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White Plains, NY vs Stamford, CT: Which is Right for You? (2024)

White Plains vs Stamford? Are you trying to decide whether to move to White Plains in Westchester County, NY or to Stamford in Connecticut? Should you move to White Plains, NY? Or should you move to Stamford, CT?  Both cities are 18 minutes away from each other and although they are in different states, they

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Westchester County NY

12 Most Affordable Towns in Westchester County, NY 2023

Are you moving to the New York suburbs? Planning to buy a house in Westchester County?  Buying a house in Westchester County can be expensive, especially if you are looking to buy a home in lower Westchester County towns. Many lower Westchester County towns have a median sale price exceeding $1 million! However, finding affordable

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Tarrytown, NY

Most Affordable Rivertowns in Westchester County

Located just north of New York City, Westchester County is a suburb of NYC with picturesque Rivertowns, beaches, excellent schools, and an easy commute to midtown.  Over the past few years, housing prices have increased, and living in Westchester County has become expensive. However, there are still some affordable places in Westchester County.  The Rivertowns

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Tarrytown, NY

The Best Kept Secret of Westchester County: The Rivertowns

Are you thinking of moving to the New York suburbs of Westchester County? Looking to move to the Rivertowns in Westchester?  The Rivertowns of Westchester County is a collection of villages situated along the Hudson River. From stunning water views to bustling downtown areas and walkable neighborhoods, these Rivertowns have something for everyone. In this

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Easter Egg Hunt in Westchester County, NY

Where to Go for Easter Egg Hunt in Westchester County, NY?

Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by going on an Easter egg hunt with family and friends? If you live in Westchester County, NY, you’re in luck because there are plenty of egg hunts taking place in Westchester County. From community events to farm hunts, there’s something for

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Mamaroneck Avenue

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Mamaroneck, NY? ($11,0000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to Mamaroneck, NY? How much does it cost to live in Mamaroneck? Does it really cost more than $11,000 a month for a family to live in Mamaroneck?  Like other towns in Westchester County, it’s expensive to live in Mamaroneck. It cost $11,289.78 a month for a family of four

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Dobbs Ferry, NY? ($12,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to Dobbs Ferry, NY? How much does it cost to live in Dobbs Ferry? Does it really cost more than $12,000 a month for a family to live in Dobbs Ferry?  Like other towns in Westchester County, it’s expensive to live in Dobbs Ferry. It cost $12,245.66 a month for

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Eastchester NY

How Much Does it Cost to Live in Eastchester, NY? ($11,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to Eastchester, NY? How much does it cost to live in Eastchester? Does it really cost more than $11,000 a month for a family to live in Eastchester?  Eastchester is one of the more affordable towns in Westchester County, yet, it will still cost $11,935.86 a month for a family

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White Plains, NY

How Much Does it Cost to Live in White Plains, NY? ($10,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to White Plains, NY? How much does it cost to live in White Plains? Does it really cost more than $10,000 a month for a family to live in White Plains?  White Plains is one of the more affordable towns in Westchester County, yet, it still cost $10,980.55 a month

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New Rochelle Metro North train station

How Much Does it Cost to Live in New Rochelle, NY? ($11,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to New Rochelle, NY? How much does it cost to live in New Rochelle? Does it really cost more than $11,000 a month for a family to live in New Rochelle?  New Rochelle is one of the more affordable towns in Westchester County.  Despite being one of the more affordable

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How much does it cost to live in Chappaqua NY?

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Chappaqua, NY? ($13,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to Chappaqua, NY? How much does it cost to live in Chappaqua? Does it really cost more than $13,000 a month for a family to live in Chappaqua?  It’s expensive to live in Chappaqua. It cost $13,778.49 for a family of four to live in Chappaqua, NY! Chappaqua is one

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Bronxville, NY

How Much Does it Cost to Live in Bronxville, NY? ($17,000+ a month)

Are you thinking of moving to Bronxville, NY? How much does it cost to live in Bronxville? Does it really cost more than $17,000 a month for a family to live in Bronxville?  It’s very expensive to live in Bronxville! It cost $17,040.26 for a family of four to live in Bronxville, NY! Bronxville is

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Downtown Scardale, NY

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Scarsdale, NY? ($14,000+ a month)

Are you thinking of moving to Scarsdale, NY? How much does it cost to live in Scarsdale? Does it really cost more than $14,000 a month for a family to live in Scarsdale? Living in Scarsdale is expensive. It costs $14,789.64 for a family of four to live in Scarsdale, NY! Considering that Scarsdale residents

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Larchmont, NY

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Larchmont, NY? ($14,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to Larchmont, NY? How much does it cost to live in Larchmont? Does it really cost more than $14,000 a month for a family to live in Larchmont? According to our calculation below, it cost $14,587.83 for a family of four to live in Larchmont, NY! Larchmont is an expensive

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is it more expensive to live in Westchester or Connecticut

Is it More Expensive to Live in Westchester or Connecticut?

Are you thinking of moving to the New York suburbs? Chances are you are looking at both Westchester County and Connecticut’s Fairfield County. Should you live in Rye, NY or should cross the Connecticut border to Greenwich, CT which is only 8 minutes away? You know taxes are higher in Westchester County than in Connecticut

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Westchester Cost of living

How Much Does it Cost to Live in Westchester County? ($13,000+ a month!)

