Joan Vos Macdonald

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The Golden Notebook in Woodstock Launches a Publishing House

Learn why the beloved Hudson Valley bookstore decided to dive into the world of publishing, with a focus on regional authors.

Cheap Old Houses Turns Tired Properties Into One-of-a-Kind Homes

Meet the Nyack-based dynamic duo behind the Instagram sensation (and HGTV series) Cheap Old Houses, and learn what it takes to turn a neglected bargain into a dream home.

3 Hudson Valley Gift Ideas to Help You Shop Local This Season

These three Hudson Valley businesses create lovely, gift-worthy items that anyone would be delighted to discover under the tree.

Kingston’s Energy Square Is a Hub for Affordable, Sustainable Housing

The mixed-use building provides affordable housing — plus a café and creative programs for children — in the Midtown area.

FN Furniture Crafts Zero-Waste Designs in the Hudson Valley

Based in Stone Ridge, designer and artist Ken Landauer crafts eco-friendly furniture that is both beautiful and durable.

Thelma Adams Is an Author, Film Critic, and Leading Lady

The Hyde Park-based film aficionado dishes on celebrities, women in film, and the wildlife in her Hudson Valley backyard.

Here’s How to Use Local Stone in Your Home Garden

A Hudson Valley author and landscape designer explains the best ways to add timeless elements to your garden, and why this region is optimal for stone.

A Janis Joplin Biography Offers a Look Into the Singer’s Life and Music

Hudson Valley author Holly George-Warren chronicles another musical legend.

Remembering Hudson Valley Artist Jan Sawka

An exhibit at The Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz chronicles the late counter-culture artist's memories of childhood in exile during the Cold War.

This Super Cool Miniature Art Reimagines Your Favorite Sci-Fi and Fantasy Scenes

Matthew Pleva, a lifelong Kingston, resident has been working on a tiny scale for decades.

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