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You Say Potato, I say CSA!

by Stephanie Dignan CSA stands for Community Shared Agriculture, and it is one of the staples of life here in the Hudson Valley. Our farms are treasured, and they are best supported by the CSA venture of distributing shares of crops to membe...

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A Night at the Theater

by Stephanie Dignan Beacon's close proximity to Broadway is especially apparent in its abundant local theater. We compiled a short list of some of the best live theater to be found in and around Beacon this spring and summer. Clove Creek ...

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Where to catch an Outdoor Movie this Summer

By Stephanie Dignan Without a doubt, one of the best parts of summer in the Hudson Valley is the wide array of outdoor movies, like Drive-In theaters, river-side movies, and even movies shown in an old castle! We took a look at some of the b...

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Flea Market Season in Beacon

Spring is here, and the warm air brings with it the popping up of flowers and flea markets. One of the hands-down best things about living in the Hudson Valley is the abundance of incredible flea markets and good old fashioned yard sales. This ...

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Art Adventures near Beacon

If you’re anything like most of the folks who flock to Beacon for the weekend, you’re here just as much for the art as for the hiking, and one thing that the lower Hudson Valley is not lacking in is both manmade and natural beauty. We took ...

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Rail Trails and the Old Beacon Line

Stretching from the shores of the Hudson in Beacon, New York 28 miles to Danbury, Connecticut are the overgrown and often forgotten tracks of the old Beacon Line. Were it running today, it would surely hugely impact the commutes of so many who ...

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Vegan Eats in the Lower Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley is a food lover’s dream, and that goes for vegan foodies as well. Fine eateries and establishments in the lower Hudson Valley have taken their vegan fare to new heights, with Impossible Burgers and cashew cheeses popping up ...

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What the Hay! Farm Animal Friends near Beacon

Surely one of the best parts of living in the Hudson Valley is sharing life with the animals here. If you or your kids are animal lovers, the Valley is chock full of farms and sanctuaries where you can spend the day with animals of all kinds. W...

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