Center for cup of hot chocolate and a good book?Water, Water Everywhere Music and the Arts enjoy an international See a hockey game, practice yourWestchester is a paddler’s paradise and reputation for high-quality classical music own skating at a public ice rink or useboater’s bliss, bordered by the Hudson and other entertainment, while the Emelin those chilly months to visit the HudsonRiver and Long Island Sound and bisected Theatre in Mamaroneck often welcomes River Museum, attend a golf expo and takeby large, scenic lakes. George’s Island and more contemporary pop and rock stars, such in a musical at the Westchester BroadwayCroton Point parks are just two of many as Aimee Mann and Commander Cody. Theatre.places providing access to the Hudson, but Throughout the county, smaller art centerssome people prefer the ambiance of the and theaters provide plenty of opportunitiespristine, 900-acre, three-mile-long Cross to enjoy quality entertainment. Stay AwhileRiver Reservoir. Whether you want to rest in a castle Along Long Island Sound, rent an umbrella Winter Wonderland on the Hudson or an ultra-modern hotel,and beach chair at Playland’s beach or cool Westchester can accommodate you.off in the pool. The city of New Rochelle is What’s a little winter when it brings with Bed and breakfasts, conference centers,home to the county’s second busiest park, it crisp starry nights, invigorating cross- luxury lodging and budget hotels provideGlen Island Park, which boasts a beautiful country ski trails, hiking, snowshoeing, ice just the right place to stay and play.crescent-shaped beach. sailing or just relaxing by a warm fire with a When it’s time to work, meeting space is plentiful, including theaters, classrooms, banquet halls and hotels with business centers and wireless Internet access. Conference centers offer a chance for team-building activities, too. The Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center, located in two 19th-century mansions on 26 acres, revolutionized the meeting industry when it opened in 1964, and today it’s still the industry-leading destination. With all of this going for it, the Smart Choice is definitely to meet, stay and play in Westchester County! To learn more, explore our website at www.westchestertourism.com Scenic View in PeekskillIN THIS GUIDE, LOOK FOR THESE SYMBOLS:African-American Garden Revolutionary WarHeritage Enjoy the horticultural highlights of “The Redcoats are coming!” A cryExplore the rich and compelling history majestic properties that surround heard as patriots fought the Britishof the African-American community, stately mansions, castles and historic in Westchester. George Washingtondating back to the 17th century. These sites. commanded the war from thedestinations recognize and celebrate Hudson Valley area, living close tocontributions made to our unique the troops that would bring ourAmerican identity. nation to independence. Sense the life of a patriot as you learn about Westchester’s important role in the founding of our country. www.westchestertourism.com 5
  • welcomeSeven Don’t-MissDestinationsCertain attractions in Westchester County are more than justacclaimed cultural institutions, important heritage sites orextraordinary settings. They offer a unique appeal that helpsto define Westchester. Here is a collection of must-seedestinations sure to delight all who visit:CARAMOOR CENTER NEUBERGER MUSEUMFOR MUSIC AND THE OF ARTARTS One of the region’s finest culturalEnjoy one of the nation’s top five resources and an integral part of SUNY Purchase, the museum Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estateoutdoor festivals. For seven weekseach summer, two outdoor theaters features Modern American art,resonate with the music of the Westchester’s only permanentworld’s finest classical, pops, opera exhibition of African art and HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY changing exhibitions. Open www.hudsonvalley.organd jazz artists. During fall and Tues.-Sun., 12-5pm. Closed Mon.spring, the entertainment moves KYKUIT, THE ROCKEFELLER interpreters lead tours of the manor and major holidays.indoors to the Music Room. The ESTATE house, gristmill, 18th-century barn,Rosen House, a Mediterranean- 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase This extraordinary landmark was slave garden and tenant farmhouse.style mansion surrounded by a 914-251-6100 home to four generations of the A museum shop and picnic area arebeautiful garden, has a collection www.neuberger.org Rockefeller family. Tour the main on site. Summer hours, 10am-5pmof Renaissance and Eastern rooms of the six-story stone house; daily except Tues.; Nov. and Dec.,decorative and fine art. HUDSON RIVER the expansive terraced gardens 10am-4pm on weekends. Closed149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah MUSEUM containing an exceptional collection Jan.-Mar. Purchase tickets online.914-232-1252 (box office), The galleries and restored period of Picasso tapestries, and the Coach Rt. 9, Sleepy Hollow914-232-5035 ext. 221 (tours) room of Glenview, a vintage Barn with classic automobiles and 914-631-3992www.caramoor.org Hudson River home, showcase horse-drawn carriages. Artists American art, history and science. include Henry Moore, Alexander VAN CORTLANDT MANOR ✪KATONAH MUSEUM The Hudson Riverama simulates Calder, Louise Nevelson and David Visit the former home of New the river with scenic designs, Smith. Tours May-Nov. daily except York’s prominent Van CortlandtOF ART Tues., departing from nearbyVisual arts are beautifully displayed interactive experiences, multi- family, and see its outstanding media technology, aquariums and Philipsburg Manor, 381 North collection of American decorativethrough an innovative exhibition Broadway. Purchase tickets online.and education programs. The a scale model. Explore outer space arts, beautiful gardens, a tenant inside Andrus Planetarium. Open Sleepy Hollow farmer’s house and a tavern. A giftacclaimed Children’s Learning 914-631-8200Center is free to families and the year-round, Wed.-Sun. 12-5pm. shop and picnic area are on site.Sculpture Garden provides refuge 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers Tours are led by costumed guides. 914-963-4550 UNION CHURCH OF Late May-early Sept., Thurs.-and visual pleasure. Also offered POCANTICO HILLSare outdoor concerts, “artful” www.hrm.org Sun. 11am-5pm. Closed Jan.-Apr. Brilliant light floods the tiny Purchase tickets online.parties, trips to other museums and sanctuary from 10 stained-glassprivate collections. Guided tours LYNDHURST South Riverside Ave., Croton-on- windows that are the work of Hudsondaily at 2:30pm. Visit Alexander Jackson Davis’s modern masters Henri Matisse134 Jay St., Katonah 1838 Gothic Revival masterpiece 914-271-8981 and Marc Chagall, commissioned914-232-9555 to marvel at the same dramatic by the Rockefeller family. Openwww.katonahmuseum.org views of the Hudson River once WASHINGTON IRVING’S Mon., Wed., Thurs. and Fri. 11am- SUNNYSIDE enjoyed by railroad baron Jay 5pm; Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 2-5pm Gould. Lyndhurst is also renowned Visit the cozy “Snuggery” ofTHE PERFORMING (unless church activities are being beloved author Washington Irving, for its outstanding collections held). Closed Jan.-Mar. PurchaseARTS CENTER and beautiful landscape. Call for a whose Legend of Sleepy HollowNow in its 35th season, the tickets online. has delighted generations of schedule of special events. Open 555 Bedford Rd., Sleepy Hollowcenter annually offers 50+ top mid-Apr.-Oct., Tues.-Sun. 10am- readers. His charming home sitsperformances of dance, classical 914-631-8200 on the banks of the Hudson amid a 4:15pm; Nov.-Apr., weekendsmusic, jazz, theater and family 10am-3:30pm. wonderfully romantic landscape. Aevents. Four theaters include an 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown PHILIPSBURG MANOR ✪ gift shop and picnic area are on site.experimental black box theater. A 914-631-4481 This late 17th-/early 18th-century Tours are led by costumed guides.café is on site, with a Starbucks www.lyndhurst.org milling, farming and trading Summer hours, 10am-5pm, closedlocated on campus. complex was once part of the Tues. Winter hours (Nov.-Dec.),SUNY Purchase, 735 Anderson Hill Philipse estate, tenanted by 10am-4pm weekends only. ClosedRd., Purchase European farmers and operated Jan.-Mar. Purchase tickets online.914-251-6200 by enslaved Africans. Walk along West Sunnyside Ln., Tarrytownwww.artscenter.org a wooded path to the heart of 914-591-8763 Sleepy Hollow country. Costumed African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site6 www.westchestertourism.com
  • history & heritageJourney Back In TimeDiscover the nation’s past at sites vi village green, tells the story of the developmentthat played a key role in the American of colonial society and the road to Revolution.Revolution. Visit the Jacob Purdy Visit a monument to the First RhodeHouse which twice served as Island Regiment, comprised mostly ofWashington’s headquarters; the enslaved blacks ordered to defendgarden-glorious Katonah homestead northern Westchester in 1780. Make yourof patriot John Jay; and the Elijah way to Philipse Manor Hall, a museumMiller House from which Washington of history, art and architecture with ancommanded the Battle of White Plains. impressive collection of portraits, including Admire collections of artifacts at the six Presidents from New York State.the Horace Greeley House, home to Learn about the selflessness of missionariesone of America’s revolutionaries. Find at the Maryknoll Mission Center andstill more insights at the Hastings Museum.Historical Society which features Other museums, memorials and historica walking tour of the Hastings-on- houses recognize the creation of democracy,Hudson village. The 18th-century Saint the fight for freedom and Westchester’sPaul’s Church, with its cemetery and Saint Paul’s Church important role in it all.Historic Sites & Museums women’s rights. Guided tour and exhibits. Open Schoolhouse and 1798 Quaker Meeting House. year-round. Tues.-Thurs. and Sat., 1-4pm. Tavern served as Colonial militia headquarters,Bedford 1787 Court House www.newcastlehistoricalsociety.org stagecoach stop and town hall. Period antiques and furnishings. Tours Apr.-Nov. excluding holi-Westchester’s oldest government building; Jacob Purdy House ✪ days, Wed. 2-4pm, Sun. 2-5 pm and by appt.northern county seat 1787-1870. Managed by 60 Park Ave., White Plains 914-682-8426Bedford Historical Society. Court room, museum Circa-1720 farmhouse was Washington’s base Old Dutch Church and Burying Groundand 1829 “Stone Jug” School House. Self-guided during Battle of White Plains. Open by appt. 42 N. Broadway, Tarrytown 914-631-1123walking tour of other historic buildings. Considered the oldest functioning church andwww.bedfordhistoricalsociety.org Jay Heritage Center cemetery in New York State. Built by Frederick 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye 914-698-9275 Philipse in 1685, featuring a distinctive wooden Boyhood home of founding father John Jay, with pulpit and sounding-board canopy. CemeteryCroton’s History Museum 1838, Greek revival Peter Augustus Jay House. tours Sun. at 2pm, Memorial Day weekendOne Van Wyck St., Croton-on-Hudson 914-271-4574 Tours, exhibitions and events. Carriage House through end of October. Group tours by appt.Documents, images and artifacts showcase local with history exhibit open Tues.-Fri. 10am-4pm. www.olddutchburyingground.orghistory. Maintained by the Croton Historical Jay House open Sun. 2-5pm from May-Sept. andSociety. Open Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm. by appt. Docent-guided and self-guided tours. Ossining Historical Society Museum www.jaycenter.org 196 Croton Ave., Ossining 914-941-0001Cudner-Hyatt House Housed in the 1872 Austin House, with items937 Post Rd., Scarsdale 914-723-1744 John Jay Homestead- from Sing Sing Prison as well as historical maps,Two-story clapboard farmhouse built in the State Historic Site ✪ military artifacts, photos and furniture. Open year-1740s. Mid-19th-century furnishings, textiles 914-232-5651 round, Tues., Wed. and Sun. 1-4pm and by appt.and tools reflect the lives of the Cudners (1734- Federal-style home of America’s first U.S. www.ossininghistorical.org1836) and Hyatts (1836-1972). Open year-round. Supreme Court Chief Justice and descendants.Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm. Weekends by appt. Furnished rooms, formal gardens and herb Ossining Urban Cultural Park Museumwww.scarsdalehistory.org garden. Open Apr.-Oct. Tues.-Sat. 10am-4 pm; 95 Broadway, Ossining 914-941-3189 Sun. 11am-4pm. Call for holiday and winter hours. “Up the River: Sing Sing Prison” includes a rep-Hastings Historical Society www.johnjayhomestead.org lica of the Sing Sing electric chair, a prison cell407 Broadway, Hastings-on-Hudson 914-478-2249 from 1825, a present-day cell and the history ofHistoric observatory with archives, artifacts and Maryknoll Mission Center and Museum penology. “Down the River: The Old Aqueduct”photos of this riverside village incorporated in 55 Ryder Rd., Ossining 914-941-7636 ext. 2670 describes the 40-mile-long aqueduct built in1879. Free map: “The Museum in the Streets,” Interactive exhibits about Maryknoll Fathers and 1843. Open year-round. Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm.a historic walking tour. Open year-round except Brothers serving poor and powerless throughholidays, Mon. and Thurs. 10am-2pm. Africa, Asia and Latin America mission work. Peekskill Museumwww.hastingshistorical.org Open Tues.-Sun. 9am-5pm. Free admission. 124 Union Ave., Peekskill 914-736-0473 www.museumoflivingmission.org Seven-room house museum was home ofHorace Greeley House/ Herrick family, designed by architect WilliamNew Castle Historical Society North Castle Historical Society’s Rutherford Mead in 1877. Three permanent100 King St., Chappaqua 914-238-4666 Education Complex exhibits: the Ladies Victorian Bedroom, theCountry home of Horace Greeley, 1864-1872, 440 Bedford Rd., Armonk 914-273-4510 Marion Boyle Children’s Room and the Peekskilleditor of The New York Tribune, Presidential Includes Historic Smith’s Tavern, Brundage Stove Collection. Open Sat. 1-4pm and by appt.candidate, foe of slavery and advocate of Blacksmith Shop, East Middle Patent One-Room www.peekskillmuseum.org African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site8 www.westchestertourism.com
  • history & heritagePhilipse Manor Hall York State. Well-preserved example of Anglo- Square House Museum ✪State Historic Site Dutch home. Guided tours available. Open Sun. One Purchase St., Rye29 Warburton Ave. at Dock St., Yonkers 914-965-4027 in May, June, Sept. and Oct. 2-4pm. 914-967-7588National Historic Landmark and official project www.yonkershistory.org Former tavern, built in 1730, hosted Georgeof Save America’s Treasures. High-style Geor- Washington. Now houses Rye Historical Society.gian mansion was home to wealthy Loyalist Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Tours of period rooms, plus changing exhibits.Fredrick Philipse III. Original 1750s papier- 914-631-0081 Open Tues.-Fri. 9am-4pm, Sat. 10am-3pm.mâché ceiling and 1868 Gothic Chamber. Open Final resting place for Washington Irving, www.ryehistoricalsociety.orgyear-round for tours. Groups by appt. William Rockefeller, Walter Chrysler, Andrewwww.philipsemanorhall.blogspot.com Carnegie and Samuel Gompers. Gates open Thomas Paine Cottage ✪ daily 8:30am-4:30pm. Get map at office or South 20 Sicard Ave., New RochellePound Ridge Museum Gate. Day and evening walking tours Apr-Nov. 914-633-1776255 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge 914-764-4333 www.sleepyhollowcemetery.com Former home of Thomas Paine, father ofPermanent history exhibits about Pound Ridge American Revolution. Original 18th- and 19th-housed in former Lecture Room built in 1853. Sleepy Hollow Light House century artifacts and furniture. Displays about 914-366-5109 City of New Rochelle and one-room school-Genealogy research material. Open Sat. and Built in 1883, it is the only caisson-style house. Open year-round. Tues., Thurs., Sat.,Sun. Mar.-Dec. 3, 2-4pm. Group tours by appt. lighthouse on the Hudson. Open April-Oct., Sun. 10am-5 pm; Fri. 2-5pm.www.prhsmuseum.com Sun., 1-3pm. Group tours by reservation. www.thomaspainecottage.org www.villageofsleepyhollow.orgSaint Paul’s Church NationalHistoric Site ✪ Thomas Paine Memorial Museum ✪ Somers Historical Society 983 North Ave., New Rochelle897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon 914-667-4116 Rts. 100 & 202, Somers 914-277-4977 914-740-5343Restored Colonial church (1763-1787) used National Historic Landmark built by Hachaliah Artifacts and works of Thomas Paine, patriotas Revolutionary War hospital, village green Bailey and located in Elephant Hotel. Permanent and human rights leader. Monument outside.museum and historic cemetery. National Park exhibits on circus and local history, as well as Open year-round. Sat.-Sun. 2-4pm, or by appt.Service property with interpretive and self- changing exhibitions. Open year-round, Thurs. www.thomaspaine.orgguided tours. Costumed reenactments. Open 2-4pm and by appt. for research.Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm and for special events; Westchester Veterans Museumsecond Sat. each month 12-4pm. Sparta Cemetery ✪ Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veteranswww.nps.gov/sapa Revolutionary Rd., Ossining 914-941-0001 Memorial Two-acre grave site for village’s early settlers Rt. 35, Somers 914-682-4949Sherwood House and 119 known veterans, Revolutionary War Photos, paintings, prints and military memorabilia340 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 914-961-8940 through World War II. Owned and maintained by of conflicts from the Revolutionary War to present,Tenant farmhouse from 1740 is among few the Ossining Historical Society Museum. in which Westchester residents served. Openexisting pre-Revolutionary homesteads in New www.ossininghistorical.org Sat.-Sun. 12-4pm. Call about weekday tours. Yorktown Museum 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown 914-962-2970 Permanent exhibit rooms include sensory environment exhibit on Mohegan Indians, furnished period rooms circa 1750-1850, period dollhouses, railroad room with HO scale-model layout of Putnam Division line in Yorktown area, and farm room displaying antique tools and equipment. Rotating exhibits of patchwork quilts, toys and dolls, strange patent models, clothes from the past, and more. Open year- round. Tues.-Thurs. 11am-4pm, Sun. 12-3pm. www.yorktownmuseum.org Jacob Purdy House September 11 Memorial Mural “The Rising” September 11 MemorialMemorials Webb Field, HartsdaleGold Star Mothers Monument 2,000+ hand-painted tiles relatedNext to River Branch Library, Yonkers to events of Sept. 11, 2001.Honors mothers who have lost children in serviceto the USA. Veteran and War Memorials Lasdon Park & Arboretum, SomersThe Great Hunger Memorial Merchant Marine Memorial, Trail of Honor,V. Everit Macy Park, Ardsley Korean War Memorial and Vietnam VeteransRecognizes impact of the Great Hunger of 19th- Memorial.century Ireland. The War Dog Memorial - Hartsdale Pet“The Rising” September 11 Memorial CemeteryKensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla 75 N. Central Ave., HartsdaleAn 80-foot-high steel structure honoring Erected in 1923 to honor military dogs thatWestchester residents who died on September served in World War I.11, 2001. Westchester Holocaust Memorial Martine Ave., White Plains Recognizes lives lost during Holocaust. www.westchestertourism.com 9
