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New Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Market to Open in May

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market

Come and support the river towns’ new, vibrant, and abundant farmers market! An invigorated Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Market (TaSH) will have a grand opening on Saturday, May 23, from 8:3 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Patriot’s Park; parking is available across the street at the Paulding School, and giveaways will be distributed on opening day. With music, kids activities and around ... Read More »

An Extraordinary Explosion of Music and Wit: The Hudson Valley Symphonic Wind Ensemble

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|  by Morey Storck  | On May 9, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow will have the opportunity to hear and appreciate one of the nation’s foremost wind and percussion ensembles. This unique organization is called The Hudson Valley Symphonic Wind Ensemble (HVSWE). James D. Wayne is its Music Director and Conductor; Sprague is the Music Department Chairperson and Band Director at ... Read More »

Oh Where, Oh Where Should The Dog Park Be? Irvington Struggles to Find Common Ground for a Location that Offends the Least Number of People

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| by Barrett Seaman  | They met in a secluded field that, for obvious reasons, cannot be named. It was just past dawn, and after some preliminary roughhousing, some stick and squirrel chasing and…well, tending to personal matters, they left their minders shivering in the morning chill while they, the dogs of Irvington, got down to business. “When are we ... Read More »

King Garden Designs Transforms Landscapes into Paradise

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|  by Dorothy Conigliaro  |   Just when you thought there would be no end to winter, along comes an early breath of spring.  Since it first opened its doors in 2012, King Garden Designs has become a staple in the community, a full service garden design and care practice founded by Irvington resident Charles King Sadler, a leader in ... Read More »

Events at Irvington Town Hall Theater

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|  by Gregory Allen  | Irvington Town Hall Theater Manager I can’t believe I’ve been at the Irvington Town Hall Theater (ITHT) for almost a year already. What an incredible time it has been working with so many people who share a common goal of bringing artistic expression to Irvington and the surrounding rivertowns. Nestled into the third floor of ... Read More »

Anything Goes Aboard The SHHS Ocean Liner

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|  by Morey Storck  | Anything Goes, is a classic 1930’s Broadway musical comedy; the audience came to the theater to be entertained and to escape, at least for one evening. It was The Depression, after all.  Theatre-goers expected campy jokes, convoluted romance, singable songs and happy endings. Segue to 2015: Julie Colangelo-Dore, who is directing this month’s Sleepy Hollow ... Read More »

Befriending Solitary Bees — A Hotel for Bees!

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| by Marcie Cuff |   Bees have long been known as the angels of agriculture. They provide honey and beeswax, and pollinate wildflowers and crops, including the really great stuff like blueberries and apricots and almonds and melons. Bees are small creatures that carry a heavy load. Their cross-pollination is essential to at least 30% of the world’s crops and ... Read More »

The Drive-By Truckers

L to R: Jay Gonzalez, Patterson Hood, Matt Patton, Mike Cooley, Brad Morgan. PHOTO CREDIT: David McClister

|by Jordan Becker | If you listen to most radio stations, you are unlikely to hear The Drive-By Truckers, despite the fact that they are often cited as one of the best American rock bands of the last couple of decades. But if you come to see what the band calls the “Rock Show” when it returns to the Tarrytown ... Read More »

This Camelot at WBT is Made From Concentrate

The cast of Camelot, now playing at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. – photo John Vecchiolla

| by Morey Storck |   The first out-of-town tryout of Lerner and Loewe’s widely anticipated new Broadway musical, Camelot, premiered in Toronto, Canada on October 1, 1960. Now, more than a half-century later, audiences at the Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) are watching quite a different version of the show. It was expected that the running time for that initial ... Read More »