Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander

Selling a house can be a tricky business, but one you can easily do when you have the right information. The amount of money that you can make or lose will depend on how you handle an offer. Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley There are times when you should accept an offer – such as if your home is in an area where homes are harder to sell. Some places, like out of the way rural […]

The Best Summer Accessories for Men

The Best Summer Accessories for Men

To get into summer looking on-trend, fix your haircut, update your wardrobe, and hit the gym. Make sure you have your accessories! You can create an effortlessly chic look by having stylish accessories with every outfit. Fashionable accessories are worn by men for a number of reasons. Fashion is a way for many people to express themselves. You can dress up an outfit with a fashionable bracelet, and a leather belt will add a touch of elegance. When you wear stylish accessories, you get noticed yet feel more confident at work or during social gatherings. You can also use fashion […]

Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Top Ten Home Staging Tips by Realtor Naomi Harris

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Homebuyers would weigh the properties carefully, comparing factors like appreciation potential, relative value, and quality of life. But in the real world, the home buying experience is quite different. Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential part […]

MASC Hospitality Group, the creators of Bronx Night Market, are bringing  the party uptown on July 8th

The Best [Post] Covid Celebration is Happening in West Harlem

The Best [Post] Covid Celebration is Happening in West Harlem– MASC Hospitality Group, the creators of Bronx Night Market, are bringing  the party uptown on July 8th This season, MASC Hospitality Group, in partnership with the West Harlem Development Corporation, is kicking off summer with the city’s best food concepts in West Harlem, starting July 8th. The project, Uptown Night Market, is designed to highlight some of the best food concepts in the city. Established members of the community are in support of the BIGGEST party of the year, including Harlem Park to Park Organization, Harlem Late Night Jazz, and […]

Finding Your Fashion Vibe with the Best Men's Accessories – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Fashion Accessories for Men

Finding Your Summer Fashion Vibe with the Best Men’s Accessories

Getting a new haircut, updating your wardrobe, and hitting the gym to tone up your body are all great ways to head into summer looking on-trend. Don’t forget your accessories! Making sure you have stylish accessories will help you put together an effortlessly chic outfit every time. Finding Your Fashion Vibe with the Best Men’s Accessories – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Fashion Accessories for Men There are many reasons why men like to wear fashionable accessories. For some, it is an expression of their fashion sense. A stylish bracelet can add some edge to an outfit, and a […]

Turn your basic backyard into an outdoor oasis - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Turn Your Basic Backyard into an Outdoor Oasis

(BPT) – Summer’s in full swing, but are you truly making the most of it? Creating a vibrant outdoor space can expand the living area of your home, while providing a unique venue for entertaining or relaxation, allowing you to enjoy every free moment to the fullest. From the ultimate sports bar to a zen paradise, the outdoor design possibilities are endless and can be customized to meet your priorities, be it entertaining friends and family or creating the perfect tranquil retreat. As a leader in home comfort for nearly 40 years, Napoleon has extensive expertise in designing products and […]

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression by Realtor Jessica Hill, Alexander Maxwell Realty - Th Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression

Presentation. Yes, that is the keyword you always need to keep in mind. “First impression is the last impression” is a proverb that not many people are willing to buy into these days. But in case of homes, especially an old home that you are showcasing to others, this may very well be the case. It is a time tested way to make sure that your house gets liked by whoever comes to view it. Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression by Realtor Jessica Hill, Alexander Maxwell Realty To make sure that […]

On the Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Fashion and Brand Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios, New York)

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World Through Scents – Interview with Perfumer Kelly Jones

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Naomi: Hello, Kelly! What an absolute pleasure it is to connect & create with you, thanks for chatting with me. Tell us about your niche perfume brand KELLY + JONES – what led you to launch it and how do you define your product? Kelly: We create olfactive experiences inspired by the vineyard and beyond. Did you know that you’re not supposed to wear […]

Open Letter to Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Calling for Community Accountability

A Response to the Call for Community Accountability and Our Recent Town Hall – by the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center, Kingston, NY

To the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community The movement for our collective liberation has been shaped by effective call-outs, and we’re grateful to every human who signed the recent call for community accountability statement posted online by the Newburgh LGBTQ+ Center. We hear you, we see you, and we are sorry. We wouldn’t presume to engage with you directly, and want to honor your space. But our door is open for dialogue, and we have a plan, now, for a restorative process related to the harms. We thank you for the leadership you have shown where we have fallen short of our […]

2021 Men's Fashion Trend: Bracelets to Elevate Style and Boost Confidence

2021 Men’s Fashion Trend: Bracelets to Elevate Style and Boost Confidence

Bracelets for Men have become very popular in recent years and there is no shortage of contemporary or modern rustic style options for stylish millennials and fashionable men of any age, especially this Father’s Day Gift Hunting Season. Lava rocks, stainless steel, wood, brushed gold and leather are the trendy materials for men’s bracelets in 2021. If you are looking for the best bracelets for men, consider our partner brand HARD NEW YORK at hardenwyork.com and see if any of their men’s bracelets will compliment your style and elevate your fashion. Black and Gold Collection from HARD NEW YORK looks particularly trendy this Summer, […]

Top 10 Perfume Choices For Women by the Hudson valley Style Magazine

Top 10 Perfumes this Summer – by the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

If you like to smell good, and who doesn’t, then finding the right perfume is at the top of your list. The shopping process may include sampling tester bottles at the store or simply by the old trial-and-error method. In an attempt to make your perfume shopping a little easier, this article takes a look at ten of the top perfume choices by the Hudson Valley Style Magazine. Top 10 Perfumes this Summer – by the Hudson Valley Style Magazine Notes of Chardonnay by Kelly and Jones – and addictive and sultry perfume, made to pair with a glass of […]

