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d a Re L AL S U T U ABO A Guide to Area Businesses, Services and Professionals A Supplement to The Record-Review ď ł November 1, 2013 Read All About Us Index to Advertisers Albano Appliance & Service..................... 9 Ebba......................................................... 5 Matero Fine Jewelry & Design............... 16 All County Vacuum................................ 24 Edge Sporting Goods............................. 16 Enchantments.......................................... 3 Mr. Chimney........................................... 18 Antiques & Consignment on the Square.................................... 25 Antiques & Tools of Business & Kitchen............................................. 9 Lisa Arrigo, Psychotherapist and EMDR Practitioner............................... 8 Artéé Fabrics & Home.............................. 8 Asia Hamachi......................................... 10 BabyBonds............................................. 24 Bedford House....................................... 15 Bedford Stone & Masonry Supply................................. 15 Bedford Village Frame Shop & Gallery........................................... 17 Bedford Wine Merchants....................... 17 Beginnings Bleus................................... 19 Beginnings Bleus Outlet......................... 19 Berniker Decorators................................. 7 B Fein Interiors....................................... 24 Blue Moon Mexican Cafe...................... 20 Carolyn Bender Custom Events.............. 23 Catherine H. ............................................ 3 Central Animal Hospital......................... 29 Leeann Cerrito, LifeStylist....................... 30 Cici Crib................................................. 19 Cioppa Architects LLC............................ 12 Consignment Collection........................... 6 CoreLab.................................................... 4 Customized Computer Training.............. 28 Daniele Trissi.......................................... 21 Decorating Den Interiors........................ 12 Designer’s Corner................................... 25 DiNardo’s Ristorante Italiano................. 10 Eastchester Fish Gourmet...................... 21 Euphoria Kitchen & Bath....................... 15 Far Eastern Arts & Antiques, FEA Home.......................................... 25 Fred’s Hair Salon...................................... 7 Carol Freidman, Household Affairs Manager............... 28 MTK Tavern............................................ 13 Must Love Dogs....................................... 4 Neil’s...................................................... 29 New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa........................... 28 North Star Restaurant............................ 10 Goldberg’s Famous Bagels....................... 6 Pamela Robbins..................................... 21 Great Stuff............................................. 23 Platinum Drive Realty............................ 31 G. Willikers............................................... 5 Hair Wharf................................................ 8 The Handyman, David Liebman............. 14 Holsten Jewelers.................................... 23 Plum Plums................................................ 11 Pound Ridge Montessori........................... 11 The Preppy Turtle................................... 16 Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty........................... 22 Renae Cohen Interiors........................... 27 Intentional Wellness & Yoga Center......... 7 riverrun rare book room......................... 26 JBC Development..................................... 9 Jewel Corner.......................................... 17 Robin McCormick Jewelry & Design Studio................................... 3 Jewels by Joanne................................... 26 Ruffled Feathers..................................... 20 Juleigh’s Resale Couture........................ 11 Natalie Kasdan, CranioSacral Therapist, Shaman/Energy Healer...... 14 Katonah Art Center.................................. 4 Repertoire Dance Shop.......................... 26 Rye Country Boarding Kennels ............. 29 Anne Samojedny, Pediatric/Adult CranioSacral and Energy Healer........ 12 Katonah Jewelers..................................... 6 Say Cheese & Thank You........................ 30 Katonah Wine & Liquor Store.................. 3 Scarsdale Security.................................. 32 Kelloggs & Lawrence............................... 5 Tommie Copper...................................... 13 Kicho...................................................... 15 Treasure Hunters.................................... 30 La Catena Italian Restaurant................. 20 TSS Westchester..................................... 27 La Familia Katonah.................................. 6 ValueElectronics..................................... 27 La La Rouge........................................... 16 Landsberg Jewelers................................ 14 The Lice Lady of Westchester................. 26 Sally Mackinnon, Pet Sitting Service.............................. 17 Wilson & Son Jewelers........................... 13 The Wine Connection............................. 11 Wittus — Fire by Design.......................... 9 READ ALL ABOUT US! is a supplement to The Record-Review P.O. Box 455, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 914-244-0533 www.record-review.com PUBLISHER: Deborah G. White WRITERS: Mary Legrand, Traci Dutton Ludwig, Jackie Lupo, Todd Sliss PHOTOGRAPHy: Peter Krupenye, Jim MacLean, Beverly Picker AD DESIGN: Kathy Potter, Kathy Patti COVER DESIGN: Kathy Potter PRODUCTION: Jane Rosenfield Kolb AD SALES: Francesca Lynch, Thomas O’Halloran, Barbara Yeaker, and Marilyn Petrosa ©2013 The Record, LLC. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without publisher’s written permission. the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 3 Linkedbling In Spring Kelly, Ann, Catherine, Marsha and Donna The core of a wardrobe should consist of classic pieces expertly designed and manufactured, using fine fabrics and precision tailoring. Every item at Catherine H. is selected to ensure quality in design while focusing on a woman’s diverse needs. We love to mix and match, and our aim is to build a collection by making selections you can wear every day and in many ways — casual or dressy — with a simple change of accessories. Catherine M. Hiriart has more than 30 years of experience in fashion and design, including in boutiques in France, New York City and Connecticut as stylist, buyer, merchandiser, manager and freelance window-dresser. She established Catherine H. because women deserve access to personal styling and quality clothing, accessories and shoes. Guests frequently say their experience is that of a party! Warm, relaxed and positive, the milieu often involves stylists and guests working together for a common goal — that you feel encouraged and satisfied with your selections. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Claudia Suica, Zadik Agcaian, Robin McCormick, owner and Cecilia Bishansky Welcome to our beautiful new space in the heart of Katonah! After seven years of serving jewelry clientele and participating in the community, Robin McCormick Jewelry has relocated to Katonah Avenue to better serve you. Our specialty is unique — we focus on matching people with their jewelry. Robin believes jewelry should lastExpert a lifetime. She carefully listens to each client and guides Repairs Done on Premises choices that are thoughtful, wise and budget. Whether it’s a diamond ring, Appraisals and within Ear Piercing Available whimsical earrings or an estate pendant, jewelry should speak to you and about you. With a combined professional experience of 100 years, we invite you to browse our inventory of new and classical styles, fine estate jewelry and antique stones. Our in-house jeweler is available to design and create original, custom pieces to match your dreams. Visit us often to discover perfect gifts and personal treasures. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or by appointment. Call for extended holiday hours. Robin MccoRMick JEWELRY & DESIGN STUDIO www.catherineh.com 18-24 The Parkway, Katonah • 232-2010 Goldwww.robinmccormickjewelry.com ✦ Platinum ✦ Rare Gems ✦ Pearls 159 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 232-1288 26 Valley Road, Katonah, NY 10536 ✦ 914-232-1288 www.robinmccormickjewelry.com Expert Hours: Repairs Done on Premises • Appraisals & Ear Piercing Available Tuesday through Saturday 10-6 Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday 9:30-5:30 Like us on Facebook Adam Ottly Katonah Wine & Liquor Store takes the phrase “full service” very seriously. Not only are we open 363 days a year (closed Christmas and New Year’s Day), our excellent selection of vintages ranging from $10 a bottle on up ensures customers get exactly what they need. Celebrating a big event? Katonah Wine & Liquor stocks Caymus, Jordan, Mouton Rothschild, Silver Oak and many more high-end wines, plus a full selection of Champagnes and sparkling wines. Helping customers determine the perfect vintage pairing for meal courses is a specialty. Our staff all like wine, like to talk about wine and constantly taste new wines from around the world to determine what’s a good fit for our clientele. Come in, tell us what you like and we’ll find a wine that suits your tastebuds and wallet. Case discounts; delivery available. Katonah Wine & Liquor offers a full range of spirits and cordials. We also help customers plan parties, making sure they have everything essential for the bar. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday to 8 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Old railroad station building www.katonahwine.com 120 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 232-4966 Ursula Back, sales manager and Melanie Shepard, owner Come into Enchantments — the small, beautiful boutique on Katonah Avenue — and you’ll immediately notice its calm, welcoming atmosphere. Owner Melanie Shepard and sales manager Ursula Back let you browse uninterrupted through the shop, but they’re right there to answer questions and expertly compile outfits for the “real women” who shop here. “We offer brands not typically found in department stores,” Melanie says, clothing and accessories both on-trend and supremely wearable, no matter a woman’s body type. Enchantments’ core lines — Clara Sunwoo, Chalet, and Nally & Millie — are made in the U.S., as are many other offerings, an aspect important to Melanie and her customers. Whether you require outfits for business, everyday or travel, Enchantments will help you find the wardrobe you need. And if you’ve searched in vain for personalized, boutique shopping without the pressure, visit Enchantments. You’ll see for yourself that it’s possible, and oh-so-close to home! Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Enchantments 85 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 401-9085 page 4 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Jillian Falzone, Amy Brown, Kimberly Holzmann-Krolick, owner and Nadya Sikorjak CoreLab is the only studio in northern Westchester offering the innovative Lagree Fitness workout. Created by Sebastien Lagree, it fuses elements of strength training, circuit training and Pilates to strengthen, lengthen and tone the body quickly and safely. The workout involves an ever-changing series of exercises performed on the Megaformer, ensuring a heart-pumping, muscle-fatiguing, low-impact, body-shaping experience. At the core of this workout is the custom-built Megaformer, a significant evolution from the Pilates Reformer. The Megaformer provides constant resistance and counter-resistance using a system of springs and pulleys delivering an intense fullbody workout. It offers numerous exercise options for the upper and lower body, and enables the body to transition smoothly and efficiently from one exercise to the next while maintaining an elevated heart rate. While on the Megaformer, your muscles are engaged in a non-aggressive, low-impact manner, making this workout as good for your joints as it is for your muscles. The workout is aimed at both men and women and will leave you with a lithe and powerful body, earned in a safe and effective manner. Class size limited to six, ensuring individual attention. Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, see class schedule online. www.corelabny.com 189 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 401-4224 Hilery Wainwright, Jessica Riina, owner and Lourdes Serrano-Quiñones Tails have been wagging since Must Love Dogs opened in downtown Katonah in July 2011. Four-legged friends of all sizes and breeds can expect spa-like attention from master groomer and owner Jessica Riina. Two- to 3-hour sessions involve bathing, drying and extensive grooming of hair, skin and nails. Biodegradable shampoos and natural perfumes, homemade by Jessica from essential oils, are sensitive to canine well-being. Every dog should be groomed for looks and good health. “Groomers really know their dogs’ bodies and can recognize fleas, ticks, growths and other signs of disease. When dogs are well-groomed, they not only look better, they feel better,” Jessica says. The retail shop features fine specialty harnesses, leashes, jackets, toys, bones, Puppia brand products and natural skin care products including chemical-free flea and tick repellents. Excellent customer service and Jessica’s animal intuition stand out: “I feel a special connection to my dogs and their owners,” she says. “I love dogs, so I love what I do” — and it shows! Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for extended holiday hours. Must Love Dogs www.mustlovedogskatonah.com 45 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 232-5500 T he Katonah Art Center (KAC), now in its 16th year, has become the hub of artistic learning in northern Westchester. KAC offers classes to all ages and levels and is known for its warm, supportive environment providing a creative sanctuary for art lovers, artists, musicians, dancers, singers, illustrators, cartoonists, sculptors, photographers, knitters, yogis, painters and potters. KAC is known for the quality of its instructors, many of whom are locally and nationally known artists. The art center houses three painting studios, a pottery studio, a children’s art room, a darkroom, an Apple computer lab, a music room and two newly renovated dance and fitness studios. KAC’s new program TADA (Theatre And Dance Arts) offers a wide array of classes taught by seasoned professionals in the performing arts. In addition to our many disciplines of dance, we offer classes in acting and voice, dance fitness, yoga, and tai chi as well as classes for home-schoolers and special needs children. Also new this year is Renaissance Kids @ KAC, a new multi-arts, bilingual preschool and kindergarten enrichment program. Many of our classes are scheduled simultaneously, making it perfect for the family who loves art, theatre and dance. For our class listings, please visit our website at www.katonahartcenter.com or call the office at 232-4843 for a brochure. (Standing): Nancy Cirincione, Donna Ferreiro, Keith Burgun, Patti Hupp, David Hughes, Anne-Marie Gerard Galler, Loren Anderson, Barbara Herzberg, Ashlie Burgun and Cindy Sacks. (Sitting): Rosemary Illardi-Ellis, Sarah Miller with Luke, Joan Roth, Deb Casill, Chrissanth Gross and Noelle Spizziro www.katonahartcenter.com 131 Bedford Road, Katonah • 232-4843 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 5 Viktoria Fisch Meghan, Mia, Laura, Betsy and Jay It’s fun to visit G. Willikers, no matter your age! You’ll enjoy shopping for toys that girls and boys will really use — from baby’s first teething ring to board games the whole family spends hours playing — and all kinds of gifts. Meghan Bazaar’s mom, Linda Ambrosino, began G. Willikers in Saratoga Springs and the Albany area 25 years ago, so making kids happy is definitely in the genes. “We’re an old-fashioned store in the best sense of the word,” says Meghan. “Our products focus on imaginary play and art, fostering education as well as imagination.” G. Willikers stocks well-made toys, puzzles and games from around the world — items kids won’t play with once and toss aside. “There’s a strong organic and ecofriendly bent here, too. That means a lot to us as well,” Meghan says. Customer service is top-drawer, with knowledgeable, helpful staff — mostly parents and teachers in their other lives — who know just what children love! Gift wrapping’s free of charge, a huge plus in these hectic days. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 29 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 232-0706 Tantalize your senses and enrich your life at Ebba, a lifestyle boutique in the heart of Katonah. Owner Viktoria Fisch offers a well-curated mix of products for self and home — including the best examples of Dash & Albert Rugs, CP Shades, Subtle Luxury cashmere, Laurie Berg Jewelry, Leslie Janson designs, Papaya, Angel Dear baby, Roost, Abundance Candles and much, much more. As a child, Viktoria’s sanctuary was her tiny second-floor bathroom, where she mixed batches of lotions and potions and clogged up the drains with all sorts of “unusual and special ingredients.” When Viktoria’s mom, Ebba, would call upstairs, asking for her daughter, Viktoria would offer the same squeaky reply: “Mom, I’m busy creating.” Not much has changed since then, except perhaps the bathroom and the ingredients. Ebba represents the culmination of all the things that made that one little girl feel “abundant within.” Viktoria still believes if you can feel your own abundance, anything is possible. Complimentary gift wrapping available. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ebba www.shopebba.com 107 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 401-9333 K elloggs is celebrating its 126th anniversary this year! We cherish our hardware history and continuously stock everyday needs, specialty gifts and an impressive selection of outdoor apparel. Step into our antique environment and enjoy. Autumn is the perfect time to consider new fireplace doors. We have installed hundreds of beautiful doors by Stoll and Bosse. Bart’s design sense and attention to detail will help you find your perfect solution. And we have fireplace screens, tools, log carriers, bellows — just about everything you need for the hearth. Kelloggs’ gifts for the holidays are also a source of great pride. Diana searches high and low for new vendors to offer an exciting, unusual selection. This year’s finds include items from Henleys Specialty Goods and Gentleman’s Hardware from England, family games, bog boots and so much more. The outdoor apparel department keeps growing. Clothing and accessory lines from The North Face, Marmot, ExOfficio, Kuhl, Tribal Outdoors and more can be found. We also have gear for camping and hiking from Osprey, Kelty, and Sea to Summit, including tents, sleeping bags and backpacks. Kelloggs is great at outfitting you for all your travel adventures. Snap a picture in our “duds” and we’ll post you on our world map! Shop us online at www.kelloggsandlawrence. com. Our site enables you to purchase hardware goods from our warehouse with free shipping. With more than 70,000 items, Kelloggs has everything you need for your next project — from beginning to end. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jeff Kellogg, Diana Tyler, owner; Bart Tyler, owner with Chuckie the cockatiel; Sally Beckett and Doug Gallagher www.kelloggsandlawrence.com 26 The Parkway, Katonah • 232-3351 page 6 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us Primo, Monte, Ron Koff and Ozzie Anyone who’s salivated over the thought of a perfect bagel will be thrilled to know that Goldberg’s Famous Bagels has the real deal! Using the old-fashioned boil-andbake method, Goldberg’s uses only the highest-quality ingredients, with bagels made 100 percent on premises continuously throughout the day. “They’re fluffy on the inside, crusty on the outside, and they smell absolutely delicious,” says Ron Koff of Goldberg’s in Katonah. Slather on some cream cheese, whipped up in a variety of fresh flavors, and you’re in heaven. But man can’t live on bagels alone. Luckily, at Goldberg’s “we’re not just bagels!” Stop in for breakfast — now featuring homemade oatmeal — lunch or a midday bite. Mouth-watering sandwiches, wraps, panini, hand-chopped salads, piping-hot Arabica-bean coffee, specialty teas and fruit juices are perfect to grab on the go. Holding a party or business meeting? Goldberg’s Famous Bagels will cater all kinds of gatherings — with bountiful, beautifully decorated platters filled to overflowing with delectable sliced nova, Kosherstyle mile-high sandwiches, yummy salads and desserts, to name just a few of the many options! Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.goldbergsfamousbagelskatonah.com 280 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 232-1370 (Front): Jimmy Isenaj, Elda Reyes and Elmer Espinoza. (Back): Tony Sylaj, Frank “Frok” Dunanaj and Tony Margegaj La Familia Katonah, which has been serving outstanding meals made from the freshest ingredients for close to a decade, is an integral part of the community, making customers feel right at home. La Familia Katonah sponsors local sports teams, fire departments, and charitable and not-for-profit organizations. Next time you’re in, read all the thank-you notes for the support and delicious food! From whole pies — to take out or eat in — to more than 30 choices by the slice, La Familia Katonah is the place for the best pizza in town. But we can’t live on pizza alone, so La Familia Katonah’s mouth-watering menu includes family favorites such as chicken parmigiana, veal Marsala, penne alla vodka, seafood, shellfish, soups and lots of different pasta choices. Everything’s made from scratch, including pizza dough and sauces. Call La Familia Katonah for party catering, or stop in for smaller celebrations of any kind. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call for delivery. www.lafamiliakatonah.com 280 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 232-8027 the Record-review Zofia Bober Zofia Bober’s Consignment Collection in Katonah is the go-to spot to find contemporary gently used clothing and accessories for women and teens — home furnishings, too. Consignment Collection has it all — from fine fashions, handbags, jewelry and shoes to one-of-a-kind special touches for the home, with everything displayed attractively and easily accessible in a boutique-like setting. Zofia’s fashion eye is impeccable, and there are too many designer names to mention, including Burberry, Fendi, Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Coach, Prada, Chanel, Tod’s, Tory Burch and Louis Vuitton, to name just a few. We also carry a selection of Hudson, 7 For All Mankind, and Juicy Couture clothing! Inventory changes constantly, so check our Facebook page for new merchandise photos and special promotion updates. Consignment Collection has a 50/50 consignment arrangement and accepts new inventory at the shop by appointment only or through private, in-home appointments. Call for details. For holiday cheer, look for unique handpainted glass ornaments, specially imported from Poland by Zofia! Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday to 3 p.m. Open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Nov. 17 ollection to Dec. 29. CC n onsignment Fine Fashions & Furnishings 276 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 232-4281 Nelson Torres, Claudia Kable and Linda Milliman Enter the warm and inviting atmosphere of Katonah Jewelers and experience the friendly welcome of our highly skilled staff. Linger at showcases filled with sparkling gems and glowing precious metals, reflecting the latest cutting-edge styles as well as timeless classics. From blue jeans to ball gowns, we have the perfect piece to accessorize your personal style. You will find wedding rings, engagement diamonds, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, pearls and much more — all hand-selected by owner, Claudia Kable. Katonah Jewelers, well-known for high quality and good value, has the perfect item for every pocketbook. With many decades of professional experience and up-to-date knowledge, Katonah Jewelers can custom design, repair and redesign your jewelry to your highest expectations. For 15 years and counting, Katonah Jewelers has served generations of satisfied customers in northern Westchester and Connecticut. Come in for a visit, and you’ll know why. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call for extended holiday hours. Katonah Jewelers 57 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 232-5805 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 7 Susan Kullman, owner Scott, Denise and Whitey Celebrate 100 years of the Berniker family providing your family with quality home decorating, goods and services! In 1914, Louis Berniker began sewing draperies on Bathgate Avenue in the Bronx. Today, his passion for hands-on involvement and impeccable customer service continues in Katonah with grandson Whitey, wife Denise and their son Scott. Making houses into homes is the Berniker family’s specialty. From color and design consultation to expert installation, they excel in drapes, shades, blinds and all window treatments. Scott is the only Hunter Douglas master installer in northern Westchester and they are a certified Hunter Douglas repair center. For stunning coordination, they also create soft accessories — pillows, tablecloths, reupholstery, headboards, bed coverings, carpets and area rugs. The Bernikers’ personal touch drives their showroom’s longevity. “We create relationships. We work with families for years. It’s not just our business. It becomes a friendship.” Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday to 4 p.m. Susan Kullman, CYT, CSLC, CHC, founder/CEO of Intentional Wellness & Yoga and creator of the Bodyology System, brings balance, renewal, and joy to Katonah with her new studio. The center offers a full schedule of adult/kids/teens/family classes, wellness services and coaching, workshops, and the Bodyology System. Classes include all levels of yoga (mixed styles), kids/teens/family yoga, Pilates mat/core strength, meditation, adult ballroom dancing, restorative and therapeutic bodywork, Bodyology System group courses, holistic nutrition, and personal/health development coaching. She and her staff are a source of invaluable information they’ll share with clients through classes, seminars and workshops. There are energy healers such as EFT practitioners, chakra balancing and wellness coaches on staff. The studio has a wide range of health and well-being workshops like posture clinics, yoga for riders, and eating for energy, and is available for private functions, gatherings of the spiritual kind, and yoga-themed children’s and adult birthday parties. “I am thrilled to have my own studio in Katonah,” said Susan. “My intention is to offer the community a place to explore and practice many different modalities of connecting the mind, body, food and soul.” www.bernikerdecorators.com www.intentionalwellnessandyogacenter.com 274 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 232-0133 173 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 401-9449 W hen Fred Ionta opened his barbershop 32 years ago, he and another barber were cutting hair for men, boys and a few women. Step into Fred’s today and you’ll find more than a dozen stylists. Men, women and children flock here for cuts, blowouts, coloring and more! Fred’s is a walk-in salon, so head over when it’s convenient and you’ll be in a stylist’s chair in no time. Or make an appointment with your favorite stylist. “We’re a full-service salon,” says Fred. “Prices are reasonable and we do excellent work, a great combination.” Services for women include highlights, hair streaking, keratin treatments, flat ironing and more. Men and boys ask for a variety of styles, Fred says, including fades for men and longer hair for boys. Thanks to Fred’s, bridal parties from both sides of the aisle look their very best on the big day. Whatever service you need, one thing’s for certain: it’s guaranteed you’ll run into family and friends here. “We have a welcoming environment and take good care of everyone — multiple generations of families,” says Fred. “Our customers are very loyal.” Staff loyalty’s strong at Fred’s, too, with some stylists here for 25 years. Free parking’s an added plus. Come on in. You’ll leave Fred’s ready to meet the world and looking your best! Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to 7 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nick, Marie, Gloria, Patty, Fred, owner; Maria, Domenica, Jeannette, Gina, Enzo, Joyce, Barbara and Rosa. (Not pictured): Sofia, Rini and Norma Fred’s Hair salon “Bringing Your Hair to life” 270 Katonah Avenue, Katonah • 232-5201 page 8 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Lisa Arrigo, LCSW-R (Seated): Jessica Morrison, John Gattucci and Carol Gattucci. (Standing): Teakin Coyle, Chynna Alonzo, Nikki DeMaria, Lori Barnes and Madilynn Tiso Hair Wharf has been in Katonah for 37 years, and its family-oriented success is built on one thing: personalized service that three generations of customers have come to know and love. Carol and John Gattucci and daughter Jessica Morrison spend time to talk with clients about what they want and keep them looking their absolute best between appointments. Hair Wharf’s the spot to go for men’s, women’s and kids’ cuts and blowouts, foils, nonbleach blazing — which maintains hair integrity without sacrificing beauty — extensions, glazes, facial and arm waxing, and much, much more. Carol jokes that Hair Wharf’s the “Steel Magnolias of Katonah,” and that speaks to the care each and every customer receives, including fashionable wigs or extensions for medical patients. Great hair-product lines to use at home, too, including Ladibugs lice prevention shampoo, conditioner and mint spray! Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday from noon to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call for special occasion appointments. 