Rhinecliff, NY

Saugerties supervisor considers opting in to legal marijuana market

Saugerties Town Supervisor Fred Costello says he feels the Town should consider moving forward to opt in to the new market for legal marijuana . . . Unlimited access, starting at $3.33/mo. The Woodstock Times, New Paltz Times, Kingston Times, Saugerties Times and Almanac Weekly have been consolidated into one...
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Jewish federation reaches out to councilman following anti-Semitic rant

NEWBURGH – The Jewish Federation of Orange County has reached out to Newburgh City Councilman Omari Shakur following last week’s confrontation he had with a Jewish developer in which he used anti-Semitic language. The federation has yet to hear back from the councilman. The city council earlier this week voted...
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Site plan revisions sought for Colony Woodstock

Since an emergency order allowing spaces for outdoor gatherings has expired, establishments now must obtain site plan approval if they want to make changes permanent. Colony Woodstock presented updates to its site plan earlier this month to make its beer garden permanent. Nicholas Ballinger, owner of Early Terrible, a bar, and Mud Club, a bagel shop, both at 43-45 Mill Hill Road, presented his plans at the October 21 Woodstock Planning Board meeting.

This Hudson Valley Tavern Has Been in 4 Movies With a 5th On the Way

I have a thing for The Golden Rail Ale House in Newburgh. It’s where I hung out for years when I was in my twenties. There wasn’t a Friday night that went by that you wouldn’t find my friends and me at The Golden Rail. Fast forward a few decades, and since I don’t live in Newburgh anymore I don’t get there that often, but if I’m in the area I stop in.

Porcupines are Moving Into Hudson Valley; Have You Seen One?

Hudson Valley residents may soon have new neighbors. No, we're not talking about transplants from New York City. It's your friendly neighborhood porcupine. I've been living in the Hudson Valley since the 90s and I've never seen a porcupine. in fact, I never even knew porcupines lived in New York State. Outside of being in a zoo, I just assumed porcupines lived out in the northwest or somewhere far away.

New activewear store to open at Walden Galleria

OFFLINE, By Aerie will soon have a location at the Walden Galleria Mall. The sub-brand of activewear and accessories launched in July 2020 and is built for movement and comfort, according to a release from the shopping center. The new location features “elements of movement and fun to enjoy while customers shop, including a pingpong table, ballet bar and disco […]

New Wine Bar Coming Soon to Downtown Beacon, New York

The Hudson Valley will soon welcome a new place to enjoy wine, food and live music. This time last year things seemed pretty unsure for the local bar and restaurant industry. We've seen a lot of businesses close their doors for good so it's refreshing to see a local business open their doors to share their delicious drinks and food to help bring the community together.

Food Network: New Hudson Valley Restaurant’s Sandwich is #1 in US

In a list of the best sandwiches in America, the Food Network has ranked a new Hudson Valley restaurant's sub as the best of the best. We have some pretty iconic sandwiches in the Hudson Valley. In fact, many of them have already been recognized by the national media. In 2019 Buzzfeed named Rossi's Deli in Poughkeepsie best sandwich spot in New York. Last year, Mexicali Blue's short rib burrito at their Wappingers Falls restaurant was named one of the best burritos in the country. And back in 2016 a pizza/steak sandwich mash-up named the Steak Margarita from Vinnie's Deli and Pasta in Pawling was featured in a segment of the Food Network's show, Guilty Pleasures.

Hudson woman wins $1.5 million on Lottery

HUDSON — A Columbia County woman is $1.5 million richer following her recent New York State Lottery win. Amana Akter of Hudson claimed her prize of $1,523,340 at Lottery headquarters last week, said Brad Maione, director of communications for the Lottery on Monday. Akter’s winning ticket was for $2.5 million,...
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New in New Paltz: Hudson Valley Cheesecake opened a bakery, now offers delivery

For Dana Charres, owner of Hudson Valley Cheesecake in New Paltz, there's been no pre-pandemic "normal" to remember. She started her business in August 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. After waitressing for years and working as a laborer for Local 17, Charres took the leap amid the pandemic to open the bakery of her dreams.