Rochambeau Wines & Liquors—Stocking both established and lesser-known wines and spirits, Rochambeau is one of New York State’s oldest (founded in 1933) post-Prohibition wine shops.
Tomatillo—The use of organic produce from nearby farms including Stone Barns and Hilltop Hanover has this Mexican restaurant billing itself as “farm-to-taco.”
PopShop Style—Clothing, jewelry, and accessories for women and girls including Sugarlips, Zenana, Vintage Havana, and Tresics brands
The Muzic Complex—Once a movie theater, this space is now a few music-related businesses sharing a single retail space—dance studio, performing arts school, instrument store, music studio, and lesson rooms.
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail—The aqueduct, a National Historic Landmark and park, was built from 1837 to 1842 and used to supply water from the Old Croton Dam to New York City. As the city grew, a larger aqueduct was built underground farther west, and the original aqueduct stopped delivering water in 1955.
Sushi Mike’s—No matter how many Pan-Asian or Japanese restaurants open, the oft-crowded Sushi Mike’s retains its status as one of the most popular county sushi joints.
The Brick Oven Pizza—A village staple for 20+ years, there’s pizza and pasta on one side and house-made ice cream on the other.
Cary’s Pharmacy—The oldest pharmacy in Westchester (1869) provides home delivery plus the attentive and personalized service big chains always chatter about in commercials.
The Rivertowns Enterprise—The hometown newspaper for four Rivertowns (Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, and Irvington), the Enterprise is published weekly (on Fridays) and has a circulation of 6,000.
Harper’s Restaurant & Bar—Look for progressive takes on beloved classics such as monkfish stew with house-smoked sausage; Hudson Valley duck breast with spiced hazelnut streusel; and rigatoni with braised cabbage, house-made sausage, and chiles. Don’t forget the back patio come warmer temps.
The Cookery—One of only a handful of restaurants that has received a four-star review from this magazine, Dave DiBari’s homage to home-cooked Italian meals puts distinctive spins on tried-and-true classics.
Dobbs Ferry Public Library—Known for its terrace with Hudson River views and clock tower, the village’s library moved to its current location at 55 Main Street in 2001 after 92 years at 153 Main Street.