Searching for the Best Home for Sale in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate 101 Presented by Eleven Real Estate Group

Searching for the Best Home for Sale in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate 101 with Jessica Mojica

Posted Posted in Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, NYC Photographer, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate

What makes the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains region so great? First, there’s the scenery—pristine forests and creeks set against the breathtaking backdrop of the majestic Catskill Mountains in upstate New York, or America’s first river, the majestic Hudson River to the west. Then there’s the culture—New York City, Boston, and Washington D.C., all accessible within an hour’s drive, with world-class dining, theater, and entertainment options wherever you go in between. Searching for the Best Home for Sale in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate 101 Presented by Eleven Real Estate Group Research local real estate When you’re searching […]

Universal design walk-in showers bring comfort and safety to the entire family

Universal Design Walk-in Showers Bring Comfort and Safety to the Entire Family

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Home Improvement, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Living, Real Estate, Sponsored Content

Universal design walk-in showers bring comfort and safety to the entire family (BPT) – Do you want a bathroom update that will be stylish and functional for many years to come? More homeowners than ever are renovating using universal design principles that allow these spaces to serve people of varying ages and abilities. This provides numerous important benefits, including higher levels of safety and increased property value. Universal design basics Universal design creates an environment that is accessible to all people to the greatest extent possible. That means a bathroom will function as well for a child as it does […]

5 Hiking Benefits for Bodybuilding and Fitness – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding" on Amazon Kindle

Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Bodybuilding Photography, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fitness, Fitness Photography, Fitness Trainer, Hiking, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, Photo Gallery, Photography, Wellness

Natural bodybuilding isn’t just about how you look, it’s also about how you feel, which ultimately makes an even bigger difference in your life. One of the best ways to improve your health and physical fitness as a natural bodybuilder is to go hiking, as it will strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and improve cardiovascular health. This article explains 5 specific benefits of hiking that are perfect for natural bodybuilders looking to be healthier inside and out. Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by “The Secrets […]

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley and Catskills Real Estate Photography

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Airbnb Photography, Architectural Photography, Duncan Avenue Studios, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander Photography, New York Photographer, NYC Photographer, Photo Gallery, Upstate NY

The Hudson Valley, encompassing the Catskills, has been attracting people since the 1600s. Almost all of those people had one thing in common; they were looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find a better way of life. What’s not to love about Upstate New York? Whether you’re a native who’s returning home or just relocating, the Hudson Valley and Catskills region has everything you need and more. Here are 10 reasons why you should move to Upstate New York right now! The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented […]

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home – Presented by Superior Mortgage Company Inc. NMLS #43642 – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Lisa Ferrara, Nature Photography, Real Estate, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Wall Art

When it comes to creating a home decor style, it can be easy to get caught up in what other people say you should do or think of as the right way to go about it. But at the end of the day, your home should reflect who you are and how you want to live your life – and that includes your decor style! When it comes to authentic Hudson Valley home decor, there are plenty of simple tricks you can use that will result in an overall effect that’s both beautiful and unique, including these spring home decor […]

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley's Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Earth Day, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Photography, Travel, Upstate, Visual Meditation, Wall Art, Wellness, What is it to do in Hudson Valley this Weekend

What does spring look like in the Hudson Valley? Photographer Maxwell Alexander shares with us his vivid photography of one day in Bowdoin Park, one of his favorite places in the Hudson Valley. We see a glimpse of the real beauty and wonder that surrounds us this time of year, and how it’s best captured through the lens of an artist’s eye. The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery The Magic of Spring After a busy day in the office (processing endless photoshoots from […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellents

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellents

Posted Posted in Environment, Environmental Justice, Essentials, Fitness, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Health, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, MIllennials, Natural Beauty, Natural Bug Repellents, Natural Pet Care, Natural Skincare, Natural Tick Repellent, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Natural tick and mosquito repellents can be just as effective as chemical-based products, but they have numerous benefits that the latter do not. Here are 10 reasons why you should use natural tick and mosquito repellents over the chemical options available today. 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellents – Presented by DA Aromatherapy Natural Bug Repellents 1) They are effective Organic essential oils are renowned for their insect-repelling properties, while DA Aromatherapy Natural Bug Repellents are also designed to smell amazing and give you an aromatherapy boost for your hiking adventures. In fact, several studies […]

