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Bedford Magazine – March/April Issue 2020

Semper Fi–serving his fellow veterans

Honored as one of the Grand Marshalls of the 2019 Veterans Day Parade in New York City, former Marine Captain, Zachary Iscol, is the real deal. Semper Fi. He served from 2001 through 2007, including two tours of duty in… Read More

Jean-Georges’ Bedford Faves

Before he opened The Inn at Pound Ridge, world-renowned chef and restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten was a longtime resident of Waccabuc, drawn to the area because of a house his wife fell in love with. While he owns 40 eateries around… Read More

Spirited Away–Local moms mix things up

When Elisabeth White moved to Bedford Hills in 2017, the former editor for Fitch Ratings had to adjust to life as a stay-at-home mom in the suburbs. She instantly became the sole caretaker for her two pre-school-aged daughters, set about… Read More

Fifty Years of Learning at a Montessori School

Chickens can be heard clucking from beyond the stone wall next to the one-room schoolhouse on Highview Road. There, “the class of 2019”—four ornamental chickens—are scratching around in a fine-looking pen. The class was raised last spring by the children,… Read More

His Place–The ‘man cave’ done in style

The term “man cave” conjures a testosterone-laden lair, devoted to TV sports (usually with a particular team over-represented in the decorating plan), darts (or horseshoes, batting cage, golf net, etc.), cards, and drinking—or some combination thereof. There are definitely many… Read More

Green Goddess–Energy efficiency and style make for a hip, healthy home

When Jill and Kevin Brenner were looking to downsize from their 6,000-square-foot farmhouse in Pound Ridge, their search had a narrow scope. The new location had to be a buildable lot within the Bedford/Pound Ridge community and preferably closer to… Read More

Silver Screen Circle–with Michael Douglas

The Jacob Burns Film Center annual Silver Screen Circle dinner was held at the Film Center. Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas (former Bedford resident) was the guest of honor. The evening started with Douglas and JBFC Board President Janet Maslin… Read More

John Jay Founders Dinner–with Martha Stewart

Friends of John Jay Homestead hosted its annual Founders Dinner benefiting the House Protection and Restoration Project for Bedford House on November 9, 2020. Bedford House is the home John Jay and his family lived in for the last three… Read More

Editor’s Pick–The Whitlock’s farm to fork

You could call it love at first bite. Because restaurateur Matt Safarowic of Katonah’s The Whitlock, and farmer (and chiropractor) David Rowe of Katonah’s Orchard Hills Organics, have found they are like-minded individuals when it comes to bringing… Read More

Editor’s Pick–Jay Street Cafe–Katonah

Although the “Damn Good Benny” at the Jay Street Cafe is not necessarily named for the King of Swing, the late Pound Ridger Benny Goodman would likely approve. Katonah has been called “Mayberry” for its quaint small town feel, where… Read More

Two in a Pod–Jeffrey Tambor with Richard Kind–March 14

The Bedford Playhouse will be the site of an “Acting Schmacting” podcast live recording with host Jeffrey Tambor and his very special guest, Richard Kind, on Saturday evening, March 14. Tambor kicked off his podcast series in 2019. “This is… Read More

Ten Minutes With a Perfumer–Behnaz Sarafpour

Behnaz Sarafpour led the design team at Barneys New York before launching her award-winning, eponymous, women’s ready-to-wear collection, eventually creating a line of luxury, organic, and eco-friendly fashions. In 2017, she launched Behnaz Fragrances, her water-based, single-note, flower essence line,… Read More

Gifts of the Arts–Local group helps community by selling art

For 47 years, a group of forward-thinking women at St Matthew’s Church have been running Art Show: Bedford (ASB), donating the proceeds to local charities. The show has become known for supporting local artists, showcasing female talent such as Shelley… Read More

A life-changing opportunity for Fox Lane students

Louis Fusco of Pound Ridge beams like a justifiably proud papa when discussing the recipients of the Rewarding Potential Scholarship (RPS) program, a community-funded effort that helps Fox Lane High School students fill the gaps inevitably left by college financial… Read More

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