  • arts & cultureShining the SpotlightOn Your InterestsWestchester County gets rave reviews for the top-quality Symphony, formerly an orchestra, is now a full-fledgedperformances, films and fine art featured at its theaters, symphony. If you love listening to music outside, checkstudios and galleries. out the Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts, home The Katonah Museum of Art, which has a sculpture to well-known summer and fall music festivals featuringgarden, is dedicated to the classical and jazz music.visual arts, while the Neuberger Westchester Philharmonic The Emelin Theatre inMuseum of Art showcases Mamaroneck explores a little bit ofAfrican art and contemporary everything for every taste – jazz,and emerging artists. The Clay folk, pop, bluegrass, classical,Art Center recently added comedy, dance and many family-650 square feet of gallery friendly productions. You can alsospace to display and sell the visit the Performing Arts Centerwork of nationally recognized at SUNY Purchase, the largestceramic artists. And Kykuit, regional performing arts centerthe Rockefeller Estate, has located between New York City andPicassos, Warhols and other Canada.works by celebrated artists See a movie in style at Pelham’swithin a mansion surrounded Picture House, which recentlyby extraordinary gardens. reopened after a $1.1 million Many venues, such as The renovation. Enjoy venues designedArts Exchange, home to for a specific genre,ArtsWestchester and dedicated Performing Arts Center such as the Axialto showcasing local artists, are Theatre devotedavailable to rent for events. to showcasing The White Plains new plays; thePerforming Arts Center Jacob Burns Filmfeatures shows that have Center, whichgotten a lot of Tony Award brings independentattention, including “Lend Me a Tenor” films to the public,and “The Secret Garden.” often followed by The Copland House in Cortlandt Manor, Q&As with thewhere famed composer Aaron Copland lived for director and boardthe last 30 years of his life, is now restored as a member Janetcreative center for American music. Maslin, a former The Westchester film critic for ThePhilharmonic New York Times;delivers a scintillating DID YOU KNOW ... and the Taconicschedule of classical Opera, dedicated Hudson River School artistmusic and pops to producing Jasper Cropsey, who livedpieces, with guest three fully staged at Ever Rest in Hastings-on-performances performances perby such stars as Hudson, died in anonymity in year.violinist Nadja 1900, but his brilliant landscapes For somethingSalerno-Sonnenberg were rediscovered in the a bit different,and saxophonist 1960s. His work now hangs in visit the charming and teeny Union Church ofBranford Marsalis. the White House and many Pocantico Hills – “the Rockefellers’ church” – toThe Westchester museums across the country. admire six stunning Chagall stained-glass windowsChamber plus one magnificent Matisse window. African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site10 www.westchestertourism.com
  • arts & culturePerforming Arts Tarrytown Music Hall Open Sat.-Sun. 12-6pm and by appt. 13 Main St., Tarrytown 914-631-3390 www.hvcca.comThe Arts Exchange Built in 1885, it is the oldest operating theater31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 914-428-4220 in Westchester. Architecturally and acoustically Maryknoll Sisters Heritage ExhibitRotating exhibitions all year. Free admission. magnificent, 843-seat venue. Home to top- 10 Pines Bridge Rd., Maryknoll 914-941-7575 notch jazz, folk, blues and classical concerts, Art and artifacts document the first group ofAlso home to “Live@ArtsWestchester,” a plays, musicals, operas, comedy, dance American religious women, devoted to serviceperformance and spoken-word series with live performances, recordings and films. in foreign countries since 1912. Daily 10am-jazz, world music, readings and other events. www.tarrytownmusichall.org 4pm. Guided tours by appt.www.artswestchester.org Westchester Broadway Theatre The StudioAxial Theatre 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford 914-592-2222 2 Maryland Ave., Armonk 914-273-1452St. John’s Episcopal Church Community House, Classic Broadway-caliber musical revivals and Contemporary art gallery offering year-round8 Sunnyside Rd., Pleasantville 914-962-8828 other special performances at the longest- exhibitions. Outdoor sculpture garden openProducing and presenting new works for the running, year-round Actor’s Equity theater in daily. Gallery hours: Sat.-Sun. 1-5pm.stage. New York State. Ticket price includes meal www.thestudiony-alternative.orgwww.axialtheatre.org served at your table. Group sales: 914-592-2225, Luxury boxes: 914-592-8730. By AppointmentBendheim Performing Arts Center www.broadwaytheatre.com999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale 914-472-3300 ext. 403 Aaron Copland HouseA 200+-seat theater offering musical and Westchester Community College P.O. Box 2177, Cortlandt Manor 914-788-4659 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla 914-606-6262 Rock Hill was home to the famous composer,theatrical performances, films, comedy acts, A variety of musical, dance and theatrical 1960-1990. Now a creative center for Americanchildren’s programs and lively discourse with events. Friday evening film series. music. Appt.-only tours.leading intellectuals, followed by intimate www.sunywcc.edu www.coplandhouse.orgreceptions with celebrities.www.jccmw.org Westchester Philharmonic Bush Homestead ✪ 123 Main St., White Plains 914-682-3707 479 King St., Port Chester 914-939-2354Emelin Theatre The only fully professional symphony orchestra Farmhouse built in 1740s, inhabited by several153 Library Ln., Mamaroneck 914-698-0098 serving Westchester, with innovative generations of Bush family. General IsraelFeaturing the very best in theater, family performances and the finest new artists. Putnam’s Revolutionary War headquarters.programming, film and music, including folk, www.westchesterphil.orgbluegrass, indie rock, country, pop, Latin, etc. Ever Restwww.emelin.org White Plains Performing Arts Center 49 Washington Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson 11 City Place, White Plains 914-328-1600 914-478-1372 The 410-seat theater hosts local, nationalJacob Burns Film Center Former home and studio of Hudson River and international performing artists, eclectic School artist Jasper Cropsey, built in 1835.364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville 914-747-5555 entertainment and classic Broadway musicals.State-of-the-art, three-screen theater presenting www.newingtoncropsey.com www.WPPAC.comindependent, documentary and foreign films.Film discussions with actors, critics and others. Flat Iron Artists, Open Studios Woodward Hall Theatre at Pace 105 S. Division St., Peekskill 914-734-1894www.burnsfilmcenter.org University Guided tours of more than 100 area artists 235 Elm Rd., Briarcliff Manor 914-271-2811 represented by the Flat Iron Gallery, and sevenMusic Conservatory of Westchester Professional theater produces plays new to art studios at the Flat Iron Building. Open216 Central Ave., White Plains 914-761-3900 Westchester, plus staged readings of original Thurs.-Sun. 12-6pm and by appt.High-quality music, musical theater and music plays. Located in Woodward Hall Theatre at www.flatiron.qpg.comtherapy for 80 years. A not-for-profit community Pace University’s Briarcliff Manor campus. www.hudsonstage.comschool of arts for all ages and abilities, offering Jacob Purdy House ✪group classes and individual lessons. 60 Park Ave., White Plains 914-328-1776 Art Museums & Galleries The oldest historic structure in White Plains,Paramount Center for the Arts this 1720 Colonial farmhouse twice served as Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Garden1008 Brown St., Peekskill 914-739-2333 George Washington’s headquarters. PepsiCo World Headquarters, Anderson Hill Rd.,Restored 1,000-seat palace of the 1930s offers arts Purchase 914-253-2001 (for directions) www.whiteplainshistory.organd entertainment from classical to pop, comedy More than 152 acres with 45 major pieces ofto drama, art exhibitions, independent films, 20th-century sculpture, including works by The Marble School/Eastchesterprograms for youth and more. Theater façade Moore, Nevelson and Rodin. Free self-guided Historical Societyfeatures original 2,000-bulb marquee. walk or drive-thru tours. Get map at Information 388 California Rd., Eastchester 914-793-1900www.paramountcenter.org Booth. Open daily, year-round. Memorial Day to Restored one-room schoolhouse built in 1835. Labor Day 7am-6:30pm, other days 9am-5pm. www.ehs1835.orgPelham Picture House 914-738-7337 The Hammond Museum and Newington Cropsey FoundationRestored 1921 Picture House offers a community- Japanese Stroll Garden Gallery of Art 28 Deveau Rd., North Salem 914-669-5033 25 Cropsey Ln., Hastings-on-Hudson 914-478-7990based, nonprofit alternative to commercial movie Eastern and Western exhibits, a 3.5-acre Among world’s largest Jasper Cropsey collection.theaters, showing the best in new independent Japanese garden, gift shop and café. School www.newingtoncropsey.comand classic cinema. and group tours Apr.-Nov. Wed.-Sat. 12-4pm.www.paramountcenter.org Stepping Stones www.hammondmuseum.org 62 Oak Rd., Katonah 914-232-4822The Schoolhouse Theater Hudson Valley Center for Historic home of Bill and Lois Wilson, respective3 Owens Rd., Croton Falls 914-277-8477 Contemporary Art co-founders of AA and Al-Anon Family groups.Professional regional theater offering 1701 Main St., Peekskill 914-788-0100 National Historic Site. Guided tours by appt.three productions each season, children’s Long-term installations, rotating exhibitions, www.steppingstones.orgperformances, readings and special events. gallery talks and public education programswww.schoolhousetheater.org showcase works from the global art community. www.westchestertourism.com 11
  • recreation & leisureHappy 50th for Our ParksOur parks are sculpture garden. A couple of acclaimed Ward Pound Ridge Reservationcelebrating a big options are Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estatebirthday, turning 50! in Pocantico Hills, and The Donald M.Westchester’s park Kendall Sculpture Gardens in Purchase.system also happens to Westchester is also home to a half-dozeninclude more than 50 challenging,parks and recreation 18-hole golfareas, ranging from courses. Enjoythe historic, four-acre, the naturalbeaux-arts Patriots topographyPark in Tarrytown to and steepthe wild, 4,315-acre slopes atWard Pound Ridge DunwoodieReservation. Golf Course Several serene in Yonkers ordestinations offer the alwaysexceptional hikes intimidatingthroughout the year. water hazardsScenic Hudson Park and linear playin Irvington offers at Sprain Lakemagnificent views of Grand Prix New York Golf Course.the Hudson River and For all sortstimeless New York of family fun,skyline, as well as there are beaches, boat outings,opportunities to enjoy DID YOU KNOW ... kayak trails, fishing piers and apicnicking, paddling The castles at Glen Island Park, variety of private recreationaland bird watching. A reminiscent of those in Germany’s facilities. Try out Grand Prix NewRiverWalk is progressing along the Rhineland, were constructed in York & Spins Bowl for thrillingHudson. When completed, it will have the late 19th century for use as a bumper-to-bumper racing, or51.5 miles of trail; already 33 miles have beer garden and restaurant when enjoy a friendly laser war insidebeen incorporated. Funfuzion at New Roc City. The the park was known as Glen On a scintillating summer weekend, Playland Amusement Park has Island Casino.“communing with nature” can mean provided family fun since 1928.bringing a picnic lunch to an outdoorAmusements & Entertainment megaplex. Video games, rides, laser tag, glow Sound. Swimming pool, lake boating, picnic bowling, mini golf, billiards and indoor go-karting. area, fireworks, mini golf and indoor ice skating.The Cliffs Specializing in birthday parties and group events. www.ryeplayland.org www.funfuziononline.comMore than 13,000 sq. ft. of indoor rock climbing. BeachesParties, events, instruction and outdoor trips. Grand Prix New York & Spins Bowlwww.TheCliffsClimbing.com 333 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco 914-241-3131 Croton Point Park Indoor open-wheel racing, arcade, laser tag, Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson 914-862-5290Elmsford Raceway billiards and acclaimed dining. State-of-the-art www.westchestergov.com/parks342-344 Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford 914-592-5375 bowling center. Group events.Slot-car racing for all ages. Indoor model car racing. www.gpny.com Lakeside at OsceolaGeneral racing, parties and corporate events. 399 East Main St., Jefferson Valley 914-245-3246www.flatoutfun.com Playland Amusement Park www.lakesideatosceola.com Playland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010Funfuzion at New Roc City America’s first planned amusement park. Roller Playland Park19 LeCount Place, New Rochelle 914-637-7575 coasters, vertical thrills, water rides and Kiddy- Playland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010Westchester’s largest indoor entertainment land. Beach, boardwalk and pier on Long Island www.ryeplayland.org African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site12 www.westchestertourism.com
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  • recreation & leisureRockefeller State Park PreserveRt. 117, Pocantico Hills 914-631-1470Rockefeller-designed carriage trails. Wetlands,woodlands, meadows, fields and lakes. Hiking/bridle, fishing and nature trails. Visitors CenterArt Gallery. Open year-round dawn-dusk.www.friendsrock.org Travel With The Leader!Silver Lake PreserveLake St., White Plains 914-864-7000Fishing, hiking and walking trails, nature study. In business since 1984.Open daily dawn-dusk. Our Secret?www.westchestergov.com/parks Clean Cars, On Time, Knowledgeable Staff.Westmoreland Sanctuary260 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Mount Kisco 914-666-8448Eight miles of trails on 625 acres. Trail maps atentrance. Nature museum open Mon.-Sat. 9am- “We Excel Over the Competition”5pm, Sun. 10:30am-5pm. Trails open dawn-dusk.www.westmorelandsanctuary.org Call Today!Other PreservesArthur W. Butler Memorial SanctuaryBedfordEugene and Agnes Meyer PreserveNorth CastleHenry Morgenthau PreservePound RidgeLong Pond PreserveLewisboroMarion Yarrow Preserve Corporate Accounts Always WelcomeLewisboroMianus River Gorge Nature Preserve Excel-Worldwide.com WTLC# - 01-00141BedfordMildred E. Grierson Memorial WildlifeSanctuaryLewisboroMount Holly PreserveLewisboroMount Holly SanctuaryBedfordOtter Creek PreserveMamaroneckParksFranklin D. Roosevelt State Park2957 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights914-245-4434Fishing (largemouth bass, perch, bullhead andpickerel) and boating on Mohansic Lake andCrom Pond. Hiking, picnicking, Frisbee golf,baseball, soccer, basketball, playground andswimming pool. Open year-round 8am-dusk.www.nysparks.comLasdon Park & ArboretumRts. 35 & 121 , Somers 914-864-7268A 234-acre park and arboretum with trees,plants, shrubs and stunning one-acre entrancegarden. Horticultural workshps, art classes andshows and concerts. Open year-round 8am-4pm.www.westchestergov.com/parksSal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes ParkHawley Rd., North Salem 914-864-7312A 1,082-acre park with scenic trail hiking, fishing,challenge ropes course, camping, rowboatrentals, picnicking, winter activities and more.www.westchestergov.com/parks www.westchestertourism.com 17
