The 411: One of Westchester’s Hudson River communities, Tarrytown is a quaint village in the Town of Greenburgh where the Tappan Zee Bridge crosses the Hudson from Rockland County. Just a short walk to the waterfront, the picturesque downtown has limited “big box” presence and is replete with antiques stores and both casual and upscale eateries. Points of interest include Sunnyside, historic home of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow author Washington Irving; Lyndhurst, a 67-acre Gothic Revival mansion previously owned by railroad developer Jay Gould; The Castle on the Hudson, a Norman-style replica castle and luxury inn; and Tarrytown Music Hall, an 843-seat Queen Anne-style theater built in 1885. A free public festival, Tarrytown Third Friday, is held on the third Friday of every month, plus there are monthly waterside concerts at Pierson’s Park. Residents have access to the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, a walking path that runs from Yonkers north to Croton-on-Hudson.
Size: 5.7 square miles
Median Home Sales Price: $671,000 (Westchester Median Price: $725,000)
Average Property Taxes: $14,326 Closest Metro-North Stop: Tarrytown (Hudson Line)
Time to Grand Central: 45 minutes
Famous Residents (Past and Present): Comedian Kevin Meaney, railroad developer Jay Gould, author Washington Irving, Olympian Bruce Jenner, Revolutionary war hero John Paulding, philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Sr. and his son, Nelson A. Rockefeller Median Income
Household: $68,762 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $82,445 (Westchester County Median: $105,300) Ethnic Composition
77.4% Caucasian 9.1% Other 7.0% African American 6.5% Asian 16.2% listed as Hispanic or Latino
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: 3 (Westchester Average: 3 National Average: 3) FBI Uniform Crime Index (2006):
Number of violent crimes: 4 Murder: 0 Rape: 0 Robbery: 2 Assault: 2 Burglary: 13 Property Crimes: 100
Grades/Type of Organization: K-6/By Grade Level Average Class Size: 21 % Special Ed Students: 9 % of 4th-Graders Who Received 4 in English/Math/Science: 11/27/NA
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IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014
June 8th-Nov 2nd, 2014 noon - 6:00 PM
100-150 N. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566
Caramoor in collaboration with HVCCA presents Aaron Taylor Kuffner's Gamelatron Sanctuary: Suara Sinar (The Sound of Light) which is a part of the IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014.
Please call HVCCA 914-788-0100 for...
Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress and expert on health care and domestic policy will present Concordia's Jacobson Global Lecure on October 2, 7pm in Sommer Center. Tanden has served in both the Obama and Clinton administrations, as well as presidential campaigns and think tanks. She will discuss "The Boss Lottery: The...
The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables researchers to record groundbreaking observations.
This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
“En Plein Air” Opens the Fall Season at Les Beaux Arts
Les Beaux Arts Gallery is celebrating the opening of their fall season with “En Plein Air,” an exhibition of paintings by Jean-Pierre Jacquet, a French artist and resident of Greenwich. The exhibition is a collection of airy and luminous landscapes, many of which are recognizable locations in this area....
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 Charles Fazzino, as well as Westchester...
Four week workshop to inspire; to start telling stories of your life, using different formats, voices and approaches. Catherine Wald, poet and writer works with beginners and experienced writers in a supportive and collaborative environment.
Registration required. (914) 864-0137
This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
From gooey, sticky science experiments to yoga and fun fitness workouts, and even private piano lessons -- WeeZee – The Science of Play, Westchester County’s only sensory gym, an 18,000 square foot play, fitness and learning facility for children ages 1-12, located in Chappaqua, NY, has launched a varied and exciting range of after school classes in time for back-to-school. With guest...
On September 20th at 1:00pm the New Castle Historical Society is celebrating the re-launch of the first-ever History Hunt Game – Meet Horace: The Original Game, redux at the Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street in Chappaqua.
We are happy (and proud!) to redesign this fantastic puzzle hunt so that players can participate on an on-going basis. Players are led though the...