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The front of Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park

Vanderbilt Mansion: One of 5 Vanderbilt Homes you Can Visit from the outside

*Although all the building at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site are currently closed, the grounds are open to the public. Please follow these guidlines: Be safe, practice social distancing, wear a mask, wash hands thoroughly and follow all mandates and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (cdc.gov) and NY State and local Governments. Planning …

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People sitting and enjoying wine at Benmarl Winery

Benmarl Winery: Amazing Views & Even Better Wine | Ulster County NY

*Due to the continued concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, Benmarl Winery is currently closed for tastings. Check their website for updated information and curbside pickup days and times. Can I be straight with you?Growing up in the Bronx, I naively thought that New York in the Fall was only about picking apples. We would …

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New York Renaissance Faire Events: How to Have the Best Day Ever!

*Due to the continued concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, this event is subject to cancellation and/or postponement. Check the individual organizations before making plans to attend any event. Ever dream of being a pirate or time travel? You can do all that during the New York Renaissance Faire Events Weekends that take place during …

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Entrance to Dave and Busters at the Palisades Mall

Palisades Mall: Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know for an Epic Day of Entertainment

Due to the continued concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the Palisades Mall is offering Curbside Pick-up ONLY. Check their website for more information. Be safe, be well, be healthy. Why do malls get so many visitors? It seems like a silly question, right?One would say it’s because of the variety of stores under one …

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The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, in Croton-on-Hudson, NY, is the Tri-State Area’s Biggest Fall Event. Also known as “The Hudson Valley Blaze” or “The Blaze“, this event is first-rate and is only found in the Hudson Valley. And that, my friend, is not an urban legend. Would you believe that there are more than 7,000 …

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