The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Hudson Valley Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:47:39 GMT OSI Protects Hudson Valley Heritage Trail Network at MANITOGA http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/OSI-Protects-Hudson-Valley-Heritage-Trail-Network-at-MANITOGA/8266/ Vision of famed designer Russel Wright, trails also enhance access to Appalachian Trail, Hudson Highlands State Park Garrison, N.Y. - The Open Space Institute announced today the protection of the trail network at Manitoga, a National Historic Landmark and celebrated Hudson Valley cultural attraction. The agreement guarantees permanent public access to Manitoga's scenic footpaths while protecting a key access point to the Appalachian Trail, through the adjacent Hudson Highlands State Park. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/OSI-Protects-Hudson-Valley-Heritage-Trail-Network-at-MANITOGA/8266/ Greenway Announces New Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Map-Guides, Mobile Website, and Guidebook http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Greenway-Announces-New-Hudson-River-Greenway-Water-Trail-Map-Guides-Mobile-Website-and-Guidebook/8255/ Tools will Grow Hudson River Tourism and Recreation Kingston, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area announced today a suite of tools that will make it easier for residents and tourists to explore the Hudson River from the Adirondack Park to New York City.  They include a new Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Four-Map/Guide Set, a new mobile responsive website, and the latest edition of The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Guide.  Water Trail enthusiasts were joined at Kingston Point Beach by Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and other dignitaries for the announcement.   The announcement was followed by a paddle led by Mayor Noble on the Hudson River and Rondout Creek. Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Greenway-Announces-New-Hudson-River-Greenway-Water-Trail-Map-Guides-Mobile-Website-and-Guidebook/8255/ With a variety of challenging and scenic courses, Orange County, N.Y. is a golfers’ paradise http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/With-a-variety-of-challenging-and-scenic-courses-Orange-County-N-Y-is-a-golfers-paradise/8246/ Spring is the perfect time to hit the beautiful Hudson Valley greens Orange County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - From seasoned golfers to those teeing off for the first time, anyone looking for a day on the links can find a course that's right for them in Orange County this spring. Golfing is a great way to take in the picturesque Hudson Valley landscape while getting exercise. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/With-a-variety-of-challenging-and-scenic-courses-Orange-County-N-Y-is-a-golfers-paradise/8246/ 18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/18th-Century-Medicine-Talk-Offered-at-Washington-s-Headquarters/8245/ Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) - The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, "18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution," at 1:00 PM. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/18th-Century-Medicine-Talk-Offered-at-Washington-s-Headquarters/8245/ Far-fetched and Fantastical Fun http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Far-fetched-and-Fantastical-Fun/8232/ Celebrate fairies, ghosts, UFOs, and swashbuckling family adventures in Orange County, NY. Orange County, N.Y. - Pay special attention to your surroundings during your next Orange County, NY excursion. Amid the astounding Hudson Valley views, you just might glimpse a ghostly orb or flying saucer, or catch the spray of fairy dust. Come all ye curiosity seekers, night sky watchers, swashbuckling pirates, enchanting fairies, believers and non-believers! Just one-hour north of New York City, an out-of-this-world adventure awaits. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Far-fetched-and-Fantastical-Fun/8232/ Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun! Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ Staatsburgh State Historic Site Season Opens http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Staatsburgh-State-Historic-Site-Season-Opens/8216/ Highlighting Gilded Age Opulence, Tales of the Titanic, Tea Talks and More Staaatsburg, N.Y. (3/25/16) - Staatsburgh State Historic Site, also known as the Mills Mansion, will open for the season on Friday, April 15. Drop-in tours will be offered Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., last tour at 4 p.m. Often called a time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room mansion retains its original furnishings and opulent décor. Admission for the standard tour is $8; $6 for seniors and students; children age 12 and younger are free. Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Staatsburgh-State-Historic-Site-Season-Opens/8216/ ‘Think Differently Dash’ Planned for Walkway Marathon Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/22/-Think-Differently-Dash-Planned-for-Walkway-Marathon-Weekend/8213/ Race Specifically for Disabled in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, June 11th Poughkeepsie, N.Y.- This year's Walkway Marathon Race Series will feature the Think Differently Dash on Saturday, June 11, providing people with developmental and physical disabilities a one-mile race of their own through downtown Poughkeepsie, organizers announced at a press conference this week. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/22/-Think-Differently-Dash-Planned-for-Walkway-Marathon-Weekend/8213/ Governor Cuomo Announces Significant Renovations of Historic Hudson Opera House are Now Underway http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/22/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Significant-Renovations-of-Historic-Hudson-Opera-House-are-Now-Underway/8212/ Renovation of Oldest Surviving Theater in New York State will Create 145 Construction Jobs View Photos of the Historic Theater Here and Here (March 22, 2016) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced significant renovations of the historic Hudson Opera House in Columbia County, the oldest surviving theater in New York State, are now underway. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/22/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Significant-Renovations-of-Historic-Hudson-Opera-House-are-Now-Underway/8212/ Mild Weather Draws Visitors to Outdoor Destinations http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Mild-Weather-Draws-Visitors-to-Outdoor-Destinations/8207/ Parks, Wineries and historic sites offer plenty to do in Orange County, NY this spring Orange County, N.Y. - As the weather becomes warmer and the leaves return to the trees, it's the perfect time to spend a day or weekend in Orange County, NY. There are outdoor destinations to meet the tastes of everyone from history buffs to wine connoisseurs, art lovers to nature enthusiasts. Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Mild-Weather-Draws-Visitors-to-Outdoor-Destinations/8207/