The 411: A trading post-turned-industrial city that overlooks the Hudson River, Peekskill has spent most of the past 20 years recovering from an economic downturn that struck the city when much of its manufacturing base eroded. A revitalization has seen new, higher-tech businesses take root in the city and the renovation of the historic districts and Victorian homes that are its trademark. Peekskill offers top-notch public education. Downtown Peekskill has become a haven for artists, with the development of the Peekskill Art Lofts, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and the Peekskill Coffee House, while the Paramount Center for the Arts has become a destination for indie film patrons, in addition to being a venue for live entertainment, art exhibits, and educational programs. For outdoor lovers person, Peekskill boasts 11 parks that offer everything from swimming and tennis to hiking trails and playgrounds.
Size: 4.3 square miles Median Home Sales Price: $358,000 (Westchester County Median: $725,000)
Average Property Taxes: $7,643
Closest Metro-North Stop: Peekskill (Hudson Line)
Time to Grand Central: 60 minutes
Famous Residents (Past and Present): Former New York Governor George Pataki, Mel Gibson, Paul Reubens, Stanley Tucci, NBA star Elton Brand
Household: $47,177 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $52,645 (Westchester County Median: $105,300) Ethnic Composition
57.1% Caucasian 15.0% Other Races 2.4% Asian 25.5% African American 21.9% 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: 5 (Westchester Average: 2 National Average: 3) Property Crime: 4 (Westchester Average: 3 National Average: 3)
FBI Uniform Crime Index (2006):
Number of violent crimes: 67 Murder: 0 Rape: 2 Robbery: 23 Assault: 42 Burglary: 39 Property Crimes: 193
Palmer Vineyards & Pindar Vineyards on North Fork Long Island
Join us for a Wine Tour on Long Island and taste the fine wine at some of the local vineyards located on the beautiful North Fork of Long Island, NY. Saturday, July 22nd (Rain or Shine)
Price: $135 per person
Round-trip trip transportation from Mount Vernon via...
Join us for a Wine Tour on Long Island and taste the fine wine at some of the local vineyards located on the beautiful North Fork of Long Island, NY.
Saturday, July 22nd (Rain or Shine)
Price: $135 per person
Round-trip trip transportation from Mount Vernon via charter bus with complimentary Wi-Fi, Outlets and on-board Restroom...
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Date: Saturday July 22nd, 2017 @ 11 AM & 3 PM
**TWO SHOWS** 11 AM & 3 PM
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“Lay It On Down” Tour
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