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All there is to experience in: Poughkeepsie

Once a bustling center for industry along the Hudson River, the City of Poughkeepsie is going through a twenty-first century revival repurposing factory buildings as housing, eateries and art galleries. The nearby Town of Poughkeepsie is home to Vassar College, Marist College and SUNY Dutchess. Stay at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel & Conference Center, which boasts a rooftop garden and full-service restaurant. Enjoy a vibrant dining scene with choices like Essie’s Restaurant, Brasseries 292 and The Artist’s Palate. Shadows on the Hudson offers a breathtaking waterfront dining experience. Bring the kids to the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum for interactive exhibits and programs that focus on art, literacy, science, health and the local community. For unmatched views of the Hudson River and beyond, check out the Walkway Over the Hudson – once a vital railway crossing, now the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world.



Adventure with Altitude Ballooning

An awe-inspiring experience around the Hudson Valley in "Rainbow with a View" is what awaits at Adventure with Altitude Ballooning. Their spectacular flights are between 45 and 60 minutes, and they offer...

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Arlington Wine & Liquor

Extensive collection of local beer, spirits and wine. Fine wines and liquor with exceptional customer service.

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Art Centro

Multicultural art exhibits, pottery exhibits, clay classes, and art studios for rent by artists of all disciplines. Dedicated to enriching the area through arts and cultural events with their non-profit...

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Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc.

An arts service organization with a gallery, workshops, and special arts events. Promotes and coordinates all cultural activity and development across the Mid-Hudson Region, and offers arts marketing,...

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Bardavon 1869 Opera House

The oldest continuously operating theater in New York State, and one of the oldest in the entire country. Today, it is a premier Hudson Valley destination. James Collingwood’s generous public spirit...

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Barrett Art Center

Fine art exhibitions, art classes, lectures, and demonstrations focused on the visual arts. Located in an 1830s brick townhouse filled with Greek Revival architectural details and listed on the National...

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Barrett Art Center

An 1830s brick townhouse filled with Greek Revival architectural details and listed on the National Register of Historic Places; Barrett Art Center is open year round to host weddings and special events. Autism...

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Best Western Plus: The Inn & Suites at the Falls

Overlooking a scenic waterfall on the banks of Wappinger Creek, this 40-room hotel includes eight modern suites with jacuzzi tubs. Convenient in-room amenities include a fridge, microwave, HDTV, and free...

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Bike Tours of Dutchess County

Eight self-guided bike tours with directions and maps of routes throughout Dutchess County, including routes to accommodate different ability levels, elevations, and distances. Choose to ride on dedicated...

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Bounce! Trampoline Sports

10,000 sq. ft. of interconnected trampolines for all ages. Slam dunk basketball, trampoline dodge-ball, open jump on the main court and into the foam pits or try the Ninja Xtreme Obstacle Course! Separate...

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Cafe 40

Beautiful coffeehouse & gift shop featuring specialty coffees, baked goods, grab & go sandwiches, gourmet products and unique gifts.

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Casperkill Golf Club

18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Restaurant, driving range, putting greens, pro shop, lessons

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Chestnut Ridge Plaza

Bed, Bath and Beyond, Men's Warehouse, Walgreens and restaurants.

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Clinton House State Historic Site

HQ of the Dutchess County Historical Society located in an historic stone house built c.1765, before the American Revolution. Open Tues. and Thurs., 12-5pm; Franklin Butts Research Library by appt. Wed...

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Cocoon Theatre

Arts organization presents fine visual & performing arts workshops, classes & performances. Focus is on thought-provoking material, dedicated to the creative process.  Historical Theater.

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College Hill Golf Course

9-hole course. Extensive club repair.

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Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

Two Victorian architecture land marked buildings. Hosts dance, music, drama, lectures, films; theater. Gallery and Victorian parlors host area artists; available for group events.

