Upstate New York and the Hudson Valley: The Perfect Film and Photo Shoot Locations

Upstate New York and the Hudson Valley: The Perfect Film and Photo Shoot Locations

Live just outside of New York City? Or maybe you’re visiting and need to find some locations around the Hudson Valley? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Alluvion Media Locations Scouts has been scouting locations throughout Upstate New York and the Hudson Valley since 2015. We’re experts in our field, with over 10 years of experience in every single kind of production setting imaginable – from small scenes to large-scale productions, both indoors and outdoors, around town or out in the middle of nowhere – you name it, we’ve scouted it! Upstate New York and the Hudson Valley: […]

Out Loud Hudson Valley Presents: Witch Perfect

Out Loud Hudson Valley Presents: Witch Perfect

For the first time ever in the Hudson Valley, three drag superstars will come together on one stage in an incredible theatrical production. Out Loud Hudson Valley proudly presents the hysterical and award-winning spooktacular, Witch Perfect, a live-singing, comedy parody based on the cult-classic and audience favorite Disney film, Hocus Pocus, The show features Emmy-winning stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 13’s Tina Burner as Winifred, Season 11 and All-Stars Season 6’s Scarlet Envy as Sara, and Season 9’s Alexis Michelle as Mary. The show features hits from such pop icons as Madonna, Britney Spears, and Cher, as well as Disney […]

Miz Cracker Makes Poughkeepsie Debut at Revel 32’s Cannon Hall – Out Loud Hudson Valley

Miz Cracker Makes Poughkeepsie Debut at Revel 32 – Out Loud Hudson Valley

Out Loud Hudson Valley is proud to welcome the legendary drag queen for her Poughkeepsie debut. Miz Cracker will bring her new show Foolish up the Hudson River to Revel 32’s Cannon Hall in Poughkeepsie, NY. Miz Cracker, whose real name is Maxwell Heller, appeared on Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5. Heller originally started her drag career as Brianna Cracker in New York City. In NYC, she was friends with Bob the Drag Queen, who was her drag mother. Since her original appearance on Drag Race, Miz has been featured with […]

Experience the Magic of Hudson Valley at this Secluded Modern Rustic Mountain CabinExperience the Magic of Hudson Valley and Upstate, NY at this Secluded Modern Rustic Mountain Cabin – Airbnb Photography by Alluvion Media – Vacation Rental Management by Alluvion Vacations

Experience the Magic of Hudson Valley at this Secluded Modern Rustic Mountain Cabin

The Modern Rustic Mountain Cabin is a unique option for accommodations when exploring the Hudson Valley, Upstate, and Taconic region. This secluded getaway is nestled on top of a steep hill and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. It’s just a short drive from popular attractions like parks, lakes, and historic sites. Kick back and relax in this calm, stylish space with an amazing outdoor deck or use it as a basecamp for exploring local hiking trails, wineries, distilleries, restaurants, and farms. Experience the Magic of Hudson Valley at this Secluded Modern Rustic Mountain Cabin – Presented by Alluvion […]

Finding the Perfect Film or Photo Shoot Location in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

There are countless reasons why you should shoot your film or photo project in the Hudson Valley and Catskills region of New York State, but finding the perfect spot can be an overwhelming task. The Hudson Valley offers numerous locations of historical significance and natural beauty, from high-profile cityscapes to off-the-beaten-path gems hidden away from the public eye. Here are some tips to help you find your ideal film or photo shoot location in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. What is the Hudson Valley? The Hudson Valley is an hour north of New York City and is one of the […]

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art – Hudson Valley Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art

The Hudson Valley region of New York provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of photography, from landscapes to portraits and more, and local photographer Maxwell Alexander of the Duncan Avenue Studios has made it his mission to showcase the best of this beautiful area in his fine art nature photography print collection. If you’re looking to improve your Airbnb listing and give your space that extra spark, these nature wall art prints might be just what you need! Check out some of the photos below to see how your space can benefit from these stunning photographs and prints that […]

Simple Tweaks for a Contemporary Bath – Bathroom Design

Simple Tweaks for a Contemporary Bath – Bathroom Design

Simple Tweaks for a Contemporary Bath (BPT) – Bathrooms are your personal sanctuary and escape from the chaotic outdoors — a place to reset, recollect and prepare for the next step in the day. Many homeowners today are looking to modernize this space to build on the need for tranquility. Read on for simple tweaks you can implement to revamp your space and create the contemporary bath of your dreams! Step 1: Assure the colorway is ideal When thinking through ways to bring that contemporary feel in to your bathroom, a color swap is always a go-to option. When thinking […]

Relax and Unwind in the Modern Treetop Airbnb Retreat with a Large Hot Tub – Airbnb Experience by Alluvion Vacations – Airbnb Photography by Alluvion Media

