Connect with Nature and Unwind at the Hawks Nest Cabin Overlooking Delaware River

Connect with Nature and Unwind at the Hawks Nest Cabin Overlooking Delaware River

Connect with Nature and Unwind at the Hawks Nest Cabin Overlooking Delaware River – Airbnb Review by Photographer Maxwell Alexander Just recently I had an opportunity to stay at the amazing Hawk’s Nest Cabin in Port Jervis and really felt like it was a life-changing experience that everyone has to try one day. We all know that travel is one thing that helps us escape the misery of daily routines and recharges our capacity for enthusiasm, but this time it felt like a whole next level just because of the inspiring natural setting that the cabin is surrounded by. Not […]

Why Timely Seasonal Photos are so Important for the Success of  Your Airbnb Listing – Presented by ALLUVION MEDIA – Airbnb Photography in Hudson Valley, Catskills, NYC, and Hamptons

Why Timely Seasonal Photos are so Important for the Success of Your Airbnb Listing

Do you want to book more reservations for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Then it’s time to get seasonal photos of your home done before the busy season starts! Maxwell Alexander, an expert photographer from the area and Marketing Director at Alluvion Vacations, shares why getting seasonal photos done before the busy season begins can be so vital to your success as an Airbnb host… and how you can do it in just 3 easy steps! Why Timely Seasonal Photos are so Important for the Success of  Your Airbnb Listing – Presented by ALLUVION MEDIA – Airbnb Photography in Hudson Valley, […]

Discover a Cozy Modern Rustic Cabin With Stunning Views of the Catskill Mountains

Discover a Cozy Modern Rustic Cabin With Stunning Views of the Catskill Mountains

If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and re-connect with nature, The Modern Catskills Cabin in New York is the perfect place to do it. Featuring beautiful woodwork and cabin-inspired decor, this relaxing Catskill Mountains home offers access to the spectacular views of the surrounding hillsides as well as a living space that’s both spacious and inviting. If you’re searching for the ideal vacation spot or a quiet weekend getaway, this one’s for you! Check out the photo gallery by Alluvion Media below! Discover a Cozy Modern Rustic Airbnb Cabin With Stunning Views of the […]

Upstate Vacation: A Modern Rustic Home in Warwick, NY – Airbnb Review by Maxwell Alexander

Upstate Vacation: A Modern Rustic Home in Warwick, NY – Airbnb Review by Maxwell Alexander

Upstate New York can seem like a world away from the hustle and bustle of New York City, but it’s actually only a couple of hours away by car or train. I recently spent a weekend in Warwick, NY to escape the city for an Upstate vacation and get some good, old-fashioned rest and relaxation. If you’re looking to unplug from the world and feel like you’re in another era, this modern rustic Airbnb home might be the perfect place to visit. Check out my Airbnb review below and enjoy the photo tour as well! Upstate Vacation: A Modern Rustic […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

The real Dangers of Picaridin - Fire Salamander

The Real Dangers of Picaridin – Yet again, Big Pharma Tricks Consumers into Destroying Ecosystems

We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET, and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by the chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of insect repellents containing the poisonous pollutant. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new, and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” pesticide Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not […]

Hudson Valley Getaway – Rustic Cabin in the Shawangunk Mountains | Hudson Valley Style Magazine Airbnb Tour | Photography by ALLUVION Real Estate

Hudson Valley Getaway – Rustic Cabin in the Shawangunk Mountains

The Hudson Valley has many great places to go to escape the hustle and bustle of New York City, but none are as breathtaking as the Shawangunk Mountains. With miles of hiking trails, a natural rock-climbing wall, and gorgeous views of the Mohonk Mountain House, it’s no wonder that this spot has been on the bucket list for many travelers! See what makes this area so special with this rustic cabin weekend getaway in the Shawangunk Mountains. Hudson Valley Getaway – Rustic Cabin in the Shawangunk Mountains | Hudson Valley Style Magazine Airbnb Tour | Airbnb Photography by ALLUVION Media […]

Maitopia - Modern Rustic Energy Efficient Retreat in Red Hook, NY - Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn, and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Lambs Hill Feature - Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio

Hudson Valley Airbnb Weekend – Lambs Hill Feature – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Hudson Valley Airbnb Weekend – Lambs Hill Feature – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander The Hudson Valley, located in New York State, is the perfect destination for an Airbnb weekend, with its close proximity to New York City and its wide variety of activities and attractions. While staying at Lambs Hill, one of the many Airbnb rentals available in Beacon, you can enjoy scenic walks through the surrounding trails or even climb up to the top of the hill and view the neighboring Hudson River. Beacon’s gorgeous Airbnb options are sure to please any group of travelers, whether they’re traveling […]

Woodstock, NY Airbnb Listing Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography

Thinking about professional photography for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Here are some tips.

