Antoine McGuire’s Oyster & Ale House: Celtic Français at Main & Wayne

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

The Collaborative City

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.

Shouldn’t We Bring Cottage Industry to 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?

Reverse Commute

A trip across the widest part of the Hudson River from Haverstraw, New York to the Ossining, New York MetroNorth train station. At the train station in Ossining, you can catch a train into Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan or points north. The whole trip to Grand Central, including the ferry ride, takes about … More Reverse Commute

Vintage Film: “Down (Up) the Hudson” 1903

Here’s an incredible film (in high speed) of a 1903 trip up the Hudson (the film is incorrectly named “Down the Hudson”) from Haverstraw to Newburgh. Notable sites along the way are Stony Point, the Stony Point Lighthouse and Battlefield, the Bear Mountain “fjord,” West Point, and the waterfront at Newburgh. The trip, probably aboard … More Vintage Film: “Down (Up) the Hudson” 1903