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A Guide to Area Businesses, Services and Professionals • Supplement to The Record-Review • 11-16-12

INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Albano Appliance & Service ........8

G. Willikers....................................5

Mr. Chimney................................12

All County Vacuum.....................22

The Gift Garage ............................3

Antiques & Tools of Business & Kitchen .................................9

Giordano Beauty ..........................17

Music Conservatory of Westchester .............................27

Asia Hamachi ................................8

Hair Wharf .....................................3

Avenue P Boutique ......................19

The Handyman, David Liebman...9


New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa ...............18

Hickory & Tweed.........................11

B Fein Interior Design .................23

O2 @ Outerluxe ...........................19

Holsten Jewelers ..........................23

Pamela Robbins ...........................19

By The Yard Interiors ..................18

Indigo Chic ..................................18

Plum Plums ....................................... 9

Bedford House..............................13

Israel Bonds ..................................20

The Preppy Turtle ........................13

Italy Direct Menswear by Rick Fortuna ........................7

Repertoire Dance Shop ...............27

Bedford Stone & Masonry Supply ......................13 Bedford Village Frame Shop & Gallery ................................10 Beginnings Bleus ..........................10 Beginnings Bleus Outlet ..............11 Berniker Decorators .......................7

Great Stuff ...................................17

Jewel Corner ................................10 Dale M. Karp, psychotherapist ....20 Katonah Art Center ......................4 Katonah Jewelers ...........................6

Must Love Dogs .............................4 Neil’s ............................................26

Richard Henry Behr Architect, P.C .........................22 riverrun rare book room ..............25 Rock Island Sound ...................... 27 Ruffled Feathers ...........................25 Rye Country Boarding Kennels ..24

Katonah Wine & Liquor Store......4

Scarsdale Security ........................28

Kelloggs & Lawrence .....................5

Sonitec Fire, Security & Video ...25

Kicho ............................................13

Steffi Nossen School of Dance ....26

La Familia Katonah .......................7

Steger’s Paper Mill .........................6

The Lice Lady of Westchester .....23

Sweetooth ......................................6

Lice Removal Services of Westchester .............................25

Torrie Marie’s School of Dance .....8

Little Joe’s Books............................3

TruGrace Fashion Lounge ...........11


Sally Mackinnon, Pet Sitting Service ..................16

Tutoring Club ................................3

The Esplanade Luxury Senior Residences................... 24

Matero Fine Jewelry & Design ......5

Wilson & Son Jewelers ................17

Euphoria Kitchen & Bath ...........14

Metro Behavioral Health Associates ...................21

Wittus — Fire by Design ...............9

Fountainhead Wines & Distillations .........................14

The Montefiore LASIK and Eye Care Center .....................21

Central Animal Hospital .............21 Cioppa Architects LLC ...............16 Classic Audi .................................15 Consignment Collection ...............6 Daniele Trissi ...............................19 Decorating Den Interiors .............16 Designer’s Corner .........................22 Eastchester Fish Gourmet ............26

Treasure Hunters ..........................24

ValueElectronics ..........................14

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Genevieve de Botton and Jennifer Cook

Patty Arnone and Jennifer Chernus, owner

The perfect store for the perfect gift. That’s what you’ll find when you visit The Gift Garage, now celebrating its fourth year in its convenient Katonah location. From wedding gifts to baby booties — whether you’re searching for something fun, luxurious or one-of-a-kind — their experienced staff can help you find that just-right gift. The kid’s area is bursting with adorable toys, games, puzzles and dolls, along with beautiful baby clothing — much of it organic, eco-friendly and Made in the USA. Beautiful serving pieces, plush blankets and pillows, candles, bags, scarves and jewelry line the tables and shelves — all arranged with exquisite detail and attention. Bring the kids and enjoy your shopping experience. There are lots of books and toys to keep them occupied. The Gift Garage staff is happy to make a personalized gift basket for any occasion. Can’t come in? Just call and they’ll be happy to do the shopping for you. All gifts are beautifully wrapped and can be delivered locally, free of charge. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call for holiday hours.

29 Katonah Avenue Katonah • 232-2322

Little Joe’s Books, celebrating its one-year anniversary, is a warm, welcoming place for kids to learn to love books. The only children’s bookstore in northern Westchester, Little Joe’s plays an important role in the community. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to grab a latte or tea downstairs, wander up with their kids and stay awhile. There’s a comprehensive selection of books for infants through teenagers — old favorites as well as the best of new literature. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and enjoys nothing more than talking to kids (and adults) about books. There’s a lot happening at Little Joe’s, including story hour every Thursday at 4:15, two book clubs, craft hours, author visits and monthly “crazy� days. Visit www. to sign up to receive emails about store events. Entering the holiday season, don’t forget that books make the best gifts, and Little Joe’s also has a full range of toys. Gift wrapping’s free! Or buy a gift card that’s good for books upstairs and sweets from NoKa Joe’s downstairs. What kid wouldn’t like that? Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday to 4 p.m.

25 Katonah Avenue info@littlejoesbooks

(upstairs from NoKa Joe’s, across from the train station)


Dr. Patricia A. Wagner

(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 36 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 sacriďŹ cing beauty, extensions, glazes, facial and arm waxing, and much, much more. Carol jokes that Hair Wharf’s the “Steel Magnolias of Katonah,â€? 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.

Tutoring Club in Katonah is part of a respected national franchise offering personalized programs to help students from kindergarten through high school “catch up and keep up,� learn and retain critical skills, and prepare for academic success. Owned by Patricia A. Wagner, Ed.D., with a master’s degree in psychology and a doctorate in education — both from Teachers College, Columbia University — Tutoring Club is in its seventh year here. Tutors specializing in all levels of mathematics, reading, science and international languages join Dr. Wagner, who was on staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York Medical College and Teachers College, Columbia University. An initial skills assessment shows each student’s academic strengths and weaknesses. A mastery-based learning plan is developed, individualized to focus on each child’s skill gaps and the development of new skills. A low student-teacher ratio ensures personalized attention. It takes approximately 16 hours to progress one grade level in mathematics, Dr. Wagner says, 32 hours in reading. Tutoring Club specializes in standardized test preparation — SSAT and ISEE through to PSAT, SAT and ACT, plus Regents. The next SAT course begins in early January. Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., as needed. Sports schedules can be accommodated.

A Class Above. Guaranteed.


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Lourdes Serrano, Jessica Riina, Samantha Lyons and friends

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 5:30 p.m. Call for extended holiday hours.

