Bounteous baskets

Mike’s Hothouse and Country Store, the family-owned-and-operated nursery located on Route 44/55 in Gardiner, started out as a small one-greenhouse operation that evolved into a three-greenhouse retail and market business, as well as…

Through the grapevine

Hudson Valley Wine Market on Main Street in Gardiner has the greatest inventory of homegrown Hudson Valley wines of any wine boutique. Owner Perry Goldschein, who purchased the business (formerly known as Enthusiastic…

Irish pride

Long live the Irish Long live their cheer Long live our friendship Year after year. — Irish Saying   Shea O’Brien’s, the recently opened Irish Pub and Restaurant at 127 Main Street in…

Dressel Farms

If you haven’t gone strawberry-picking at Dressel Farms, overlooking the Shawangunk Mountain Ridge in New Paltz, then you haven’t really lived. It’s a rite of passage, a ritual, a raison d’etre for Paltzonians…

Apple Hill Farm

“Pop and Mike had a saying: ‘When you work, work hard; and when you play, play hard.’ It is the philosophy that our family continues to live by. We hope that Apple Hill…

Farmers’ markets

It seems as though nearly every hamlet in southern Ulster now boasts of a farmers’ market. The Gardiner Farmers’ Market is held every Friday through October 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. in…

Opus 40

In an abandoned Saugerties quarry, Opus 40 is an inspiring artistic and sculptural environment. Purchased in 1938 by Harvey Fite, a founder of Bard College’s fine arts department, over a period of 37…

Perrine’s Bridge

Perrine’s Bridge in Rifton is one of New York’s historical covered wooden bridges, built in 1844 by Benjamin West. The 154-foot-long span, built with a Burr arch truss, is a destination site for…

Flight of the phoenix

Local entrepreneur Mike Ruger has turned a rundown 19th-century hotel on Main Street in Rosendale into a sublime blend of historical and architectural beauty. It boasts elegant new furniture, all the modern conveniences,…

The bird habit

“The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life…The beautiful…

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