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Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

Two Victorian architecture land marked buildings. Hosts dance, music, drama, lectures, films; theater. Gallery and Victorian parlors host area artists; available for group events. Theater seating at 12...

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Darkside Records

Darkside Records is the Hudson Valley’s largest independent record shop, located at 611 Dutchess Tpk (Rte 44 in the former OTB building) in Poughkeepsie, voted Best of the Hudson Valley ‘Best Record...

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DC Indoor Golf Club

Openning mid-October Stop by the new restaurant Duces at DC Golf located on the main floor. Indoor golf center fitted with 8 PGA tour simulators, each loaded with almost 50 courses to choose from.  Available...

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De's Jewelers

Celebrating 65 years serving the Hudson Valley. De's introduced an Exclusive Line of Hudson Valley Jewelry in 2005 with the Hudson Valley Charm, adding the Hudson Valley Bead, the Walkway Bead, the DCSPCA...

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Dreaming Goddess

Crafts handmade in America and fairly-traded goods. Bohemian styled clothing, sterling and semi-precious jewelry, hundreds of unique greeting cards, chimes, all natural soaps, spa products and all you...

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Dutchess Community College

Serves over 25,000 each year through credit and credit-free classes and training for business and industry. Features 60 academic programs, an art gallery, a theater, and numerous lectures and cultural...

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Dutchess County Passport

Welcome to the Dutchess County Passport! As a diverse community of hamlets, villages, towns, and cities, Dutchess County harbors many historical jewels that do not appear in most travel guides. The purpose...

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Elizabeth Boutique

Women's clothing, accessories, shoes and gift boutique. Winner of Hudson Valley Magazine's Best of Hudson Valley in 2012.

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Fall Kill Creative Works

Formerly known as the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center, it is a non-profit community organization that operates: Fall Kill Creative Works at 317 Main Street Clay Works (formerly Art Centro) at 485 Main Street Story...

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Federation of DC Fish & Game Clubs

A membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of the outdoors sporting community of Dutchess County, New York.

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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Opened in 1864 as the Vassar College Art Gallery. The collection began with an initial gift from Matthew Vassar of 3,800 works of art, including an important group of Hudson River School paintings and...

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Gallery 40

A collaborative gallery devoted to building community through the representation of local artists. Housed in the lobby space of 40 Cannon, Gallery 40 hosts six exhibitions throughout the year. Exhibitions...

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Glebe House

The 1767 house has been restored to represent the home of Tory Minister, The Reverend John Beardsley and his wife Gertrude Crannel, who resided there from 1767 to 1777 when they were forced to flee to...

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Gravity Vault Poughkeepsie

World class indoor rock climbing with more than 13,000 sq. ft. of climbing, walls up to 40 feet high, and 65 top rope stations, There's also a 10M speed wall, extensive bouldering areas, a huge lead arch,...

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Guided Walking Tour, Murals and Sculpture of Poughkeepsie

Take a leisurely two hour stroll with artist, muralist and guide, Franc Palaia and see more than 30 of Poughkeepsie's 100 public works of art. The tour includes indoor and outdoor murals, contemporary...

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Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa

Our philosophy is simple; to consistently deliver the highest quality professional massage, facial and hair removal services at affordable prices at times convenient to you. Please contact one of our Spa...

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Historic and Scenic Driving Tours

7 self-guided drive tours with directions, road signage and maps in one publication. Available on website to download. All Drive Tours PDF or individual tours:  Drive Tour 1 Drive Tour...

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Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie

Newly Renovated. 121 rooms. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Outdoor pool and patio, 2 spacious whirlpool suites, Wedding group rates available. 

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Hudson Plaza Mall

T.J. Maxx, Price Chopper, apparel, liquor store, day spa, restaurants, bar and bank...

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Hudson Valley Community Dances

Contra-, square-, Zydeco- and swing dances to live or recorded bands and callers. All ages & skill levels welcome, no partner necessary.

