LATEST HAPPENINGS IN WHITE PLAINS
Issue: 567 | September 8, 2020
Dear Friends and Members,

#WPJazzFest begins today! Enjoy 4 days of free virtual Jazz events. Don't forget to make weekend lunch reservations and order pickup or delivery. See below for restaurant specials.

The 33rd season of Downtown Music at Grace Church begins this week with their livestreaming JazzFest concert on Wednesday.

Stay safe and healthy,
White Plains BID Staff
FEATURED EVENTS
The 9th annual JazzFest White Plains remains true to its roots, presenting a roster of artists whose musical styles and influences are heavily represented in the diverse cultural heritage of White Plains and Westchester. For the safety and security of our community, JazzFest 2020 will be presented largely virtually, as a series of evening Zoom programs. Get dinner specials from local restaurants while you enjoy the show. In addition, Weekend Jazz Lunch will be held at downtown restaurants.

Tuesday, September 8
An ARTSBASH Virtual Mixology Party | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenting Jazz in the time of COVID-19 | 6 pm
Westchester Jazz: Then and Now | 8 pm

Wednesday, September 9
Isabella Mendes & Flavio Lira Duo | 12 Noon
Jazz Education in Westchester | 6 pm
Jazz, From One Generation to the Next | 8 pm

Thursday, September 10
Jazz at the Intersections | 8 pm

Friday, September 11
Jazz’s Rising Stars | 8 pm
WEEKEND JAZZ LUNCH
Incidental outdoor jazz while you dine at participating restaurants. Dining minimum applies per person. Masks must be worn when not seated.

Saturday, September 12
Noon | Hudson Grille, 169 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 977-5600
2 pm | The Brazen Fox, 175 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 358-5911

Sunday, September 13
2 pm | Via Garibaldi, 1 North Broadway, (914) 468-1888

RESTAURANT SPECIALS
Pick up any of these deals while you tune in to White Plains JazzFest!
NEWS AND OPEN BUSINESSES
As part of our COVID-19 Assistance Program (BIDCAP), the White Plains BID will be subsidizing gift card purchases at participating BID businesses. Purchase a gift card (up to $200) at half cost and we will underwrite the balance for the business. We are keeping an updated list of participating businesses on our website.

Purchase half-price gift cards at these businesses:
•  Papi'
•  Phatburn
•  Reconnect
Obtain free parking validation codes from the following businesses:
While supplies last. Parkers must use the ParkWhitePlains app to pay for their parking.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Things are constantly changing! Visit our website for an up-to-date list and follow your favorite businesses and restaurants on social media.

