Westchester County Celebrates Reopening Of Rye Playland After COVID Canceled Entire 2020 SeasonThe Great Depression and World War II couldn't close the park, but the coronavirus pandemic did for the entire 2020 season.
Progress Pride Flags Raised For First Time Ever At Rye PlaylandThe flags were raised by the Westchester County LGBTQ Advisory Board and county officials Friday.
Exclusive: Westchester County Executive Agrees To Turn Over Playland Management To Private FirmIt's a strategic reversal by County Executive George Latimer, who just last year tried to kill a deal cut by his predecessor with Standard Amusements to manage the park.
State Ponies Up To Help Save Historic Carousel At Rye PlaylandEighteen months ago, a fire damaged the historic carousel at Playland Park in Rye.
Westchester County Picks Private Operator For PlaylandStandard would also add new rides and restaurants and upgrade the park's physical plant while trying to maintain Playland's family-friendly feel.
Westchester County Legislator Says Not So Fast On Playland DealThere is a tentative deal in place to keep Rye Playland going for the next ten years, but not everyone is on board.
Tentative Deal Reached For Playland's Next 10 YearsWestchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday that the money-losing Playland park in Rye could be taken over on Oct. 1 by Sustainable Playland Inc.
Northern Suburbs, Hudson Valley Still Struggling With Power, Water Outages After SandyFor those north of New York City, life is still not normal since superstorm Sandy hit on Monday. Many are without power and some can't drink the water.
Astorino Reveals Future Of Rye Playland, Which Includes A Water ParkIn addition to the water park, the new operator will add a "Great Lawn" facing the Long Island sound. The space will be suitable for hosting events like graduations and concerts.
Nina In New York: Save Rye Playland!When I think of Playland, a thousand associations come rushing at me like the hyper-chlorinated water at the bottom of the log flume.
Future Of Playland's Funding Up In The Air As Park Keeps Losing MoneyFor Westchester County, losing $3 to $5 million a year on Rye Playland is no longer going to be an option, according to County Executive Rob Astorino.
Rye Playland Reinvention Heads Into Next Phase, May Partially Close Next SeasonJust three of twelve proposals for Rye Playland are called worthy of further consideration.
Astorino Vetoes Lease Agreement Plan For Children’s Museum At Rye PlaylandIn exchange for the museum doing millions of dollars worth of renovations to a bath house, Playland would lease the space to the museum for only $1 year.
Lease Agreement Approved For Children's Museum At Rye Playland By County BoardUnder the terms of the lease, the Westchester Children's Museum will occupy about half of the former men's bathhouse at Playland.
Good News: Westchester Residents Can Enter Rye Playland For FreeThe season is already practically half over, but now there's a new fee structure at Playland in Rye.