The 411: Occupying just under 40 square miles, Bedford is located in northern Westchester County and includes three small hamlets: Bedford Hills, Katonah (see separate write-up), and Bedford Corners. Bedford Village has a small-town feel, with a smattering of historic Colonial-era houses, an old-fashioned movie theater, and a central village green. The community is woody and rural with pockets of commercial activity (and a prison!) amid sprawling horse farms, country estates, sweet antique homes, and dramatic contemporaries. There are Metro-North train stations in both Katonah and Bedford Hills; it takes about an hour to get to Grand Central.
Size: 39.3 square miles Median Home Sales Price: $825, 250 (Westchester County Median: $725,000)
Average Property Taxes: $17, 619
Closest Metro-North Stop: Bedford Hills (Harlem Line) Time to Grand Central: 60 minutes Famous Residents (Past and Present): Actors Chazz Palminteri, Jennifer O'Neill, Billy Baldwin, and Chevy Chase; fashion designers Ralph Lauren and Joseph Abboud; billionaire George Soros; and singer Mariah Carey.
Household: $100,053 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $118, 820 (Westchester County Median: $105,300)
Ethnic Composition: 87.5 Caucasian 7.1% African American 2.0% Asian 3.4% Other Races 7.6% Hispanic or Latino of any race (i.e. already counted in another category above)
Crime* *Sperling's Best Places Crime Index, based on 1 (best) through 10 (worst):
Violent Crime: 3 (Westchester Average: 2 National Average: 3) Property Crime: 7 (Westchester Average: 3 National Average: 3)
FBI Uniform Crime Index (2006):
Number of violent crimes: 7 Murder: 0 Rape: 0 Robbery: 2 Assault: 5 Property Crimes: 149 Burglary: 17
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THURSDAY AND FRIDAY CLASSIC TOURS ARE FREE FOR TARRYTOWN RESIDENTS WITH PROOF OF RESIDENCE.
This spring, Lyndhurst mansion will continue to offer free classic mansion tour admission to Tarrytown residents from April through September. The program, which was first introduced in 2016, will be expanded this season to include both Thursdays, and Fridays. For individual admission, Tarrytown...
Introducing our NEWLY inspired Open Adult Dance and daily Body Conditioning classes starting Monday, October 17th, 2016. From everyday fitness to fabulous fun through dance. Tap - Jazz - Ballet - Pilates - Body Conditioning - Yoga. For a full class schedule and times visit our website at www.steffinossen.org/Adult Classes/.
Portals by Shared_Studios
April 1 – June 30, 2017
“Portals are gold spaces equipped with immersive audiovisual technology. When you enter a Portal, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.” – www.sharedstudios.com
Developed in 2014 by Shared_Studios, there are now more than 20 Portals located...
On Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-5pm (10am-3pm January- February), visit Madava Farms, Home of Crown Maple Syrup.Located on 800 acres of pristine land in New York's Hudson Valley, Crown Maple makes the perfect day trip.
At 11am, 1pm and 3pm, take a tour of our state of the art sugarhouse and follow the journey our maple sap takes to become what is "quite possibly the purest maple syrup on...
Voices in the Mirror: Gordon Parks Foundation Scholars
New exhibition opens at The Gordon Parks Foundation's 48 Wheeler exhibition space
Pleasantville, New York – The Gordon Parks Foundation announces the opening of a new exhibition at 48 Wheeler Avenue in Pleasantville, New York. Voices in the Mirror, a showcase of five past student recipients of Gordon...
“Waterworks” in Dobbs Ferry features artist Wendy Naidich’s photographs. May 14 through June 25, 2017. Free opening reception on May 14, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily. The Donald Gallery at South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Call 914-693-0473 or...
This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Thursday – Monday
Tours on the hour from 10:00 am, last tour at 4:00 pm
Perfect for first time visitors, the mansion tour lasts approximately one hour. On the mansion tour you will see the majestic vestibule and entrance hall, reception room, parlor, library, cabinet room, Jay Gould’s private office, and the sumptuous Victorian dining room. The second floor centers around...
Aikido of Westchester is offering a free introduction class to the martial art of aikido every Saturday and Sunday 10:30am. The class is open to all. You don't need to be physically fit or have martial arts experience. Simply show up with an open mind and we promise you'll have fun. Just bring loose fitting exercise clothing and arrive at least 15 minutes before class to...
Music City Home Inspection gives you a specified time to hire your own home inspector to check the property out, and protects you from buying a home with serious, previously unknown problems. Your offer should be contingent on the results so that if there are major issues you can walk away from the transaction. If the home inspector only finds minor problems, you also have the option to require...