The 411: Location, location, location—any real estate professional will tell you that, when it comes to property, those are the three most important words to consider. And location is just one of Pleasantville’s many wonderful attributes. Located 31 miles north of Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal and situated almost squarely in the center of Westchester County, this quaint, family-friendly, and culturally rich village, with its picturesque “Old Village” and verdant parks and open spaces, is home to nearly 7,200 residents. Easily accessible to both Northern and Southern Westchester via a number of highways and main roads, including the Saw Mill, Sprain Brook, and Taconic Parkways, as well as Routes 9A and 117, Pleasantville, one of Westchester’s oldest communities, settled in 1695, is a commuter’s dream. The close-knit community offers an artsy yet amiable vibe, and is teeming with cultural and artistic amenities—including the popular Jacob Burns Film Center and its brand-new state-of-the-art education center, and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residential enclave Usonia, on the outskirts of town bordering Armonk—as well as gorgeous architecture; lots of great shops, boutiques, and restaurants; and, of course, award-winning schools.
Size: 1.8 square miles Median Home Sales Price: $655,000 (Westchester County Median: $725,000)
Famous Residents (Past and Present): New York Times film critic Janet Maslin and her husband, author Ben Cheever; author John Cheever; recording artist Tina Turner; retired football player Deion Sanders; and Steven C. Rockefeller, Jr.
Household: $86,632 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $105, 227 (Westchester County Median: $105,300)
90.4% Caucasian 2.9% African American 3.8% Other races 2.9% Asian 7.4% 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: 2 (Westchester Average: 2 National Average: 3) Property Crime: 2 (Westchester Average: 3 National Average: 3)
FBI Uniform Crime Index (2006):
Number of violent crimes: 1 Murder: 0 Rape: 0 Robbery: 0 Assault: 1 Burglary: 0 Property Crimes: 0 Education
The 21st Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer, presented by Support Connection, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 (rain or shine) at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights, NY. It is a 3-mile walkathon held each year to bring attention to the needs of people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Proceeds fund Support Connection’s free, year-round support services for...
The first weekend of October see 200 of America’s best independent artists and craftspeople in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley along with great live music, specialty food and family activities.
The third annual Rhinebeck Arts Festival draws passionate, arts conscious visitors from the Hudson Valley as well as tourists from New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut,...
Blessing of the Animals, Sunday, October 4, 2015, 10am
Cats, dogs, bunnies, birds, frogs—all pets great and small, regardless of denomination and religious background—are welcomed to receive an individual blessing and a treat (and light refreshments for their owners).
“There is no doubt that our pets enrich our lives through the joy and companionship they bring,”...
Enjoy a day of music, crafts and food alongside amateur and professional artists painting Ossining’s Main and Spring Street sidewalks. Sponsored by the Village of Ossining’s Downtown Events Committee. All ages are welcome. Market Square, Intersection of Main and Spring Street, Ossining. For more information, including how to participate as an artist, contact Ingrid M. Richards,...
Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open the fall art season with two new exhibitions.
In gallery II, our annual drawing show features five contemporary artists whose practice centers on drawing. The show’s title, Marking Wonderland, is...
New to yoga? Interested in getting started? This series is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of the rewarding practice of yoga.
Explore the physical practice and learn the important component parts of a class.
4 Sundays September 13th, 20th, 27th and October 4th
11:30-12:30: Fundamentals of Yoga
1PM - 2PM: Hot Yoga Fundamentals
$20 per class...
As the Expressionists before him, STEVENS distils what is quintessential to his subject, and in turn captures in refracted light and tactile form - the forest, discernable, beautiful, and experiential.
STEVENS undertakes through his works in paint to discern and replicate those spiritual and essential values as founded and revealed in the quietude of the wilderness. In a language both...
On view: Friday, August 14th – December 6th, 2015
Reception: Saturday, September 12th, 5 – 7 pm
HVCCA is honored to present Hermann Nitsch’s one-person installation, “Leviticus.” The installation features Nitsch’s “Leviticus,” his seminal book (52 3⁄4” x 38 1⁄2”) opened to the segment describing the sacrificial...
Pelham Art Center is pleased to present Revival is a site-specific installation inspired by the neighborhood of Pelham, by New York based artist Cara Lynch. Created with stencils and chalk spray, Lynch places patterns of Tudor-revival style architecture beneath the feet of visitors to the center. This lace-like installation will sweep across the courtyard space, eventually fading from...