Must Love Dogs

45 Katonah Avenue +ATONAHs 

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 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

(old railroad station building)



he Katonah Art Center offers more than 80 classes weekly for all ages and levels. Artists and aspiring artists will find four art studios, a children’s room, black-and-white darkroom, pottery studio, a computer lab as well as two, bright and newly renovated dance and yoga studios. Our new studios host more than 10 different yoga, tai chi, dance fitness and healing arts classes. The dance and performing arts classes include ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip-hop, lyrical, Broadway, modern jazz, Argentine tango, Irish step, swing, theatre and more. Our new music studios include voice, piano, guitar, opera and drum lessons. Visual arts classes include traditional painting, drawing, pottery, sculpture and illustration, as well as less-traditional art forms such as animation, manga/anime, sewing, fashion, photography and more. We also offer portfolio development for teens and classes for young children in dance and arts ages 2 and up. Weekend workshops include clay, silver, jewelry, hot-wax painting, printmaking and outdoor painting. Birthday parties, ladies’ night and date nights are among some of the weekend activities offered. Our popular summer camp offers young children (ages 3 1/2 to 5), children (first through fifth grades) and teens (sixth through 12th grades) a variety of arts camps in weekly half- or full-day sessions. Weekly camps are also offered during school breaks (holiday season, winter and spring). Katonah Art Center instructors are professional dancers and working artists who exhibit nationally and internationally and whose work is held in private and public collections. At Katonah Art Center, adults, teens and children can broaden their talents, renew old skills or discover the joy of creation. Hours: Classes seven days a week. Office: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Standing): Will Kefauver, Jock MacRae, Katherine Perry, Ashlie Burgun, Alek Ustin, Loren Anderson and Patti Hupp. (Seated): Sarah Glickman, Emily and Bradley Fountain, Sarah Miller with Luke, Tracy Burtz and Wende Caporale


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Sue and Steve Matero

As Steve and Sue Matero say, “If you can dream it, we can create it!â€? Specializing in custom design and fabrication, Matero Fine Jewelry & Design, Inc. in Millwood also hosts an extensive showroom of ďŹ ne 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-certiďŹ ed stringer, excels in custom bead and pearl designs altered to your speciďŹ cations. 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.

Viktoria Fisch of Ebba and Meghan Bazaar of G. Willikers

After celebrating its one-year anniversary this September, Ebba has expanded its store to include the old Katonah General Store space at 107 and 109 Katonah Avenue. Vintage glass, handmade jewelry, CP Shades, John Robshaw, and Ebba candles and perfumes are just some of the items you will still ďŹ nd at Ebba. The most exciting news this year is that G. Willikers is now along for the ride! Creating a toy store within Ebba, G. Willikers is brought to life by Katonah resident Meghan Bazaar, whose mother’s 25 years in the toy industry makes for some thoroughly tested and loved products. Find Brio trains, Djeco art kits, Trudi plush toys and puppets, and Corolle dolls from France, just to name a few. Please stop by and see our newly expanded digs. We would love to hear what you think! Complimentary gift wrapping. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.






tradition in Katonah since 1887, Kelloggs & Lawrence cherishes its hardware history and stocks everyday needs, specialty gifts and an impressive selection of outdoor items. Kelloggs Outdoors has all the necessities and accessories for camping, hiking and venturing into the wild — tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, and also hiking and day packs. Clothing and accessory lines include The North Face, Osprey, Marmot, ExOfďŹ cio and Mountain Hardwear, along with Ibex, Sherpa and Kuhl. For gift-giving, ďŹ nd unique eeces, shells, hats, scarves, mittens, gloves and Tilley hats. Other gifts include Rabbit wine items such as the Chilling Carafe, electric opener and ice bucket, men’s dobb kits, old-fashioned games, and picnic baskets. Check out the fun Knit-Wits hats — sure to please youngsters of all ages! Upgrade your home’s curb appeal with a mailbox system from our extensive collection. We’ll even install it! Indoors, it’s time to update ďŹ replaces with handsome new doors, ďŹ replace screens, tools, log carriers, bellows and more. Step into our unique antique environment and you’ll be amazed at the variety of products contained inside! Hours: Open seven days week. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bart Tyler and Diana Tyler


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Kathleen Pattie

Pumpkin Chai. Irish Car Bomb. Death by Chocolate. These are not your ordinary cupcakes. And Sweetooth, Katonah’s newest irresistible temptation, is no ordinary cupcake store. Created by Katonah resident Stacie Calian, who realized her dream of opening a cupcake store where you could buy fresh baked goods in a nut-free facility, Sweetooth is committed to using the finest-quality natural ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible. Cupcake flavors change seasonally and are baked fresh daily by a Culinary Institute graduate. Sweetooth also offers gluten-free and vegan varieties. Whether you’re searching for a treat to bring to school or want to add these incomparable confection creations — including cakes and cookies — to your wedding or other special occasion, Sweetooth is the ideal place to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Private in-store birthday parties, where kids decorate their own cupcakes, are a specialty. Whether a bridal shower or a get-together with your gal pals, “Cocktails and Cupcakes” parties are a special treat. Delivery is available. Online ordering is coming soon. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 8 p.m., Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ann Luria with Max

Stegers Paper Mill, in Katonah since 1979, is proudly celebrating its second anniversary under owner Ann Luria — and puppy Max — and has a freshly painted, wide-open and bright look, with brand-new inventory to boot! Stegers continues to provide quality office products and much, much more. There’s no need to travel all around Westchester when you can quickly drive to Stegers and get just what you need. Look for unusual greeting cards, stationery and wrapping paper, a wide variety of items for the home and business office, and great gifts, puzzles, art supplies, craft kits and family games. Stegers entices youngsters with its fun selection of Lego, Barbie, Matchbox, Disney toys and more! Check out Stegers for a great selection of seasonal items, too. Stegers welcomes customers before dawn and stays open into the early evening, so stop in before or after work. We’ll be here, with free, close-up parking. We accept AmEx, MasterCard and Visa. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday to 3 p.m.

Steger’s Paper Mill



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. 25 ollection to Dec. 30.


n onsignment

Fine Fashions & Furnishings

276 Katonah Avenue +ATONAHs 

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 14 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.

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Denise, Scott and Whitey

(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.

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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. For stunning coordination, they also create soft accessories — pillows, tablecloths, reupholstery, headboards, bed coverings, carpets and area rugs. Convenient shop-at-home services are available. 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.” Four generations of references include many of your neighbors — and the New York Yankees. Expect distinguished results from personal attention and the highest-quality work. Berniker Decorators does it all — and it is always beautiful. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.



taly Direct Menswear by Rick Fortuna’s mission is pure and simple: every customer must look his best in well-fitted, tailored clothing. Styles have changed — men’s clothing is slightly more fitted than in recent years, with an international style. Italy Direct offers business suits with softer shoulders, shorter jackets and flat-front trousers. Customers try on a wide range of garments to determine the correct fit, and Rick meticulously supervises all tailoring. “It’s important to look your best and save money,” says Rick, whose clothing is discounted and comes, not surprisingly, direct from Italy. In addition to suits and black-tie apparel, Italy Direct offers semi-fitted shirts, cashmere-blend sweaters, sportswear, and luxurious outerwear including cashmere and wool topcoats that fall right above the knee. Ties, pocket squares and special-order shoes finish the look. Looking for made-to-measure clothing and dress shirts? Italy Direct is the place to go, with a representative at the shop one day a month. Italy Direct was voted the Best Menswear Store 2012 by Westchester magazine, which also featured Rick as a Westchester “fashion icon” in September. Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment. Open Sundays, Nov. 25 to Dec. 23.

