Hudson Valley Magazine August 2011

14 Exciting August Events in the Hudson Valley

The return of beloved county fairs, a music festival at Bard, a blueberry celebration in Ellenville, and more make our top picks.

Legs Diamond: A History of Kingston’s Most Notorious Gangster

This career criminal and rival of infamous bootlegger Dutch Schultz rose to notoriety, made enemies, and met his end in the Hudson Valley.

Turning 50: One Writer Reflects on Mom, Friends, and Her Relationships with Both

Ten women forge friendships on the run; one reflects on turning 50 and bonds with mom

Best Shopping Deals in Ulster County This Week: Back to School Sale at Uptown Attic in Gardiner, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Aug. 25-31): 30% off entire store when you bring in your new or gently used school supplies to Uptown Attic in Gardiner, NY
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Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: EB Anniversary Sale and Facebook Haiku Contest at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Aug. 18-24): 20% off one $50 item at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and HV Mag Facebook haiku contest for $50 gift certificate

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Summer Sale at Women’s Work in Poughkeepsie, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Aug. 11-17): 25%-50% off summer clothes at Women’s Work in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

On the Valley’s Best Burgers and Bard’s Leon Botstein (Editor’s Letter)

A word from Hudson Valley Editor in Chief, Olivia J. Abel

Hudson Valley Colleges on Princeton Review’s Best 376 Colleges List in 2012

Six Hudson Valley colleges named best northeastern schools in Princeton Review’s “Best 376 Colleges” list
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Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

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

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