Last Weekend for RenFaire

2017-09-25_14-52-42It’s the last weekend for the New York Renaissance Faire so hie thee to Sterling Forest in Tuxedo, New York for a fun day of Lording and Ladying (or maybe even wenching?) about.

Jousting tournament, theater shows, shopping, rides, pubs, and food galore.

Come for a merry day!

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2017 Hudson River Ramble

cover-from-hvramble_2017_final-proofThe Hudson River Valley Ramble is an annual event series that celebrates the history, culture and natural resources of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, as well as the amazing landscape, communities, and trails throughout the region.  Every September, ‘Ramblers’ come not only from the Hudson Valley region and New York State, but from other regions of the country as well to discover the riches our Valley has to offer.

The 18th Annual Ramble will take place on September 2/3, 9/10, 16/17, 23/24, 30 and October 1, 2017!

To view a digital copy of the 2017 Hudson River Valley Ramble booklet, please click here.

To download a PDF version of the 2017 booklet, please click here (10 MB file)

19th Annual Orange Open

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Orange County Chamber of Commerce

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

Middletown, NY

From the website: 


Join the Orange County Chamber of Commerce and HONOR as we host the 19th Annual Orange Open Golf Tournament at the beautiful West Hills Country Club in Middletown, NY. Your participation in this event will not only be enjoyable but will also benefit HONOR  an organization that helps citizens in Orange County who need it the most. Compete in the Corporate Challenge for the Rowley Cup, or enjoy a relaxing day on the course. The tournament is open to all skill levels as there will be three games determined by skill, played on the course throughout the day. There will be lunch, dinner, and a cocktail party with awards.

HONOR (Helping Others Needing Our Resources) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Middletown, NY.  They provide services such as adult and family shelters, a youth shelter, permanent housing and support services to individuals with HIV/AIDS, transitional housing for homeless, single women as well as addiction and case management services.  The goal for all these services is to help people become independent and self-sufficient by providing the help, counseling and services they need to get themselves there.

By committing to a sponsorship at the 2017 Orange Open, a portion of your donation will go directly to HONOR to support their cause and help their mission.  Your gift may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal tax purposes, but as always, consult with your tax professional.  Once your Eventbrite transaction is complete, you will receive an email from HONOR stating the above, and as always, please keep this written acknowledgement of your donation for your tax records.

We are looking forward to working with you to help advance HONOR’s reach.  If you would like to learn more about HONOR, please visit honorhelpingothers.org.  We thank you in advance for your commitment to ourselves and HONOR.

AppleFest

truck.jpgApplefest is Orange County’s largest fall festival. The historic village of Warwick, surrounded by apple orchards, is celebrating the harvest with hundreds of craft and food vendors, live music and entertainment all day on several stages, a wonderful Farmer’s Market, Apple Pie contest, children’s carnival and so much more. Come for the day – there’s fun for the entire family! 10am-5pm.  845-986-2720. Held rain or shine. INFO

This Popular Designer Couple Just Launched a Chic Shop on Amazon Prime

novogratz-products-amazonGetting HGTV-approved interior decor has never been so easy, thanks to the duo behind The Novogratz. Robert and Cortney Novogratz have recently paired up with Amazon to give decor-lovers and Amazon Prime fans alike a seamlessly chic shopping experience with their new storefront.

The Novogratz Amazon shop is filled with 150 pieces of furniture, art, lighting, and so much more. If it’s not the incredibly adorable designs that draw you to the shop, maybe the low price points and Amazon Prime efficiency will convince you.

In addition to their entertaining home life with seven children, the couple’s love for decorating has been featured on Bravo and HGTV, and now, we’ll be able to decorate our homes with their taste in mind. Read on to see some of our favorite pieces from the collection, and bookmark these items for your next redesign!

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Ideally Located Near Orange Regional Medical Center; Southgate Middletown Draws Former Manhattan Couple

Testimonial PhotoSituated less than 10 minutes from the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, N.Y., Southgate Middletown has become a popular residential address for the many student resident, doctors, nurses, and others relocating to the historic Hudson Valley to work at the state-of the-art hospital.

Such was the case for Lisa and Peter Romoff and their dog Ollie.  The couple had been enjoying the bright lights of Manhattan in an Upper East Side apartment until Peter was assigned to Orange Regional Medical Center for his residency in internal medicine.  With the primary condition they wanted to stay close to the medical center, the former New York City residents began a search of apartments in Orange County that offered the kind of luxury, space and amenities that fit their lifestyle.

“We researched apartments and single-family homes that were closest to Orange Regional Medical Center, including Sterling Parc at Middletown,” Ms. Romoff says.  “We came across Southgate online.  When we visited, the price for the amount of space, the luxury looks and style of the homes and the amenities immediately sold us.” Continue reading