July 2007

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35 People Who Have Created a Lasting Legacy

From sportsmen to singers, educators to environmentalists (and one U.S. president), these 35 folks have all had an enduring impact on the Hudson Valley.

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Frolicking fun for children of all ages.

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An international musical tour at Boscobel; Powerful Theater in Poughkeepsie.

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Frolicking fun for children of all ages.

Home and Garden Editor's Memo

Home and Garden: Crafting a Traditional Home

Employing handsome design principles from the Arts & Crafts period, a couple builds a thoroughly modern home.

Covering the Valley

Take a stroll down memory lane as we share some of our more memorable covers from the past 35 years.

Restaurant Review: Red Hook's Mercato

A passion for pasta at Red Hook's Mercato.

Kids Korner

Frolicking fun for children of all ages.

Out & About

An international musical tour at Boscobel; Powerful Theater in Poughkeepsie.

History Happened Here

Fifty years ago the mighty 0 & W Railway was abandoned. But in its heyday, Middletown was at the center of it.

Publisher's Letter

Cheap Eats

Leave your credit card home: After chowing down throughout the region, we found 14 outstanding meals for less (sometimes much less!) than $14. Whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, these incredible edibles satisfy your palate and please your pocketboo

Home and Garden: Backstory

Beautiful hand-painted batiks.

Home and Garden: The Scoop

Living outside: gorgeous gazebos, cool cookouts, weatherproof fabrics, stylish dishes, fabulous garden ornaments.

Where In The Valley...?

Who is this notable American immortalized in bronze? And in which Valley town does he stand tall?

For Starters

The Cool Tool Girl tells it like it is, talking everything (but) baseball, and mixing books and brew in Hudson.

Home and Garden: Creating a Classic

A young family wanted a brand new home full of old-time charm- and a Millbrook architect met the challenge with a handsome Georgian Revival farmhouse.

Home and Garden: Porch Pleasures

Streetside, tucked away or overlooking a lovely view, a porch is the perfect retreat on a summer's day. If you don't have one- add one!

Home and Garden: Made in the Shade

When Arthur Ross began carving his garden out of the dense woods around his house 30 years ago, he had no idea what he was doing. The results: a tranquil wonderland.

Dome Sweet Home

These igloo-like, energy-efficient homes aren't very common in the Valley- at least not yet. But singer Peggy Atwood found she adores her well-rounded living space after building a Monolithic Dome home.

Home and Garden: Solved!

Design problems tackled by the pros. This time: A drab entry and stairway get an update.
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August 2015

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

The Museum presents fossils from Binghamton University’s extensive collection.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Sing yourself into a better state of being on Sunday mornings. Start your week off from a place of inner sanctity using voice to restore balance, heal and connect in the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mountain Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Sponsor: One True Voice
Telephone: 914-388-0632
Contact Name: Amy McTear
Website »

More information

HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

Visit each of Shawangunk Wine Trail's 14 unique wineries once over the course of five months. You will set out on a self-guided tour of 14 of the Hudson Valley’s finest...

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


Sponsor: Shawangunk Wine Trail
Telephone: 845-256-8456
Contact Name: Barbara Best
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
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Visit each of Shawangunk Wine Trail's 14 unique wineries once over the course of five months. You will set out on a self-guided tour of 14 of the Hudson Valley’s finest...

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


Sponsor: Shawangunk Wine Trail
Telephone: 845-256-8456
Contact Name: Barbara Best
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Forget this is a workout and join the dance party with...

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
View map »


Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Hailed by NPR as a “modern ambassador for the blues,” Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist Keb’ Mo’ takes the stage at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts...

Cost: $35-$65, $2 facility fee

Where:
Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
1351 Kings Hwy.
Sugar Loaf, NY  10981
View map »


Sponsor: Radio Woodstock
Website »

More information

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HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Forget this is a workout and join the dance party with...

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
View map »


Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

The 8th annual Art Studio Views Tour, presented by Rhinebeck Bank, offers the public with a unique opportunity to visit the private studios of Hudson Valley artists through a self-guided tour....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Betsy Jacaruso Studio
East Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Cale Communications
Contact Name: Marybeth Cale
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

More information

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