New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester: 'We Look Forward To Seeing You There' New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester: 'We Look Forward To Seeing You There'
New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester: 'We Look Forward To Seeing You There' Coffee lovers in Westchester, mark your calendars — an all-new cafe dedicated to enhancing its customers' daily caffeine intake will soon be celebrating its opening.  LuDy Cafe, located in Irvington at 7 North Astor St., will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. The establishment, founded by husband and wife Tim and Ashley Akapo, aims to "enhance your coffee experience and make every moment memorable," according to its Yelp page. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which will feature live music and giveaways, the eatery will offer coffee and complimentar…
Westchester Restaurant Announces Sale: Here's Last Day Of Service Westchester Restaurant Announces Sale: Here's Last Day Of Service
Westchester Restaurant Announces Sale: Here's Last Day Of Service After nearly a decade, the owners of a well-liked Westchester sports bar have decided to sell their business.  In an announcement on Monday, June 10, the owners of North End Tavern, located in New Rochelle at 1301 North Ave., said they would sell their establishment to a new ownership group after eight years in business.  Although the owners did not specify the circumstances behind their decisions, they said it was for "many good reasons."  "We were very proud to serve New Rochelle and the surrounding communities and value deeply the relationships we have made," the owners w…
NY Woman Sues Cold Stone Over Lack Of Pistachios In Ice Cream NY Woman Sues Cold Stone Over Lack Of Pistachios In Ice Cream
NY Woman Sues Cold Stone Over Lack Of Pistachios In Ice Cream A New York woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Cold Stone Creamery, claiming that the company falsely advertised a number of its flavors. The lawsuit, filed by Nassau County resident Jenna Marie Duncan, may soon move to court, according to documents. Duncan, who is from Farmingdale, claimed that in July 2022, she visited a Levittown Cold Stone for a frozen treat. She ordered the pistachio ice cream under the guise that it contained pistachios. However, Duncan later looked at ingredient lists on the Cold Stone website, which revealed that the pistachio ice cream did not list…
Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting
Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting To fight the recent rise in shoplifting and retail theft, shoppers could see store security employees wearing body-worn cameras to help catch thieves red-handed.  TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Serria, HomeSense, and HomeGoods, said will begin equipping some employees with body-worn cameras similar to those worn by police, the Boston Globe reported. The company started testing the initiative last year.  The company operates nearly 3,400 stores nationwide.  A call to the Framingham, Massachusetts, headquarters of TJX for comment was not immediately r…
Update: Popular Eatery's New Location Now Open In Westchester Update: Popular Eatery's New Location Now Open In Westchester
Update: Popular Eatery's New Location Now Open In Westchester A popular cookie company that specializes in ever-changing unique flavors has officially opened a new location in Northern Westchester. A new Crumbl Cookies location in Yorktown at the Staples Plaza at 3333 Crompond Rd. celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 6. Earlier Report - Popular Eatery To Open New Location In Northern Westchester: Here's When The cookie shop, owned by brothers Justin and Scott Cinnamon, serves a rotating menu of gourmet cookies.  "We offer six gourmet desserts a week. We have a rotating menu of more than 300 flavors," expl…
2 New Businesses To Celebrate Openings In This Westchester Village: Here's Where, When 2 New Businesses To Celebrate Openings In This Westchester Village: Here's Where, When
2 New Businesses To Celebrate Openings In This Westchester Village: Here's Where, When More local businesses are set to open soon in a Westchester County village.  The two businesses, which will both be located in the village of Dobbs Ferry and will celebrate their openings with ribbon-cutting ceremonies, are:  Parlor Dental, which will open at 66 Main St., Suite A on Tuesday, June 18 at 5 p.m.; Hi There!, a gift shop that will open at 7 Cedar St. on Wednesday, June 26 at 5 p.m. Parlor Dental, which will be opened by maxillofacial prosthodontist Igor Chikunov, will be a family-owned practice dedicated to creating a "warm, welcoming environment" for patien…
New Indoor Sports Facility Celebrates Opening In Westchester: Here's Where New Indoor Sports Facility Celebrates Opening In Westchester: Here's Where