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Hudson Valley Dance Depot

Swing, salsa, ballroom private lessons, classes, and dances for adults.  Zumba, Bokwa, belly dancing, line dancing, karate, hip hop, modern and jazz classes for all ages.

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Hudson Valley Healing Center

A place for relaxation and exploration.  We have one salt cave, yoga & mindfulness, workshops & events and retail. Services for adults and children.

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Hudson Valley Holistic Market

The Hudson Valley Holistic Market is a monthly event bringing natural, organic products and services to the community. We will have foods, crafts, holistic practitioners, classes, and events to engage...

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Hudson Valley Philharmonic

Oldest operating theater in New York State and 12th oldest in the country presents dance, music, theatre, & films, a young people's theatre series. Home to the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Hyde Park Marina

The protected cove marina is located on the East bank of the Hudson River, approximately 60 NM from both New York City and Albany, NY Heading north, it can be plotted from Red Marker “60” north of...

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James W. Palmer III '90 Gallery

Centrally located, it exhibits art of diverse mediums, themes and origins in a casual setting. Exhibits of national and regional artists, Vassar studio art faculty and students, Art Institute of Mill Street...

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JTR Transportation

Ultra-modern motor coaches and mini buses to help you travel in style for business or pleasure. Fleet includes 23-, 44-, and 56-passenger options which feature AC, DVD player, plasma video screens, restroom,...

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Juan Murphy's

Juan Murphy's Irish Pub and Restaurant fuses the warmth and friendliness of a traditional Irish Pub with a diverse and delicious flavors of Mexico. Ask us about our private parties and catering. At...

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Laugh It Up! Comedy Club

Laugh it up! comedy club inside Mahoney’s Irish pub and steakhouse on the Poughkeepsie Waterfront provides high-quality comedy shows in the Hudson Valley by bringing some of the hottest comics working...

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Leisure Ride Bike Rental

Bicycle sales and rentals. Family five seaters, two seater and individual bikes available. A great assortment of bikes for hourly rates or day rentals as well as sales. Bike delivery available to Walkway...

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Locust Grove Estate

Historic country estate includes 40-room Italianate mansion featuring outstanding original collection of furnishings and paintings, Carriage House with original carriages, 180 acres of historic gardens...

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Locust Grove Estate

183 acres, including 5 miles of carriage trails, vegetable gardens and perennial gardens. Stately trees, rolling hills and picturesque views of the Hudson River. Winner Dutchess Tourism History Award of...

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Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse

Emmett Mahoney's traditional Irish pub has food and bars on two levels, pool table, pub games, and promotions. WiFi. Live music Thurs.-Sat.. Free shuttle to Walkway over the Hudson. Saferide program.

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Marist College

Exhibitions of regional & NYC contemporary artists working in all fine arts media. Steel Plant Studio. Building currently under renovation.

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Marist College

Liberal arts college on the Hudson River. 4,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students; offers professional training to business, government and nonprofit organizations. Marist Art Gallery showcases faculty,...

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Marist College Steel Plant Art Gallery

A 3200 square foot exhibition space located in the Steel Plant Studios along with the Fine Arts Program. The Art Gallery retains the industrial look of the former steel plant with concrete floors and exposed...

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Marlene Weber Day Spa

A full service salon and day spa. Catering available for individuals and groups. A full menu of hair and nail services also available. On-site boutique featuring high quality hair & skin products as well...

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Martel Recital Hall at the Skinner Hall of Music

Frequent classical music concerts, with invited internationally known guest artists. Features Paul Fritts pipe organ.

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Math & Physics Exploration

30 math exhibits, math tutoring and enrichment pre-k to high school and college.

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McCann Ice Arena

The McCann Ice Arena serves youth organizations, leagues and individuals for both recreational and competitive figure skating and ice hockey, and offers ice slots, group and private lesson, public skating...

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McCann Memorial Golf Course

18-hole championship course. Driving range, putting green, cart rental, lessons, & restaurant. Christo's Restaurant/catering: 845/471-3400. Pro shop: 845/471-3917.

