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Making the most of our big-city neighbor to the south

Family-Friendly Presidents Day Trivia

In honor of Presidents Day, here’s a bit of trivia about the U.S. presidents — from Washington to Clinton — who have lived in the Hudson Valley.

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Check Out These 6 Fun-Filled Hudson Valley Events

A star-studded evening in Kingston, a winetastic celebration in Altamont, and more from this week’s picks for things to do around the Hudson River.

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Discover the Secret Garden at This Historic Hyde Park Estate

You’ve been to Lyndhurst and the Vanderbilt, but have you ever visited Bellefield?

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Vassar Modfest Unites Art and Culture in Poughkeepsie

The creative community festival returns to Dutchess County for its 17th season in February.

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What You Need to Know About Snow Squalls

We talked with a local meteorologist to get the lowdown on the winter phenomenon that hit the Hudson Valley hard this year.

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10 Fun Facts About Groundhog Day

Learn more about Punxsutawney Phil, the infamous groundhog weather forecaster who determines how long winter will last.

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Where to Donate Gently Used Clothing for the Hudson Valley Community

Whether you want to do spring cleaning or a good deed, here are some centers to drop off clothing and accessories to locals in need.

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A Tasty Brooklyn Business Moves to East Fishkill’s Old IBM Campus

Crepini joins a beloved local brewery at the iPark campus in Dutchess County.

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Kingston Nonprofits Prepare for Black History Month

Here's how the local organizations help Kingston embrace the lives and culture of people of color.

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How to Become a Brewer: A Rockland Native Shares His Path to Hoppy Success

Now head brewer at Stoneyard Brewing Company, Jeffrey Osborne recounts his unlikely entrance to the New York beer scene.

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Two Hudson Valley Business Organizations Merge to Form a Powerhouse Development Group

Westchester County Association joins forces with the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation. Plus, Marist College unveils its new Steel Plant building.

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Poughkeepsie’s Bardavon Celebrates 150 Years

The historic opera house marks a major birthday occasion with community events and guest performers in 2019.

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Dress in Your Best 1920s Attire for This Glamorous CIA Dinner Party

Dress like a flapper and enjoy succulent sirloins and more at the Culinary Institute's revival of an age-old tradition, the Beefsteak dinner.

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3 Hudson Valley Homes That Cost Less Than $400k

A few hundred thousand can get you a picture-perfect abode in some of the hottest towns in Dutchess County.

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Poughkeepsie’s Cough Drop History

The Smith Brothers made cough drops (and Poughkeepsie) famous in the 1800s.

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Making the most of our big-city neighbor to the south

About This Blog

With so many Valleyites making the trek to the Big Apple each day, we thought it fitting to create a column just for you. In the Commuter Corner, find our favorite travel apps, upcoming events in Manhattan that you won’t want to miss, and travelers’ personal stories.

Got a tale you think we’d like? Submit it at hvmag.com/commutercorner, and we’ll consider it for a future issue.

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