Alerts

Safer Summer Hiking With Dogs

The warm sunshine is here, and it’s time to hit those sizzling trails in the Hudson Valley — but how hot is too hot for your dog to come along?  I’ve been hiking with my rescue dog, Roxy, for seven...
Legacy

Revisiting Poignant Memories of Mt. Beacon

Although it stands alone today as a natural wonder, for part of the 20th century Mt. Beacon hosted a man-made dazzler that many remember fondly: the Mt. Beacon Incline Railway. Family video footage and vintage postcards unearthed recently have only...
Tomorrow

Solarpunk Movement Seeds Climate Hope in the Valley

Set above highly urbanized and tech-forward New York City, the Hudson Valley offers nature reserves and varying topography that help make it a perfect experimental ground for a global environmental movement to take root. Solarpunk is the newest movement capturing...
Legacy

The Old-School Charm of the Irish Alps

As a child, Boston filmmaker Kevin Ferguson spent nearly every summer in the Catskills among a clan of Irish immigrants and first-generation natives in what was known as the Irish Alps. What the Borscht Belt was to Jews, the area...