Barley and the Chocolate Factory

Notes from the Tasting Room at Capt. Lawrence Brewery in Elmsford The beauty of the brewery tour, whether it’s Guinness in Dublin or Heineken in Amsterdam, or Captain Lawrence right here in Westchester, is that it’s a day at the brewery--plus an education. You walk out not only having sampled some of the freshest beer you’ll ever taste, but you’ve nourished your intellectual curiosity as well. It is...

12 Apr 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Westchester.gov Web Sites Seem to be Working

Several of the Westchester.gov Web sites run by the County seem to be back up--at least sporadically-- after being hacked Friday. The hacker’s message poked fun at the county’s computer security, saying “Security is a joke! Your box owned by Mr.XHat Greets To: All Underground Hackers & Mafia Bands.” The sites were those of Several of Westchester County’s offices, including those for the district...

03 Apr 7:06 AM 0 Read More...

Polls Open Until 9:00 pm

Voters in 15 villages in Westchester go to the polls today to elect local offices. Contested elections in (alphabetically) Buchanan, Irvington, Pleasantville, Scarsdale, Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown. Elections are uncontested in Briarcliff Manor, Bronxville, Elmsford, Hastings-on-Hudson, Larchmont, Pelham, Pelham Manor, Rye Brook and Tuckahoe. Find out who’s running: Visit LoHud.com’s Village Elections 20...

20 Mar 2:25 PM 0 Read More...

Happy Hour at Westchester's Brewery

It's a little early to start drinking. But let's just blame this whole wacky day on the Ides of March...   It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, as the adage goes—shorthand for, let’s put this lame workday behind us and go get a drink somewhere. In fact, it’s 5 o’clock right here in central Westchester—all the more reason to move on to the next, and way more fun, stage of the day. Happy Hour. The ...

15 Mar 12:17 PM 0 Read More...

Notes from the Tasting Room at Westchester's Brewery

Our friend Mike Malone blogging over at the Captain Lawrence Brewery in Elmsford: T.S. Eliot wrote that April is the cruelest month, but let’s be honest—most-miserable-month honors go to March. Football is over, and baseball hasn’t yet begun. March Madness, its snappy moniker notwithstanding, is really more of an April thing. GOP hopefuls dominate the news cycle, but do any of us really find Super Tuesday ...

06 Mar 2:00 PM 0 Read More...