  • recreation & leisure Edward J. Murray Memorial Skating Center 348 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 914-377-6469 Public skating and adult floor hockey. Public roller skating every Fri. June-Sept. 7:30-10pm. www.yonkersny.gov Hommocks Park Ice Rink Boston Post Rd. & Weaver St., Mamaroneck 914-834-1069 Public skating sessions daily except Wed. Skate with popular characters on weekends. www.hommocksicerink.org Ice Hutch 655 Garden Ave., Mount Vernon 914-699-6787 Westchester Skating Academy Indoor ice rink for public skating, ice hockey, classes, figure-skating and birthday parties.Untermeyer Park & Gardens Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Playland Ice Casino945 North Broadway, Yonkers 914-377-6450 Rts. 35 & 121, Cross RiverGrecian gardens landscaped in the Beaux Arts 914-864-7317 Three indoor rinks for public skating. Partystyle. Temple overlooks mosaic pool, sculptures Nearly 5,000 acres with hiking and horseback- Night every Fri. with live DJ and special effects.and Greek amphitheater. Views of Hudson River riding trails. Trailside Nature Museum offers Saturday Night Grooves – dance to the music ofand the Palisades. Open year-round dawn-dusk. natural history and Native American exhibits, the ’70s to today. Party packages available.www.yonkersny.gov bird walks and other special nature events. www.ryeplayland.org www.westchestergov.com/parksReservations Westchester Skating Academy Skating Rinks 91 Fairview Park Dr., ElmsfordBlue Mountain Reservation 914-347-8232Welcher Ave., Peekskill 914-862-5275 Ebersole Ice Rink Two NHL-size ice rinks, pro shop and food court.Hiking and nature study. Lake St., White Plains 914-422-1390 Rink rentals. Open year-round.www.westchestergov.com/parks Public skating daily except holidays. www.skateusa.com • We are the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, serv- ing all, especially the poor and marginalized, in 27 countries. Experience the world of mission at our 90-acre campus! Come Visit Our: Interactive Museum International Gift Shop Meeting Rooms Exhibit Space Lyndhurst is America’s premier Gothic Revival Photo: Bret Morgan & Frank Farina Schools/Groups Welcome Tours Available mansion and magnificent Hudson Valley estate. Museum open: Gift Shop open: Monday-Sunday Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 10 a.m. to 3.p.m. Experience Lyndhurst’s dramatic mansion with its elaborately decorated rooms, stained glass & artwork. 914.941.7636 Directions: x2294 Consider the estate’s grounds, formal rose garden Gift Shop: x2427 and historic Carriage House as the perfect location Tours: x2670 for your gala, wedding or corporate event. 55 Ryder Road • Ossining, NY • 10562 635 South Broadway w w w. m a r y k n o l l s o c i e t y. o r g Tarrytown, NY 10591 1 - 8 8 8 - M A R Y K N O L L 914.631.4481 www.lyndhurst.org18 www.westchestertourism.com
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  • nature’s bounty Westchester Greenhouses BREWERIES & WINES Prospero Winery Annuals, perennials, cut flowers, fresh produce, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company Family winery produces wines of California jams, honey, hay rides, in Oct., poinsettias, grape, including White Merlot, Pinot Noir, Christmas trees and wreaths. Open Easter- Craft brewer with award-winning beers, Muscat Canelli, Pinot Grigio, Zinfandel, Christmas, 8:30am-5:30pm. including seasonal offerings. Tours and tastings. Cabernet Sauvignon and more. www.captainlawrencebrewing.com www.prosperowinery.com Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm The Winery at St. George Make Your Own Wine 1715 East Main St., Mohegan Lake Pick-your-own apples, cider, pumpkins and State-of-the-art winemaking school. Seminars 914-455-4272 Christmas trees. Baked goods, crafts and and winemaking sessions cover crushing/ NYS winery; wine making, tastings room cooking accessories. Market open daily, Sept.- de-stemming, pressing, racking and bottling. and visitor center in historic Old St. George Dec., 11am-5pm. Custom-label your own high-quality wine. Church. Limited-edition, high-quality wines. www.wilkensfarm.com www.myowine.com www.thewineryatstgeorge.com(( FARM TO MARKET (All markets are rain or shine, with no admission fee) Indoor Farmers’ Markets 2012 Outdoor Farmers’ Markets 2012 Ossining Rye Corner of Main and Spring St. Parking Lot 2 on Theodore Fremd Briarcliff Croton-on-Hudson May 26-Dec. 15, Sat. 8:30am-2pm Ave. Behind the Purchase St. stores. Location TBD Municipal Lot on Municipal Pl. and May 26-Dec. 15, Sun. 8:30am-2pm Jan. 7-May 19, Sat. 9am-1pm Riverside Ave. Peekskill May 30-Nov. 21, Wed. 1:30-6:30pm Bank St. Tarrytown Mamaroneck Patriot’s Park on Rt. 9. St. Thomas Episcopal Church Larchmont Heathcote Hall, 168 West Boston Metro North Parking Deck #3 off Pelham White Plains Post Rd. Chatsworth Ave. Corner of Harmon Ave. and Fifth Ave. Court St. between Main & Jan. 7-May 19, Sat. 9am-1pm May 26-Dec. 15, Sat. 8:30am-1pm May 26-Nov. 16, Sat. 8:30am-2pm Martine Aves. White Plains New Rochelle Pleasantville Westchester County Center Library Green, Huguenot St. and Memorial Plaza off Manville Rd. Unless a phone number is listed, Jan. 15, Feb. 12, March 25, 10am-3pm Lawton St. May 26-Dec. 15, Sat. 8:30am-1pm additional information can be found June 15-Nov. 16, Fri. 8am-3pm online at www.communitymarkets.biz. www.westchestertourism.com 21
  • shoppingRetail Variety . . .And Even Valet Parking!From chic downtown shopping districts to A SHORT STROLL TOhigh-end malls, Westchester lets you keep ANTIQUES & UNIQUESup with the latest trends while enjoying In many Westchestersome of the finest shopping available in towns, it’s easy to park the carNew York. and browse among an eclectic Hundreds of upscale stores inside the mix of stores within inviting,county’s two largest retail malls make pedestrian-friendly areas.White Plains a shopping mecca for high A shopping destination forfashion: The Galleria at White Plains most of northern Westchester,houses top-quality specialty stores among Mount Kisco boasts boutiquesits four levels, while less than a mile away, galore, including the newlyThe Westchester provides a world-class opened, high-end Churchillssetting for the likes of Mount Kisco (914-666-4800,of Gucci, Nieman Post Road Gallery Katonah Street www.churchillsmountkisco.Marcus and Brooks Shopping com), which showcases theBrothers. Enjoy latest in men’s and women’sservices such as fashions, andvalet parking, as well Elephant’s Trunkas complimentary DID YOU KNOW ... (914-666-7666, www.strollers and wheel Prior to the opening of I-95, the elephantstrunk.com),chairs. major “antiquing route” heading which offers eye- If you’re a person north out of New York City was catching eveningwho believes that Route 1, a.k.a. Boston Post Road. gowns.bigger is definitely One popular stop, the Post Road If you’re lookingbetter, the newly Gallery, has operated on the for rare treasures,renovated Cross same block in Larchmont since Westchester’sCounty Shopping antiques dealers 1952 and still supplies fineCenter, occupying and vintage shops American art and 19th-centurya huge 1.3-million- are the place to objects to museums andsquare-foot space hunt. Tarrytown,in Yonkers, offers an collectors. in particular, isoutdoor shopping brimming withexperience that lets antiques stores.the whole family enjoy The Barn at Sundial Farm (914-748-6058,landscaped gardens www.sundialfarm.us) displays home and gardenwhile patronizing antiques in three historic barns and seven horsefavorite retailers stalls. For an even funkier experience, visitranging from A|X Pretty Funny Vintage (914-631-3368, www.Armani Exchange to prettyfunnyvintage.com), an offbeat antiquesXXI Forever. store with two floors of home furnishings, New in Yonkers, vintage apparel, industrial elements, and more.Westchester’s Larchmont has an up-and-coming shoppingRidge Hill is a sophisticated outdoor shopping, dining and district that features chic boutiques. Be sure to check outentertainment destination that has recently opened with Creative Trendz Design Studio (914-630-7400, www.exciting names such as Desigual, H&M, L.L. Bean and creativetrendzdesignstudio.com), a home furnishings shopOrvis. that also offers interior design services, and Stephanie’s The Empire State Flea Market in Port Chester Kloset (914-834-2144, www.stephanieskloset.com), ashould top any bargain-hunter’s itinerary. A year-round clothing boutique for preteens.shopping tradition for 35 years, it features more than With the wide variety of unique and enticing stores in150 vendors selling everything from jewelry and luggage this county, it’s easy to take a piece of Westchester hometo sports collectibles and car accessories. with you.22 www.westchestertourism.com
  • shoppingMALLS & SHOPPING CENTERS Jefferson Valley Mall Jefferson Valley MallCortlandt Town Center Two-level regional shopping center with Ann Taylor Loft, American Eagle Outfitters, BathMovie theater and more than 40 retailers, & Body Works, Gap stores, Pacific Sunwearincluding Wal-Mart, Marshalls, Home Depot, and about 90 other stores. Food court and freeBarnes & Noble and more. parking. www.simon.com/mall/?id=100Cross County Shopping Center The Source at White Plains/One million sq. ft. in 15 buildings joined by One Maple Avenueoutdoor promenade. More than 100 fine retailers White Plainsinclude an expanded Macy’s, A|X Armani Brand-name shopping complex with WholeExchange, Swarovski, bebe, GUESS, H&M and The Westchester Foods, Destination Maternity, Raymour &Sears. Two new children’s play areas. Flanigan Furniture, dining establishments andwww.crosscountyshoppingcenter.com World-class destination boasts bronze more. Central parking garage. sculptures, skylights and more than 150 fineEmpire State Flea Market stores, such as Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Tarry Market Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn Kids, Burberry,New merchandise at bargain prices, with 150 Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Nike and Brooksvendors and 20 full-service fine jewelers. Cash- Market on North Main Street features finest Brothers. Valet parking, complimentary strollersrefund policy ensures customer satisfaction. European and local artisanal products, from and wheelchairs, and kids’ club program. Full-Indoor market has heating, A/C and fresh new hand-made pasta, house-made sausage and service restaurants and a food court.look. Special children’s events. Year-round, Fri.- fresh produce to cured meats, daily-baked www.simon.com:80/mall/?id=105Sun., extended days and hours in Dec. bread, imported cheeses and café selections.www.empirestatefleamarket.com www.tarrymarket.com Westchester’s Ridge HillThe Galleria at White Plains Vernon Hills Shopping Center New, three-level mall ideal for leisurely shopping and dining. Gap, H&M, L.L. Bean andFour-story mall with several levels of parking for Stores include American Eagle Outfitters, Sephora and many other retailers in a village130 stores, including Macy’s, Brookstone, H&M Gymboree, Ann Taylor, Children’s Place, Brooks green setting. Showcase Cinema de Lux isand Forever 21. Large food court. Brothers, Smith & Hawken, Talbots and more. available for upscale dining and entertainment.www.simon.com/mall/?id=1246 Adjacent to Lord & Taylor. www.westchestersridgehill.com eat drink celebrate relax One Location. Four Experiences. The Radisson Hotel of New Rochelle is a whole new way to look at a hotel. Here at the Radisson we offer you one location for all your events. The Experience just got better, with a brand new lobby & guest rooms! 914.576.3700 | www.radissonnewrochelle.com | One Radisson Plaza | New Rochelle | NY 10801 www.westchestertourism.com 23
  • on the townA Lively Scene On theWater and Around TownWestchester’s waterfront dining is a treat Yonkers Waterfront Le Jardin du Roi infor the eyes as well as the palate. On the Chappaqua is a favorite local eateryHudson River, tasty options range from the for Bedford resident and Grammy-Striped Bass in Tarrytown to Irvington’s winning musician Rob Thomas.Red Hat on the River, while the Yonkers In town is a favorite hangout ofDowntown Waterfront gets you hooked the Clintons, Crabtree’s Kittlewith stellar restaurants like the elegant House, which houses one of theX20 Xaviars on the Hudson, with nation’s most celebrated winebreathtaking river views and wholly original centers with literally thousands ofNew American cuisine. bottles. Sushi lovers will want to Not to be outdone, terrific options over head for Sushi Mike’s in Dobbson the Long Island Sound shore include the Ferry to get the Out of ControlPier Restaurant & Tiki Bar in Rye and Roll. And Port Chester’s acclaimedDudley’s Parkview dining options include the TarryRestaurant in Lodge, a product of TV personalityNew Rochelle. The Mario Batali and his partner Joerevitalized New Bastianich. Here,Rochelle business guests can enjoydistrict is also DID YOU KNOW ... fine Italian-stylehome base for The When Tom Carvel’s ice cream main coursesClubhouse Grill, truck got a flat tire in Hartsdale while sampling thewhich is adorned proprietors’ own back in 1934, he decided towith the number Italian wines. stay put and open his first shop.42 in honor of New As the hour Today, there are more thanYork Yankees pitcher grows later, sip aMariano Rivera, a part 500 Carvel stores nationwide, sorbetini at Theowner. including 24 shops in 17 Olde Stone Mill In White Plains, 42 different Westchester towns. Restaurant, relaxis also the name of in the lounge ata restaurant poised Larchmont’s42 stories high atop Vintage 1891 or listen to live music at Opus 465.The Ritz-Carlton, If tequila makes you crazy, bartaco in Port ChesterWestchester. It offers 30 different versions as well as premium Empire City Casino at Yonkers Racewayoffers an unparalleled margaritas to go with terrific taco dishes. In Mountlook at Manhattan’s Kisco, the trendiest place to meet new people isskyline and a commanding menu of innovative dishes plus the Village Social Kitchen & Bar.a new Iberian tapas bar with some of the best jamon this Beer fanatics will want to visit Birdsall House, whichside of the pond. features regionally brewed craft beers, along with good food On Main Street White Plains, a new addition is Sofrito, a – the charcuterie is a must. Nearby the Peekskill Brewerymecca for authentic Puerto Rican food. Singles and couples makes its own beers, as does Captain Lawrence Brewingalike enjoy the bars and pubs along Mamaroneck Avenue, Company, where beer-lovers get their growlers filled withranging from The Brazen Fox and Ron Blacks to Lazy beer sold in New York’s most prestigious restaurant.Boy Saloon (do try the beer sampler) and Bob Hyland’s The Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is in theSports Page Pub. For an upscale Italian dining experience, midst of a $40 million expansion that includes the additiontry Mulino’s of Westchester. of two new restaurants and 400 more electronic table For a charming venue with history to spare, The games. The Raceway overall is Yonkers’ biggest privateTravelers Rest in Ossining has been operating since 1876. employer.Meanwhile, one of the newest places grabbing attention is And this just scratches the surface of great options for athe Armonk-based Moderne Barn, whose chef is a James night on the town in Westchester. Quench your appetite forBeard Foundation “Best Chef” nominee. fun times and drink in the atmosphere!24 www.westchestertourism.com
  • on the townCoffee Houses Fun & Games Crabtree’s Kittle House 11 Kittle Rd., Chappaqua 914-666-8044The Lighthouse Coffee Co. Grand Prix New York & Spins Bowl World-class dining, grand award wine cellar. 333 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco 914-241-3131 Live piano music Thurs.-Sat. evenings.222 Beekman Ave., Tarrytown 914-909-2888 www.kittlehouse.com Indoor go-karting, bowling, arcade, laser tag andLive jazz and bluegrass every Fri. and Sat. more. Fuel Restaurant and corporate catering. Don Coqui www.gpny.com 115 Cedar St., New Rochelle 914-637-3737Peekskill Coffee House Live entertainment Wed.-Fri. Karaoke Tues.101 South Division St., Peekskill 914-739-1287 Live Music www.doncoqui.comLive entertainment Fri. and Sun. afternoons.www.peekskillcoffee.com Barney McNabb’s Dudley’s Parkview Restaurant 600 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 914-961-8960 94 Hudson Park Rd., New Rochelle 914-235-4445 Live bands, karaoke, DJ and dancing Thurs.- Live music Sat. nights. Dining on outside deckDJs/Karaoke Sat. on the water. www.barneymcnabbs.comBlack Bear Saloon F.A.B166 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 914-422-3270 The Bayou Restaurant 222 East Main St., Mt. Kisco 914-864-1661 580 Gramatan Ave., Mount Vernon 914-668-2634 French American bistro. Live music Fri. nights.Dance music and DJ Wed.-Sat. Karaoke Tues. Bands Thurs.-Sat. nights. Fat Tues., Voo Doo www.fabbistro.comnights. Wed., Tarot Card readings.http://www.blackbearwp.com/ www.bayourestaurantny.com Glenrowan Tavern & Grill 840 Midland Ave., Yonkers 914-423-1234 Birdsall House Live bands and dancing Fri. and Sun.Prophecy Restaurant, Lounge & theglenrowan.comNightclub 970 Main St., Peekskill 914-930-188015 South Broadway, White Plains 914-285-0900 Live music Thurs. and Fri. Katie Mac’s www.birdsallhouse.net 30 East Main St., Mt. Kisco 914-864-1676DJ and dancing Fri.-Sun. Large dance floor with Traditional Irish pub with live music andlighting and sound. The Brazen Fox karaoke.www.prophecywhiteplains.com 175 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 914-358-5911 www.katiemacspub.com Live music Fri.-Sat. night.The Thirsty Turtle www.thebrazenfox.com The Lazy Lounge 152 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 914-761-1106201 East Post Rd., White Plains 914-993-0505 Burke’s Bar & Restaurant Live blues/jazz Wed. night. Rock/blues coverLive bands, DJ and theme parties Thurs.-Sat. 645 Bronx River Rd., Yonkers 914-237-5137 bands Thurs.-Fri. night. Latin DJ Sat.-Sun.night. Friendly Irish pub. Live music Thurs.-Sat. night. night. Trivia Tues.www.thethirstyturtle.net www.burkesbar.com www.lazyloungeny.com www.westchestertourism.com 25
