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.

December 23, 2012
White Plains NY, Downtown White Plains, Westchester NY

Fotos on the fly – Simple Light Displays…Sometimes less is more……

Holiday lights are everywhere in Westchester this time of year - from the spectacular to the gaudy to the very simple. So I'm putting up a very simple display today to show how simple sometimes is better than over-the-top.
December 14, 2012
The Broadlawn - White Plains NY Cooperative

Christmas Lights in Westchester NY – The Broadlawn of Downtown White Plains

Yes - I know its not all that PC to call them Christmas lights, but most of the lights that are out are Christmas lights - so I'm just going to call them what they are! Whatever you call them and no matter what your religion, the lights are always fun for the whole family.
November 24, 2012
Whimsies - Tarrytown NY

Small Business Saturday – Westchester NY…

When you shop at a local store almost twice the amount of money recirculates within your local community than in a big-box store. So I say - SHOP LOCAL whenever you can. There is plenty of unique and imaginative retail in the Hudson Valley....Here are just a few of my picks.....
November 6, 2012
Fall Fire - The Rockefeller Preserve

Fotos on the Fly – Fall Fire at the Rockefeller Preserve…

Its also cheering after so many cold days in the dark for so many Westchester residents....So here is unbridled fall color - more than a little processed.
October 24, 2012
NYC Skyline - Irvington NY

Fotos On The Fly – The NYC Skyline on a cloudy day….

Sometimes stormy weather has a beauty all its own.  Besides, these days if I  waited for a clear day, I would almost never actually shoot anything. […]
October 8, 2012
Irvington NY Sail boat on the Hudson River before a storm

Fotos on the Fly – Rolling Storm Clouds on the Hudson River

If you live on the east coast and you spend time behind the lens of a camera - you learn to work with high cloud cover and make it work for you. The water was dead calm in spite of the storm clouds above.