Barrytown, NY

Rhinebeck farm once owned by mob boss lists for $1.5M

One mob boss was more interested in raising horses than using their remains to terrify a recalcitrant movie mogul. The 98-acre Rhinebeck horse farm once owned by Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno, the late boss of New York’s Genovese crime family, has hit the market for $1.5 million. “Tony’s Horse Farm,” as the listing calls it, has pastoral mountain views, more than a mile of riding trails and an in-ground pool, making it a peaceful spot for Salerno to recuperate between stints in prison in the 1970s and 1980s for racketeering, loansharking and illegal gambling.
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Historic, 290-Acre Red Hook Estate Hits Market For $25 Million

A historic mansion in the Hudson Valley that was once lauded by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt for its “coziness” just hit the market for $25 million. Known as Steen Valetje, the Dutchess County estate, located in Red Hook, sits on 290 acres and offers “breathtaking views of the Hudson River and Catskills beyond,” according to the listing from Compass Real Estate.
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New Club at Former Prime Time in Highland Announces Grand Opening

There was a time when Prime Time in Highland was one of the hottest spots in the Hudson Valley. It was a gay bar, but everybody was welcomed, no matter what their sexual preference was. Prime Time was always busy. You’d be lucky to get a parking space on a weekend night. But once you did, you got to be part of the fun party going on inside.

‘Big Mouth’ TikTok Star Raves About Poughkeepsie, NY Deli

The biggest mouth in the world is using it to give big love to one of the most popular Hudson Valley delis. If you've been on TikTok or Instagram lately you might come across Sam Ramsdell. She is the Guinness World Record holder for the largest mouth gape for a female in the world! The Connecticut native's mouth measures 2.56 tall and 4 inches wide according to Guinness record.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Samuel’s Sweet Shop wins best Candy Store

Many of our favorite Walking Dead universe actors have nonacting side gigs they are well known for. Norman Reedus has, several actors have podcasts and many are authors. Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton Morgan are owners of Mischief Farms, MF Libations, and are partners in a candy shop in the Hudson Valley, Samuel’s Sweet Shop.

Refreshing Homemade Drinks to Beat the Heat in the Hudson Valley

It's time to rejoice, it's officially summer in the Hudson Valley. With the return of this season, we have so much to look forward to. Most importantly, I'm excited to spend more time in the sun and outdoors. Swimming in local pools, watching the sunset, gazing at fireflies, traveling to the beach, and listening to the nighttime insects are also things that we can enjoy in the Hudson Valley.

Stunning New Brewery Open in Tivoli, NY

A brand new brewery has finally opened in Tivoli, NY. We first reported about a one-of-a-kind brewery opening soon in Columbia County back in April. According to the Red Hook Daily Catch, Lasting Joy Brewery opened its doors over the weekend just in time for Fathers Day and the village of Tivoli's 150th-anniversary celebration.

Was the Onion Ring Created in New York?

Are you a fan of the Onion Ring? I am! Crispy batter on the outside and warm, soft onion in the middle. Believe it or not, I can still remember where I was when I had my first onion ring. It was actually homemade with a biscuit-type tempura batter and I was hooked after the first bite. Full disclosure, I also had cauliflower and broccoli made the same way that night and decided that was how I wanted to eat my veggies for the rest of my life.

Help Name The Baby Goats at Clover Brooke Farm in Hyde Park, NY

A Hudson Valley farm has welcomed 5 newcomers to its family and now, they need some help naming them. There's always something going on at Clover Brooke Farm in Hyde Park. They're most notably known for their alpaca, llama, and goat hikes through the trails of their property. The farm also hosts a slue of events like goat yoga, soap making, painting classes and even brewing beer at the barn.