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Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Award winning museum is the ideal destination for families with young children ages 0-6. With exhibits and programs that focus on art, literacy, science, health and the local community, the Museum is a...

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Mid-Hudson Rowing Association

Mid Hudson Rowing Association (MHRA), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit rowing club located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Its mission is to promote adult and scholastic rowing and to provide opportunities to...

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Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery

Variety of changing exhibits featuring local artists, student & faculty work of sculpture, digital paintings , photos and more.Located on SUNY Dutchess Community College campus Allyn J. Washington...

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MJN - Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center

Offers space for large-scale exhibits, convention-type services or productions in Mair Hall, as well as the McCann Ice Arena. Food service packages are available. Adjacent to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel...

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Mount Beacon

There's a good bet you'll be huffing and puffing on the mile-or-so climb up the mountain, but the exertion is worth it. From the summit you'll be treated to spectacular, panoramic views of the Hudson River.

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New Day Repertory Co Inc

Live professional theatre at 29 N. Hamilton St. and the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, 9 Vassar St. Four to five productions of established classics and new plays annually. Contact: newdayrep@aol.com...

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Noah's Ark

Antique bar with HD Direct TV's for sports fans;darts. Open late, pub menu. Comfortable scene.

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Oasis Medi-Spa

Oasis Medispa offers massage and body treatments, as well as advanced skin care, facial rejuvenation, and laser hair removal all in a soothing, relaxing spa environment. Physician supervision and...

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Overlook Golf & Recreation Center

Golf driving range, 18-hole miniature golf course, 10 lighted baseball/softball batting cages, and go-cart track..

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Paula's Public House

GastroPub, offering wines, beer, spirits, yummy eats, good and comfortable fun, outdoor seating in the garden available! Check the Facebook Page for latest event listings.

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PC's Paddock Restaurant

Whether its dinner for two, an evening out with friends or a very special day or night in your life, we strive to make it memorable for you. We offer fine food cooked to your liking in a pleasant setting...

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Poets' Walk Park

Poets' Walk is located in Red Hook, New York, United States on the River Road. It is intended to celebrate the connection between landscape and poetry. The classic wooden vistas, sunlit fields and thick...

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POK Pop-Up Shop

Items for sale that are Poughkeepsie branded or Poughkeepsie made.  Highlighting local organizations with projects to enhance quality of life in POughkeepsie, and artists and artisans.  Open...

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Post Road Plaza

Barnes and Noble, Dress Barn, Michaels Arts and Crafts, Ulta Beauty, PetSmart, Staples, and Stop & Shop...

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Poughkeepsie Galleria

The county's largest enclosed mall has 120 stores on two floors. Best Buy, DSW Shoes, Dick's Sporting Goods, Macy's, JC Penney's, Target, H&M, Old Navy and Sears. Food court, full service restaurants and...

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Poughkeepsie Plaza

Enclosed, one-level plaza with easy access. Locally owned and operated stores plus: Marshalls, Famous Footwear, Joann Fabrics and Crafts, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Phenix Salon Suites, Harmon’s Discount,...

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Poughkeepsie Post Office

A National Historic Landmark, with five distinctive murals depicting historic occasions in local, state and national history, including the Ratification of the United States Constitution by New York.  A...

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Poughkeepsie Raceway

Poughkeepsie Raceway is a purpose built 1.5 mile asphalt kart racing oval.  Racers between the ages of 5 - 75 compete weekly in several different divisions.  Open April thru October.  Race...

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Poughkeepsie Tennis Club

Since its founding in 1890, the PTC has been the premier private tennis club in Dutchess County. With tennis and squash courts, a swimming pool, fitness center, and beautiful facilities for socializing,...

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Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory

Flexible artist studio spaces available for artists. The redevelopment of the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory is the anchor project in Hudson River Housing's work to revitalize the Middle Main Street corridor....

