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Looking for lower Westchester liquor stores with low prices, good selection

My local guy is great at finding really good wines that are reasonable. And Yes, they are not your run of the mill wineries. Great finds. Mike owns the grape exchange.

Sep 18, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Westchester - Brunch for 50-75 people - not terribly expensive but nice

The problem you are going to have is that you really need a private space and that cost an extra 20%+. Bar and taverns will give you a great deal in WP but the food and service leaves you wanting more.. And Sunday morning is not the time to be there. If you know what I mean. You will probably need an American restaurant with a private room.

Jun 25, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

BRIDGE VIEW TAVERN, SLEEPY HOLLOW NY

BVT has a great beer selection and much of the staff is just as great. They have become very popular in their first year. Which is a good and bad. Their food is good tavern fair. They are not pretending to be anything but a good to great tavern. It all depends on how you like your BEER! I like my beer hand crafted with great taste. With that said they could have taken it up a notch. I still like the place.

Jun 25, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Wedding Venue - Request for Help???

Bear Mountain has a new owner and chef. Chef Mike comes from Westchester Country Club. He started 6 months ago.
Westchester has a bunch of options for weeding v enues.Try off season and fridays for a good deal good. Under a 100 will be a challange.

Jun 14, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

50th Anniversary Party

Are you looking for a private or semi-private? Indoor or outdoor?

Jun 09, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Where to eat in Montauk/Amgansett? Please help.

Try Rowdy Hall in East Hampton or for some fun and good BBQ try Turtle Crossing.

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Rowdy Hall
10 Main St Ste B, East Hampton, NY 11937

Turtle Crossing
221 Pantigo Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937

Jun 06, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Defiant Brewery Ribs Pearl River

Michele,
Since I love Capt Lawerance's beer and tasting room I was excited about visiting Defiant. I've been trying to go for months. I finally got there last month. Want a disappointment! Maybe it was an off night for them. The bar was full of dirty glasses. It took us 10 minutes to get a beer. We asked for a sample and were told no! NOT the frienldiest place I've been.The whole place was dirty and it just seem unorganized. If your looking for great beer and bar food try Peekskill Brewery, Bridgeview Tavern, Tap House , Lazy Boy or Jack Black.

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Peekskill Brewery
55 Hudson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566

The Tap House
16 Depot Square, Tuckahoe, NY 10707

May 29, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Best of the Hamptons?

A local favorite is Rawdy Hall in East Hampton. It's down the alley by the movie theater.
The Laundry is now on the main highway in Amagansette in the old Farm House just dow the street from the Turtle Crossing.

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Turtle Crossing
221 Pantigo Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937

Farm House Restaurant
2 Central Plz, Ilion, NY 13357

May 26, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Nessa - Port Chester

I agree it has a city cafe vibe to it. With that said, it was to loud for dinner. But is was good for drinks and a light dinner.

May 26, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

White Plains for lunch

Are walking or driving? How much time do you have?

May 10, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Best Espresso in Southern/Central Westchester?

No qestion coffee labs in tarrytown or Slave to the grind in bronxville.

May 04, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Restaurant venues for wedding (ceremony and reception)

Try a some different spots like an art gallery at westchester arts in white plains. You take some responsibility if you get you own liqour. Maybe Greenburg nature center. I went to a donor cocktail party there. The bald eagles were cool.

May 04, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

need a party space for about 150 people on a saturday night in westchester.

Club fit is start to do large events. They just did a overhaul of their cafes.
SUNY purchase is different. They have a black out room.

May 04, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

Pepe's Pizza Yonkers Location

Pepe's does a good job on their unique style of pizza. If you like the sort of pie. Sometimes I do, more often I don't. But it's not bad. They could have done a better job of the interior.

May 03, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)

The Cookery in Dobbs Ferry

Small, loud ,very busy and built up but definitely worth it. Not only do they have a great twist on their menu ,they actual care about having a twist to their beers and wine selection.

May 03, 2010
Charlie B in New York State (exc. NYC)