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Bartender Spotlight: Erin O'Neill of Tavern 23

A spotlight on Erin O'Neill of Tavern 23, Chronogrammies winner in the Drink category.

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Dive Bar Spotlight: Exchange Hotel

A spotlight on the Exchange Hotel, Chronogrammies winner in the Drink category.

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Brunette Wine Bar Slated to Reopen in July with New Owners

The Natural Wine Isn't Going Anywhere, But Expect a Fuller Food Menu from Brunette 2.0
At the height of the pandemic in late April, the sale of Brunette Wine Bar in Kingston finally went through, and Philadelphian couple Maxwell Botwick and Jessie Harris took over as owners. Natural wine will be the through-line for the next incarnation of Brunette, but expect a larger menu with local sourcing and seasonal specials.

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"Cocktails for the Quarantine" with Edward Gibbons-Brown from Mama Roux

Learn to Make Your Favorite Drinks with this Charming Video Series
Edward Gibbons-Brown, a Beacon-based bartender, has created a video series, "Cocktails for the Quarantine," that's two parts instruction, one part humor, and one part entrepreneurship.

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Firewater, Fireside

9 Places to Drink by Firelight this Winter
Drinks correspondent Molly Sterrs rounds up 9 of the best Hudson Valley bars with fireplaces for all your chilly winter drinking nights.

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'Tis the Saisonnier: A Bar for All Seasons in Kinderhook

Serving Up Columbia County Terroir in Drink, Fare, and Ambiance
Dreamed up as a cozy tavern showcasing the best craft beers of the Hudson Valley and the world, since opening in summer 2019, Saisonnier in Kinderhook, NY has quickly evolved into a gastropub, beloved for its craft cheese plates, local charcuterie boards, and sandwiches that boast old-world sophistication and simplicity.

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The Broadway Bar Crawl

Drink Your Way through Kingston, NY
With its wonderful intersection of walkability and nightlife, the up-and-coming waterfront city of Kingston, NY is the perfect place to do a bonafide bar crawl with all your drinking buddies. Here is a six-stop pub crawl along Broadway, Kingston's main arterial.

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New Paltz Bar Hop with Chronogram Smartcard

A list of New Paltz bars accepting the Chronogram Smartcard app.

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Where to Find a Classic Bar Trivia Night

Trivia nights are one of the best ways to relax, have a good time after a long day of work, and make use of the useless, niche knowledge you've acquired over the years in a low-stakes, chill way. Unsure where to find one with the right vibe near you? Read on to find your new favorite trivia haunt.

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So Duckin’ Good—Rushing Duck Brewery's Owners On Family, Their Craft & Everything On Tap

Rushing Duck Brewery, which offers 20 taps and two tasting rooms, brings a family-run mentality and small staff to the Hudson Valley brewery scene, hoping to draw the locals and lower-Hudson Valley travelers to taste their craft brews.

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Beer from the Ground Up at Arrowood Farm Brewery

Cofounders Blake Arrowood and Jacob Meglio create a brewery experience tailored to the Hudson Valley way of life with a sustainable model in agriculture.

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Early Terrible Wine Bar Embodies the New Wave of Woodstock

A black sign on Woodstock’s Mill Hill Road features the words Early Terrible scrawled in white handwriting.

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New Paltz's Iconic Gilded Otter Bought by Middletown-Based Brewery Clemson Bros.

After 20 years, the iconic Gilded Otter in New Paltz sells to Middletown-based brewery Clemson Bros., who will keep many of the same menu items and traditions, while also introducing new flair to the beer list.

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5 Warming Winter Cocktails & Where to Find Them

Bartender and writer Tyler Zielinski scouts the Hudson Valley for the best winter cocktails to warm your bones.

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Molly's List: Hudson Valley's Best Dive Bars

Sometimes, only a dive bar will do. Here are 10 of the best lowbrow watering holes in the Hudson Valley, from our expert resident expert and moonlight bartender Molly Sterrs.

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