Visit the Haverstraw Farmers Market. … More Haverstraw’s Farmers Market
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
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
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
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!
Exhibitionism and a bit of “See and Be Seen” in Downtown Haverstraw, N.Y. … More See and Be Seen
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.
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
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