Rick Fortuna

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Ivy Yuan, owner and Guo Yang, chef 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.

Asia Hamachi combines the best of all 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 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)


ancing takes a person to the heart of his or her soul, and there’s no better place to get right to that sweet spot than Torrie Marie’s School of Dance, soon to be known as the Pound Ridge School of Dance. In its convenient Scotts Corners, Pound Ridge, studio, Torrie Marie’s offers a wide range of dance classes for children and adults. New owner, Pound Ridger Colette Dow, welcomes everyone, no matter their age or dancing background, to sign up for classes for themselves and their children. Some classes are longstanding favorites taught by Torrie Marie’s expert teaching staff, including former Rockettes Stevi Van Meter and Melissa Stuart. Other classes are brand-new, such as the boys’ hip-hop class that’s rocketed off in popularity. Colette knows dancing is hard work, but it’s fun too, and Torrie Marie’s aims to make classes all that and much, much more! From the “Tiny Dancers” group of 3-yearolds to Russian ballerina Svetlana Ferdinandova’s older, more rigorously trained students, Torrie Marie’s is the place where students learn dance basics and advanced techniques while having a great time, even at the highest levels. Give Colette a call about classes you’d like Torrie Marie’s to offer. We’re entertaining some different ideas these days, including barre yoga and Zumba, and Ms. Svetlana’s very own “White Swan” adult class where basic ballet moves and stretches are used to tone and strengthen. People love to come in and learn to dance, no matter what kind of dance it is. Other plans are in the works, too. Torrie Marie’s is the perfect spot for birthday parties, parents’ nights out and school break or summer camp activities. Call for details. Hours: Call or go online for class schedule.

(Standing): Colette Dow, Stevi Van Meter, Amanda Patterson, Julia Dingee, Emily Ferman, Hope Jackson, Davie Loria and Melissa Stuart. (Kneeling): Grace Dow, Sage Warmund and Thomas Stuart


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David Liebman

Plum Plums, renowned in Westchester for the finest artisan cheeses, jams, condiments, linens and decorative items, is celebrating its sixth 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 slice of Wave Hill Breads’ apple galette or 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.




72 Westchester Avenue 0OUND2IDGEs 

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.


Adam Free and Audrey Free

Handyman Inc. David Liebman 804-5181

Joan Silbersher, proprietor; Jackie Kelly, Sonja Godfried and Bob Suda

Niels Wittus, president

For contemporary fireplaces, stoves, inserts, outdoor grills, and other highquality, fire-related accessories, you must visit the 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-of-the-art burning technology. Choose from wood, gas, pellet and biofuel 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 the Wittus company, Americans have been able to enjoy these unique and trendsetting designs for almost 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.


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You’ll find appealing prices, more cleaned and polished old things added daily, 2nd Sunday Antiques Market and Every Sunday Farmers and Bakers Market outside the shop, 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, 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 weekend in July, complementing the Business Association Sidewalk Sale Days. Visitors include André Agassi and Steffi Graf, Andy Rooney, Mark Harmon, Helena Christensen and neighbors Martha Stewart, Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Amy Irving, Tom Brokaw, Ralph Lauren, Stanley Tucci, Ernie Ernastas, Brian Williams and Antiques Roadshow original host/Bedford resident Chris Jussel, who, in a 1999 New York Times article said “Joan’s shop is my favorite. It memorializes America.” Hours: Open seven days, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on major holidays.


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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 Love Letters, fabulous little personalized name discs. Jewel Corner is an authorized dealer for Swiss Army, Fossil watches and Esquire 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.

The Arcade Building, Route 22 "EDFORD6ILLAGEs 


Linda Johnson

October 2012 marked the five-year anniversary of Bedford Village Frame Shop & Gallery’s opening in the village. 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 gallery displaying original art. Browsing is always welcome. The gallery continues to feature the work of talented local artists from Bedford and surrounding areas, and also continues to host “An Evening with the Artist” events. For custom-framing projects, as always, customers receive expert help in choosing from a wide and varied selection of frame and mat samples in a broad range of colors and textures using archival-quality products. Whether it’s new artwork, 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 for all your pre-holiday framing needs, including ready-made decorative photo frames. You’ll be pleased that parking is especially easy along Court Road! Local artists are invited to ask about having their work hung here. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday to 4 p.m.; also by appointment.

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umor has it — just in case you didn’t already know — that we’ve completely revamped and renovated Beginnings Bleus, our home of 12 years, into a bigger, more exciting place for women — and now men — to shop! Whether you’re searching for the perfect jean, cozy sweater or that “Saturday night” top for dinner with friends, Beginnings Bleus is dedicated to getting you dressed to impress. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff can help you put together the perfect look for any occasion. With brands like J Brand, James, Mother, DL1961, Citizens of Humanity, Rich & Skinny, Current/Elliott, AG, Koral, Haute Hippie, Joie, Elizabeth and James, Clover Canyon, ADD, Nation, Feel the Piece, Majestic Tees, Inhabit, Transit, Minnie Rose, Frye boots and much, much more, we are sure that you will not be disappointed! And now the women no longer get to have all the fun. We have brought in men’s premium denim lines such as AG, J Brand, Joe’s, and Mavi. And let’s not to forget the perfect shirt, sweater or blazer to complete an outfit with the help of Theory, Vince, Robert Graham, John Varvatos, Inhabit, Local Celebrity and Rebel Yell. Come see where Manhattan style meets Westchester men, thanks to Beginnings Bleus! Looking fabulous can be time-consuming, so let us do all the thinking. Wardrobe consultation, special occasion outfits and everyday garb are just a few of our specialties. We’re here to make shopping an enjoyable experience. Our one-stop shopping is guaranteed to please everyone, so come into Beginnings Bleus for a fun time while 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.

Linda, Andreas, Dana, Elaine and Theresa


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Michele, Elaine and Diana

Stacy Werner, Jeannie Long, Grace Diodati and Heather Powers

Shopping at TruGrace Fashion Lounge in Armonk is always a fabulous experience. Here you will ďŹ nd all the hottest styles for any occasion. Whether you are looking for a casual day or an evening out, the team at TruGrace will have you looking amazing. Featured designers include Ramy Brook, Yigal Azrouel, Rag & Bone, Phillip Lim, Mother and Mackage. TruGrace also carries shoes, jewelry and handbags to complete your look from head to toe. Come see what TruGrace has to offer‌ we promise you will be hooked! Join us on Facebook. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday by appointment.

