Peekskill and Cortlandt are good places to eat, drink, hike, shoot rifles and be crafty, according to Westchester Magazine’s latest issue. Every year, Westchester Magazine chooses its favorite bars, restaurants, food, drink and fun to highlight in a summer “Best of Westchester” issue.
This year, several local places were featured as “the best,” in the magazine’s Editor’s Picks and Reader’s Picks. See lists below to find out who won.
If your favorite local spot is missing from a winning category make sure to nominate it for a ward. Patch’s contest includes only businesses that readers have nominated and the winner is chosen by readers votes, not by the editors. So show your support by clicking to nominate your favorite local businesses and service providers.
Westchester Magazine’s Best Of Westchester Editor’s Picks:
Food & Drink, Best Apple Pie: Tuttle’s Homemade at Tavern at Croton Landing
Fun & Leisure, Hike: Anthony’s Nose – a 6 mile, 3 hour hike right on the edge of the Hudson River
Fun&Leisure, Beer Lover’s Four Pack: Jeff O’Neill at The Peekskill Brewery
The magazine calls O’Neill’s move to the PB a “game-changer…a bit like Peyton Manning going to the Broncos.”
Fun & Leisure: Outdoor Archery Range: The Sportsman Center at Blue Mountain Reservation
Health and Beauty, Green Salon: Dragonfly Hair Studio, Croton-on-Hudson
Kids, DIY Crafts: Groovy on Grand Design Studios, Croton-on-Hudson
Magazine editor’s had no picks in the area for the categories of Home, Shopping, Services or Local Heroes
- Best Wine Bar:
- Best Hobby Store:
- Best Music Store: Bruised Apple Books and Music
- Best Live Music Spot: 12 Grapes
- Best Dog Groomer:
Remember, if your favorite local spot is missing, or if it won and you want to see it win again, make sure to nominate it for a ward.