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters

Posted Posted in Dino Alexander, Fashion Photography, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Realtor, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Photography, Portrait Photography, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Today I am enjoying some phenomenal coffee with Khadija Beye, the founder of the specialty coffee brand Café Touba, also known as the liquid magic! She has such an interesting story and I can’t wait to share it with you. Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: What exactly is Café Touba? I am assuming it’s not just regular coffee. Khadija: Café Touba is Senegal’s best-kept secret. “It’s not just coffee” for sure. The coffee tells […]

Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today's Host Lisa Ferrara Shares  Favorite Pasta Recipe – Presented by Superior Mortgage

Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today’s Host Lisa Ferrara Shares Her Favorite Pasta Recipe

Posted Posted in Farmhouse Living, Healthy Eating, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Kitchen, Modern Rustic, Organic Living, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY

New York’s Hudson Valley is just a short train ride from Manhattan, making it the perfect place to unwind. Whether you’re seeking out artisanal food and farm-to-table cuisine or visiting local vineyards, you’ll enjoy that laid-back upstate lifestyle that inspires many New Yorkers to move away from the city. Today, our guest host Lisa Ferrara of Superior Mortgage Co. shares her favorite (and very-very secret) pasta recipe that uses red wine as a part of the recipe, and a sneak peek into how to make the best out of the Hudson Valley Style living.  Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today’s […]

8 Rustic Fixer-Upper Home Decor Ideas from Hudson Valley Thrift and Antique Shops

8 Rustic Fixer-Upper Home Decor Ideas from Hudson Valley Thrift and Antique Shops

Posted Posted in Antiques, Catskills, DIY, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Fixer-Upper, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style Decor, MIllennials, Modern Rustic, Rustic

The Hudson Valley has no shortage of beautiful, historic homes that have seen better days—but with some work and a little elbow grease, they can be restored to their former glory. Hudson Valley from Newburgh, NY to Hudson, NY, is known as one of the nation’s best sources of antique furniture and home decor, thanks to local thrift shops and antique shops you can find some real gems if you look hard enough! Here are eight rustic fixer-upper home decor ideas from Hudson Valley thrift shops that will add character to any space in your home. 1) Old doors Since […]

Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in the Catskill Mountains – Courtyard Bar and Restaurant Review

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Alluvion Vacations, Catskills, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Style Review, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY

You don’t have to travel to Manhattan or wait until the weekend to get your fill of burgers, beer, and fries – the Courtyard Restaurant in Roscoe, NY serves all three up every day of the week! The Courtyard has been dishing out these delicious staples since its grand opening in 2011, and it’s been steadily growing in popularity ever since. If you’re curious about what makes the Courtyard so special, check out this photo review! Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in Roscoe, NY – Courtyard Restaurant and Bar Review – Travel Adventures with Maxwell Alexander The […]

Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review – Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck, NY – Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, New York Photographer, Photography, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Reviews, Sponsored Content, Travel, Westchester

Mamaroneck, NY is lucky enough to have an amazing beach and some great dining options right there on Mamaroneck Avenue: from fine Italian cuisine to amazing seafood and everything in between. But one restaurant that really shines above the rest is Red Plum Asian Cuisine, which features the most delicious Hibachi steakhouse in all of Westchester County, and possibly even the entire state of New York! Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review – Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck – Exploring Hudson Valley with Travel Photographer Maxwell Alexander The Setting Only minutes away from the beach, you will find the premiere spot […]

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Maxwell Alexander, Nature Photography, New York Photographer, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY, Vacation

In the Hudson Valley, few hikes compare to the exhilaration of Mt. Beacon Hiking Trail in Beacon, NY. The spectacular hike takes you to the highest point in Dutchess County and offers you amazing views of Newburgh, NY, and all the way to the Catskill Mountains on the horizon. Starting from a parking lot on Route 9D in Beacon, NY, this medium intensity hiking trail goes all the way up to 1,611 feet above sea level. Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander What to Know Before […]

5 Reasons You Need to Visit the Newburgh Waterfront

5 Reasons Why You Need to Visit the Newburgh Waterfront

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Restaurants, Sponsored Content, Travel

Located just about an hour north of NYC, Newburgh Waterfront is known to be one of the hottest culinary destinations in the Hudson Valley and Upstate, NY. It’s one of my favorite places to visit, especially with my friends from the city, when they come up to the Hudson Valley to enjoy all that it has to offer. 5 Reasons Why You Need to Visit the Newburgh Waterfront – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander Here are five reasons you need to check out Newburgh Waterfront Restaurants for yourself! #1: Beautiful views from this hidden gem Just a few blocks […]

Turn Your Living into a Relaxation Oasis with These Simple Home Decor Tips - Presented by Simplida Fine Art – World's Finest Wall Art