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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 — that’s priced up to 70 percent off. We are committed to carrying the latest trends in each of our stores. The only person who needs to know that you bought your outďŹ t at a huge discount is you! 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 is qualiďŹ ed to ďŹ nd you the perfect look for any occasion. With fashion deals including premium denim as well as collections such as Haute Hippie, Elizabeth and James, Rebecca Taylor, Theory and more, 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




ickory & Tweed is celebrating its 51st year in business. Since 1961, Hickory & Tweed in Armonk has attracted families from far and wide to be outďŹ tted for ski season, most notably through the store’s legendary ski and snowboard seasonal leasing program. Additionally, for the last two decades, Hickory & Tweed’s bicycle expertise has made the shop a year-round spot for those who want to get down to the bottom of the hill — whether it’s snow-covered or paved. For Skip and Michaela Beitzel, who bought the store in 1986, quality customer service will never go out of style. Walk in and see the newest ski and snowboard technology from Volkl, Burton, Nordica, Lange and other leading brands. The store services all skis and snowboards on stateof-the-art tuning equipment from Winterseiger of Austria. Hickory & Tweed has also earned a reputation for selling unique fall and winter fashions from brands like Patagonia, Bogner, Moncler, Kjus, The North Face, Postcard and much more. It’s no wonder Ski magazine named Hickory & Tweed Best Ski Shop in America. The store has also been recognized as one of America’s Best Boot Fitters for ski boots. Bike customers of all ages and abilities count on Bino Cummings and his staff for superior products from Cannondale, Specialized and Cervelo. To get all your equipment to the hill (or the bike path) Hickory & Tweed also sells Thule racks and car-top boxes. Hickory & Tweed’s heritage is in skiing, but it sure likes bikes, too. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday to 8 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

(On porch): Dorinda Clinton, Geri Moore, Skip Beitzel, Michaela Beitzel, Debbie Coldwell and Jacob Perlmutter. (On steps): Doug Keehn, Billy Lowitz, Tom Dunn and Bino Cummings

Since 1961

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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


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 your 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, woodburning 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.

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. Mr. Chimney is also an asbestos removal company, licensed by the New York State Department of Labor. Mr. Chimney offers complete asbestos removal, asbestos inspection, pre-demo inspection reports, bulk sampling and air-sampling services. Call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for a free estimate or emergency service.

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Dennis Anderson and Lesa Vogliano

Andrea, Sarah, Kathleen, Gabby, Jane and Ann

The Preppy Turtle — offering infant to juniors clothing and accessories as well as children’s furniture, room dĂŠcor and baby gear — has a great mix of new and barely used items. Parents appreciate ďŹ nding 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 eighth 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.

Located in Bedford Hills in Depot Plaza, directly across from the Metro-North train station, Bedford House is an eclectic treasure-trove of modern furniture, antiques, ďŹ ne consignments and gifts. Co-owners Dennis Anderson and Lesa Vogliano opened the shop in June 2011 and ever since have been helping grateful customers solve their decorating dilemmas. Whether your home is on the market and would show better with a brighter, fresher look or you have a new home and are starting from scratch, Bedford House is the place to begin. Dennis, a furniture designer, has worked in the North Carolina furniture industry for 40 years and knows it inside and out. Local Realtor Lesa understands just how fantastic any home can look with the perfect furniture, lighting and accessories. Talk to Dennis and Lesa about upgrading or staging your residence with furniture, lamps, mirrors, pillows, shawls, blankets, tabletop items and more. Bedford House really does have something for everyone — all in an elegantly casual, updated style that says you’re at home in Bedford. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to at least 5 p.m. Call for extended holiday hours.

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Angie Chen, owner and Simon Chen, owner and chef

(Standing): John Powers, Donna Burbank-Scambos, Peter Tomlinson, James Gay, Diane Tomlinson and Dennis Buckner. (Seated): Daryl Burbank-Wear

Bedford Stone & Masonry Supply, a ďŹ fth-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. A new indoor space across the street showcases the extensive uses of thin brick and thin stone — perfect for beautifying concrete foundations, chimneys, ďŹ replace 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.

Professionally trained chefs with decades of experience use only the ďŹ nest 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: 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.



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Michael Pelletier, founder/owner

Rich Mucci and Barbara Piazza

When you’re ready to transform your kitchen or bathroom into a showplace, trust only one source — Euphoria Kitchen & Bath. 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. to 4 p.m.

For 16 years in Norwalk, Conn., and 10 years in Bedford Hills, Fountainhead Wines has been bringing value-oriented wines — in all price ranges and styles — to its thirsty patrons. As savvy wine buyers know, it’s easy to overspend on wines that leave the imbiber looking for more. Owners Mike Pelletier and Mark Ancona have spent a combined 40 years deep in the wine trade — in London and New York — ferreting out small production, quality-driven wines that offer wine drinkers much more for their dollar. Fountainhead Wines directly sources from 15 European growers in France, Germany and Italy and handles perhaps the most cutting-edge portfolio of Oregonian pinot noir on the East Coast. Mike and Mark taste a dizzying array of wines throughout the year from the best importers to ensure the best selection in whatever category the patron desires: full-bodied reds in the $10 to $15 range, lighter whites in the $15 to $20 range, etc. Mike and Mark are also responsible for the wine selections at Fat Cat Pie Co. in Norwalk, their wine bar that was named one of the top 50 wine experiences in the country by Food and Wine magazine. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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eadquartered in Scarsdale, ValueElectronics is your local store for any audio/video equipment or home theater system. Locally owned and operated by Wendy and Robert Zohn, ValueElectronics has provided more than 16 years of legendary service as a leading consumer electronics retailer. Product offerings include whole-house distributed audio, HDTVs, control systems, audio/ video receivers, speakers/surround sound, Bluray Disc players, designer lighting, a/v furniture and more. Professional installation is provided by well-experienced, certified technicians who are dedicated to perfecting your home entertainment system. Custom home cinemas can be 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! ValueElectronics provides its own crews to install your system, so you can be sure they will take the very best care of your home. There is free delivery and set-up of any flat panel you select, or you can choose a wall-mounted custom installation for an additional charge. Call ValueElectronics or stop by the new showroom at 35 Popham Road for personalized service and the best in today’s home entertainment systems. 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



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Kenny Lawrence, sales manager; Brian Paige, general sales manager; Tracey Thorne, Melissa Deitmaring, Richard Bray, Noreen Blasone, David Caltagirone, Enis Nikocevic and Peter Civale

Classic Audi, proudly serving the Westchester community and surrounding areas for more than 30 years, welcomes you to stop in and see why we’ve been a big part of the community and are Westchester County’s premier Audi dealership. Classic Audi enjoys a great reputation because we hold ourselves to higher standards and have always provided a superior customer experience. But please, don’t just take our word for it. We invite you to visit our state-of-the-art showroom and meet our friendly and courteous staff and see for yourself what a difference Classic Audi makes. Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday to 6 p.m., Saturday to 5 p.m.


