Category Archives: Tarrytown

Tarrytown Charging For Pinstriped Parking

Yankee fans have come to terms with spending upwards of $35 to park at the Stadium. The money, they know, goes toward the next eight year contract for a free agent star. But the Yankee parking fees have crept into … Continue reading

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Best Commuting Town Poll Not Necessarily Dead

So I’d sort of shelved the latest iteration of my every few years Best Commuting Town poll, as it appeared those Larchmont types were stuffing the ballot box–so game were they to retain their 2010 title. I did get a … Continue reading

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New Java Joints Coming to Westchester Stations

Perhaps catalyzed by Hawthorne’s plans to open a coffee shop in its own train station building, Metro-North is seeking tenants for four stations: Tarrytown, Ossining, Peekskill and Port Chester. “Each building is unique, each is centrally located in densely inhabited … Continue reading

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Gov Shows Tarrytown Love

Governor David Paterson stepped up on his stump across from Tarrytown station today to announce $39 mil worth of stimulus funds to be spent renovating the station. Some 2,800 riders use the Tarrytown station each day, many schlepping over the … Continue reading

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Metro-North Overhauling Tarrytown ‘Gem’

Metro-North is set to begin a $1.7 million overhaul on the Tarrytown train station along the Hudson. The work will include a new slate roof, gutters, canopy supports and reconstruction of three roof dormers that were removed decades ago.  The … Continue reading

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My Trip Home When the Harlem Line Was Out, Or, Putting the Tax in Taxi

I’d walked to Grand Central  Friday under a black cloud shaped like a Mohawk haircut; clear skies over the East River and the Hudson, angry thunderheads roofing the middle of Manhattan. I thought of potential dry spots to duck into along … Continue reading

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Screw That ‘Trainjotting Classic’ Crap, I’ve Got Something Fresh

It was the 6:33 to Southeast last night, a packed train. Somewhere between North White Plains and Valhalla, I was making my way toward the proper door to exit at Hawthorne. As I entered a new car, I came upon an … Continue reading

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