Open Letter to Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Calling for Community Accountability

Open Letter to Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Calling for Community Accountability

The Newburgh LGBTQIA+ Center, in coalition with other community-based organizations, operating and serving the Hudson Valley, and on behalf of community members, all former constituents, volunteers, and employees of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center, herein referred to as the Kingston Center, demand accountability from the Kingston Center for its racist, oppressive, and imperialistic behavior in the Hudson Valley. Our Center is founded by people of color, centering on the needs of the most vulnerable in the Hudson Valley. As an organization spearheading racial justice work in the Hudson Valley, not only have we become a sanctuary for numerous Kingston Center […]

Summer 2021 Cover Story: Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley’s own Madam President Katie Irwin

Summer 2021 Cover Story: Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley’s own Madam President Katie Irwin

Summer 2021 Cover Story: Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley’s own Madam President Katie Irwin – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Maxwell: Hi Katie! Congrats on the amazing cover photoshoot and of course being elected as the youngest president in the history of the Rondout Rowing Club 🙂 I’ve been in the same boat with you a few times, but please tell our readers a little bit about yourself and your journey from Texas to the beautiful Hudson Valley. Katie: Thank you so much, Maxwell. It has been quite a journey just this year becoming […]

Decorating on a Budget – Make it Fun and Enjoyable

Decorating on a Budget – Make it Fun and Enjoyable

For anybody, decorating on a budget can be a challenge, but it also can be very rewarding. It will also teach you how to showcase your home. In this book, we will provide great ideas and tips for decorating various rooms within your home without going over budget. Just by adding a few small, but creative and decorative details, you can make any home look like a million dollars. As long as you approach your decorating on a budget creatively, it should not only save you money, but will be fun also. If you want to create the perfect look […]

The Runway Revolution: Marist Fashion Students Reinvent The Meaning Of A Fashion Show At The 35th Annual Silver Needle Runway

The Runway Revolution: Marist Fashion Students Reinvent the Meaning of a Fashion Show at the 35th Annual Silver Needle Runway

When you hear the words “fashion show,” a couple of images may come to mind. Flashing flickers set off by a sea of cameras, a spotlight illuminating a raised, linear runway, a synchronized assembly of models. However, you may perceive a fashion show to be, the student fashion show producers who created Marist College’s 35th annual Silver Needle Runway challenged the narrative and the concept around what a fashion show can be. The Runway Revolution: Marist Fashion Students Reinvent the Meaning of a Fashion Show at the 35th Annual Silver Needle Runway – Story by: Erica Capobianco – Photos by: […]

The Best 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide by HARD NEW YORK Men’s Accessories

The Best 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide by HARD NEW YORK Men’s Accessories

Father’s Day 2021 is just around the corner on June 20th, so it’s the perfect time to pick the best father’s day gift to be delivered on time. Here are the top 3 trendy yet simple ideas from HARD NEW YORK Men’s Accessories to help elevate your dad’s style this year: Black Leather and Gold Lasso Bracelet by HARD NEW YORK. This modern design features a woven black leather strap with brushed gold hexagon button closure. It will easily complement any casual or dressy styling. It is available at hardnewyork.com for $47 and free shipping. The next one on our […]

What is The Best Way To Lose Weight? – Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

What is The Best Way To Lose Weight? – Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Most diets fail because they are designed to work only in the short term, which is not the best way to lose weight. Usually, this makes people eat even more when the diet is over and they are again free to choose their old unhealthy favorites. The best way to lose weight is to work on making permanent changes to your routine that will improve your overall fitness level. Over time, building muscle and developing healthy eating habits will raise your body’s metabolism so you burn more calories. This will improve the results of your exercise program, along with burning […]

NPC Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander

The National Physique Committee (NPC) is a national organization devoted to developing a bodybuilding program that builds great bodies. The organization is one of the best-known bodybuilding organizations and sponsors several competitions every year. NPC produces several bodybuilding competitions throughout the year: * The Women’s National Fitness Championship * Women’s National Body Building Championship * USA Men’s Championship * The IFBB World Championships * The IFBB Northern Championship * Junior USA Body Building Championship There are several other national championships sanctioned by the NPC. Generally, when the NPC sponsors an event, it is well-regarded. The NPC bodybuilding competitions are known […]

Brand Ambassador Opportunity with HARD NEW YORK

Brand Ambassador Opportunity with HARD NEW YORK

Are you a social media influencer and looking to monetize your fame? Here is an amazing brand ambassador opportunity just for you! Sign Up for HARD NEW YORK Men’s Fashion Accessories Brand Ambassador Program at hardnewyork.goaffpro.com and get your exclusive vanity discount code, referral URL and start earning up to 15% per successful referral sale.

Skincare for Men Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin – Presented by HARD NEW YORK BRAND – Luxury Skincare for Men

Men’s Skincare Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin

Taking care of your skin is important at every stage of life, both to mitigate health risks like skin cancer and to look your best. Unfortunately, skincare ingredients can be confusing if you don’t know where to begin! This article presents what five functional ingredients actually do and how to use them effectively. Men’s Skincare Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin – Presented by HARD NEW YORK BRAND – Luxury Skincare for Men Hyaluronic Acid Acid on your face might sound like a nightmare, but hyaluronic acid is actually proven to benefit even sensitive skin. Hyaluronic acid is […]

8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

8 Tips for Decorating Your New York City Apartment, or the New Second Home in Hudson Valley

Here are some easy tips to decorate your NYC rental apartment or your new home in the Hudson Valley. After answering these questions for yourself, you might also see the benefits of the spacious Hudson Valley living and the highly dynamic, but sometimes spatially confined New York City lifestyle. Taking a few moments to think about your home will help you fully enjoy it. 8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Think about your home, and answer these questions: 1. What do you want it to […]