By Jane Anderson, Marissa Capuano, Amanda Clark, Sarah E. Daniels, Mike Diago, Mary Forsell, Zarah Kavarana, Gia Miller, Lauren Naru, Meredith Phillips, Abbe Wichman, Kathryn Walsh, And Laurie Yarnell
Each year we strive to make the Best of Hudson Valley feature — and event — the best ever. But how do we make the best even better? Easy: more winners! This year’s list reached an all-time high, with a total of 335 winners: 177 readers’ picks and 158 editors’ picks. We hope you enjoy reading about the best the Hudson Valley has to offer at least half as much as we enjoyed vetting the food, drink, shops, and beyond.