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Lifestyles

From style to sustainability, Chronogram’s Lifestyles section follows how those in the Hudson Valley live their lives.

Art of Business

Quatrefoil

Quatrefoil rolls architecture design and contracting into one for a seamless design-and-build experience.

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Developer Luis Martinez | Lalo Group

Contested Development
Developer Luis Martinez is laboring over plans for La Estancia, a proposed downtown New Paltz hub with housing, a boutique hotel, spa, and retail space.

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CounterEv: Eco-Friendly Furniture

CounterEv, a modern-eco friendly furniture line, opens a showroom in Catskill.

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Holiday Events

The Barn of Terror and the Circle of Hell

The Hudson Valley's Scariest Haunted House
Thrill seekers, adrenaline junkies, and daredevils beware.

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Parties

Halloween 2017

Join Chronogram for a rockin' Halloween party in the backroom at BSP Kingston. Buy tickets for Chronoween today!

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Beauty & Fashion

Art of Business: The Alternative Baker

The Ovenmaster
Famed for his lemon velvet cakes and for creating delicious goodies without gluten, dairy, animal products, bleached flour or anything in the least prefabricated, Rosendale's Alternative Baker—aka Essell Hoenshell-Watson—found his niche in baking after a career in the art world and polished his skills at the Culinary Institute of America.

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Chronogram Seen

2017 Chronogram Block Party

Over 7,500 Hudson Valley residents attended the 5th annual Chronogram Block Party in Uptown Kingston.

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Shopping

Best New Clothing Boutiques in the Hudson Valley

Part of our new businesses series, this piece spotlights the best clothing boutiques and vintage shops in the Hudson Valley.

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Outdoors

New Year’s is Coming Early at Skyway Camping Resort

Since winter camping is just a little too cold for comfort, Skyway Camping Resort in the Catskills is celebrating New Year’s early with live music, dancing, hay wagon rides, crafts and more. Book your stay at Skyway around the event: August 12, 2017.

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Major Upcoming Events in Dutchess County

Dutchess County hosts a variety of events each year, featuring the Walkway Marathon, which will include a Half Marathon and 5K, Dutchess Dragon Boat Race along the Hudson River, and ongoing Great Estates Pass showcasing the rich history in the area.

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Sustainability

Hudson Valley Climate Salon Series

Bard College Montgomery Place Campus, 26 Gardener Way, Red Hook, NY

Sundays- Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12, Nov. 19 2:30-5:30

This lecture series brings the climate discussion home to the Hudson Valley and the Catskills, and explores the potential impacts of a changing climate on the people and places of our communities.

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Common Ground

Oct. 6-Nov. 13 — A photography exhibition by Ellen Lynch. The exhibit pairs separate photographs of...

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Shopping and Style

Chronogram regularly publishes articles on fashion in the Hudson Valley. Our shopping category contains information about local stores selling everything from antiques to cutting-edge clothing. Chronogram’s beauty and fashion category takes a look at seasonal styles, surveying what’s available in various communities throughout the valley.

Entertaining

Our entertaining coverage discusses how to throw a great party, ranging from informal garden parties to formal affairs. Our wedding coverage focuses on everything involved with that special day, from cake alternatives to entering into matrimony on a budget. Holiday and New Years Eve event listings keep Hudson Valley residents up-to-date on all of the options for celebrating in different communities.

Money & Investing

Our money and investing category reports on ways to spend money and invest intelligently, focusing on the local economy. Recent articles include an interview with mother of localism Judy Wicks, and how the thriving financial field of impact investing offers the possibility for fiscal growth and social change.

Nature

Chronogram’s outdoors and sustainability categories emphasize the Hudson Valley’s natural environment—and the necessity to protect it. Outdoors focuses primarily on events in the region, from skiing and snowboarding to hikes in the forest. Sustainability takes a look at green events (like the annual Rosendale EarthFest) and ecologically minded thinkers in our area (like Scenic Hudson’s Sacha Spector).