Culture blooms in the Carpet Mills Arts District

From the Hudson River Museum to the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy to galleries and public murals and sculptures, art is key to attracting people to live and work in as well as visit Yonkers. (See sidebar.) Many of the artists working in Yonkers have studios in the Carpet Mills Arts District, which was officially created in 2016 by a new city zoning law.

‘Lifetime’ achievements

It was back in 1987 that White Plains resident Louis R. Cappelli (along with his father Luca Cappelli) received the first March of Dimes Greater New York Market Real Estate Award. Thirty-four years later, Cappelli, founder and managing member of the Cappelli Organization, will return to receive the Martin S. Berger Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 35th March of Dimes Real Estate Breakfast
on Nov. 4 at The Opus Westchester in White Plains.

Healing mind, body and spirit

“I’ve always been interested in different ways to manage health conditions and overall health,” says Tonya Cremin, M.D., who practices in Monroe. “I’ve come to realize that health doesn’t have to be about medicine and pills, and it doesn’t have to be about surgery. There are a wide variety of other ways to treat patients.”

The women of 9th street

While it’s only July, some things are worth waiting a few months for. One such example is the upcoming exhibition, “Sparkling Amazons: Abstract Expressionist Women of the 9th Street Show” at the Katonah Museum of Art.

Gilded Age gardener

Beatrice Farrand – the first woman landscape architect, who helped shaped the U.S. landscape at the 20th century’s dawn – is celebrated in a new documentary.

Mending broken hearts

Srihari S. Naidu, MD – director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyophathy Center of Excellence at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla – is world-renowned as an interventional cardiology expert in minimally invasive treatments of heart disease.

Bold and Brazilian

Brazilian designer Patricia Bonaldi is making quite a splash worldwide with her line of PatBO designer clothing, known for its detailed embroidery combined with bold textures, colors and materials. She’s also landed right here in WAG country, with a beautiful and eclectic array of eveningwear being sold at the Mary Jane Denzer in White Plains.

Fighting food allergies

When Chappaqua resident Stacey Saiontz discovered that son Jared has extensive food allergies, she drew on her law background to introduce legislation to make life safer for him and other kids.

The garden goes native

The garden goes native

If you’re looking to establish or expand your garden with regional plants that will attract the area’s birds and insects – so important to our natural environment – then the place to turn to is The Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College (WCC) in Valhalla.

Not just for the birds

With birds, wildlife and plants bursting onto the scene, Audubon Greenwich is springing to life this April and offering a variety of public programs and activities for people of all ages to enjoy.