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Hudson River Valley

Best 15 Engaging Things to Do in the Mid-Hudson River Valley

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Drive 100 miles from New York City, straight up the Hudson River, and you'll find a trio of towns with very different personalities. Rhinebeck has been a tourist town since the mid 1700's, when it was a stage stop between New York City and Albany.

This Is What Water Democracy Looks Like

Paul Gallay | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green
Paul Gallay

Even in the relatively water-rich Hudson Valley, our H2O supplies face progressively increasing stress from climate change and companies hankering to slake thirsts in drier regions by getting hold of our own "excess" water supplies.

How Gov. Cuomo Can Build On His National Record Of Environmental Leadership

Ned Sullivan | Posted 03.14.2015 | New York
Ned Sullivan

Gov. Cuomo has taken important and courageous steps to protect New York's irreplaceable natural resources and its citizens, placing him in the forefront of environmental leaders nationwide.

Fed Measures on Crude Oil Fall Short, Put Hudson River at Risk

Ned Sullivan | Posted 12.21.2014 | Green
Ned Sullivan

The federal government has the responsibility to ensure the public's safety. Until Washington steps up and fulfills this obligation, we'll have to keep on holding our breath.

He For She Throughout History

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Many historical women whose accomplishments we are aware of today had to battle society's perceptions of women's proper place. Some women were fortunate enough to have the support of a man in their endeavors -- the "He for She" paradigm Emma Watson recently spoke of at the U.N.

Enchanted Evening: Great Big Sea Comes to Tarrytown

Jaime Lubin | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

It's worth noting that, enthusiastic as the proceedings were, they also carried a peculiar gravity. Perhaps this had to do with nostalgia's more serious side, the wish to honor what's gone before and the realization that all things cannot stay the same forever.

The Honey Bees at Stone Barns Center

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

At Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in New York's Hudson River Valley, Dan Carr has the enviable job of spending his days with honey bees and educating the public about beekeeping.

Low-Key Collection Offers Rich View of Hudson River School

Vera Haller | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

A sweet yellow and white house sits tucked away on a street in Hastings-on-Hudson. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places Ever Rest, a popular stop on the historical society and garden club circuit.

It's Daytripping Season

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

The North Fork of Long Island's wine country is an easy two-hour drive from the city. Heaven for oenophiles, the picture perfect small towns offer plenty in the way of edible attractions too.