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On the Town: Event Photos and Party Pictures in January 2016

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Hudson Valley’s annual Best of Hudson Valley® attracted more than 1,200 people to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on Oct. 15 to celebrate the 2015 Best Of Hudson Valley winners. Guests noshed on everything from soup to sushi, all prepared by some of the 75-plus winners; and danced the night away.

Photogenic guests hammed it up for the camera at the Music Speaks Volumes photo booth.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Hudson Valley’s annual Best of Hudson Valley® Awards attracted more than 1,200 people to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on Oct. 15 to celebrate the 2015 Best Of Hudson Valley winners. Guests noshed on everything from soup to sushi, all prepared by some of the 75-plus winners; and danced the night away.

Paul Maloney of Stockade Tavern shakes up a mean cocktail.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Hudson Valley’s annual Best of Hudson Valley® Awards attracted more than 1,200 people to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on Oct. 15 to celebrate the 2015 Best Of Hudson Valley winners. Guests noshed on everything from soup to sushi, all prepared by some of the 75-plus winners; and danced the night away.

Guests enjoy dishes and drinks from some of the Valley’s best eateries.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Hudson Valley’s annual Best of Hudson Valley® Awards attracted more than 1,200 people to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on Oct. 15 to celebrate the 2015 Best Of Hudson Valley winners. Guests noshed on everything from soup to sushi, all prepared by some of the 75-plus winners; and danced the night away.

Guests enjoy dishes and drinks from some of the Valley’s best eateries.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Hudson Valley’s annual Best of Hudson Valley® Awards attracted more than 1,200 people to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on Oct. 15 to celebrate the 2015 Best Of Hudson Valley winners. Guests noshed on everything from soup to sushi, all prepared by some of the 75-plus winners; and danced the night away.

Hal Prince Music & Entertainment helps the crowd bust a move.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Hudson Valley’s annual Best of Hudson Valley® Awards attracted more than 1,200 people to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel on Oct. 15 to celebrate the 2015 Best Of Hudson Valley winners. Guests noshed on everything from soup to sushi, all prepared by some of the 75-plus winners; and danced the night away.

Aroma Thyme Bistro dished out an organic sweet potato and yellow curry soup. From left: Jamie, Marcus, and Courtney Guiliano.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Nearly 100 different wines from around the world were poured at the Taste of the Hudson Valley event held at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie on Nov. 1. The evening featured an auction of fine art, rare wines, and celebrity-autographed memorabilia. Proceeds benefited the MidHudson Regional Hospital. From left: Barbara and Alan Kram and Julie and Dr. Evan Goldfischer.

 

The Orange County Arts Council recognized individuals and organizations for their contributions to the county through the arts at the Eighth Orange County Arts Awards Celebration, held on Nov. 12 at the Umbra Sound Stage in Newburgh. From left: (back row) Vincent Maniscalco, Derek Diaz, Jonathan Talbot, Neil Alexander, (front row) Bob Breur, Rayanne Rysinger, Lisa Silverstone, Camille Cappello, and Barry Plaxen.

 

Big-name media personalities turned out in support of friend and colleague Bryant Gumbel as the legendary newsman and sports broadcaster received the inaugural Lifetime Excellence in Sports Communication Award on behalf of the Marist College Center for Sports Communication. The award was presented during a gala at NYC’s New York Athletic Club on Oct. 15. From left: Marist College Center for Sports Communication Director Keith Strudler, Bryant Gumbel, and Marist College President Dennis Murray.

 

Big-name media personalities turned out in support of friend and colleague Bryant Gumbel as the legendary newsman and sports broadcaster received the inaugural Lifetime Excellence in Sports Communication Award on behalf of the Marist College Center for Sports Communication. The award was presented during a gala at NYC’s New York Athletic Club on Oct. 15. From left: ​Talk show host Kelly Ripa, Marist College President Dennis Murray and his wife, Marilyn.

 

From Oct. 23-25, the Catskills Conference brought together the region’s technology titans at the Ashokan Center in Olivebridge. The conference featured special guest companies like Tentrr, Foursquare, Etsy, and AT&T, whose representatives discussed the parallels between nature and technology. From left: Tentrr CEO Michael D’Agostino and Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley.

 

Valleyites dressed in their most ghoulish attire for the Third Annual Vampire Ball, presented by the HealthAlliance Foundation and Tonner Doll Co. at the Lazy Swan Golf & Country Club Village in Saugerties on Oct. 24. From left: Erin and Shane Nagy, Bill and Laura Truax, and Kyle and Allison Beesmer, whose Gilligan’s Island getup was named “Best Group Costume.”

 

Hudson River Healthcare (HRHCare) raised more than $250,000 at its 11th annual gala, Cornucopia: A Celebratory Benefit of Harvest & Health, on Oct. 17 at Crabtree’s Kittle House Restaurant & Inn in Chappaqua. The funds will help provide comprehensive primary and preventive care to people in need throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island. From left: HRHCare’s board treasurer, HRHCare Foundation chair, and founder and president of Richter Associates, Inc. Andrew Richter; Mimi Edelman of I & Me Farm and co-chair of the Slow Food Metro North Collaborative on Farm-to-Table Movement; President and CEO of HRHCare Anne Kauffman Nolon; President and CEO of Montefiore Health System Dr. Steven M. Safyer.

 

From Yonkers to Kingston, patrons flocked to restaurants throughout the Valley for the 2015 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, which ran from Nov. 2-15. Hanging out at the kick-off event on Oct. 5 at the CIA in Hyde Park are (from left) Restaurant Week founder and publisher of The Valley Table Janet Crawshaw, Director of Dutchess County Tourism Mary Kay Vrba, Cosimo’s Restaurant Group’s Nick Citera, Terrapin Restaurant owner and chef Josh Kroner, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, and New York State Senator Sue Serino.

Photograph by Ethan Harrison

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