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On the Town: Event Photos and Party Pictures in October 2015

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Burger lovers flocked to Hudson Valley’s third annual Burger and Beer Bash on July 31 at the Shadow’s Marina in Poughkeepsie. Nineteen local restaurants dished out their signature sliders for a chance to be named the Hudson Valley’s burger champion. Mill House Brewing Company in Poughkeepsie was deemed the night’s “Best of the Bash” for its jalapeño cheddar ranch slider with bacon, pastrami, and roasted tomato cream. Second place went to Cosimo’s portobello veggie burger with white cheddar, and Whistling Willie’s American Grill nabbed third with two burgers: its lobster surf and turf, and pastrami-topped East Sider.

Crowd favorite Royal Khaoz put everyone in the summer spirit with reggae hits, and as the sun went down, the deejays of Music Speaks Volumes Entertainment transformed the tent into a riverside dance party.

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Lola’s Café dishes out sliders like it’s nobody’s business

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

A trio of burger and beer lovers ham it up for the camera

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Burgers weren’t the only thing on hand: Guests also noshed on sweets from Eat this Bakery, Moxie Cup, and Sweet Central Express, as well as pizza from Black Forest Flammkuchen (pictured)

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Mill House Brewing Company owners Dan (left) and Chris Crocco celebrate their “Best of the Bash” win

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

Guests cooled down with libations by Blue Moon, Coors Light, and Captain Lawrence beer on tap, Doc’s Draft Hard Apple Cider from Warwick Winery, and Dutch’s Spirits’ Sugar Wash Moonshine and Lemonade

Photograph by Tè Cachè Photography

 

The Olana Partnership’s summer party, Icebergs in August, took place on August 8 at the Olana State Historic Site in Hudson. Guests celebrated Frederic Church’s epic 1859 voyage to Newfoundland and Labrador while enjoying art and arctic inspired fare, with a reception hosted in a reimagined icehouse. From left: President of the Olana Partnership Sean Sawyer, Christine Jones, Robert Beard, and Judith Flamenbaum

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