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Scarsdale Forum Committee Releases Report on 2014 and 2016 Property Tax Revaluations

Scarsdale Forum Committee Releases Report on 2014 and 2016 Property Tax Revaluations

Following years of controversy in Scarsdale about two property tax ...

Fall off the Bone BBQ and More at Smokehouse Tailgate Grill

Fall off the Bone BBQ and More at Smokehouse Tailgate Grill

With the warm days of summer upon us, we think of barbecues and gri...

Wrongfully Convicted Man Freed as a Result of Scarsdale Grad's Work

Wrongfully Convicted Man Freed as a Result of Scarsdale Grad's Work

Sam Hershey SHS'01 A 2001 Scarsdale High School graduate made headlin...

Melissa Feinberg Hired as Assistant Principal at Fox Meadow School

Melissa Feinberg Hired as Assistant Principal at Fox Meadow School

Assistant Superintendent Drew Patrick announced that the district h...

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Hold the Bagels and More Retail News

Bagels4Bagels and More in Hartsdale is closed.... but just for two weeks while they repair the shop. I saw their windows covered in paper and hoards of workmen at the site and feared the worst. But fortunately it looks like they are doing some infrastructure work and promise to re-open on Saturday August 5. They'll be back soon and in the meantime we can all lose a few pounds.

Over on Central Avenue, the former A&P is undergoing a major transformation from supermarket to super fitness center. They are soon to the be site of 24 Hour Fitness, a workout site that will offer fitness classes, individual training and enough equipment to accommodate many customers at one time. The building is 30,000 square feet and has ample parking.fitness

24 Hour Fitness is one of over 400 centers owned by the company that is headquartered in San Ramon, California. They already have locations in Yonkers and Nanuet that open early and close late in the evening to accommodate everyone's schedule. Check them out here:

On a happy note – it turns out that Sprainbrook Nursery, one of a vanishing breed of independent nurseries, never closed. They were exploring a deal to sell the property to become the site of a nursing home, but when that failed to come to fruition, they decided to remain in operation.

Sprainbrook Nursery has been owned by the Krautter family since 1944. Al Krautter, an Edgemont native told me that in his day, the Seely Place School went from K-10 grade and then Edgemont students went on to complete high school at Scarsdale High School. He was in the class of 1954 at SHS, the last graduating class before Edgemont built their own high school.

AlKrautterBack to Sprainbrook Nursery: The upper portion of the property – including the greenhouses survived a fire in September, 2015 and Krauter reports that they used the greenhouses to grow flowers and vegetables organically. They are now holding a sale where if you buy a dozen you get a dozen free.

Here's the deal:

Buy a flat of peat pots and get one flat free
Buy a dozen 4 ½" pots and get a dozen free.
Buy a hanging basket and get one free.

Sprainbrook is open Monday through Saturday from 8 to 5:30 pm and Sunday from 9 to 4:30.

Sprainbrook Nursery
448 Underhill Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-2382

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Historic Mid-century Home is Back on the Market in Fox Meadow

Historic Mid-century Home is Back on the Market in Fox Meadow

(Updated July 11, 2018)  After being denied permission to tear it down, the owners of a Mid-century Modern home at 8 Overlook Road i...

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Around Town

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Gun and Vape Shops: Should They Be Permitted in Scarsdale? And If So, Where?

Gun and Vape Shops: Should They Be Permitted in Scarsdale? And If So, Where?

The Law Committee on the Board of Trustees met on Tuesday to deliberate on proposed changes to the zoning of gun and vape shops in Scarsd...

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Neighborhood News

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Scarsdale Forum Committee Releases Report on 2014 and 2016 Property Tax Revaluations

Scarsdale Forum Committee Releases Report on 2014 and 2016 Property Tax Revaluations

Following years of controversy in Scarsdale about two property tax revaluations in 2014 and 2016, a committee of the Scarsdale Forum stud...

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On Our Minds

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Wrongfully Convicted Man Freed as a Result of Scarsdale Grad's Work

Wrongfully Convicted Man Freed as a Result of Scarsdale Grad's Work

Sam Hershey SHS'01 A 2001 Scarsdale High School graduate made headlines this week for his success in freeing a man who had been wrongfully c...

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On Our Radar

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Doing Business in Today's China

Doing Business in Today's China

A lot has changed since my first trip to China 31 years ago. Back then, I was an international banking officer covering Asia. I used a ma...

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Parenting

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Melissa Feinberg Hired as Assistant Principal at Fox Meadow School

Melissa Feinberg Hired as Assistant Principal at Fox Meadow School

Assistant Superintendent Drew Patrick announced that the district has hired an assistant principal for Fox Meadow School. Melissa Feinber...

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Village Voices

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50th Anniversary Celebration at the Scarsdale Pool this Weekend

50th Anniversary Celebration at the Scarsdale Pool this Weekend

The Scarsdale Pool Complex will celebrate their 50th Season with a variety of festivities this weekend! All Scarsdale residents are invit...

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Shout it Out

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Police Use Phone Alert System In An Effort To Locate Missing Man

Police Use Phone Alert System In An Effort To Locate Missing Man

On July 11, police Scarsdale Police used “A Child is Missing Alert Program,” in an effort to locate a missing elderly man. The program ge...

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School News

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Board of Ed Elects New Leaders and Approves Synthetic Turf for Butler Field

Board of Ed Elects New Leaders and Approves Synthetic Turf for Butler Field

The 2018-19 Board of Education: Left to Right: Bill Natbony, Alison Singer, Nina Cannon, Scott Silberfein, Chris Morin, Pam Fuehrer and L...

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Schools

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Where are the Kindergartners? School District Experiencing Enrollment Dip

Where are the Kindergartners? School District Experiencing Enrollment Dip

If current trends hold, the Scarsdale School district may have the lowest enrollment in the last ten years when school opens in September...

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The Goods

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Lulu's Cake Boutique Creates Life-Sized Replica of Marilyn Monroe

Lulu's Cake Boutique Creates Life-Sized Replica of Marilyn Monroe

Lulu¹s of Scarsdale was recently called on to create the centerfold for this year¹s Edible Hudson Valley #Foodporn themed edition. Never ...

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Real Estate

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Real Estate: Home Sales Figures for the First Half of 2018

Real Estate: Home Sales Figures for the First Half of 2018

The number of home sales is off for the first half of the year in both Scarsdale and Edgemont.

Reports show that in the Scarsdale School D...

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Today's News

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Police Report: Accidents Abound: Camp Bus Hit Head-on; Motorcyclist Knocked from Bike; Car Strikes Fox Meadow Road Garage

Police Report: Accidents Abound: Camp Bus Hit Head-on; Motorcyclist Knocked from Bike; Car Strikes Fox Meadow Road Garage

Collision of a car and a bus on Fenimore Road on Friday

On July 6, a bus carrying children from Camp Mohawk was involved in a traffic acci...

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Arts and Entertainment

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Fall off the Bone BBQ and More at Smokehouse Tailgate Grill

Fall off the Bone BBQ and More at Smokehouse Tailgate Grill

With the warm days of summer upon us, we think of barbecues and grilled treats. Enjoy the taste of bbq without the fuss of preparing it y...

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People

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Changing of the Guard at Fox Meadow School

Changing of the Guard at Fox Meadow School

The Scarsdale School District is wasting no time filling two unexpected vacancies at Fox Meadow Elementary School.

In June, both Principal...

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