20 Valley Road Katonah • 232-7271 Psychotherapist and EMDR practitioner Lisa Arrigo is a licensed clinical social worker in full-time private practice for more than 20 years. She says that when it comes to psychotherapy, “one size definitely does not fit all. I aim to partner with each client in a way that takes into careful consideration his or her unique strengths, needs, desires and goals.” Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, an innovative form of trauma treatment, Lisa also includes as areas of specialty the treatment of trauma — including PTSD — anxiety, eating disorders, and alcohol, drug and sex addiction. She is well versed in the 12-step recovery model and has also maintained a strong interest and commitment to working with gay, lesbian and transgendered adults, children and teenagers. “My experiences as a therapist have given me a deeper appreciation for our innate capacity to not only survive, but to transform difficult and traumatic life events in ways that foster understanding, healing and personal growth,” says Lisa. “I enjoy working collaboratively with other mental health professionals, nutritionists and healers to help my clients achieve their personal goals and aspirations.” Hours: By appointment. Lisa Arrigo Psychotherapist and EMDR Practitioner 153 E. Main Street, Suite A2, Mount Kisco • 767-0715 B ased in Massachusetts with a store in Scarsdale, Artéé Fabrics & Home is a force in the home fabrics and décor world. Owner Arti Bhandari Mehta is a resourceful and knowledgeable fabric veteran with more than 25 years of experience in home furnishings and textile design. Find home décor fabrics and trims — in every imaginable category — at Artéé Fabrics & Home, with an updated line of silks, cottons, linens, polyesters, blends, naturals, prints, embroideries, drapery- and upholstery-weight fabrics — plus lining, trims, tassels, accessories, decorative pillows and more. Artéé offers custom fabrication and furniture, along with high-quality remnants at deeply discounted prices and a library of design books from reputed design houses. Frustrated by the tiny pieces of fabric most stores display? At Artéé shops, fabrics are available on the bolt and arranged by color coordinates. Browse through rows of racks of fabrics on the bolt. Associates can take fabric off the bolt, drape it over a sofa and toss on a few throw pillows to show how great the combination looks. And there’s no waiting: take fabric and trim home the same day! Artéé Fabrics & Home in Scarsdale lures discerning customers seeking convenience, quality and value. Come on in — and turn your home into a showplace! Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Arti Mehta, owner and Kay Yang, manager artéé fabrics & home www.arteefabricsandhome.com 455 Central Park Avenue, Scarsdale • 713-3531 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 9 Barry L. Cohen Niels Wittus For contemporary fireplaces, stoves, inserts, outdoor grills, and other high-quality, fire-related accessories, you must visit the expanded showroom at Wittus — Fire by Design. Here in Pound Ridge are beautifully wrought European hearth products with award-winning styling, superior craftsmanship, high-efficiency heating, and state-ofthe-art burning technology. Choose from wood, gas and pellet heating solutions. Niels Wittus, a native of Denmark, and his wife, Alyce, work with famous designers such as Antonio Citterio from Italy and Bent Falk from Denmark. Thanks to Wittus — Fire by Design, Americans have been able to enjoy these unique and trend-setting designs for 35 years. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday by appointment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. F I R E B Y D E S I G N www.wittus.com 40 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge • 764-5679 A custom homebuilder and land developer for more than 25 years, JBC Development features a hands-on approach that helps take the stress out of building a custom home or undergoing a renovation. For a custom home, JBC’s managing principal Barry Cohen and his team expertly handle all approvals, design, develop the parcel, and build from the ground up. Or we can renovate your existing home to better suit your lifestyle. JBC will even assist you in site selection and analysis on property you’re considering, to ensure your dream home can be built there. Personalizing a home JBC has under construction is another option as well. JBC understands the importance of working steadily with a team of quality trades who respect each other’s expertise. “We’re very detail and customer-service oriented and will hold your hand throughout the entire project, doing the same quality of work no matter the budget,” says Barry. “Local and accessible, we work from beginning to end, including planning and zoning. We have excellent rapport with local town offices because we’re neighbors as well as builders.” Contact JBC Development to make your dreams come true and bring your visions to reality. Committed to quality, integrity and dependability. That’s JBC. Hours: By appointment. www.jbcdevelopers.com Pound Ridge • 764-0152 Mike Dinapoli, Phil DeRoberts and Fred Albano Three generations of experience are behind the expertise and quality service provided by Albano Appliance & Service. Family-owned and -operated since its doors opened in 1952, we work with architects, designers, cabinetmakers and individual homeowners to supply major appliances from leading manufacturers. Our large and diverse showroom includes traditional appliances as well as increasingly popular commercial-quality residential appliances — and all at competitive prices. In addition to our knowledgeable sales staff, we also offer installation of the appliances we sell. Our installers are factory-trained and work closely with our customers to take the utmost care in getting the job done right (all while respecting customers’ property). We even have a resident chef who conducts our continuing education program, which includes cooking classes, free manufacturer demonstrations as well as personal and in-home instruction on how to maximize appliance performance. Showroom hours: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday to 4 p.m. Bob Suda, Sonja Godfried and Joan Silbersher You’ll find appealing prices, more cleaned and polished old things added daily, Every Sunday Farmers and Bakers Market outside the shop mid-April through December, plus a New Year’s Day Market, with free roasted chestnuts and toasted marshmallows. Floor to ceiling, in an orderly presentation, are sections of choppers, potato mashers, juicers, beaters, iron cookware, copper pots, mixing bowls ... chisels, planes, clamps, tool totes, barware, scales, bottles, crates, Coca-Cola, sheet music, musical instruments, political pins, iron hooks, strap hinges, keys, medical and dental, saddles, bits, bridle racks, fishing, nautical, signs ... And outside: iron lawn furniture, table bases, glass and marble tops, ladders, picnic sets, milk cans, wagon wheels, bird baths, wheelbarrows, cauldrons, gardening tools, wood stoves, anchors, oars, paddles, canoes, row boats ... Proprietor Joan Silbersher sponsors a town-wide yard sale the weekend after July 4 with about 15 participants, and has maps showing locations of sales outside the shop. Hours: Open seven days a week, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on major holidays. www.albanoappliance.com 83 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge • 764-4051 65 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge • 764-0015 page 10 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Frank Salvi and Mary Jane Salvi For 39 years, people near and far have flocked to DiNardo’s Ristorante Italiano — “an Italian oasis in Pound Ridge” — for the freshest, highest-quality meals. Don’t look for canned vegetables here, and all pastas and pizza dough are made from scratch. Enter DiNardo’s relaxed, family-friendly front room and you can always choose pizza — a hit with everyone! — but sophisticated entrée choices are available there, too. Experience unique dining options in the cozy, romantic, yet modern back rooms. Lamb osso buco; homemade spinach and ricotta gnocchi with sweet peas, grape tomatoes and pancetta; and fillet of sole filled with shrimp and lobster sautéed in white wine and lemon sauce are just a few of the menu’s upscale choices. Lunch is always a treat at DiNardo’s: lots of salads and panini with imported meats and cheese from Italy to choose from. Front and back sides both offer an extensive wine list of about 400 labels with a concentration of Italian wines. Whether homemade or imported from Italy, desserts please the sweetest tooth! Reservations required on weekends for back rooms only. Gift certificates available. All menu items available for takeout. Hours: Lunch: Tuesday through Sunday, from noon to 3 p.m. Dinner: Tuesday through Thursday, from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 10:30 p.m., Sunday to 9:30 p.m. www.dinardos.net 76 Westchester Avenue Pound Ridge • 764-4024 Ivy Yuan, owner and Guo Yang, chef Asia Hamachi combines the best of your oriental favorites — Chinese, Japanese, sushi and Thai food — all on one menu. Celebrating one year in business, not only is Asia Hamachi a fresh addition to Pound Ridge, but the chefs use the freshest ingredients every day in the expansive list of dishes available on its menu. “We try to meet all the customers’ needs with our special flavors,” owner Ivy Yuan says. Among the specialties are pad thai, while one of the most popular dishes is the Thai panang curry chicken. Asia Hamachi carefully remodeled its space to create a comfortable dining area. Pickup and delivery services are also offered. Customers can view the entire menu and order online at www.asiahamachi.com. Hours: Monday from 4 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 10:30 p.m., Sunday from 1 to 9:30 p.m. Across from Scotts Corner Market www.asiahamachi.com 54 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge • 764-8383 O ffering creative, contemporary American cuisine in a space designed to feel like your living room, North Star has been the go-to spot for fine dining among family and friends since opening in 2005. “Comfortable with a vibe,” North Star’s surroundings utilize rich colors, sumptuous fabrics, hand-blown glass, antique wood beams, and a hand-built interior stone wall. Customers return time and time again for North Star’s warm, friendly and experienced staff, not to mention a seasonal, constantly changing menu that combines the freshest local organic ingredients sourced from the finest organic farmers in the area. Chef Franz Fruhmann, from Blue Hill and Daniel, advocated farm-to-table long before it became popular. As a result, North Star diners are rewarded with expertly made pork belly from John Boy’s Farm, rich cream-free soups, house-made ravioli, and much more. Make no mistake, North Star is also a great place to meet friends for drinks at the bar and enjoy live music on Thursday nights. Great talent performs here regularly, so stop in to be part of the scene! Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday and Tuesday, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesday to 9:30 p.m., Thursday to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 10:30 p.m., Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Reservations preferred and available for any size party. David Schlack and Franz Fruhmann www.northstarny.com 85 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge • 764-0200 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 11 Christopher Dispensa, Max Marinucci, Chris White and Rudy Tovar. (Not pictured): Steve O’Sullivan Adam Free and Audrey Free Plum Plums, renowned in Westchester for the finest artisan cheeses, jams, condiments, linens and decorative items, is celebrating its seventh year in Pound Ridge. While farmstead cheeses like Cato Corner Hooligan, Nettle Meadow Kunik, and Cashel Blue from nearby and around the world are still Plum Plums’ first love, customers also flock to the shop for ready-to-enjoy, soul-soothing soups and salads, plus eggs, meats and breads — all as fresh as can be and as healthy as can be. Take a break from your busy day and warm up with a hot cup of delicious coffee or cocoa and a yummy Wave Hill Breads’ pastry. While you’re there, pick up supper, seasonal cheeses in their prime, and John Boy Farm’s eggs, produce and Berkshire pork bacon, along with spectacular Arethusa Farm Dairy local milk, half-and-half and yogurt. Gift certificates are available, and Plum Plums makes up gorgeous cheese and meat platters for parties of any size. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. THE WORLDS BEST CHEESES IN THEIR PRIME to 4 p.m. P L UM PL U MS www.plumplumscheese.com 72 Westchester Avenue Pound Ridge • 764-1525 Whether you’re looking for a wine to enjoy with tonight’s dinner or building a multi-million dollar collection, you’ll receive incomparable advice and assistance at the Wine Connection in Scotts Corners, Pound Ridge. In addition to our unparalleled online selection, the Wine Connection is known throughout the area for our emphasis on customer service. Our weekly selections, both online and in the shop, change depending on the season, availability of certain wines and whatever owner Max Marinucci and his professionally trained staff deem exciting based on price and quality. As you’ll learn first-hand, no one at the Wine Connection is a “typical” wine merchant. Armed with love, passion and knowledge, we’ve always steered clear of massproduced, overpriced, low-quality wines, and we work hard to find amazing wines that offer true value for your money in addition to offering the rarest and greatest. Stop by or visit wineconn.com to enrich your own passion for wine! Hours: Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday to 7 p.m. The Wine Connection www.wineconn.com 32 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge • 764-9463 Isabella Cooney, Luca Verrone, Elizabeth Hartnett, Timothy Halewicz, Grainne Bellotti, teacher; Charlotte Colman, Miles Chandor, Caitlin Hill and Jake Lee Conveniently located on the New York/Connecticut border, Pound Ridge Montessori has welcomed families from Westchester and Fairfield counties for more than 40 years with its intimate, multi-age classroom and educational program founded upon the principles of Montessori philosophy. Our AMI-certified director, two full-time AMS-certified teachers and a teaching assistant prepare the classroom, facilitate activities and offer students encouragement as needed in a carefully arranged environment. Children 2 1/2 to 5 practice and master the challenges we present to them and learn to be independent learners who embrace failures as learning opportunities. Our classroom reflects the concept of family, with older children learning to lead younger students, who move up to leadership themselves. The classroom, in a restored stone barn, allows for freedom of flow, small-group learning and individual mastery of each lesson and piece of material. Enrichment includes Spanish and sign language; movement and dance; and art history and appreciation. The outdoor campus, a working farm until 1939, is an extension of the classroom, with plenty of time allowed for free play and exploration. Rolling admission allows students to begin when they’re ready. Summer art camp is available — visit www.littlefauves.com. