It’s the silver anniversary of our annual guide to the Hudson Valley’s greatest assets, as chosen by our readers (and editors — we couldn’t resist). Here are the hottest dining spots, the most prized places to get pampered, the coolest activities for kids — as well as new and noteworthy people, places, and things throughout the Valley
By Olivia Abel, Melissa Esposito, Shannon Gallagher, Sara Greenberg, David Levine, Dale McKnight, and Polly Sparling
It’s here! Our compendium of the crème de la crème of Valley life celebrates its silver anniversary with this issue. For 25 straight years, you — our loyal readers — have cast your vote for the region’s finest. Now, there are more than 200 categories: B&Bs and bakeries, pizza joints and plant stores, upscale restaurants and urban-chic boutiques. Rounding out the list are our editors’ picks, which showcase new and notable people, places, products, and trends that (in our humble opinion) deserve your attention. So turn the page to discover exactly why living in the Hudson Valley is so darn wonderful.