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Along The Hudson In Reemerging Poughkeepsie

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

For those record-loving travelers who make pilgrimages to the Biggest, Best and Longest worldwide, Poughkeepsie has become a destination.

Joy Resmovits

Homeless New Yorkers Face Sandy Without Shelter: 'I Can Survive Just Like This' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- As Hurricane Sandy hurtled toward New York City on Monday, Eduardo Acevedo, 57, sat in an empty lot just steps from the Hudson River. Stra...

An Ode To John Burroughs' Hudson River

Lorie Karnath | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Lorie Karnath

The Hudson is among the mightiest and most majestic rivers of all, and this river and its surrounding valley are among America's most cherished ecological natural settings.

GOP Conservationists? You Have to Know Where to Look

Jim DiPeso | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Jim DiPeso

Once you hose away the smog emitted by attack ads, partisan operatives, cable bloviators, and talk radio gas bags, you can find elected Republicans who value a clean environment and take the initiative to further the cause.

40 Years Ago Clean Water Act Transformed How America Views Water, Time to Do It Again

Peter Lehner | Posted 12.18.2012 | Green
Peter Lehner

We still have a lot of work to do, but there is no doubt that our water is safer to fish from and cleaner to swim in than it was when Congress passed this law. Yet even as we continue to make progress, it is time for another transformative change.

PHOTOS: 5 Adventures Perfect For Fall

Shermans Travel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Each of these fall travel adventures selected by the ShermansTravel team is bound to give you a one-of-a-kind perspective on the bold waves of crimson, fiery-orange and golden hues that sweep the country at this time of year.

PHOTOS: Leaf Peeping Up The Hudson River

Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The loudest spot in Bear Mountain State Park on a fall weekend isn't in front of the polka band blasting out indecipherable German tunes or among the ...

All About Visiting The Woodstock Film Festival

iLoveInns | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel

Now in its 13th year, Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has become the foremost regional scene for independent films. Indiewire named WFF one of the top 50 festivals in the world. Here's how to see it.

WATCH: A Little More Summer In NYC

Kate Thomas | Posted 11.26.2012 | Travel
Kate Thomas

The summer just officially ended. But the weather is still great. Let's pretend it's still summer on Pier 84 at West 44th St. in Manhattan.

PHOTOS: Despite Raw Sewage Spill, Ironman Championship Goes On As Scheduled

| Posted 08.11.2012 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — The Ironman U.S. Championships will go on as scheduled. Officials ruled Friday ...

WATCH: Raw Sewage Threatens Ironman Championship

Posted 08.12.2012 | New York

Millions of gallons of raw sewage stemming from a sewer break in Westchester is threatening the upcoming Ironman U.S. Championship set to take place o...

Route 6 Has Been Ignored And It's Jack Kerouac's Fault

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

"On the road-map was one long red line called Route 6 that led from the tip of Cape Cod clear to Ely, Nevada, and there dipped down to Los Angeles."

The Somber Act of Placing Large Pink Polka Dots on Bulldozers

Reverend Billy | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Reverend Billy

Someone might call this "culture-making." We step into hazmat suits and spread pink polka dots on bulldozers at the construction site for the Spectra (fracking gas) pipeline on the Manhattan-side riverbank of the Hudson.

Finally! New York Politicians Rally For Fireworks To Return East

Posted 06.28.2012 | New York

After three straight years depriving nearly all of the outer-boroughs and Manhattan's East Side of the annual Fourth of July fireworks, Macy's has onc...

Dolphin Found Dead In Hudson River

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

DNA Info reports that a dolphin was found dead in the Hudson River near Chelsea Piers on Thursday morning. A representative for the Riverhead Found...

LOOK: Dolphin Spotted Swimming In The Hudson River!

Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

A dolphin was spotted swimming along the Hudson River on Sunday, providing lucky onlookers with a rare glimpse of aquatic wildlife here in the concret...

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.

Answering the "Call" on Clean Water

Paul Gallay | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Paul Gallay

Screening audiences at Last Call at the Oasis gasp audibly as Las Vegas runs out of water, fracking chemicals turn Texas swimming pools a nasty green and frogs change sex due to pesticide exposure.

Saudi Arabia on the Hudson? Why Water Speculators Want Desalination in the Moist Northeast

Manna Jo Greene | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green
Manna Jo Greene

Desalination plants are usually last resorts for arid places that have little choice. Yet United Water New York has chosen Rockland, NY as a test case for building its first big desalination plant in the northeastern U.S.

New York City Commits to Green Solution for Sewage Overflows

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Peter Lehner

In New York, green infrastructure is going to play a transformative role. But the story is much bigger than that.

No Time for "Slacktivism," Here on the Hudson

Paul Gallay | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Paul Gallay

There's a lot of talk about slacktivism, but grassroots environmentalists on the Hudson River aren't paying much attention to it. They're too busy doing cleanups, taking water quality samples and occupying government agencies until officials pony up the resources needed to restore our river.

Quicksilver Bob Invents the "Highest Blessing of the Water"

Carolyn Vega | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Robert Fulton was not the first to build a steam-powered vessel. But Fulton was the first to find commercial success with the idea.

NYC Getaway: Haute Hippie Rhinebeck

FATHOM | Christina Ohly | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

One of the best escapes 100 miles from midtown Manhattan is the village of Rhinebeck, New York -- a "haute hippie" sort of place situated near the Hud...

Hurricane Irene Is a Chance to Put Things Right in New Jersey and Washington

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

With parts of New Jersey and the rest of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast still literally underwater from Hurricane Irene, it is time to examine the dou...

WATCH: ANOTHER Sewage Spill Into Hudson River

Hudson, NY Patch | Christopher Michael McHugh Email the Author | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York