New Indoor Sports Facility Celebrates Opening In Westchester: Here's Where An all-new premier indoor sports facility in Westchester that offers ideal playing conditions all year long is now open for bookings.  Socceroof, an indoor soccer facility chain, held a grand opening for its New Rochelle location on the third floor of the New Roc City shopping mall on Thursday, May 30. The 55,000-square-foot facility features several indoor fields with advanced turf, professional lighting, and climate control. Thanks to this, players who use the facility won't have to worry about the weather.  Soccer players aren't the only ones who will get to use the facility, …
Updated List Of Scheduled Red Lobster Closures Includes 5 New NY Locations Updated List Of Scheduled Red Lobster Closures Includes 5 New NY Locations
Updated List Of Scheduled Red Lobster Closures Includes 5 New NY Locations Red Lobster plans to close more restaurants just weeks after it filed for bankruptcy, according to a new report. In a bankruptcy petition filed on Sunday, May 19, the company listed assets of $1 billion and liabilities of $10 billion. Days before the filing, dozens of Red Lobster locations were listed as "temporarily closed" on the company's website, including these New York locations: Kingston, Scarsdale, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Stony Brook In an updated list of closures reported by CNN on Thursday, June 6, five new locations in New York have been added to the list, including it…
New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester
New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester A new eatery in Westchester will soon celebrate its grand opening.  Altamira Cafe, located in New Rochelle's east end at 245 Main St., will celebrate its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m., the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce announced.  The Minority/Women-owned Business has not yet revealed its menu but teased it in a post on Instagram.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Altamira Cafe Bar (@altamiracafeny) Check back to Daily Voice for more details about the eatery. 
Popular Eatery To Open New Location In Westchester: Here's When Popular Eatery To Open New Location In Westchester: Here's When
Popular Eatery To Open New Location In Westchester: Here's When If you've been craving sweets, mark your calendars: a popular cookie company known for unique flavors is opening another location in Northern Westchester.  New, updated report - Update: Popular Eatery's New Location Now Open In Northern Westchester Crumbl Cookies will hold a grand opening for a new location in Yorktown Heights at 3333 Crompond Rd. Suite 2A on Friday, June 7, the company announced on social media. The company's locations are known for serving six unique flavors of cookies that rotate every week. Some of the company's 275-plus specialty flavors include co…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Black Pepper Due To Possible Health Risk Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Black Pepper Due To Possible Health Risk
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Black Pepper Due To Possible Health Risk A nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of ground black pepper that could be contaminated with Salmonella. UBC Food Distributors issued the recall for the product under the Baraka brand name in 7-ounce plastic containers with UPC code 8 22514 26626 6, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced. The company said it was notified of the potential for contamination based on a routine state surveillance sample collected by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets that tested positive for Salmonella the presence of Salmonella in some packages of the product. Salmon…
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination A Florida-based company is recalling whole cucumbers that were shipped to 14 states, but may be contaminated with Salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. According to the FDA, the cucumbers subject to recall are dark green, between 1.5 inches and two inches thick and between five to nine inches long. Officials made note that mini cucumbers and English cucumbers are not included in the recall. FDA The recalled cucumbers were shipped in bulk cartons between Friday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 21 to retail distribution centers, wholesalers, and food service distributor…
Beloved Restuarant To Close After Nearly 30 Years In Rye: 'We Will Miss You All' Beloved Restuarant To Close After Nearly 30 Years In Rye: 'We Will Miss You All'
