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Holiday Celebrations and Shopping Continue Downtown!

Hopefully you found some of our gift ideas in the last newsletter helpful. As promised, we’ve done a round-up of restaurants and services offering gift cards or gift certificates.

Alvin & Friends: with the painting on each card by owner Alvin Clayton, whose colorful art works bring flair to the restaurant’s decor, the person you give it to may not want to part with it.; Barnes & Noble; Hour to Exit: New Rochelle’s new escape room (featured later in this newsletter); The Curtain Shop: Perfect for a loved one who wants to give a home a new look with curtains, drapes, window treatments and more. Also sells accessories such as specialty soaps and ample supply of cooking utensils and decorative accents on the second floor; La Herradura Mexican restaurant; Modern Restaurant and Lounge; R Cafe & Tea Boutique; Regal Cinemas at New Roc City; and Westchester Yoga Arts.

This list is not exhaustive! If you’re a BID-based business that offers gift certificates, please let us know and we will do a future post with your information.



Download the New Rochelle Downtown BID Family Days Holiday Schedule HERE!





IDEA New Rochelle Featured Again!

Westchester Magazine recently featured our work with the Interactive Digital Environments Alliance (IDEA) to develop a vibrant new Arts and Technology District. For more information on IDEA, please visit:
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Call for Artist Submissions

As part of New Rochelle's ongoing commitment to public art, the The Municipal Arts Commission and the City’s Department of Development  recently announced an open call for artists to submit designs that can be applied to three dimensional sculptures of the "Ideally Yours" logo. Winning designs will be displayed throughout New Rochelle's downtown area. More information, including the submission form, is available HERE






R.M. Fischer Sculpture Moves to Downtown New Rochelle From L.A.

Solar Energy to Power Artwork Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and New Rochelle BID


A 7.5-ton sculpture by internationally known artist R. M. Fischer was dedicated Saturday in its new home atop the hill in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green. The sculpture previously enriched the Los Angeles headquarters of Sony Studios. Read More


Take a walk downtown and enjoy the...


A Self-Guided Mobile Tour through 325 Years of Americana


Evidence of nearly every stage of New Rochelle’s remarkable 325+ year heritage and American history can be experienced in the city’s downtown business district. The area that seems to physically radiate from the train station was actually settled nearly two centuries before the first train roared into town in 1848, making this downtown one of the country’s earliest. CLICK HERE to read more!

8th Annual “Ring in the New Year at Noon” at New Roc City >
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