Jose Afonso Goncalves, shop manager; Eddie Patafio, service consultant; Joe Sackson, service consultant; Jose Munoz, head valet; Sean Clarke, service consultant; Jeff Brown, fixed operations director; Trevor Herbert, parts manager; Joanna Bell, service consultant; Connie Lombardo, receptionist; Jason Edwin, parts consultant and Rebecca Lopez, reservationist

At Classic Audi, we know how much you depend on your Audi. In addition to performing regularly scheduled maintenance and high-quality repairs, our factory-trained technicians will advise you on any developing repair or maintenances before they become major expenses. To make your commute easier, our service department is located right across the street from the Fleetwood train station. For shorter appointments you can relax in our newly renovated, Wi-Fi-equipped lounge. We offer shuttle service to local areas, and loaner cars are available upon request. Classic Audi offers monthly and seasonal service specials. If you’re planning on making a car repair yourself or personalization, Classic Audi has a fully stocked car parts center at our service facility. Our dealership is focused on one thing only — a truly exceptional experience. We’re here for you and our service team is dedicated to truly exceptional service. Hours: Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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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,â€? 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.â€? 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 CertiďŹ ed. 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.


Sally Mackinnon with her good friend, Sadie Baker

Sally Mackinnon’s house- and pet-sitting service offers the ďŹ nest 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 difďŹ cult trips to the kennel when Sally can provide the ďŹ nest of care right in your home? Call now for a complimentary get-acquainted visit.





ecorating Den Interiors comes to you. Award-winning decorator Marina Colella provides a complete in-home or in-ofďŹ ce 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,â€? Marina says. Marina doesn’t charge design fees or hourly rates, nor does she have “minimums.â€? 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 ďŹ rst as we make our choices from hundreds of vendors.â€? 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.

Marina Colella, CID, owner/interior decorator



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Susan Giordano

Distinctive, artisanal, luxurious — Giordano Beauty is a destination for splendor. Glamorous cosmetics, fragrances, brushes, soaps, skin care and bath products comprise the boutique’s custom line. Based on original formulas by renowned makeup artist Susan Giordano, Giordano Beauty was recognized by Women’s Wear Daily as one of six “emerging indie cosmetic companies to watch.� Susan’s 25 years of perfecting faces for catwalks and magazines show in her products, which transform runway glamour into wearable looks for everyday. A favorite is Satin Skin moisturizer. Its unique formula began as a kitchen concoction Susan brought to photo shoots for “amazingly touchable� skin. When models asked for more, Susan knew she was on to something. Makeup is magic. It not only transforms your looks; it also changes the way you feel about yourself. More than foundations and mascara, Giordano Beauty is an intimate emporium of personalized service and generous advice not available elsewhere. Ask Susan about expert eyebrow shaping, makeup bag evaluations, product tutorials and makeup applications — or just about that perfect, pouty shade of red. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment.

3 Spring Street >ĂƒĂŒÂˆÂ˜}ĂƒĂŠUĂŠĂˆÂ™ĂŽÂ‡Ă“ÂŁnÇ

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.


Westchester’s family jeweler. 107 years. Four generations. Two locations. Now open in Scarsdale — the new Rolex boutique. (Standing): Carol, Matthew, Michael, Ira, Lynne and Jennifer. (Seated): Agustina, Ameli, Alexandra, Amanda, Jennifer, Wendy, Monique and Kate


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Tatyana Tchernov, owner/design consultant Jessica Piscitelli and Lynda Piscitelli

It’s easy to be beautiful inside and out — just stop in at Indigo Chic in Rye Brook and Hartsdale, where women of all ages ďŹ nd the perfect outďŹ ts in an elegant setting with friendly staff. Owner Lynda Piscitelli and daughter Jessica, shop buyer, have a passion for fashion and stock Indigo Chic with something for women of all ages. We offer consultants on the oor to style you and put you together from head to toe, whether you’ve made an appointment or simply walk in. Service is key at Indigo Chic, where new shipments come in every day. Stop by for trendy and classic women’s contemporary fashions and accessories, from jewelry to cocktail dresses, sporty and casual fashions to very formal for a black-tie event. We keep things as unique as possible, and we’ll call you when that perfect something comes in. Hours: Open seven days a week. Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Step into By the Yard Interiors and discover an international selection of fabrics, trims, window treatments, Italian chandeliers and French tapestries — all the things needed to transform the look and feel of your home. Meet design consultant Tatyana Tchernov, who’s ready to assist you through every step of your project. For the past 20 years, she’s traveled worldwide to ďŹ nd the broadest range and best quality of goods for her clients. Tatyana supervises top-notch craftspeople from each project’s inception through completion to assure that the result each client envisions is realized and the job is ďŹ nished in the time promised. By the Yard Interiors’ showroom offers the best selection of bolts and samples of fabric across a range of styles, colors and prices, so do-it-yourselfers easily ďŹ nd what they need. For clients requiring full service, Tatyana’s initial consultation fee helps fund projects in the works. Stop in, or better yet, call for an appointment as a ďŹ rst step to making your home everything you want it to be. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday by appointment.





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, well-planned 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, in dermatologists’ offices, day spas and laser centers. The school’s advanced courses include Laser Hair Removal Certification and Advanced Makeup Artistry, both approved by the New York State Department of Education. As one student said, “I learned so much compared to other schools of esthetics and made a 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 (NACCAS) and offers financial aid to those who qualify. We participate in the Pell Grant program, Direct Student Loans and Parent Plus Loans.

Irina Ionina, New York State-licensed esthetician

New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa Inc.


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Nataly Pariser, Laura Walker, Aria Cohen, Lyat Mizrahi, Pamela Hochstin, Diane Civitano, Stacey Hochstin, Beatrice Caraballo and Laura Huddleston. (Not pictured): Devin Morris, Rayan Persaud, Nicole Stabile, Robin Mizrahi and Laurie Barone

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” — Coco Chanel

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Art, Roy, Pamela, Maggie, Paza, Sonja and Solly

Trust. Value. Quality. Westchester’s ultimate jeweler

We invite you to see “what is happening” through the eyes of Lanvin, Givenchy, Nina Ricci, Carven, Closed, Celine, A.L.C., L’Agence, Herno, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Chloe, Golden Goose and so many more … Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment.



