Going GAGA for GARNER: Weaving Art into a Community

Haverstraw, N.Y. is a microcosm of the region. From taking in crisp morning air on top of a mountain peak, to lunch in a diverse urban downtown, and ending with a rivertown sunset, you can have it all in Haverstraw. Garnerville brings us yet another type of experience that makes Haverstraw even more unique. If you’ve … More Going GAGA for GARNER: Weaving Art into a Community

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Celebrate National Cupcake Day at Bella Sophia Sugar Crafts!

Today is National Cupcake Day! Yes, seriously, there is such a thing. And the best place to celebrate in the Lower Hudson Valley is Bella Sophia Sugar Crafts in Haverstraw. The dessert parlor and bakery sells their mouth-watering (and gorgeous) desserts, hosts classes to create your own, and takes orders for more substantial treats (like wedding cakes; Bella is renowned for their cakes and have been featured on The Knot, etc.). … More Celebrate National Cupcake Day at Bella Sophia Sugar Crafts!

The Widest Point on the Hudson: From NYC to Haverstraw

Written by Debbie Ali   Emeline Park Pier, Haverstraw Bay, Haverstraw, NY. Photo taken by Debbie Ali. It was a warm mid-summer day when we pulled up to our house, and saw luscious green grass, a beautiful Japanese maple tree, and an enchanting craftsman bungalow with a wrap around porch. This was it. This was … More The Widest Point on the Hudson: From NYC to Haverstraw

“Back to the Streets” Student Photography Exhibition Opens at Union Restaurant

Ken Karlewicz and the Riverside Arts Project Proudly Present “Back to the Streets.”
A collection of photographs by Ken and his students which capture the colorful life, texture and ever changing mood of Haverstraw Village’s downtown landscape. … More “Back to the Streets” Student Photography Exhibition Opens at Union Restaurant

A Bright Future for Local Theater

Shades Repertory Theater, where Harps is the artistic Director, resides in the lower level of the Central Presbyterian Church on the corner of New Main Street and Hudson Avenue in the Village of Haverstraw, New York. With Tiffany stained glass windows and American Chestnut (now nearly extinct) ceilings, the church itself is a proud and substantial entity as you enter the village. … More A Bright Future for Local Theater

Illuminating Images at the Central Presbyterian Church

The Piermont Photography Meetup Group is presenting “ILLUMINATING IMAGES” this Saturday, February 11, at the Central Presbyterian Church (Haverstraw Youth Theater) with a wine and appetizer reception from 4:00pm-6:30pm. 64 New Main Street, Village of Haverstraw. On display are wonderful works by Wayne Bizzinger, Paul Brizzi, Ely Dennis, Peter Giraudin, Barb Levitt, Stefanie Livanos, Diedre Marangi, … More Illuminating Images at the Central Presbyterian Church

Bill Batson’s Take on the ‘House by the Railroad’

Artist Bill Batson takes on the ‘House by the Railroad‘ with his sketch of the famed house in Haverstraw (left) that inspired Edward Hopper to paint and Alfred Hitchcock to kill off his leading lady on-screen in “Psycho.” Read more about Batson’s take on Edward Hopper and the house that started it all. Batson discusses … More Bill Batson’s Take on the ‘House by the Railroad’