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. Two-, three- and five-day POUND RIDGE schedules available. MONTESSORI EST. 1969 www.poundridgemontessori.com 5 Highview Road Pound Ridge • 763-3125 Amy Nevins with Annabelle A high-fashion consignment shop, Juleigh’s Resale Couture carries Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Loro Piana, Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, and more — everyday couture fashion, plus current designer eveningwear — making Juleigh’s a one-stop shopping experience at 70 to 80 percent savings. Our vintage collection of couture eveningwear has been a fabulous success, as women know they will be purchasing a one-of-a-kind gown and will be assured they will not see their gown on anyone else. We also have vintage couture evening coats and vintage LV, Chanel and Gucci bags. Everything you could possibly want is here for your pleasure, including artwork, estate and vintage jewelry, and odd and unusual finds for your home, including a 5-foot handmade replica of the luxury liner the France — taken out of a Greenwich estate — which happens to light up. With owner Amy Nevins’ background in fashion, antiques, clocks and high-end watches, and antique music boxes, rest assured you will find something you must have here at Juleigh’s. Designer jeans always $30! Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Consignment and late shopping evenings by appointment. Juleigh’s Resale Couture 67 Westchester Avenue Pound Ridge • 764-4297 page 12 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Anne Samojedny, PT, PLLC Carol A. Cioppa Trained as an architect and interior designer, Carol Cioppa, principal of Cioppa Architects LLC, brings an exceptional depth of experience to those hoping to build a new home or remodel an existing residence. Meeting each client’s needs is her primary concern. “I look at projects from inside and outside,” she says. “What are these spaces going to be used for? What are they going to be shaped like? How will they function? Most importantly, what do my clients want? I have a reputation for listening very closely.” Former president of the Westchester Mid-Hudson chapter of the American Institute of Architects, her work earned AIA awards in 2007 and 2008. Ms. Cioppa is a LEED Approved Professional and is National Council of Architectural Registration Board certified. She studied landscape design at the New York Botanical Garden and is a winner of the prestigious Garden Design magazine Golden Trowel Award for her historic Pound Ridge property. No job is too small or large, from a revitalized kitchen or bath to a new home, pool or landscape. Hours: By appointment only. cioppa architects llc email@example.com cioppaarchitectsllc.blogspot.com 92A Fancher Road, Pound Ridge • 764-1549 Still suffering after months — even years — of treatment for a condition? Hoping to jump-start your body after periods of poor nutrition and lack of exercise? Anne Samojedny, PT, PLLC offers a unique whole-body/mind/spirit approach to improving overall well-being. A craniosacral therapist, Reiki energy healer, physical therapist and dance medicine therapist, she expertly combines modalities to treat a wide range of issues: chronic pain from repetitive or stress injury; anxiety; Lyme disease; pre- and postnatal disorders; digestive/gastrointestinal problems, and much more. Anne sees patients from infants with post-birth trauma to children — some with Asperger’s or autism — through adolescence and adulthood. “This isn’t conventional physical therapy,” Anne says. “Most patients are supplementing other treatment to increase quality of life — they’ve exhausted other resources and want to be empowered to manage their problems.” Anne also helps dancers in local academies and troupes — including the Westchester County Center’s “Nutcracker” production — to stay healthy so they don’t end up with painful feet or backs. In addition, she offers educational workshops and lectures on a variety of topics. Hours: Call for appointment. Anne Samojedny Pediatric/Adult CranioSacral and Energy Healer www.AnneSamojedny.com 153 E. Main Street, Suite F2, Mount Kisco • 523-1246 D ecorating Den Interiors comes to you. Award-winning decorator Marina Colella provides a complete in-home or in-office interior decorating service, bringing samples of drapery fabrics, furniture, carpet and area rugs, wall coverings, and accessories directly to her clients. She then designs the room in the client’s own lighting and existing furnishings. “Working this way is very comfortable for the client, as they can really see what works in the room, plus it’s a time-saving convenience,” Marina says. Marina doesn’t charge design fees or hourly rates, nor does she have “minimums.” She prides herself on her ability to work within a client’s budget, custom designing rooms for function, beauty and comfort. She handles all the details of the project and is personally on-site to supervise installation and delivery to ensure customer satisfaction. “My clients are working directly with a knowledgeable decorator who is a small-business owner with the power of a large established company behind her. Unlike a store, we have no inventory or loyalty to a particular manufacturer. We listen to our clients and put their needs first as we make our choices from hundreds of vendors.” Marina is ready to help clients with everything from dressing one window to a full-home makeover. Call for a complimentary 90-minute consultation. Decorating Den is expanding in Westchester County. Career opportunities are available. Jennifer Murphy and Marina Colella, CID, owner/interior decorator decorating den interiors ® Custom Window Treatments • Furniture • Wall and Floor Covering Outdoor Furniture • Lighting and Accessories westchesternyinteriordecorators.com • www.decdens.com/marinacolella 761-6150 the record-review Read All About Us Jeffrey Rosen, Zoë Rosen and Dawn Rosen Kisco comes alive at MTK — as well as proprietor Jeff Rosen’s dream. With wife Dawn and daughter Zoë by his side, he fulfilled his dream of owning a neighborhood establishment that draws friends, family and community. MTK serves lunch and dinner, but stop in for happy hour, too! Daily drink specials are offered from 4 to 7 p.m. There’s a selection of 50-plus tequilas — discover your favorite with a tasting flight. You’ll also find a menu of unique specialty drinks and draft beers you won’t find anywhere else. Satisfy your appetite as well with menu favorites and seasonal offerings. Try rich, spicy gumbo, dive into MTK’s “gastro-sandwiches” and burgers, or feast on the MTK cannellini bean burger. Salads, sides, and seasonal house-made fruit pies and tarts round out the menu. In MTK’s comfy lounge you can host your business, private or holiday parties. The top-notch staff will have you a guest at your own gathering. MTK’s live music calendar includes local acoustic and rock bands, youth jams, and bigger tribute groups. You can hear music three nights a week. Part rockin’ live music, part gastropub, part lounge, MTK has something for everyone. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to closing. www.mtktavern.com 30 E. Main Street Mount Kisco • 218-3334 november 1, 2013 • page 13 Michael Phillips, Maya Bunch, Trina Frake, Tom Kallish and Gus the dog Tommie Copper’s copper-infused compression and active apparel represent the next evolution in performance and is engineered to rejuvenate the heart, mind, body and soul. Founded in 2011, Tommie Copper’s apparel quickly developed a cult following through social media, word of mouth, and now a national TV show that inspires the nation to live a more positive and active life. High-density activated copper is at the heart of every Tommie Copper yarn. This PRO+IONIC copper fabric helps eliminate oxidants in the body, all while being a natural and permanent antibacterial solution. By combining this fabric with proprietary multi-directional compression technology, this apparel helps relieve aches and pains, improves joint and muscle performance while speeding recovery. Both the ActiveFit line and the core compression line are highly wickable, breathable and comfortable enough to be worn all day and night. Tommie Copper has now opened its first retail location in Mount Kisco. From yoga pants and camisoles to knee sleeves and socks, come discover products designed for every pain point of the body and get back in your game. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m. www.tommiecopper.com 74 S. Moger Avenue, Mount Kisco • 488-5563 Westchester’s family jeweler. 107 years. Four generations. Two locations. Now open in Scarsdale — the new Rolex boutique. (Front of counter): Matthew, Michael, Ira and Lynne Wilson. (Back of counter): Lauren, Alexandra, Ashley, Carol, Monique, Agustina and Wendy. (Not pictured): Jennifer and Ameli 18 Chase Road Scarsdale • 723-0327 29 S. Moger Avenue Mount Kisco • 241-4500 www.wilsonandsonjewelers.com page 14 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review David Liebman A client-centered therapist, Natalie Kasdan, LMT, CST uses her experience, knowledge and intuition to help you in your process of healing through a combination of craniosacral therapy, energy healing and shamanism. During unhurried, 90-minute sessions at Natalie’s office in Mount Kisco, together you will navigate through the mind, body and spirit to find blockages and origins of your physical or emotional trauma and pain. Natalie creates a very safe and nurturing environment in which you will feel comfortable enough to explore and tap into your own wisdom and healing abilities. “I’ve been on a spiritual path since childhood, having had many psychic experiences,” says Natalie. “I apprenticed with shaman Rev. Judith StarMedicine; studied various healing arts modalities with Taoist priest Dr. Jeffrey Yuen, including healing with essential oils and stones in Chinese medicine; and craniosacral therapy with Dr. Ron Wish.” Whatever you want to work on, Natalie is honored to be your guide and make the journey with you. Hours: By appointment. Natalie Kasdan CranioSacral Therapist, Shaman/Energy Healer www.nataliekasdan.com 153 E. Main Street, Suite A Mount Kisco • 403-4259 David Liebman is not kidding when he says, “If you can think of it, David Liebman the Handyman, Inc. can do it.” David the Handyman started out simply, changing an out-of-reach light bulb for a Pound Ridge homeowner. The firm has grown from handyman work to complete house renovation — and everything in between — in Pound Ridge, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah, Mount Kisco, North Salem, South Salem and Somers. Call for carpentry, painting and masonry repair, all the way to basement and bath renovation. David personally supervises every job, from initial estimate to the final punch list sign-off. Now David has two additional services: Roof Zits removal and Humidex Basement Ventilation, which thwart mold and mildew outside and inside the home. “Don’t be embarrassed by roof zits; every house has them,” he says. “Our enzymatic spray digests the green, brown and black things that destroy your roof.” Humidex removes excess basement moisture and mold, without the hassle of emptying dehumidifiers. The firm is licensed and insured. References are available. Hours: Call for appointment and estimate, free of charge. Handyman Inc. David Liebman The Natalie Kasdan, LMT, CST www.davethehandyman.com 804-5181 L ocated in Rye Brook, Manhattan — and now in a spectacular showroom at The RitzCarlton, Westchester in White Plains — Landsberg Jewelers was established in 1948 by Norman Landsberg and has grown into a family passion preserved by sons Jeffery and Jonathan Landsberg. Voted Best of the Decade by Westchester magazine, Landsberg prides itself in representing the edgiest, most progressive jewelry lines in the metropolitan area. For example, find one-of-a-kind pieces by Amedeo, Roberto Demeglio, Christopher Designs, Faith Ann Kiely, Parulina, Royal Asscher, S&R Designs and Yael Sonia. “Our clients look for something unique,” says Jonathan. “It’s important for us to be on the edge of fashion, and we’re known for bringing in exclusive, distinctive designer collections.” Landsberg also specializes in custom work — redesigning engagement rings, earrings, necklaces and pendants. Services include precise appraisals; restringing of fine pearls and gemstones; laser repair and restoration for wedding bands, brooches, diamond bracelets, necklaces and more! Landsberg’s Swiss watchmaker and master craftsman assists with custom watchmaking, cleaning and repairs with the highest standards of care and precision. This chic gem, chock-full of lively, warm and inviting jewelry, is a must-visit for all occasions. Landsberg’s retail atmosphere says it all: “Come inside and play.” Hours: Rye Brook store: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. White Plains store: Monday through Thursday, from 1 to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 9 p.m. Leslie Rubin, Susan Landsberg, Jeffrey Landsberg, Stacy Cohen and Jaime Gallagher www.LandsbergJewelers.com The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester • 3 Renaissance Square, White Plains • 761-1122 132 S. Ridge Street, Rye Brook • 510-8920 the record-review Read All About Us Dream Kitchens and Baths november 1, 2013 • page 15 Barbara Piazza and Rich Mucci Dennis Anderson When you’re ready to transform your kitchen or bathroom into a showplace, trust ■ HOLIDAY ■ CABICO only one source■ BIRCHCRAFT — Euphoria Kitchen & ■Bath. CRAFT-MAID STONE ■ QUARTZ ■ CORIAN ■ DECORATIVE HARDWARE Family-owned and -operated since 1965, Euphoria is a full-service design and contracting firm. Choose from beautiful stock and custom cabinetry with a variety of door styles, specialty finishes and hardware for all budgets. Quality countertops, flooring, fixtures, and built-in accessories complete your renovation with style. Euphoria offers the best options for traditional and contemporary design in a onestop shop, so you don’t have to spend hours searching for what you want. Visit Euphoria’s expanded Bedford Hills showroom for a complimentary consultation. Bring kitchen or bath measurements for a free estimate. Getting the job done right and to the client’s specifications are of primary importance. Richard and his designers work closely with homeowners to ensure all project details exceed expectations. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, countertops, tile and wood floor installation are provided by licensed and insured professionals. You’ll love the results! And Euphoria guarantees it — because a referral from a satisfied client is the best advertising. