Westchester Magazine September 2014

Meet Ardsley's Aston George Taylor, Jr.—AKA, Hot 97’s DJ Funkmaster Flex

The continued success of Funkmaster Flex, a hip-hop icon for the last quarter-century, is a study in staying on top despite an increasingly fickle cultural consciousness.

Nick Hand’s Conversations On The Hudson Shows Westchester’s Hipster Subculture

A new book proves Hudson Valley dwellers were into the artsy lifestyle before it was cool.

Do Places Like Starbucks, Panera, And Five Guys Really Have “Secret Menus?”

Fast-food chains might have more to offer if you know how to ask (hint: search online).

Emmy Winner Rip Torn’s DUI Debacles

Judging the county’s affair with high-profile lawbreakers.

New York & Connecticut’s Top Rock Climbing Destinations (Within Two Hours Of Westchester)

It’s high time to start your rock climbing adventures and join the hoards picking up the sport.
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Peter Kelly Opens Teaching Kitchen Inside Hudson Valley Hospital Center

A newly inaugurated learning space in the Hudson Valley hospital brings classes, a farmers’ market, and locally source food to hospital patients and staff.

The Great Parking Pass Scam Of Westchester

An absurdly simple scheme netted three county employees nearly $200K—then they got caught.

Westchester’s Best Events, Outings, Concerts, And Comedy In September

Articles Editor Marisa LaScala’s favorite reasons to get out of the house this month.

Behind The Scenes At Neri’s, Port Chester’s Biggest Bakery

For over 100 years, Neri’s has been making top-quality baked goods from scratch and serving them across New York. This month we got the inside scoop on the inside workings of this Westchester staple.

From Linda Lovelace To Mohansic State Insane Asylum, We Answer Your Westchester Questions

Tom Schreck investigates Linda Lovelace’s Westchester lineage, an asylum averted in Yorktown Heights, and Victoria Swanson’s Croton-on-Hudson play palace.
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Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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