  • on the town Opus 465 THE FINEST SUSHI IN WESTCHESTER! 465 Main St., Armonk 914-273-4676 Live music Thurs.-Sat. night. Contemporary and classic rock. www.opus465.com Voted the “Best Sushi” nine years in a row! Pete’s Saloon —Westchester Magazine 8 Main St., Elmsford 914-592-9849 Live bands Fri.-Sat. Karaoke Thurs. “A unique selection of rolls” www.petessaloon.com Rated Excellent!—Zagat 25 14 21 31 Striped Bass 236 West Main St., Tarrytown 914-366-4455 Classic rock/rhythm and blues live bands Fri.- Rated “Very Good”—NY Times Sat. night. Seasonal outdoor Cabana bar. www.stripedbassny.com Vintage Restaurant & Bar 171 Main St., White Plains 914-328-5803 Live entertainment Fri. and Sat. nights. www.vintagebar.net Watercolor Café 2094 Boston Post Rd., Larchmont 914-834-2213 Live jazz every Thurs., Fri. and Sat. www.watercolorcafe.net Zuppa Restaurant 59-61 Main St., Yonkers 914-376-6500 Live music Tues. nights. www.zupparestaurant.com DINING The following listings are in-hotel establishments and paid advertisers: JAPANESE RESTAURANT 42 The Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton, Westchester 1 Renaissance Square, White Plains 914-761-4242 Award-winning roof-top restaurant with (914) 591-0054 contemporary New American cuisine. www.42therestaurant.com www.sushimikes.com 80 West at the Renaissance Westchester 146 Main St., Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 80 Red Oak Ln., White Plains 914-696-2782 Zagat-rated with extensive wine list. Chic décor. Overlooks beautiful wooded estate. www.80westrestaurant.com Online Ordering Now Available! The Atrium at Doral Arrowwood 975 Anderson Hill Rd., Rye 914-935-5500 Floor-to-ceiling window views. Live music and dancing Sat. nights. www.doralarrowwood.com aroneck Mo Bistro Z at the Doubletree 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown 914-524-6410 am Modern American restaurant and lounge with fresh and creative seasonal specialties. te te M www.bistroz.com l l BLT Steak 221 Main St., White Plains 914-467-5500 Modern American steakhouse with traditional elements of a cozy French bistro. www.bltsteak.com Caravela Cozy eatery serving heaping portions of Brazil- ian and Portuguese fare. Daily lunch and dinner. www.mamaroneckmotel.com www.caravelatarrytown.com26 www.westchestertourism.com
  • on the townCity Chow House & Lounge at theRadisson Hotel1 Radisson Plaza, New Rochelle 914-576-4141Hip bistro with modern American comfort food.DJ and dancing Fri. and Sat. nights.www.radissonnewrochelle.comThe Den Lounge at the HiltonRye Town699 Westchester Ave., Rye Brook 914-939-5500Intimate setting serving light fare and cocktailsseven days a week.www.hilton.comEmma’s Ale House68 Gedney Way, White Plains 914-683-3662A step or two above the usual pub fare at thiscomfortable eatery. A certified Green restaurant.www.emmasalehouse.comEquus at Castle on the Hudson400 Benedict Ave., Tarrytown 914-631-3646Zagat-rated and AAHS award-winning, 5-starrestaurant.www.castleonthehudson.comFenimore’s Bistro at Crowne Plaza66 Hale Ave., White Plains 914-682-0050Full martini menu, wines by the glass andmicro-brewed beers.www.cpwestchester.com Best Limo service forHarvest Grille at the Westchester 11 consecutive years. www.armonklimo.comMarriott Hotel670 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown 914-631-2200 WCTLC01-00125Seasonal American entrees served in a casualsetting.www.marriott.com 20 WHEELER AVE | PLEASANTVILLE, NY BEST DISHES WWW.IRONHORSEGRILL.COM Westchester Magazine’s 2011 Dining Issue ranked the “50 Best Dishes in Westchester.” Here’s a tasty sampling of five top finishers in the category “For Locavores”: The Cuisine of Portugal & Brazil... Blue Hill Café (Pocantico Hills) Heirloom tomato/Rainbeau Ridge goat cheese focaccia CELEBRA ING OUR Birdsall House (Peekskill) 25 H ANNIVERSAR Charcuterie THREE-COURSE Farmhouse at Bedford Post COMPLETE DINNER (Bedford) Mushroom minestra, $25.00 pp Parmigiano brood with basil pesto Please enjoy our special pre-fixe dinner menu Available every day except Saturday X2O Xaviars on the Hudson (Yonkers) Grilled Hudson Valley quail with rosemary Critically Acclaimed Equus (Tarrytown) Hudson Valley Contemporary American Cuisine rabbit loin with Rainbeau Ridge Dinner Tue thru Sat chevre, heirloom tomatoes and Available for Private Parties bush basil 914.741.0717 www.westchestertourism.com 27
  • on the townHenry’s on the Hudson at The Lazy Lounge & Lazy Boy Saloon Mulligan’s at Doral ArrowwoodInn on the Hudson 152-154 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 975 Anderson Hill Rd., Rye 914-939-5500634 Main St., Peekskill 914-737-0515 914-761-0272 Seasonal outdoor bar and grill. Live calypsoLive music Sat. nights 6-11pm. Sophisticated signature cocktails, classic music Thurs.www.henrysonthehudson.com American cuisine and live jazz and blues in www.doralarrowwood.com an inviting atmosphere. Saloon named oneHouse of Soul of the top 150 beer bars in the nation (Draft The Pub at Doral Arrowwood 914-663-7685 Magazine). Daily lunch, dinner, kids’ meals 975 Anderson Hill Rd., Rye BrookAuthentic Southern cuisine and live music. and many live events. 914-939-6630www.houseofsoulny.com www.lazyloungeny.com, www.lazyboysaloon.com Large dance floor, pool tables, dartboards, DJ Fri.-Sat. night.Iron Horse Grill Le Chateau Restaurant www.doralarrowwood.comIntimate, 60-seat restaurant serving acclaimed Inspired French cuisine in an English tudorcontemporary American cuisine in turn-of-the- mansion constructed by J.P. Morgan. J.P.’s Red Hat on the River Lounge on second floor. One Bridge St., Irvington-on-Hudsoncentury train station. Tues.-Sat. www.LeChateauNY.com 914-591-5888www.ironhorsegrill.com Stylish French bistro overlooking the Hudson Legal Sea Foods River. Exceptional fare, live music and special City Center, 5 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains events. Rooftop bar, second-floor loft and patio 914-390-9600 dining. DID YOU KNOW ... Fresh New England seafood favorites from www.redhatbistro.com lobster to wood-grilled fish, clam chowder to The Livanos family, whose crab cakes, and tuna sashimi to Thai-styled SB & G Restaurant at the Sheraton legacy in the New York fried calamari. 600 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown 914-332-7900 www.legalseafoods.com Contemporary American grill in a warm, restaurant industry reaches inviting setting. back nearly half a century, hails www.sheratontarrytown.com/SBG The Lounge at Ritz-Carlton, Westchester from Armonk, which is the new 3 Renaissance Square, White Plains 914-946-5500 Sushi Mike’s location of an “urban country Intimate ambiance, light fare menu and creative cocktails. Neighborhood Japanese restaurant favored for chic” American restaurant its special sushi rolls. www.ritzcarlton.com/Westchester named Moderne Barn. The www.sushimikes.com Livanos also operate the popular Marc Charles Steakhouse at La Quinta Teddy’s Restaurant & Lounge at the City Limits Diner in White Plains Inn & Suites Holiday Inn 94 Business Park Dr., Armonk 914-273-2700 1 Holiday Dr., Mt. Kisco 914-241-2600 and in The Westchester mall. Certified Black Angus steaks, chops, fish and High-energy nightclub with music, DJ and poultry. Custom rubs. dancing on weekends. www.marccharlessteakhouse.com www.hudsonvalleymanor.com M APLETON CONFERENCE CENTER & CATERING AT GOOD COUNSEL Mapleton at Good Counsel presents a unique venue for both business and social events providing warmth and beauty in an historic setting, with acres of green space, conveniently located right in downtown White Plains. Our award-winning caterer, Caperberry Events, offers elegant cuisine and distinguished service. Plus state-of-the-art technology for presentations! Taking a break on the lovely veranda adds a refreshing element to any day! THINK OF MAPLETON AT GOOD COUNSEL AS YOUR NEW LOCATION FOR Call Paula Caracappa at 914-798-1201 divinecompassiononline.org/Mapleton.html28 www.westchestertourism.com
  • on the town and Ale House Traditional American Pub Fare with a Southwestern Flair ALMOST 500 DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED BEERS! “One of the 150 Best Beer Bars in the USA” – Draft Magazine, Jan. 2010 “Best of the Decade” – Westchester Magazine, January 2011 “Very Good” – Zagat, 2011/12 X20 - Xaviars on the Hudson LAZY T HETotonno’s Restaurant & Lounge at the Ramada Inn125 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 914-476-3800Specialty and traditional brick-oven pizza. LOUNGEwww.totonnos.com Voted “Best Place to Hear Live Music” and/or “Best Lounge” 6 consecutive years.Valhalla Crossing Restaurant - Westchester Magazine, 2006 – 20112 Cleveland St., Valhalla 914-682-4076Live entertainment Sat. nights. JOIN US EVERY WEEK FORwww.thevalhallacrossing.comVenue Lounge & Restaurant at the Royal Regency THE WEDNESDAY NIGHT JAM165 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 800-215-3858 HOSTED BY GRAMMY NOMINATED GUITARIST GIL PARRISFeel-good Fri., salsa nights, singles events and comedy shows. Amps, Drums, Congas and Keyboard provided.www.venueloungeny.com Food and Drink Specials All Night!!X20 - Xaviars on the Hudson LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT!71 Water Grant St., Yonkers 914-965-1111Four-star Chef Peter Kelly’s culinary venture on the historic Yonkers Pier.Separate menu in Dylan Lounge. Sushi bar. Hudson Room for parties.www.xaviars.com/yonkers www.westchestertourism.com 29
  • annual events2012 Major Events JANUARY Journal News Golf ShowJan. 8New York Metro Reptile ShowWestchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.,www.ReptileExpo.comJan. 13TNA Impact WrestlingWestchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.,www.impactwrestling.comJan. 20-22Stamp, Coin & Paper MoneyShowWestchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.,www.countycenter.bizJan. 20-22 FEBRUARY March 10-11Baseball Card Show Journal News Golf ShowWestchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., Feb. 4 Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.,www.nyshows.org Hudson River EagleFest www.countycenter.biz Croton Point Park, 1A Croton Point Ave.,Jan. 29 www.teatown.org March 18-31The Great Westchester Toy & Feb. 18-20 Hudson Valley Restaurant WeekTrain Show www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.comWestchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., Royal Hanneford Circus Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., APRILwww.westchestertoytrain.com www.countycenter.biz April 12-15 MARCH Disney Live! Phineas and Ferb Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., ST. PATRICK’S www.countycenter.biz DAY FESTIVITIES April 28 World Tai Chi Day Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, Northern Westchester & Putnam Counties, www.hammondmuseum.org MAY May 4-6 Harlem Globetrotters Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst Lyndhurst, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown Feb. 14 May 6 Harlem Globetrotters 2012 World Tour Blessing of the Animals Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, www.countycenter.biz www.hammondmuseum.org30 www.westchestertourism.com
  • Sept. 23 Westchester Triathlon www.westchestertriathlon.org Sept. 30 City of Yonkers Columbus Day Parade OCTOBER Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Toughkids Triathlon Ave., Croton-on-Hudson 914-631-8200 www.hudsonvalley.orgMay 17-20 June 16-17Westchester Magazine’s 2nd Clearwater’s Great Hudson Oct. 7Annual Wine & Food Weekend River Revival Port Chester-Rye BrookThe Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, Three Croton Point Park, 1A Croton Point Ave., Columbus Day ParadeRenaissance Square, White Plains Croton-on-Hudson 340 South Regent St., #5B, Port Chester914-345-0601 www.clearwaterfestival.org 914-907-4068www.westchestermagazine.com/wineweekend AUGUST NOVEMBER Aug. 3-4 November TBD Peekskill Celebration Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Riverfront Green Park, 50 Hudson Ave., www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com www.peekskillcelebration.com Nov. 3-4 Chappaqua Antiques Show SEPTEMBER Westorchard School , 25 Granite Rd., www.newcastlehistoricalsociety.org Sept. 6-9 November 22 Yorktown Grange Fair Grange fair grounds, 99 Moseman Ave., Thanksgiving Day Parade Wine & Food Weekend www.yorktowngrangefair.org DECEMBER Sept. 8-9 JUNE Toughman Triathlon & DecemberJuneteenth Parades Toughkids Triathlon Dickens’ Christmas Carol at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson info@ToughmanTri.com Old Dutch Church Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk reads www.toughmantri.com with musical accompanimentJune 2-3 Sept. 21-23 www.hudsonvalley.org,White Plains Outdoor Arts www.odcfriends.orgFestival Fall Crafts at LyndhurstTibbits Park, 1 North Broadway, White Plains Lyndhurst, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown December 8866-210-7137 914-631-4481www.whiteplainsoutdoorartsfestival.com www.lyndhurst.org Frosty the Snowman Parade & Holiday LightingJune 8-August 3 Sept. 22-23 http://armonkchamberofcommerce.com,Cross County Summer Concert http://northcastleny.comSeries Native American Pow-Wow FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd.,www.crosscountycenter.com Yorktown Heights http://fdrpowwow2012.eventbrite.com/ www.westchestertourism.com 31
  • meetings & conventionsA Meeting of the MindsIt’s just smart to plan your meeting or event in Westchester, whichprides itself on being New York’s Intellectual Capital®. The name arisesfrom the highly educated workforce and the many corporations, such asIBM and PepsiCo, that are headquartered here. The county boasts oneof the best-educated workforces in the nation. Shouldn’t you put all thatWestchester has to offer to work for you?The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estate Don’t take our word for it — Listen to what these meeting professionals have to say: Robert O. Sanders, Jr., CMP Harley Riak, CMP Chairman, Hospitality Resource Group, Inc. Executive Director of Meetings, Incentives and www.HRGinc.net Special Events. Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc www.vwti.com Recent events: 6th Annual Not for Profit Education Summit, Recent events: 5th Annual You are “Cause” for Celebration Dozens of social and corporate events “As a meeting planner, it “The greatest asset is great to know that the Westchester has is its rich venues in Westchester history and beauty. Because offer great service and of its close proximity to food, always delivering a New York City and the great overall experience wonderful transportation for the guests. From system it has, Westchester world-class hotels and County is an ideal venue conference centers to for major corporate and i i unique catering venues and destinations, social events. O corporate meetings, charity i l Our Westchester has it all! Westchester is a events and social functions have taken place beautiful place to both live and work and from the beautiful mansions of Tarrytown to the gives you the best of both worlds: first-class wonderful hotels of White Plains. They have all business opportunity coupled with a country been successful because of the ease of working atmosphere.” in the county.”32 www.westchestertourism.com
  • Manhattanville CollegeMeeting rooms featuring artful design, state-of-the-art we provide hands-on service to ensure its success. Soequipment and thoughtful use of space allow officemates the “Think Westchester” and learn more online at www.freedom to brainstorm, plan, and exchange information in westchestertourism.com or by calling 800-833-9282.distraction-free comfort. Our highly educated workforce has helped grow some Distinctive locations offer tremendous value, and we of Westchester County’s key growth sectors such as greencan accommodate everything from a small intimate boardmeeting to large conventions. Your attendees will find biotech, finance, healthcare, IT and green technology. It’sthemselves inspired by their surroundings, whether it’s all part of an atmosphere of innovation and ideas, one thata stunning view of the Hudson River or the urban vibe in challenges the top minds in the top industries. Let us helpWhite Plains. Plus, you can focus on your event because you challenge your people. Life is Better when Shared Sheraton is where people gather. Whether for a corporate meeting, family event, or small party, the Sheraton Tarrytown Hotels personalized service and spectacular amenities will make your event unforgettable. special rates and packages available Book at Sheraton.com or 914 332 7900 ©2011 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sheraton and its logo are the trademarks of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., www.westchestertourism.com 33
