An increased number of big-budget film productions in the mid-Hudson region in 2017 have resulted in a 300 percent increase in direct spending, according to the Hudson Valley Film Commission.
Sloop will be among the first tenants of the new $300 million i.Park City, the so-called “workspace of the future.” The new brewery is expected to be operational by May, with the new tasting room opening this summer, featuring local beer, foods from across New York State, event space and live music, with room for more than 300 people.
Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19 and 20: The Philly soul-into-mainstage megapop hitmaking legacy of Hall & Oates is not just enduring, but growing chic. Rock Academy pays tribute to the most successful duo in rock history at Colony in Woodstock.
Free Day at MASS MoCA, family ice harvesting at Maritime Museum, Strawberry Hill Fiddlers in Saugerties, Free Nordic Ski Clinics at Mohonk Mountain House, Special Olympics New York State Games call for volunteers
Friday, Jan. 19: A Renaissance man of music, art, performance and design, and a throwback to a time when a single individual could master nearly all the domains of making, Catskill’s Brian Dewan is a worthy and fascinating subject for a documentary.
It’s a 200-acre farm in the Town of LaGrange, where, since 1990, nuns from the Society of the Sacred Heart have been making delicious cheeses from the milk that their cows, sheep and goats supply. They also provide hands-on agricultural education opportunities for campers young and old.
When Jane Goodall went to work for paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey in Tanzania in 1957, her only academic background was secretarial school. She approached her work in Africa with no preconceived notions, and ended up turning the field of primate biology on its head.
The bookstore originally used the president’s alleged disparaging phrase for a display of books by African and Latin American authors, but after criticism, changed it to the older and decidedly unironic “E pluribus unum.”
The Gateway Diner took First Place in the “people’s choice” Chili Contest at last Saturday’s Hudson Valley Rail Trail WinterFest. So if you voted for Pot #2 in the blind tasting, you helped make it a winner! Three Guys Pizza took Second Place, for the contents of Pot #1, and volunteers from the Hudson Valley Rail Trail Association (HVRTA) were in Third Place for Pot #11. There were 15 entries in all, in the centerpiece of the 20th annual WinterFest.
“I tasted one of her products, cucumber juice, and went bananas,” said the company’s business consultant. “I literally said, ‘Let’s bottle this stuff.’”