People may be lured to Rye because of its location on the Long Island Sound. There’s a wide sandy beach, a marina, a crew center, and a few private beach clubs. But they stay because the city of Rye (formerly the village of Rye), which is less than 6 square land miles, offers so much in its tiny zip code.“We have everything here,” says Kim Arenas, a broker with Houlihan Lawrence who has lived in Rye for the last 8 years.Locals make a point to eat and shop in the quaint upscale downtown, with its small … [Read more...] about What It’s Like to Live in Rye
Can you believe it’s Thanksgiving week already? Whether you’re battening down the hatches for a swarm of relatives or dropping in on a Friendskiving potluck this Thursday, you’ve probably spent the better part of the weekend studying up on side dishes. Here are a few more favorite recipes from our archives to add to your repertoire.Honey-Glazed Carrots and Other Make-Ahead Sides Cranberry sauce, creamed spinach, honey-glazed carrots – these recipes for Thanksgiving sides that you can make ahead is one of our most … [Read more...] about Our Best Thanksgiving Recipes
Catch Knicks basketball THIS CLOSE to home! See tomorrow’s stars take center court at the Westchester County Center in White Plains with the Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks. During games, fans can expect a fun, family-friendly environment highlighted by dancers, entertainment squads, and the best mascot in the Lower Hudson Valley - Hudson! They can also expect to see basketball’s rising stars in high-level competition, looking to make an impact at the next level – the NBA. … [Read more...] about Celebrate Your Kid’s Birthday with the Westchester Knicks!
ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, who crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts as a child and is mistakenly transported to the North Pole. Buddy grows up thinking he’s an elf, but between his lousy toy-making abilities and enormous size, he begins to realize he’s not like the others. With Santa’s blessing, Buddy sets off on a whirlwind journey through New York City to find his birth father and learn about his past. With mayhem, mischief, and laughs-a-plenty, this fresh and funny holiday classic is sure to make … [Read more...] about GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to See ELF the Musical at the Theatre at MSG
As Thanksgiving draws closer, a lot of us are wondering what we can do with our kids in the spirit of giving back and helping the community. My daughter’s Brownie troop just attended a food repacking event at the Food Bank for Westchester in Elmsford, and they got to repack almost 400 bags of food for families in need. If you’re interested in doing something like that with your family, the Food Bank hosts a family repack event once a month; kids must be at least 8 years old to help out. These events fill up fast, so … [Read more...] about Doing Good With Your Kids at the Food Bank
I have a friend that created a "self-help" section in her 7-year-old's book shelf. The books she stows there are about things like breathing or centering yourself or being present, but all of the books are geared for little ones. So the next time her daughter is flipping through fictional favorites, she may also flip through books with important real-life themes. If you want to teach your kids about mindfulness, here's where to begin. Six books that will help your children begin to nurture their inner health.1. I … [Read more...] about Mindfulness Books For Kids