Beloved Restuarant To Close After Nearly 30 Years In Rye: 'We Will Miss You All' After almost three decades as a community fixture, a well-loved Westchester restaurant will shut its doors for good. Town Dock Tavern, located in Rye at 15 Purdy Ave., will open for its last day in business after 27 years on Sunday, June 23, the eatery's owners announced on Tuesday, May 28. In their announcement, the owners, Anthony DeLuca and Mike Caiati, did not give a reason for the closure but said they enjoyed becoming a place of celebration and happiness for their customers over the years. "We have loved being a part of the community of Rye, and we always felt privileged to be h…
Stop & Shop To Close Underperforming Stores In Northeast Stop & Shop To Close Underperforming Stores In Northeast
Stop & Shop To Close Underperforming Stores In Northeast The future is grim for Stop & Shop's underperforming stores in the Northeast. The grocery giant — which operates 400 stores across Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts (where the company is headquartered) — announced plans to close a number of its underperformers in the interest of company longevity, officials confirmed with Daily Voice. Nearly half of the company's stores have been remodeled, and a Stop & Shop spokesperson said those stores continue to perform well. "We're committed to continuing to invest in our stores - as well in our prices - to deliver a great…
New Wine, Spirit Store To Celebrate Grand Opening In Westchester: Here's Where, When New Wine, Spirit Store To Celebrate Grand Opening In Westchester: Here's Where, When
New Wine, Spirit Store To Celebrate Grand Opening In Westchester: Here's Where, When An all-new wine and spirits store in Westchester will soon celebrate its grand openings with free tastings and merchandise.  Ultimate Wine and Spirits, located in Elmsford in the ShopRite complex at 310 Saw Mill River Rd., will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, June 1 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner announced. The family and women-owned store, owned by Brittney and Zahid Mahir, will feature a "diverse array of fine wines and spirits from around the world," as well as personalized service, the owners said. "Whether you're an enthusiast seeking…
Well-Liked Westchester Pizzeria Closes, Now Up For Sale Well-Liked Westchester Pizzeria Closes, Now Up For Sale
Well-Liked Westchester Pizzeria Closes, Now Up For Sale Much to the chagrin of those who frequented it, a well-praised pizzeria in Westchester has closed.  Pizza Domo, located in Hartsdale at 1 South Central Ave., closed its doors and put up a "for sale" sign as of Saturday, May 18.  The eatery had served a wide variety of pies with plenty of toppings, including buffalo chicken, meat lovers, and the "Gran Mama's" pizza with mozzarella, garlic, basil, and parmesan.  The pizza had been so well-received that the restaurant had collected plenty of five-star reviews on its Yelp page, including a write-up by Fran L. of Hartsdale writte…
Busy Westchester Shopping Center Celebrates 70th Anniversary Busy Westchester Shopping Center Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Busy Westchester Shopping Center Celebrates 70th Anniversary A bustling shopping center in Westchester marked the beginning of its seventh decade in business with a celebration attended by local and state officials.  In a grand kick-off event held on Saturday, May 18, the Cross County Center in Yonkers celebrated its 70th anniversary as a major site of commerce in Westchester.  The event was attended by elected officials such as Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, as well as Senior Property Manager Carl Calabro, who all celebrated the center's longevity. "Growing up in Yonkers, we always knew it wa…
Eatery Reopens Under New Name In Westchester Eatery Reopens Under New Name In Westchester
Eatery Reopens Under New Name In Westchester After closing for several months, a Westchester restaurant led by a culinary director with plenty of experience has reopened under a new name. Town House Kitchen + Drinks, located in New Rochelle at 559 Main St., reopened for business on Thursday, May 16 after closing in December.  The eatery, formerly known as Town House, is led by Culinary Creative Director Renee Forsberg, who worked for nearly two decades as Culinary Director for Food Network star Bobby Flay's full-service restaurants.  The re-opened restaurant is now an American bistro and serves a menu full of handcrafted co…
Target To Lower Prices On 5,000 Items: Here's Where You Can Expect To See Savings Target To Lower Prices On 5,000 Items: Here's Where You Can Expect To See Savings
