Has the snow and cold got you down? Cheer up: Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun. From snowshoeing and swing dancing to bargain shopping, we’ve got ideas on how to defend yourself against the winter doldrums
By: Mary Forsell, Jessica Friedlander, and Valerie Havas
12 memorable meals: From a romantic interlude in a lovely setting to a perfect Polish sausage in a simple country deli, unforgettable dining takes many forms. Here are a dozen eating-out experiences you won’t soon forget
Taking some time out for yourself is one of the best things you can do after a long season of holiday shopping, and what better way to start off the New Year then than with a Shellac Manicure for just $15 at Ambiance Zen Day Spa?
Congratulations to all of our nominated nurses. Nurses Together Touch Lives Forever
Congratulations to Anne Kelly for being given the Excellence in Nursing Award. Photos by Jorel Musiello of Digital Weddings.
A great long weekend on the auld sod: There are many old golf courses and more than a few great ones in Ireland, but you can count on one hand the number that are both old and great. Southwest Ireland has two of them, not to mention a “new” course that is worth the trip across the pond all on its own
Consider yourself a true Valley girl (or guy)? From frolicking with fish in the Hudson to hobnobbing with horse owners in Millbrook, these 20 activities separate the real-deal Valleyites from the city transplants and weekend wannabes.
Back in 2007, we told you about 20 local activities — from dining at the CIA to taking a swim in the Hudson — that help separate true Valleyites from the out-of-town tourists and weekend wannabes. But — we now realize — that list wasn’t half long enough. Here are 25 more can’t-miss Valley pursuits to spice up your late summer/early fall weekends
After you scan the dishes offered at these 27+ local eateries, you’ll vow to never skip breakfast again. From Texas toast to lemon ricotta pancakes, Valley chefs are gunning to make the morning meal your favorite of the day
By Mary Forsell, with Cynthia James and Polly Sparling
Do your daily activities leave you feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Are you seeking time for yourself? Do you want to get in shape? Or are you still trying to master the downward facing dog pose? If so, The Yoga House can put you back on track and leave you feeling fantastic. For just $30, you can get five yoga classes at The Yoga House!
With huge menus and “breakfast served all day” policies, diners are a traditional morning choice — and more or less offer the same fare. These three local standouts are typical of diners around the Valley
Stunning vistas. Tour-speed greens. Critical club selection. Sounds like one of the region’s many great private country clubs, doesn’t it? But surprise, you can find all this and more at one of these fine daily fee courses
If variety is the spice of life, golf in the Hudson Valley is a banquet of flavors. Whether you’re looking for a fun, quick nine holes or a serious threat to your handicap, you’ll find it at one of these four fine Hudson Valley clubs