Larchmont

The 411: This lovely little village offers small-town charm with a sophisticated accent, as it attracts many French families who enroll their children in the private French American School located here. Larchmont is a particularly favored community for those making that first leap to the ‘burbs from the city as it has much to offer: an easy commute to the city, highly rated public schools, lovely parks, and a delightful downtown shopping district dotted with interesting small boutiques, gourmet stores, a wide variety of eateries, antiques shops and decorating studios, and even its own children’s bookshop. Originally founded as a summer shoreline retreat for the wealthy, Larchmont, while now a year-round suburb, still attracts many successful lawyers, bankers, and a slew of former Upper West Side psychologists and psychiatrists to its many vintage homes (circa 1920s), grand estates on Long Island Sound, and closer-to-town family-friendly neighborhoods. Larchmont offers one of the most scenic waterfront parks in the county—Manor Park, with its 13 prime acres, much of which lies on Long Island Sound, has been likened to a smaller version of the famed Cliff Walk in Newport, Rhode Island, and features flat rocks that even the littlest residents can walk on at low tide and benches carved into larger rocks from which to soak in the spectacular sunsets. Not surprisingly, boating is big here, with the village also home to the private Larchmont Shore Club. And Larchmont’s popular Watercolor Café, with its full schedule of live music performances, attracts both locals and other music lovers from throughout the county.

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The Reilly League

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The Veteran's Project

The Veteran's Project

Mar 12, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014

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Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

Lyndhurst Mansion

May 9, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

Lyndhurst's restored grand Picture Gallery reopens to the public.  The grand picture gallery features a fine collection of paintings purchased by railroad baron Jay Gould in the 1880s and is a rare survivor of America's gilded age. The collection has been in situ since Gould purchased the works from noted dealers Goupil and Knoedler. Conservators from the Metropolitan Museum have cleaned the...

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In the Garden of Sonic Delights

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Jun 7, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

In the Garden of Sonic Delights is large-scale sound art exhibition that explores the relationships between sound, nature, history, and architecture through 15 commissioned, site-specific works by 16 sound artists. Playing upon the natural settings of Westchester County, this 5-month long exhibition is designed to transform and change with its environment, responding to time of day and...

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New NY Bridge Art Show 2014

Sep 12, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

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Art Exhibit: Art & Perception

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Sep 13, 2014 - Nov 14, 2014

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center Presents ART & PERCEPTION Featuring Contemporary Italian American Artists in Westchester County Artists of Italian descent have enriched American aesthetic culture, embracing new styles and techniques. Without limitation, they opened up to a variety of new styles with fresh ideas and imagination. Featured artists include world-renowned pop artist...

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NEW! Zumba Spanish: Learning Spanish Through Lyrics of Popular Dance Music

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Sep 17, 2014 - Nov 5, 2014

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Westchester Community College Center For The Arts

Sep 17, 2014 - Nov 19, 2014

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