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Popular Restaurant Opens New Location In White Plains

White Plains Daily Voice, Nicole Valinote, September 15, 2021


A popular restaurant opened a new location this summer in Westchester County.

Cravin Jamaican Cuisine opened its White Plains location in August. The owners also operate a restaurant in Ossining. 

The new restaurant is located at 74 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains.

The eatery offers a number of lunch and dinner dishes, including oxtail, veggie stew, curry chicken, and more.

Guests can also order sides of jerk chicken, cabbage and mac and cheese.


Stamford firm proposes to replace downtown White Plains retail building with apartments

Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, Peter Katz, September 14, 2021

A 134-unit six-story apartment building is being proposed to be built at 51 S. Broadway in White Plains. It would replace the one-story retail structure dating from about 1957 that  stands on the 1-acre site.

Stalled 400 unit White Plains luxury living project set to resume after bankruptcy case

Rockland/Westchester Journal News, David Propper, July 23, 2021


A stalled White Plains project that's expected to bring more than 400 luxury apartments to the city's downtown is going to restart next week, a member of the development team confirmed Friday.


The project stopped in early June after the initial contractor for the job, Katerra, filed for bankruptcy, a victim of the pandemic fallout, it said.


White Plains BID offers staycation itineraries as part of county tourism campaign

Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, Bridget McCusker, June 28, 2021


Westchester County recently launched a tourism campaign titled “Go Beyond Without Going Far,” through its Tourism and Film Office.


Westchester County launches 'Go Beyond Without Going Far' tourism campaign

News12, June 14, 2021



Westchester County is launching a new tourism campaign and it's highlighting White Plains as its first destination.


The "Go Beyond Without Going Far" campaign will feature places locally or in the tri-state and offer some options for a "stay-cation."


Actor Chazz Palminteri opens restaurant in White Plains

Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, Bridget McCusker, June 15, 2021



The latest addition to the White Plains dining scene is Chazz Palminteri Italian Restaurant and Pizza, now open at 264 Main St. in White Plains, at the former site of Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, which closed last summer.


Westchester County Executive Presents Local Business Owner with Certificate During Pop-Up Launch in White Plains, May 26, 2021


(White Plains, NY) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer presented Loola Doola Boutique owner Lauren Morris a certificate of recognition as she opened her doors on 187 Martine Avenue in White Plains. Part of “The Pop-Up,” the boutique will allow small businesses, online retailers and innovative concepts to take on brick and mortar space.


Best Wings In White Plains Named, Michael Woyton, May 11, 2021


WHITE PLAINS, NY — More than 16,300 wings were eaten over a four-week period and the winner has been announced


New hotel opens it doors in downtown White Plains

Westfair, Peter Katz, April 16, 2021


A new hotel is in the process of a phased opening at 3 Renaissance Square in downtown White Plains, where the Ritz-Carlton hotel had been located.


The new hotel is The Opus, Westchester, an Autograph Collection hotel. It’s managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, which operates more than 100 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada.