A new office space is planned for the former Old Baptist Church, most recently the Emmanuel Christian Church, on Partition Street in Saugerties. Named 32 Partition Street, the space will include 28 offices on three floors.
Woodstock officials will draft a moratorium on commercially developed housing to curb a rise in short-term rentals and corporations buying up homes and making it unaffordable for many to live in town.
Garvan and Leonie McCloskey, owners of Garvan’s Irish Gastropub, located at Locust Lawn next to the New Paltz Golf Course, just signed a long-term lease to run a new American-styled bar and restaurant where the Upstairs on 9 bistro used to be.
At 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 7, the Barclay Heights Diner officially closed for good after 50 years in business. For the past 17 years – with a two-year break – Linda and Nick Lopez have owned the diner, but they will be shutting down. The building’s owner wants to sell.
The two Glasco residents were looking as far as Connecticut for a business to purchase when they learned their neighborhood pizzeria was for sale.
It’s difficult to make generalizations about Filipino cuisine, because it differs tremendously from one island to the next. Christina Mauricio, who with Eva Tringali has just opened the Harana Market on Wittenberg Road in Woodstock, takes a stab at it: “The classic Filipino thing is to eat everything with rice. Rice is life,” they say, noting that for the most part, Filipino food is an “approachable” cuisine.
It’s been a long road to an overhaul of one of the fast-food eateries along Main Street in New Paltz. It took corporate architect Alan Roscoe nearly a year to hammer out a plan that fits McDonald’s car-centric model while toning down the garish colors that have made the burger joint jarringly visible for longer than many residents can remember.
Woodstockers, rejoice: The Bearsville Theater complex, now called the Bearsville Center, has trumpeted its reopening, officially effective February 1. While no live concerts have yet been scheduled as of presstime, there’s good news on the culinary front: Closed since May 2019, the iconic Bear Café is back up and running – as the Bear Cantina, serving Tex/Mex cuisine.
The plan, for now, is to find another location close to the Ulster Ave. store. That shouldn’t be too hard: There are plenty of vacant commercial spaces for lease.
Murphy’s, the watering hole at 107 Main Street in New Paltz, could be getting a big makeover.