Target To Lower Prices On 5,000 Items: Here's Where You Can Expect To See Savings Target announced that it would lower prices on 5,000 "frequently shopped" items in its stores nationwide, the company said in a press release.  Those items include milk, meat, bread, soda, fresh fruit and vegetables, snacks, yogurt, peanut butter, coffee, diapers, paper towels, pet food, and more, the chain said in a Monday, May 20, news release. The new prices will be rolled out throughout the summer.  "We know consumers are feeling pressured to make the most of their budget, and Target is here to help them save more," said Rick Gomez, Target's executive vice president and c…
New Shake Shack Coming To Shopping Center In Westchester: Here's Where, When New Shake Shack Coming To Shopping Center In Westchester: Here's Where, When
New Shake Shack Coming To Shopping Center In Westchester: Here's Where, When Those who frequently crave burgers, fries, and milkshakes will want to look out for a new Shake Shack location set to open at a Westchester shopping center. A new Shake Shack restaurant will open at the Ridge Hill shopping center in Yonkers at the former P.F. Chang's space in 2025.  The 3,749-square-foot eatery will be the second Shake Shack to open its doors in the city and will serve a variety of burgers, chicken bites, handspun milkshakes, fries, lemonades, and more.  In addition to Shake Shack, other businesses set to open at Ridge Hill include:  Cantina, a Mexican, Ca…
Red Lobster Files For Bankruptcy After Abruptly Closing Dozens Of Restaurants Red Lobster Files For Bankruptcy After Abruptly Closing Dozens Of Restaurants
Red Lobster Files For Bankruptcy After Abruptly Closing Dozens Of Restaurants Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy just days after closing dozens of its restaurants. In its bankruptcy petition filed on Sunday, May 19, the company listed assets of $1 billion and liabilities of $10 billion. The filing stated that the company "intends to use the proceedings to drive operational improvements, simplify the business through a reduction in locations, and pursue a sale of substantially all of its assets as a going concern." The company said restaurants not listed as "temporarily closed" on its website will remain "open and operating as usual during the Chapter 11 process."…
Restaurant Transforms Into Steakhouse After 14 Years In Westchester Restaurant Transforms Into Steakhouse After 14 Years In Westchester
Restaurant Transforms Into Steakhouse After 14 Years In Westchester After more than a decade, a restaurant located on a Westchester County waterfront is beginning a new chapter.  The opening of One Pier Steakhouse, located in Yonkers at the former site of Dolphin Restaurant at 1 Van Der Donck St., was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 10.  The new steakhouse, which opened in early April, replaces Dolphin Restaurant after 14 years, the owners said on social media. "On behalf of Dolphin Restaurant, we would like to thank everyone, friends, family and our loyal patrons for making the last 14 years on the Yonkers waterfront ext…
McDonald's To Launch Value Meal Deal: Here's When It Starts McDonald's To Launch Value Meal Deal: Here's When It Starts
McDonald's To Launch Value Meal Deal: Here's When It Starts McDonald's plans to offer a $5 value meal to lure back dollar-conscious customers. The one-month promotion starts on Tuesday, June 25, according to CNBC, which first reported the news. It will include a McChicken or McDouble sandwich, four-piece chicken nuggets, fries, and a drink, the outlet reports. "We know how much it means to our customers when McDonald's offers meaningful value and communicates it through national advertising," McDonald's said in a statement to CNBC.  "That's been true since our very beginning and never more important than it is today." Click here to read …
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Hudson Valley New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Hudson Valley
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Hudson Valley An all-new tea shop in the Hudson Valley that has already impressed visitors is set to soon celebrate its grand opening. Rowseelee, a bubble tea shop in Putnam County at 600 Route 6 in Mahopac, will hold a grand opening celebration on Friday, May 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The eatery, which has been open since March, serves a variety of bubble, milk, and cold brew teas, as well as matcha and coffee. Those with a sweet tooth can also order desserts like beignets, flavored croissants, ice cream, and lemon bars.  According to the owners, the shop, which also has a location in Cold Sp…
12 New Shops Coming To The Westchester In White Plains 12 New Shops Coming To The Westchester In White Plains
