Massive Hudson Valley Amazon Warehouse Begins Construction Process

Massive Hudson Valley Amazon Warehouse Begins Construction Process

Hello same-day delivery, Hudson Valley Prime Members! If you haven't already heard the news, Amazon is constructing a massive 1,010,880-square-foot warehouse in Orange County. The warehouse will create more than 800 jobs within two years of completion and 300 construction jobs, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal. Site work for the $75.2 million Amazon warehouse started on Tuesday after [...]

This Adorable Ball Pit from Amazon Will Keep Your Kids Entertained for Hours

This Adorable Ball Pit from Amazon Will Keep Your Kids Entertained for Hours

If you're like me, it's typical to do A LOT of research before buying a product online, especially if it's something for the kids. So, when it came to purchasing a ball pit for my daughter's first birthday, I looked all over for the perfect ball pit that I felt would work best for my [...]

Dutchess County Extends Liquor Store Hours to 9PM Closing Time

Dutchess County Extends Liquor Store Hours to 9PM Closing Time

Two extra hours of shopping for wine and liquor in Dutchess County? It's true!As of January 15, 2020, the law has changed in Dutchess County allowing liquor stores to remain open till 9PM. Prior to January 15th, liquor stores in Dutchess County had to close by 7PM. Hudson Valley Post shared the news earlier this [...]

Village of Wappingers Seeking Community Involvement to Get on HGTV’s Biggest Renovation Project: Home Town Takeover

Village of Wappingers Seeking Community Involvement to Get on HGTV’s Biggest Renovation Project: Home Town Takeover

HGTV is searching for a town to takeover for a special six-episode series with Ben and Erin Napier of HGTV's popular series "Home Town" scheduled to air on HGTV in 2021...and the Village of Wappingers wants in. According to hgtv.com, now through February 4, 2020, "Any citizen of a small town (population 40,000 or less) [...]

Forget Conversation Heart Candies, Stock Up on These Hudson Valley Conversation Heart Macarons this Valentine’s Day!

Forget Conversation Heart Candies, Stock Up on These Hudson Valley Conversation Heart Macarons this Valentine’s Day!

Although Sweethearts conversation hearts appear to be back on shelves after being on hiatus last year due to an ownership change, one Hudson Valley pastry chef is changing things up a bit just in time to spoil your loved ones this Valentine's Day! Amanda's Macaron Shoppe, which will be opening in the Eastdale Village in [...]

Dutchess County Enforces Plastic Bag Ban as of January 1st, Ulster County to Follow in March

Dutchess County Enforces Plastic Bag Ban as of January 1st, Ulster County to Follow in March

As of January 1st, Dutchess County has gone plastic bag free! 💚 The plastic ban went into effect as of January 1st in Dutchess County. Grocery stores, retail stores, pharmacies, gas stations and any place where you purchase individual items will no longer be able to offer plastic bags. Shoppers will have to use reusable [...]

Instagram-Worthy Museum of Ice Cream Filled with Fun for All Ages!

Instagram-Worthy Museum of Ice Cream Filled with Fun for All Ages!

If you haven't already heard, there's an Instagram-worthy museum dedicated to ice cream just a short distance from the Hudson Valley: The Museum of Ice Cream. Located in SoHo, Manhattan, the Instagram-worthy Museum of Ice Cream consists of a 25,000 square foot, three-story immersive experience filled with fun for all ages! I'm not going to [...]