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We would love to see you tomorrow at this special Open House Event. Food and drinks, local vendors, two fabulous homes and amazing raffles prizes. Bring a friend and stop by anytime between 10am-2pm.

Special Open House Invite Oct 12 IG Version Final


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Open House Oct 12 IG Version

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Peak apple picking season in our area is mid-September to early-October. It’s time to start planning this fun family activity.  Many local orchards offer more than just tasty apples…corn mazes, hay rides and homemade products such as doughnuts, honey, pies and maple syrup make this weekend activity a great option for the entire family.

Here is a list of our favorite orchards in Westchester County:

Here are a few great options in Fairfield County:

Please visit each individual site for hours and to see what each venue offers.

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Home Decor Resources in Rye

Laurie Yarnell of Westchester Magazine recently wrote “Right in Rye” about the plethora of local wonderful home shops and design experts in downtown Rye. Below are a few highlights. To see the complete list of eleven businesses click here to read the entire article.

Carpet Trends
In-the-know decorating pros and savvy homeowners start their searches for the perfect flooring at this venerable shop. In addition to 50-plus rug and carpet brands, it offers wood, laminate, vinyl tile, and linoleum flooring, as well as wool rugs from New Zealand.
Address: 5 Smith Street
Phone: 914.967.5188
Website: www.carpetrends.com

Nest Inspired Home
With its chic “classic contemporary” style, Nest offers items with provenance, plus new ones that are modern in feel but not too trendy. You’ll find statement furniture pieces, striking lighting, and fun pillows, frames, and coasters.
Address: 20 Purchase Street
Phone: 914.921.6378
Website: www.nestinspiredhome.com

One of our favorite destinations for home-décor gifts, Twish displays an exceptionally stylish design sensibility and level of taste. Many of its sumptuous throws, classic glassware, unique serving pieces, and timeless trays can be monogrammed quickly in-house.
Address: 88 Purchase Street
Phone: 914.921.4860
Website: https://www.welcometotwish.com

Rye Art Gallery & Framing
An open gallery space featuring changing exhibitions by mostly local artists is combined with an extensive display of framing options. The expert advice offered by the longtime owners makes it a trusted resource, especially for tricky-to-frame family keepsakes and sports memorabilia.
Address: 1010 Boston Post Road
Phone: 914.967.5645

JWH Design & Cabinetry
Design specialist Jennifer Howard and her talented team receive kudos from clients for a stress-free kitchen and bath design process that results in exquisite yet functional spaces showcasing exceptional custom cabinetry. Specialized online planning tools offering three-dimensional perspectives add an additional comfort level.
Address: 1111 Boston Post Road
Phone: 914.967.6020
Website: www.jwhdesigns.com

Illustration by Mariko Jesse

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Looking for things to do now that school is out? Here are a few ideas:

Fishkill Farms 
9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, New York
Fishkill’s pick-your-own strawberry season begins in June. Other pick-your-own fruits this summer include cherries, peaches, and nectarines. There’s no petting zoo, but kids can observe small farm animals like rabbits and chickens. Pack a picnic and stay the day.

Greig Farm
Pitcher Lane, Red Hook, New York
This farm has been offering pick-your-own fruits and vegetables for decades and doesn’t use synthetic chemicals. Strawberry harvesting takes place in June. While you’re there, stop by the barn to feed the pygmy goats who call it home or throw some food into the koi pond.

Citi Summer in the Square
Location: Union Square Park, New York, New York
Dates: Thursdays – June 15th thru August 9th
Times: Various (check website)
The Union Square Partnership’s Summer in the Square returns this summer with more family fun then ever before! This free weekly summer entertainment series is held on Thursdays and offers a wide variety of children’s activities and shows. Join in this summer for arts and crafts, feature performances, interactive story times and much more.

For more information please click on individual links.

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Taste of Harrison

Date: Sunday, June 10th
Time: 11:30-3:00pm
Location: Downtown Harrison

A wonderful Harrison event is this Sunday! Visit participating restaurants at your own pace and enjoy a delicious sample of their specialties. Enjoy great food and other attractions with your friends and family.

  1. Purchase wristbands online, in person prior to the event at the Halperin Building or West Harrison Branch, or on the day of the event at our information booth.
    Cost: Adults: $25 in advance/$30 day of event | Children (5-12): $15 in advance
  2. Get your wristbands and map. You can pick them up the day prior to the event (Saturday, June 9) at the Halperin Building or on the day of the event at our information booth
  3. On Sunday, June 10th (11:30am-3:00pm), put on your wristband and follow our map to visit participating restaurants (marked with a balloon) in Downtown Harrison and enjoy their delicious specialties.

Click HERE for participating restaurants and link to order wristbands. All proceeds will support the Harrison Public Library.

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Westchester Magazine recently posted “9 Outdoor Happy Hours You Should Not Miss This Season” and lucky us two of the top nine are right around the corner in Port Chester. Now that the weather is starting to warm up, it is finally time to cut your day short and relax outside at one of these two restaurants…

Village Beer Garden – Located right near Metro North station and offering traditional German fare and wide variety of beers. Opens daily at 4pm.

Bartaco  – Waterfront locate and offering full menu including the seasonal “secret taco.” Open daily at 11am.


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