History/Culture

LHS 2017 House Tour – Modern Living in a Century Home

LHS 2017 House Tour – Modern Living in a Century Home

  This year’s Larchmont Historical Society (LHS) House Tour celebrates Century Home members, a distinction awarded to homes built pre-1908 that have maintained much of their original appearance and detail. The schedule is as follows: Sunday, May 21, 2016 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Stroll around Larchmont Manor and […]

Fall Exhibitions at the Lionheart Gallery

Fall Exhibitions at the Lionheart Gallery

The Lionheart Gallery is presenting two exhibitions this fall which will appeal to appreciators of alternative photography and conceptual art, the future of our planet and the intrigue of language. Svala’s Saga is a print series by photographers Emma Powell and Kirsten Hoving, who approach climate change with a starkly elegant eye. Words are Elves […]

Bronxville Library Hosts Talk: “The Invisible Irish of the 19th century”

Margaret Highland, Program Chair and Historian of the Anne Hutchinson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Bronxville, NY, encourages “anyone that likes a good story, to come to the FREE program on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, 1PM” at the Yaeger Community Room of Bronxville Public Library, 201 Pondfield Road, for “The Invisible Irish […]

NEW OUTDOOR MURAL FOR DOWNTOWN YONKERS BY EMILY STEDMAN'////

“We Can Build A Nest Here” – A New Public Art Mural in Downtown Yonkers

For the past month, YOHO artist Emily Stedman has been standing outdoors on scaffolding and a 20 foot ladder. On three large metal storefront gates, she has been scraping, priming, drawing, painting and varnishing at 4-8 Warburton Avenue in Yonkers, NY. The intention: create a public art mural from a small watercolor painting. Not to […]

Friends of Old Croton Aqueduct are Poised to Begin Renovation of Keeper's House. Drawing by Ildiko Viczian.

Friends of Old Croton Aqueduct to Celebrate New Life of Keeper’s House at Annual Meeting

The plans, the approvals, the funds are all in place and the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct (FOCA), a private non-profit volunteer organization formed to protect and preserve the Old Croton Aqueduct, are ready to give new life to the Keeper’s House, located on Walnut Street in Dobbs Ferry, as a Visitor and Education Center […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

By Nicole Loughan It’s almost time to ring in the New Year and with it the resolutions. There are so many ways to start your resolution journey, sign up for a gym membership if you are trying to lose weight, talk to a financial advisor to get on the path to fiscal wellness or enroll in […]