Francesca Furey

Francesca is the senior associate editor at Hudson Valley and Valley Table. She loves to explore the region’s food and culture scene, reads a lot of fantasy books, and is an unabashed K-pop fan.

Articles by This Author

Chow Down at the Hudson Valley’s Summer Food Fairs and Festivals

Bookmark these foodie-centric fairs and festivals throughout the Hudson Valley for craft beverage tastings and tons of farm-to-table fare.

Where to Find Mouthwatering Tacos in the Hudson Valley

From hard shell to soft shell and meat lover to veggie-friendly, there's a taco in the Hudson Valley for you. Ready to dig into deliciousness?

Callicoon Is a Hotspot for Dining and Culture in Sullivan County

This once-sleepy Sullivan County hamlet has both country charm and an up-and-coming downtown. Take a drive and check out all that’s new.

7 Biking Tours Made for Cruising Around the Hudson Valley

Rolling hills. River views. Catskills vistas. Fabulous meals. These seven excellent biking tours have it all.

7 Accessories to Pick up for the Perfect Hudson Valley Bike Ride

Looking to make the most of your tour? Check out these expert-recommended biking accessories.

3 Trails Perfect for Spring Hikes in the Hudson Valley

Three treks—from strenuous to simple—with sweeping mountain, river, and waterfall views to sample in the Hudson Valley this spring.

6 Shopping Day Trips to Support Local in the Hudson Valley

You can find fabulous stores in pretty much any Hudson Valley village, but we recommend heading straight to these six towns.

These Are the Best New Restaurants in the Hudson Valley

Meet the nine new and standout restaurants that are making the Hudson Valley food scene more exciting than ever.

These Autumn Adventures in the Hudson Valley Will Get You Moving

Let’s be honest: the foliage alone is reason enough to hang around the Valley each fall. That our region also plays host to a large number of world-class concerts, art exhibits, and festivals every autumn is a delightful bonus. In our seasonal roundup, we highlight the biggest and best events taking place between Labor Day weekend and Thanksgiving this year. Get out your calendars!

Wineries of the Hudson Valley: A Comprehensive Guide

The country's oldest wine-making region grows new grape varieties, produces award-winning wines, and hosts events in upstate New York.

Our Excellence in Nursing Awards take place on May 1!

Our Best of Hudson Valley ballot is open through March 31!

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