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Fast Casual Cocktail Bar Padrona Finally Open in Hudson

Fast Casual Cocktail Bar Padrona Finally Open in Hudson

Tinned Fish, Bottled Cocktails, and a Laid Back Attitude Are on the Menu at Kat Dunn's New Bar
The bartender and service industry veteran Kat Dunn recently opened her long-awaited bar Padrona on 4th Street in Hudson, dishing up fast casual cocktails and tinned fish.


The Jet Set: A Tiki Takeover of the Newburgh Waterfront

A New Tropical Escape From the Team Behind Liberty Street Bistro Opens September 2
The team behind Liberty Street Bistro unveils a tropical haven on the Newburgh waterfront: The Jet Set tiki bar will combine Asian-inspired, elevated bar fare with tropical craft cocktails in a Midcentury space.


Just What the Doctor Ordered: Craft Cocktails & Woodfired Eats at Pharmacy Kitchen & Bar

Housed in a c.1861 building on Goshen’s Main Street, Pharmacy Kitchen & Bar is named for the brick storefront’s decades-long tenure as the town drugstore. The duo behind the two-year-old hospitality business took the pharmacy theme and ran with it, keeping the old chemist bottles, signage, and a cash register on display. These days though, the only prescriptions being filled are for craft cocktails, made with house biters and tinctures, and wood-fired eats made on an Argentine-style grill.


Padrona to Finally Open in Hudson in June

Buttercup Lobster Roll Pop-Up Will Also Return to the Same Location in A Dual Concept
When COVID put the kibosh on Kat Dunn’s plans to build out her fast-casual, neighborhood cocktail bar, Padrona, in 2020, she pivoted to a lobster roll pop-up dubbed Buttercup. With patio seating, to-go cocktails in Capri Sun-style packs, lobster rolls, crab cakes, and Coney Island hot dogs, the endless-summer concept enjoyed instant and spectacular success.


Paul Brady Wine in Beacon Celebrates New York's Craft Beverage Industry

Part Wine & Liquor Shop, Part Bar, All New York State
There’s an evolving rainbow in Beacon and we have Paul Brady to thank.


Goodnight Kenny Coming to Poughkeepsie Late Summer

Park Bar Veterans Open a Neighborhood Bar
At Park Bar in Manhattan, beneath the massive arched mirror, Davina Thomasula and Megan Giometti met bartending. Now, years later, they are opening their own watering hole, Goodnight Kenny, in a historic building in Poughkeepsie, which in the '40s was a bar called The Ritz.


Bar Bene: A Hidden Gem in Hudson

Hidden behind a boutique on Hudson's Warren Street, Bar Bene serves up a curated list of wines and fine snacks in a Midcentury Modern setting.


Coming Soon: Chleo Wine Bar in Uptown Kingston

Blue Hill at Stone Barns alums Hope Troup Mathews and Charles Mathews are opening Chleo in May.


Reserva Wine Bar: Beacon's Newest Watering Hole

Live Music, Wine by the Glass, and Snacks in an Upscale Environment
For 14 years, Chill Wine Bar held it down as Beacon’s lone wine bar, even as the residents and businesses on Main Street changed continuously around it.


Gardiner Liquid Mercantile: A High-Spirited Hub for Crafted Cocktails and Community

The eatery is continuing to bring the best of craft distillation to Gardiner after its founder’s passing
The Gardiner Liquid Mercantile offers handcrafted cocktails made using locally distilled spirits and various eats using Hudson Valley ingredients. It's still going strong after the passing of its founder, spirits icon Gable Erenzo.


District Social: Fun for Kids Both Big and Little

From Skeeball to Axe Throwing, This Massive Beacon Center Has it All
Part arcade, part bar, part live music venue, all fun. District Social in Beacon offers 14,000 square feet of entertainment for the whole family, including arcade games, axe-throwing, air hockey, axe throwing, plus live bands on the weekend, a full bar, and an expansive deck overlooking Mount Beacon.


Hudson Roastery Brings Combination Coffee and Wine Bars Stateside

The combination coffee shop and wine bar is modeled after businesses that Carolyn Palmieri, owner, and her husband Tony Calderone found abroad. Offering coffee and croissants in the morning then transitioning to wine, cheese, and charcuterie in the evening, Palmieri has brought the quintessential Old World dining experience stateside.


New Bar Spotlight: Happy Valley Arcade Bar

A spotlight on Chronogrammies winner in the New Bar category: Happy Valley Arcade Bar in Beacon.


Hit the Reset: The Games are Back On at Happy Valley Arcade Bar in Beacon

The Happy Valley Arcade Bar opened on Main Street in Beacon last August with the intention of bringing the best of '80s and early '90s arcade gaming back to Beacon: NBA Jam and Ms. Pac-Man, a Salt-n-Pepa-themed vending machine with the words "Push It Real Good" painted on the dispensary flap, and enough Day-Glo graphics on the walls to make you feel as if you've stepped inside your favorite Trapper Keeper. A week later they had to unplug the games due to pandemic regulations. But now, the vintage games are back on, the cocktails are flowing, and the patio is open.


Many Hoppy Returns: Q&A with Tommy Keegan

A conversation with Tommy Keegan of Keegan Ales about the business of beer as he celebrates 18 years of brewing in Kingston.



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