Nyack History: Early Traffic on the Hudson River

by Gini Stolldorf, Newsletter Editor, Historical Society of the Nyacks Posted here with permission. Click here to read the original. The source of the Hudson River is Lake Tear of the Clouds in the Adirondack Mountains. As the river flows south and reaches the Nyack area it flows in two directions. The Lenapes who lived in the area called this…

June 14 – 16: Art Walk 2013

The Merchants’ Committee of Friends of the Nyacks is proud to announce ART WALK 2013. This year’s theme is “MOTHER NATURE – HER BEAUTY & HER WRATH” and marks the 8th year of the event in the Village. “Summer Snow.” by Nyack’s artistic photographer Sean Jones, beautifully captures the theme of Art Walk. With the aide of form, light, color…

"First Friday" Art Events Begin July 5th

Announcing First Fridays in Nyack! Sponsored by the Nyack Art Collective, First Friday will pair up artists and local businesses for art exhibitions throughout downtown Nyack. Beginning July 5, and every first Friday of each month, downtown Nyack will be bustling with art openings, interactive “happenings,” body and face painting, music, jugglers and more scattered throughout the village. Every Friday,…

Nyack Farmers' Market Opens Outdoor Season May 9th

  Fresh produce…breads, pies, cookies…cheese… grass-fed beef…flowers…ice cream…honey…eggs…olive oil… the list of delights goes on as foodies, friends and families welcome opening day at the Nyack Farmers’ Market. Set for May 9 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Market day will feature a copious early Spring harvest from the area’s farms and food producers, as well as specialty goods, entertainment…

Nyack Kicks off Spring with SpringFest Street Fair

Spring officially started in Nyack on April 14th, with the SpringFest street fair (sponsored by the Nyack Chamber of Commerce). Over 300 vendors lined Main Street and Broadway, and showcasing Nyack’s wonderful shops and restaurants. Click the links to read more online from The Patch and the Journal News. Our street fairs are open from 10am to 5pm on these…

Nyack's Towering Treasures

“In London, the jewels are in the tower. In Nyack, the towers are the jewels.” On view now through June 1, 2013, at the Historical Society of the Nyacks — “Towers of Nyack,” a exhibit of photographer Bob Goldberg’s architectural photographs. Read about Nyack’s architecture and the Historical Society of the Nyack in this article at www.NyackNewsandViews.com. Towers of Nyack…

National Geographic's Hudson Valley "Drive of a Lifetime" Starts in Nyack

National Geographic’s Drives of a Lifetime includes a Hudson Valley tour — the road trip starts in “the funky town of Nyack,” goes north up to Kingston, then crosses the river to go back down to Tarrytown. 210 miles of gorgeous Hudson Valley towns and views. Perfect for your next long weekend! (Though you may not want to leave Nyack.)

"Inspired by Local History, Nyack Art Scene Thrives"

Newsday’s Elizabeth Daza profiles Nyack artists, including Bill Batson, Tracy Kachtick-Anders, Victor Zaldivar and Leann Mailly. Don’t miss the video and photo gallery! http://newyork.newsday.com/entertainment/things-to-do/inspired-by-local-history-nyack-arts-scene-thrives-1.4875847

Blonde Banana Blog Visits Nyack

  The Blonde Banana made the trip from NYC to Nyack: This area is really beautiful, with mountains everywhere and stunning riverside views. The villages themselves are so cute, with plenty of Zagat-rated restaurants, stylish shops and historical sites. Read more about her visit here (warning: photos of Strawberry Place will make you HUNGRY).

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2013

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week kicks off Monday, March 11th. For two weeks you’ll be able to sample delicious prix-fixe menus at our area’s top restaurants. Lunch: $20.95 Dinner: $29.95 These Nyack restaurants are participating: Alain’s French Bistro 9 Ingalls Street (Route 59) Central Nyack, NY 10960 845-535-3315 Hudson House of Nyack 134 Main Street Nyack, NY 10960 845-353-1355 Olive’s &…

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