Mayor Kohut, a resident of the village of Haverstraw, and successfully carries out a dual role as both a government official, and an active member of the community. HaverstrawLife got an inside scoop into the life of Mayor Kohut, both in and outside of the office! … More Community Spotlight: Mayor Michael Kohut
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
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
Governor Cuomo released renderings of his proposed mega bridge. … More Monster Bridge + Ghost Train
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”
Jakriborg, Sweden, a medieval village of 500 families and a major tourism destination can fit within a relatively small area in the Village of Haverstraw. Such an exercise in scale really shows how zoning can have such a major impact on the built environment and the economy. How many Jakriborgs can your town fit? Better … More Visualizing Scale & Density
Haverstraw is in dire need of an open, transparent, integrated, and sustainability-focused (that’s economic, environmental, and social) planning process. Here’s an explanation of how planning should be done. We have the technology these days to make this a reality. We need a smart plan and vision to guide Haverstraw’s growth and prosperity.