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Cupcakes take the cake in Gardiner

Cupcakes take the cake in Gardiner

Treats incorporating bacon were back in force this year, along with a number of salty offerings, such as Cupcake Couture’s Chocolate Potato Chip and Salted Popcorn. Trending in 2018 as the hot cupcake ingredient: Nutella, combinations of which were to be found at several vendor booths. Can Marmite and Vegemite cupcakes be far behind?

Members of the Bruderhof bring their own spin on community to New Paltz

Members of the Bruderhof bring their own spin on community to New Paltz

Manager Red Zimmerman described the venture in a prepared statement, writing that “we hope this beautifully renovated space will become a destination; a place where village residents, students and tourists alike can connect with each other. Comfortable seating, friendly staff and complimentary coffee, tea and refreshments will make Chestnut Street Connection the perfect place to put down your phone and pick up a conversation about family, children, education, the environment, faith, work or anything else.”

Gardiner Cupcake Festival returns this weekend

Gardiner Cupcake Festival returns this weekend

The Gardiner Cupcake Festival will be held this Saturday, May 19 from noon to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at Wright’s Farm in Gardiner. The festival offers something for everyone in the family, from adults to children. Activities for kids include face painting, cupcake decorating, kids’ zone, pony rides, wagon rides and bouncy houses. Most of the childrens’ activities are free of charge.