NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle will mark the beginning of its 325th Anniversary year in 2013 with a ceremonial flag-raising on Monday, December 31 at 10AM at New Rochelle City Hall.Read more
New Rochelle Police chased a suspect and made arrest this morning in downtown New Rochelle after a man shoved a customer to the ground at the C-Town grocery store at 538 Main Street.
Witnesses say the man became angry after bringing store items to the check-out counter. The man shoved an uninvolved woman, knocking her to the ground. She had a minor injury to her knee. The man left the store. Police were notified and after a brief chase the man was apprehended near the old Almarc Drug Store on Memorial Highway.Read more
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Business leaders from across the region will be in New Rochelle on September 20 as the city, along with the Westchester County Association, welcomes developers, architects, entrepreneurs and commercial real estate brokers to learn why New Rochelle is an excellent place to do business and create the neighborhoods of the future.
A collaborative marketing effort, spearheaded by the Westchester County Association’s Blueprint for Westchester initiative, will give professionals involved in location decisions a firsthand look at New Rochelle’s many pro-business assets including its unparalleled location, diverse and talented workforce, fine quality of life, and proactive city government.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Business Improvement Program recently won a coveted $500,000 grant from the New York State Main Street Program which will allow the BID’s award-winning Façade Improvement Program and the restoration of historically significant buildings to continue in the downtown.
This is the third NYS Main Street grant obtained by the BID. This matching grant program has facilitated façade restorations of buildings representing more than 75 storefronts through the BID’s Façade Improvement Program, and, in buildings with vacant upper floor space, helped create more than 40 artist work studios through the BID’s Artist Spaces Program. With the new grant the BID plans to assist additional downtown properties representing more than 50 storefronts.
Furthermore the grant will enable the BID to create a new pedestrian space on a vacant City-owned parcel in the downtown.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If you want unique hand crafted jewelry, stylish vintage clothing, or modern furniture, come to downtown New Rochelle.
Among new businesses opening downtown are three unique boutiques:
Just Funki, a jewel of a jewelry store owned by gifted artist Rhonda Hamilton opened at 37 Division Street (in Avalon on the Sound East). More.
Sweet Preserves, a designer focused vintage clothing and jewelry store owned by designer and stylist Amy Coleman opened at 543 Main Street (Consign It on Main). More
City Life Concepts, a trendy contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories store owned by New York City furniture company CEO Harvey Jones opened at 41 Lawton Street. More.Read more