Phil Warish became a local business owner. In 2007 he hauled his 19th-century floorstanding Chandler Price platen press out of storage, where it had been for fifteen years. He arranged an eclectic collection of vintage items, put up a sign, and opened Blue Farm Antiques and Letterpress Printing. He’s been in his current location for six years.
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We’d been hearing about this ultra-creative mechanical wiz living in the hills outside Woodstock. She’s been making a name for herself via TED talks and other keynote speeches about investing the magic of new technology into old-fashioned things, of slowing life down without going Luddite. From what we read about her, Stone was not only an eloquent ambassador for our Upstate glories involving nature and elegantly quiet introspection, but a clear example of the many ways in which the Hudson Valley and Catskills have long drawn great thinkers (and doers) to its hills and valleys.
The Walkway over the Hudson and the Hudson Valley Rail-Trail were flooded with visitors this past weekend for their annual Walktoberfest, an outdoor celebration of local fare and farms as well as of the autumnal beauty of the Hudson Valley.
“We should ask that people practice Covid-19 protocols, wear a mask, wear gloves,” Murphy said. Even better might be to leave the bowl of treats for the kids to take, sit nearby, and wish them a happy holiday.
The Pollinator Pavilion is a 21-foot-high, painted wood, architectural confection designed as much for hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators, as for people.
Due to the impending tropical storm, the fireworks scheduled for Tuesday evening, August 4, at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in
The D&H Canal Historical Society has disavowed reported plans to remove the community Christmas tree on the Village Green in High Falls to make room for an outdoor museum exhibit – plans that have caused a furor in the community in recent weeks.
Nurseries are among the few local businesses that have blossomed this spring. While fear of the pandemic may have ravaged the mind, it was planting that revitalized the soul.
The 29th annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, scheduled for July 10-12, is being postponed until a later date in the fall of this year.
Organizers announced that the 2020 Dutchess County Fair has been cancelled due to public health concerns related to Covid-19. “The