HAVERSTRAW’S HARVEST FARMERS MARKET now open!
• Every Sunday from 9a.m. to 2 p.m. on Maple Ave. at New Main St. in Haverstraw Village, rain or shine, from June 27th to November 21st, 2010.
• Eat Fresh Eat Local Eat Well. Come out for a fun-filled Sunday! New vendors, exciting demos and events, including a Market to Table program, cooking demos by gourmet restaurants, events by Cornell Cooperative Extension, and fun activities for both children and adults. Booths available. Sponsored by the Greater Haverstraw Chamber of Commerce … More HAVERSTRAW’S HARVEST FARMERS MARKET
The myths and secrets about economic growth, revitalization, real estate and change in urban areas are plentiful. One way to understand how your community might develop into one of those places you’ve dreamed of living in and why certain places ascend, and other places decline, it helps to read works by the top experts in the field. … More How to Spark a Downtown Renaissance
Antoine McGuire’s, one of the most unique restaurants west of the Tappan Zee, has made its debut on Main Street. It’s been nearly three months since the pub/salon café/brasserie (whatever you can call it) opened its doors to curious diners, and has become a new hot spot in Haverstraw, a welcome addition to Restaurant Row. … More Antoine McGuire’s Oyster & Ale House: Celtic Français at Main & Wayne
The Head Chef of Civile’s Restaurant in Emeline Park set up shop at the weekly Haverstraw Farmer’s Market to whip together unworldly combination of oysters, rack of lamb, and broccoli rabe. … More Civile’s Chef Demonstration
The Village of Haverstraw, businesses and residents, is currently implementing a few smart projects to reduce reliance on outside produce suppliers and increase the community’s overall economic and environmental sustainability. … More Village Sustainability Efforts
Reyes “Ray” Dominguez, a long-time Haverstraw resident, has created his most recent venture, The Big Red Tomato at 9 Main Street, right across from Lucas Candies. The new bar and grill boasts a tasty fusion of Latin, American, and international flavors. Ray has come a long way since his immigrated from Mexico years ago. His story is an inspiration for us all, and the true entrepreneurial spirit of the Big Red Tomato is bright. … More A Big Red Tomato Grows in Haverstraw
The Union Restaurant is a new addition to Haverstraw’s blossoming restaurant scene. Paulo Feteira, the maitre d’hotel, and David Martinez, head chef of Union, have combined their talents to bring about the new restaurant venture. Paulo and David are together twenty-year veterans of Peter X. Kelly’s Xaviar’s Restaurant and Freelance Cafe of Piermont. The two men’s resumes have already ushered up valuable name recognition for Union Restaurant and have poised Haverstraw in becoming a regional restaurant destination. … More Union Restaurant Thrives
I am sad to report that the Bricktown Brewery at 4 Main Street shuttered its doors in the shadows of the worsening local and national economy. The restaurant had a good 5-year run in the Village, attracting new faces to the downtown that had yet to experience Haverstraw. Haverstraw eateries and stores have been hard-pressed … More Farewell to Bricktown Brewery
Chris Lima of Stony Point has recently created http://www.anniessnackshack.com, an online tribute to the Annie’s Restaurant and Drive-In on Route 9W and Filors Lane in Stony Point. The 1951 County Landmark will be razed in the coming weeks to make way for a CVS drugstore, the eighth drugstore in the immediate area. The story of … More Remembering a Landmark
The Ossining Ferry dock and train station area is about to undergo a complete transformation into a beautifully appointed mixed-use neighborhood. Ginsburg Development Companies and Capelli Enterprises have teamed up to build One Harbor Square between the existing ferry pier and the Metro North train station. Easy access to New York City, the rest of … More Our Neighbor Gets a Facelift
On any given weekday evening, the Haverstraw Ferry runs its rounds to Ossining and back, shuffling commuters home from their daily work grind in the city. Little does anyone realize that the ferry can be used as a tool to quickly get to some of the best dinner spots in the Hudson Valley. Simply catch … More Cruise to Dinner