Westchester Woman Wednesday: The Modern Babe

In these trying times, we are seeing businesses change each and every day.  Some are closing, some are thriving and some are doing what they've always done, making safer and better than ever.  Ashley Lucien and Isabella Valenti learned and adapted very quickly this fall

Communities Dining Together While Staying Apart

There is nothing I love more than a great story, especially when it involves women working with other women to support the businesses in their community.  In this time of serious crisis and uncertainty, it's the little things that get us through. While restaurants are

CryoFacial + CryoSlim + CryoToning

It's so hard to keep up with every new health and wellness trend.  There are fads that come and go but I really think this one is going to stick around.  Cryotherapy, but not the same as what we think of immediately, which is "the

914PopUps Westchester Warehouse Sale: March 8th

***Original Posting, March 7, 2019.  Reposting February 2020 to include 914PopUps March 8th Event.*** Save the Date for a sale that you won't want to miss.  On March 8th, 914PopUps is hosting a Westchester Warehouse Sale at The Coliseum in White Plains. Like any other event

Westchester Ninja Warriors

This week, we are lucky to have a guest blogger.  His name is Noel Reyes and after talking with him I realized there's no way I could write this one up on my own.  He's an accomplished American Ninja Warrior and he's brought "Westchester Ninja

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Hannah Fastov

  I'm a little early this month!  It usually takes me until closer to the end of the month to get my act together and get the Westchester Woman Wednesday post up, but for October I wanted it live before this woman's one year work-anniversary. Hannah Fastov

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Cristin Grogan

This month's Westchester Woman Wednesday is Cristin Grogan.  Among other things, Cristin is the founder and creator of DeskGlam, a subscription box that launched just over a month ago.   And she calls Westchester home.  In fact, she's a White Plains native, born and raised

Sk Studio Art Gallery Grand Opening

I recently discovered an incredibly talented artist.   Simone Kestelman, born and raised in Brazil, is new to Westchester and is really making her mark.  She's a lot of things;  an interior designer, installing custom pieces for your home and gallery owner that rivals the

Foodies of Instagram Top Picks (and pics)

Some of the best pics on Instagram are pics of food.   I never post what I cook and rarely post what I eat.   But I love looking at others pics.   I started following this food account and learned that it's created by

Drybar Comes to Westchester

Guess what Westchester… we have our very own Drybar! For those of us who are cult followers of this blow dry only salon, this is HUGE news. For those of you don’t know about DryBar… you’ll thank us! DryBar is a blow-dry only salon that

914PopUps Spring Fair: 3/19

  Save the Date! 914PopUps created by Sarah Schaeffer-Roth and Melissa Tomlin launches with its Spring Fair on Sunday, March 19 from 12-3 at Koi Creative Space in White Plains. Come discover vendors and workshops focused on wellness as we move into spring. Spring fashion, health, beauty products, food, personal and

Club Pilates Opening in Scarsdale

Meet Heather Rhyu.  She's a fellow Westchester mom who has recently decided to make the jump into being a small business owner, leaving her Finance job in the city, so she can have more time at home with her 3-year old daughter and 5-month old

Brush Calligraphy Workshop

  Between Paint Nite Parties and Adult Coloring Books, it's clear that artistic expression is an outlet for lots of women.  I started following these calligraphy accounts on Instagram recently.  More than I care to admit. I watch the videos and find them soothing to watch

Pizzeria Veloce

I was introduced to Pizzeria Veloce in White Plains by Melissa Tomlin a few weeks ago and since my first experience, I've been back many times.  This easy "go to" restaurant specializes in making artisanal personalized pizzas and salads to order with an amazing selection

Balducci’s Rye Brook Location is Now Open

Last month, we posted this article about Balducci's in Scarsdale, with the news of their second Westchester store opening in Rye Brook. http://www.emmawestchester.com/2017/01/14/balduccis-in-scarsdale-rye-brook-next/  Well, Rye Brook's location is open and it's amazing!   Shawna and I checked out their Grand Opening last week and it was everything

Trunk Shows at LOLA in White Plains

It's no secret that I love LOLA.  Since I discovered this boutique years ago, even before the opening on Mamaroneck Avenue, it was my go-to place for fashion finds and gift items. What I have noticed about LOLA over the years, is that they always

HOLIDAY SHOPFEST

This post needs very little text to accompany it.  If you want to shop for everyone on your list, you can do it at Melissa and Sarah's Holiday Shopfest on Monday, 12/5 in White Plains.   They've lined up amazing vendors and you're sure to