FOOD & DRINK
Two Hudson Valley Eateries to Be Featured on America’s Best Restaurants
What’s for dinner tonight? Italian? Mexican? How about traditional American fare? It can be tough to decide when you think you’ve tried every restaurant nearby. Fortunately, America’s Best Restaurants, an online show that airs episodes through Facebook, is here to help. Recently, it chose to feature two restaurants in the Hudson Valley: The Helm in Greenwood Lake and A Slice of Italy in Kingston.
Bears Broke Into 9 Homes In This Upstate New York Town
Nine break-ins in any town are going to cause alarm. When black bears are the culprits, that may be a bit more concerning. However, when your town sports a 'Bear Task Force', you probably have some level of expectation for this type of invasion. 55 miles south of the Capital...
SURPRISE: ‘New & Improved’ Mexican Kitchen Prepares To Open in New Paltz
On the one year anniversary of the day that New Paltz lost one of its signature Mexican restaurants to a terrible fire, the owners of Mexican Kitchen shocked the community with the announcement that they would be returning 'this fall.'. Last we heard, upon the completion of the rebuild of...
Hudson Valley Residents Discover Family History on Bakery List
When it comes to family history, there's a lot that can be learned. More than ever, we're interested in our lineage and may use websites such as Ancestry and 23andMe to gather information. What if you could learn about your family here in the Hudson Valley?. Some of the villages,...
The 10 Best Restaurants in Accord, NY
Accord, a quaint hamlet in New York, boasts a diverse range of dining establishments to satisfy various palates. Here are the top 10 restaurants you shouldn’t miss in Accord, NY:. 1. Stone House Tavern:. This American eatery is renowned for its upscale rustic home-cooked fare and an extensive selection...
Final CHANCE To Sing Center Stage at The Chance Theater
It's hard to explain to those who aren't from the area what The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie really means to us as a community, and for many of us, as individuals. For many, The Chance was likely the first place you went to a show or the venue where you were able to see one of your favorite big-name bands in a smaller, more intimate venue.
Award-Winning Hudson Valley Restaurant For Sale After 35 Years
One of the best Italian restaurants in the Hudson Valley is for sale after three and a half decades of serving hungry customers. We recently held a survey of our listeners, asking them what country makes their favorite food. The majority of them chose either Mexican or Italian food. It's no wonder the Hudson Valley is home to so many taco and pasta restaurants.
Landmark riverfront restaurant setting sail for retirement
POUGHKEEPSIE – The River Station Restaurant at Main and Water Streets in Poughkeepsie is closing it’s doors at the end of October, according to the owner, Kevin Kihlmire. The restaurant has been in his family since the 1950s when his maternal great-uncle operated it. “After 45 years I’ve...
Popular Ulster County Restaurant Closes After Over 20 years
Owners have taken on new endeavors that have allowed them to enjoy more personal time, leading to the decision to close. Italian food lovers in the Esopus area of Ulster County are saddened to hear that a popular restaurant that had closed "temporarily" for several months, has closed for good.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in poughkeepsie, NY
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around poughkeepsie..
Long-Awaited Starbucks Opens Its Doors in Saugerties
Newest Ulster County Starbucks has area coffee fans elated. For a couple of years now, there has been talk of a Starbucks opening another Ulster County location, which already has several shops in Kingston, New Paltz and a new Lake Katrine location that opened this year in the former Hardee's spot. Saugerties residents can finaly breathe a sigh of relief, as the long-awaited location has finally opened for business.
Intense Video of Moose Fight in New York
It is rare to see one moose in the woods let alone two of them locking antlers. One person caught it all on video. Have you ever seen two of these things fight? It's rather a moose-ing... Sorry I had to. It seems like Upstate New York is going moose crazy right now.
Rock Instruments Allows Students to Make Music Their Way
Rock Instruments, a new course at Rhinebeck High School, allows students to learn a number of instruments, create small groups, and play everything from pop to rock to folk music. Created by Mr. Conroy from the observation that many students were interested in these types of instruments, this new course...
Japanese Sake Brewery, Tasting Room Opens in Hyde Park, New York
A state-of-the-art sake brewery and tasting room is now open for business in Hyde Park. On Saturday, dignitaries from Japan were in the Hudson Valley for the grand opening of the Dassai Blue Sake Brewery in Dutchess County. This is the first-ever Japan-led brewery to open up in the United States.
Art Adventures Await in the Hudson Valley with Bloomberg Connects
So next time you’re ready to do a little exploring in your own backyard — whether it’s a weekend getaway or an afternoon adventure — Bloomberg Connects will show you where to go and what not to miss. Scroll down for some of their Hudson Valley highlights.
When Did This Amazing Restaurant In Poughkeepsie Close Its Doors?
I was surprised to see this gem for great Asian food in Poughkeepsie had closed. Been on an Asian food kick for some time now, and have always some great spots in the Hudson Valley area. One that I had visited often enjoyed tremendously closed down recently, seemingly without warning.
Get Ready for an Unforgettable Night of Music at the Stage Feast!
🎉 Attention all music lovers! Get ready to mark your calendars for an exciting event. The Stage Feast is coming to town on Mon, Oct 02, from 1am to 12pm. This is not your ordinary event. Stage Feast is set to be a thrilling in-person gathering that promises a night filled with music, laughter, and good vibes. 🎶 The event will take place at the 89 East Strand Street, Kingston, NY, 12401, a venue known for hosting lively events.
Reptile Expo returns to MJN Center in Poughkeepsie
POUGHKEEPSIE- The Reptile Expo is returning to the MJN Center in Poughkeepsie on October 29, 2023. See thousands of live pet reptiles and amphibians on display and for sale as pets. Tickets are available for purchase at the door.