Hahn Farm Salt Point Fall Festival

October 15, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet One of our favorite Farms and Farmstands is the venrable HAHN FARM located at the junction of Salt Point Turnpike and Netherwood Road….. a beautiful ride to a beautiful farm that is only minutes away from downtown Poughkeepsie. Wonderful heirloom pumpkins are grown on this family farm that has been in business for [...]

A Decent Cocktail in Poughkeepsie?

October 14, 2011 by admin · 11 Comments 

Share Tweet This weekend in connection with our sister site Cocktail Vultures we go in search of a decent drink in our Weird hometown…… Any Dislikes? and Absolute Favorites? Included will be . Union Square, Beech Tree, BabyCakes,Karma Lounge, Orient/Bull and Buddha and Brasserie…….. and possibly The Derby and Mahony’s …… be forewarned we are [...]

The Hammonasset Line

August 20, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet a new and good friend to Weird Poughkeepise,Gregory Baily, has been a valuable help in researching certain properties and now we have him researching the Mysterious Poughkeepsie Standing Stone. Along the way he came across this very intriguing article about the Hammonasset Line, a collection of stone markers that travels all the way [...]

Headless Horseman Hayride

August 18, 2011 by admin · 2 Comments 

Share Tweet Well it’s getting around that time of the year when the evenings cool and the Crows begin to gather and all our thoughts turn to Halloween in our beloved Haunted Valley. One of our favorite events is the Headless Horseman Hayride in Ulster Park. It, for many reasons is best suited for our [...]

New York Times and the Hudson Valley Movement

August 5, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Well here is a great article originally published in the NY Times that supports what we here at Weird Poughkeepsie have been saying for a while now. A better quality of life and a much more diverse landscape to set that life in. Here you can make your own rules create your own [...]

Hairdresser’s Disco Ball & Fantasy Hair Show

July 27, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet This should be loads of Weird Poughkeepsie fun….. We shall be attending and so should you Time Sunday, August 7 · 7:00pm – 11:00pm Location Poughkeepsie Tennis Club 135 South Hamilton Street Poughkeepsie, NY Join AIDS-Related Community Services (ARCS) for a brand new fundraising event on Sunday, August 7th! Four Star Salon Services [...]

Cocktail Warpath

July 14, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet That’s right, I have had enough of tepid tasting warm unmixed cocktails, drinks created by picking any four bottles of booze off the shelf and dumping them in a glass and giving it a witlessly witty name. I am done with bars that claim to use the finest freshest ingredients only to find [...]

Ghosts of the Bardavon Opera House by : ~ Donna V., Bardavon Evening House Manager

July 12, 2011 by admin · 5 Comments 

Share Tweet Despite the pretty façade, like anything else, go another layer underneath and the Bardavon will reveal its aging energy. Dusty paths behind the mechanical equipment in the basement and beneath the upholstered orchestra, the theater will whisper ghost stories that seep from the basement doors and old rooms once used decades ago. Above [...]

New Reviewer: Mike O.

July 11, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Glad to have Mike O. on-board even if he does not know it yet, but I think he and you dear readers will love his withering alliterations and spot on reviews Wappinger Buffet 1488 Route 9 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 (845) 297-1488 Category: Buffets 1.0 star rating 4/9/2011 A cautionary tale of roach-kissed [...]

Art Homes Essay

July 11, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet Victorian Artist Houses of Poughkeepsie The Victorians were cosmopolitan people on the cutting edge of technology for their time. They integrated objects and concepts from many cultures around the globe into the decor of their homes, both interior and exterior. Moving from gas light to electrical luminescence they were quick to adopt means [...]

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