“I tasted one of her products, cucumber juice, and went bananas,” said the company’s business consultant. “I literally said, ‘Let’s bottle this stuff.’”
Saugerties Times | Business
Striking paintings depicting religious figures of assorted faiths adorn the walls of multimedia artist Kelli Bickman’s studio on Partition Street. Those images are reprinted onto cotton clothing smattered on racks throughout the space. After gaining notoriety in private art collections worldwide, Bickman hopes to take her clothing line, 11:11 Style, national.
“Jewelry is taking over my life,” said 23-year-old Brooke Michaels of Saugerties, who has been making jewelry and energetically merchandising it since middle school.
Can’t decide between shepherd’s pie or a lamb karahi curry? Why not both? Welcome to Bluestone Tavern and Tandoori Grill,
“It’s a dream come true,” says Glasco resident Joseph DePola as he looks around his newly opened New York Wrestling Academy (NYWA) at Simmons Plaza on Route 9W. With its karate school, fitness center and now the wrestling academy, the plaza is quickly turning into a center for physical fitness.
“Business has been declining for the last three years,” said one business owner. “It just seemed to go away. And this summer it’s just getting worse.”
Though using healthier and sometimes unusual ingredients, Sow Good Bakery is indeed making desserts: cookies, cupcakes, brownies. The owner says she manipulates the ingredients “just enough for them to satisfy a craving, while still being full of cleansing, detoxifying and mood-boosting properties.” It’s medicine, she said, but enjoyable and pleasurable to eat.
Some residents who live near the West Saugerties site say they’re concerned about a higher risk of cancer and other diseases.
Donaghue said he’s grateful to his community for their embracing what he said isn’t so much a commercial store, but a collective space.
Work on the project is expected to begin later this summer or early fall.