Our area is also home to any number of ways to scare yourself silly – or just have a silly time – this Halloween season.
“From the minute customers found out Ancestry.com existed,” says Mid-Hudson Library System executive director Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, “they were hoping their local library would have it.” The digital genealogy service is available for free on-site at certain branches, like Poughkeepsie’s Adriance Memorial and Boardman Road Libraries, as well as in Kingston.
From national canning operations to farmyard family operations, here’s the guide to all the drinks your backyard has on tap.
Jessica DuPont lovingly stocks shelves in Uptown Kingston, Tivoli and plans to open a science fiction bookstore in Midtown. She has twice come upon first US editions of Tolkien’s The Hobbit, found a first edition of On the Road haphazardly thrown into a plastic bin and even opened a poetry book to find that it had come from the private library of Orson Welles.
Through Labor Day: Visits and pictures are free, with each flower costing $3, and $25 for a fill-your-own bucket of eight flowers or more. A portion of food and drink concessions goes toward local charities like the Sparrow’s Nest, whose mission of providing meals to cancer patients.
Even if “a good translator,” in her words, “should disappear,” Mandell wants readers to understand just how much work is involved in her profession.
Sunday, Aug. 11: Kogon can play at least ten instruments. His proclivities were helped along by Sam’s Surplus Store, an Uptown Kingston pawnshop that his family had owned for 99 years before its 2018 closure, resulting in a collection of unexpected instruments like the autoharp and balalaika.
The Woodstock Film Festival will return for its 20th year this October, bringing a slate of independent movies to Hudson Valley theaters, in addition to talks, panels, and Q+As.
Robert M. Place, artist, scholar and illustrator of the Alchemical Tarot, first encountered the tarot through his girlfriend at Montclair State University in New Jersey.
This acclaimed new novel serves as the last will and testament of an unnamed narrator, a Sri Lankan immigrant who cons his way through American society before ending up incarcerated in a Dutchess County prison.