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White Plains BID Purchases Additional Solar-Powered Garbage Receptacle For Use Downtown



White Plains, NY – March 19, 2018In time for Earth Day, the White Plains Business Improvement District (“WP BID”) has purchased a Big Belly solar-powered garbage can for the City. The new receptacle will be installed in Renaissance Plaza near Mamaroneck Avenue.


ArtsWestchester Mural Coming to Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains

The Journal News, April 11, 2018, Richard Liebson


WHITE PLAINS - They're not painting the town red, but ArtsWestchester does plan to create a multi-colored mural on a stretch of Mamaroneck Avenue to celebrate its 20th anniversary on the thoroughfare.

MTA Metro-North Railroad Announces Renewal Project to Bring State of the Art Improvements to White Plains Station

Renovated Station Will Have Enhanced ADA Accessibility, Improved Safety and Technological Upgrades


MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that a full-scale renewal project that will bring state of the art improvements to the White Plains station is underway.

The project will give Metro-North customers a reimagined station, one that’s more accessible to all, safer, easier to navigate, and technologically up-to-date. The White Plains station has the third highest ridership in the Metro-North system, second only to Stamford and Grand Central Terminal.

Apartment Conversions Prop Up the White Plains Office Market

Wall Street Journal, Keiko Morris, April 8, 2018


After years of high availability rates and stagnant rents, the White Plains office market is getting a lift from a boom in apartment construction taking place in this city north of New York City.


Developers have been converting office buildings into rental apartments, in some cases demolishing and rebuilding new towers, aiming to draw younger workers and empty nesters to amenity-laden complexes close to shops, restaurants and the train station.


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!