Written by Debbie Ali Emeline Park Pier, Haverstraw Bay, Haverstraw, NY. Photo taken by Debbie Ali. It was a warm mid-summer day when we pulled up to our house, and saw luscious green grass, a beautiful Japanese maple tree, and an enchanting craftsman bungalow with a wrap around porch. This was it. This was … More The Widest Point on the Hudson: From NYC to Haverstraw
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
Sunday, June 4, 2017 @ 1:00p – 5:00p. The now-semi-annual #TasteHaverstraw Food Crawl is returning for spring time merriment and binge eating in June! Eat. Meet. Walk. Be merry. Binge Eat. The first crawl, held fall 2015 was a resounding success and the event has been growing since. WARNING: lines for food are likely so … More Food Crawl Returns
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
Google, NY Waterway, and the MTA MetroNorth Railroad have finally heeded my repeated requests to have the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry schedule added to Google Transit Directions! Enjoy using the transit app now; Haverstraw is finally and legitimately linked to the region.
Tactical Urbanism is a new phase of downtown citizen activism, where residents take matters into their own hands and reclaim the streets for people. Would something similar work along Main, New Main, or Broadway in downtown Haverstraw? … More Tactical Urbanism in Haverstraw?
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
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
Much has been said, filmed, recorded, and written about High Tor Mountain since it was first spotted by Henry Hudson’s crew (and before that, maybe Verazzano’s crew, and before that Native Americans. . .). High Tor Mountain is the crowning peak of the Palisades Escarpment, the network of volcanic rock cliffs and peaks that extends … More The Palisades’ Majestic Crown. . . High Tor