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Here’s What to Do in the Hudson Valley This WeekShakespearean theater in Rhinebeck, a fair food fest in Altamont, and more from this week’s picks for Hudson Valley events.
Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks Around the Hudson ValleyCelebrate Independence Day with sparklers, snacks, and stellar Hudson Valley views.
Broadway’s Premier Backdrop Studio Is Nested in NewburghSculptures and scenery by Joseph B. Forbes’ Scenic Art Studios have brightened much of the Great White Way — and will again.
21 Hidden Outdoor Gems to Find in the Hudson Valley21 places to take a hike or scenic stroll — without the crowds.
Can Hudson Valley Baseball Teams Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic?With practice recommencing for the MLB on July 6, here's where local teams stand with games for the season.
An Insider’s Guide to July Events in the Hudson ValleyLocal tourism directors share their top picks for things to do throughout the month.
A Kingston Mural Pays Tribute to the Local Black Lives Matter MovementHudson Valley artists Jalani Lion, Dina Kravstov, and Mat Schulze partnered with O+ to craft a moving memorial on Broadway.
Explore 25 Under-the-Radar Places to Go and Things to Do in the Hudson ValleyHidden gems to keep you exploring all summer long.
Here’s Where to Go Swimming in the Hudson ValleyCool off at our public pools and beaches.
This Virtual Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience Is the G.O.A.T.Frederick Farm Goat Rescue and Sanctuary delivers smiles across the globe with the help of a few four-legged friends in Ulster County.
You Can Now Walk Across the Governor Mario M. Cuomo BridgeThe southern Hudson Valley bridge connecting Rockland and Westchester Counties opens for cycling and walking on the westbound span.
The Coronavirus Hits Hudson Valley Art Galleries HardTwo of three galleries profiled are closing their doors.
The Most Exciting Moments From Our 2019 Women in Business AwardsWe recognized 16 talented Hudson Valley entrepreneurs, executives, and leaders at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls.
Our Best of Hudson Valley Party Was Epic – And These Photos Prove ItRelive the most magical moments from the Halloween-themed bash, which honored the top businesses, individuals, and restaurants in the region.
The Most Memorable Moments From Our Women in Business AwardsWe honored 15 of the Hudson Valley's leading ladies at a celebratory luncheon in Wappingers Falls.
Kathleen Bennett MaroldSix years ago, Kathleen Bennett Marold created textiles and interior products for upscale hotel design projects, working with such major design firms as Donghia, Brunschwig & Fils, and Zimmer + Rohde. But work kept her away from home — and her daughters — for 80 percent of the year. So, in 2012, she launched Floor […]
Nina SmileyNina Smiley and her husband, Bert, were pursuing successful careers in Washington, D.C., when the forest came knocking in 1990. Mohonk Mountain House, the iconic resort hotel founded by Bert’s great-grand-uncle Albert Smiley, needed someone to take the reins. The couple talked it over, and soon became the only married couple with Princeton PhDs to […]
Erin Riley“I’ve never let myself stay within the boundaries of my job description,” says Erin Riley, who started at Scenic Hudson in a junior annual-giving position and, over the course of 20 years, rose to her current post as senior vice president of the nonprofit. “I’ve taken advantage of opportunity for professional growth, acquiring new skills, […]
Beth JonesBe bold, be brave, and follow your heart. That’s the advice Beth Jones would give to a young woman starting a business today. In 1991, when Jones founded her award-winning graphic design firm, B. Jones & Co., in Poughkeepsie, graphic design was still a male-dominated field. Yet her firm became known for providing exceptional customer […]
Melody Gregory  Reflecting on her early days at the law firm she’s been affiliated with for 41 years, Melody Gregory recalls that after graduating high school from Newburgh Free Academy, “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, and thought law might be something to try.” She took a chance, joined Finkelstein & Partners as a […]
Filomena E. FanelliFilomena Fanelli launched her public relations firm with little more than a laptop and her kitchen counter. “When the kids were young, I used to clear Cheerios off the table before a business meeting,” she laughs. Since she formed Impact PR & Communications five years ago, it’s become a go-to agency for clients in the […]
Carol GordonAfter more than 30 years as an executive focusing on the “people” aspect of business, Carol Gordon decided to launch her own business as a business management consultant, focusing on employee relations and productive workplaces. “I noticed more people were seeking my input about employee conflicts and career advancement,” she says, and decided to strike […]
Leah PennimanTo call Leah Penniman’s work life a career wouldn’t do it justice. The word “mission” is more appropriate; she has a mission to fundamentally change our food systems so that they are more sustainable, healthy, and equitable. Specifically, she is educating and empowering the next generation of activist-farmers to own and farm land, and combating […]
Sandra LudlumSandra Ludlum considers her current position and her education her greatest achievements: “Not by virtue of the title, but because of my opportunity to get there,” she says, explaining that she joined Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union with an associate’s degree, and then — through its tuition reimbursement program — went on to receive her […]