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.

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Join "Team Weezie D" Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Breakfast/Walk.

Weezie D. Ladies Boutique-Rye

Oct 20, 2014 @ 8:30 AM

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Cooking with Chef Stef: Apples

St Mary-in-the-Highlands Church

Oct 20, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

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PureThread Pop-Up Store

Bedford Historical Hall

Oct 20, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

  Sustainable styling boutique, PureThread, hosts its first pop-up store showcasing lux, ethical fashion from around the globe, organic skincare from London, organic home textiles from Italy, home decor, artisan jewelry and accessories and organic cold pressed juices. This unique Fall fashion showcase represents PureThread’s vision as an internationally-recognized taste-maker in sustainable...

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Exhibit Ira BARKOFF

Canfin Gallery

Oct 20, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

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The Women's room

Oct 20, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

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FALL FOR WOMEN @ The Rye Arts Center

The Rye Arts Center

Oct 20, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Women artists take center stage this FALL in a series of four enlightening, engaging and enjoyable events. These events are made possible through the generosity of Houlihan Lawrence, Hometown Media Group and supporters of The Rye Arts Center.   I've Got a Pen & I'm Not Afraid to Use It Sept 18th 7:00-9:00pm $25 per person   FEM51: Female Artists and Musicians October 5th...

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Undulate: Paintings By Julie Gross and Margaret Neill

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Oct 20, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

GALLERY IIDates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM Public InvitedUNDULATE:PAINTINGS BY JULIE GROSS AND MARGARET NEILLKenise Barnes Fine Art is delighted to announce the opening of the fall art season with a two-person show featuring new paintings by New York artists Julie Gross and Margaret Neill.  As the exhibition title aptly suggests, both...

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