Talk of the County

Rounding out the USDA Food Pyramid, a kids’ scribe picks his fave kids’ books, checking the pulse on the county’s art scene, and more



Top 5: Dan Greenberg

The author and Hastings resident on his five favorite books for kids
By Laurie Yarnell                                                                                                   

Summer 2.0

Indian Summer. We’ve all heard the term, all used it—but do we really know what it means? We asked Westchester’s weather guru, News 12’s Joe Rao.
By Carol Caffin

Town Watch

By Robert Schork                                                                                             

Is Beyoncé Engaging?

The GM at Sleepy Hollow County Club won’t say, which says a lot.
By John Bruno Turiano                                                                                          

Ask the Expert

Do shampoos specifically marketed for curly hair and straight hair have any actual benefit, or is it just a gimmick?
By Mel Matzker                                                                                             

The Pulse: Culture

This month, since we take on NYC (and win!—see page 67), we thought we’d ask you about your cultural pursuits.
By Phil Corso and Robert Schork                                                                                             

Budding Knowledge

Not a shrinking violet, Leah Waybright Kennell, curator of Wildflower Island at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining, names the most common flowers native to the county.
By Kristen Levy and Dana Leshem              

THE 411 ON 914 // The Wealthiest Man Ever

Westchester’s version is made up of not-so-desperate, career- and family-oriented women.
By John Bruno Turiano with Blair Buesman                                                                                  

Broken Plate

The replacement for the USDA Food Guide Pyramid teaches us a lesson in geometry. But nutrition? Not so much.
By Ben Brody                                                                                           

B There

The county’s newest gay bar has brought the scene back after years of inactivity.
By Phil Corso                                                       

This Month's Winners and Losers

By Robert Schork