Irvington Event Tickets
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Irvington is a small suburban village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County in the state of New York in United States. The state of New York is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern region of the United States and is considered to be the third most populous state of the USA. It is situated in the middle of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont. It is often known as the New York State in or order to differentiate it from New York City. Irvington is situated on the eastern bank of the River Hudson and is surrounded by small villages. At the north of the town is the village of Tarrytown, to the south is DobbsFerry and to the east some parts of Greenburgh. The census of 2000 proclaimed that there were some 6,631 people in the city and 2,518 households out of which at least 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them meaning. The town has a Road called the Route 9 which basically runs north-south parallel to the river and connects Irvington to the two neighboring villages. There is a commuter train service available at the Irvington station which can take you to New York City. You can get excellent bus service provided by the Westchester County on the Broadway.
This affluent town has an equally rich historical background. Before eventually been settled by the Europeans, initially the site was occupied by a Delaware tribe (Indians). The village changed its name to what it is known today in 1854, by popular vote. This name was kept after the American author Washington Irving who was still alive at that time. The names of the side streets were also changed and named after the area's early settlers. With the influence of both the Indians and the Europeans, the culture is extremely rich. Arts and culture have been an integral part of the town. It has served as home to noted artists in the earlier part of the twentieth century. The group known as the Irvington Group included the likes of William Forsyth, Dorothy Morlan, Clifton Wheeler, his daughter, Hilah Drake Wheeler, Helene Hibben, et al. some of the brilliant artwork by these artists is still on display at the Bona Thompson Memorial Center in Irvington. There are many landmarks and points of interest in Irvington as well. Out of these the most significant ones are Washington Irving Memorial, Odell's tavern, Station Road Tunnel, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, McVickar House built in 1853, Octagon House (Armour-Stiner House) (1860), Lord and Burnham Building (1881) , Hermit's Grave (1888), Cosmopolitan Building (1895), Irvington Town Hall (1902), Town Hall Theater (1902), Halsey Teahouse (1905) and the Villa Lewaro (1917) among many others.
The town boasts of excellent recreational facilities with three of Irvington's parks, Memorial Park, Matthiessen Park and Halsey Pond Park are open only to the village residents with a permit, whereas others are accessible by the general public as well. There is a private golf club as well, the Ardsley Country Club, founded in 1895, and located on the grounds of the country club. The village has served as an ideal location for many Hollywood movies; like The Arrow' (1903), North by Northwest (1959), Shamus (1973), This Pretty Planet: Tom Chapin in Concert (1992), The Last Seduction (1994), The Devil's Own (1997), Unfaithful (2002), Cruel to Be Kind (2004), The Hoax (2006), Across the Universe (2007). The village of Irvington has seen renaissance as a true neighborhood and as a cultural center. There is some awesome art being produced in Irvington including the more-modern digital art mediums. A new social center of the neighborhood, Lazy Daze Coffee and the re-opening of the Irving Theatre in 2006 metaphorically mean the re-birth of this town as an artistic center. So your Irvington Tickets will definitely serve their purpose as you will be introduced to a thriving arts community that should be celebrated.