Put Westchester on your New Year’s resolution list ~ help bring the Westchester Children’s Museum to life!

This year, resolve to do just one very important thing for Westchester – help bring the Westchester Children’s Museum to life!

Westchester offers countless opportunities for learning, culture and adventure, but one thing that has been missing is a children’s museum.  When complete, The Westchester Children’s Museum will provide our children a wonderful opportunity for hands-on, multisensory experiences with science, art, and music. Continue reading

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone- Climbing at The Cliffs

The kids are off from school for two long weeks. Christmas is over, it’s really cold outside, and we’re in need of some indoor diversions that will keep everyone busy, happy and active.  Enter: The Cliffs!

The Cliffs is an indoor rock climbing facility, where you can spend an afternoon learning “the ropes”. If you’ve never climbed before, this is the perfect place to give it a try and learn the basics.The Cliffs offers you a taste of the excitement of rock climbing, while Continue reading

Still shopping? Consider socially conscious giving with Greyston Bakery

Here’s a great gift idea that will allow you to give a wonderful holiday gift, support our community in Westchester, and feel good about spending your money, all at the same time: buy and give delicious baked goods from Greyston Bakery, in Yonkers. The tag line from their website explains it best:

Bakers on a Mission: We don’t hire people to bake brownies, we bake brownies to hire people. Continue reading

Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland

SNOW DAY! Who can resist the excitement of those two little words?

Snow days are the perfect example of how our brains are hard-wired in childhood. I have vivid and joyful memories of huddling around the radio on those cold snowy mornings long ago, listening as the radio announcer read a long list of school names in alphabetical order.

Growing up in a town that started with the letter “Y”, Continue reading

The Village Bookstore of Pleasantville- here’s a few reasons why you should definitely stop into this magical little store

There’s a little corner of heaven tucked into a side street near the center of Pleasantville, called The Village Bookstore.

Yes, believe it or not, it’s true – there are still a few good, old-fashioned, independent book stores around, filled with all manner of treasure, both literary and colloquial.  I stopped into this store today, and my Continue reading