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Ukrainian Cultural Festival in the Gunks this weekend

The ninth annual Cultural Festival at the Soyuzivka Ukrainian Heritage Center takes place this weekend, July 10 through 12: a three-day zabava guaranteed to make you feel it. Nonstop music will be provided…

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Stone House Day in Hurley this Saturday

Back when the Dutch came to the fertile territory bordering the Esopus Creek (a mere 354 years ago!), they constructed dwellings from the abundantly available material of the region: stone. Many of these…

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Plein Air Paint-Out at Olana

It’s only fitting that Frederic Church’s famed Olana State Historic Site, the 250-acre home and landscape that he designed on a bluff overlooking the Hudson Valley, should be the location of a partnership…

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Random House to host authors & book-inspired workshops at Basilica Hudson’s “Off the Page”

  When Random House throws an Open House at its headquarters in Manhattan, readers get to meet their favorite authors in an up-close-and-personal atmosphere. Now the mega-publisher is moving the party upstate for…

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Elliott Landy talks about his photo book of movie stars in Woodstock

Glamour was serious business then: unattainable by most mortals, but still, we could dream. In the magical images of our favorite stars, dressed to the nines and presenting themselves like the royalty they’d…

Ann and Larry Cihanek of Green Goats Farm in Rhinebeck keep goats for another reason: They rent their animals out literally to mow down property that’s overgrown with pernicious plants and to clear terrain that is impossible to mow, like steep hillsides. (photo by Ann Hutton)

Green Goats rebuilds its herd

Their eyes are otherworldly. Their individual demeanors lean toward the abrupt and comical, with shades of lethargy and boredom when just standing around. Their babies might be the cutest creatures on the planet…

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Ulster County Historical Society marks Founders’ Day at Bevier House in Marbletown

Some of us round the curve on State Route 209 south of Hurley twice a day, on our way to Kingston and home again. We might glance now and then at the stalwart…

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Newburgh Illuminated Festival fêtes city’s sesquicentennial

Question: Where can you go to hear 12 hours of live music, delve into foods ethnic and sublime, visit bona fide American historical sites, shop arts and crafts ‘til you drop and bask…

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Hudson Valley Cider Week kicks off with tasting event in New Paltz

An old industry is being revived in New York State: one that hearkens to pre-Colonial times – and one that hasn’t changed all that much in the interim. The fermenting and bottling of…

The Poughkeepsie Plenty Fresh Mobile Market will work in conjunction with the Community Food Hub and Micro-Farm with the overall goal of providing nutritious foodstuffs and farm-to-table educational resources for community members in need.

Poughkeepsie Plenty Fresh Mobile Market to shrink city’s food desert

Living in the Hudson Valley has its food perqs, not the least of which is the availability of an incredible array of farm-fresh produce – unless you reside in an area where such…

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