HaverstrawLife welcomes Debbie Ali as a new contributor to the site. Debbie recently moved with her family from Queens to the Village of Haverstraw. Keep an eye out for new posts by Debbie as she explores Haverstraw, the arts and the Hudson Valley. Read more about Debbie after the jump.
The Haverstraw RiverArts Festival is returning to the Village’s Waterfront District. The festival will feature a diverse music set, a live art event, boutique and craft vendors, a food truck corral and beer garden hosted by restaurant 16 Front Street. The historic schooner Pioneer will dock at Emeline Park and offer rides during the festival. … More Haverstraw RiverArts Festival 2016
Sunday, June 4, 2017 @ 1:00p – 5:00p. The now-semi-annual #TasteHaverstraw Food Crawl is returning for spring time merriment and binge eating in June! Eat. Meet. Walk. Be merry. Binge Eat. The first crawl, held fall 2015 was a resounding success and the event has been growing since. WARNING: lines for food are likely so … More Food Crawl Returns
A section of the Harbors at Haverstraw waterfront promenade 10 years in the making is now complete. An additional 2 miles of promenade is slated for construction over the next decade. Fios1 news story – Haverstraw Promenade
River Arts Festival is coming to Emeline Park on the waterfront in Downtown Haverstraw. … More RiverArts Festival Coming to the Waterfront
Each year, the North Rockland Rowing Club hosts Learn to Row Day to expose more New Yorkers and Rocklanders to the sport of rowing or crew. … More Learn to Row Day 2013 is on Saturday, June 1
As part of the Keep Rockland Beautiful-sponsored Great American Cleanup 2013, we will meet for a few hours in the Village (Downtown and the Greenway) to do some spring cleaning. … More Great American Cleanup 2013
Governor Cuomo released renderings of his proposed mega bridge. … More Monster Bridge + Ghost Train
#thestrawny is the probably the best instagram hashtag for good Haverstraw pictures. Check it out soon.
Downtown Haverstraw is chock full of amazing history. The events listed here are only a small excerpt of all the history that Haverstraw holds. … More Haverstraw is Rich in History
The article confidently declares that Westchester Hudson River villages of Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Tarrytown, Irvington and the like are becoming enclaves of that same Bohemian lifestyle that brought downtrodden Brooklyn back to life. This article is particularly sad because it fully ignores these towns’ history, while somehow comparing the “transformation” of these places to Brooklyn. The villages mentioned in the article are some of the whitest, wealthiest, and most educated zip codes in North America . . . before the word “hipster” existed. This is nothing like Brookyn’s transformation – in fact, it is astroturf.
“Welcome to hipsturbia,” indeed. … More NY Times Declares Hudson River Towns “Hipsturbia”
Head race on the Hudson River in Haverstraw, N.Y. … More Big Regatta! Sunday, October 14
Organized in 1895, Relief Hose No. 3 was intended to provide additional fire protection to the ever-growing Village downtown. In the days of horse-drawn water pumps and low-pressure hand pumps, additional firehouses were needed to cover new neighborhoods that sprung up in the North West corner of Haverstraw. The newly formed fire department was housed … More Fighting Fire and Preserving History at Relief Hose No. 3