12 New Shops Coming To The Westchester In White Plains A dozen new stores and eateries are slated to open to shoppers at a busy mall in Westchester.  The 12 new businesses, which will be located at The Westchester in White Plains at 125 Westchester Ave., will open throughout 2024 beginning in the summer. The upcoming stores and eateries include:  Reformation, a global lifestyle brand that sells apparel and accessories merging vintage-inspired designs with eco-friendly business practices. The store will open in late summer/early fall and will be the brand's first location in the Tri-State Area outside New York City; Anthropologie, wh…
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location Fast-casual seafood restaurant Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of its restaurants. The company is also considering filing for bankruptcy protection, according to a CNN report. On its website, Red Lobster lists many of its restaurants as being "temporarily closed," including these New York locations: Kingston, Scarsdale, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Stony Brook No closures are currently listed for Connecticut or Massachusetts restaurants. Founded in 1968, Red Lobster has around 600 restaurants in the United States, Canada, and overseas. According to another CNN report, Red Lobster's prob…
Popular Eatery Chain To Open Third Location On Westchester Riverfront: Here's When Popular Eatery Chain To Open Third Location On Westchester Riverfront: Here's When
Popular Eatery Chain To Open Third Location On Westchester Riverfront: Here's When A successful eatery chain specializing in old-fashioned custard-based ice cream will soon hold a grand opening in Northern Westchester for its third location.  On Thursday, May 16, Penny Lick Ice Cream Company will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its all-new location in Ossining at the Gourdine Kiosk at Henry Gourdine Park at 1A Westerly Rd.  During the ceremony, which will begin at 2:30 p.m., the new dessert shop will celebrate with scoops of its ice cream and sorbets, which are all peanut, tree nut, and sesame-free.  The new Ossining location will be the company's third…
Opening Date Set For New Apple Cinemas In White Plains Opening Date Set For New Apple Cinemas In White Plains
Opening Date Set For New Apple Cinemas In White Plains An all-new movie theater in Westchester has revealed when film fans can begin enjoying the big screens.  A new Apple Cinemas location at the former Showcase Cinema de Lux site in the White Plains City Center at 237 Martine Ave. will open on Thursday, May 16 pending permit approvals, the Downtown White Plains Business Improvement District announced. Earlier Report - New Movie Theater Coming To White Plains On opening day, which will follow an invite-only ribbon-cutting event on Tuesday, May 14, visitors will get to enjoy the theater's reclining seats, self-serve popcorn …
'Lifetime Dream': New Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Grand Opening In Westchester 'Lifetime Dream': New Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Grand Opening In Westchester
'Lifetime Dream': New Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Grand Opening In Westchester An all-new cannabis dispensary in Westchester will soon hold its grand opening. The Plant, a premium cannabis dispensary located in Yonkers near the Scarsdale line at 2595 Central Park Ave., will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m.  The new business seeks to provide residents in the area with high-quality cannabis brands that will fit their needs and help direct customers who aren't quite sure what they are looking for to the products that will provide their desired effects.  Products sold by the business will include flower, edibles, vapes, pre-ro…
Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns
Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns A pair of Planters nuts products are being recalled due to possible contamination with the bacteria that causes listeria. Hormel Foods Sales, LLC is voluntarily recalling the two Planters products that were produced at one of its facilities in April, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, sti…
Sam Ash To Close All Locations, Including Westchester Store, After 100 Years In Business Sam Ash To Close All Locations, Including Westchester Store, After 100 Years In Business
Sam Ash To Close All Locations, Including Westchester Store, After 100 Years In Business The largest family-owned chain of musical instrument stores in the nation has announced it will be closing all its locations. Sam Ash Music was founded in 1924, has locations in more than a dozen states, and is headquartered on Long Island, in Hicksville. It currently has 27 stores, including five in New York (White Plains, Carle Place, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Forest Hills), two in New Jersey (in Springfield and Cherry Hill), two in Pennsylvania (in Philadelphia and King of Prussia), one in Connecticut (in New Haven), and one in Virginia (in Richmond). The Ash family made the announcemen…