The 411: In 2007, Money magazine ranked Eastchester number 27 in its “Top 100 Best Places to Live” in the U.S. It’s easy to see why. Located just 20 miles north of New York City, the Town of Eastchester, which includes the incorporated villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe, offers its 19,000 + residents the best of both worlds. It has the urbane sophistication of the city—paved sidewalks, a plethora of shops (including those in the Vernon Hills Shopping Center on White Plains Road) and restaurants—coupled with the tranquility and sought-after amenities of the suburbs—manicured lawns, quiet neighborhoods, award-winning schools.
In addition, like neighboring Scarsdale, Eastchester, which was settled in 1664, offers a quick commute into Manhattan via car or Metro-North (Scarsdale, Crestwood, Tuckahoe, or Bronxville stations). Situated between the Hutchinson River Parkway and the Bronx River Parkway, and with a thoroughfare (Post Road/White Plains Road (Route 22) running through it, Eastchester also affords easy access and egress to the rest of the county. The town offers a variety of housing options—Colonials, contemporaries, and splits, as well as condos and townhouses—and a number of communities and neighborhoods, including the exclusive Lake Isle community. Eastchester’s Lake Isle Country Club includes a swimming pool complex, eight tennis courts, and a par-70, 18-hole championship golf course.
Population: 19, 074
Size: 3.26 square miles
Median Home Sales Price: $669,500 (Westchester County Median: $725,000)
Average Property Taxes: $14, 294
Closest Metro-North Stop: Crestwood (Harlem Line)
Time to Grand Central: 36 minutes
Famous Residents (Past and Present): Vivian Vance, Anne Hutchinson, Max Factor, Tommy Tune, Joe Garagiola, Joe McCarthy, Howard Stern, Susan Lucci, Edie Falco
Household: $91,229 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $96, 179 (Westchester County Median: $105,300)
87.7% Caucasian 6.9% Asian 2.6% Other Races 2.8% African American 3.7% 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: 1 (Westchester Average: 2 National Average: 3) Property Crime: 3 (Westchester Average: 3 National Average: 3)
FBI Uniform Crime Index (2006): Number of violent crimes: 11 Murder: 0 Rape: 0 Robbery: 7 Assault: 4 Burglary: 20 Property Crimes: 199
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.
It's all about the adventures of Little Pea, a blue jay lost in the Museum's galleries which are filled with pictures of beautiful peacocks. Can Little Pea's new found friends, Robin and Peacock, help him find his way home? Find out in this new, original musical and theater production performed by Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach students. Free with Museum admission, ages 6+. 25...
The Revelators production Let Me dream, is a Film & Dance Symposium which allows the cast and the audience to dream without limits based on their current standing and environment. The production will be focusing on the individual dreams of each of the artist circumstances.
Sunday, November 23rd at 9:30 Breaking Ground Dance Center, 101 Castleton Street, Pleasantville ALL AGES class will benefit Food Bank for Westchester. This is a by-donation class, with a $10/adult $5/child suggested donation, but any and all donations will be warmly and wholly appreciated. For every dollar collected, The Food Bank for Westchester will be...
Vive La France!
While American sports fans are gobbling their weekly Sunday NFL action, French zealots are devouring the trotters, courtesy of Empire City Casino’s historic Yonkers Raceway.
For the second consecutive week on Sunday, November 16, simulcasting outlets in France wagered in excess of $1.75 million on the matinee card at Yonkers, with...
(With generous support from Con Edison)
EVERY SUNDAY AT 11:30AM (NOV 2, 9, 23, 30)
(NOTE: No walk November 16 due to special event)
Join us for a Guided Trail Experience through the woodland forest. Discover who left that track, which tree makes the best animal home, or which mushrooms make the best dinner. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE...
Holiday Show-Call to Artists!
Blue Door Gallery is hosting its 7th Annual Artist Gift and Boutique holiday show!
All items for sale between $3 to $300
Artists working in all media are welcome to submit.
November 22nd-December 20th
Preview for BDAA Members - November 21st 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Opening Reception: November 22nd, 2-5:00 p.m....