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
Come to Family Studio and join in on the fun of the Arts and Science Projects, creative activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and Science Educators offered on weekends at the Museum. On Saturdays explore the shape, materials, gravity, and birth of the Solar System's smaller bodies. Ages 7+, can be adapted for younger children. FREE...
Take a tour of Glenview, led by a Glenview Explainer. See highlights from our collection including items once owned by the Trevors, the family that built Glenview. Learn about life in the Gilded Ages. Tours at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm. 2 pm tour geared to families. Free with Museum admission.
Come to Family Studio and join in on the fun of the Arts and Science Projects, creative activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and offered on weekends at the Museum. On Saturdays and Sundays in November, make a peacock with paint and colored pencils. Artist Brian Keith Stephens who's work you can see in Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in...
This year's show will highlight the accomplishments of our students working in the media of drawing, painting and jewelry. Please join us for an opening reception on Thursday, November 6 from 6:30pm- 8:30pm, as we celebrate our students. This reception is also an opportunity to find out more about our facility and the classes we offer.
Call for Artist Entries Opens November 1, 2014
Visit www.pelhamartcenter.org/rutsch for details and to apply
Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 8th Alexander Rutsch Award and Exhibition for Painting. This juried competition is open to U.S.-based artists aged 19 or older. A $5,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at Pelham Art Center are awarded to the...
'Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Carol' is a theatrical performance recreating Charles Dickens' own readings of the classic tale that brings the travails of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim alive. This spirit is brought to life to life in this adaptation, which takes place throughout the Lyndhurst mansion. Working from Dickens' actual scripts, actor Michael Muldoon...
Dates: November 8 – December 22, 2014
Opening Reception: November 8, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Public Invited
THE BEST OF 2014:
Cecile Chong, David Collins, Ruth Hiller, David Licata, Joanne Mattera, Jill Parisi, Kristen Thiele
Kenise Barnes Fine Art is delighted to announce our Best of 2014 exhibition. Every fall, gallery director Kenise Barnes heads out for a fresh round of...
transFORM Gallery is happy to announce their art exhibit for the Fall & Winter season, The Line, The Winter and The Wanderers sponsored by Westchester Magazine at the transFORM showroom and gallery in New Rochelle, NY. Loosely borrowing from the title, theme and the imagery of C.S. Lewis’s novel, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, this exhibit plays with the novel’s title and explores...
On Friday, November 28th G & J Productions presents their monthly jazz series, with jazz guitar virtuoso Russell Malone. One of the most commanding and versatile guitarists performing, Malone can move from blues to gospel to pop to R&B and jazz without hesitation, a rare facility that has prompted some of the highest profile artists in the world to call upon...
A slow paced, gentle yoga using supportive poses to guide a body back to health.
This yoga is great for those recovering from a recent injury, surgery, or just needing to get back on their feet.
Restorative Yoga is led by a Holistic Physical Therapist, Lynn Culbertson, PT, DPT
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