In peaceful downtown Peekskill on Central Avenue about one hour north of Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal and concrete City bustle via Metro Rail North, we discovered Bruised Apple Books and spent hours browsing, reading, conversing with the owners and buying books and CDs. A town without a bookstore, independent or chain, is a town without a soul. Charming Peekskill has many souls...
The City of Peekskill is a city in the New York City metropolitan area, in Westchester County, New York.
The city is situated on a bay along the east side of the Hudson River, across from Jones Point.
The population of Peekskill is 23,988.
Peekskill's first legal incorporation of 1816 was reactivated in 1826 when Village elections took place. The Village was further incorporated within the Town of Cortlandt in 1849 and remained so until separating as a city in 1940.