Joe and Helen Barlow. (Not pictured): Christelle Wolf

Andrea Assael

Look no further than O2 @ Outerluxe for the essential elements of style. Our impeccably curated men’s and women’s collections, in addition to our incomparable personalized service, ensure you look your absolute best at all times, whatever the occasion. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment.

Avenue P’s Andrea Assael has had a lifelong flair for clothing style and design, and she keeps her eyes wide open for styles sure to flatter fashion-forward women. “You’ll find unique things here,” Andrea says. “We’re hip, with a French flair, geared toward sophisticated women. There are California designers, also lots of French clothing and items by smaller American designers you’ll never see in department stores.” For an outfit’s “wow” factor — the perfect top for plain pants, or a skirt to show off that signature blouse — Avenue P’s the first stop for “a little bohemian, a little upscale, a little urban” designs. Accessories include Victorian reproductions or edgy jewelry by local artisans, then add sumptuous scarves, embroidered or leather belts, and Italian leather shoes, boots and handbags. You’re all set, thanks to Avenue P. Larchmont hours: Tuesday through Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. Irvington hours: Thursday through Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m., occasionally open on Wednesday. Call for extended holiday hours.

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Ann Rose Simon, L.C.S.W.

BabyBonds is an exciting new program developed by Scarsdale psychotherapist Ann Rose Simon, L.C.S.W. It prepares parents for the emotional challenges they will inevitably face when their baby arrives. You’ve read the books on pregnancy and baby care. You’ve signed up for Lamaze classes. But are you ready for your new role as a parent? BabyBonds is based on the idea that parenting doesn’t always come naturally. “Even for couples who have had a child, there’s a whole new family dynamic after the baby comes,â€? says Simon. “In addition, couples often need help nurturing and redeďŹ ning their own relationship.â€? In short, BabyBonds helps baby-proof your marriage. BabyBonds is a dynamic and customized program. Parents can choose from a variety of services, including: sPRENATALANDPOSTNATALCOUNSELING sVIDEOTAPINGANDFOLLOW UPDISCUSSIONOFPARENT INFANTINTERACTION s DISCUSSION GROUPS WHERE YOU CAN SHARE EXPERIENCES MEET OTHER NEW PARENTS and gain conďŹ dence in your parenting skills. “BabyBonds can help parents maximize their capacity to bond with their baby,â€? says Simon. “It can help you be the best parents you can be.â€?


Dale M. Karp, L.C.S.W.

Dale Karp is a licensed clinical social worker/psychotherapist who specializes in repairing relationships that feel stuck. Sometimes the people we love most disappoint and hurt us, leaving us feeling unsupported and disconnected. Whether the impasse is with a partner, a child or parent, my aim is to help you reconnect, turn toward one other and have a satisfying relationship. It is important to feel responsive and trusting with those we love so that when we need our loved ones most, we feel they are tightly connected to us, and they will support us. That is what “being there� for someone really means. Relationship therapy helps people get close to each other and gain the personal insight they need to live their best lives together. We will focus on personal growth and insight — so that when you ask your loved one, “Are you there for me?� you can trust that the answer is “yes.� Hours: I welcome your contact. Please call for an appointment.

Dale M. Karp, L.C.S.W.

Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapist

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rom its launching in 1951 and continuing through the present day, Israel Bonds has played a unique role in Israel’s rapid expansion from struggling agrarian nation to global economic powerhouse. Now, with our new ofďŹ ce at 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, as well as online, it’s easier than ever to support your very own personal bond with Israel. Celebrate a newborn, a bar or bat mitzvah, a wedding or other special occasion with a gift of Israel bonds beginning at $36, with a choice of eMitzvah bonds, Mazel Tov bonds or other offerings. Proceeds realized through the sale of Israel bonds have helped cultivate the desert, build transportation networks, create new industries, resettle immigrants and increase export capability. Today, investing in Israel bonds supports a nation of extraordinary innovation that continues to push the boundaries of modern technology. Since the birth of Israel Bonds in a crowded conference room in Jerusalem’s King David Hotel, the organization’s ensuing success has been remarkable — securing worldwide sales of more than $34 billion, facilitating the rapid development of Israel’s economy and building a global partnership with Israel. Whether to generate income, save for the future or diversify, our investment options enable you to select an Israel bond speciďŹ c to your personal ďŹ nancial goals. Israel bonds are a safe, reliable investment, never missing a principal or interest payment in 61 years. Stop in today to discuss how Israel Bonds can help you meet those goals or call us at 800-720-4743. Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday to 3 p.m.

Cynthia Blustein, David Pasternack and Sharon Zukof


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Christine Kim, O.D.; Roy S. Chuck, M.D., Ph.D.; David C. Gritz, M.D., M.P.H.; Robert M. Schwarcz, M.D. and Prabjot Channa, M.D. (Not pictured): Jeffrey S. Schultz, M.D. and Norman B. Medow, M.D.

Your eyes. They watch. They irt. They smile. They cry. They hold the most important moments of your life. So when they need care, trust your vision to only the best — the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at MonteďŹ ore, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. We are a dynamic team of doctors and researchers recognized for developing treatments that raise the standard of adult and pediatric ophthalmologic care. The beneďŹ ciaries of this research and innovation are our patients. In addition to treating common eye disorders, we have revolutionized the management of glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, ocular cancers and other debilitating conditions. Our physicians are among the top Lasik doctors in the country, and our modern facilities feature advanced technology for safe and efďŹ cient procedures. We also offer comprehensive cosmetic services including eyelid enhancement. At MonteďŹ ore, we take the time to treat each patient with expertise, respect and the kind of care we would want for our own families. We value your time and your comfort. We are sensitive to your needs. You are our highest priority. Get a new perspective. Please call for appointments.

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(Standing): Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW; Jacob Pine, LMSW and Sara Oppenheim, CHt. (Seated): Tara L. Brass, M.D.; Erin Cohen, LCSW-R and Irene S. Miller, LCSW-R, CASAC, CPP

While disordered eating may begin as a means to control some aspects of your life, those very thoughts and behaviors may end up controlling you. At Metro Behavioral Health Associates Eating Disorders Centers (MBHA), we understand that recovery is a complex process. Our specialists have devoted their professional training to the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and everything in between. Since no two cases have exactly the same causes or symptoms, the ideal recovery plan for each patient is unique. “Eating disorders don’t emerge overnight,â€? says MBHA Founder and Executive Director Jennie Kramer, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. “We take a ‘no stones unturned’ approach, so we can get to the root causes and effect gradual change. After all, you can’t take away behaviors if you don’t replace them with other strategies.â€? MBHA begins with a comprehensive psychosocial evaluation, followed by the development of an individually designed treatment plan. The center’s services include individual, family and group psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, nutritional counseling, hypnotherapy and creative arts therapy, to name a few. If you know someone who may be struggling with an eating disorder, call us for a free telephone consultation today. OfďŹ ces in Scarsdale and Midtown NYC



The Harwood Building, Suite 512 3CARSDALEs -"(! EXT


entral Animal Hospital’s health care team brings unparalleled veterinary expertise to your furry family members. Together, our seven 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, — with links to Facebook, YouTube, and Pet Portal — where clients can request appointments, reďŹ ll 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.; Lester B. Sills, D.V.M.; Cheryl Gross, V.M.D.; Zsach Ben Adi, D.V.M.; Aura Truslow, D.V.M.; Donatella Hecht, V.M.D.; Jason Siegelheim, D.V.M. and Alison Abramson, V.M.D.

