The Local Next Door: Westchester with Marcene Hedayati

Join Marcene Hedayati, Principal Broker at Corcoran Legends Realty, for a tour of her favorite spots in the Westchester County communities of Bronxville, Irvington, Tarrytown, and Briarcliff Manor — all just a train ride away from Manhattan.

Here are Marcene’s must-hits in Westchester:

Matthiessen Park, IrvingtonThis beautiful park is located along the Hudson River at the heart of the village. Amenities include a playground, barbecue pits, picnic tables, and a spray pool — bikes and scooters are allowed. | 1 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY 10533

Slave To The Grind, BronxvilleServing espresso drinks, light fare, and beans by the pound, this cozy neighborhood coffeehouse is not to be missed. | 58 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY 10708

The Flower Shop of Tryforos and Pernice, Bronxville — This beloved florist has been a part of Westchester since 1963. Turning beautiful flowers into extraordinary design combinations is something the Tryforos family has been doing for three generations, ever since the Tryforos brothers opened the doors of their first business in New York City at the turn of the 20th century. | 73 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY 10708

Stone Barns Center, Pocantico Hills The Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture is a nonprofit farm, education, and research center, located on 80 acres that were formerly part of the Rockefeller estate. The bucolic farm, which promotes sustainable, community-supported agriculture, is most notably home to the two-Michelin-starred Blue Hill at Stone Barns restaurant. | 630 Bedford Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591

March Boutique, Briarcliff Manor — After its opening in 2006, March Boutique was soon dubbed “a little bit of SoHo in Westchester” by Westchester Magazine — it has since been voted “Best Boutique” by its readers and editors on multiple occasions. | 1207 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

RiverMarket Bar & Kitchen, TarrytownThis Hudson Harbor eatery showcases local ingredients for true farm-to-fork New American fare, along with local craft drafts and biodynamic wine. There’s also a gourmet shop onsite. | 127 West Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591

Red Hat on the River, IrvingtonThis longtime steady-on-Hudson, located in the old boiler room of the Lord and Burnham greenhouse factory, serves New American fare in industrial-chic waterfront environs, replete with a roof bar surrounding the old smokestack. | 1 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY 10533

Main Street Sweets, TarrytownThis cozy confectioner, adorned with a mural of Tarrytown’s Main Street, dips up homemade ice creams, plus truffles and other sweets. | 35 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591

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