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. FA M I LY O W N E D A N D O P E R AT E D S I N C E 1 9 6 5 to 4 p.m. Conveniently located in Bedford Hills directly across from the Metro-North train station, Bedford House is a jewel of a shop — an oasis of good taste with a welcoming atmosphere. Owner Dennis Anderson offers a treasure-trove of modern, antique and vintage furniture, decorative accessories and gifts in-store as well as on the Bedford House website, which is updated continuously and offers relaxed browsing any time day or evening. Take a look at items online and then stop into the shop for further perusal. Dennis is more than happy to discuss anything over the phone and then prepare purchases to be picked up at the shop or shipped near and far. Talk with Dennis about advice for updating your residence with furniture, lamps, mirrors, pillows, shawls, blankets, tabletop items and more. Be sure to follow Dennis’s blog, which you’ll enjoy immensely! Bedford House really does have something for everyone, all in an elegantly casual, updated style that says you’re right at home. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to at least 5 p.m. Call for extended holiday hours. KITCHEN & BATH, LTD. 164 Harris Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 www.euphoriakitchens.com 914.241.3046 | www.euphoriakitchens.com 164 Harris Road, Bedford Hills • 241-3046 H O U R S : T U E S - F R I 10 : 3 0 - 5 S AT 11 - 4 | G C L . # W C - 16 2 2 4 - H 0 5 AM PM AM PM IC www.bedfordhouse.com 17 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills • 241-0415 Angie Chen, owner and Simon Chen, owner and chef Professionally trained chefs with decades of experience use only the finest ingredients at Kicho Asian Bistro. Kicho’s atmosphere is comfortable, charming and perfect for a relaxing meal after a long day at work in the city or on weekends with family and friends. Kicho emphasizes an abundance of visually enticing and palate-pleasing dining options, beautifully presented and reasonably priced. From our kitchen, our sashimi hot-and-sour soup is one of a kind. Try our Kobe beef or rock shrimp appetizers. Check out our kamakazi, ichiban and chase special rolls! Professional and friendly service is key at Kicho, where you’ll be greeted warmly and well cared for throughout your meal. Major credit cards accepted; reservations recommended. Call for takeout and delivery. We’re also happy to cater dinner parties and special events. Since our food is made fresh to order, you can always ask for a low-salt, low-fat, or vegetable version of most menu items. Anniversaries, birthdays, graduations or any occasions are always welcome, just call ahead to make it a happy memory at Kicho. See Kicho’s website for our extensive menu of lunch, dinner and beverage offerings. Visit us on Facebook, too! Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday to 11 p.m., Saturday from noon to 11 p.m., Sunday to 10 p.m. Colin Wear, Daryl Burbank-Wear, Peter Tomlinson with Bernie the dog, Diane Tomlinson, Angela Larizza, Donna Burbank-Scambos and Brian Youngman Bedford Stone & Masonry Supply, a fifth-generation family-owned business, is one of the area’s largest operations — certainly the premier site for masonry and landscape materials. Everett Burbank started Bedford Stone & Masonry in 1925 as a manufacturing plant, but 45 years ago the family turned its focus to stone, masonry and landscape supplies. There’s an enormous selection of natural stone and brick suitable for walkways, patios, pool decks, walls and garden paths, plus mulch, cement, sand, drainage products, decorative gravel, winter ice melters and traction sand. See Bedford Stone’s expansive outdoor garden display with examples of various stone and brick use — a collage of walls, paths, patios, edging and steps. An indoor space across the street showcases the extensive uses of thin brick and thin stone — perfect for beautifying concrete foundations, chimneys, fireplace surrounds and backsplashes. Lightweight, so no footings or foundations needed! Contractors and homeowners appreciate Bedford Stone’s neat, welcoming atmosphere and the family’s help and advice — as solid as the products they sell. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Closed Saturday during the winter. www.kichofusion.com www.bedfordstone.com 352 N. Bedford Road, Bedford Hills • 666-3332 284 Adams Street, Bedford Hills • 666-6404 page 16 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Sue and Steve Matero Kenny Hayden, Carlos Farias, manager; Bob Nemeth, owner and Nick Nemeth Confidence. Safety. Performance. Just as important as talent — they all start with Edge. More than just a store, Edge Sporting Goods is an invaluable resource. Committed to the best products on the market and expert professional knowledge, we specialize in outfitting and equipping players for their best individual games. Research has proven the importance of high-quality, custom-fitted protective gear at any level of play — from beginners on a Little League field to collegelevel athletes. Specializing in baseball, football, field hockey and volleyball, we can advise on the right gear for your athlete’s size, experience and performance. Sports equipment is not a toy; nor does one size fit all. We understand that when kids are correctly outfitted, they not only run faster and hit harder, they are also better protected. This combines to achieve optimum skills development, safety and increased confidence. Stop by today and let us be the difference in athletic play. We’re your performance — your game — your Edge. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or by appointment. Edge As Steve and Sue Matero say, “If you can dream it, we can create it!” Specializing in custom design and fabrication, Matero Fine Jewelry & Design, Inc. in Millwood also hosts an extensive showroom of fine jewelry. A master jeweler, Gemological Institute of America (GIA) graduate and expert in jewelry repair, Steve has spent 39 years handcrafting ideas into wearable works of art. Sue, a GIA-certified stringer, excels in custom bead and pearl designs altered to your specifications. The Materos understand how meaningful and important your jewelry is, so for your convenience and peace of mind, their factory is located on premises. The relationships they’ve made keep customers coming back repeatedly. There’s something for everyone here — whether you want to create a one-of-a-kind piece or choose from name-brand designer and estate pieces. They now carry jewelry by Sarah Graham, Meira T, Rudolf Friedmann, Alex Sepkus, KC Designs, Alexis Bittar, and Frederic Sage engagement rings, also handbags by Debbie Brooks and Visconti pens. An owner/operated family business, Matero Fine Jewelry offers attention and personal service that go that all-important extra mile. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Extended holiday hours. Sporting Goods 25 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, NY www.theedgesportinggoods.com www.materofinejewelry.com 25 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills • 241-2500 238 Saw Mill River Road, Millwood • 944-1495 914-241-2500, 914-241-2520(fax) www.theedgesportinggoods.com Meredith Srikishun and Lana Max The Preppy Turtle — offering infant to juniors clothing and accessories as well as children’s furniture, room décor and baby gear — has a great mix of new and barely used items. Parents appreciate finding boys’ blazers and girls’ party dresses for bar and bat mitzvahs and other special events. Women revel in purchases for themselves, such as designer shoes, handbags and denim. Gift giving’s a snap at The Preppy Turtle, with perfect presents — handmade hair bows and headbands, jewelry, belts, scarves and more. The Preppy Turtle, about to enter its ninth year, has become the local resource for affordable fashion. For service, selection and style, come to The Preppy Turtle. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Thursday to 8 p.m. in November and December. Ooh, la la! Beauty boutique and full-service spa La La Rouge recently opened in Bedford Hills and is perfect for looking your finest. In addition to massage, reflexology and organic spray tanning, Meredith Srikishun offers high-end skin care lines found in major department stores — like Dermologica and Kevyn Aucoin, which are carried at Bergdorf Goodman and Henri Bendel. With 14-plus years in the cosmetics field, including on Manhattan movie sets and in management at Saks Fifth Avenue, Meredith’s available for makeup guidance and application. Well-known aesthetician Lana Max, formerly with Eliza’s Eyes on the Upper East Side, offers expert eyebrow tinting, threading and shaping, eyelash extension, and waxing for men and women. Look fabulous year-round with La La Rouge’s organic spray tan, from brown sugar and honey and lasting eight to 10 days. La La Rouge features the finest products, from moisturizers and makeup to Lafco soy candles and LaLicious all-natural body scrub. You deserve pampering, so treat yourself to the very best! Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday to 4 p.m. Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome. the preppy turtle La La Rouge Andrea, Sarah, Kathleen, Gabby, Jane and Ann www.thepreppyturtle.com 2 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills • 666-8500 13 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills • 218-3124 the record-review Read All About Us Allison Walker McReddie, owner and Liz Walker Klotz For fine jewelry in platinum, 14- and 18-karat gold, and sterling silver, visit Jewel Corner, a family business for three generations that will introduce you to well-known names in jewelry as well as original conceptions. You’ll find plenty of items under $100, including sterling silver and gold vermeil earrings, bracelets and necklaces by Viv & Ingrid, Alex and Ani, and Chan Luu. Discover Mauri Pioppo LoveLetters, fabulous little personalized name discs. Jewel Corner is an authorized dealer for Swiss Army and ESQ timepieces made by Movado. The shop’s many services include appraisals and ear piercing. Their repair capability is a valuable asset to Bedford and surrounding communities. Jewel Corner can restring, reset, remount or redesign broken jewelry, and they repair quartz and analog watches. While you’re in the shop, be sure to see the gems and minerals display — rock formations of amethyst, rough tourmaline and emerald, native gold and petrified wood, among others. Gems and minerals make interesting collectibles and gifts for youngsters as well as serious acquisitors. Jewel Corner buys gold and platinum. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org The Arcade Building, Route 22 Bedford Village • 234-0668 Sally Mackinnon with her good friend, Sadie Baker Sally Mackinnon’s house- and pet-sitting service offers the finest of in-home care. House visits may be scheduled as many as three times per day and 24-hour house sitting is also available. Whether you have daily business and require dog-walking and puppy playtime or you plan to be away for an extended trip, Sally Mackinnon has the answer to your pet care needs. With more than 29 years of service to Bedford and surrounding communities, Sally Mackinnon offers an extensive reference sheet upon request. Why upset your best friend or deal with difficult trips to the kennel when Sally can provide the finest of care right in your home? Call now for a complimentary get-acquainted visit. Sally Mackinnon Pet Sitting Service Scott Wunderlich and Arthur Wunderlich When Arthur Wunderlich opened Village Wine & Spirit Shop in the mid-1970s, local wine enthusiasts focused on imports. Arthur knew it was only a matter of time before American wines were as popular as Bordeaux and Burgundy. Named One of Westchester’s Great Wine Shops by Westchester magazine and rated five stars for its outstanding website, they have one of the largest selections of American wines in addition to the best of Europe — from Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone Valley to Italy, Spain and Portugal — and exciting wines from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South America. Scott Wunderlich gave up his job as a trial attorney to come into the shop full-time. In an era where boutique importers and distributors have been gobbled up by large houses, he seeks out importers and distributors believing in quality instead of quantity. Whether in the shop or on the website, we offer personal service in the selection of wines that will complement your taste and distinctive menus. Local and worldwide delivery. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday to 8 p.m., Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Bedford Wine Merchants www.bedfordwines.com 24 Village Green, Bedford Village • 234-6012 Chrissy Capriglione, Linda Johnson and Patrick Johnson Owner Linda Johnson is thankful to her customers for their continued support and welcomes you to visit her unique space where you will find a full-service frame shop as well as a fine art gallery. Browsing is always welcome! In the gallery you will find the work of talented area artists and a selection of custom-made mirrors as well as a beautiful selection of photo frames. For customframing projects, customers receive expert help in choosing from a wide and varied selection of frame and mat options. Preserving your art is always considered. Whether it’s new art, previously framed art, needlepoint, memorabilia or old photos in need of updating, Linda couples her extensive framing experience and artistic background with clients’ input to create optimal designs. Stop in now to place your pre-holiday framing orders and to select the perfect photo frames for your special photos. What a difference a frame makes! Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m. email@example.com www.sallymacpetsitting.com 234-0709 november 1, 2013 • page 17 firstname.lastname@example.org 15 Court Road Bedford Village • 234-4811 page 18 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Victor, Carlos, Juan, Junior, Carlos, Jesus, Claudio, Alex, Frank, Ken, Tim, Eusebio, Galo, Pedro, Jonathan, Martin, Oscar, Cesar, Armando, Antolin and Howie. (Not pictured): Sarah, Kate, Linda, Jenny, Soraya and Christie B efore you decide to get cozy by the fire this winter, let Mr. Chimney make sure your fireplace and chimney are safe and secure for your home and family. Since 1970, Mr. Chimney has been a family-owned residential and commercial business serving New York and Connecticut. Mr. Chimney, a member of the National Chimney Sweep Guild, takes pride in putting customer safety first. They will clean, repair and service all furnace, wood-burning stove and fireplace flues, to keep you safe from silent — but deadly — carbon monoxide leaks throughout the year. The National Fire Protection Association and the National Chimney Sweep Guild recommend oil furnaces be cleaned every year, gas furnaces be cleaned every three to five years, and fireplaces be inspected and cleaned yearly, based on usage. Smoky fireplaces are Mr. Chimney’s specialty. With the price of oil climbing ever upward and natural gas prices dropping to historically low rates, now may be the time to consider switching fuel sources. Mr. Chimney handles gas conversions when switching from an oil- to a gas-fired furnace. This service includes generating the required affidavit that a full inspection and cleaning was performed and that your chimney liner is in good shape — all in compliance with Con Edison’s safety guidelines. Chimney repair services include thorough inspections, video camera inspections, resolving smoke drafting issues, solving water leaks, rebuilding fireboxes, rebuilding brick chimneys, making damper repairs, expert masonry work, repointing, waterproofing and animal and nest removal. Installations include flue liners, standard-size caps, custom-made caps, Exhausto fans, turbine caps, fireplace glass doors, firebox inserts, custom-made chase pans, metal smoke stacks, copper flashing, and top and bottom dampers. Mr. Chimney will build you a new chimney or fireplace, or install a wood-burning stove. Call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for a free estimate or emergency service. Mr. Chimney www.mrchimney.com 232-6600 the record-review Read All About Us Michele, Elaine and Diana Christina Doherty Cici Crib offers both unique gifts and décor for children. Owner and proprietor Christina Doherty hand-picks many of the items in her store, traveling to cities around the country to curate the perfect line of products. Additionally, Cici Crib also carries an unusual selection of personalized gifts. Decorating a child’s room is a very personal experience. Utilizing the most beautiful fabrics, furniture and floor coverings, Christina creates spaces that are special, yet able to stand up to children’s active lives. She not only uses traditional children’s furniture companies such as ducduc or Art for Kids, but also mixes in other designdriven lines like Bungalow 5 and Arteriors. Whether your taste is traditional, modern or transitional, Christina’s aesthetics focus on clean lines and visual surprises. Let Cici Crib help you design your children’s spaces! Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. cicicrib.com 409 Main Street Armonk • 730-7242 november 1, 2013 • page 19 If you love to shop but don’t love the price tags, there’s no need to worry. Beginnings Bleus Outlet is stocked with fashion-forward clothing for all occasions, and it’s priced up to 70 percent off! We are committed to carrying the latest trends in each of our stores. New styles are received on a weekly basis, so stop in as frequently as you can to grab these amazing pieces — at amazing prices! Our knowledgeable staff can help you find the perfect look for any occasion. You will find incredible deals on premium denim as well as top-selling collections from Haute Hippie, Elizabeth and James, Rebecca Taylor, Theory and more. You’re the only person who needs to know you bought your outfit at a huge discount. Everyone else will just see it as fabulous. No wonder Beginnings Bleus Outlet is northern Westchester’s best-kept secret! Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Outlet www.beginningsbleus.com Elide Plaza • 111 Bedford Road Armonk • 765-0077 R umor has it — in case you didn’t already know — after 12 years, we completely revamped and renovated Beginnings Bleus into a bigger, more exciting place for women — and now men — to shop! Whether you’re searching for the perfect jean, a cozy sweater or that “Saturday night” top for dinner with friends, Beginnings Bleus is dedicated to getting you dressed to impress. Experienced, knowledgeable staff can help construct the perfect look for any occasion. Shop brands like J Brand, Mother, Current/Elliott, AG, Koral, Haute Hippie, Elizabeth and James, Clover Canyon, ADD, Nation, Majestic, Inhabit, Vince and much more. In addition, we now have a brand new shoe shop! Frye, Sam Edelman, Ash, Dolce Vita, Joie, and Vince are just a few of the companies you’ll be able to get your hands (or feet) on at Beginnings Bleus! Women no longer have all the fun. We now carry men’s premium denims such as AG, J Brand, Joe’s, and Mavi — as well as Theory, Vince, Robert Graham, John Varvatos, Inhabit, and Rebel Yell for the perfect shirt, sweater or blazer to complete the outfit. Manhattan style meets Westchester men, thanks to Beginnings Bleus! Wardrobe consultation, special occasion outfits and everyday garb are a few of our specialties. Our one-stop shopping is easy, enjoyable and guaranteed to please everyone. Come into Beginnings Bleus for a fun time shopping together, for a change. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to 7 p.m., Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Diana, Andreas, Elaine, Amy, Linda and Theresa www.beginningsbleus.com Town Center • 575 Main Street, Armonk • 765-0004 page 20 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Ken Cohn and George Djonovic Step into La Catena and experience a taste of Tuscany. Master restaurateur Emilio Delija has created a warm, inviting ambience that was praised by The New York Times for its “Old-World charm.” La Catena’s signature dish, pappardelle alla Emilio, features broad ribbons of homemade pasta with porcini, shiitake and oyster mushrooms and a shimmer of cream, tossed in a hollowed-out wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and flamed with cognac. It was voted Best Tableside Presentation of 2013 by Westchester magazine. Order up more excitement with branzino or honey-sweet Dover sole filleted in front of you. Meats, fish and produce are always fresh, prepared from scratch and beautifully presented. Desserts are not to be missed: try the white chocolate strawberry shortcake, or the zabaglione or banana flambé, made tableside. La Catena offers a spacious party room for your next special event, and expert catering for your at-home celebration. Hours: Open seven days a week. Lunch: Monday through Sunday, from noon to 3 p.m. Dinner: Sunday through Thursday, from 3 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 11 p.m. Ruffled Feathers Gourmet Rotisserie, the popular takeout spot, is now entering its 22nd year, and its delicious prepared foods have become standard fare in most homes in and around Scarsdale. Owners Ken and George specialize in preparing healthy and low-fat foods using the best and freshest ingredients available. Besides the great rotisserie chickens, other items are available from the rotisserie, such as Long Island duck, Cornish game hens, fresh turkeys, and garlic and herb-crusted filet mignon. They also have oversized grilled chicken breast and skinless fried chicken, which is low in both cholesterol and fat but high in flavor. For those who choose not to have chicken, they offer many other dishes: grilled salmon, sole française, turkey chili, turkey burgers, baby back ribs and assorted pasta dishes are among the highlights. Other notable delicacies available at Ruffled Feathers include homemade coleslaw, kasha varnishkas (that would make grandma proud), rice pudding, mélange of roasted vegetables, purée of butternut squash, creamed spinach (it’s really creamless); cranberry, walnut and apple compote; solid white tuna with dried cranberries and apples; homemade soups and of course, their famous chopped chicken liver. Ruffled Feathers also offers holiday menus and catering service. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. '' '' '' '' '' '' '' ' La Catena ' I TA L I A N R E S TA U R A N T '' '' ' '' '' ' Emilio Delija www.lacatenaardsley.com 871 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley • 231-9260 www.ruffledfeathersgourmet.com 75 Garth Road Scarsdale • 725-6880 L ife is a fiesta; eat it up! Blue Moon in Bronxville is an integral — and delicious — part of the community, welcoming all with appetizing drinks and starters, entrées and desserts. Take-out or eat-in, a popular lunch option’s our fiesta salad — honey-lime chicken, tortilla strips, mixed greens, cukes, green peppers, black beans and corn, served with lime-cilantro dressing. For dinner, choose from an extensive menu including grilled burrito platters, yummy fish tacos and a choice of grilled steak, chicken, veggie or shrimp fajitas. Our kids’ menu is sure to please, no matter what meals youngsters prefer, and vegetarian diners will find a long list of healthful options! Craving Sunday brunch? Blue Moon’s breakfast quesadilla — stuffed with home fries, bacon and cheese, topped with poached egg, cilantro and tomato drizzle — is just one comforting choice. Stop into the bar for Fiesta Hour $3 specials from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Thursdays from 9 p.m. to close, women enjoy $5 Blue Moonaritas, house and Sauza margaritas. Blue Moon’s known for supporting local non-profit organizations for their community nights. For further information, see their website. On premises or at your own party place, we offer limited party and cocktailstyle menus, including favorites like fajitas, guacamole, empanadas and so much more. Three semi-private sections at Blue Moon can accommodate functions from 10 to 100 guests. Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 11 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jeff Lewis, managing member bluemoonmexicancafe.com 7-27 Pondfield Road, Bronxville • 337-4000 the record-review Read All About Us (Front): Diane, Nataly, Pam and Stacey. (Back): Robin, Laura, Bea and Lyat. (Not pictured): Nicole, Devin and Edwin “The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.” — Andy Warhol We invite you to see what we have been waiting to show you from Chloe, The Row, Givenchy, Celine, Narciso Rodriguez, L’Agence, Jordan Louis, Iro, Harvey Faircloth and others. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment. november 1, 2013 • page 21 Art, Roy, Pamela, Maggie, Paza, Sonja and Solly Trust. Value. Quality. Westchester’s ultimate jeweler pamela robbins 1 Chase Road, Scarsdale • 472-4033 10 Chase Road, Scarsdale • 472-9033 www.danieletrissi.com 14-16 Spencer Place, Scarsdale • 723-4500 T he tri-state authority of fresh fish since 1981, Rick Ross’ Eastchester Fish Gourmet was named Westchester magazine’s Reader’s Choice Best of Westchester July 2013 and Best of the Decade and rated “Excellent” by the New York Times, July 2013. Simply put, Rick’s expertise is purchasing the finest fish, and that’s what makes Eastchester Fish Gourmet so different. He buys only the best and fanciest fish available. Our market’s expert staff focuses on personal service, custom-readying each order — whether it’s filleting or butterflying whole fish or steaming and cracking the most succulent lobster ever. Have a hankering for Eastchester Fish Gourmet’s restaurant specialties at home? Just come into the market and choose from mouth-watering menu selections including steamed lobster dinners, parmesanencrusted cod, honey-mustard salmon, salads and soups, and much, much more! We make it easy for you to provide your guests at home with a delicious dinner from our restaurant. Our restaurant menu changes daily based on what’s available at our market. You’ll enjoy delicious dishes ranging from ahi tuna with soy sake glaze and salmon with roasted cauliflower to whole, simply grilled fish. Eastchester Fish is known for a good steak — from DeBragga and Spitler, a New York meat wholesaler that’s been doing business since 1924, and is a main supplier to many of New York City’s best restaurants. For more information about the restaurant, fish market and catering to-go, visit www.eastchesterfish.com. Hours: Market open seven days a week. Restaurant: dinner seven days a week; lunch Thursday and Friday. David Kurdys, restaurant manager; Michael Lubin, retail fish store manager; Arsenio Flores, chef and Rick Ross, owner www.eastchesterfish.com 837 White Plains Road, Scarsdale • 725-3450 page 22 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review (Back row): Cal Denning, Scott Toth, Maribeth Hough, Bill Menin, Suzanne Rogers, Liza Glover and Penny Herbert. (Middle row): Jody Toth, Michele Gonzalez and Doug Benson. (Front row): Patty Neuwirth, Valerie Kopelman and Louise Perillo. (Not pictured): John Sardy A t Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, we pride ourselves on our collaboration and teamwork. With more than 30 years of proven commitment, trust and achievement in real estate brokerage services, our company succeeds because we all work together to make your goals, our goals. We serve real estate buyers and sellers with a focus on the charming, historic and welcoming lower Hudson River communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington, Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Pocantico Hills, Briarcliff Manor/Scarborough, Ossining and Pleasantville. For sellers, the print and digital marketing services provided by the global network of Sotheby’s International Realty, and our participation in the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Services, maximize our ability to market your home. For buyers, those multiple listing services and the Sotheby’s International Realty network of offices throughout Westchester, the U.S., and the world provide “one-stop shopping” at Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. The best just got better — We now offer you the world! www.hudsonhomessir.com 38 Main Street, Tarrytown • 332-7070 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 23 Zadik Agcaiam, Sandi Daniels, Stephen Lusardi, Gary Holsten, Jesse Berger and Maria Santa. (Not pictured): Manuk Kiregian, Marla Segelman and Gjok For 101 years, from Austria to Scarsdale, the Holsten name has been synonymous with beauty, quality, integrity and impeccable service. Statement jewelry is this year’s favorite accessory and gift. Choose from wonderful designers including Aspery & Guldag, Dana-David, Nanyo, Jordan Scott, Rudolf Friedmann and Timeless Designs; or select a very special diamond or gemstone creation — a precious expression of love to be cherished through the generations! Known for distinctive Swiss timepieces, including Longines, Holsten also offers fashionable watches by Michele, Michael Kors, Nixon, Tissot, Toy Watch and G-Shock. Beautiful wedding, hostess, baby and Judaica gifts include designs by Michael Aram. In-house service, repair and design teams are superior. The Holsten family thanks its dedicated customers and invites those who haven’t discovered us to become part of our future. Happy, healthy, peaceful holidays to all! Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 5:30 p.m. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 24: also open Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. www.holstenjewelers.com 5 Harwood Court Scarsdale • 472-4554 Rowan, Jan, Dina and Lori Great Stuff has been your fashion destination for more than 30 years. Familyowned and -operated with stores in Scarsdale, Chappaqua, Rye, Greenwich and Westport, the personal shoppers at Great Stuff look forward to meeting your needs — based on your lifestyle. