From left, Liz Junior, Catherine Tammaro and Kelly Lieberman, James
Quigley’s sisters. Photos courtesy DanaSimonePhotography.com

Project REACH raises addiction awareness

Project REACH held its first annual REACH at the Beach event to raise awareness about addiction, and collect money for organizations that help treat people struggling with substance abuse. After losing their brother, James Quigley to addiction, Catherine Tammaro, Kelly Lieberman and Liz Junior started Project REACH to let other […]

From left, Kim Tamalonis, president and founder of Big Picture Foundation
and Jehanne Anabtawi, board member of Blossom Hill Foundation.
Photos courtesy blossomhill-foundation.org

Big Picture Foundation proves power of arts

With the summer in full swing, Kim Tamalonis, president and founder of Big Picture Foundation is working to challenge children in the local and global communities to come together through the arts.   Big Picture Foundation, BPF, is a nonprofit foundation that works with middle and high school students from […]

Fine art gallery opens new space
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Fine art gallery opens new space

When you have a lot of time on your hands, you might want to explore a passion that may turn into a new career. That’s what happened to Kenny Ackerman, the owner, founder and director of Ackerman’s Fine Art in Purchase, who opened the gallery in 2011. “There’s really nobody […]

One draw to Siegel Bros. Wine & Spirits has to be the Cruvinet, a system that keeps opened wine fresh for up to 45 days. Photo/Sibylla Chipaziwa
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3 bros. revive century-old family business

If you are looking for sustainable meats, or for one of the largest collections of bourbon and whiskey in Westchester, consider a visit to Siegel Bros. The joint food and alcohol venture, Siegel Bros. Marketplace and Wine & Spirits, opened last fall in two neighboring locations in downtown Mount Kisco, […]

Jonny Parks began
work recording
“The Portia LP” at
Frequency Recording
in fall 2015.
Photo/Taylor Brown

SUNY Purchase student releases first LP

Just a few days out of his first semester of senior year, singer-songwriter Jonny Parks released his fourth album, proving you can have the best of both worlds. Parks, who has been producing music since 2014, said that he’s successfully managed to find a balance between his academic studies and […]