Relax and Unwind in the Modern Treetop Airbnb Retreat with a Large Hot Tub

Welcome to our peaceful getaway villa set in the stunning Sterling Forest Park in the Hudson Valley, only an hour from New York City. Enjoy the tranquil outdoors from the oversized hot tub, a wrap-around balcony, and a spacious deck. Relax in a great room overlooking the forest and unique natural rock formations. Gather the family in a spacious dining room and prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen. Book the Treetop Retreat on Airbnb >> Relax and Unwind in the Modern Treetop Airbnb Retreat with a Large Hot Tub The space A modern get-away in the middle of the […]

Finding The Best Vacation Rental Management Company for Your Hudson Valley Airbnb – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Finding The Best Vacation Rental Management Company for Your Hudson Valley Airbnb

When you decide to become an Airbnb host, you’ll quickly realize there are many responsibilities that come with managing your rental property. From making sure you have the best vacation rental management company to finding great cleaning services, choosing the right professionals will help your Airbnb run more smoothly and bring in more money at the end of each month. Alluvion Vacations is one of the best vacation rental management companies, offering top-notch customer service and cutting-edge technology that takes all the hassle out of vacation rental management. Finding The Best Vacation Rental Management Company for Your Hudson Valley Airbnb […]

Jessica Mojica – Making Deals in Hills – Spring 2022 Cover Story

Jessica Mojica – Making Deals in Heels – Spring 2022 Cover Story

Jessica Mojica, Principal Broker, Eleven Real Estate – Making Deals in Heels – Spring 2022 Cover Story – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Makeup by @makeupbyzerina_ – Purchase the print version on Amazon >> Maxwell Alexander: Hi, Jessica! Congrats on your photoshoot! It was such an amazing experience and I felt all this creative energy during the entire process! You are a natural beauty and it shows in your photographs. So what’s your story? How did you end up in the Hudson Valley? Jessica Mojica: Thanks, Maxwell. Yes, it was a lot of fun! I Moved to the […]

Top 9 Reasons to Carry a Non-disposable Lighter – Awesome Life Hacks

Top 9 Reasons to Carry a Non-disposable Lighter – Awesome Life Hacks

Top 9 Reasons to Carry a Non-disposable Lighter – Awesome Life Hacks (BPT) – Certain household items have become absolute necessities for good reason — they have a wide range of potential uses, and you’re always glad you have them around when you need them. One of these everyday essentials is a non-disposable lighter, which has myriad uses, from the practical to the fun. Nothing could be more useful than having an iconic Zippo lighter with you, wherever you go. And Zippo’s lighter inserts are perfect accessories to expand the functionality of the classic lighter, seamlessly fitting into your life […]

Airbnb Photography in the Hudson Valley and Catskills: Meet Alluvion Media

Airbnb Photography in the Hudson Valley and Catskills: Meet Alluvion Media

Have you ever booked an Airbnb and wondered why the photos looked dingy, blurry, crooked, and all wacky? That’s because most Airbnb hosts use their own (cheap) camera to take the photos, or worse, they just use their (Android) phones. It doesn’t matter how clean or well-designed your space is if the pictures are taken poorly, so Alluvion Media set out to help make Airbnb photography better with our professional world-class expert team of Hudson Valley lifestyle and hospitality photographers who can capture your spaces in the best possible light all around Upstate, NY region, plus Long Island and NYC. […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process when choosing wall art. Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing the wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big enough to make an impact but not so […]

Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry

Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry has been a go-to destination in Mamaroneck, NY for over 27 years. Their Gallery is filled with custom creations of diamonds and gemstones, and designer brands such as Yossi Harari, Anzie, and Michael Bondanza, to name only a few. Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Always staying ahead of the trends Zaltas Gallery launched their first artist collaborative with Marla Beth Designs, Inc. Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas […]

Modern Rustic Cottage in Woodstock, NY that Will Make You Feel at Home – Hudson Valley Airbnb © 2022 MAXWELL ALEXANDER

Modern Rustic Cottage in Woodstock, NY that Will Make You Feel at Home – Hudson Valley Airbnb

The Hudson Valley region of New York is known for its beautiful scenery, old-fashioned charm, and crisp, clean air. This charming Airbnb cottage, in Woodstock, NY, lets you bask in all of this. It’s the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and take some time to relax and enjoy yourself. The farmhouse-style cottage offers an experience that can be described as modern rustic or unplugged, with its organic aesthetic and spacious open concept first floor with beautiful windows that let in tons of natural light to flood the home. The Modern Rustic Hudson […]

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Hairstylist Brittany Perry

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 Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home by Maxwell Alexander, REALTOR®, Editor in Chief, Hudson valley Style Magazine

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Hudson Valley Home

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage the Home in Style When prospective buyer walks into your home, they don’t want to see a space cluttered with all of your belongings. Nor do they want to see a home totally devoid of fixtures or […]