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Three arrested for robbery in Town of Ulster parking lot

TOWN OF ULSTER – Three Town of Ulster residents were arrested on Thursday, June 23 in connection with a robbery that occurred just before midnight on Wednesday, the 22nd, in the parking lot of the Rodeway Inn at 239 Forest Hill Drive in the Town of Ulster. Arrested were...
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Access to Popular Copack, NY Waterfall ‘Permanently’ Closes

Don't go chasing this Hudson Valley waterfall. Bash Bish waterfall is closed, kind of. Let us explain... Many hikers and non-hikers across the Hudson Valley love coming across a waterfall on their outdoor adventures. One of the most accessible and, in my personal opinion, easiest hikes in the Hudson Valley is Bash Bish in Copake.

The rent-hike system is failing miserably — but there’s an easy way for Albany to fix it

Tuesday’s vote by the Rent Guidelines Board proved one thing: This more than 50-year process of setting increases for one- and two-year rent-stabilized apartment leases is broken — and state lawmakers are to blame. But good news: They can fix it.  Over the past eight years, historically low RGB rent limits — freezes for three-and-a-half years, and an annual average rent increase of 0.75% — did little to promote affordability for the most income-burdened population. For providers of affordable housing, the system failed, too, even though it was clear what kind of rents building owners needed to keep pace with increased operating...

Windham Is About to Become the Ultimate Upstate Getaway of the Summer

Located in the Northern Catskills, Windham has long been a destination for skiers, snowboarders and outdoor enthusiasts unfazed by freezing temperatures and an overabundance of snow. Thanks to its wealth of lodging options and trails, it’s become known as “the gem of the Catskills.” It’s scenic, family-friendly and highly accessible — the American Alps, if you will.

How To Eat Like Anthony Bourdain Here in the Capital Region

June 25 would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 66th birthday. Maybe you know him as the “Don’t Order Fish on Mondays” guy from Kitchen Confidential. Maybe you traveled the world through his lens on No Reservations and CNN’s superb Parts Unknown. Maybe you only know the headlines around his death in 2018.

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.

Fort Defiance reopens for dinner and drinks in Red Hook after pivoting during pandemic

Owners of one Red Hook restaurant would not let the pandemic close their doors — in fact, they defied the idea. Fort Defiance has adapted multiple times since the COVID-19 outbreak shuttered the city in March 2020 — namely moving to another storefront in the small coastal neighborhood the eatery has called home for over a decade, and operating as a general store and breakfast spot until last December.

Repair Cafe comes back to Kingston New York for free

The Repair Cafe will be held here in July.Google Street View, October 2019. Broken electronics and little knick-knacks often clutter up a home and make it hard to get any work done. So often we decide to throw these things out or make room for the new stuff. But it turns out that you don't have to. Since 2009, there have been events all over the world that want to help you get these machines fixed for you and at zero cost.