Melissa Dempsey

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Visit These Hudson Valley Sites to Celebrate Women’s History

Visit these local spots to learn about the lives and achievements of the Hudson Valley women who helped to shape the nation.

Kingston’s Concept Bread Café Is Just as Wonderful as It Sounds

Led by a former software engineer, Kingston Bread + Bar brings all-day artisanal baked goods and craft brews to the Stockade District.

Upstate Jamboree Will Make Your Backyard Wedding Pure Fun

Planning a wedding? This engaged couple turned their skills into a wedding event business.

A Hudson Valley Design Space Builds on Sustainability and Inclusivity

Meet the designers who are producing beautiful work in a former autobody shop in Kingston.

The Local Nonprofit Aiming to Make the Building Industry More Efficient

The Hudson Valley chapter of non-profit PHAUS provides the training and resources for builders, developers, and designers to lower their carbon footprint.

CraftZee Creates DIY Crafting Kits for the Whole Family

Make-your-own candles, bath bombs, and soaps with these awesome kits.

How Are Hudson Valley Farms Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic?

As restaurants closed or reduced service during the coronavirus outbreak, some Hudson Valley farms also saw their markets evaporate.

How to Help Your Pandemic-Frustrated College Student

Advice from Marist College and Vassar College psychologists.

Make Your Hudson Valley Garden More Sustainable With Rewilding

Plan It Wild wants to turn your high-maintenance yard into a sustainable, natural habitat that fosters pollinators and increased biodiversity.

These 100-Year-Old Homes in Kingston Are Beautifully Preserved Landmarks

Two homes under $450,000 with Old-World charm and details.

Our Excellence in Nursing Awards take place on May 1!

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

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

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