Anthony D’Argenzio: Hudson Valley Entrepreneur

Anthony D’Argenzio was named one of The 100 Most Creative People in the U.S. by Country Living Magazine. His work has been featured in Condé Nast Traveler, Domino, and Architectural Digest. Why does Anthony love CapNY? READ ON! Photo by: Winnie Au “I’ve always been interested in upstate New York and the Hudson Valley,” saysContinue reading “Anthony D’Argenzio: Hudson Valley Entrepreneur”

Hudson’s Mayor Kamal Johnson is Making History

Hudson, NY Mayor Kamal Johnson is running for re-election this year following his unprecedented 2019 victory.  “We made history,” he affirms with a smile as he thinks back to that election night.  Actually, he’s made history twice… The Youngest & First Black Mayor of Hudson Hudson’s history making Mayor Kamal Johnson holds the title forContinue reading “Hudson’s Mayor Kamal Johnson is Making History”

5 Companies With Unique Social Missions: CapNY

Throughout CapNY, you’ll find all different kinds of innovative businesses that impact their communities in various ways. In this article, we’ll focus on five CapNY businesses which have unique social missions and play an important part to the wellbeing of this region and its people. CapNY Community-centric Businesses These 5 CapNY companies have integrated socialContinue reading “5 Companies With Unique Social Missions: CapNY”

Discover These Seven Historic Performance Venues in CapNY

There are so many beautifully restored performance venues in CapNY. Steeped in history, they’ve hosted more than a century’s worth of stars. We’ve got the best of 19th century architecture teamed with today’s pop culture — what could be better! 7 Amazing Performance Venues Join me for this (written) tour of seven amazing historic performanceContinue reading “Discover These Seven Historic Performance Venues in CapNY”

Best Takeout Places Under $15: CapNY Food

Our focus on the best takeout places under $15 is centered on pandemic survival. With more than 110,000 restaurants in the U.S. closed permanently, (more than 40 of which right here in CapNY), how is it that the ones who have remained open have managed to do so? One of the largest factors was takeout.Continue reading “Best Takeout Places Under $15: CapNY Food”

5 Cool CapNY Food and Drink Spots That Opened in 2020

Despite the challenges of 2020 and 2021, these five brave CapNY’ers launched cool, new food businesses. They’re rising above the challenges of building a customer base and keeping their doors open. And, they’re doing it with constantly changing health regulations and rules. Left Bank Ciders, Catskill Left Bank Ciders began when a large, nearby orchardContinue reading “5 Cool CapNY Food and Drink Spots That Opened in 2020”

West Indies Natural Food and Grocery: CapNY Black-Owned Business

Paulette Clarke has run West Indies Natural Food and Grocery in Hudson, NY for 19 years. Their takeaway menu features homemade beef and chicken patties, oxtail stew, seriously amazing chicken curry, rice and peas, and many other dishes from Paulette’s country of origin, Jamaica. West Indies Natural Food and Grocery At West Indies Natural FoodContinue reading “West Indies Natural Food and Grocery: CapNY Black-Owned Business”

Robert Fuller At Home: CapNY Creative

Robert Fuller’s retail space, “Robert at Home” in the Door 15 warehouse in Hudson, is the height of cozy cabin cool. Unique and eclectic pieces from the past 100 years mingle in playful, gorgeous, elegant style. There’s a singular talent and vision at work, and Gabby Fisher wanted to learn more! Watch the video toContinue reading “Robert Fuller At Home: CapNY Creative”

CapNY Creative: Kulton The Maker

Kulton The Maker is a music star and entrepreneur on the rise in Hudson. His music pulls in elements from R&B, hip hop, pop, and other genres. His melodic vibes, rhythmic smoothness and thoughtful lyrics made us want to learn more about where he has been and where he is going…read on! How did youContinue reading “CapNY Creative: Kulton The Maker”

A Breath of Fresh Air: 16 CapNY Walks in the Woods

Lucky for us, CapNY is flush with amazing outdoor spots that offer wide open green space and interesting walking trails that often lead to curiosities and wonders, like waterfalls, windmills, and so much more. Here’s our list of 16 beautiful walks in eight-county CapNY that will allow you to safely commune with nature, take aContinue reading “A Breath of Fresh Air: 16 CapNY Walks in the Woods”