Restaurants Currently Open for Outdoor Dining, Indoor Dining,Takeout, Curbside Pickup, and/or Delivery
360 Degree Cafe - (914) 422-3663
*Alex Lounge Bar & Grill - (914) 358-9227
Ambadi Kebab & Grill - (914) 686-2014
Anthony Deli Mini Market - (914) 686-6073
Asian Legend - (914) 488-6838
Auntie Anne's - (845) 527-8134
The Banh Mi Shop - (914) 686-6888
Big Apple Smoothie Cafe - (914) 997-7700
Blaze Pizza - (914) 930-3155
*The Blind Pig - (914) 607-2686
*Brazen Fox - (914) 358-5911
*Buffalo Wild Wings - (914) 358-9453
*Cantina Taco & Tequila Bar - (914) 461-3959
Caribbean Thyme Restaurant - (914) 368-8664
Chen's Poké - (914) 831-5566
China Garden - (914) 686-1505
Chipotle Mexican Grill -(914) 948-4826
Chop & Go - (914) 831-0525
Cold Stone Creamery - (914) 220-0160
D’Amore Café & Deli - (914) 946-1656
*Delicias del Jireh - (914) 437-5375
Don Coqui - (914) 576-7676 and (914) 648-4848
Dunkin’ Donuts - (914) 682-5649
Fair Deal Café - (914) 946-3000
Famous Famiglia - (914) 285-5678
Five Guys Burgers & Fries - (914) 422-3483
Freshii - 914-422-8000
Gaucho Burger Company - (914) 750-4888
*Graziella's Italian Bistro - (914) 761-5721
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ - (914) 358-5206
*Haiku - (914) 644-8887
*Hastings Tea & Coffee Lounge - (914) 428-1000
*Holy Crab - (914) 948-2888
*Hudson Grille - (914) 997-2000
Ichiro Modern Japanese Cuisine - (914) 437-8688
*Inca Gaucho - (914) 607-7962
The Iron Tomato - (914) 328-9400
John's Continental Food Service - (914) 761-2579
Kanopi - (914) 761-4242
*KEE Oyster House - 914-437-8535
La Bocca Ristorante - (914) 948-3281
*Lazy Boy Saloon & Ale House - (914) 761-0272
*Lilly's - (914) 997-5600
*Little Drunken Chef - (914) 242-8800
Mario’s Pizza & Restaurant - (914) 761-7829
Martine Gourmet Deli - (914) 785-6790
The Melting Pot - (914) 993-6358
*Mistura - (914) 607-7244
Morton's The Steakhouse - (914) 683-6101
Mulino's of Westchester - (914) 761-1818
Nicky's Pizzeria - (914) 997-6951
*Noodle+ - (914) 948-4950 and (914) 948-4920
Pantojarse - (914) 946-0179
*Papi' - (914) 328-6535
Purple Corn - (914) 339-0900
*Serafina - (914) 288-9300
Shiki Sushi & Yakitori - 914-288-0070 and 914-288-0071
Starbucks - (914) 682-1738
*Sundance Kitchen and Cantina - (914) 946-2300
T-Swirl Crepe - (914) 358-9295
TGI Fridays - (914) 948-3209
Turkish Cuisine - (914) 683-6111
*TVB by Pax Romana - (914) 831-3303
*Via Garibaldi - (914)-468-1888
*Via Veneto 26 - (914) 328-4000
*Walter's Hot Dogs - (914) 397-9406
*Wolf & Warrior Brewing Company - (914) 368-8617
*Z Prime Italian Steakhouse - (914) 682-0011
*Outdoor dining available

FITNESS
Arthur Murray Dance Studio - (914) 948-5929
Bushido School of Karate - (914) 993-0400
Evolve Athletic Club - (914) 437-8484
New York Sports Club - (914) 428-2020
Orange Theory Fitness - (914) 729-0996
Phatburn - (914) 946-0717
Planet Fitness - (914) 390-3488
Pole Position Dance Studio - (914) 615-9450
Pure Barre - (914) 266-1664
UFC Gym - (914) 285-1832
RETAIL
Barnes & Noble - (914) 397-2420
Bead Everything - (914) 644-8191
Cho Wines & Spirits - (914) 949-8578
Dollar Tree - (914) 323-2009
Eva's Design & Decorating - (914) 949-2717
Freshies - 173 Martine Avenue
Gentleman's Barber Spa - (914) 390-9222
LeVino Wine Merchants - (914) 949-8466
Loola Doola Boutique - Online only
Mamaroneck Party & Discount - (914) 328-3282
Metrovision Optical - (914) 682-4200
Royal Green Appliance Center - (888) 534-4572
Sam Ash Music - (914) 949-8448
Seema Convenience Store - (914) 682-2949
ShopRite - (914) 539-4500
Sunshine Pharmacy - (914) 607-3939
Target - (914) 821-0012
Westchester Road Runner - (914) 682-0637
SALONS, SPAS, AND SELF CARE
Aria Hair & Beauty - (914) 761-2100
Authentic Hair Studio - (914) 761-6712
Drybar - (914) 219-4958
Elements Massage - (914) 479-5072
Evangelista - (914) 428-0100
Farida Skin Care - (845) 553-4455
Fashion Diva Spa - (914) 288-0008
The Foot Care RN - (914) 861-5929
Gentleman's Barber Spa - (914) 390-9222
GFA Haircutting Inc - (914) 761-5858
Hair & Skin Care Boutique - (914) 946-1911
Handlebar Men's Salon - (914) 893-0029
Michelle's Beauty Spa - (914) 328-6388
Natural Therapeutic Spa - (914) 761-9807
The Relaxation Room - (914) 573-4832
Royalty Chop Chop - (914) 437-7437
Salon Flair - (914) 946-1811
Salon Maffei - (914) 428-3555
Signature Acupuncture Studio - (914) 222-5644
Static Hair Salon - 914) 997-2600
StretchLab - (914) 400-2004
Supercuts - (914) 328-3333
Vasken Demirjian Salon - (914) 285-0800
Well-Being Nails - (914) 682-5210
OTHER
Alloy Printing - (914) 993-9007
Club Champion - (914) 948-2651
KOI Creative Space - (914) 428-3195
Nu Trend Cleaners - (914) 949-6161
The Puzzle Parlour - (914) 368-8222
Reconnect - (917) 603-5863
EVENTS
175 East Post Road, (914) 644-8191

