THE LIFESTYLE GUIDE

Below please find the best of the best of services available to residents of lower Westchester County.

CHEF/MENU PLANNER

Caroline Lee Jackson  You too can experience what it like to have a top (and nutritionally minded) chef shop for you and prepare thoughtful meals for you and your family— in your own home.    Fuel provides meals that are “fresh, healthy, light and local” offering a variety of menus made according to your taste and food preferences.    Caroline then shows up in your kitchen, and makes it happen.

HAIR SALONS

Vartali Hair Salon 212.935.4640  vartali.com  57th between Park and Madison. Ask for the French owner of the salon– Vartan– who styled Vogue’s top editors and its models, including Linda Evangelista.  Tell him that “Maria” sent you.

Pirri Salons  181 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich 203.869.4500  and 130 Fisher Avenue  Eastchester, New York 914.395.1700    pirrihairgroup.com   We have friends who are longtime clients, and former Manhattan residents who want to maintain a city-edge, and just love him.   Pirri offers a full selection of services, and right now is offering a blow dry or styling service for $35.  For those who prefer more frequest visits, you can go for his blow dry package which offers 10 blow dries for $300 in Greenwich, or $275 at his Eastchester location.  Clients purchasing  a package will also receive one hair treatment of their choice: Aveda, Kerastase, or Pirri hair treatment.   Enjoy!

SPAS

Bronxville Wellness Sanctuary 14 Studio Arcade  Bronxville  info@bronxvillewellness.com 914.337.9356   They offer massage— to include Thai massage— facials, Shamanic Energy Healing, Reiki, Yoga and meditation.

GYMS

The Bronxville Fitness Club 72 Palmer Road  Bronxville  914.779.2978  bronxvillefitnessclub.com  Yoga, Pilates, Spinning Classes, etc.  Personal training and state of the art fitness equipment on site. This small setting offers top of the line services, in a personal and friendly setting.

Equinox Fitness 800 Post Road Scarsdale  914.722.8374  The Scarsdale location of this larger operation.  They offer great classes, in a larger setting.

YOGA/PILATES

Yoga Haven 62 Main Street, 2 floor  Tuckahoe  914.722.8374  yogahaven.com  A favorite destination for many, Yoga Haven has a large following of people dedicated to the practice.  They offer different levels from Beginner on up, and their pre-natal classes are considered to be excellent.   The location is a bit off the beaten path, but this intimate and personal setting definitely adds to the overall experience.

Bikram Yoga Larchmont 2444 Boston Post Road  Larchmont  914.833.9703 bikramyogalarchmont.com  A destination for serious practioners, theydraws clients from all over Westchester County.

Body Fit 858 Scarsdale Avenue  Scarsdale  914.725.9400  scarsdalefitstudio.com  You should see my friends who attend their classes.

PERSONAL TRAINERS

The Bronxville Fitness Club 72 Pondfield Road  914.771.9771  bronxvillefitnessclub.com

NANNY TAXES

www.4nannytaxes.com They do everything for you with regard to state and federal nany tax payments, which can otherwise be a huge headache, trust us.  You can do everything properly and above board, and not worry about it.

AIRPORT CAR SERVICE

Eastchester Trip   11 John R. Albanese Place Eastchester  914.337.3727  1.800.439.3334  We prefer their service over the others, and use them exclusively for airport travel and other needs.

TRAVEL

Passport Rush 290 Fifth Avenue, 4th floor  NY, NY  212.714.3503  passportrush.com Passport Rush will come to your rescue, and magnificently.  All you need is proof of travel dates (flight numbers etc.) to request rush service and have them solve everything.

BABY NURSE/NANNY

Frances Stewart Agency.  212.439.9222    Ask for David.  They have the best baby nurses, including Julia Romaine who IS the baby whisperer (she had my now two year old sleeping through the night permanently from 4 days old on).  They also do Nanny placements.

PERSONAL ORGANIZATION
My Divine Concierge will come clean out estates/homes and organize accordingly.  They oversee everything, and even package and deliver “clean-out” donations of goods to local hospitals, charity organizations, etc.  They do it all.

CLEANING

Botticelli 914. 337.6384  Powerhouse cleaning team.  Good for occasional top-to-bottom jobs (including basement clean outs, window washings, and annual spring cleaning jobs).  They are pricey, so we recommend using them sparingly for special occasions.

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