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  • itinerariesThemed Trips for All InterestsWhether you’re here with a bus tour, attending a family reunion or participating in a corporate retreat, you might wantto have a few options available for interesting side trips. In this guide, we have drawn attention to several sites linked totravel themes such as African-American Heritage, Revolutionary War history and Gardens. In addition, we have manyother options, ranging from mansion tours and outdoor adventure to shopping and antiquing.Here are a few itinerary ideas and a sampling of places to discover: Playland Old Dutch Church Washington Irving Interpreter WWW.RYEPLAYLAND.ORGFamily Fun: Westchester offers Celebrated Locals: Explore the Legends & Folklore: Learngreat times for kids of all ages, legacies of famous Westchester about the cultural heritage ofwhether venturing outdoors, residents, from Revolutionary Westchester, experience therelaxing on the beach or seeing War heroes to giants of Headless Horseman and seea live performance. industry. Westchester’s legendary sites. New Rochelle (Pg 12) New Rochelle (Pg 9) Playland Park beach, Rye (Pg 12 & 13) Purchase (Pg 11) Burying Ground, Tarrytown (Pg 8) Scarsdale (Pg 16) Tarrytown (Pg 6) Sleepy Hollow (Pg 6) Scarsdale (Pg 11) Croton-on-Hudson (Pg 6) Sleepy Hollow (Pg 8) Ossining (Pg 16) Historic Site, Katonah (Pg 8) Sleepy Hollow (Pg 8) groups & tours Everyone Can Have Some Fun A family reunion, a bus trip and a corporate venues. Full-service luxury spas and multiple event all have one thing in common: the shopping destinations let you indulge your need to appeal to every member of the group. group. In the summer, Westchester hosts Westchester’s varied offerings are sure to one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor please, no matter what type of group is music events, the Caramoor International involved or when your event takes place. Music Festival. Throughout the year, our Destinations such as New Roc City, calendar is full of enticing activities that Empire City at Yonkers Raceway and Playland celebrate the seasons. Amusement Park, deliver plenty of fun year- Caramoor For visitors with disabilities, we have round. Plan a group outing on the region’s golf completely accessible sites and totally courses, a perfect place to enjoy the beauty of the Hudson helpful services at the ready. Valley. Cruise the Hudson River, or chart a hiking, biking We’re here to lend a hand. No matter what the occasion, or camping trip through our plentiful parks and six scenic you’ll find a warm welcome in Westchester. trails. Tour gorgeous gardens or visit a historic site. Call us at 800-833-9282 or visit www.westchestertourism. If you’re more inclined to take in a play or a movie, com for all the latest information. We also have pre-planned Westchester fits the bill, with plenty of performing arts itineraries and tours and downloadable brochures. www.westchestertourism.com 35
  • meetings & events10 Reasons WhyWestchester isYour Smart Choice The CliffsWhether you’re just looking for a place to go for a small group Teamouting or planning an event for hundreds of guests, Westchester Countyis the destination for you. Here are 10 reasons (among many!) tothink Westchester: Building Trust Us to Get Your Group Working Together Better Think Westchester for team-building exercises that promote cooperation and communication, allowing participants to further develop their problem-solving and decision-making skills. Along with having two quarter-mile European-style tracks outdoors, Grand Prix New York in Mount Kisco combines indoor open-wheel racing with events space and conference rooms. The Cliffs, found in Valhalla, offers indoor rock JIM KRAJICEK climbing and fitness challenges. What better way for your group to relax than Pound Ridge Golf by creating their own vintage? They’ll get instruction and everything they need at1. Play at a variety of award-winning attractions 7. Follow the fairways – Westchester boasts Make Your Own Wine in Elmsford. LIFEand stay in Westchester’s relaxed and some of the region’s best golf courses, including The Place to Be is a 29,000-square-footconvenient accommodations. Saxon Woods, a favorite with the public since special events and entertainment center 1931. in Ardsley. Those attending a corporate2. Location, location, location. No matter what meeting can enjoy breakout sessions ofsetting you desire, we can offer it, from a 8. Keep the team together for a great night arcade games, laser tag and bowling.remote hamlet to a happening city scene. on the town. Clubs, restaurants, theaters andAs an aside, did you know that more than 55 performing arts centers keep the beat. The region’s conference centers alsofeature films and cable TV shows have been arrange everything from adventure-shot here in recent years? The camera 9. Stay busy. Our fully loaded calendar of events based activities to indoor events.doesn’t lie! always has something going on. Sometimes, whether it’s a family reunion or an employee union, people3. Planes, trains and automobiles – whichever 10. We’re just as good as we think! While in just need a chance to relax in a socialform of transportation you prefer, it’s easy to Westchester – New York’s Intellectual Capital® setting, like Emma’s Ale House in Whiteget here and easy to get around! – you are among thousands of brilliant men Plains or Mulligan’s at Doral Arrowwood and women who live and work here. New in Rye Brook. Whether it’s a gourmet4. We have something for everyone – If variety inspiration is around every corner, and the meal or a karaoke contest, arranging anis the spice of life, your cultural palate will excitement is definitely contagious.be well-satisfied in Westchester. Nature outing can improve morale and energizelovers, night owls, music buffs, sports fans, participants.fashionistas and foodies all get to explore That’s why we’re so proud to say that If you want to plan your own team-what they love. Westchester is definitely your building challenge, think of us as an extension of your team, providing5. Leave your worries on shore and spend a SMART CHOICE hands-on service to ensure success.day boating on the Hudson River or Long Island for meetings, events and group Need to charter a yacht? Want to findSound, which both border the county. activities. a comedy club that specializes in team building? Westchester makes the perfect6. Lose your head in history. The county that is backdrop for any type of event, and ourhome to the Legend of Sleepy Hollow is rich inhistorical and cultural sites to visit. experienced staff would love to be part of your team.36 www.westchestertourism.com
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  • exceptional spacesFind the Perfect FitTo Meet Your NeedsA successful event depends on just the right Manhattanville College Barns, housed in a spectacularly renovatedsetting – something special enough to turn a dairy barn and serving products grown onmeeting from mundane to memorable. its surrounding farms. Don’t be surprised if Finding the perfect venue is never a problem you find yourself dining at the same time asin Westchester, but choosing from among the the owner of Stone Barn, David Rockefeller,incredible variety can be. In addition to hotels or one of the destination’s many admirers,and conference centers (see page 40), sites Martha Stewart.for meetings, team-building, social functions, There are also several college towns in thegroup events, weddings and reunions are county with pleasant campus-based facilities.available throughout the county. Reid Castle at Manhattanville College in Should you hold your corporate getaway Purchase has hosted weddings, receptionsin a historic castle like Lyndhurst? Opt for dinner and and other elegant affairs for up to 150 guess, while nearbydancing in The Capitol Theater? Or strap on helmets for SUNY Purchase can make lecture rooms, classrooms anda little racing at Grand Prix New York, which also offers recital halls available for groups large and small.break-out meeting rooms? These options just scratch the surface of all the You can plan a reception at the Mamaroneck Beach & interesting spaces in Westchester. Let us help you findYacht Club or dine at the venerated Blue Hill at Stone the perfect place.For rankings by capacity, see the Banquet & Dining Venues section, page 52.Castles & Mansions Philipse Manor Hall Manhattanville College Greentree Country Club 29 Warburton Ave., Yonkers 2900 Purchase St., Purchase 538 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle 914-965-4027 914-323-5396 914-636-8500Caramoor Center for Music www.philipsemanorhall.blogspot.com& the Arts www.mville.edu www.greentreeclub.com Capacity: 400 Capacity: 160 Capacity: 700149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah914-232-5035 x 240 Wainwright House Mercy College Lake Isle Country Clubwww.caramoor.org CaterersCapacity: 800 www.wainwright.org 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry 914-948-3666 660 White Plains Rd., Eastchester Capacity: 30-80 914-961-1905Castle on the Hudson www.mercy.edu www.lakeislecaterers.com400 Benedict Ave., Tarrytown Washington Irving’s Capacity: 450 Capacity: 400914-631-1980, 800-616-4487 Sunnysidewww.castleonthehudson.com West Sunnyside Ln., Tarrytown Pace University Lakeside at Osceola 914-591-8763 White Plains & PleasantvilleCapacity: 175 www.hudsonvalley.org 399 East Main St., Jefferson Valley 914-923-2774 Capacity: 120 914-245-3246 www.pace.eduThe CV Rich Mansion www.lakesideatosceola.com Capacity: 10-700 Capacity: 1,000305 Ridgeway, White Plains Whitby Castle at Rye Golf Club914-948-0958www.caperberryevents.com www.ryegolfclub.com Sarah Lawrence Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Capacity: 10-300 College ClubCapacity: 220 1 Mead Way, Bronxville 555 South Barry Ave., MamaroneckThe James House Colleges & Universities 914-395-2412 914-698-1130 www.slc.edu www.mamaroneckbeachandyacht.Mansion701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow Berkeley College Capacity: 18-400 com 99 Church St., White Plains Capacity: 400914-366-3178 914-694-1122 SUNY Purchasewww.jameshousemansion.org www.berkeleycollege.edu 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase The VIP Country ClubCapacity: 100-175 Capacity: 200 914-251-6505 600 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle www.purchase.edu 914-235-1500Lyndhurst Fordham University Capacity: 20-1,000 www.vipcountryclub.com625 South Broadway, Tarrytown 400 Westchester Ave., West Harrison Capacity: 1,000914-524-7900 914-367-3202 www.fordham.edu/westchester Country Clubs &www.lyndhurst.org Capacity: 100 MuseumsCapacity: 350 (tented) Beach Clubs Good Counsel Convent - Hammond Museum &Philipsburg Manor Mapleton Brynwood Country Club Japanese Stroll GardenNorth Broadway Rt. 9, Sleepy Hollow 52 North Broadway, White Plains 568 Bedford Rd., Armonk 28 Deveau Rd., North Salem914-631-3992 914-798-1201 914-273-9300 914-669-5033www.hudsonvalley.org www.caperberryevents.com www.thecanyonclub.org www.hammondmuseum.orgCapacity: 50 Capacity: 150 Capacity: 360 Capacity: 15038 www.westchestertourism.com
  • exceptional spacesNeuberger Museum of Art Windows on The Hudson Rory Dolan’s Grand Prix New York735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase 19 Livingston Ave., Dobbs Ferry 880 McLean Ave., Yonkers 333 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco914-251-6100 914-693-3192 914-776-2946 914-241-3131www.neuberger.org www.windowsonthehudson.com www.rorydolans.com www.gpny.comCapacity: 300 Capacity: 300 Capacity: 120-200 Capacity: 1,000Banquet Halls Restaurants Ruth Chris Steak House Hudson River Museum 670 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers Look also in the Dining section, 914-631-7293Abigail Kirsch at Tapan Hill 914-963-4550 beginning on page 26. www.ruthchris.com81 Highland Ave., Tarrytown www.hrm.org914-631-3030 Capacity: 10-100 Capacity: 200 121 Restaurantwww.abigailkirsch.com Corner of Dingle Rd. & Rt. 121, NorthCapacity: 500 Sam’s of Gedney Way Life The Place to Be 50 Gedney Way, White Plains 2 Lawrence St., Ardsley www.121restaurant.com 914-949-0978Antun’s of Westchester Capacity: 60-100 914-591-440035 Valley Ave., Elmsford www.samsofgedneyway.com www.lifetheplacetobe.com914-592-5260 Capacity: 100 Blue Hill at Stone Barns Capacity: 30-1,000www.antunsofwestchester.com 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico HillsCapacity: 300 914-366-9606 Sinapi’s Ceola Manor Rt. 6N & Hill Blvd., Jefferson Valley Make Your Own Wine www.bluehillfarm.com 105 Fairview Park Dr., ElmsfordAt the Reef Restaurant & Capacity: 250 914-245-0630 914-741-5425Caterers www.ceola.com Capacity: 225 www.MYOWine.comRt. 9 Annsville Circle, Cortlandt The Cabin Restaurant Capacity: 150 1172 Knollwood Rd., Greenburghwww.At-the-Reef.com 914-592-6682 Striped Bass Restaurant www.cabinrestaurantny.com 236 West Main St., Tarrytown Paramount Center for theCapacity: 175 Capacity: 175 914-366-4455 Arts www.stripedbassny.com 1008 Brown St., PeekskillBeckwith Pointe700 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle The Clubhouse Grill, 42 Capacity: 200 914-739-2333914-235-0620 14 Memorial Hwy., New Rochelle www.paramountcenter.org 914-632-1442 Victor’s Restaurant Capacity: 1,024www.beckwithpointe.com www.clubhousegrillny.com 500 Commerce St., HawthorneCapacity: 500 Capacity: 152 914-769-1817 The Performing Arts CenterColonial Terrace www.victorsrestaurant-ny.com 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase Don Coqui Capacity: 100 914-251-6222119 Oregon Rd., Cortlandt Manor 115 Cedar St., New Rochelle914-737-0400 www.artscenter.org 914-637-3737www.colonialterracecaterers.com www.doncoqui.com The Willett House Capacity: 1,300Capacity: 400 Capacity: 400 20 Willet Ave., Port Chester 914-939-7500 Playland ParkThe Fountainhead Half Moon www.thewilletthouse.com55 Quaker Ridge Rd., New Rochelle Capacity: 275 www.ryeplayland.org914-235-4400 www.harvest2000.com Capacity: up to 10,000www.thefountainhead-ny.com Capacity: 150 Zuppa RestaurantCapacity: 400 The Private Office, Inc. Harvest on Hudson www.zupparestaurant.com 800 Westchester Ave., Rye BrookGlen Island Harbour Club 1 River St., Hastings-on-Hudson Capacity: 10-200 914-697-4700Glen Island Park, New Rochelle 914-478-2800 www.theprivateoffice.com914-636-6500 www.harvest2000.com Capacity: 80-200 Additional Venues Capacity: 150www.glenisland-harbourclub.comCapacity: 500 Hostaria Mazzei Restaurant The Arts Exchange Regal New Roc 18 & Imax 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 33 LeCount Place, New Rochelle 25 South Regent St., Port ChesterJuliano’s Caterers 914-939-2727 914-428-4220 800-918-6338700 Main St., New Rochelle www.hostariamazzei.com www.artswestchester.org www.regmovies.com914-633-3700 Capacity: 90 Capacity: 150 Capacity: 376www.julianoscaterers.comCapacity: 250 La Panetiere Burke Education Facility Scarsdale Woman’s Club 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 37 Drake Rd., ScarsdaleThe Polish Center www.lapanetiere.com 914-597-2846 914-724-002492 Waverly St., Yonkers Capacity: 90 www.burke.org Capacity: 150914-965-2559 Capacity: 120www.thepolishcenter.com Le Chateau StaticCapacity: 600 The Capitol Theatre 180 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains www.lechateauny.com 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester Capacity: 175 914-997-2600The Riverview 914-934-93621 Warburton Ave., Hastings-on- www.thecapitoltheatre.net www.statichair.com The Melting Pot Capacity: 500-1800 Capacity: 100www.riverviewcaterers.com 30 Mamaroneck Ave., White PlainsCapacity: 220 914-993-6358 Empire City Casino at Westchester Broadway www.meltingpot.com Yonkers Raceway Theatre Capacity: 52 1 Broadway Plaza, ElmsfordThe Surf Club 810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers280 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle 914-968-4200 914-592-2222 Red Hat on the River www.broadwaytheatre.com914-633-8221 www.EmpireCityGaming.comsurfclub.nycweddings.biz Capacity: 500 Capacity: 52-450 www.redhatbistro.comCapacity: 500 Capacity: 65-120 FUNFUZION at New Roc White Plains PerformingWestchester Manor Rini’s Restaurant City Arts Center140 Saw Mill River Rd., Hastings-on- 12 West Main St., Elmsford 19 LeCount Place, New Rochelle 11 City Place, White Plains 914-592-6799 914-637-7575 914-328-1600www.westchestermanor.com www.rinisristorante.com www.funfuziononline.com www.wppac.comCapacity: 400 Capacity: 100 Capacity: 3,300 Capacity: 410 www.westchestertourism.com 39
