Look for another busy summer of upgrade work at Belleayre Mountain next year as the New York State hands over a newly-approved $9.1 million to support the expansion and modernization of the Ski Resort’s aging Discovery Lodge by its managers at the Olympic Regional Development Authority based in the Adirondacks.
The sprawling six-acre bluestone sculpture and museum is located in West Saugerties. Among the new plans on the horizon: establishing artist residencies.
Hurley-based Osi Audu will be the focus of a rare one-person exhibit opening with a 3 p.m. talk and a 4 p.m. reception Saturday, October 20 at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street in Woodstock.
The state says that NYC-owned Ashokan Reservoir, which makes up most of the town’s taxable property, is undervalued to the tune of $81 million. Town officials are concerned about a lawsuit.
A look at some of the can’t-miss films that might be lost in the shuffle.
Oct. 10-14: This year’s festival features nine world premieres, four North American premieres, one U.S. premiere, a dozen East Coast premieres, and eight New York premieres among the 100 plus screenings and dozens of star-studded panel discussions and special events arrayed over five days, as well as special awards being presented to legendary theater and film visionary Julie Taymor and award-winning documentary director Matthew Heineman, known for his eye-opening work on healthcare and opioid addiction crises
The resort, with a reported construction budget in the $50 million range, was first proposed by Catskills developer Dean Gitter in the late 1990s.
The Bank of Greene County, which soft-opened its newest branch in Woodstock’s Bradley Meadows shopping plaza on Mill Hill Road this past week.
Olive Day, which takes place 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, September 8, in Davis Park, just off Route 28A at Watson Hollow Road, in West Shokan, started off as a political party fundraiser. But as the rest of the nation has turned more partisan, Olive Day’s become increasingly bipartisan, ecumenical almost, in its self-consciously old-style celebration of country living and lifestyles, and accompanying heartfelt display of a community’s love for itself and its uniqueness.
After a year of preliminary work, planning board and zoning board of appeals processes, and the delays inherent in all contemporary building projects, the remake and expansion of Sunflower Natural Foods in Woodstock is underway.