How to Create a Relaxing Oasis in Your Home with These Simple Home Decor Tips

Posted Posted in Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Staging, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

How do you relax after a long day? Relax a bit at home. However, what if the ambiance or vibe of your home isn’t as inviting as it should be? Sleeping in your bedroom or cooking in the kitchen are two common choices. How do you unwind and relax? Where is your favorite spot? It’s the living room. Whether you want to spend time with your family, play with your children or arrange a get-together, the family room is the place where you can do that. The living room should be a place that gives you that feeling of being […]

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Hairstylist Brittany Perry

Posted Posted in Beauty, Community, Hair Salon, Hair Stylist, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content, Style, Upstate NY, Wellness

Just about last week we’ve had an opportunity to have an amazing photoshoot and interview with Brittany Pery, owner of the Live Free & Dye Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY. Check out the interview below and stay tuned for more in our Spring 2022 Print Issue to be published at the beginning of May. Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free and Dye Salon – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free & Dye Hair Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY – Interview and […]

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

Posted Posted in Fitness, Fitness Photography, Fitness Trainer, Health, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Trails, Sponsored Content

Is hiking on your list of things to do? No matter if you want to spend one day hiking in the Hudson Valley, or five days, you will need to find a hiking park to visit and a hiking trail to hike. While you can choose to go on any Hudson Valley hiking trail you want, you may want to take the time to find the best one. People who examine a variety of hiking trails and choose their favorites are more likely to have a great time. My all-time favorite hiking trail in the Hudson Valley is on Mt. […]

Brand New Stunning Light-filled Airbnb Rental in Woodstock, NY – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Studios

Brand New Stunning Light-filled Airbnb Rental in Woodstock, NY – Catskills, Hudson Valley

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Catskills, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fall Season, Farm House, Farm Living, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Photo Gallery, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content

Any season is a magical season in the Hudson Valley, and especially legendary Woodstock, NY – one of the best places to enjoy nature in the Catskill Mountains. Enjoy the photo tour of the brand new Airbnb Listing in the Village of Woodstock. Brand New Stunning Light-filled Airbnb Rental in Woodstock, NY – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Studios During fall and winter, enjoy the changing seasons from your own private patio, complete with barbecue grill, hot tub, and fire pit (note that outdoor dining furniture is put away during these seasons), as well as outdoor string […]

AlmaxRealty Team Welcomes Marco Naguib – MPH, MSHI, Realtor and Expert Negotiator

ALLUVION Real Estate Team Welcomes Marco Naguib – MPH, MSHI, Realtor, and Expert Negotiator

Posted Posted in Best Hudson Valley Realtors, Best Real Estate, Best Real Estate Agent in Hudson Valley, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley News, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, Real Estate, Sponsored Content

ALLUVION Real Estate Team welcomes Marco Naguib, MPH (Master’s of Public Health), MSHI (Master’s of Science in Health Informatics), Realtor, Expert Negotiator, Home Selling and Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson I believe that your home is your cozy and comfortable sanctuary. Whether you are buying your forever home, moving to a more suitable residence, or seeking your retirement spot, I know how stressful the journey is. I understand that your home is more than just a place to live; it is a place to make new memories. I understand the stress that goes into the process having gone […]

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Catskills, Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Life Coaching, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Hiking can be extremely beneficial to your health in many ways, from reducing your stress levels to improving your cardiovascular health to helping you manage your weight by burning off extra calories. As an avid hiker, explorer, and certified elite fitness trainer and bodybuilding coach, I’ve personally experienced how hiking can change your life, so I’m excited to tell you all about my favorite pastime and some of the great things it can do for you! And if you are looking to get peace of mind and a piece of my hiking adventures, check out the Hudson Valley Style Shop […]

Seedlip: The Non-Alcoholic Option for Your Dry January and Beyond

Seedlip: The Non-Alcoholic Option for Your Early Spring Home Parties

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content

Seedlip: The Non-Alcoholic Option for Your Early Spring Home Parties (BPT) – If you’re looking to cut on alcohol, you’re not alone. Last year, YouGovAmerica reported that 15% of Americans planned to participate in the Dry January challenge, whether for health reasons or just a lifestyle reset — and the trend shows no sign of slowing down. This burgeoning lifestyle is showing permanence in consumer drinking choices. Nielson saw a 315% increase in online non-alcoholic beverage sales over the past year, according to Business Insider, which analysts predict will continue through 2022. But can you enjoy socializing without sipping on […]