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Where to Shop This Small Business Saturday

Westchester Magazine, Dave Zucker


Assuming you survive travel, your family, and your own bodyweight in seasonal treats, you are now thoroughly fortified to brave the cold, early morning streets in what has become a capitalistic tradition roughly akin to the Running of the Bulls: Black Friday.


White Plains Launches Census Web Page

The City of White Plains has officially launched its WHITE PLAINS COUNTS: 2020 CENSUS web page. This page provides basic information about the Census for residents as well as links to further information. The page also talks about the City's Complete Count Committee, which has been formed to help increase awareness about the census and encourage all residents to participate in it. This web page will continue to be updated to provide residents with up-to-date information about what the city is doing to prepare for the 2020 census and ensure that all residents are counted. 


White Plains Honors Veterans at Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

White Plains, NY – November 7, 2019.   The City of White Plains annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 on the front steps of City Hall, 255 Main Street, at 10:30 a.m.


The event is organized each year by the Mayor’s Veterans Committee and will feature keynote speaker Walter J. Brady, a Vietnam Veteran.  This year, the Mayor’s Veterans Committee, is recruiting Active Duty and Retired Veterans to join the city’s advisory board. This group helps plan and organize Veteran events and activities in White Plains.

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.