Local Lifestyles

Westchester has a wide array of cities towns and villages. Each with its own unique character and lifestyle. Find out more about restaurants, retail, hiking trails and other amenities right here.

February 16, 2016
Swackhamer Rehab - White Plains NY 10606

The “Westmoreland Project” – Reclaiming residential space through rezoning…

Over the past couple of years, White Plains has once again become a developers darling. There are several major projects underway, four of them clustered around […]
May 12, 2015
Historic Home - Tarrytown NY 10591

Westchester homes with history and modern amenities

When you live in Westchester NY, particularly in one of the river towns, you often find yourself bumping up against history. Westchester has a rich history and a home buyer is quite likely to find themselves looking at homes built in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
October 16, 2014
The Ritz Carlton - Dreamhouse 2014

Dream Home – Penthouse Edition 2014 – The Ritz Carlton of White Plains…

Westchester has many fall traditions. It is famous for them. Like the historic Hudson Valley Jack O’Lantern blaze, and Horseman’s Hollow, Westchester Magazine has created its own unique fall tradition: the Westchester Magazine’s Dream Home. This year we have the “Penthouse Edition” at none other than the ultimate luxury complex – the Ritz Carlton in downtown White Plains NY.
December 21, 2013
Tarrytown local popup shop

Shopping Local – Supporting Your Community….

Ok – if you haven’t gotten all your gifts by now, you really are officially a “last minute” shopper! But if you are in that bind – here are a few local merchants that I ran across at a pop-up shop....
December 15, 2013
Cardinal Christmas Ornament

Fotos On The Fly – Sights of the season – Cardinal in the Christmas Tree…

I love these cardinal ornaments because they are so pretty and so holiday -like that they really warm the heart. I think they are quite simply joyful! They also take me back to my childhood where my Grandparents had dozens of blown glass bird ornaments.
October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween! Carlson’s of White Plains at Halloween

H Carlson Florist is a wonderful example of a local business that has thrived over the years because they are truly unique. Nancy Schellhas has a way of creating arrangements and offering quality goods for the home and hearth so that it leaves your local Pottery Barn in the dust.