The 411: Sure, it’s a little sleepy here (okay, so the sidewalks roll up at 9 pm), but you’ve got to admire a town with spunk. When the town was told to vamoose 100 years ago to make room for the Croton Reservoir, the residents picked up their houses and businesses—literally—and moved a mile away. When Starbucks sought entry into this no-chain community, they stood their ground(s); Perks and Noka Joe now offer up the daily java. Katonah is not just spunky, but fun to explore, with lots of little galleries and upscale shops, along with a variety of eateries, most clustered along Katonah Avenue. The vibe is artsy and casual (yoga pants or jodhpurs and riding boots are not out of place here). It’s a feel-good kind of town and no wonder—the town is a veritable vortex of the healing arts. Find doctors, therapists, and counselors of all kinds, from marriage to massage, podiatry to past life regression. There’s even a psychiatric hospital, Four Winds on the Katonah/Cross River border. The beautifully laid-out town (designed by landscape architects GS and BS Olmstead) is filled with gorgeous Queen Anne, shingle-style, and Colonial Revival homes.
Population: 13,139 Size: 24.5 square miles
Median Home Sales Price: $730,000 (Westchester County Median: $725,000)
Average Property Taxes: $15,586
Closest Metro-North Stop: Katonah (Harlem Line)
Time to Grand Central: 66 minutes
Famous Residents (Past and Present): Martha Stewart famously spent her month-long house-arrest period in a large estate she purchased in Katonah; former Congresswoman Sue Kelly, first Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court John Jay
Household: $81,370 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $188, 717 (Westchester County Median: $105,300)
75.1% Caucasian 12.3% African American 9.0% Other 3.6% Asian 12.5% 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): N/A
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.
Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College
Oct 21, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014
Part II of the Retrospective exhibition celebrating the broad spectrum of digital art making that has been exhibited in The Westchester Gallery at the Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill, will feature artists from our second 10 years of exhibitions, 2005 - 2014. Kristin Anderson, Joseph Ayers, Jean Brennan, June Brigman and Roy Richardson, Laurel Garcia Colvin, Pepe Coronado, Florine...
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...
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...
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...
The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation
Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus
October 12 – December 7, 2014
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 12th 5 – 7pm
intricacies and dilemmas of gender, human relationships, and nation-centric politics. Each of the selected artists has endowed her video with a very personal point of view and...
Lagond Music kicks off their musical “Spotlight Series” in efforts to raise money to offer scholarship and financial aid to deserving and at-risk students, as well as community outreach programs. The organization is joining forces with well-established acts such as roots-rock artist Garland Jeffreys. Their goal is to showcase a diverse range of musicians and draw audiences to their new...