Edit Module

Mount Vernon

The 411: With one of the fastest growing economies in the area, Mount Vernon is one of the largest cities in the state—the third largest in Westchester—and is home to about 70,000 people in neighborhoods that range from the quaintly suburban to the densely urban. In fact, to observers, Mount Vernon can be seen as two cities: one a quiet, suburban shell surrounding a more active, populous downtown that shares a border with the Bronx. One of the county’s most diverse communities, with many of its homes dating back to the Roaring ’20s, Mount Vernon has a majority African American population and ethnicities from every corner of the globe. The city holds annual events like the Arts on Third Street Festival, Ben Gordon Day, the Summer Breeze Concert Series, and go-cart races through downtown. The city is also known for the largest library system and only athletic stadium in the county.

Edit Module

Mount Vernon Photography

Mount Vernon, Gramatan Avenue, circa 1948. Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon Public Library. This is our current featured photo for Mount Vernon. Submit your own pictures, below, and perhaps yours will become the featured image on our Mount Vernon page.

Do you want to share a photo with us?

Submit your photo here

VIEW MOUNT VERNON PHOTO GALLERY

Edit Module
Related Stories

Mount Vernon Featured In

Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

County Business Listings

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Jodi's Gym Summer Camp

Jodi's Gym

Jul 29, 2015 - Sep 4, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Join us for a morning of non-stop fun Jodi’s Gym style! Your child will run, jump, tumble, balance, stretch, sing, create, move and groove all under the supervision and care of our well trained and certified staff. Come experience the joys of gymnastics, music and art. It’s a mix that your child is sure to love. Jodi’s Gym camp is offered all summer long (right up to Labor...

View event details

#LDCW Selfie Challenge

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

Jul 29, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

July 1-31, 2015- Win a Family 4 Pack of Annual Passes to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, by taking a Selfie! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 to enter… 1. Follow @LDCWestchester on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 2. Visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester and take an awesome, creative, bricktastic selfie next to something in the center that represents your love for...

View event details

Patterson & Sweeney R & B Band

Hudson Park Bandshell

Jul 29, 2015 @ 07:30 PM

The Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert Series, created by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, continues this week with the Patterson & Sweeney Blues Band playing rhythm and blues favorites. The Summer Sounds concert series is presented by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, in partnership with the New Rochelle Dept. of Parks and Recreation.  For more information visit the NRCA website at...

View event details

White Wedding at Hudson Park

Hudson Park Bandshell

Jul 29, 2015 - Aug 26, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

It’s become a New Rochelle tradition: Hundreds of picnickers on the grass, enjoying the cooling breezes off Long Island Sound as they listen to live music at the Hudson Park band shell every Wednesday night in July and August. The Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert  Series, created by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, is in its 7th season and this year’s roundup of musicians is...

View event details

Festival Youth Orchestra Announces Auditions for Strings, Winds, Brass and Percussion

Purchase College, SUNY

Jul 29, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015 @ 8:30 AM

The Festival Youth Orchestra (FYO) will hold its inaugural season in residence at Purchase College, SUNY.  The FYO experience emphasizes intensive musical preparation, with special focus on practice and performance techniques, interpretation, phrasing, and general musicianship. Students will also develop useful communication skills as a result of their musical collaborations, learning the...

View event details

SummerDance 2015 Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Jul 29, 2015 - Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

Calling All Dancers!  Registration now open for SummerDance 2015 at Steffi Nossen. Whether you want to improve your technique or explore new styles, our dedicated and talented instructors will guide you to new levels and make sure you have fun along the way! Each weekly program is designed to be appropriate for specific ages and abilities. Please call the office with any questions....

View event details

Revisiting Arcadia: Contemporary Landscapes

ArtsWestchester

Jul 29, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Diverse artistic approaches by 15 exhibiting artists explore both the beauty and darkness of the natural world and settings around us. Includes traditional Hudson River School-style painting, conceptual photography and video installation. July 16- August 29 artsw.org/arcadia 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 12-5pm & Sat 12-6pm

View event details

Group Exhibition, I am What I am Not Yet, A Survey of Brooklyn's Moment

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Jul 29, 2015 - Aug 21, 2015 @ 2:45 PM

I am What I am Not Yet, A Survey of Brooklyn's Moment Curated by Diana Buckley  June 25 - August 21, 2015 Public Opening Reception, Thursday June 25, 6-8 pm Madelyn Jordon Fine Art  Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday June 25 from 6-8 pm.  Big things are happening in 2015. In Brooklyn, things are changing fast, and artist Meccas are being...

View event details

Concert Series- Jill Gioia

Cross County Shopping Center

Jul 29, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

Get ready for the summer's best outdoor concerts at Cross County Shopping Center. With a range of all music genres, a series of live performances throughout the summer. Shoppers can bring their beach chairs and blankets to The Green, in the center of the mall to enjoy these free performances

View event details

Search Calendar

Edit Module