  • hotels & conference centers ES IC IN & RV FO CT E N & SE TA M TI ES N NA G EE TI CO EL M NI E OT AM H ARMONK IBM Learning Center, Located just five miles from Westchester County Airport. 15,000- Business Groups Only sf of dedicated meeting space, including 213-seat auditorium; 12 20 Old Post Rd. classrooms with rear-screen projection, touch screen and wireless Armonk, NY 10504 controls. 19 breakout rooms and complimentary wired and wireless 914-499-2000 HSIA. Dedicated conference and technical support, business center, Fax: 914-499-2522 complimentary parking and on-site shuttle service. The Arbor Room www.ibmlearningcenter.com seats 206 for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the Fireplace Lounge ࣊ᵒ ᗴ offers pub fare, billiards, ping pong, foosball and more. The fitness center includes indoor basketball, volleyball court, four outdoor lighted tennis courts, jogging paths, customized team-building events. La Quinta Inn & Suites - Armonk Complimentary transportation to and from Westchester County 94 Business Park Dr. Airport. Exercise room and complimentary continental breakfast. Armonk, NY 10504 New restaurant, Marc Charles Steakhouse, and M.C. Bar & Lounge. 914-273-9090, 800-SLEEPLQ Private meeting space and banquet facilities. Conference planning Fax: 914-273-4105 packages, including breakfast, lunch and dinner service, A/V www.lq.com equipment and high-speed wireless Internet service. ࣊ ˃ᵒ ᗴ BRIARCLIFF MANOR Edith Macy Conference Center Dedicated conference planning, audio-visual technician, business 550 Chappaqua Rd. services, complimentary parking, valet dry cleaning, outdoor pool, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 jogging and orienteering trail, lakeside grounds for corporate and 914-945-8000 social events with volleyball, tetherball, badminton, basketball, Fax: 914-945-8009 horseshoes, bocce ball, foosball, ping pong, fishing, team-building www.edithmacy.com and high/low ropes course. ౸࣊ ˃ᵒ ᗴ CHAPPAQUA Crabtree’s Kittle House Restaurant Historic 1790 mansion with 13 rooms for overnight accommodations. and Inn HDTV, wireless Internet, continental breakfast. World-class dining, 11 Kittle Rd. grand award wine cellar, private events from 10-200. Chappaqua, NY 10514 914-666-8044 Fax: 914-666-2684 www.kittlehouse.com ᵒᗴ ELMSFORD Extended Stay America All rooms are suites featuring full kitchens and plenty of workspace. 118 Tarrytown Rd. Elmsford, NY 10523 914-347-8073, 800-EXT-STAY Fax: 914-347-8059 www.extendedstay.com ࣊ᗴ Hampton Inn - Elmsford Complimentary deluxe hot continental breakfast, complimentary 200 West Main St. high-speed Internet access, free local phone calls, fitness room, Elmsford, NY 10523 outdoor pool, business center, free parking and safe deposit boxes. 914-592-5680, 800-HAMPTON Three meeting rooms with catered banquet service, complimentary Fax: 914-592-6727 high-speed Internet access, fax and copy services available. www.whiteplainstarrytown.hamptoninn.com ౸࣊ ᗴ La Quinta Inn & Suites - Elmsford Complimentary continental breakfast, exercise room, indoor pool. 540 Saw Mill River Rd. Private meeting space and banquet facilities available for Elmsford, NY 10523 business and social events. Conference planning packages, 914-592-3300, 800-SLEEPLQ including breakfast, lunch and dinner service, A/V equipment Fax: 914-592-3381 and high-speed wireless Internet service. www.lq.com ౺࣊ ᗴ ౺ Indoor Pool, ౸Outdoor Pool, ࣊ Fitness Center, ˃ Charter Service, ᵒ Restaurant On-Site,40 www.westchestertourism.com Gift Shop, ᗴ Pets, Smoke-Free
  • hotels & conference centers S ER OW ET R RN SH TE S S SF OM OM TE T N OU AL GE CE L IN M RO RO S ES A SU OM N OT OO LL S S ET IT RA A R SF G ES ES VI /T SR RO RO AD SU TE N QU IN EL O E TI L EA EA AS DI IC TA OF OF OF OF N EE S IR BU PR AU BA AR TH CL TO W M # # # #$150 - $224 182 11 15,000 106N or 108N 24x26/624 50 32 30 107N & 207N 24x30/720 50 32 30 106N & 108N 24x52/1,248 100 52 60 112N or 113N 26x30/780 50 36 40 112N & 113N 30x52/1,560 100 68 80 206N or 208N 24x26/624 50 32 30 206N & 208N 24x52/1,248 100 52 60 221N or 213N 26x30/780 50 36 40 221N & 213N 30x52/1,560 100 68 80 B102 & B201 27x32/864 50 32 30 Auditorium 60x28/1,680 208 - - 140 50 9 4 5,874 Kensico 27x35/945 80 40 25 Wampus 27x27/729 60 20 25 Ballroom: 1 Section 20x35/700 60 25 25 Ballroom: 2 Sections 40x35/1,400 130 60 50 Ballroom: 3 Sections 60x35/2,100 250 100 100 52 6 10,000 Auditorium 50x57/2,850 200 96 - Oak 39x24/936 49 40 40 Maple 32x27/864 40 32 25 Birch 32x24/768 30 24 30 Dogwood or Hickory 15x27/405 20 12 15 Dogwood/Hickory/Maple 64x27/1,728 100 70 60 Hickory and Maple 47x27/1,269 60 40 40 Dogwood and Hickory 30x27/810 40 24 30 Spruce 24x17/408 30 20 20$150 - $224 13 3,769 Atrium Carriage Room 36x80/2,880 150 100 200 Main Dining Room 22x18/397 50 30 45 Ivy Hill Room 16x18/288 40 25 35 Wine Cellar Room 12x17/204 20 20 16 136 136$150 - $224 156 8 2 2,800 Room 1 35x30/1,030 70 40 40 Room 2 25x30/770 50 30 40 Rooms 1 & 2 60x30/800 115 80 90 Room 3 29x35/1,000 50 30 50 101 48 9 4 3,888 Clearbrook A 21x25/525 45 30 40 Clearbrook B 21x25/525 45 30 40 Ballroom 43x66/2,838 300 200 225 Westchester A 43x22/946 100 60 60 Westchester B 43x22/946 100 60 60 Westchester C 43x22/946 100 60 60 www.westchestertourism.com 41
  • hotels & conference centers ES IC IN & RV FO CT E N & SE TA M TI ES N NA G EE TI CO EL M NI E OT AM H HAWTHORNE Comfort Inn & Suites Complimentary continental breakfast, indoor swimming pool 20 Saw Mill River Rd. and sundeck. Multiple self-service laundry stations. Adjacent to Hawthorne, NY 10532 Applebee’s Executive Diner and New York Sports Club. High-speed 914-592-8600, 800-4CHOICE wired and wireless-ready, audio/visual equipment available. Fax: 914-592-7457 Bridal catering available. www.choicehotels.com ౺ ࣊ᗴ MOUNT KISCO Holiday Inn On-site 24-hour fitness center and daypass available to Saw Mill 1 Holiday Inn Dr. Athletic Club. Have a nightcap on the Manor, Sunday to Thursday Mount Kisco, NY 10549 at 9:30pm by the lobby fireplace. Large banquet room that can be 914-241-2600, 800-HOLIDAY subdivided, Kisco Room, Executive Boardroom all with wireless Fax: 914-241-4742 high-speed Internet access. www.hudsonvalleymanor.com ౸࣊ ᵒ ᗴ NEW ROCHELLE Radisson Newly renovated lobby, guestrooms and banquet facilities 1 Radisson Plaza completed June 2011. Seasonal pool, fitness and business center. New Rochelle, NY 10801 State-of-the-art A/V and conference amenities. Full-service 914-576-3700, 800-333-3333 restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Westchester’s Fax: 914-576-3711 premier lounge for a mature crowd, with live entertainment. www.radissonnewrochelle.com Complimentary WiFi. Walking distance to Metro North Railroad. ౸࣊ ˃ᵒ 15 minutes to NYC, Yankee Stadium, LGA, JFK and Westchester airport. On-site taxi service. On-premise spa and wellness center. Residence Inn by Marriott - Laundry facilities, complimentary parking, daily housekeeping and New Rochelle outdoor pool. Versatile meeting and banquet space. Flexible catering 35 LeCount Place options tailored to each group. Various set-up options and A/V New Rochelle, NY 10801 equipment available. 914-636-7888, 800-331-3131 Fax: 914-636-7085 www.newrochelleresidenceinn.com ౸࣊ ᗴ PEEKSKILL Inn On the Hudson Continental breakfast, 24-hr. beverage bar and bedtime cookie depot. 634 Main St. Events can be held at restaurant, beautiful Henry’s On The Hudson. Peekskill, NY 10566 914-739-1500, 800-526-9466 Fax: 914-739-7607 www.innonthehudson.com ౸ᵒ ᗴ RYE Courtyard by Marriott - Rye Bistro serving breakfast and dinner. Starbucks Coffee, Martini Bar, 631 Midland Ave. Media Pods, heated indoor pool and whirlpool, 24-hour access Rye, NY 10580 to health facility. The Market 24-hour “grab and go” and 24/7 914-921-1110, 800-266-1953 complimentary coffee. Meeting services, convenient to Avon, IBM, Fax: 914-921-2445 PepsiCo, Nestle Waters, Swiss Re and MasterCard. www.courtyardwhiteplainsrye.com ౺࣊ ᵒ RYE BROOK Doral Arrowwood Three restaurants, golf, sports center, tennis, raquetball, squash, 975 Anderson Hill Rd. whirlpool, sauna, and spa. Three conference wings, advance A/V Rye Brook, NY 10573 with on-site technical support, team-building programs and golf 914-939-5500, 866-428-9739 outings. Fax: 914-323-5300 www.doralarrowwood.com ౺౸࣊ ᵒ ౺ Indoor Pool, ౸Outdoor Pool, ࣊ Fitness Center, ˃ Charter Service, ᵒ Restaurant On-Site,42 www.westchestertourism.com Gift Shop, ᗴ Pets, Smoke-Free
  • hotels & conference centers S ER OW ET R RN SH TE S S SF OM OM TE T N OU AL GE CE L IN M RO RO S ES A SU OM N OT OO LL S S ET IT RA A R SF G ES ES VI /T SR RO RO AD SU TE N QU IN EL O E TI L EA EA AS DI IC TA OF OF OF OF N EE S IR BU PR AU BA AR TH CL TO W M # # # #$150 - $224 86 14 5 1 957 Hawthorne 22x26/572 45 35 40 Colonial 25x16/385 30 20 25 122 4 2 5,039 Salons A & B 34x42/1,462 110 80 110 Salon C 39x45/1,755 175 90 150 Hudson Valley AB 43x68/2,924 275 200 200 Boardroom 15x24/360 - - 20 129 3 4 4 5,646 Empire Ballroom 80x35x15/3,600 350 50 240 Echo Bay Suite 53x22x10/1,166 100 60 70 Five Island Suite 55x25x12 115 70 80 Sound Shore Suite 50x20x8 20 10 20 124 124 8 5 4,350 LeCount 32x32/1,024 80 40 55 Huguenot 25x25/625 40 20 36 Queen of the Sound 23x25/575 45 18 30 La Rochelle 23x25/575 45 18 30 Capelli Board Room 23x25/575 45 18 30 Hearthroom 60x25/1,500 - - 70 Pool Deck –/1,500 - - - 53 133 12 8 2 1,308 Meeting Room A 26x22/654 40 27 40 Meeting Room B 26x22/654 40 27 45 373 5 4 1 33,000 Arrowwood BR 92x71x21/6,532 550/540 300/350 240/360 Arrowwood AB 46x71x21/3,226 240/270 150/175 120/180 Amphitheater n/a 150/220 150/220 - Bedford 53x34x13/1,802 120/150 78/90 72/90 Briarcliff 42x34x14/1,428 100/120 66/75 64/80 Scarborough 38x38x10/1,444 100/110 50/60 72/90 Hawthorne 30x24x9.5/720 50/60 32/36 32/40 A 101 24x20x8.5/480 30/40 15/22 16/20 A 202 16x11x8.5/176 12/15 - 8/10 www.westchestertourism.com 43
  • ES IC IN & RV FO CT E N & SE TA M TI ES N NA G EE TI CO EL M NI E OT AM H Hilton Rye Town Indoor and outdoor pool facilities, year-round tennis, Jacuzzi and 699 Westchester Ave. state-of-the-art fitness center. Meeting services, newly renovated Rye Brook, NY 10573 32,000-sf of meeting and banquet facilities include two full-size 914-939-6300, 800-HILTONS ballrooms that offer natural light. Meeting facilities come equipped Fax: 914-939-4760 with HSIA, including dedicated T-1 lines. www.ryetown.hilton.com ౺౸࣊ ˃ᵒ ᗴ TARRYTOWN Castle on the Hudson Award-winning Equus Restaurant, fitness center, pool, bocce ball, 400 Benedict Ave. tennis, biking and golf nearby. Spectacular banquet facility with Tarrytown, NY 10591 audio/visual equipment on-site. Meeting packages available. Delta 914-631-1980, 800-616-4487 Sky Miles for meeting planners. Fax: 914-631-4612 www.castleonthehudson.com ౺࣊ᵒ Courtyard by Marriott - Tarrytown Lounge with fireplace, large-screen TC, Heated indoor pool 475 White Plains Rd. and whirlpool. The Market 24-hour “grab and go” and 24/7 Tarrytown, NY 10591 complimentary coffee. Meeting Services, convenient to Avon, 914-631-1122, 800-589-2720 IBM, PepsiCo, Nestle Waters, SwissRe and MasterCard. Fax: 914-631-1357 www.tarrytowncourtyard.com ౺࣊ Doubletree by Hilton Tarrytown Located near many attractions, the hotel offers 247 rooms, 25,000-sf 455 South Broadway of flexible meeting space, full conference services, 24-hr. business Tarrytown, NY 10591 center. Guests enjoy indoor pool, fitness center, day spa, sauna, 914-631-5700, 800-474-4260 steamer, restaurant, bar, lounge, and more. Fax: 914-631-4125 www.tarrytown.doubletree.com ౺࣊ ᵒ ᗴ Sheraton Fitness facility, indoor pool and spa. Full-service contemporary 600 White Plains Rd. American restaurant. SB&G, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and Tarrytown, NY 10591 room service. Executive Boardroom, fully equipped business center, 914-332-7900, 800-325-3535 full catering service and two flexible meeting rooms. Fax: 914-332-7950 www.sheratontarrytown.com ౺࣊ ᵒ ᗴ SpringHill Suites by Marriott Business center, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool spa, exercise 480 White Plains Rd. room, market express, dry cleaning and self laundry. Meeting Room Tarrytown, NY 10591 accommodations, catering and A/V equipment services. 914-366-4600, 888-236-2427 Fax: 914-366-4601 www.tarrytownspringhill.com ౺࣊ Tarrytown House Estate & Complete sports center featuring indoor/outdoor pools, sauna, Conference Center racquetball and tennis. Cellar 49, a tavern at the Mansion. Certified 49 East Sunnyside Ln. by IACC. Extensive AV/IT services and wired and wireless high-speed Tarrytown, NY 10591 internet throughout. 45 Mbps of HSIA bandwidth allows for 914-591-8200, 800-553-8118 professional video-conference capabilities. Fax: 914-591-3131 www.tarrytownhouseestate.com ౸౺ ࣊ ᵒ ౺ Indoor Pool, ౸Outdoor Pool, ࣊ Fitness Center, ˃ Charter Service, ᵒ Restaurant On-Site,44 www.westchestertourism.com Gift Shop, ᗴ Pets, Smoke-Free
  • S ER OW ET R RN SH TE S S SF OM OM TE T N OU AL GE CE L IN M RO RO S ES A SU OM N OT OO LL S S ET IT RA A R SF G ES ES VI /T SR RO RO AD SU TE N QU IN EL O E TI L EA EA AS DI IC TA OF OF OF OF N EE S IR BU PR AU BA AR TH CL TO W M # # # # 447 11 15 4 32,000 Westchester BR 119x80/9,520 1,100 630 900 Grand Ballroom 104x62/448 750 420 600 Town of Rye Suite 70x26/1,820 204 117 210 Arbor Suites 5, each 25x20/500 50 30 40 Board Suites 8, each 25x15/375 40 24 30 Port Chester Suite 24x20/500 50 30 40 31 10 1 8 4,134 Great Hall 28x52/1,456 175 100 150 Caramai Ballroom 28x50/1,456 175 100 150 Library 24x24/57 32 20 32 Tapestry 21x35/650 45 24 45 120 19 7 1,300 Sleepy Hollow 26x23/598 40 40 40 Kykuit Room 26x23/598 40 40 40$150 - $224 247 5 4 2 25,000 Grand Ballroom (1-6) 101x99/10,054 - - 740 Salon 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 77x99/7,535 840 452 600 Terrace 141.7x20/2,834 - - 250 Hudson, A, B & C 69x19/1,315 150 90 110 River 38x19/722 85 42 60 Westchester Ballroom N & S 50x85x12/4,250 500 235 330 Sleepy Hollow Room 21.5x40x8/860 80 36 50 Tarrytown Room 21.5x40x8/860 80 36 50 Plaza 1, 2, 3 & 4 (combined) 25x48.75x9.5/1,218 150 48 100 Plaza AB (combined) 22.25x44/980 110 42 80$150 - $224 150 4 1,500 Westchester BR 27.5x17.2/484 - - 18 Terrace Room A 27.5x17.2/484 35 30 32 Terrace Room B 27.5x17.2/484 35 30 32 Terrace A & B 27.5x35.2/968 70 60 80$150 - $224 145 145 6 6 350 Sleepy Hollow Room 14x14/350 12 212 6 8 3 30,000 Mary Duke 74x74/5,500 350 250 350 Washington Irving 41x22/902 70 38 40 Knickerbocker 41x20/820 70 38 40 Hartly 40x32/640 40 28 40 New York 63x30/1,890 168 90 96 Sunnyside 41x23/963 60 40 64 Henry Hudson 22x45/990 70 48 64 Riverview 23x36/828 70 48 64 Boardroom 29x17/493 26 26 23 Tarrytown 58x30/1,740 168 85 88 www.westchestertourism.com 45
  • hotels & conference centers ES IC IN & RV FO CT E N & SE TA M TI ES N NA G EE TI CO EL M NI E OT AM H Westchester Marriott Gift shop, beauty salon, Illy Café, indoor pool, spa services, full- 670 White Plains Rd. service health club, whirlpool and complimentary parking. Flexible Tarrytown, NY 10591 ballrooms and additional meeting space. Meeting staff is supported 914-631-2200, 800-882-1042 by dedicated event management staff and A/V managers. Garden Fax: 914-631-2832 functions available on outdoor terrace. www.westchestermarriott.com ౺࣊ ᵒ ᗴ WHITE PLAINS aka: White Plains Luxury extended stay hotel in downtown White Plains, features fully 25 Martine Ave. furnished studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments ideal White Plains, NY 10606 for stays of a week or longer. 914-220-5700, 888-aka-0170 Fax: 914-761-3501 www.stayaka.com ࣊ᗴ Crowne Plaza Concierge services, gift shop, limousine service, car rental, valet 66 Hale Ave. parking, indoor pool and exercise room. Banquets for up to 500 White Plains, NY 10601 people, 17 meeting rooms. Video-conference capability (HI-NET) 914-682-0050, 800-227-0963 satellite communications network in-house A/V. Fax: 914-682-0405 www.cpwestchester.com ౺࣊ ˃ᵒ The Esplanade Exercise facility, service spa. Complimentary breakfast. 4 Lyon Place White Plains, NY 10601 914-368-3800, 866-974-7829 Fax: 914-761-5208 www.esplanadecorporate.com ࣊ Hyatt Summerfield Suites Newly renovated. Offers spacious one- and-two-bedroom/two-bath 101 Corporate Park Dr. suites, flexible meeting space, full catering and A/V equipment. White Plains, NY 10604 Functional and comfortable rooms include flexible business work- 914-251-9700, 866-974-9288 space and contemporary kitchen. Complimentary WiFi, five-mile Fax: 914-251-1699 radius shuttle service, breakfast buffet, evening social, fitness room www.hyattsummerfieldsuiteswhiteplains.com and pool. Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest program. ౸࣊ ᗴ Renaissance Westchester Indoor pool, fitness room, whirlpool, two indoor tennis courts. 80 West Red Oak Ln. 80 West Restaurant, a seafood grill and outdoor patio with fire pits. White Plains, NY 10604 Outdoor sand volleyball, horseshoes and bocce ball court. Historic 914-694-5400, 800-891-2696 1905 Red Oak Mansion offers a unique venue for executive meetings Fax: 914-694-1907 and memorable events. Experienced A/V staff on site, business www.renaissancehotels.com/HPNSH center and Red Oak Transportation available. ౺࣊ ᵒ Residence Inn by Marriott - Exercise facility, guest laundry, dry cleaning, daily housekeeping, White Plains grocery service. Walking distance to train station and downtown 5 Barker Ave. White Plains. Meeting accommodations. White Plains, NY 10601 914-761-7700, 800-331-3131 Fax: 914-761-1432 www.marriott.com/NYCWP ࣊ᗴ ౺ Indoor Pool, ౸Outdoor Pool, ࣊ Fitness Center, ˃ Charter Service, ᵒ Restaurant On-Site,46 www.westchestertourism.com Gift Shop, ᗴ Pets, Smoke-Free
  • hotels & conference centers S ER OW ET R RN SH TE S S SF OM OM TE T N OU AL GE CE L IN M RO RO S ES A SU OM N OT OO LL S S ET IT RA A R SF G ES ES VI /T SR RO RO AD SU TE N QU IN EL O E TI L EA EA AS DI IC TA OF OF OF OF N EE S IR BU PR AU BA AR TH CL TO W M # # # #$150 - $224 444 5 5 2 26,000 Grand Ballroom 128x72/9,216 1,040 560 850 Salons A,B,C,F,G,H 32x24/768 75 45 50 Salons D or E 32x72/2,304 350 150 150 Tarrytown Ballroom 36x88/3,168 350 150 200 Salons 1-4 36x22/792 75 45 50 2nd Fl. Meeting Rooms (7) 24x24/576 40 24 30 Westchester Ballroom 43x75/3,010 350 120 180 Lobby/Pool 25x96/2,400 - - 130 Executive Conference Suite 14x29/600 - 10 10 Outdoor Garden Terrace 5,000 - - 230 Irvington 17.17x29.25/502 40 24 30$150 - $224 124 124$150 - $224 402 7 13 3 17,000 New Rochelle 99x60/5,940 800 300 550 Larchmont (Comb) 48x32x10/1,536 100 90 100 Yorktown 35x24x10/840 80 50 60 Sprainbrook 37x21x10/777 70 40 50 Pleasantville 60x20x10/1,452 90 60 70 Briarcliff (Comb) 64x24x9/1,536 150 90 130 Pool Patio 41x19,36x46x11/2,435 - - 180 Scarsdale (Comb) 30x45x10/1,020 80 60 90 Mamaroneck 24x21x10/504 30 15 30 Pelham 17x32x10/544 50 35 40$150 - $224 87 16 10,656$150 - $224 159 159 8 2 1,288 Summerfield I 28x23/644 35 18 24 Summerfield II 28x23/644 35 18 24 Summerfield 46x28/1,288 70 40 50 347 6 16 4 18,500 Grand Ballroom 52x105/5,460 600 300 420 Irving 52x35/1,820 175 80 120 Cooper 52x35/1,820 175 80 120 Greeley 52x35/1,820 175 80 120 Hutchinson/Zenger 42x31/1,304 120 60 90 Masefield 20x42/840 60 32 50 Red Oak Terrace 44x66/2,904 230 100 210 Hudson Room 46x26/1,196 80 40 80 7 Conference Suites 16x24/384 35 18 24$150 - $224 133 133 5 3 784 Cottage Room 14x20/280 25 16 20 www.westchestertourism.com 47
