More than 90 popular authors, who bring your favorite characters to life, are expected to participate. Most will be signing their books and reading excerpts. Bring your whole family for tons of fun, food, kid-friendly activities, entertainment and, of course, books!
HouseLogic – 11 Ways to Create a Welcoming Front Entrance for Under $100
First impressions count — not just for your friends, relatives, and the UPS guy, but for yourself. Whether it’s on an urban stoop or a Victorian front porch, your front door and the area leading up to it should extend a warm welcome to all comers — and needn’t cost a bundle. Read More>>>
We can’t think of anywhere better to spend the 4th of July than right here at home. After all, our region played quite a Revolutionary role, from Washington’s West Point post to Loyalist skirmishes in Westchester.
So stay home, fire up the grill and look up at the sky. Here’s when—and where—you can catch the rockets’ red glare north of New York City for Independence Day 2015:
WESTCHESTER COUNTY Katonah | Caramoor | Dusk Larchmont | Manor Park | Dusk New Rochelle | Waterfront | 9:00pm Ossining | Louis Engel Waterfront Park | Dusk (July 2) Peekskill | Waterfront | 9:00pm Rye | Playland | 9:15pm (July 3) Sleepy Hollow | Riverfront | 9:00pm Valhalla | Kensico Dam | 9:15pm (July 3) White Plains | High School | Dusk (July 1) Yonkers | Cross County Shopping Center | Dusk (July 2) Yonkers | Waterfront | 9:15pm
FAIRFIELD COUNTY Greenwich | Binney Park/Greenwich Point Park | 9:10/9:35pm (July 3) Darien | High School | Gates open 6:30pm (July 3) Rowayton | From a barge off Bayley Beach | 9:15pm Stamford | Cummings Park/West Beach | 9:00pm (July 2) New Canaan | Waveny Park | 9:00pm Ridgefield | High School| Dusk
HUDSON VALLEY Beacon | Memorial Park | Dusk Brewster | 113 Independent Way | 9:30pm (July 3) Carmel | Town of Kent | Dusk (July 3) East Fishkill | East Fishkill Recreation Park | 9:15pm (July 3) Germantown | Palatine Park | 9:30pm Cold Spring | Dockside Park | Dusk Poughkeepsie | Walkway Over the Hudson | Dusk
Great value in the Pleasantville School district. Set back on .045 of an acre. Flat, private backyard and cul-de-sac. The open floor plan features a very spacious sun-filled Cape with 4 bedrooms and 2 updated baths. Freshly painted throughout; elegant living room with fireplace, formal dining area with sliding glass door to large deck, updated eat-in-kitchen with door to large deck and yard. 1-car garage attached, new windows upstairs and more. A must see.
Tucked away on over 10 private and wooded acres, this impressive English-style Stone and Shingle Country Manor, designed by noted architect Charles Lewis Bowman, epitomizes elegant living with perfectly proportioned formal rooms, rich detailing, and ultra-comfortable private spaces for both grand entertaining and sophisticated family living. An elegant front-to-back entry sets the tone with arched millwork-clad entries, slate floors and an elegantly flowing staircase. A beautifully proportioned living room with beamed ceiling, crown molding and marble-trimmed fireplace with richly-milled mantel is flanked by cathedral-style doorways opening to a wide entertaining summer porch. A paneled study, an elegant dining room with fireplace opening to a commercial-sized kitchen, and a tucked-away private guest suite/office with full bath finish the first floor. The second floor family quarters offers a luxurious and understated master suite with step-down dressing galley, white marble steam shower with seven shower heads; three additional ensuite bedrooms and a separate wing with two bedrooms and full hall bath complete the private floor. Continuing the entertaining elegance, a tennis court, a pool complemented by wide stone terrace and pool house with 2 cabanas are set just-away from the residence and accented by a natural pond with fountain. And for your own private get-aways, meandering private trails for long walks make this serenely beautiful setting one of Chappaqua’s finest.