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Also available for personal appointments. GREAT STUFF 27 Spencer Place, Scarsdale • 723-0504 H osting a party? Don’t know what to do? This is just how Carolyn Bender Custom Events started. Carolyn grew up in Memphis, Tenn., where entertaining was just a part of her daily life. Carolyn’s passion and hobby grew into a business more than 15 years ago, after being asked by a friend to give her expertise on how to make her upcoming dinner party come to life. One thing led to another, and a business was born. With Carolyn Bender at the helm of your special event or family gathering, you can truly “eat ... drink ... and enjoy!” With every aspect taken care of — even tiny, often-overlooked details — your event, whether a wedding, bar or bat mitzvah, office party or holiday dinner, will be the talk of the town. “I take all the elements of lifestyle, entertaining, food and décor and turn them into an event,” Carolyn says. “When I’m hired as the event planner, I really coordinate every last detail, making your celebration a lasting memory.” For Southern hospitality with New York style, contact Carolyn Bender. Hours: Call for appointment. Carolyn Bender, owner Carolyn A. Bender southern hospitality & new york style email@example.com • www.carolynbenderevents.com 722-9094 page 24 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Ann Rose Simon, LCSW BabyBonds is an innovative and effective program developed by Hartsdale psychotherapist Ann Rose Simon, LCSW. 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Scarsdale • Manhattan 261-1114 www.bfeininteriordesign.com Pre-natal and Post-natal Counseling Ann Rose Simon, LCSW 914 723-0197 ARSimonMSW@aol.com 2 Brambach Avenue Scarsdale, NY 10583 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 25 Jordan Rose, Harlan Rose, Austin Rose, Ellen Rose and Randolph “Randy” Rose with Bailey the dog Matthew (Neal) Hibbert and Judy Levine Upon entering Designer’s Corner, you are surrounded by lovely, quality antique and vintage furniture, mirrors, artwork, lighting and accessories. We are the tristate area’s leading source of fully restored vintage chandeliers, sconces and lamps. Before opening Designer’s Corner more than 15 years ago, Judy Levine devoted her full time to interior design. She’s completed hundreds of projects — primarily residential, but also executive offices, shops and restaurants — and has a great deal of experience with construction. Judy is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers and is NCIDQ certified. Neal Hibbert, shop manager, is our lighting and restoration expert. With more than 40 years of design experience and a huge inventory of everything to furnish a home or model apartment, Designer’s Corner is the obvious choice. Whether moving in or staging a space, consider the advantages of a quick, professional solution to your needs. Speak to Judy, Neal or our other excellent staff members, who are happy to brainstorm with you and determine how Designer’s Corner can help. Far Eastern Arts & Antiques (FEA Home) has been serving the interior design, landscape and architectural community since 1962. Previously only accessible to the trade, we have recently opened our historic 170,000-square-foot facility to the public. For more than 50 years, our third-generation family business has traveled the world, sourcing the finest home furnishings. Our collection includes an eclectic mix of furniture, art, Asian antiquities, bronze garden sculpture and fountains, handmade jewelry, and decorative accessories. Our exploration for unique items has led us to discover remote villages and country antique shops in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Burma, Indonesia, India and beyond. To view our furniture, art and antique collection, visit www.FEAHome.com. To see our exclusive collection of bronze garden art, including children’s sculptures, animal statues, classic fountains and one-of-a-kind custom pieces, visit www. RandolphRose.com. We are conveniently located in Yonkers, with easy access from all parts of Westchester County. In addition, visit our New York City showroom in Greenwich Village at 799 Broadway (at 11th St.). Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment. Designer’s Corner Far EastErn www.designerscorneronline.com www.feahome.com • www.RandolphRose.com 2085 Boston Post Road, Larchmont • 834-9170 500 Nepperhan Avenue, Yonkers • 423-2047 arts & antiquEs A An t Miriam Speropoulos and Yvelisse Nieves s & Consig ue n iq Yvelisse Nieves t en m cross from Tuckahoe train station is a gem of a store. Welcome to Antiques and Consignment on the Square — a shop for true treasures, where every item meets our rigorous standards for style and mint condition. Owner Miriam Speropoulos and manager Yvelisse Nieves have realized their vision in a store where customers can buy, sell or consign fine-quality furniture, jewelry, artwork, clothing and objets d’art. Here, you might find a perfectly matched pearl necklace, a diamond ring or a beautiful Waterford bowl. Our recently renovated fashion boutique features designer clothing and accessories. We welcome you to visit and browse for a truly unique shopping experience. We also invite consignments; it’s the modern way to turn your fine goods into cash. Miriam buys gold, silver, estate jewelry, pocket watches, coins and fine decorative arts like china, crystal, modern furniture, pottery, antiques and original artwork. Hours: Monday to Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 4 p.m. The Shop for True Treasures o 4 Depot Square | Tuckahoe | NY 10707 n the r S q ua (Across from the Metro North Station) e www.consignonthesquare.com 914.395.1103 Consignonthesquare@yahoo.com 4 Depot Square, Tuckahoe • 395-1103 page 26 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Patty Burgio, Susan Cohen, Joanne Fiedler, Sarah Smith and Ariana Holub For 13 years Joanne Fiedler, owner of Jewels by Joanne, has been shopping the jewelry markets and has an uncanny knack of knowing exactly what her clients want — evidenced by the fact that she can barely keep the merchandise in the store. She stands by her motto that “there is something for everyone at every price point,” and truly believes that no gift is too small. The sales staff prides itself on knowing their lines, but have a no-pressure approach when it comes to working with customers. A literal treasure trove, Jewels by Joanne has something for every taste and every budget. From local artists to more familiar lines, Joanne carries new lines every month and has introduced a bat mitzvah registry with discounts. The selection includes sterling silver for teens, bar/bat mitzvah and sweet 16 gifts, and fine pieces with semi-precious stones and diamonds. Customers love the large collection of “wearable” pieces that move effortlessly from day to night. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Holiday hours: Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Renee Laverdiere Renee Laverdiere, professional ballet dancer for 17 years and current ballet teacher, owns and operates Westchester’s most complete dance and ballet store — Repertoire Dance Shop! Come see their extensive line of yoga and exercise clothes for adults. They also carry a large selection of ballroom and Zumba shoes. Browse through skate and gymnastics attire and gift items for yourself, or for the dancer in the family. Repertoire’s knowledgeable sales staff takes pride in ensuring you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for, whether it’s the correct pointe fittings or required items for local dance schools. Visit Repertoire Dance Shop for a cozy, magical experience that will put your dance dreams in motion! Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m. Labor Day through Memorial Day, also open Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. www.jbjonline.com www.repertoiredance.com 301 Heathcote Road, Scarsdale • 713-1313 65 Garth Road, Scarsdale • 722-2440 Anna Krosche Christopher P. Stephens Louisa and Christopher Stephens take pride in the 40,000 books that fill the shelves of their store riverrun rare book room. “We are a magical store, real book person’s store. We’re ideal for readers who like to browse, and are receptive to new interests,” says Louisa. Christopher goes to houses all over Westchester to buy material. The cherished Hastings book store has been a neighborhood staple since 1975. Catering to readers and book collectors, they hold a vast collection including modern first editions, old and rare books, signed and inscribed books, fine leather sets, early printed books, and Americana. Browse mystery and science fiction, literary criticism, vintage paperbacks, and literature in translation. In addition to their wonderful medley of books, the store even stocks rare classical LPs, thousands of vintage postcards and photographs, old maps, and small antiques. Because every day deserves a great story, riverrun rare book room is open 365 days a year. Hours: Open every day, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. riverrun rare book room It’s the call every mother dreads: “Your child has head lice.” No worries. Anna Albano-Krosche, the Lice Lady of Westchester, can come to the rescue 365 days a year, “because lice is always an emergency.” Anna is Westchester’s original head lice removal expert. “I’ve been in business since 1998, and I’ve treated over 10,000 heads,” says Anna. She is the area’s only lice removal specialist with a freestanding salon. She also makes house calls. Anna frequently travels to schools and camps to do lice checks and to give presentations on head lice prevention. “I’ve been through this with my own children and myself, and I relate 100 percent to everybody who comes in,” she says. A client’s head is examined under a magnification light, then is given a 20minute, all-natural enzyme-based shampoo. Nits are combed from the hair, then the hair is rinsed, blown dry and rechecked. Clients leave the salon with a homework sheet, including instructions on how to “delouse your house.” The Lice Lady of Westchester SM Westchester's Original Lice Specialist Since 1998 www.riverrunbookshop.com TheLiceLady@aol.com • www.theliceladyofwestchester.com 12 Washington Avenue, Hastings • 478-1339 5 N. Goodwin Avenue, Elmsford • 497-5465 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 27 Rod Stewart You’ve experienced the stomach-churning panic that strikes when technology breaks down. Feel better knowing that TSS Westchester is ready to help, no matter the hour! With more than 30 years’ experience in computing and system problem-solving, Rod Stewart is a lifesaver and will come running day or night, weekday, weekend or holiday, to service all tech devices — PCs, Apples, smartphones, printers, streaming systems and routers. TSS specializes in virus removal, system repair, setup, installations, WiFi, networking, data recovery, cloud service and green recycling. “Computers don’t break down just from 9 to 5,” Rod says. “We’re available 24/7 and provide a mobile ‘we come to you’ service so our customers never have to pack and transport computers back and forth from a service center. Most work is done on the spot, and there’s never a charge to pick up and deliver your computer if we need to work on it at our workshop.” All services are guaranteed, and TSS is proud to have a high rate of referrals from satisfied customers we now call friends. Checks and most major credit cards accepted. Hours: 24/7/365. Really! Brigitte Demmel, junior designer; Renae Cohen, principal designer and Liz Gesullo, junior designer Renae Cohen Interiors is a full-service interior design firm offering a wide range of services including design consultations; home renovation, coordination and supervision; collaboration with architects; floor plans, room layouts and renderings; custom upholstering, drapery and furniture design; furniture and art selection. With her creative eye, practical approach to planning and impeccable attention to detail, Renae’s work culminates in inviting and serene spaces. She is known for creating design schemes using classical silhouettes and contemporary finishes. Renae enjoys working closely with her clients to enhance the quality of their lives through design. “I believe that the best décor reflects the evolution of life — each stage a new chapter to be celebrated. An investment in interior design is an investment in one’s quality of life,” says Renae. Renae is a business partner of ASID and a 1stdibs vendor. Her hand-selected vintage accessories and gift items are available for purchase in the design studio and on the website. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In-home consultations by appointment. email@example.com • techservicesupport.com 236-HELP (4357) www.renaecohen.com 1 Bridge Street, Suite 73 Irvington • 231-6882 H eadquartered in downtown Scarsdale, ValueElectronics is your local store for high-definition TV and home theater systems. Locally owned and operated by Wendy and Robert Zohn, ValueElectronics has provided more than 17 years of legendary service as a leading consumer electronics retailer. Product offerings include whole-house distributed audio, control systems, HDTVs, audio/video receivers, speakers/surround sound, Blu-ray Disc players, designer lighting, a/v furniture and cinema projectors. Stop by to see the latest emerging technology on display — 4K Ultra HD and OLED TVs are here! Professional installation is provided by our in-house staff of highly experienced, certified technicians who are dedicated to perfecting your home entertainment system. Custom home cinemas are built to meet the specifications of your room, complete with a movie screen, projector, theater seating, surround-sound speakers, control systems and lighting. Let the show begin in your own home! Unlike most large retail outlets, ValueElectronics provides its own crews to install your system, so you can be sure we will take the very best care of your home. We offer free delivery and set-up of any flatpanel you select, or you can choose a wall-mounted custom installation for an additional charge. Call ValueElectronics or stop by our showroom for personalized service and the best in today’s home entertainment systems. Our store is conveniently located in the village of Scarsdale at 35 Popham Road. Or call us at 723-3344. We look forward to meeting you soon! Hours: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment evenings and Sundays. Andrew, Benny, Robert, Lianne, Wendy and Lisandro HDTV, Cinema, Audio, Control Systems, Home Networking and LED Lighting www.valueelectronics.com 35 Popham Road, Scarsdale • 723-3344 page 28 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us the Record-review Carol A. Freidman Carol Freidman with clients Fran and Bud Carol Freidman has made lasting relationships with many seniors by helping them use technology. Now, she assists seniors with household affairs as well! Together, Carol and her clients sort through weekly mail; monitor payment due dates; organize key papers; and communicate with professionals, including accountants, investment advisors and lawyers. She helps with check writing, bill paying and checkbook organizing, and she assists with online banking for those with computers. If managing daily tasks seems a bit overwhelming, contact Carol for a free, confidential consultation to discuss your needs. Worried about a parent’s ability to manage daily household affairs? Carol is someone you can trust to assist your parent and to whom you can voice concerns. Though she’s not a social worker by training, Carol’s clients rely on her to help facilitate communication with their children, health care professionals and advisors. For the personal assistant you always wanted and the business manager you can afford — while retaining your independence — contact Carol Freidman to be your household affairs manager. References will be provided. Hours: