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Bronxville Historical Conservancy to Host an Evening of Murder and Mayhem Saturday, October 20; Tickets Going Fast PDF Print Email

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By Suzanne Davis, Member, Board of Trustees, The Bronxville Historical Conservancy


Sep. 26, 2018:  In celebration of its 20th anniversary, The Bronxville Historical Conservancy (the "BHC") is hosting its “Framed” gala on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 6:30 pm at Siwanoy Country Club. The event is an interactive murder-mystery performance, threaded through cocktails and a sit-down dinner. One hundred sixty attendees will collect clues and interview suspects as they try to solve a Bronxville-based crime and catch the culprit.

The evening promises to be a fun-filled experience and caps off a year of art-themed events the BHC has offered to its membership and the greater Bronxville community. As part of the gala festivities, Marilynn Wood Hill, BHC co-founder and life co-chair, will proudly present a 20th-anniversary gift to the community.

“We are so excited to host this unique evening. Anyone can get Framed [tickets],” said BHC co-chair Erin Saluti. Gala tickets are available to all current members. Non-members are invited to join the BHC and attend Framed. Tickets are offered at $150 to $500 per person. Please visit BronxvilleHistoricalConservancy.org for additional gala information and to purchase tickets.

Photo courtesy Suzanne Davis, Member, Board of Trustees, The Bronxville Historical Conservancy

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Festive Weekend in Bronxville with Tree Lighting, Caroling, Santa, Frosty, and More

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By Nicole Tuck, Director, Bronxville Chamber of Commerce Dec. 12, 2018: Bronxville’s annual "Light the Night" tree lighting was Friday night, kicking off a weekend of festive events in Bronxville....

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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

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Village of Bronxville Administrative Offices
337-6500
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Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
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Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
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Bronxville Fire Deparment
793-6400


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