Two women’s groups exert their power, and the SOS goes out for Bannerman Castle PLUS: Where in the Valley and On the Town

Femmes Fatales

Estrogen explosion: A theater troupe offers a politically tinged burlesque show, and a group of durable dames muscles in on Ulster County — all for fun, of course
By: Melissa Esposito


burlesque dancers and brawling women
bannerman castle

Saving Bannerman

A local nonprofit organization attempts to salvage this beloved island castle
By: Greg Olear


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The Skinny on a Weighty Issue

Kingston gets major grant to help battle childhood obesity
By: Greg Olear


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St. Paddy’s Day Guide 2010:

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Traditional Troubadours

It’s all in the family for the Clancy Tradition, a Westchester-based Irish band that’s in high demand this St. Patrick’s Day
By: David Levine


st. patrick's day parades

Marching Orders

Everybody’s green on March 17! Grab your favorite shamrock socks and celebrate the luck of the Irish with these local parades


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Magical Music

New Irish music — in the form of the Celtic Crossroads — arrives at the Egg in Albany, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day



where in the hudson valley

Where in the Hudson Valley…?
Out of this World

An art exhibit brings this odd ball to a city waterfront
By: Melissa Esposito


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March 2010 On The Town

See who’s been out on the town in March 2010


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