Janet Siroto

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Hudson Valley Lighting Group Is a Bright Business

How did a Newburgh native create a lighting empire—10,000 products and growing—on the banks of the Hudson? Here's David Littman’s illuminating story.

Jamie Kennard Is the Catskills’ Modern Renaissance Man

In a typical 24 hours, Jamie Kennard is out filming, photographing, biking, skiing, and exploring the far corners of the region while documenting the most interesting characters he meets.

Your Official Hudson Valley Apple Picking Farm Guide

There's nothing better than a weekend of apple picking, cider donuts, and seasonal treats at these upstate farms in the Hudson Valley.

Sip Orchard-Fresh Cider at These Hudson Valley Cideries

Local cidermakers utilize fresh fruit to craft a wide range of ciders, from honey-sweet to bone-dry, at scenic destinations along the Hudson River.

Hort and Pott Redefines the Garden Store in the Hudson Valley

At Hort and Pott, two wildly creative spirits fuse nature, craft, and community into an unpredictable, beautiful business.

Quittner Celebrates Vintage Design Trends in the Hudson Valley

A young couple is creating a thoughtful interiors practice that’s all about the Hudson Valley’s traditions and its talented artisans.

Folkways Is a New Type of Wine Shop in Croton Falls

Break out of your same-old sipping habits at Folkways, the Croton Falls shop devoted to wines and spirits that are off-the-beaten path—and entirely delicious.

What to Keep in Your Pantry, According to Hudson Valley Chefs

We polled our panel of Hudson Valley chefs to find out the most useful ingredients to keep on hand for a quick meal.

This Roasted Chicken With Vegetables Recipe Makes Dinner Easy

Charles Mathews of Chleo in Kingston shares a recipe for roasted chicken with vegetables that will wow family and friends.

Adult Mac ‘n’ Cheese Is the Comfort Food Recipe You Need

Oscar Vargas of Kenoza Hall in Kenoza Lake shares his recipe for creamy mac 'n' cheese that tempts with a little crunch and a touch of spice.

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