In the November issue of Chronogram, "Urban Proximity, Rural Escape" profiles the artistic and historical communities of Northern Westchester. Significant landmarks include the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah, established 65 years ago. Today their music events bring 25,000 people to the town. Buxton Cemetery in Bedford Village is a historic burial ground that dates back to 1788, adding to Westchester's deep sense of history. In Mount Kisco, the dining scene offers many progressive restaraunts including Mango Cafe, French American Bistro, and the Flying Pig Restaraunt. The photographs below were taken by Rob Penner in late October. Some of them did not appear in the print version of the article.
There is no finer iteration of the art of living well than life as it is lived in a classic Hudson Valley village. And there is no better way to experience the beauty of that art than by getting to know Rhinebeck, Red Hook, and Tivoli.