Visit the Haverstraw Farmers Market. … More Haverstraw’s Farmers Market
If you haven’t yet done so, please sign the petition to boost the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry schedule. Currently, the ferry only runs for commuters in the morning and evening. The ferry should be expanded to include midday, late night, and weekends. When this happens, Haverstraw will become another major node in the extensive regional transportation network. … More Sign the Petition! Boost the Ferry!
The North Rockland Cash Mob started with a flash. Local resident Ellen Donovan contacted me via Facebook to get a local cash mob initiative launched and generating buzz. Well, the mob is buzzing. Now over 700 members in size, and growing by the hundreds each day, the North Rockland Cash Mob is becoming, well, unruly. … More Get Your Mob Gear Ready . . .
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!
The Village is aiming for a spring 2013 start date and an 18-month construction period where crews will replace sidewalks, road surfaces, and utility poles. The project focuses on Broadway to Broad Street, New Main Street to Clove Avenue, and Main Street to 2nd Street. … More Downtown Streetscape Plans Emerge
Jane Jacobs was one of the first writers to document the effects of cars on urban fabric. By “urban,” I mean “old-fashioned” or traditional towns and downtowns. Densely populated cities and villages throughout the United States were beginning to take steps to incorporate automobiles into the built environment. Planners and politicians began to see parking … More How or Why Cars Erode Cities & Villages
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
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!
Haverstraw’s throwing a celebration on the double yellow line! The event is called ‘Dancing Under the Stars’ and will feature live Latin music by Brisa Tropical. The popular Dancing Under the Stars series draws the Village’s well-knowns and also visitors from across the Hudson Valley. It’s bound to be a fun evening! What: Dancing Under … More July in the Streets
Exhibitionism and a bit of “See and Be Seen” in Downtown Haverstraw, N.Y. … More See and Be Seen