Are you thinking of moving to Westchester County? How much does it cost to live in Westchester County? Does it really cost over $13,000 a month for a family to live in Westchester County? Yes, Westchester County is an expensive place to live in. It cost over $13,000 a month for a family of four

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Affordable Westchester Towns with the Best Schools

Affordable Westchester with Best Schools: Where to Buy for Under $699,000

Are you looking to move to Westchester County? Living in Westchester can be expensive, especially if you are looking to buy in towns with the best school districts. However, you can have your cake and eat it too! We broke down our search by Westchester school districts, took the top twenty 2021 Niche.com Best School

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best restaurants westchester

Best Restaurants in Westchester According to Locals

Are you looking for restaurant recommendations in Westchester? The best recommendations come from unsponsored, unbiased sources. If you have been following Suburbs 101, you know that we conduct weekly interviews of local suburbanites. In every interview, we always ask for restaurant recommendations. We thought it would be interesting to compile a list of recommended restaurants in Westchester. Here are

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Why Jen Aloisi Ham loves living in Mamaroneck and Larchmont

Why Jen Aloisi Ham loves living in Mamaroneck and Larchmont, NY

Writer, Spirituality and Yoga teacher, Jen Aloisi Ham moved to Westchester County from New York City when she was pregnant with her daughter. As a Westchester County native, she knew she wanted her daughter to grow up in Westchester County. She currently lives in Mamaroneck but previously lived in Larchmont and has enjoyed living in

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Metro-North Train station parking

Guide to Parking at the Scarsdale Metro-North train station

Parking is a challenge at all Metro-North train stations. Parking permits at the train stations are hard to come by and there are usually multi-year waitlists. Here is an insider’s guide to parking at the Scarsdale Metro-North train station. Parking at Scarsdale Metro-North Train Station How long does the train take to get from Scarsdale

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Simply by Simone’s Shares her Blogging and Fashion Secrets

Are you a blogger or an aspiring social media influencer? We interviewed social media influencer, Simone Piliero. Simply By Simone shares her blogging and fashion secrets. What are your favorite Spring Trends? I cannot wait to wear my biker shorts with dad sneakers! I’m also warming up to tie-dye. I’m also in the market for

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Lowest home prices and best schools in Westchester County

Westchester Towns with Lowest Home Prices and Best Schools 2023

Are you moving to the New York suburbs for the schools? Do you want to know which top-ranking Westchester school districts have the lowest median home prices?  We did the research for you by comparing the Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County and median home prices.  We looked at the Top 12 best school

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best restaurants westchester

Best Restaurants in Westchester 2023: Top Zagat Rated

Looking for the best restaurants in Westchester County? We asked locals for restaurant recommendations and checked Zagat ratings to come up with our list. Here are the best restaurants in Westchester County that are also top Zagat Rated Restaurants. Best Steakhouses in Westchester County Benjamin Steakhouse– 610 Hartsdale Road, White Plains, NY- (914) 428-6868 Looking

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Pam Moskowitz's Life in Chappaqua, NY

Pam Moskowitz’s Second Career and her Life in Chappaqua, NY

Pam Moskowitz led a full life in Chappaqua, NY with her husband and three children. Then one day, she found herself an empty nester, ready for a second career. She successfully launched a jewelry line, 100PercentBeads. These days she falls into bed completely exhausted and jumps out of bed each morning ready for another great

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Simply by Simone, Social Media Influencer in Westchester, NY

Simply by Simone, Social Media Influencer in Eastchester, NY

I was very excited for the opportunity to interview social media influencer, Simone of Simply by Simone.  She is a social media phenom- living the dream life that many new bloggers hope to achieve.  Simone gives us a peek into her life as a social media influencer and shares some of her secrets to success.  Here is Simply

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Insider's Guide to Metro-North train station parking

Guide to Metro North Train Station Parking in Westchester

Did you just move to Westchester? Are you trying to figure out how the parking works at the Metro North train stations in Westchester? Parking can be tricky at Metro North stations because there aren’t enough parking spaces for commuters. And you will need to obtain parking permits at Westchester Metro North train stations which

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ManiGlovz, Kim Motola’s Life in Purchase, NY

Bundles of Joy NY, Adrienne Harper’s Move from Boston to Bronxville, NY

Founder of Bundles of Joy NY, Adrienne Harper leads a full life. She took some time from her busy schedule to talk to Suburbs 101. Here is Bundles of Joy NY, Adrienne Harper’s Move from Boston to Bronxville, NY Tell me about your move from Boston to Bronxville, NY We moved to Bronxville from Boston

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Which Westchester School Districts Provide School Bus Transportation?

Which Westchester School Districts Provide School Bus Transportation?

You may be surprised to find out that not all Westchester School Districts provide school bus transportation.  School bus transportation can be a lifesaver for parents.  It enables families the flexibility to have a grandparent who can’t drive or a babysitter who can’t drive watch their kids. And it is convenient for families with younger

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Top 6 Westchester Towns with Shortest Commute and Best Schools

Who doesn’t want it all?  Short Commute and Good Schools.  Good schools are one of the top reasons why people move out to the New York suburbs.  However, moving to the suburbs usually means longer commute times.  I have taken school ranking reports and Metro-North commute times to determine which Westchester municipalities have the best

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Where to live? Westchester County, NY versus Fairfield County, CT

Where to live? Westchester County, NY versus Fairfield County, CT

Where should you move to Westchester County, NY versus Fairfield County, CT?  This is a common dilemma for a lot New Yorker looking to move to the New York Suburbs of Westchester or Fairfield County. Should you move to Rye, NY?  Or should you go 8 minutes north and move to Greenwich, CT?  Narrowing down

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