is a neighborhood in Yonkers, New York
, noted for being the home of St. Joseph's Seminary
. It also contains the "Little Italy" of Yonkers along Midland Avenue. There is Dunwoodie Heights, which is the southern portion around the Seminary and Dunwoodie (proper) which is north of the Seminary.Dunwoodie
is also the home of The Dunwoodie Review which was launched in March 2010. The Dunwoodie Review is a theological journal published by the students of St. Joseph's Seminary. Millie Spagnolo, a near lifetime resident of Midland Avenue, is considered by many to be the Duchess of Dunwoodie or the Mayoress of Midland Avenue.
Places to eat
There are many local pizza shops such as Louie and Johnnie's, Midland Pizza and Dunwoodie Pizza.
The Yonkers Raceway is close by, located in Wakefield Park, while the Cross County Shopping Mall is also close by, but located in the neighborhood of Kimball. As mentioned previously, St. Joseph's Seminary is located technically in the neighborhood of 'Seminary Heights', but it colloquially known as Dunwoodie.
The Bee Line buses have bus stops located near the Cross County Mall and Yonkers Raceway
. The Neighborhood is also accessible by taking exit 3 on the I-87 (Major Deegan Expressway
). The Bronx River (to Exit 11W) and Cross County Expressway (exit 4S) is also nearby. The Metro North also... Read More