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Pleasantville NY

Pleasantville is a village inside the town of Mount Pleasant. Home to just over 7000 residents, the village is located just 31 miles north from New York City. Pleasantville is known for its neighborliness and tranquility.

LIFESTYLE

Pleasantville is known to be a beautiful, historic walking village. Its laid back community is what appeals to prospective residents. Locals can be seen walking the tree-lined streets to the local farmers market, mom-and-pop stores, and parks.

Location

Northern Westchester County NY

Community

Pleasantville is known for its local destination, known for the quality of its public schools, fine arts, dining, and community experiences. The Pleasantville Metro-North Railroad station serves takes its residents to New York City via the Harlem Line. Step off the train into town and soak in Pleasantville’s family atmosphere and from city to ambience.

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Schools

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For the Kids

The children of Pleasantville enjoy playing at the town’s four stellar parks and becoming members of the town pool. The village has a Dads Club that offers athletic programs for youth, including football, field hockey, volleyball, cheerleading, wrestling, lacrosse, basketball, baseball and softball. For indoor fun, head to Kids U, where kids from 6 months to 6 years can enjoy free play and atheletic classes.

AMENITIES & RECREATION

Pleasantville Parks and Recreation Department works to provide high quality recreational programs for the community, including store window painting and a children’s parade for Halloween, a lighting ceremony for Chirstmas, and several multi-week classes for all ages such as arts and crafts, coding, Bingo, parents’ night out, Dinosaur Club, Improv Club, and many more. One of the local parks is Nannahagan Park, which has playground equipment, a walking trail, basketball courts, pool and even a pond for fishing. Or head to Soldiers & Sailors park and Roselle Park for more playgrounds.

Food & Drink

Pleasantville NY & Surrounding Area

Top 10 Restaurants

  • Dai Sushi

  • 122 Reviews

  • Phone: +19147690638

  • $$  .   Sushi Bars

  • LobsterCraft

  • 89 Reviews

  • Phone: +12032925350

  • $$  .   Food Trucks

  • Bistro 146

  • 107 Reviews

  • Phone: +19144953992

  • $$$  .   Seafood

  • Pubstreet

  • 103 Reviews

  • Phone: +19149095408

  • $$  .   American (Traditional)

Shopping

Pleasantville is home to The Pleasantville Farmers Market, the largest, year-round farmers market in the area. The readers of Westchester Magazine have voted it Best of Westchester five years in a row. The market features 56 local vendors who bring healthful, locally produced food to the village and to the thousands of shoppers who show up each month to support local agriculture, neighboring businesses, enjoy the delicious offerings.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Pleasantville is home to the campus of Pace University and to the Jacob Burns Film Center, a Spanish Mission-style multiscreen complex built in the 1920s as the Rome Theater and refurbished 10 years ago. The Center plays new releases as well as special screenings with Q&As with special guests.

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History

Settled in 1695 and formerly known as “Clark’s Corners,” the Village was once a stop along the Underground Railroad. Pleasantville became a local government in 1897 and is also the original home of The Readers Digest corporation.

SURPRISE FEATURES

The annual Pleasantville Music Festival is a critically acclaimed event now in its 15th year. This one day event takes place every summer at Parkway Field. Some of the many acts that have performed at the festival are Blues Traveler, Joan Osborne, Jakob Dylan, Marc Cohn, The English Beat, and many more. These major acts perform alongside up-and-coming national acts and small local bands from around the tri-state area.