1. Washington Irving’s Sunnyside in Tarrytown A visit to Sunnyside in Tarrytown is an enchanted adventure in a romantic landscape and a much-loved riverside home that has been charming visitors for generations. Hear about Washington Irving’s storied past and how he came to be America’s first internationally famous author, best remembered now for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [...]
With the Holidays and Valentine’s Day behind us, there is still one thing left to celebrate before St. Pat’s and Easter/Passover and that is…MAPLE SYRUP! Did you know that March is Maple Sugaring Season in the Northeast? This time of year, discover FRESH maple syrup in and around Westchester. Check out the following events taking [...]
We are starting a new feature here at WH – the WESTCHESTER TOWN OF THE WEEK. Each week, we will highlight one town in the county, and will give you some facts about that town, including census information, and something fun or enlightening. If you have any facts about the town of the week, feel [...]
On Saturday, July 9, 2011, the rock radio station, 107.1 The Peak, the Village of Pleasantville, and Westchester Medical Center present the 7th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival. This is one of the greatest music festivals around, because it combines the small-town and friendly feel of the Village of Pleasantville with premium, world-class musicians and bands.
The July 4th holiday is our National Independence Day. It is a day Americans celebrate with pride, pomp and circumstance. Did you know that two of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War were fought in Westchester? Our county saw more fighting and battle than any other location in the country. It was our [...]
There are fundraisers, and then there are “fun”raisers. Two of Westchester’s Volunteer Fire Departments have certainly cornered the market on raising money the fun-fair way. At opposite ends of the county are the Yorktown Heights Fire Department and the Mamaroneck Fire Department. Both are staffed with volunteers, and both know how to throw a party.