Already open is a state-of-the-art laundromat. A Grease Monkey oil-change franchise outlet is having its official grand opening this weekend. A car wash is under construction. A 30-unit apartment complex is planned for next year on the rear corner of the property. The roofs of all the buildings will be topped with solar arrays to generate electricity.
“I’ve been here for eight years, and in business for almost 30 years,” says owner Roni Shapiro, who did her apprenticeship in some of the best vegan kitchens in New York City. “Then Covid came, and it was needed. It’s just the perfect model.”
Barnfox, envisioned as a rural barn for wild creatives looking for community, already has a location in Hudson. Its latest is set to open in Uptown Kingston.
Cheesecake-lovers are in for a treat: an entire bakery menu dedicated to their favorite sinfully sweet dessert. The Hudson Valley Cheesecake, a family-owned-and-operated independent bakery, has opened up shop at 56 Main Street in the heart of the Village of New Paltz.
“I feel like a part of Woodstock,” says MarLee Wang, and town residents who remember the comings and goings of local businesses over the years would surely not disagree. Her Little Bear is one of the longest-running restaurants in Woodstock, established in the early 1970s as a component of Albert Grossman’s Bearsville cultural complex.
Paul Solis-Cohen honored with keys to Woodstock last week outside Catskill Art Supply.
The Hudson Valley Mall is losing another anchor store. Electronics chain store Best Buy announced this week that it would
And what of these pies? Do they meet the test? Your picky Queens-bred correspondent tried two variations – white with caramelized sweet onions and tomato with pepperoni – and gave them two thumbs up.
Slated to feature a barn, farmstand, greenhouse and shelters for goats and chickens, the Heartwood Wildflower Farms facility is intended primarily as an added attraction for overnight visitors to the adjacent resort, according to owner Phillip Rapoport.
The complex would be located in “the pit” – an undeveloped area opposite Hasbrouck Park and adjacent to village hall. Plans call for a 50-room hotel, a conference center with spa and banquet hall, and a third building with restaurant and other retail topped by offices, all at three stories. The buildings will be connected by a two-level, underground parking garage and loading docks.