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Boscobel House And Gardens

We’re here for you throughout the winter. GARDENS AND GROUNDS ADMISSION Boscobel continues to offer outdoor access to 68 acres of our gardens and grounds. Each Friday through Monday, enjoy a stroll or picnic on our Great Lawn with Boscobel’s unparalleled view of the Hudson River, Constitution Marsh, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. […]

CALL FOR ARTWORK: “AT HOME IN AMERICA”

Mahopac, NY    “At Home in America” is the theme of a new call for artwork for a virtual show coordinated by Mahopac Public Library.  The pandemic of 2020 has compelled us to spend more time at home than ever before.   “At Home in America” seeks to solicit a response from artists: how does the […]

Seasonal Splendor: Online Holiday Tour of Boscobel

Boscobel House and Gardens becomes even more beautiful during the holiday season. Thousands of guests come each year to share the festive decorations and real and faux greenery and foods that evoke early 19th-century feasts, gatherings, and gift-giving traditions. When Boscobel was first built for the Dyckman family between 1804-08, their traditions could have included […]

Magazzino Italian Art to Expand Campus with New Pavilion

Magazzino Italian Art announced plans to strategically expand its campus in Cold Spring, NY, with the acquisition of 3.5 acres of additional land and creation of a new 13,000-square-foot pavilion for special exhibitions, and public and educational programs. Designed by Spanish architects Alberto Campo Baeza and Miguel Quismondo, the latter of whom designed Magazzino’s main […]

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is happening now. Browse the list of participating restaurants or make a reservation at your personal favorite. Learn about the Restaurant/Dining Guest Safety Pledge. Our local businesses continue to depend on our support.  Bon appétit!

The Resurgence of the Art Exhibit at Arts on the Lake in Carmel, NY

October 24 – November 28, 2020  Arts on the Lake, in Carmel, NY, is pleased to announce the first art exhibit in their new gallery exhibition space since the Covid-19 restrictions were imposed. An exhibit featuring the digital compositions of Patty Vega and the painted wood sculptures of Brian Williams will kick off a series […]

Peak of Leaf Peeping Happening Now: Don’t Miss It

This is the seventh 2020 I LOVE NY Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from volunteer field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Picturesque fall colors continue their progression across New York State, with vibrant peak foliage emerging in the middle and lower Hudson Valley. Putnam County […]

Discover the Mystery of Manitou Point

Garrison – Featuring dramatic rock outcroppings that look out upon the Hudson River, Manitou Point Nature Preserve comprises more than 100 acres, all open to the public. The nearly 4 miles of public hiking trails feature a waterfall and wind through the preserve’s densely wooded forests. A tidal marsh offers refuge to a variety of […]

Take a Virtual Hike with Master Gardener Volunteers

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers present their first virtual guided hike! While we cancelled our planned in-person hike early in the year due to the pandemic, Master Gardener Volunteers filmed and narrated a hike of Putnam County’s Fred Dill Wildlife Sanctuary. These walking trails are right in the heart of Carmel, NY and easy […]

Manitoga: Nature and Architecture in Perfect Harmony

Garrison – At the top of a winding driveway off Route 9D in Garrison sits 75 acres of woodland gardens and modern architecture, the realized vision of the late industrial designer Russell Wright. He acquired the property, which had been a quarry and logging site, in 1942, and it took nearly 20 years to complete […]