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While much of the public perception of the Broadway and Grand Intersection Improvements Project has been focused on the demolition of the former Planet Wings restaurant, city officials have long touted the traffic, safety and beautification benefits of overhauling the beleaguered juncture of Broadway, Grand Street, Prince Street and Pine Grove Avenue.
Topics include: Bardavon and UPAC to reopen in August; Bearsville Theater announces summerlong Americana Barbecue Music Series; Ulster County Fair 2021 dates announced; Kingston gun buyback event nets 47 firearms; and more.
At 3:30 am on May 21, Andy Neiman was deeply distressed. He pleaded with his sister Emily Asher Abramson to take him to Poughkeepsie’s MidHudson Regional Hospital. They arrived an hour later and Neiman was promised a bed in the psychiatric unit by 4 p.m. that afternoon. At 9 p.m., Andy was still waiting in the emergency room. At that point, he walked out of the hospital and hasn’t been seen since.
June 8: Woodstock is considering a nine-month moratorium on short-term rentals and other transient lodging. It would use the time to adjust its zoning to encourage affordable housing for residents.
Woodstock Library officials tried to change focus from finger-pointing to solutions as they come up with ways to fulfill programming needs while weighing the cost-effectiveness of maintaining a structure that was never meant to be a library.
Some residents are worried that building a “skate garden” among the memorial trees that once surrounded the old playground at Hasbrouck Park will lead to noise, unruly behavior, higher taxes and more traffic into the park; others expect it will result in less driving, increased safety for teenagers, stronger family cohesion and a greater sense of community.
Some local businesses are requiring masks for all, some only for unvaccinated customers (though no one is checking).
The resort, which developers expect to open in July 2022, includes a 120-seat restaurant, 72 rooms, a full-service spa, sauna and a pool spread across a large main building and multiple cabins, agricultural fields, staff housing, artists’ studios and stables for horse-riding on the property, as well as utilities and service areas. It’s located off Liberty St. behind the Glasco Firehouse, abutting the Hudson River.
Topics include: Memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Dan Guenther; Saugerties building inspector to oversee weed cutting in Esopus; Kingston Planet Wings demolished for intersection realignment; Sloop Brewing now 72nd-largest US regional craft brewery; and more.