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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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A Greener Hudson Valley with Bokashi

A Greener Hudson Valley with Bokashi

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Whether you live in an apartment, house or farm, you can do your part to contribute to a greener Hudson Valley with bokashi. What is Bokashi? Bokashi, which is Japanese for fermented organic matter, is a way to ferment household organic matter (food scraps) for quick decomposition. Once the food is fermented and introduced to […]

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VHV Goes to the Golden Buddha Restaurant

VHV Goes to the Golden Buddha Restaurant

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Needing a culinary change of pace, we decided to visit the Golden Buddha Thai Restaurant in Fishkill. Well, no, that’s not what really happened. Our mission was to dine at Tanjore’s Indian restaurant but we arrived there between the hours of 3 and 5pm and the restaurant was closed. Not wanting to wait around until […]

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Halloween in the Hudson Valley

Halloween in the Hudson Valley

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

As the weather starts to cool and the fall foliage is in full effect, here in the Hudson Valley we know that Halloween is just around the corner. Because of the rich history here in the Valley, there are plenty of historic mansions and old estates that sport stories of being haunted. There is a […]

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Another Facelift

Another Facelift

| October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Visit Hudson Valley.com is undergoing another facelift. It’s had several of them over the many years it’s been online. VHV has had more facelifts than some Hollywood movie stars (who shall remain nameless). VHV first came online in 1996 and then went off line in 2003. In 2006 it came back again and has been […]

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Fishkill AllSport: A Hudson Valley Stay-cation Spot

Fishkill AllSport: A Hudson Valley Stay-cation Spot

| May 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Summer is approaching and the kids will soon be out of school. With rising gas prices and economic insecurity, vacations have given way stay-cations. In other words, we are all looking for less expensive ways to enjoy ourselves over the summer. Stay-cations are great on the budget but can be tough on a bored teen. […]

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Double O’s Asparagus, Tomato Stack

Double O’s Asparagus, Tomato Stack

| April 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

I did a review on Double O’s before so this is not a review of the restaurant. This is, however, a review of dish on their appetizer menu. This dish is called the Asparagus Tomato Stack. What is the Stack Made Of? Just like it sounds, it’s a stack of small asparagus, tomato, mozzarella cheese, […]

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Dog Vaccination Clinic at Poughkeepsie Petco

Dog Vaccination Clinic at Poughkeepsie Petco

| March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, 3/27,2011, we attended the vaccination clinic at Petco.  Honestly, I never knew they had such clinics. It wasn’t until I was on line chatting with other pet owners that I realized this was not a one-time event. Apparently many dog owners take their pets to Petco for their immunizations. Time and Place The clinic […]

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Buying a Used Car in the Hudson Valley

Buying a Used Car in the Hudson Valley

| September 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Hudson Valley residents in the market for purchasing a preowned vehicle should do a little homework before making the car buying decision. To avoid purchasing a car that will cost more than anticipated, here are a few tips and resources Hudson Valley residents can use to help make an informed decision: Free CARFAX Reports If […]

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