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.

September 30, 2012
Tarrytown NY - vintage architecture

Fotos On The Fly – Westchester NY has a lot to offer if you just look up….

When I mentioned how "old" the city looked, she would say - "just look up" and would point to the amazing architectural detail that the pre-war buildings had to offer.
September 12, 2012
Yonkers NY - Yonkers waterfront - Tribute of light - 9/11/12

Fotos On the Fly – Remembering Sept 11 from the Yonkers Waterfront…

this evening while I was driving home, I realized that I could see the “Tribute of Light ” from my car. It seemed to be calling me, so I decided at the last minute to drive to the Yonkers Waterfront.
August 27, 2012
Irvington NY Library

The Irvington Library – Musings on the importance of public libraries in our lives and community….

There are those who mock the importance of the public sector. Often when they do, they take direct aim at institutions of knowledge such as our public libraries. Personally, I don’t want to live in a world when a place where much of our collective knowledge is curated, cataloged and disseminated is considered unimportant.
August 12, 2012
Gates of Remembrance - White Plains NY

The Holocaust Memorial Park – White Plains NY – We must never forget…

The Gates of Remembrance dominate the garden. They were created by the sculptor Rita Rapaport in 1992. They memorialize the lives lost and the suffering of millions during the Nazi era.
August 9, 2012
Harbor Island Park - Mamaroneck NY at Sunset

Harbor Island Park – Sunset meets dusk….

The other night I was walking around Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck NY and happened to face south with the water and the east to my left and the sunset in the west to my right. It was as if the sunset in the west was meeting up to join the dusk in the east.
August 6, 2012
Mamaroneck NY train station renovation -blog

The Club Car – The Mamaroneck NY Train Station Revival…

The Club Car opened its doors a few months ago in Mamaroneck NY. The restaurant has received rave reviews. But for me, it is the restoration of the magnificent 1888 Romanesque building that steals the show.