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
Unique, life-size dog and cat sculptures have been sighted at several locations (often in downtown storefronts) in Downtown Haverstraw! … More Dog & Cat Sculptures Invade Downtown Haverstraw! Be on the Lookout!
Come to the gallery opening of the Great Painted Paw Brigade, a public art project that is to begin on Friday March 2, 2012. … More A Quirky Art Opening at the Haverstraw Arts Alliance: March 2, 2012
Wouldn’t it be great if a resident or a visitor to the Village of Haverstraw could walk, jog or bike to the Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center? … More Downtown2Garner: An Art-focused Pedestrian Path
A feisty food blogger from the United Nations of Food (one small man’s attempt to eat food from every country without leaving NYC ) took a weekend excursion with his fiance to Haverstraw where he was admittedly “shocked” by the wide selection of uber-awesome, unpretentious, Hudson Valley, non-yuppie, blue collar Latin/Italian, etc. food. Several times … More A Vacation Island in the ‘Burbs . . . with “Shocking” Food
Quote of the Week: “We realized that if we were going to live in NYC it would have be in the West Village or Chelsea or something. Obviously, that’s cost prohibitive. So, we just decided to live in Haverstraw.” … More Quote of the Week
The Rockland Street Kids’ Fair, hosted by the Bricktown Gospel Fellowship, drew large crowds of Village families to Downtown Haverstraw to take part in a day of fun and games. … More Rockland Street Kids’ Fair II Delights!
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
Exhibitionism and a bit of “See and Be Seen” in Downtown Haverstraw, N.Y. … More See and Be Seen
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
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.
I wrote this Opinion Article for the Journal News in 2005. I made some changes to keep the content up-to-date. I hope you enjoy my optimism! The Haverstraw Revitalization is on its way and the vision for this project is vast. Proposals include an aerial gondola, Haverstraw Bay Performing Arts Center, restaurants, a 20-foot wide/2-mile … More Bring Trolleys to Haverstraw