  • hotels & conference centers ES IC IN & RV FO CT E N & SE TA M TI ES N NA G EE TI CO EL M NI E OT AM H The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester Great for social events, business functions, family getaways. Spa 3 Renaissance Square facilities, indoor pool and fitness center are among amenities. Dining White Plains, NY 10601 options include The Lounge, BLT Steak and 42. 914-946-5500, 800-542-8680 Fax: 914-946-5501 www.ritzcarlton.com ౺࣊ ᵒ ᗴ Westchester County Center A full-service public arena with a 26,000-sf main hall, the 400-seat 198 Central Park Ave. Little Theater and a 12,800-sf exhibit hall. Minutes from the White Plains, NY 10606 Metro-North station and easily accessible from northern New Jersey 914-995-4050 and southern Connecticut. The County Center’s catering facilities, Fax: 914-995-4063 state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, high-speed Internet www.countycenter.biz access, full-service box office, dressing rooms and convenient adjoining parking areas all add up to first-quality service. *Includes 1,400 fixed balcony seats and 3,000 movable seats on Main Floor. **Banquet/Reception capacities are based on 60in.-round tables seating up to 8 people. YONKERS Hampton Inn & Suites - Yonkers Complimentary daily hot breakfast, lobby bar, indoor pool, fitness and 160 Corporate Blvd. business center. Complimentary parking. Bus parking. Two meeting Yonkers, NY 10701 rooms with catered and banquet service. Fax and copy service. 914-377-1144 Wireless internet in meeting rooms. Access to outdoor patio for Fax: 914-377-1142 breakout sessions. www.yonkerssuites.hamptoninn.com ౺࣊ ˃ ᗴ Ramada Inn Outdoor pool, exercise room. Three meeting rooms available, fax and 125 Tuckahoe Rd. copying service for guests. A/V equipment available. Free breakfast Yonkers, NY 10704 with room. 914-476-3800, 800-2-RAMADA www.ramada.com ౸࣊ ᗴ Residence Inn by Marriott - Yonkers Complimentary full buffet hot breakfast daily, shuttle service, parking 7 Executive Blvd. and grocery shopping. Outdoor patio with fire pit, sports court and Yonkers, NY 10701 putting green. Fully equipped kitchens. Close to Metro North. A 914-476-4600, 800-331-3131 selection of catering menus. Various set-up options and A/V Fax: 914-476-4606 equipment available. www.residenceinnyonkers.com ౺࣊ ˃ᗴ Royal Regency Five Jacuzzi suites, close to Yonkers Raceway, dining room, full 165 Tuckahoe Rd. catering and free parking. Free WiFi, complimentary breakfast, Yonkers, NY 10710 minutes from Manhattan, AAA discount, Hertz Car Rental. 914-476-6200, 800-215-3858 Fax: 914-375-7017 www.royalregencyhotelny.com ࣊ᵒᗴ ౺ Indoor Pool, ౸Outdoor Pool, ࣊ Fitness Center, ˃ Charter Service, ᵒ Restaurant On-Site,48 www.westchestertourism.com Gift Shop, ᗴ Pets, Smoke-Free
  • hotels & conference centers S ER OW ET R RN SH TE S S SF OM OM TE T N OU AL GE CE L IN M RO RO S ES A SU OM N OT OO LL S S ET IT RA A R SF G ES ES VI /T SR RO RO AD SU TE N QU IN EL O E TI L EA EA AS DI IC TA OF OF OF OF N EE S IR BU PR AU BA AR TH CL TO W M # # # # $225+ 146 38 7 2 10,175 Ballroom 97x62/6,014 600 350 420 Salon I 36x62/2,232 220 125 160 Salon II 35x62/2,170 220 125 160 Salon III 25x62/1,550 150 75 100 Westchester Suite 53x28/1,510 140 75 120 Westchester I 30x28/840 75 46 50 Westchester II 23x29/670 60 40 50 Hamilton 23x22/506 40 30 30 Hudson 27x17/459 40 30 30 Court 25x14/350 20 - 12 Sapphire Suite 28x29/920 - - - Boardroom 26x16/416 - - - 42,000 Main Hall 146x177/26,720 4,400* 1,000 1,900** Exhibit Hall 122x98/12,800 1,200 500 - Meeting Room A 19x39/745 70 40 70** Meeting Room B 23x39/886 100 48 100** Meeting Room C 23x39/922 100 48 100** Meeting Room D 23x39/917 100 48 100** Meeting Rooms A-D 91x39/3,533 370 184 370** Meeting Room E 19/709 70 40 70** Meeting Room F 23x39/919 100 48 100** Meeting Room G 23x39/916 100 48 100** Meeting Room H 29x29/1,551 200 72 200** Meeting Rooms E-H 39x107/4,093 470 208 470** Little Theatre 41x75/2,800 400 150 400**$150 - $224 150 39 8 9 955 Meeting Room 1 635 75 60 72 Meeting Room 2 320 45 - - Meeting Room 1 & 2 955 - - - 103 3 4 2,510 Oak 37x5x24/900 80 100 75 Crystal 33x22/700 65 80 60 Pine 24x38/910 85 110 80 $225+ 144 144 7 2 448 Herald Room 448 40 24 32 $0 - $149 92 5 5 13,235 Crystal Room 70x37/4,500 600 250 350 Diamond Room 44x50/4,500 600 250 360 Opal Room 40x50/2,000 120 90 80 www.westchestertourism.com 49
  • additional accommodationsA Quaint Place to StayWith an Elegant FeelIf you’re looking for some of the amenities of a full-service hotel but with plenty of charm and perhapsa bit more scenery, Westchester County has avariety of top-notch inns and bed and breakfaststhat offer a quiet, peaceful getaway. Set on 14 wooded acres in the heart of horsecountry, the Bedford Post Inn, owned by filmstar Richard Gere, is Westchester’s only Relais& Chateaux property. It is an eight-room luxuryinn with a yoga studio, a reflecting pool andbathrooms that have double-soaking, antiqueclaw-foot tubs imported from Portugal. Two on-site restaurants, The Barn Restaurant and TheFarmhouse, offer casual and upscale diningoptions, respectively. Just a short walk to the village of Croton-on-Hudson, the Alexander Hamilton House is abed and breakfast that sits on a cliff overlookingthe Hudson River. Featuring some rooms thatinclude a fireplace and a whirlpool tub, the lavishinn is close to historic houses, Blue Hill at StoneBarns, Kykuit, wineries and more. Westchester County also features several motels thatcapitalize on convenience and comfort. Bedford Post Inn = Wireless Internet, = Smoke-freeBed & Breakfasts Motels Central Motel Town Lyne Motel 441 Central Ave., White Plains 8381 Crompond Rd., Rt. 202,Alexander Hamilton House Alexander Motel 914-948-871749 Van Wyck St., Croton-on-Hudson 542 Tarrytown Rd., White Plains Fax: 914-948-8718 Fax: 914-737-8980914-271-6737 914-761-5600 30 rooms. 19 rooms.www.alexanderhamiltonhouse.com Fax: 914-761-56008 rooms. 16 rooms. Elmsford Motel Tuckahoe Motor Inn 19 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford 307 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 914-592-7500 914-793-6300Bedford Post Inn Fax: 914-592-6461 Fax: 914-793-6387 Apple Motor Inn 48 rooms. www.tuckahoemotorinnllc.com954 Old Post Rd., Bedford 775 Saw Mill River Rd., Ardsley914-275-3773 72 rooms. 914-693-2900www.bedfordpostinn.com Mamaroneck Motel Fax: 914-693-85338 rooms. 1015 West Boston Post Rd., www.applemotorinn.com 49 rooms. Watergate Motor InnSoundview Manor Fax: 914-698-0105 81 Furnance Dock Rd., Croton-on-283 Soundview Ave., White Plains www.mamaroneckmotel.com Ardsley Acres Motel 34 rooms.914-421-9080 560 Saw Mill River Rd., Ardsley Fax: 914-735-1923www.soundviewmanor.com 914-693-2700 www.watergatemotorinn.com7 rooms. www.ardsleymotel.com 40 rooms. 59 rooms. Saw Mill River Motel 25 Valley Ave., Elmsford 914-592-7500 Yonkers Gateway Motel Fax: 914-592-6461 300 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers www.sawmillrivermotel.com 914-476-6600 127 rooms. www.yonkersgatewaymotel.com 60 rooms.50 www.westchestertourism.com
  • GREAT FOOD CLASSIC ROCK 130 TAPSYard House restaurant is an upscale casual eatery known for great food, classic rock musicand 130 taps of imported, craft and specialty ales & lagers. Whether you’re in the mood for a grilled burger and a pint of your favorite draft beer or pan seared ahi and a chilled martini, Yard House has something for everyone! Open Monday through Thursday at 4pm, and Friday through Sunday for lunch, dinner and late night dining. WESTCHESTER’S RIDGE HILL 237 Market Street Yonkers Y 914.375.9273 I-97, Exit 6A y a rd h o u s e . c o m35 LOCATIONS AZ CA CO FL HI IL KS MA NV NY TX VA
  • dining & banquet venuesWhen Your GroupWorks Up an AppetiteWhether you need to arrange a corporate dinner or a When the workday is over, your group can enjoywedding reception, Westchester has the ideal venue. Westchester’s vibrant nightlife. Plan a pub crawl from Enjoy authentic Puerto Rican dining at Don Coqui where Korova Milk Bar to Red Hat on the River; an eveningyour group can participate in corporate team-building events, over vino at The Gnarly Wine or an outing to sampleinteractive cooking parties or Iron Chef competitions. Third- fabulous cocktails such as espresso martinis from thegeneration restaurateurs Jewelle and Jaleene Rodriguez Goldfish Oyster Bar & Restaurant. Our late-nightshowcase signature dishes carrying on their family legacy. If hot spots guarantee you and your group a fun, comfortableyou and your group are looking for a quick, inexpensive bite atmosphere. Can’t decide where to go? Check outof fresh food, look no further than Lonnie’s Fish n’ Chips, a Village Social, a popular bar and restaurant that buzzestake-out only place that serves up battered shrimp, chicken in Westchester, combining the party scene with intimateand fish, along with homemade salads and baked goods. dining.For complete listings, see the Exceptional Spaces section, pages 38-39.VENUES BY CAPACITY Windows on The Hudson ............................ Dobbs Ferry .................................................300 The Willett House............................................. Port Chester................................................. 2751,000 and Above Blue Hill at Stone Barns ................................. Pocantico Hills ...........................................250Playland Park ...................................................... Rye .................................................up to 10,000 Juliano’s Caterers ............................................. New Rochelle .............................................250FUNFUZION at New Roc City ..................... New Rochelle ......................................... 3,300 Below 250The Capitol Theatre ........................................ Port Chester....................................500-1,800 Sinapi’s Ceola Manor....................................... Jefferson Valley.......................................... 225Grand Prix New York ....................................... Mount Kisco ............................................ 1,000 The CV Rich Mansion ..................................... White Plains .................................................220The Performing Arts Center ........................ Purchase ....................................................1,300 The Riverview .................................................... Hastings-on-Hudson ..............................220Paramount Center for the Arts................... Peekskill ......................................................1,024 Berkeley College ............................................... White Plains .................................................200Lakeside at Osceola......................................... Jefferson Valley...................................... 1,000 Harvest on Hudson ......................................... Hastings-on-Hudson ...................... 80-200Life The Place to Be ......................................... Ardsley ................................................ 30-1,000 Hudson River Museum .................................. Yonkers ..........................................................200SUNY Purchase .................................................. Purchase ............................................ 20-1,000 Rory Dolan’s ........................................................ Yonkers ................................................ 120-200The VIP Country Club .................................... New Rochelle ......................................... 1,000 Striped Bass Restaurant ................................. Tarrytown .....................................................200 Zuppa Restaurant ............................................. Yonkers ...................................................10-200500 to 999 At the Reef Restaurant & Caterers ............ Cortlandt Manor .........................................175Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts ............................................ Katonah .........................................................800 The Cabin Restaurant ..................................... Greenburgh ..................................................175Greentree Country Club ............................... New Rochelle ............................................. 700 Castle on the Hudson .................................... Tarrytown ......................................................175Pace University .................................................. White Plains & Pleasantville .......... 10-700 The James House Mansion ......................... Sleepy Hollow ................................... 100-175The Polish Center ............................................. Yonkers ..........................................................600 Le Chateau........................................................... South Salem .................................................175Abigail Kirsch at Tapan Hill .......................... Tarrytown .....................................................500 Manhattanville College .................................. Purchase ....................................................... 160Beckwith Pointe ................................................ New Rochelle .............................................500 The Clubhouse Grill, 42 ................................. New Rochelle ..............................................152Empire City Casino at The Arts Exchange ........................................... White Plains ................................................. 150 Yonkers Raceway .......................................... Yonkers ..........................................................500 Good Counsel Convent - Mapleton ........ White Plains ................................................. 150Glen Island Harbour Club ............................. New Rochelle .............................................500 Half Moon ............................................................ Dobbs Ferry ................................................. 150The Surf Club...................................................... New Rochelle .............................................500 Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden .............................. North Salem ................................................ 150250 to 499 Make Your Own Wine ..................................... Elmsford ........................................................ 150Mercy College .................................................... Dobbs Ferry .................................................450 The Private Office, Inc. ................................... Rye Brook ..................................................... 150Westchester Broadway Theatre................. Elmsford .................................................52-450 Scarsdale Woman’s Club ............................... Scarsdale ....................................................... 150White Plains Performing Arts Center ...... White Plains ................................................. 410 Burke Education Facility ................................ White Plains ................................................. 120Colonial Terrace ................................................ Cortlandt Manor ........................................400 Red Hat on the River ....................................... Irvington ................................................ 65-120Don Coqui............................................................ New Rochelle .............................................400 Washington’s Irving’s Sunnyside ............... Tarrytown ..................................................... 120The Fountainhead ............................................ New Rochelle .............................................400 121 Restaurant .................................................... North Salem .........................................60-100Lake Isle Country Club Caterers................ Eastchester...................................................400 Fordham University ......................................... West Harrison ............................................. 100Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club ............ Mamaroneck ...............................................400 Rini’s Restaurant ................................................ Elmsford ........................................................ 100Philipse Manor Hall .......................................... Yonkers ..........................................................400 Ruth Chris Steak House ................................. Tarrytown .............................................. 10-100Sarah Lawrence College................................ Bronxville ...............................................18-400 Sam’s of Gedney Way ..................................... White Plains ................................................. 100Westchester Manor.......................................... Hastings-on-Hudson ..............................400 Static ....................................................................... White Plains ................................................. 100Regal New Roc 18 & Imax ............................ New Rochelle ..............................................376 Victor’s Restaurant ........................................... Hawthorne ................................................... 100Brynwood Country Club............................... Armonk .......................................................... 360 Hostaria Mazzei Restaurant ......................... Port Chester....................................................90Lyndhurst ............................................................. Tarrytown ................................... 350 (tented) La Panetiere......................................................... Rye ......................................................................90Antun’s of Westchester .................................. Elmsford ........................................................300 Wainwright House ........................................... Rye .............................................................. 30-80Neuberger Museum of Art ........................... Purchase .......................................................300 The Melting Pot ................................................. White Plains ....................................................52Whitby Castle at Rye Golf Club.................. Rye............................................................ 10-300 Philipsburg Manor............................................ Sleepy Hollow ...............................................5052 www.westchestertourism.com
