Entertaining and the Dining Room

Typically, in new construction these days, the living room is shrinking — the real "living" goes on in some combination of kitchen and great room. Read more »

Realistic Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, the time where so many of us reflect on the past year and promise to turn over new leaves in the coming year. Some […] Read more »

Tarrytown Wolfpack, Flag Football Champs

On November 12th the Tarrytown Wolfpack flag football team participated in a single elimination, round-robin-style tournament with 8 teams. This was the inaugural tournament hosted by the Ossining Flag Football […] Read more »

Tending Your Garden, Dealing with Deer – Part II

In my last article I outlined some easy, low-key, tactics for dissuading deer. The following strategies employ your plantings to keep the herds at bay: Think "deer-resistant", not "deer-proof" – […] Read more »

The Artist’s Eye, Contemporary Art Has Real Problems and It’s Okay to Say So

I write this out of love for traditional art and love of the pleasure I see that it brings to others when I paint in public. Art has enjoyed protection […] Read more »

The Gift of Life

Several years ago a prominent Tarrytown family donated the organs of a deceased family member. Those organs went on to provide life for eight individuals who would otherwise have been […] Read more »

Happenings @ The Writers’ Center

You’re sure to find something to interest you in the Writers’ Center’s offerings during the first week of December, starting with the Latino December Festival on December 3rd, featuring Westchester’s […] Read more »

A Friend in Need.. Salon 2000 Fundraiser

Patricia Castellano, a 36 year-old single mother of two young children, was recently diagnosed with meningitis and dual palsy, leaving her unable to work at the Salon. Read more »

The Artist’s Eye, Paintings at Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst is a Gothic-style castle-like structure which seemed intimidating to me from a distance, yet somehow changed to warm and cheerful and welcoming as soon as I got close to […] Read more »

Now & Then

Pictured to the right is Cromwell Smith with his wife, Joan. Cromwell recently celebrated his 80th birthday and has a long history of living in Tarrytown’s south end on Embree […] Read more »