New Castle Ready for Plastic Bag Ban to Take Effect – December 30, 2016

After more than six months of preparation and public education, the Town of New Castle is ready to see its Reusable Bag Initiative go into effect on Sunday…

DeCicco’s Opens Friday in Millwood with Trademark Foods, Green Tech – December 29, 2016

DeCicco & Sons opens its seventh store Friday in Millwood, much to the delight of residents near the hamlet, which borders on Chappaqua, Briarcliff Manor, Ossining and Yorktown…

DeCicco & Sons Millwood Store Opens Friday – December 29, 2016

The store is slated to feature several amenities, noted New Castle Supervisor Rob Greenstein, who announced the date in a Town Board report and in a subsequent press release earlier this month…

DeCicco’s Grocery Store to Open Friday in Millwood – December 29, 2016

A new DeCicco & Sons supermarket is set to open Friday morning in the space formerly occupied by A&P at the Millwood Shopping Center…

DeCicco & Sons Opening Millwood Store On Dec. 30 – December 22, 2016

The store is slated to feature several amenities, noted Greenstein, who announced the date in a Town Board report and in a subsequent press release…

DeCicco & Sons Opening New Area Store Dec. 30 – December 22, 2016

The store is slated to feature several amenities, noted Greenstein, who announced the date in a Town Board report and in a subsequent press release…

DeCicco & Sons Goes Green, Energy Efficient: VIDEO – December 20, 2016

When the owners of DeCicco & Sons supermarkets were planning energy efficiency measures in four stores, they decided to go big with the help of Con Edison and advanced technology…

DeCicco’s to Open Dec. 30: New Castle’s Supermarket Returns – December 16, 2016

If you’ve got shopping to do for a New Year’s Eve party, you might want to wait until Dec. 30 so you can take care of that little chore at New Castle’s new supermarket…

Gourmet Market DeCicco’s Coming to Millwood – July 21, 2016

After more than six months without a grocery store, the town of New Castle is going to get one of northern Westchester’s favorite supermarkets: DeCicco’s…

DeCicco & Sons Will Be Coming To Former A&P Site In Millwood – July 20, 2016

Fellow grocer DeCicco & Sons has signed a lease and will be moving into the vacant space, New Castle Supervisor Rob Greenstein announced on his Facebook page…

DeCicco’s Signs Lease to Move Into Millwood Plaza – July 19, 2016

The long wait for Millwood to once again have a supermarket appears to be over. On Sunday, New Castle Supervisor Robert Greenstein announced to town residents via Facebook that DeCicco & Sons will be moving into the space at Millwood Plaza formerly occupied by A&P…

DeCicco’s to open in Millwood – July 19, 2016

DeCicco & Sons has announced a seventh grocery store location in the lower Hudson Valley, to open in the space previously occupied by the A&P in Millwood….

8 Beer Cures For The Summertime Blues – July 12, 2016

A Few pleasures in life are as gratifying as reaching into a cooler on a steamy summer day and cracking a fermented beauty. Whether you are hovering over a grill, just reaching the summit of a hike or lounging on the beach…

DeCicco & Sons Shares Grand Opening with New Pharmacy – June 23, 2016

You’ve known they were in the neighborhood since the store opened in December, but DeCicco’s and Sons in Larchmont held an “Official” Grand Opening over the weekend…

10 Things to be Happy about this Summer – July 6, 2016

Anger and intolerance has become the hot take of 2016…and it’s making me mad. I’ve found the best cure for common anger is ‘think local and get outdoors.’…

How Going Green Benefited My Store – April 2016

Have you ever thought about making big changes to your store to make it even more “green.” One NY grocery store recently used innovative technology to benefit the environment, which in return has benefited their bottom line…

DeCicco & Sons Earns EPA’s Highest Certification – April 7, 2016

In its newest store in Larchmont, N.Y., DeCicco & Sons combined its traditional focus on quality with an emphasis on innovative “Green & Clean” technologies to earn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Platinum GreenChill certification…

Small N.Y. grocer receives GreenChill Platinum for transcritical store – March 3, 2016

Stores can receive platinum, gold or silver-level certifications, based on leak and charge levels, as well as the use of low-GWP (under 150) refrigerants for platinum certification. In addition to the DeCicco’s store, 10 other US supermarkets have platinum certification…

The Westchester Grocery Industry Is Dramatically Changing – February, 2016

Judy Shampanier finds herself doing more and more of her grocery shopping at DeCicco & Sons in Pelham these days. “The selection is decent; the produce is good; the service is beyond!”…

DeCicco’s Opens in Larchmont – December 24, 2015

LARCHMONT – Except for a simple ceremony held on the store’s grand opening Friday, DeCicco & Sons hasn’t done much to advertise the addition of its sixth and newest supermarket on Palmer Avenue…

