David Levine

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Hudson Valley Historic Theaters: Renovations and Restorations in 2013

It’s show time! After decades of neglect, two of the mid-Valley’s historic theaters — the Beacon, and the Ritz in Newburgh — are being restored to their former glory, when stars like Frank Sinatra and Lucille Ball graced their stages

The Oblong in Pawling: A History of a Quaker Hill Community in the Hudson Valley

The Oblong: How a border dispute opened the door for 
the Pawling Quakers

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Picnic That Won the War

The 1939 “hot dog summit” between Franklin Roosevelt and England’s King George VI in Hyde Park is the subject of a new movie, Hyde Park on the Hudson. PLUS: The history of Wilderstein, Daisy Suckley’s family home in Rhinebeck

James F. Brown, Freed Slave, Becomes Master Gardener for Verplanck Family at Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill

The Godfather of Soil: Meet James F. Brown: former slave, master gardener, Hudson Valley diarist, and American icon

Benedict Arnold: Hudson Valley Traitor or Misunderstood Hero?

Soldier, spy: Was Benedict Arnold a traitor or a hero? History proves he was both

Hudson Valley Iron-Ore Mining Industry: A History of Sterling Forest

Heavy metal: Sterling Forest was once the center of the Valley’s rich iron-ore industry

How to Prevent Lyme Disease and Avoid Tick Bites in the Hudson Valley

No Lyme with that: Keep ticks at bay with these tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barefoot Minimalist Running Shoes: Do Vibram Five Finger Shoes Hurt You or Help You?

Stepping down: “Barefoot” running shoes are all the rage these days. But one local podiatrist wants to give them the boot

Hudson Valley Celebrates War of 1812’s 200th Anniversary, Parrot Gun Cannon Foundry, and the Birth of Uncle Sam

War stories: A gun and a grocer were the Valley’s contributions to the War of 1812

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