Bead Everything Classes
Classes are coming back! Class sizes will be limited to allow for social distancing. Please wear a mask. They are starting with the basics, adding more advanced projects in August.
Call (914) 644-8191 to register and prepay. Learn more and view the full schedule.
  • Wednesday, September 9 at 11 am: Introductory Class: Stringing
  • Thursday, September 10 at 11:30 pm: Mask Mates Workshop
  • Friday, September 11 at 11 am: Introductory Class: Wire Wrapping
  • Saturday, September 12 at 11 am: Introductory Class: Stringing
  • Saturday, September 12 at 3 pm: Free Stretchy Demo Class
  • Sunday, September 13 at Noon: Crystal Waltz Bracelet
  • Monday, September 14 at 2 pm: Mask Mates Workshop
33 Church Street, (914) 949-0384

For the months of September through January, Downtown Music will offer each of their concerts as a YouTube Premiere at 12 noon on Wednesdays. The concert will then be available for viewing at any time for a period of 10 days. To view their weekly offering, simply click on the link at the end of the program description. Having arrived at the Downtown Music YouTube Channel, select the program of your choice. 

Wednesday, September 9 at Noon
Isabella Mendes & Flavio Lira Duo
Downtown Music launches the 2020-2021 season with a free, live-streamed concert, presenting the Isabella Mendes & Flavio Lira Duo in the 2020 JazzFest White Plains. Isabella Mendes is a singer-songwriter, pianist, composer, and educator whose work is rooted in Brazilian jazz and bossa nova. Flavio Lira explores the musical traditions of Brazil, Cuba, and Colombia. Together, the two will present a special all-originals set, during this midday performance.

There are several ways to watch and participate in this event:
Facebook Live (no registration required)
Zoom (free registration required)
Eventbrite (free registration required)
One North Broadway, (914) 219-4958

Clear The Bar: 30% Off Select Products and Kits in store
169 Mamaroneck Avenue, 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, 187 Martine Avenue, (914) 428-3195
You're invited to take a tour of our newest KOI facility in downtown White Plains. With brand new dedicated, fully furnished, glass-walled workspaces ranging in size (from single person all the way up to enterprise spaces for 15+) and no long term commitments, they’re here to make sure you can get back out into the working world without a lengthy commute or lease hanging over your head on a daily basis. Schedule a tour.
One North Broadway, (914) 946-4433

The Play Group Theatre Fall 2020 Programs
The Play Group Theatre's inspirational programs have been adapted for in-person social distance, and online participation for Fall 2020. Each Fall 2020 program is flagged as either Online (fully remote) or Hybrid (both online and in-person). Hybrid programs are open to all students, including those unable to attend in person. Learn more.
Wednesdays, from 9 am - 2 pm
Located on Court Street at Main Street. There are new guidelines for on-site shopping to ensure customers can buy healthy and local food in a safe environment. Follow social distancing practice, signage and safety procedures on site. Pre-order & pick up is possible with some vendors.
100 Martine Avenue, (914) 422-1400
Documenting COVID-19: White Plains Experience
The White Plains Public Library is creating a new collection and wants to hear about you, what you're doing, how you're doing, what you see outside your window. Contributions to the Library’s collection can be anything, from a three-line poem to a 200-page diary, from a photograph to an oil painting. Read the full Press Release or visit their website to learn more.

Wednesdays from Noon - 12:45
Lunchtime Meditation
Brief beginning instruction followed by meditation. No experience or special equipment needed. A variety of guest instructors will lead the program. This is a virtual event using the Zoom Platform. To join, click the Zoom link here, or enter the following ID into Zoom: 85992680795. You can also use the following phone number to call in: +1 (929) 436-2866.

Monday, September 14 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Virtual Table Top Games for Kids and Teens
Join librarians Ashley and Erik from the Trove and the Edge to play fun virtual table top games. You will use the platform boardgamearena.com to play the games while you have a conversation on Zoom. Kids and teens that haven’t come to the program before will need to create a free account. Learn more.

