Google, NY Waterway, and the MTA MetroNorth Railroad have finally heeded my repeated requests to have the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry schedule added to Google Transit Directions! Enjoy using the transit app now; Haverstraw is finally and legitimately linked to the region.
Gran Fondo will roll through Downtown Haverstraw on May 20, 2012. … More Gran Fondo Rolls Through Downtown
A full Spring Weekend of events in the Village of Haverstraw, New York. 4/20/12 to 4/22/12. … More Major Haverstraw Spring Weekend! 4/20/2012 to 4/22/2012
This year, the Bricktown Sprints will take place on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry Landing in the Village of Haverstraw (adjacent to the Harbors at Haverstraw on Dr. Girling Drive). The races will last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. … More Come to the Annual “Brickyard” Sprints: Sunday April 22, 2012
The waterfront promenade, currently stretching from Warren Avenue to the old chair factory peninsula and from the edge of the Tilcon rock quarry to the ferry landing, is about to grow. … More Waterfront Promenade is About to Double in Size
Governor Cuomo has worked with the federal government to “fast track” the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement environmental review. Planning will speed along and the project could be ready for groundbreaking by fall 2012. No funding sources have been secured. Rockland County and Westchester County residents were shocked to learn that the originally planned-for mass transit … More TZB Transit Alternative: Expand Ferry Service
While trekking through the blogosphere, I came across a nice article from the Toronto Sun about a $14 per day option to vacation in “New York City.” Instead of paying $150+ per night at a New York hotel, a visitor might enjoy more rustic accommodations for, yes, around $14 per night. The article highlights that … More Haverstraw in the Toronto Sun
Anthony Bourdain’s take on the Hudson Valley by boat, and by multi-day feast. … More Tony Bourdain’s Take on the Hudson Valley
Five elderly women ride the NY Waterway Ferry to Haverstraw for an evening of fun and dinner at Union Restaurant. … More Scenes from Ossining (Sing Sing)
After reading a New York Times article on the resurgence of the Rockaways among twenty- and thirty-somethings as a mecca of weekend vacationing/staycationing, my mind started to tick. Of course the ticking revolved around Haverstraw, however, this may be a lesson for most still grungy rivertowns in the Hudson River Valley. Hipsters proudly proclaim that … More The Hudson Riviera: Why not Vacation in Haverstraw?
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
Probably the most pressing question of the 21st Century is: What affects will Global Climate Change have on our local community? The recent and unprecedented release of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents a bleak forecast for our future on the global scale and in our own backyards. The panel, … More How Climate Change Affects Haverstraw
The New York Times has released a fairly interesting article on the revival of cottage industry, which has begun to meld with the world of high-fashion and high-design. Rural Craft is the new “it” for urban dwellers these days. . . and chic is more and more looking like it’s beyond passe. But in all … More Shouldn’t We Bring Cottage Industry to Haverstraw?