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Created 24 May 2021
  • Paddleboarding and Yoga, Combined!
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Rivertowns SUP Yoga Paddleboarding (SUP, standup paddleboarding) has been around for a while, and yes, I was an early adopter. The moment I first saw someone paddling on a local lake I had to learn mo...
  • The Dreaded Delta Variant
    26 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    White Plains Superintendent of Schools Joseph Ricca visiting students at Mamaroneck Avenue Elementary School. (Courtesy of Joseph Ricca) With the Delta variant rapidly spreading during what was fleeti...
  • Keeping Up with the Kontours of Fame
    24 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Kim Kardashian West attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021, in New York City. (Getty) On a Monday in September, one ...
  • Spa-ahh!
    21 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Girls’ weekend getaways have been a staple in my life for years. They reflect our various stages in life, starting with the basic trips to someone’s beach house, lake cottage, or even — yes! — a motel...
  • The Puppy Diaries
    19 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    On a Saturday in May, my husband and I moved into a dog-friendly apartment. On the following Wednesday, we filled out a few dog adoption applications. Then, on Friday, we went to our local humane soci...
  • Shuck Those Oysters!
    15 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 3
    By Morris Gut National Oyster Day was August 5th, but mollusk experts say the fall season is one of the best times to enjoy them. Oyster aficionados cannot seem to consume enough, and more eateries th...
  • Route 9: Exploring Locust Grove
    13 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 4 2
    The west (front) entrance of the main mansion on the Locust Grove estate. (Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons) Despite running parallel to the Hudson River, Route 9 is not scenic. Not her...
  • Chazz Palminteri: Out of the Bronx
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 5 0
    Palminteri dining at his new eponymous White Plains restaurant (courtesy Chazz Palminteri). The story of Chazz Palminteri’s childhood in the Bronx — torn between the draw of organized crime and his fa...
  • Millennials Aren’t “Job Hoppers”
    07 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    (Getty) Among the many pejoratives millennials are labeled as, I would say that “job hoppers” is a justified one. I myself am the quintessential “job hopping” millennial. I graduated from college in 2...
  • From Afghanistan to Westchester
    04 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Taliban militia take control of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 31, 2021 (Getty) For Ossining resident Sofia Bator, the Taliban’s takeover in her native Afghanistan ...
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