85 Gedney Way, (914) 422-1336

Outdoor Movie Screenings
Pack some dinner, bring a chair and drive over to White Plains High School to enjoy a showing of the Blockbuster Hits. Advances registrations required beginning September 1. $10 per car, plus service fee. Pick up dinner and snacks from downtown restaurants. Reference our website to see who is open.

Moana | Saturday, September 12 at 7:15 pm | Purchase tickets.

Jumanji "The Next Level" | Saturday, September 26 at 7:15 pm | Purchase tickets.
195 East Post Road, (914) 368-8617

Wednesday, September 9 from 6:30 pm - 7 pm
Drag Bingo
Join Wolf & Warrior for Drag Bingo with Rhonda Rollins Stone. Free to play. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
FITNESS AND HEALTH
139 East Post Road, (914) 948-5929

New Student Offer
Arthur Murray Dance Studio is offering new students a 90 minute sample lesson and consultation for $29. Offer expires September 19. Learn more.

EVOLVE ATHLETIC CLUB
188 East Post Road, (914) 437-8484

NOW OPEN! Reach out to General Manager, Chris Kievit at ckievit@evolveathleticclub.com and schedule a FREE evaluation.
4 City Center, (914) 428-2020

NOW OPEN! Hours are Mondays - Thursdays from 6 am - 9 pm, Fridays from 6 am - 7 pm, Saturdays & Sundays from 7 am - 4 pm. Learn more and sign up.
245 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 729-0996

NOW OPEN! Call for details and book your classes on their app.
47 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 303-6076

Train from Home Program
Online live classes plus nutrition and accountability support through 6 week home challenge. Learn more.
250 Main Street, (914) 390-3488

NOW OPEN! Learn more.
110 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 615-9450


Virtual Classes
Pole Position's community has grown closer and closer as they jumped head first into taking classes into an online space together. No pole necessary for many of the classes. Learn more.

Private Lessons
While Pole Position has always boasted small classes and tons of individual attention, sometimes it’s nice to truly dance alone. As an extra bonus, you now have the freedom to book your reservation on your own. Learn more.

Studio Rentals
Use every pole, take up all the space, and do the YMCA if the mood strikes you. The whole studio is all yours and squeaky clean. Learn more.
140 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 266-1664

NOW OPEN! Learn more.

Livestream Classes
Try your first month of Unlimited Livestream Classes for $59 and they will include one Outdoor Class. Watch the class live or watch a recording later. Learn more and sign up.

Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 am
Outdoor Classes at Gillie Park
Join Pure Barre in Gillie Park for a healthy dose of Lifting, Toning, and Burning. Learn more and sign up.
147 East Post Road, (914) 400-2004
25 South Broadway, (914) 285-1832


Instagram Live Workouts
Simply tune in on Instagram at the listed time. Learn more and view the schedule.
RESTAURANT SPECIALS
30 Mamaroneck Avenue (914) 993-6358

Thursdays
Thurs-date 4-Course Menu
Whether you've been together for 20 days or 20 years, this special four-course meal is sure to keep the flames of romance stoked. The Thurs-date special four-course menu starts with your choice of cheese fondue, followed by a fresh salad course. Your entree includes tender filet mignon, Atlantic salmon, savory teriyaki sirloin and more. Your meal finishes with our most decadent dessert yet-Sparkling Chocolate Fondue. Add delicious handcrafted drinks or a bottle of rose' to your meal for the dreamiest of nights out. Rose petals and floating candle will be waiting at the table; please mention "Thurs-date" when making your reservations so they can pre-set your table. $49.50 per person. Minimum of two required. Pricing valid at this location only. Not valid with any other offer or on holidays. View menu.
235 Main Street, (914) 428-1000

Fridays from 5 pm - 7 pm
Weekly Curbside Wine Tasting
Enjoy a glass of wine, a cup of coffee or tea in their beautiful outdoor courtyard or indoor space.
186 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 397-9406

This kit comes with everything you need to recreate these dogs at home: hot dogs, buns, and special mustard. All you need to do is butter up your griddle.

OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES
FACIAL COVERINGS REQUIRED

Facial coverings are required when visiting, patronizing, and working for businesses.
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