“Friendship, Loyalty, Love” was the motto of Murphy’s Restaurant and Pub, and all three were on ample display when the venerable New Paltz watering hole had its final day of operation on Sunday, April 18.
New Paltz area | Business
Like so many of us one year ago, Leann VanDerHeyden was forced to reinvent her life when Covid-19 came around.
The former location of Murphy’s is being transformed.
This town of many coffeeshops has long lacked a place downtown where tea aficionados can buy their favorite loose teas in bulk. To fill the gap, the Ridge Tea and Spice Shop opened its doors on Saturday, March 27, and word is already getting around.
Garvan McCloskey, owner of Garvan’s Gastropub on Huguenot Street, is looking to make some changes to settle in for the outdoor dining that could be becoming the norm. McCloskey would like to erect a 12-by-10-foot shed outside that will be used for storing of furniture and other items so that servers don’t always need to walk all the way back inside to get everything ready for the next diners. The application also includes a request to extend the right to have outdoor dining that came as an emergency pandemic authorization, and also a proposal to build a 256-square-foot deck for Maggie Mae’s, the eatery that has replaced Upstairs on 9 at the site.
Three Ulster County restaurants announced they have had a staff member tested positive for Covid-19 this week. Oriole 9, 17
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.
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.
Murphy’s, the watering hole at 107 Main Street in New Paltz, could be getting a big makeover.
Inauguration day is here, and for the first time in American history the vice president is a woman – Kamala Harris. Women have been increasingly breaking the glass ceiling in a lot iot of places. Five Ulster County women businesspersons – Cheryl Bowers, Lagusta Yarwood, Joan Lonergan, Tamara Ehlin and Karianna Haasch – were asked how they got their businesses off the ground and running, who their supports were, and what challenges they faced along the way.