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Recent Opening and Closings of Upstate New York Breweries

If you’re gonna drink beer, you may as well drink local, right? Well, there’s been a bit of news in the Capital Region beer industry and not all of it is good. 242 more words


Eugene Tompkins

Well, it took three weeks but I finally got Research Scope Creep.  You know what I mean.  That moment when you completely ignore the #52Ancestors project criteria (find one new thing on one person on your family tree) and gleefully go down the rabbit hole, gathering bits and pieces as you go.  660 more words


Hot Chocolate Festival At Madava Farms' Crown Maple Sugarhouse

Today was Family Fun Day and we were off to… Dover Plains, NY in Dutchess County for the first annual Hot Chocolate Festival at Madava Farms’ Crown Maple Sugarhouse!  1,092 more words


An Expat Upstate: Perspectives on American Small Town Life

Book review: One Hundred Miles From Manhattan, by Guillermo Fesser

Americans tend to get restless and move around a lot. They effortlessly leave one state for another.

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Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool 2017

Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival is something to behold, especially if you’re not all that interested in yarn. I grew up and lived in Poughkeepsie most of my life and I never thought twice about this event, even though it was only right up Route 9 for me. 737 more words

An evening in photos, The Amsterdam, Rhinebeck, NY

I visit a friend in the Rhinebeck/Dutchess County area at least once a year.

Previously, we would spoil ourselves and have a nice meal at Another Fork In The Road.  212 more words


Episode 6 - Poughkeepsie Jazz Project

“Because Mike needs some culture in his life.”

This week we talk to the talented and dapper Ben Basile, a fantastic local musician and runner/co-creator of the Poughkeepsie Jazz Project.

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