Central Animal Hospital

317 Ardsley Road (corner of Central Avenue), 3CARSDALEs 

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Matthew (Neal) Hibbert and Judy Levine

Brian McLaughlin

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.

Designer’s Corner


No matter your vacuum cleaner needs, All County Vacuum is your central source for cleaning solutions. All County Vacuum services, sells and supplies accessories for all major vacuum cleaner brands, including Hoover, Miele, Electrolux, Panasonic, and Eureka, among others. The shop also installs, sells and repairs built-in central vacuum systems. Built-in central systems are extremely popular for use in all size applications — both residential and commercial — from mobile homes to mansions. A central cleaning system is lighter, quieter and more powerful than a standard portable vacuum. It cleans better and more efficiently, filtering out even ultrafine particles. Because it vents outside the house, it keeps living areas cleaner. For all your home maintenance needs, talk to the home cleaning experts at All County Vacuum. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.





ounded in 1984 by firm principal Richard Behr, Richard Henry Behr Architect P.C. (RHBPC) — with offices in Scarsdale and Shelburne, Vt. — is an experienced master planning, educational, commercial and residential design firm. With nearly 40 years of experience, RHBPC has developed a reputation for planning and design for all types of challenging sites. RHBPC designs a broad range of mixed-use projects ranging from high-end custom single-family homes to large-scale multifamily and commercial developments. This diversity enables the firm to maintain a unique focus on broad master planning and approval issues, as well as specific architectural design and planning issues that come up in every project The firm advocates for the master planning approach for all projects — large and small — in order to fully realize the ambitions of the client and to better pave the way for future phases on the site. RHBPC also applies an iterative design approach to all projects, each of which is rigorously reviewed to ensure the most appropriate solution. The firm is committed to improving the relationship between architecture, occupants and the environment through the application of sustainable building principles in all areas of design. RHBPC is implementing sustainable techniques in diverse projects including new transit-oriented development, new and renovated single-family homes and new office space. Several of our staff are LEED Accredited Professionals and/or members of the U.S. Green Building Council. Contact Richard Henry Behr Architect P.C. to begin the discussion regarding your next project, no matter the size and scope.

Joseph Plofee, Richard Henry Behr and Mark Behr

Richard Henry Behr Architect, P.C.


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Maria Santa, Manuk Kirigian, Gary Holsten, Beth Warren, Stephen Lusardi and Sandra Daniels. (Not pictured): Lisa Schudy, Zadik and Gjok Anna Krosche

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.�

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The Holsten family invites you to celebrate our centennial. For 100 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 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 Nov. 23 to Dec. 24: Monday through Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 5:30 p.m., Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.



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Fein Interior Design is a full-service design ďŹ rm owned by Barbara Feinstein, Allied ASID, who has worked with clients in Westchester and Manhattan since 1999. Barbara, who was recently dubbed “The Mix Masterâ€? by Westchester Home magazine, has a unique, eclectic style; incorporating old and new, she creates designs that complement her clients’ homes. Whether an estate or a single room, all home interiors are executed within client timelines and budgets. B Fein has access to the ďŹ nest trade-only showrooms. Unlike a store, Barbara owes no loyalty to a particular furniture brand and maintains no inventory. Whether you’re planning a new home, or your existing space is just “not working,â€? Barbara can provide the expert guidance to transform your space into a workable, comfortable, beautiful home. Services offered include space planning, redesign, project management/coordination with architects and contractors, paint color selection, custom furniture (including her private-label upholstery line) and custom window treatments. A professional designer understands the enormous array of decisions to be made — from wainscots to window treatments, cabinet hardware to carpet. Barbara’s eye for striking quality fabrics and beautiful furniture ensures your project is unique and exclusive. By appointment only. Contact B Fein Interior Design for a design consultation.

Barbara Feinstein, Allied ASID, owner



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Carol Mencher, owner

Sam Jr. and Sam Sr.

Treasure Hunters is embarking on its 38th 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 ďŹ rst-class mailing to more than 2,000 private customers — plus stafďŹ ng 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.

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 certiďŹ ed 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.

Treasure Hunters Estate & Tag Sales Inc.





or more than 50 years, The Esplanade Senior Residence, family-owned and -operated, has been serving seniors. The Esplanade Senior Residence provides a supportive, safe, friendly environment with dedicated staff. Services include three kosher meals served daily in our elegant dining room, daily housekeeping and an extensive cultural and recreational program, including computer classes and exercise programs. Our fully furnished apartments are among the largest in the industry and are equipped with electronic lock systems and a 24-hour emergency call system, as well as indoor parking and a 24-hour concierge. For residents who require nursing services there is an on-site licensed home health care agency to provide customized care packages to meet their individual needs. Physician, physical therapy and social worker ofďŹ ces are also on-site. Please call to schedule a tour at your convenience (weekend tours available).

Sy, Carrey, Miriam, Julius, Dorothy, Herb and Freida



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Leslie Lief and Charlie Aronowitz

Christopher P. Stephens

Louisa and Christopher Stephens take pride in the 40,000 books that ďŹ ll 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,â€? 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 ďŹ rst editions, old and rare books, signed and inscribed books, ďŹ ne leather sets, early printed books, and Americana. Browse mystery and science ďŹ ction, 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

Your sense of security, at home or business, is of utmost importance. Sonitec Fire, Security & Video, a solutions-oriented company, provides a full range of services locally and throughout the U.S. There is just one way to put it: The Sonitec way. Our business is protecting your family and business. Sonitec’s customized systems give you peace of mind, through accessibility 24/7, 365 days a year, from home or business, remotely through smartphone and tablet. Sonitec offers monitored systems for access control, ďŹ re and burglar and CCTV surveillance. We also provide intercoms, emergency elevator and campus call systems, automatic gates, garage door operators, security doors, locksmith services and safes and vaults. We have a full working showroom in our Mount Vernon facility. Our certiďŹ ed, bonded and licensed employees pass background investigative screening. We provide live call-answering, with no complex automated system, as well as free

 24-hour technical assistance and emergency response. Call Sonitec for a no obligation site sur vey, free of charge. 


