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Donate Your Old Shoes in White Plains This April

We all have them. An old pair of shoes (or two or three) lying on the floor somewhere in the back of our closets, getting dustier by the week. The City of White Plains is challenging residents to reach in to their closets – all the way to the very back – dig out those old dusty shoes, and donate them to a Citywide shoe recycling effort as part of the City’s celebration of Earth Day. This month-long green effort is underway and will culminate on April.

Metro-North to start renovations at White Plains station


Metro-North Railroad will start work on a $94 million renovation of the White Plains station on March 19 that the railroad said will make it “safer, brighter, cleaner and easier to navigate.”

Freebird Kitchen and Bar tempts White Plains diners with Southern style comfort food

The Journal News, Richard Liebson, February 22, 2018


After years of working at area restaurants and biding his time, Nick Fusco's patience paid off last year, when he was able to lease a space on the city's burgeoning Mamaroneck Avenue restaurant row.

"It was definitely about location," the 2001 Harrison High School graduate said. "Mamaroneck Avenue is a hot spot for restaurants."

Lennar Multifamily takes on two major White Plains developments

Westfair Communications, Ryan Deffenbaugh, February 22, 2018


With a newly launched office in Stamford, Lennar Multifamily Communities plans to focus more of its attention on the New York City metropolitan region. That will include two large-scale developments in downtown White Plains already approved by the city, one by Lennar that has been delayed for two years and another that just came under the company’s supervision.

City Of White Plains To Partner With Burbio - Innovative Calendar-Syncing Tool

Do you ever feel like it’s hard to keep track of the many interesting events happening in our White Plains community?  Now there’s a solution.  The City of White Plains is excited to announce that it is partnering with Burbio, a free online platform that aggregates community events into a central calendar resource.

The Top Burgers By Town: White Plains

Westchester Magazine; Julie H. Case, Andrew Dominick, Samantha Garbarini, John Bruno Turiano, Dave Zucker; January 30, 2018


Three White Plains BID restaurants made it to Westchester Magazine's list of best burgers by town!

White Plains on list of 100 best places to live

The Journal News, Jorge Fitz-Gibbon, January 24, 2018


White Plains is one of the 100 best places to live in America — again.

For the fifth straight year, the online marketing site livability.com rated the central Westchester city as one of the most inviting small cities in the country, thanks to its access to public transportation, recreational facilities and a thriving downtown.

GHP Office Realty sells White Plains office building for $9.6 million

Westfair Communications, Ryan Deffenbaugh, December 12, 2017


GHP Office Realty has sold its 7-11 S. Broadway property in downtown White Plains for $9.6 million.

7-11 South Broadway GHP Office RealtyThe buyer, Empire Residential LLC, a real estate company in Stamford, closed on the purchase in November, according to county property records.

Purchase College and WPBID Collaborate on Art in Vacant Spaces Project

Purchase, NY. December 12, 2017.

I'm Here by Kelly Mertz

For the third year in a row, Purchase College, SUNY’s School of the Arts has collaborated with the White Plains BID (Business Improvement District) to exhibit Art in Vacant Spaces, an innovative art project in empty storefronts in downtown White Plains.

Now Accepting Vendor Applications for New Year's Eve Spectacular 2017

The City of White Plains Recreation & Parks Department is now accepting applications from Vendors to sell Novelty Dry Good Items at the City’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular.  This free New Year’s Eve Celebration will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Main Street and includes DJ music, live band, ball drop and fireworks.

Vendor applications are available at the Recreation & Parks Administration Office, 85 Gedney Way, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

A limited number of permits will be issued upon receipt of a completed application and applicable permit fee.