Washington Irving’s Sunnyside to Reopen to the Public on August 7

Enjoy the picturesque grounds surrounding the home of “America’s Founding Father of Literature” Historic Hudson Valley will begin to welcome visitors back to Washington Irving’s Sunnyside for a special outdoor-only experience beginning... Read more »

Money Talks, and His Says Black Artists Matter

Prominent Peekskill business owner Bre Pettis this past June announced a charitable initiative, Peekskill Art Grants, to assist local Black artists through financial aid that helps pay for the promotion and presentation of their work.  Throughout his tenure as a technology entrepreneur and futurist, has lent... Read more »

Two Sages Equal One Emotion-filled Music Video

When she was six years old, Tarrytown resident Morgan Sage discovered her happy place: the ice rink. Spending multiple hours on the ice nearly every day throughout the past four years, 10-year-old... Read more »

Thomas F. Comiskey’s “The East Village Mafia” 

  Thomas Comiskey of Scarborough had a 33-year career as an attorney at the New York City Department of Investigation. From 1953–1990 he lived on East 14th Street, at the northern boundary of Manhattan’s East Village.   Fascinated by local... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Convert Unused Parking Lots to Drive-In Movie Theaters

To the Editor: Most people I know are experiencing COVID-19 pandemic fatigue. We feel locked in, there is not enough variety in our lives and we don’t know when the pandemic will... Read more »

Heartfelt Art Space Welcomes Artists – and Everyone Else

Down-to-earth, funny, and passionate are three good ways to describe business partners Jane Kang-Lawrence and Monica Carrier. The pair ascribe their co-founding of contemporary art venue Peep Space to nothing less than magical happenstance.   They opened in June in downtown Tarrytown, after having crossed paths a few years ago in typical fashion — through their children – and discovering how much they... Read more »

Show Biz Residents Give River Towns Rave Reviews

How did a famous Bollywood actress end up living in Tarrytown?  “We wanted open skies and there was no sky when we were living in Hell’s Kitchen,” says Sweta Keswani, an actress who moved with her family into a five-story Tarrytown waterfront condominium... Read more »

In the Thriving World of Edutainment, Four Leaders Emerge 

Since the pandemic took over everyone’s lives, online “edutainment” (education + entertainment) has filled the need for many looking to try something new, be inspired, or just learn for the love of... Read more »

Historic Hudson River Towns to Launch Mobile Audio Tour of Riverfront Communities, Parks, Historic Sites and Bridges

New Tour Can Be Enjoyed at Home, on Scenic Drives or While Socially Distanced A new mobile audio tour of the Historic Hudson River Towns (HHRT) area just north of New York... Read more »

First Seven Artists Awarded Grants by ArtsWestchester in Response to COVID-19

The first round of artists to receive grants in the ArtsWestchester Artist Relief Campaign have been selected. The $500 grants will help local artists and creatives who live or maintain a studio... Read more »