By appointment. Carol Freidman Household Affairs Manager Feeling overwhelmed by the ever-changing face of today’s technology? Help is here. Carol Freidman offers specialized guidance to make technology work for you. Whether you’re a small-business owner who needs a Q&A session on Microsoft Office; a parent who wants to organize digital pictures and create photo albums; or a grandparent with a new computer, iPhone, GPS or iPad, Carol will help you conquer those feelings of inadequacy and gain confidence. A licensed teacher with 25 years of experience, Carol customizes her approach depending on each client’s need and prior experience. Teaching on Mac or Windows, she can assist you in choosing and setting up new hardware or software, prepare personalized lesson notes, and she provides free phone support. Her patient and handson approach is extremely helpful to seniors, who are particularly reticent to tackle our high-tech world on their own. Carol points out, “A lot of adult children are eager to share the world of technology with their parents, but they don’t have the time or patience to hold their hands during the learning stages.” Toward that end, Carol offers gift certificates for one or a series of lessons. Whether you’re 18 or 80, don’t let technology get the best of you. Give Carol Freidman a call today. Hours: By appointment. Customized Computer Training firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com • www.acomputertutor.com 633-4141 633-4141 N ew York School of Esthetics offers the New York State 600-hour esthetics (skin care) course, which leads to eligibility to sit for the state-board testing procedures. It is our mission to provide an exciting, wellplanned curriculum for students, one that will put you ahead in this fast-growing industry. The function of the school is to provide a professional environment where the student learns the theory and principles (hands-on) in esthetics. We will prepare all students for their New York State esthetic written and practical board exams. Since opening, New York School of Esthetics has not raised its tuition and includes more certifications in the undergraduate program than any other school of its kind. These certifications include microdermabrasion, basic chemical peel, body treatments and teeth whitening. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions that include working with plastic surgeons and skin care specialists. The school’s graduates are employed in dermatologists’ offices and day spas throughout Westchester and Rockland counties. As one student said, “I learned so much compared to other schools of esthetics and they made us feel more like family rather than just friends! I graduated knowing that I am a professional with great knowledge in skin care!” New York School of Esthetics is fully accredited by National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc., (NACCAS) and offers financial aid to those who qualify. We participate in the Pell Grant program, Direct Student Loans and Parent Plus Loans. Students Amber Bauchner and Camille Bucci New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa Inc. www.newyorkschoolofesthetics.com 14 N. Broadway, Tarrytown • 631-4432 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 29 Eileen, Phyllis and Lisa Sam Jr. and Sam Sr. Pets are our pals, but sometimes we need to entrust them to the care of others. When you need to board your cat or dog, we hope you’ll investigate Rye Country Boarding Kennels, where your cherished household animals will be safe, secure and happy until you return. Rye Country Boarding Kennels, a family-run business for more than 40 years, is an attractive boarding facility in a pastoral setting that offers quality care and boarding at affordable prices. All personnel are experienced handlers and sympathetic to an animal’s needs. Dogs are housed in spacious, climate-controlled pens, and offered a healthful, appetizing food selection, plus daily exercise. Rye Country Boarding Kennels is tops in boarding services, as the large number of return guests will attest. Other kennel offerings include pickup service (to Manhattan) and a certified groomer on the premises. Board your cat or dog at Rye Country Boarding Kennels. Your pet will appreciate your thoughtfulness. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. RYE COUNTRY BOARDING KENNELS www.RyeCountryBoardingKennels.com 21 Nursery Lane, Rye • 967-4577 • Fax 967-4244 Shop the coolest kids’ and young adults’ store in town! Neil’s carries active clothing and accessories for all ages. For boys and young men, they have tons of T-shirts, sweats, khakis, jeans, jerseys, jackets, basketball socks and more. For girls, the trendiest tops, leggings, jeans, skirts, PJs and accessories — just to name a few. Under Armour, Quiksilver, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, The North Face, Flow Society, So Nikki, Vintage Havana, Firehouse, and Pinc are only some of the many labels found at Neil’s. Their service is second to none, their staff knowledgeable and courteous, always going that extra mile to assist customers. With the holiday season right around the corner, Neil’s daily deliveries include the latest and greatest vacation and cruisewear selections. Neil’s offers free gifts, free gift wrapping and a seven-day refund policy. Last year, Neil’s serviced more than 600 camp appointments — offering everything a camper needs and wants — all with free name taping. Camp 2014 will be here soon! Visit Neil’s, for clothes kids and young adults want to wear. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to 7 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.neilscornerspot.com Golden Horseshoe • 1132 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale • 472-8120 195 N. Bedford Road, Mount Kisco • 244-7010 1063 Willis Avenue, Albertson • 516-294-4425 14851 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, FL • 561-883-8952 C entral Animal Hospital’s health care team brings unparalleled veterinary expertise to your furry family members. Together, our eight full-time veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians, caring handlers and receptionists bring compassion and knowledge to every pet we treat. Gleaning the latest in techniques and medicines, our feline, canine, avian, reptilian, and exotic patients are assured the highest quality veterinary care in our fully equipped medical, surgical and dental facility. And, a licensed veterinary technician lives on the premises to ensure total care for boarded and hospitalized pets. At Central Animal Hospital, we believe that preventive medicine provides the foundation for a healthy pet and enables early detection of diseases. Yearly exams, dentistries, elective surgeries (spays/alters), curative surgeries, chemotherapy, orthopedics, and diagnostic tools (X-rays, ultrasounds, endoscopes, laboratory testing) are utilized to detect and treat diseases, systematic problems and allergies. Please visit us for a tour of the hospital and meet the staff. Connect with us via our website, www.bestvets.net — with links to Facebook, YouTube, and Pet Portal — where clients can request appointments, refill prescriptions and check their pet’s medical history 24/7. Open seven days by appointment. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday to 3 p.m., Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. The veterinarians at Central Animal Hospital: Michael Woltz, V.M.D.; Cheryl Gross, V.M.D.; Aura Truslow, D.V.M.; Donatella Hecht, V.M.D.; Jason Siegelheim, D.V.M.; Lindsay Thorson, D.V.M.; Erin Keefe, D.V.M.; Jeff Polisky, D.V.M. and Alison Abramson, V.M.D. Central Animal Hospital www.bestvets.net 317 Ardsley Road (corner of Central Avenue), Scarsdale • 723-1250 page 30 • november 1, 2013 Read All About Us Leeann Cerrito Tired of your clothes, your home décor, your entertaining routines? Call lifestylist Leeann Cerrito. She’ll add wow to your wardrobe, style to your lifestyle and panache to your parties. She’ll make you look and feel amazing with versatile, easy-to-wear, up-to-themoment pieces and fabulous accessories. Leeann’s known for the quick fix, the easy update, instant gratification. She’ll make your home more exciting with smart, simple, stunning ways to reinvigorate closets, kitchens, bedrooms and patios. Leeann knows where to find just about anything. She’ll make your parties more memorable with everything from unique signature cocktails, to terrific tabletops, to the coolest culinary creations. And Leeann’s always fast, flexible and affordable. So call today ... and add some life to your life. L eeann C errito LifeStylist the Record-review Carol Mencher, owner Treasure Hunters is embarking on its 39th year of running successful estate and tag sales in the community. Treasure Hunters provides an all-inclusive service: appraisals, display, and extensive advertising — which begins with a first-class mailing to more than 2,000 private customers — plus staffing at the sale, and a follow-up program. Treasure Hunters is known for its pricing expertise, display techniques, large customer following and rapport, and attention to clients’ needs during major moves from family homes and estates. We welcome customer requests for your collecting or decorating needs. Call Treasure Hunters if you are moving, redecorating, or settling a family estate. Free consultations and references. Call for a current mailing. Hours: By appointment. Treasure Hunters Estate & Tag Sales Inc. Irvington • 646-831-9822 949-1348 S ay Cheese & Thank You, located in a beautiful, bright and colorful store in Dobbs Ferry, embodies an atmosphere where ideas flow and great invitations are born. Creative energy is as plentiful as the stock of cards, papers, distinctive gifts and hostess items. A talented photographer with passion to match, Darci DeMatteo began making cards to highlight the photographs she took professionally. Say Cheese & Thank You, now in its 10th year of business, offers fullservice party planning from place cards to menus, décor to centerpieces. Browse sample books from Luscious Verde, Dauphine Press, Checkerboard, Crane & Co., Vera Wang, Designers’ Fine Press and at least 40 other companies — or work personally with Darci or Jo to design invitations for birthday parties, weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, baby announcements, holiday cards, personalized stationery — or anything else you can imagine. Enjoy a one-on-one consultation to create striking custom invites; then browse the store for trays, candles, frames, decanters, cheese knives and cutting boards, soaps, coffee-table books, throw pillows, fantastic Jonathan Adler merchandise, and the best card selection in the Rivertowns. Take advantage of Say Cheese & Thank You’s unique service: in-house printing for invitations and all stationery items with a cost-efficient 24-hour turnaround. Say Cheese & Thank You was recognized as a Best of Westchester winner in the categories of Best Gift Store in 2011 and 2012, and Best Event Planner in 2013. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or by appointment. Darci DeMatteo and Jo Turpin PHOTOGRAPHY AND STATIONERY www.saycheeseandthankyou.com 63 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry • 591-6277 the record-review Read All About Us november 1, 2013 • page 31 (Standing): Jordie Wilk, Amy Travis, Sumiko Uehara-Curry, Bill Doescher, Jenifer Goldfarb, Heather Harrison, Zachary Harrison, Linda Kermanshahchi, Seth Keslow, Liza Levy, Alicia Gold and To-Dao Casey. (Seated): Jessica Yadav, Alison Brown, Dana Goldman, Jennifer Sussberg, Randi Culang, Jodi Josephs, Marco Vitolo and Lynn Ryan. (Not pictured): Mairin Mara, Jacquie Yeap and Julie Leonzio Potack W e grew up here, we live here, we sell homes here — Platinum Drive Realty brings a fresh, professional approach to real estate. At Platinum Drive Realty, our mission is to enrich the lives of our clients, associates and the greater community. The company provides outstanding and innovative services in a culture of professional excellence and growth to make all experiences with our firm enjoyable, rewarding and first-rate. Platinum Drive Realty serves a wide variety of clients — from firsttime buyers and sellers to experienced homeowners, and some of the area’s largest builders and investors — and has assembled a team of energetic agents, many of whom not only grew up in the areas they serve, but who also have worked in professional industries prior to joining the real estate field. Our roster of dedicated professionals has more than 250 years of combined experience living in Westchester and Manhattan and includes multiple attorneys and marketing and finance professionals. They bring passion, professional and top-notch negotiating skills to each transaction, which have enabled us to achieve outstanding results for our clients. With additional satellite offices and designated agents serving Ardsley, Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Greenwich, Harrison, Hastings, Irvington, Pound Ridge, Rye, Rye Brook, Westport and White Plains — Platinum Drive Realty covers all local towns and cities. Our agents are not limited to one locality, which allows us to match our clients’ unique needs and interests with various properties throughout Westchester, Manhattan and Connecticut. “Our agents understand the importance of client relationships, responsiveness and the need for detailed analysis. We’re on top of every technological advancement and bring cutting-edge research and marketing strategies to each transaction,” says Zach Harrison, president of Platinum Drive Realty. “From the moment of our first contact to negotiating a successful deal, Platinum Drive will take you to your real estate destination in style, with the highest level of personal and professional service. Whether you’re moving in or out of Westchester, trading up or down, or buying a second home, we’re here to meet your real estate needs.” Platinum Drive Realty is sensitive to the wishes of our clients, some of whom wish to mount aggressive public marketing campaigns, and others who wish to sell their homes in a less public manner. Regardless of how you wish to proceed, our approach to real estate is quality, not volume, so there is never a risk of your listing becoming a needle in the haystack. We are available seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and our commitment to our clients doesn’t end at the closing table. Platinum Drive is also strongly committed to giving back to the community. The company participates in various charitable causes including the Four Diamonds Fund, which supports the fight against pediatric cancer; Albert Einstein National Women’s Division, which supports research in women’s health and cancers; the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, a worldwide leader in research to cure Type 1 diabetes; the Junior League of Westchester; and local schools and PTA organizations. firstname.lastname@example.org • www.platinumdr.com 1082 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale • 725-7737 2 Overhill Road, Suite 400, Scarsdale 333 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 232, White Plains 100 S. 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