22 W. Lincoln Avenue Mount Vernon  s  3/.)4%#

Ken Cohn and George Djonovic

Rufed Feathers Gourmet Rotisserie, the popular takeout spot, is now entering its 21st 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 ďŹ let mignon. They also have oversized grilled chicken breast and skinless fried chicken, which is low in both cholesterol and fat but high in avor. 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 Rufed Feathers include homemade coleslaw, kasha varnishkas (that would make grandma proud), rice pudding, mĂŠlange of roasted vegetables, purĂŠe 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. Rufed 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.

75 Garth Road 3CARSDALEs 

Dale Longworth

Since 1997, Dale Longworth and her lice removal business have been successful in treating and removing head lice from thousands of clients throughout the New York metro area. Her business is considered the No. 1 leading head lice removal service with the most affordable prices in Westchester County. Dale, the original lice removal expert of Dobbs Ferry from Westchester, and her staff have a total of 25 years of experience in the removal of head lice and their eggs. They are knowledgeable, kid-friendly and successful in treating head lice and making them go away using all-natural, “go green,� chemical-free products. Dale’s services are 100 percent satisfaction guaranteed, available seven days a week and highly recommended by doctors and school nurses throughout Westchester. Dale employs traveling technicians, and clients can either visit her or the staff will come to you. Hours: By appointment only, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Eileen, Phyllis and Lisa

Shop the coolest kids’ and young adults’ store in town! Neil’s carries active clothing and accessories for toddlers through teen. 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 2013 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. 'OLDEN(ORSESHOEs7ILMOT2OAD 3CARSDALEs  ."EDFORD2OAD -T+ISCOs  7ILLIS!VENUE !LBERTSONs   9AMATO2OAD "OCA2ATON &,s  

(Front): Ana Hall and Allison Dammann, StefďŹ Nossen master class students. (Back): Annie Doss, teacher

Experience the joy of dance at our convenient White Plains studios. Westchester’s dance destination since 1937, we offer modern, ballet, jazz, tap and hip-hop. Whether you are a serious, technical dancer or simply enjoy moving to music, StefďŹ Nossen School of Dance provides an ideal environment for dancers from preschool to high school, from master classes to Moving Wheels for dancers with special needs. Most classes feature live music accompaniment. Named 2011 Best Kids Dance Classes by Westchester magazine, our supportive, professional faculty has nurtured four generations of Westchester dancers’ development — of body, mind, spirit and character. Join us for a Choreography Showcase on Saturday, Nov. 17; try unlimited classes during our free week of dance open house from Jan. 7 to 12; and bring your group to a free performance (April 4 and 5) — an opportunity for disadvantaged and disabled children and adults to enjoy a live dance performance. Please visit www.stefďŹ or call 328-1900 to learn more about class schedules, faculty, outreach and ďŹ nancial aid.


216 Central Park Avenue 7HITE0LAINSs 


he tri-state authority of fresh ďŹ sh since 1981, Rick Ross’ Eastchester Fish Gourmet was named Westchester magazine’s “Best of Westchesterâ€? and “Best of the Decade.â€? Simply put, Rick’s expertise is purchasing the ďŹ nest ďŹ sh, and that’s what makes Eastchester Fish Gourmet so different. He buys only the best and fanciest ďŹ sh available. Our market’s expert staff focuses on personal service, custom-readying each order — whether it’s ďŹ lleting or butterying whole ďŹ sh 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, parmesan-encrusted 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 cauliower to whole, simply grilled ďŹ sh. 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, ďŹ sh market and catering to-go, visit www.eastchesterďŹ Hours: Market open seven days. Restaurant serves dinner seven days a week; lunch Thursday and Friday.

David Kurdys, restaurant manager; Michael Lubin, retail ďŹ sh store manager; Arsenio Flores, chef and Rick Ross, owner



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Veronica Lago, student in MCW’s honors program

Christine Lebowitz and Renee Laverdiere, owner

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 ďŹ nd exactly what you’re looking for, whether it’s the correct pointe ďŹ ttings 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.

For more than 80 years, Music Conservatory of Westchester (MCW), a community music school and performing arts campus, has been a leader in arts education in the greater Westchester region. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in high-quality programs that cultivate lifelong learning and a sense of community through the joy of music making. MCW has an experienced and dedicated teaching faculty of 85 performing artists from across the New York metropolitan area. MCW is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. Private instruction is offered in all instruments and voice. In addition, MCW offers music therapy, chamber music and ensembles, and classes in music skills, music theory, musical theatre, jazz, rock and pop. The Music Therapy Institute has been the largest provider of professional music therapy services in the Westchester region, working with more than 2,000 children and adults each year. Individual and group sessions are offered in dedicated studios at the Conservatory and at partner locations across the county.

216 Central Park Avenue 7HITE0LAINSs



ock Island Sound, a unique destination where you can purchase a new guitar, get your old one ďŹ xed, and take lessons — all in one place — was voted by Westchester magazine Best of Westchester for guitar retail and repair. owner and founder, Paul Bessolo, whose passion for music inuenced him to open his ďŹ rst store in Rye in 2005 — followed by two additional locations in Tarrytown — has more than 25 years experience as a professional musician and instructor. Browse Rock Island’s large selection of new and used vintage, electric, acoustic, classical, and bass guitars, then explore the extensive accessories department ďŹ lled with amps, effects, strings, picks, cables, straps, books and more. The experts at Rock Island will help you ďŹ nd the perfect guitar, and will beat any local competitor’s price. Paul also offers private, semi-private and group lessons in guitar, piano, bass, violin, drums, vocals, banjo and ukelele, as well as band and orchestra instruments. Twice a year, Rock Island Sound students are given the opportunity to showcase their talents and perform in a band on a real stage. Rock Island Sound also provides band and orchestra instrument rentals; a wide variety of high-quality instruments are available at all locations.

Paul Bessolo



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(Seated): Barry Gimpel, Drew Chernoy, Everrod Bennett, Janee Blackwell, David Raizen, president; Michael D’moia, Emily Raizen, Tom Bavaro, Jan Rosell and Linda Titto. (Standing): Demah Thrower, Kevin Warnock, Tristan Pennicott, Nicole Pencola, Clarissa Ocasio, Jumy Rivers, Virginia Cepin, Liz Pryor, Angelo Corradino, Scott Dellarocca, Pablo Garcia, Andrea Prewitt and Christina Firmin. (Second row): Dan Cesareo, Ivorine Darwish, Jonathon Agosto, Kimberly Smith, Sharon Taylor, Danielle Santini, Dan Jimenez, Risha Gibbs and Karen Richardson. (Back): Daria Ferrara, Frank Baker, Victor Seff, Chris Swallen, Nick Cutignola, Chris Guarente, Phil Porpora, Jay Alexander, Vinny Vretenicic, Chris Anderson and Jim Vogel

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