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Poughkeepsie Yacht Club

A small private social yacht club based in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York.

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Queen City 15 Fine Art Gallery

It is a member-based community of artisans and artists. The mission of the gallery is to provide a showcase for emerging and established artists to display and sell their original artwork, while building...

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Revel 32

Built in 1845, this former Masonic Temple is being transformed into a one-of-a-kind event space in the heart of the Queen City… Poughkeepsie!

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Rinaldi Auctions & Appraisals

Founder Bill Rinaldi has been in the auction and antique appraisal business for over 40 years.

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RPM Raceway

America’s ultimate all-electric indoor go-kart and entertainment destination providing an authentic, exhilarating and safe racing experience. Located on the back side of the mall across from Regal Cinemas.

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Shadows Marina

Shadows Marina on the Hudson, the Hudson Valley's premier marina, offering scenic views with average calm depths of 12’-60’.  Access to over 20 restaurants. Stay the night or all summer. Guest services...

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Shadows One Water Taxi

Take Shadows One from Shadows Marina to the Newburgh waterfront in 20-25 minutes. Check schedule daily; subject to change due to weather and Hudson River conditions. 14 guests max.  US Coast Guard licensed...

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Shoppes at South Hills

Bob's Furniture, Burlington Coat Factory, Christmas Tree Shops, Kmart, Shop Rite, and Chuck E Cheese's.

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Sierra Lily

Sierra Lily is proud to be serving the Hudson Valley for over 40 years with the most unique and beautiful jewelry, gifts, accessories, home decor, bath & body, and baby gifts. We believe in quality over...

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Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church

Guided tour discusses history of the church and prominent parishioners, including the first woman ordained a Methodist deacon. Descriptions of stained glass windows. Congregation established by African-Americans...

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Spackenkill Plaza

Pier 1, Starbucks, Table Talk Diner and more. 

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Spins Bowl Poughkeepsie

Our flagship Spins Bowl location in Poughkeepsie includes 26 brand new top-of-the-line professional lanes, and redemption arcade. Plus, suit up for some friendly competition in our 4,000 square foot laser...

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Springside National Historic Site

Recognized as the last surviving example of America's first native-born landscape architect, Andrew Jackson Downing, it's the first site in the City of Poughkeepsie given federal recognition for its historic...

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The Art Effect

The Art Effect (formerly Mill Street Loft and Spark Media Project) is committed to being a catalyst for youth empowerment and community engagement through the arts and media across the Hudson Valley. We...

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The Chance Theater

Built in 1912 for vaudeville, the area's premier live music club hosts classic and contemporary rock bands and international acts.. Also at their complex at 367 Main Street: The Loft: Small club for...

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The Crafted Kup

Specialty coffeehouse featuring espresso drinks, JB Peel Coffee, Harney & Sons Teas, and fresh baked pastries as well as gluten free pastries.

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The Derby Bar & Restaurant

American comfort fare in a refurbished '30s-era tavern with an old-timey, dark-wood interior. American Cuisines. Lunch & Dinner

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The Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District Book Store

20,000 square foot bookstore featuring gently used books and movies – most are $2.00 or less! Proceeds support the Friends’ mission to support the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. Cash,...

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The Grandview

Situated on the Hudson River, offers scenic views and versatile event space as well as seasonal outdoor facilities, making it an ideal location for an elegant corporate event or gala. The Grandview, convenient...

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The Nuddy Bar & Grill

Irish restaurant/bar The Nuddy Bar & Grill offers classic menu items and a full bar with 12 different beers on tap. 7 days a week. American/ Bar/GastroPub/wine bar. Open for Dinner.

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Three Arts Bookstore

The Three Arts covers a wide range of genres, featuring sports, travel, cooking, fiction, nature, reference, language, poetry and a sizeable collection of children’s books. Any book not found in...

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Trinity Players

Performs at several venues in the area. 

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