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At Rosemary and Vine It's Easy Being Green

John Mariani | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

I had only the slightest reluctance about going to Rosemary and Vine, a charming new Mediterranean vegetarian restaurant in Rye, N.Y., but was immediately won over by the tantalizing items on the menu: gazpacho blanco, babaganoush, truffled fettuccine, and a great deal more I was ravenous to try.

Funeral Therapy Dog Turns Sadness Into Smiles

HooplaHa | Posted 06.22.2016 | Good News

Sadness is no match for Lulu; a very special kind of therapy dog. Funerals are an extremely hard time for family and friends of lost loved ones. The B...

Former NYPD Cop Pleads Guilty To Drunkenly Firing 14 Shots At Car

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.22.2015 | Crime

A former New York Police Department officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to drunkenly firing 14 shots at a car, striking a victim six times. Brendan Cronin,...

Intoxicated School Bus Driver Crashed With 35 Students On Board: Police

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

A New York school bus driver is accused of drunken driving after crashing a bus carrying 35 students into a telephone pole on Monday. New York Stat...

Flames Bar & Grill in Briarcliff, NY: One of the TriState Area's Best Steakhouses

John Mariani | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Even before you get to the steaks and chops, there are decisions to be made from a large appetizer and pasta menu.

Fine Dining In The NYC 'Burbs: Valbella And TuttaBella

John Mariani | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

One of the least heralded of NYC's most successful restaurateurs probably likes it that way.

Copper's Mill, a Surprise Farm-to-Fork Experience in Tarrytown NY

Renee Blodgett | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Renee Blodgett

Led by General Manager Thomas Szymanowicz and Chef Iain S. Falconer, Cooper's Mill is a farm-to-table restaurant adjacent to the Marriott Westchester.

Hurricane Sandy In Pound Ridge, N.Y.: A Look Back One Year Later

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 12.29.2013 | New York
Bonni Brodnick

One year ago today -- October 29, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy began its blustery tour through Pound Ridge, New York and its sweeping devastation of the ea...

A Dirty, Smelly, Messy Gift for a Little Girl

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

My daughter turns eight-years-old this weekend and I want to be home for the celebration so I began making plans to leave my New York carnival a couple days ago.

The Battle Over Affordable Housing Heats Up in Westchester

Joanne Wallenstein | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Joanne Wallenstein

Concerns about over development in Scarsdale could extend far beyond the shoehorning of oversized houses onto undersized lots or the destruction of heritage trees.

The Hottest Race for the NY State Senate: George Latimer vs. Bob Cohen

David A. Singer | Posted 12.18.2012 | New York
David A. Singer

All eyes are on this race -- and all expect the fur and mud to fly. A series of debates are slated to be held over the next couple of weeks. Expect another nail biter on November 6.

Operatic Incubator Celebrates Decade of Excellence at Essex House

Jim Luce | Posted 09.16.2012 | New York
Jim Luce

Poverty, sickness, and violence represent humanity at its worst. We must each, individually and collectively, address such societal problems.

The Unbelievable Story Of Two Women Who Married The Same Man

Lea Lane | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weddings
Lea Lane

What we couldn't possibly have known was that in addition to a love of Jane Austen and Italian pastry, we would share something else, something totally unexpected: The same husband.

Rolling in the Deep at Kenise Barnes Fine Art

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

With Glessner, we see a cornucopia of elements and techniques that draw you in like the smell of a delicious meal when hungry. When you nose up to her work, horse and human hair, thin ink scrolls, rust stained silk and geometrically shaped raised surfaces come into view in successive volleys.

Super Allegedly Caught On Camera Sodomizing Tenant's Dog

Posted 02.21.2012 | New York

A Westchester superintendent was given a week to vacate his apartment Monday after accusations that he sodomized a tenant's dog, NBC New York reports....

A Westchester Showdown

David A. Singer | Posted 03.20.2012 | New York
David A. Singer

Veteran State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer of Mamaroneck has announced that she will not run for re-election for the New York State Senate seat she has held for 28 years.

DJ Henry and the Training of Police, Part Four

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.07.2012 | Crime
Phillip Martin

In February 2011, when a New York grand jury declined to indict anyone involved in the shooting death of DJ Henry, Henry's family called for a federal investigation.

Westchester Family Of Four Found Dead In Home

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. — A family of four was found dead in their sprawling home in an affluent New York City suburb after what appeared to be a murder-s...

A Day Trip to the Rockefeller Preserve, Just North of NYC

Lea Lane | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Lea Lane

Vaux and Olmsted created Central Park out of fantasy. This preserve is natural fantasy. There's even a tinge of danger. Unknown paths beckon into witchy woods. But mostly the flora and fauna offer calm.

An Autographed Mark Zuckerberg Baseball Card? Like.

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

While it's unclear whatever became of his baseball skills (Aaron Sorkin skipped it in his Social Network screenplay), one man remembers Zuckerberg's magical season in Little League.

Westchester Democratic, Conservative, Independence, and Working Families Parties Nominate Censured Judge for Re-Election

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

If you think you can simply defer to political parties to make the choice in judicial elections for you, think again.

Exploring the Hudson Valley: A visit to Pepsico-Kendall Sculpture Garden in Purchase

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

If you're considering a weekend getaway from Manhattan to enjoy the fall foliage, drive about 45 minutes north into Westchester County and stop at t...

Pearls of Wisdom for Chelsea on Her Big Day

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

No one is more surprised than me that an invitation to Chelsea Clinton's wedding has yet to appear in my mailbox. Actually, no one is surprised but me. Nevertheless, I'm still surprised.

Quaint Concept: Justice for All

Lawrence McGovern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence McGovern

Legal service providers contend that it is not just a question of how America treats its most vulnerable citizens; justice for all makes a better America for all of its 300 million citizens.

Transit's New Ally?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

New York State Senator Pedro Espada, ardent opponent of bridge tolls in the past, has now proposed a $2 toll on the East River Bridges.