Thinking about professional photography for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Here are some tips from Pro Photographer Maxwell Alexander. – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley and Beyond. The value of great Airbnb Listing Photography of your Hudson Valley rental home cannot be overstated. The first thing prospective guests look at when deciding whether or not to book your space on Airbnb is your photos. Take some time to make your listings shine, since listings with good photos receive more interest, more bookings, and more eyes. Set the right expectations by attracting potential guests, highlighting your […]

Top 5 Men's Fashion Accessories this Spring – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

Top 5 Men’s Fashion Accessories Spring 2021 – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

Are men fashionable? This is not a question any longer! – Top 5 Men’s Fashion Accessories this Spring – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK A few decades ago if you would have asked this question, the term fashionable more or less was associated to women. However with growing times the word fashionable can now be heard in men’s vocabulary too. If you have a look at the Men’s fashion trends you will notice that it is very large and encompasses innumerable items ranging from designer watches and leather wallets to sleek eyewear, trendy belts, comfortable socks, […]

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – Interior Design Tips

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. 5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big […]

Christmas at the Hudson Villa - Photo Story by Maxwell L. Alexander

Magical Christmas Decor at the Hudson Villa – Photo Story by Maxwell L. Alexander

Christmas at The Hudson Villa – Photo Story by Maxwell L. Alexander The gorgeous property is in Chester, New York, and just a short 18-minute helicopter ride from Manhattan. It is the creation of esteemed architect Paul Rudolph and was originally owned by Henry Hudson’s family (hence the historical and fitting name). Paul Rudolph‘s vision transformed the villa into a spectacular summer paradise and private resort. The lux property features a white sand beach, swimming pool, cabanas, spa, jacuzzi tub, helipad, and impeccably sculptured gardens alive with splashes of floral color. The architectural design is a pure artistic genius. The […]

Woodstock Tower House – Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Tucked away in the mountains surrounding Woodstock, NY, this architectural marvel has been recently renovated with authentic modern-rustic style in mind. It features reclaimed wood finishes, sustainable quartz countertops, exposed ceiling beams, woodblock floors and many more interior design features worth a feature in The Hudson Valley Style Magazine. Enjoy the photo story by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio. https://hudsonvalleystylemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Drone1.mp4 Woodstock Tower House – Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio Woodstock Tower House – Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander The property is available on […]

Miranda Weinberger, Realtor, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, AlmaxRealty

Home or Vacation Getaway in the Hudson Valley: Either Way The Hudson Villa is an Absolute Perfection – Home Tour with Realtor Miranda Weinberger

Welcome to the Hudson Valley, a place many have declared as the new Hamptons. Perhaps it offers even more. Dino Alexander, CEO and principal broker at Alexander Maxwell Realty in the Hudson Valley says smart New Yorkers are investing in this close-to-home paradise and are aware of its rising reputation. “We see luxury homebuyers are shifting their focus from the Hamptons and Long Island to the Hudson Valley and upstate markets to get a better bang for their buck and to alleviate concerns over the rising sea levels and effects of climate change.” A mini breakaway to the valley has led many […]

Villa Ashokan - Catskills - Take Me There! Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Villa Ashokan in Catskills – Take Me There!

It’s no surprise the Hudson Valley area is a favorite place for many people who appreciate a lifestyle including the peaceful beauty of nature as well as the luxury of modern urban life. The Hudson Valley truly is a place you can have it all. Villa Ashokan – Catskills – Take Me There!Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Imagine getting your morning fitness fix hiking through scenic nature trails, finding an afternoon of culture at a National Historic site, and enjoying a stunning sunset while sampling cheese and wine at your local winery. On the edge […]

Villa Tondo - Luxury Vacation Home in Hudson Valley's Town of Saugerties Community

Villa Tondo – Luxury Vacation Home in Hudson Valley’s Town of Saugerties Community

The Hudson Valley has long been one of the world’s top destinations. Many of those who know how amazing this region is come from New York City, escaping the hustle and bustle of that incredible metropolis to experience a breath of fresh air in the luxurious Hudson Valley lifestyle that’s available here. Countless writers, painters, and other artists have come to this region for inspiration. Hikers enjoy its picturesque trails. History buffs love learning about the moments that occurred here that changed the course of history. Wineries provide oenophiles with plenty of joy as well. The Hudson Valley style that’s […]

5 ways to help pollinators flourish

5 ways to help pollinators flourish

5 ways to help pollinators flourish (BPT) – You may already be aware that pollinators are important to everyone on the planet. But did you know that one in every three bites of food is made possible by native pollinators? Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, flies, bats, and hummingbirds transfer pollen between flowers and other plants, helping them grow and produce the fruit and vegetables we all eat — and that our beloved pets eat. Because pollinators help grow the pumpkins, apples, and cranberries used to make Beyond, a sustainability-minded natural pet food, the team has collaborated with The Nature […]

Hudson Valley Style Home Renovation Project - Woodstock, NY

Featured Hudson Valley Style Home Renovation Project: O’Connell’s Summer Residence in Woodstock, NY

Featured Hudson Valley Style Renovation Project: Myles & Desire O’Connell Summer Residence in Woodstock, NY Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief / Hudson Valley Style Magazine Myles & Desire O’Connell Brooklynites Myles and Desire O’Connell were frequent visitors to the Catskills and the Hudson Valley, up until they bumped into each other on a hike near Woodstock. Soon after, Myles proposed to Desire on the top of the Panther Mountain in Shandaken. It was a matter of time for them to start thinking about putting their roots down (even just for the Summer season as it usually […]