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Stopping by The Rosendale Cafe

Stopping by The Rosendale Cafe

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

I wish I had written about the Cafe right after I visited it but I didn’t (blast that darn procrastination). Anyway, a few months ago my daughter and I were in Rosendale on a failed Craigslist run. After the long unsuccessful trip, we were hungry and decided to stop in the Rosendale Cafe for breakfast. […]

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Lunch at West Main Kitchen & Bar

Lunch at West Main Kitchen & Bar

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The other day we decided to visit West Main Kitchen & Bar for lunch. Actually West Main was our second dining choice. We drove over to the Culinary Institute but, the restaurant’s were closed. The CIA won’t reopen until late August. Oh well, since we wanted to try something different we opted for West Main. […]

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Brunch at the Towne Crier Cafe

Brunch at the Towne Crier Cafe

| July 31, 2017

It’s unbelievable how many times we’ve walked right past the Towne Crier Cafe located on Main Street in Beacon, NY and never really paid attention to it. This Sunday, however, we decided to take our time, park further away from the Beacon Farmers’ Market and walk down Main Street. Our goal was to have brunch, […]

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Misty Copeland at Rosendale

Misty Copeland at Rosendale

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Misty Copeland, America’s New Ballet Hope, in Documentary “A Ballerina’s Tale” at Rosendale Theatre December 13 (Rosendale) What does it mean to possess a great talent at the highest levels of the Ballet world?  And…what if you don’t look like the prevailing notions of how a ballerina should look?   “A Ballerina’s Tale,” the documentary about […]

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Comedy at Rosendale Theater

Comedy at Rosendale Theater

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rosendale Theater Comedy November Showcase! On November 13th, 2015, at 9:30 p.m., come out to Rosendale Theater for another great month of laughs, hilarity, and amazing standup comics. This month will feature Shannon Cooke (Winner of Levity Live and Owner of Laugh It Up Comedy Club at Mahoney’s Irish Pub in Poughkeepsie), Mo Haskins (Opened […]

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Rosendale Theatre: “The Kid”

Rosendale Theatre: “The Kid”

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

NOVEMBER 3, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Georgette Mattel CHAPLIN MASTERPIECE FILM, “THE KID” TO PLAY IN ROSENDALE SILENT SERIES Sunday, December 6th at 3:00 PM With Live Accompaniment by Marta Waterman A vulnerable, plucky child, a heart-touching tramp, a fallen woman, haunting background music—all make us think of the genius of one man, Charlie […]

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Hudson Valley Weekly Shopping Adventures (Buying Local)

Hudson Valley Weekly Shopping Adventures (Buying Local)

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fredrick Douglass in his autobiography said, “Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” Maya Angelou said, “When you know better, you do better.” I bring the wisdom of both mentors with me every time I go food shopping. Their wisdom and my research has me shopping at no less than four and sometimes […]

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Grabbing Sushi at Bonsai II

Grabbing Sushi at Bonsai II

| August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bonsai II has become our go-to when we want a good meal. We’ve been there several times and they never disappoint.  Bonsai II is located at 1955 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY. They have a website  www.bonsaijapaneseny.com (believe it or not, I wasn’t aware of the website until I started writing this post). They have two locations, […]

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VHV Visits Joe Willy’s Seafood House

VHV Visits Joe Willy’s Seafood House

| July 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

After seeing Joe Willy’s  restaurant on an episode of Restaurant Impossible with Robert Irvine, we decided to pay it a visit. Not having been to the restaurant before, we cannot do a before and after comparison. Being a seafood house, I guess one would expect the restaurant to smell like fish, and it did. We […]

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David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Title: David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries Location: RosendaleTheatre Dates: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 7,8 &9th Admission: $15 The Rosendale Theatre 408 Main Street, Rosendale NY (845) 658-8989 Advance tickets at santaland.brownpapertickets.com Description Sedaris’ hilarious and revealing stories about our relationship with the holidays have been turned into a live play! Kimberly Kay plays the […]

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