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Restaurants seeks fed funds to stay alive; White Plains, Yonkers BIDs offer support

Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, Peter Katz, December 14, 2020

With a sharp increase in the number of Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths nationwide and Congressional action on a new economic stimulus package stalled, the National Restaurant Association described the industry being in “free fall” with 10,000 establishments closing in three months.

The Mitchell looking for fall 2021 opening after Covid stops and starts

Westfair Communications, Peter Katz, August 2, 2020


After some delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic, construction again is in high gear on The Mitchell, a project by Lennar Multifamily Communities LLC (LMC) on properties carrying the addresses of 9 Mitchell Place and 131 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains.

More Westchester restaurants open: 14 to check out plus 8 more coming

Lohud, Jeanne Muchnick, October 12, 2020

Pivoting and reinventing have been the modus operandi for many chefs and restaurant owners since the pandemic began. And while the Hudson Valley has seen its share of closures — we've counted close to 30 since March across Westchester and Rockland —there are just as many openings, 37 by our count with more on the way.

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Good reviews, Indian food and an American success story

Westfair Communications, Peter Katz, February 16, 2020


When Mahammad Alam came to the U.S. in 1995 he had no idea that he’d become an entrepreneur and, with others, wind up running a miniconglomerate of three Indian restaurants in Westchester.


Former Pavilion site dormant; The Mitchell ready to rise in White Plains

Westfair Communications, Peter Katz, February 3, 2020


It will be at least another year before construction begins in earnest on the mixed-use project planned by Lennar Multifamily Communities for the site of the former Pavilion Mall in White Plains, Greg Belew, LMC’s divisional president for the New York tristate area, told the Business Journal.


Here's What to Do on the Perfect Day Trip to White Plains

Westchester Magazine, Samantha Garbarini


It’s not just shopping centers and raucous bar crawls that entertain in the county seat. The arts, international eateries, and boutique shopping comprise a dynamic Downtown that deserves a full day, an open mind, and an empty stomach.


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