Giant Amaranthus World Record Breaker

March 31, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet Starting this weekend we will be creating a new gardening section and what better way to introduce it with a world record breaking plant grown right here. Jesse Eldrid grew this monster among many other amazing plants. (seen in the other video posts) He works at Adams in Poughkeepsie and is an encyclopedia [...]

Blue Streak VS Coney Island Cyclone

March 31, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Did you know that Poughkeepsie was the home to the largest Roller Coaster in the world once….. built buy the same man who designed the Coney Island Cyclone, the Blue Streak of Woodcliff Pleasure Park stood over 128 ft tall and descended over 18 ft below ground. Many “Blue Streaks” are around today [...]

Bull and Buddha 319 Main St Poughkeepsie

March 29, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet What can I say about this place……. it’s not like anything you would have expected to see anywhere in the Hudson Valley let alone Poughkeepsie 5 years ago but now it’s the perfect fore-runner of what’s to come. A great menu of Asian Fusion with a focus on steaks (the Bull) and a [...]

Dubliner Pub 796 Main St

March 28, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet One of my favorite places to eat or drink is the Dubliner at 796 Main st Poughkeepsie NY. I hosted an Absinthe tasting there back in October and immediately fell in love with the place and the food. The best pub food I have had with a creative and well thought out menu [...]

SpeakEasy tonight

March 25, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet The SpeakEasy party is tonight at Orient 319 Main St Poughkeepsie NY 12601…….. There has never been a party like this here or anywhere before (well maybe 1890′s Paris) starts at 10 pm dress in the theme or dress well

Harry Houdini and Poughkeepsie

March 24, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Today marks the 137th Birthday of Harry Houdini. We did a little google search to see what comes up when you search “Houdini + Poughkeepsie” and of course something weird shows up. this is from the NY Times May 8, 1927 THE NEW YORK TIMES • May 8, 1927 • Page 15, Column [...]

Elizabeth Taylor and Poughkeepsie

March 23, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Thought the two never crossed paths perhaps, I find a similarity in how both “Queens” as it were kept their beauty and style despite so many traumatic twists and turns of fate. Both started out as young and incredibly beautiful both rose to fame through their talents and style and both re-invented themselves [...]

Walkway Over the Hudson – Past, Present and Future

March 21, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet This is a great video detailing the history of the now open Walkway Over the Hudson. It is amazing how much activity this has brought to Poughkeepsie and is a major catalyst to the next wave of revitalization of our City and the Hudson Valley

Poughkeepsie History Video

March 21, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Produced by Vassar and a little dry in it’s approach, this video gives a good over view of the city a few years back. So much has changed since this was produced. The Walkway over the Hudson is now open and so many new and wonderful businesses have opened on Main St. This [...]

Super Full Moon Rises!

March 19, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Tonight at sunset the largest brightest Full Moon in almost 20 years will rise. So take a moment tonight and take a look at this rare and beautiful event maybe snap a picture or two and send them to us and we will run a gallery of them, try to include Poughkeepsie or [...]

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