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Festival Season: 4 Upcoming Events at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds

Festival Season: 4 Upcoming Events at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds

After a nearly event-less summer last year, festivals, fairs, and shows are back in full force this summer.


Winnakee Land Trust Opens Vlei Marsh to the Public

The Winnakee Land Trust opened Vlei Marsh to the public on June 1, a 165-acre nature preserve that is Rhinebeck’s second largest wetland area. Multi-looped, newly upgraded trails at Vlei Marsh take visitors through both wetland and forest, home to scores of mammals, amphibians, and birds. A 30-year-old accredited land trust and nonprofit, the WLT focuses on protecting and stewarding forests, farmland, natural habitats, and water resources from development, for both ecological health and community enjoyment. They have expanded into acquiring and maintaining land in the Hudson Valley in the past few years.


On the Rebound: Rhinebeck Bounces Back

The extroverted municipality of Rhinebeck rallies after a tough pandemic year.


The Voice of a Village: How Rhinebeck Celebrates and Supports the Local Business Community

Over 10 years ago, EnjoyRhinebeck was created to support the small businesses of the Village. Extra funds from the annual brochure, which includes a map and directory of businesses, go to support the village’s nonprofits, including Upstate Films, the Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market, and the annual Sinterklaas Festival.


A Port in the Storm: The New Menu at Bia in Rhinebeck Is Comforting and Still Highly Calibrated

The Irish-inflected small plates menu delivers approachable ambition that’s sure to please old and new faces alike
In discomforting times, comfort food reigns supreme. As the temps continue to drop and outdoor dining become more infrequent, it’s the restaurants still offering a taste of something aspirational grounded by the blessedly familiar that continue to draw us in—a much-needed respite from our home-cooking routines. That’s exactly what’s on order at Bia, the Irish-inflected bistro in Rhinebeck that opened in 2019.


Cap Off Your Weekend with a Bistro Brunch at Willow by Charlie Palmer

The updated French classics at Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck's signature restaurant are sure to hit the spot
With all the disruption to the dining scene that the pandemic has brought, you might have missed this winter’s debut of brunch service at Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck’s signature restaurant, Willow by Charlie Palmer. But if you’re looking for a new Sunday spot, the bistro-inspired menu offers an array of sophisticated French classics sure to satisfy your brunch cravings.


The Amsterdam's New Provisions Market is the Darn Cutest Thing in Rhinebeck

The latest in a trend of restaurants-turned-markets, The Amsterdam in Rhinebeck converst their main dining room into an adorable, vintage-style provisions market with goods from local farmers and purveyors, plus fine imported foods from Europe.


Witness to History: Rhinebeck Neighbors During COVID19

Amy Wu, Award-Winning Journalist and Filmmaker, Documents Her Neighbors During the Pandemic
Award-winning journalist and filmmaker and Rhinebeck resident Amy Wu has been interviewing one neighbor a day during the pandemic and taking their portraits, for a series in collaboration with the Starr Library called "Witness to History."


Picturesque Rhinebeck Braces Itself Against COVID-19

One of the Hudson Valley’s most picture-perfect small towns, Rhinebeck brings to mind quaintness, not quarantines. The town’s deeply ingrained sense of community has made it exceptionally equipped to react well to the pandemic.


Banish Winter’s Bite at Spa Mirbeau in Rhinebeck

The spa at Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck offers a robust range of options for revitalizing both your body and mind this winter, like their Hudson Valley Love discount, available now through January 31. The discount gives Hudson Valley residents a 25-percent discount on massage, facial, and body treatments.



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Wooden Joiner's Mallet Build @ Hudson River Maritime Museum

Wooden Joiner's Mallet Build

Sat., June 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Spend the day on the Rondout Creek learning woodworking at the Hudson...
The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show @ Canajoharie Library & Arkell Museum

The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 21 — The Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library welcome the public to The Art...

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