DeCicco & Sons Opens Larchmont Store – December 21, 2015

Family-owned gourmet grocer DeCicco & Sons opened its sixth store in the Hudson Valley at 2141 Palmer Ave. in Larchmont on Dec. 18. The 25,000-square-foot store, formerly the site of a Guitar Center location, has a full-service craft beer and wine bar, an upstairs dining area and rooftop solar panels that generate 75 percent of the store’s electricity…

DeCiccos Opening in Larchmont as ‘Supermarket of the Future’ – December 17, 2015

DeCicco and Son’s new supermarket in Larchmont, opening at 2141 Palmer Avenue (former Guitar Store location) on Friday, is, say the owners, the “supermarket of the future.”…

DeCicco and Sons to Open New Store in Larchmont Friday – December 16, 2015

DeCicco & Sons will open a new food market on Friday, Dec. 18, in Larchmont at 2141 Palmer Avenue, according to owners….

DeCicco & Sons Gears Up To Open In Larchmont – December 16, 2015

Winner of various awards, including the “2015 Best Family Owned Business” in Westchester, as well as multiple categories of Westchester Magazine’s “Best Of Westchester” awards, the store is about to launch with another accolade as one of the nation’s most energy-efficient and greenest supermarkets…

Groceries: A Special Report – December 2015

A&P’s bankruptcy made it clear. lohud’s readers are passionate about buying food. The closure of a major chain like A&P affected our community — and groceries, without doubt, are a cultural touchstone here in the Lower Hudson Valley…

Our Top 5 Beers for your Thanksgiving Feast – November 24, 2015

The craft beer movement is huge here in the US. With over 25 craft breweries alone within an hour or so from NYC, I thought we should explore what’s hot for beer drinkers looking for the perfect pairing for their Thanksgiving Feast this Thursday…

DeCicco’s Bold Move – October, 2015

The six-store grocery operator becomes one of the few independents to implement a CO2 transcritical refrigeration at its new environmentally friendly store…

DeCicco & Sons Goes Green In Larchmont – September 9, 2015

This fall, DeCicco & Sons will open the doors to one of the nation’s most energy-efficient, cleanest, and greenest supermarkets in beautiful Larchmont. It will include all of the features DeCicco & Sons customers have grown to love…

DeCicco & Sons Hosts “GRAND TASTING” Craft Beer Fest – September 4, 2015

BREWSTER, NY – Get ready for a craft beer event that’s unlike any other craft beer event you’ve ever attended. After over a decade of enthusiastic commitment to craft beer both locally and from around the world…

You Say Tomato, DeCicco & Sons Says San Marzano – August 2015

Quick question: Have you ever eaten a tomato that was grown at the base of a volcano? If you responded with a raised eyebrow and a quizzical look, rest assured that most people probably wouldn’t be able to confidently answer an oddly specific question like that…

Craft Beer Pairings For 4th Of July – July 2, 2015

Fourth of July is that special holiday that always reminds me of my youth. It’s that first taste of summer after school ends — the air smells heavy and floral, lightning bugs make their cameos and fireworks fly high. It’s the one night of the year when you can almost guarantee a grill puffing out smoke at every house…

Beer Lovers Rejoice: Craft Beer-To-Go is Easier Than Ever – July 1, 2015

Craft beer in a food market? Is that your idea of shopping heaven? Not only can it happen, but it just became even easier. Thanks to DeCicco & Sons’ boundless vision and creativity, not only can you avoid making a second stop when shopping for edible essentials for your next party or barbecue..

X-Planations: Yonkers’ Peter X. Kelly On Where He Shops – June 8, 2015

Westchesterites are lucky as there are so many great choices. For big box stores, I love Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers for all the extra’s: talking cows, free samples and a great prime beef program..

Craft Beer in an Unlikely Location: At the DeCicco’s Grocery Store in Armonk – February 13, 2015

On the steps leading to the second level of the DeCicco’s grocery store in Armonk are these names: Kelso. Peekskill Brewery. Flying Dog. Cantillon. Captain Lawrence. Evil Twin. Hill Farmstead…

 

Hopslam, KBS, Nugget Nectar: Where to Find Limited Release Craft Beers – February 6, 2015

Three award-winning beers — Nugget Nectar from Troeg’s Brewing, Hopslam Ale from Bell’s Brewery and KBS from Founders — are distributed in an incredibly short window. None of these craft breweries are in New York…

 

The Best Food Trends In Westchester From The Past Year – January 2015

Trends that have become established here over the past five to seven years—farmers’ markets, food and beer festivals, fusion cuisine—are being expanded and consolidated in more ways than ever. We want everything all in one place, and available more often…

