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need a party space for about 150 people on a saturday night in westchester.

a loft space would be perfect. Any suggestions?

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  1. What part of Westchester do you prefer? What kind of party? What kind of food? Age ranges?

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    1. re: jhopp217

      It's a Sat night Bat mitzvah. We would like it to be a cocktail/dessert party... Would like for it to be a dance party/ nightclub. It will be about 80 adults 50 kids..

      1. re: bethst

        cabo in white plains is what your looking for

    2. What type of evening did you have in mind?

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      1. re: MRS

        I just posted.. looking to do a dance party... cocktails/desserts.. not a sit down dinner.

        1. re: bethst

          There's a new place called Bounce: The Party Place. Not sure what the deal is with food/drinks, but the place is huge from what I've heard. http://www.bouncethepartyplace.com/in...

          1. re: jhopp217

            thanks. good place to go but there are just too many people I know doing parties there. Looking for something a little different.

            1. re: bethst

              Don't know how many they can handle, but I know people who did a benefit at Vintage in White Plains and loved what they got. Although, being it was a benefit, the cost might have been lessened.

      2. Globe in Larchmont has a great back room w/ DJ, bar, food, couches, etc. Haven't been in a while but Coughlan's in White Plains has a great "club" space with large bar and food. Peniche also has a downstairs "lounge" which is nice, but feels kind of "basement-y".

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        Peniche
        175 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601

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        1. re: wpfoodie

          I will definitely try them. Thanks!

          1. re: bethst

            Sorry, I meant Prophecy not Coughlan's - that is the old name.

          2. re: wpfoodie

            150 people at Peniche? At their prices? Good grief.

            It's been noted here that Peniche is closed. Are they or aren't they?

            1. re: anonymouse1935

              Peniche is not closed.

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              Peniche
              175 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601

              1. re: imm08

                No, they are not, but according to their website it is doubtful that party for 150 would work:

                Restaurant Buyout: 200 Seated Reception – 300 Standing Reception*

                Private Dining Room (main level): accommodating parties up to 65 people

                Private Lounge/Pata Negra (lower level): accommodating parties for 30-120 people

                *Buyout may not be available on all days, and is subject to food and beverage minimum.

                1. re: valerie

                  They have not fixed the sign yet though!! It just has a "P" on the facade.

              2. re: anonymouse1935

                Nor is Peniche expensive. No idea where that comes from.

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                Peniche
                175 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601

                1. re: wpfoodie

                  Reading around. LoHud, Yelp, Zagat -- tiny bits of good food at high prices that leave one hungry.

                  It's expensive for those who aren't rich.

                  1. re: anonymouse1935

                    I guess it's just a matter of how you order. Small plates for large groups, with inexpensive sangria, has led me to many sub-$50 meals - and I don't think you have to be rich to pay that price for a great dining experience.

                    1. re: wpfoodie

                      second that fully! I have eaten there multiple times where we have had full meals left full and had sangria for under $40 per person all inclusive! Thats's great imo. Granted we are not ordering the most expensive items all the time but nor are we skpping anything because of price--we just don't need filet or lobster, etc.

                      1. re: cubanat

                        I don't think 150 people at a party want to watch their food intake nor drink inexpensive sangria.

                        I know I wouldn't. So, Peniche is still not a good choice for the OP's party.

                        1. re: anonymouse1935

                          let's rephrase then. Peniche has great sangria that happens not to be so expensive.

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                          Peniche
                          175 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601

                            1. re: anonymouse1935

                              if it were my party then yes!! thanks for asking! the point is moot since they want a loft space I suppose. bottomline is peniche has a private space and some would consider it a good value depending upon what one orders. that is all.

                          1. re: anonymouse1935

                            Trust me, I've never watched my food intake. We ordered just about everything on the "small plates" side of the menu, and even ordered an entree or two, but had them split them up for sharing. There are tons of great options on the menu. And like 'cubanet' said, it's great sangria that doesn't cost much.

              3. What about Prophecy in WP? I have heard they are very good at large groups events.

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                1. re: MRS

                  will definitely look there. THanks.

                2. What about the Bronxville Woman's Club, which has great party rooms. I think there might be an associated caterer, but you can check with them. Also, given the current economy, I'll bet that many private clubs like Siwanoy would allow non-member events. Worth it to check local clubs for prices and avails.

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                  1. re: roxlet

                    thanks. I will checkthere too. What's Siwanoy?

                    1. re: bethst

                      Hahah...a bat mitzvah at Siwanoy?! Man, times have certainly changed...

                      1. re: MRS

                        My post was posting in error before I was finished w/ my comment. Apologies. What I was trying to say was that in years back, I was under the impression that that they would not allow non-members to host events there w/out a member as an event sponsor. I thought that was pretty strict. And, I had never, ever known anyone who had a bar/bat mitzvah there, but perhaps in recent years they have allowed these kind of events from non-members.

                        1. re: MRS

                          There have been both Bar and Bat Mitzvahs at Siwanoy and the Bronxville Field Club. However, my post was to point out that private clubs like Siwanoy are more open to non-member events in the current economic climate.

                  2. Try Life just off the Saw Mill Pkwy in Ardsley. Great space, very adaptable, I think the go to caterer is Abigail Kirsch.

                    http://www.lifetheplacetobe.com/

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                    Saw Mill
                    501 South Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305

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                    1. re: touchdown

                      or even the loading dock in CT. You can then choose your own caterer!

                      1. re: cubanat

                        would you just go look at cabo in white plains

                    2. Club fit is start to do large events. They just did a overhaul of their cafes.
                      SUNY purchase is different. They have a black out room.