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GROW Your Business entreprenuership event hosted by WCC


The annual GROW Your Business conference is Westchester Community College’s signature entrepreneurship event.  GROW inspires and empowers entrepreneurs and business owners across the Hudson Valley. Attendees are able to:


Westchester County to host Small Business Marketing Workshop


Ever wonder how to best market your business? Join Westchester County on November 7, 2019 at 6pm at the Westchester County Center located at 198 Central Ave White Plains, NY and take part of an informative workshop with the Small Business Administration. Presenter Man-Li Lin will discuss marketing strategies and tactics. Learn about the SBA and how it can help your business grow. 


Koi Creative Space expands its coworking model to the ArtsWestchester building in White Plains

Ryan Doran outside the new suites. Photo by Bob Rozycki


Call it Koi 2.0.


Well, that’s how Ryan Doran refers to the fifth-floor suites that opened in early summer at the ArtsWestchester building on Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains.


2,700+ New Energy Saving Bulbs To Light Up City Parking Garages

In 2017 White Plains was designated a Clean Energy Community by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in recognition of its leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs, and driving clean energy locally. 


Moody's Reaffirms City of White Plains Aa1 Stable Rating

Moody's Investors Service has reaffirmed the City of White Plains Aa1 Stable tax rating. The City has maintained this rating since June 2013. Moody's specifically cited the City's "solid reserves and liquidity driven by conservative budget management and sound fiscal practices" in their decision to reaffirm the Aa1 Stable rating.


Brandwein Appointed White Plains BID Executive Director

White Plains Examiner, Neal Rentz, August 28, 2019


Early next month there will be the passing of the torch at the White Plains Business Improvement District.

Brittany Brandwein will become the new BID executive director, replacing Kevin Nunn, who told the BID board earlier in the year he wanted to leave the position because he wants to work part time.

Brandwein previously served as the BID’s director of events and business promotions.

Warrior brewer: Mike Chiltern is all chips in with his White Plains brewery and event space

Westchester County Business Journal, Bob Rozycki, August 25, 2019



Mike Chiltern says if you want the absolute freshest beer served to you in White Plains come over to his place — Wolf & Warrior on East Post Road.

And why does he say he has the freshest? His place has a brewery, which he and right-hand man Mark Ruggiero watch over like doting parents, just mere feet below the beer taps.

New Building Planned for Current White Plains YMCA Site

White Plains Examiner, Pat Casey, July 23, 2019



A new mixed-use building proposal with apartments and ground-level retail to replace the “falling down” structure currently housing the YMCA at 250 Mamaroneck Ave., in White Plains was met with unanimous approval during the July 16 meeting of the Planning Board.


Somebody once told me: Smash Mouth to perform free concert in White Plains

Lohud, Isabel Keane, July 2, 2019


WHITE PLAINS - Well the years start coming and they don't stop coming. 


Macy’s sells its site at Galleria in White Plains for $27M

Westchester County Business Journal, Peter Katz, June 10, 2019

Macy’s, which has been a fixture at the Galleria shopping mall in White Plains, has sold the site it occupies to the owner of the mall, WP Galleria Realty LP of El Segundo, California, for $27 million.

Macy’s held title to the property it has been occupying since it moved into the Galleria from its former standalone site at the corner of Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street, which eventually was torn down to make way for developer Louis Cappelli to build the City Center.