 

Expert Beer Pairings That Will Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner Even More Delicious – November 19, 2014

If you ask beer enthusiasts why they love to drink beer on Thanksgiving, they might tell you that the reason dates back to the Mayflower. The myth goes that in 1620…

 

DeCicco & Sons Pick Some Great Food To Get Excited About This Fall – September 2014

The golden hues that have crept over the trees, shorter days and darker nights, and football season all signal that Autumn has finally arrived! As the mornings and days get chillier and we turn to comfort foods to warm us up…

 

DeCicco’s In Armonk Plans Beer Tasting With California Brewer – September 5, 2014

After graduating law school in 2008, Patrick Rue set out to redefine what “beer” is by opening his dream, “The Bruery.”H is calling was to create beers with character and depth…

 

Salty Gose-Style Beer Is The Latest Trend In Brewing – August 14, 2014

Here’s the thing about beer fads: They’re all about extremes. As you may remember, there was a long moment when aggressively hopped beers were all the rage. These were big, bitter brews…

 

Local Food Festival At DeCicco’s In Brewster Features Disney’s Frozen – July 26, 2014

Bring the family to the Third Annual Local Food Festival at DeCicco’s Brewster store on Saturday, July 26, for a day of rides, activities, free gifts, music, and live performances from celebrity characters Elsa, Anna, and Olaf…

 

DeCicco Family Markets Volunteer Discounts Every Thursday at 5 Stores – March 24, 2014

To thank local volunteers, every Thursday, DeCicco Family Markets in Ardsley, Armonk, Brewster, Harrison and Pelham offer 5% off when you shop…

 

Hide Your Women! The World’s Coolest Beer Rock Star Is Coming to DeCicco’s Brewster – January, 2014

Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø is cooler than you or me, and it’s not just because his name includes an unpronounceable diacritical mark. His coolness comes from his job…

 

The Best Beers Made Locally – October, 2013

A short list of the best brews brewed in or around Westchester…

 

The Best Places to Buy Beer in Westchester – October, 2013

Tired of the standard beer selection? Check out these local markets and their wide beer selections…

 

DeCicco’s Opens Store – Including Bocce and Gastropub – in Armonk – July 2, 2013

DeCicco Family Markets, a second-generation grocery chain with locations in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Orange Counties, opened its 11th location in the Armonk Square in downtown Armonk…

 

Red Hot DeCicco’s Up and Running in Armonk – June 29, 2013

After the Armonk A&P Supermarket closed its doors in February 2012, North Castle residents were left to travel farther to bordering Westchester towns for their weekly groceries – until now. Armonk welcomes DeCicco’s Family Markets, a second generation chain with multiple locations spanning Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange counties…

 

DeCicco’s Opens 11th Store in Armonk – June 26, 2013

DeCicco Family Markets, a second-generation independent grocer with 10 locations in New York’s Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Orange Counties, has opened its 11th location in the newly constructed Armonk Square in downtown Armonk…

 

Wunderkinds 2013: Joseph DeCicco Jr., 28 – 2013

It might be easy to underestimate Joseph DeCicco Jr. as merely the lucky heir to the 10-store (soon to be 11) DeCicco Family Markets throne, but that would be a mistake…

 

DeCicco’s 2nd Annual Food Festival – July 25, 2013

I love DeCicco’s, the local supermarket chain. They have eleven locations spread throughout the Hudson Valley meaning that even if you are as prodigiously lazy as I am there is one close enough for you to get to. As if to hammer home the evidence of my laziness I must admit that I’ve only been to the Scarsdale location…

 

DeCicco Family Market Named Best Growler Fill in Westchester County – August 14, 2012

DeCicco Family Markets, the family-owned gourmet market known for its selection of meats, seafood, and grocery, as well as a vast quantity of cheeses and beers from around the world, has been named a Best of Westchester winner for offering patrons the best growler fill…

 

Family Businesses Fight Long Odds to Become Legacy – July 21, 2008

The supermarket chain Frank DeCicco Sr. founded with his two brothers more than 30 years ago is still run by DeCiccos from top to bottom….

 

Food Market Chain Halts Tobacco Sales – June 2, 2008

OWNERS of the DeCicco Family Markets, the chain of supermarkets scattered throughout Westchester and Rockland Counties, say they have never been smokers…

 

DeCicco Markets Ditch Cigarettes – March 2, 2008

Anti-smoking groups are praising Wegmans Food Markets and DeCicco Markets for discontinuing the sale of tobacco products at their stores…

 

IN BUSINESS; In the Aisles, the Second Generation – December 4, 2005

THERE is something reassuringly all-American about the De Cicco family’s business model: a modest chain of immigrant-founded supermarkets doing well enough to attract the second generation into the management…