  • about us Here to Help Handle Details Westchester County Tourism & Film is the county’s official destination marketing organization, dedicated to promoting and advancing tourism and providing a positive visitor experience. The Westchester Destination Guide 2012 is an annual publication filled with a variety of helpful information about group-friendly hotels, exceptional meeting sites, exciting attractions, events and great restaurants that make Westchester County an ideal place for business or leisure travel. With years of experience, our innovative and dedicated staff is a one-stop resource to answer your questions, offer ideas and assist you in planning your next visit, tour, meeting, event and more. Here are a few of helpful services that we provide to plan your meeting. Distribute RFP to search Westchester County hotels, conference centers and venues Complimentary customized itineraries Coordinate site inspections Provide publications for distribution to attendees Assist with off-site excursions and team building Westchester County is the smart choice. Please let us know if we may ever be of assistance. We look forward to working with you. Natasha Caputo Director 914-995-8502 Ncaputo@westchestergov.com Amanda M. Modugno Deputy Director 914-995-8501 Amodugno@westchestergov.com Lydia A. Ruth Film, Public Relations & Marketing 914-995-8503 larx@westchestergov.com Sandra J. Mahonski Administrative Assistant 914-995-8504 sjm3@westchestergov.com Westchester County Tourism & Film 148 Martine Ave., Ste. 104 White Plains, NY 10601 914-995-8500 or 800-833-9282 Fax: 914-995-8505 www.westchestertourism.com www.westchestertourism.com 53
  • transportationWithin Easy ReachGetting to Westchester is easy, from Westchester Airport’s runways.whether you’re driving, flying or The airport is one of the most activearriving by bus or train. Over the business aviation facilities in thepast decade, the county has made a nation, averaging more than 70,000significant investment to improving corporate and charter operationsits transportation network. Three annually, and it is also the home tointerstate highways provide quick 300 light aircrafts.links to New York City, and public Metro-Northo, the commutertransportation is widely available. railroad, can whisk you from White Westchester County Airport, Plains to midtown Manhattan in justwhich was called upon to be the 35 minutes. With 775 miles of track,first airport in the nation to reopen Metro-North goes to 120 stationsfollowing the 9/11 terrorist attacks, in seven counties of New York. Theis conveniently located five miles Hudson, The Harlem and the Neweast of the City of White Plains Haven are the three main lines Westchester County Airportand approximately 30 miles north that provide passengers service onof Manhattan. The airport offers a the east side of the Hudson River.mixture of commercial, business, charter and private Amtrak also serves Westchester County with stops atflights to satisfy all clientele. Each year 1.9 million Yonkers, New Rochelle and on Croton-on-Hudson. Lookpassengers travel on some 32,000 commercial flights. here for information on how to get here and then makeOn a typical day around 55 commercial aircrafts depart your way around town.BUSBee-Line Bus System 914-813-7777 MOTORCOACH & BUS LINE OPERATORS Bee-Line Bus www.beelinebus.comCountywide bus service with more than 55 routes Adirondack Trailways 800-776-7548and express service connecting major metropolitan www.trailwaysny.comareas. Greyhound 800-231-2222 www.greyhound.comSmart Commute Program 914-995-4444 Leprechaun Lines 800-624-4217 www.westchestergov.com/smart-commute www.leprechaunlines.coFind out about products and services thatsupport the use of transit and other alternatives Shortline Coach USA 800-631-8405to driving alone. www.shortlinebus.comCARConnecticut Limo800-472-LIMO, www.ctlimo.com RENTAL CAR COMPANIES Mount Kisco .....................................914-241-2999 Mount Vernon ..................................914-667-6720Shuttles from NYC airports to locations in Alamo New Rochelle ...................................914-632-6622Westchester. Westchester County Port Chester .....................................914-937-4131 Airport (HPN) ...................................914-946-9080 Tarrytown .........................................914-631-5474DLC Ground Transportation Services White Plains East .............................914-997-9484 Avis White Plains West ............................914-948-6868800-460-5520, www.dlctrans.com Westchester County Yonkers .............................................914-964-2004Located in the arrivals terminal at Westchester Airport (HPN) ...................................914-997-2300County Airport. Operates taxi service. Yonkers South ..................................914-968-1000 Scarsdale ..........................................914-722-0591 White Plains .....................................914-948-0277 HertzLimousine Service of Westchester Westchester County877-878-5466, www.lswlimo.com Budget Westchester County Airport (HPN) ...................................914-948-1016Executive sedan and transportation services Bedford Hills .....................................914-242-0422 Airport (HPN) ...................................914-997-4183throughout Westchester and the tri-state area. Elmsford ...........................................914-347-2017 Enterprise New Rochelle ...................................914-633-0643Red Dot Airport Shuttle Westchester County Peekskill............................................914-737-3178800-673-3368, www.ridethedot.com Airport (HPN) ...................................914-946-9696 White Plains .....................................914-948-3024Transportation to and from JFK and LGA. Ardsley .............................................914-674-8694 Cortlandt Manor...............................914-739-9700 NationalRed Oak Transportation Croton ...............................................914-271-0100 Westchester County800-477-5466, www.redoaktrans.com Mamaroneck ....................................914-381-1199 Airport (HPN) ...................................914-946-908054 www.westchestertourism.com
  • PLANE TRAINWestchester County Airport .....914-995-4850 Amtrak Metro-North Railroadwww.westchestergov.com/airport 800-872-7245 www.mta.info/mnrConveniently located about five miles east of www.amtrak.com All MTA services: 511 Service from New Rochelle to the Boston- Service to Grand Central Terminal and 43White Plains and approximately 30 miles north Washington Northeast corridor. Services from stations in Westchester and points east andof Manhattan, Westchester County Airport Croton-Harmon and Yonkers to upstate New west on the Hudson, Harlem and New Havenoffers commercial airline service to many York, Montreal, Chicago and points west. lines. Metro-North’s “One Day Getaways” offernon-stop destinations, as well as convenient great deals on exciting venues: Rye Playland,connections to cities worldwide. Non-stop Empire City Casino, Kykuit and more.commercial service is noted below.Air Tran ...........................................800-247-8726www.airtran.com BUSINESS RESOURCESAtlanta (ATL), Orlando (MCO), Palm Beach (PBI) Relocation Services Mount Vernon ChamberAmerican Airlines.........................800-433-7300 Business Council of Westchester ...914-948-2110 of Commerce ....................................914-667-7500www.aa.com www.westchesterny.org www.mtvernonchamber.orgChicago (ORD) Chambers of Commerce New Rochelle Chamber African American Chamber of Commerce ....................................914-632-5700Cape Air ..........................................800-352-0714 of Commerce ....................................914-699-9050 www.newrochellechamber.orgwww.flycapeair.com www.aaccnys.org Ossining Chamber of Commerce ...914-941-0009Nantucket (ACK), Martha’s Vineyard (MVY), Bedford Hills Chamber www.ossiningchamber.orgLebanon (LEB) of Commerce ....................................914-381-3356 Peekskill/Cortlandt Chamber www.bedfordny.comDelta.................................................800-221-1212 of Commerce ....................................914-737-3600 Bronxville Chamber www.hvgatewaychamber.comwww.delta.com of Commerce ....................................914-337-6040Atlanta (ATL), Detroit (DTW) www.bronxvillechamber.com Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce ....................................914-747-6419jetBlue .............................................800-538-2583 Dobbs Ferry Chamber www.pleasantville.com of Commerce ....................................914-478-9381www.jetblue.com www.dfchamber.com Port Chester/Rye Brook ChamberFt. Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW), Orlando of Commerce ....................................914-939-1900(MCO), Tampa (TPA), West Palm Beach (PBI) Eastchester/Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce ...................914-779-7344 www.portchesterchamber.comand Nassau, Bahamas (NAS) www.eastchestertuckahoechamber Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce....914-620-2426 ofcommerce.com www.scarsdalechamber.orgUnited..............................................800-241-6522 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce ...914-328-7181 Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytownwww.united.com www.whccny.com Chamber of Commerce ...................914-631-1705Chicago (ORD), Washington DC (IAD) Katonah Chamber of Commerce ....914-232-2668 www.sleepyhollowchamber.comUS Airways .....................................800-428-4322 www.katonahchamber.org Somers Chamber of Commerce......914-276-3904www.usairways.com Mamaroneck Chamber www.somerschamber.comCharlotte (CLT), Philadelphia (PHL), Washington of Commerce ....................................914-698-4400 www.mamaroneckchamberofcommerce.org Yonkers Chamber of Commerce .....914-963-0332DC (DCA) www.yonkerschamber.com Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce ....................................914-666-7525 Yorktown Chamber of Commerce ....914-245-4599 www.mtkiscochamber.com www.yorktownchamber.org TOUR OPERATORS & DESTINATION PLANNERSSpecial Services East Coast Group Tours ..........................................................................................................914-803-2373 MC Heritage Tours ..................................................................................................................914-720-9622 Outlook International...............................................................................................................914-725-2663Westchester County provides Pied Piper Tours .......................................................................................................................914-238-8289transportation opportunities for thedisabled community via the BeeLineParaTransit Service. The ParaTransitservice is for disabled individuals DISTANCES TO WESTCHESTER FROM MAJOR CITIES 350 MILESwho are unable to utilize the regular Drivetime from major cities: 300 MILES Albany, N.Y.BeeLine Fixed Bus Service either fully 250 MILES Albany, NY.................... 2 ½ hours Boston, Ma.or partially. To utilize the ParaTransit 200 MILES Baltimore, MD .................. 4 hours 150 MILESservice an individual must be approved Hartford, Ct. Boston, MA....................... 3 hours 100 MILES 50 MILES WESTCHESTER COUNTY WESTCHESTER COUNTY Hartford, CT ...................... 2 hoursprior through an application process. New York City Newark, N.J. Montreal ........................... 6 hours For additional information, please Chicago, Il. Pittsburgh, Pa. Quebec, Canada 7 hourscall (914) 995-2960. For individuals who 13 hours Philadelphia, Pa. New York City, NY .............. ½ hour Cleveland, Oh.have a permanent disability and are 8 hours Atlantic City, N.J. Newark, NJ ......................... 1 hour Baltimore, Md.able to utilize a public fixed bus you Philadelphia, PA ............... 3 hours Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. .............. 5 hourscan apply for the Westchester CountyReduced Fare Card or the MTA’s Metro DISTANCES TO MAJOR AIRPORTS:Disabled Half Fare Card. Call (914) 995- LaGuardia (LGA) . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 miles Newark Liberty (EWR) . . . . . . . .45 miles2956 for more information. John F Kennedy (JFK). . . . . . . . .37 miles Stewart (SWF). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 miles For other inquiries, please callthe Office for the Disabled at (914) 995-2957. Major Roadways: The county is easily accessible via major thoroughfares including I-87 (New York State Thruway), I-95 (New England Thruway), I-287 (Cross-Westchester Expressway) and I-684. www.westchestertourism.com 55
  • map 22 AY Cross Westchester Corridor W Pocantico IL 18 RA TY T Hills 3 UN 13 O CO 22 SIC 100 S H RT RE 21 KEN 9A Westchester NO TRAILWAY Eastview Medical Center Tarrytown 28 15 5 RYE 40 2 35 Valhalla BEN EDIC 29 10 30 LAKE 287 87 Tarrytown T A Y VE 20 PKW 2 Westchester T EE WHITE Community 27 WESTCHESTER R 5 29 28 38 PL College ST AIN 9 S COUNTY 33 CROSS 100 AIRPORT 12 3 15 Elmsford 119 3 11 North 8 PKWY 30 87 35 TA 28 RRY White Plains E 684 ILW AY TO WEST LAK SUNY Purchase TR A W 287 CH 34 CO N E 120 ST BRO UT H RD ER 20 17 Irvington SO 9 ADW EX PW HARRI S ON AY RD HILL DUCT Y 33 4525 100B 16 32 11 7 3 SON Purchase AQUE Irvington White 5 38 4 ANDER 9 GREENBURGH Plains 1 36 29 31 8 E RIVER AV BROOK 23 PKW WHITE PLAINS 16 ER Y CROTON VE RIV NT A BRYA NO R RTH 9 VE 23 RD L RA RI MA NT ST CE MA Ardsley ST Dobbs PO OLD Hartsdale 127 287 RO 18 Ferry NE E AV L CK X MIL ON 100 AY 13 18 GEW BR 48 SCARSDALE RID AVE W ON SA 12 NS 22 IN HI RA TC 19 26 SP HUn H ti ad index Armonk Limousine ...................... 27 Grand Prix New York/ Mass Transit Administration Spins Bowl ....................................14 ..........................Inside Back Cover ArtsWestchester ............................... 1 Hilton Rye Town ..............................2 Oasis Day Spa ..................................14 Brazen Fox ......................................... 7 Holiday Inn Mt. Kisco ...................15 Radisson Hotel Caravela ............................................ 27 Iron Horse Grill .............................. 27 New Rochelle ............................. 23 Comfort Inn & Suites....................37 Lazy Boy Saloon/ Red Hat on the River ................... 29 Cross County Shopping Lazy Lounge ............................... 29 Center .............................................19 Residence Inn Marriott ...............16 Legal Sea Foods............................. 25 Doral Arrowwood.......Back Cover Leros Point to Point ......................13 The Ritz-Carlton DoubleTree by Hilton Westchester .................................37 Tarrytown .....................................21 Limousine Service of Westchester ................................ 53 Sheraton Tarrytown Hotel.........33 Emma’s Ale House ....................... 34 Lyndhurst ..........................................18 Sushi Mike’s ..................................... 26 Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway ..... Inside Front Cover Mamaroneck Motel...................... 26 Westchester Broadway Excel Limousine .............................17 Mapleton at Good Counsel ..... 28 Theatre ...........................................17 Funfuzion at New Roc City .......15 Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers ...18 Yard House .......................................51 56 www.westchestertourism.com
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