Melissa Esposito

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Hudson Valley Fiber Farm

A Dutchess County yarn CSA offers knitters worldwide a chance to be part of the local farm community

Independent Helicopters Take Flight Over Orange County

Up and away with a local helicopter pilot

Best of Hudson Valley 2010

The ballots have been cast, the votes tallied, and our readers have spoken: The 2010 Best of Hudson Valley winners are here. From romantic restaurants to dynamite deejays, favorite fairs to kickass karaoke — the following 17 pages are filled with more than 200 of the most interesting and exciting people, places, and services offered in our region. Along with the readers’ choices, we editors have added our own picks, which showcase the new, the noteworthy, and the downright cool. All in all, it just goes to prove what we’ve always known — the Valley is home to the best of everything

Kid's Korner

When you’re not outside jumping through sky-high piles of leaves, enjoy an indoor puppet show, visit a not-too spooky Halloween event, and learn all about some four-legged friends

Tour Poughkeepsie’s Little Italy

Poughkeepsie’s Italian section is home to a number of authentic restaurants and bakeries

Kid's Korner

Enjoy a weekend of fun at the Kids Expo, an all-day fest for book lovers, and a great reason to sing

Fall Drives 2009

The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, the nights are getting longer — it’s the ideal time to hit the road. Check out our local action-packed fall foliage routes

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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