Apples, Autumn and Ulster County - Hudson Valley Style Fall Dinner with Toni Ann Perry

Apples, Autumn and Ulster County – Hudson Valley Style Fall Dinner with Toni Ann Perry

Hudson Valley is a wonderful place to live. We have the majestic Hudson River and its now world-famous Walkway Over the Hudson. The rich fertile land lends itself to extensive agriculture, whether plants or livestock; and its proximity to New York City with rail, bus, or auto choices accommodates all to its vast cultural experiences. Having the acclaimed Culinary Institute of America located smack in the middle has helped in raising the bar for all types of culinary options and enjoyment. Apples, Autumn and Ulster County – Hudson Valley Style Fall Dinner with Realtor Toni Ann Perry Photography by Maxwell […]

The SAVED collection brings old world traditions into the new with unique designs influenced by Victorian ephemera, French ironwork and early 20th century textiles. Each item is hand-crafted in fine, sustainably sourced Mongolian Yak Down, Cashmere and Camelhair. Designed to be loyal and lasting - A Warm Friend.

Spend Your Cozy Holidays with a Warm friend – the SAVED Collection by Sean McNanney

The SAVED collection brings old world traditions into the new with unique designs influenced by Victorian ephemera, French ironwork, and early 20th century textiles. Each item is hand-crafted in fine, sustainably sourced Mongolian Yak Down, Cashmere, and Camelhair. Designed to be loyal and lasting – A Warm Friend. The SAVED collection brings old world traditions into the new with unique designs influenced by Victorian ephemera, French ironwork and early 20th century textiles. Each item is hand-crafted in fine, sustainably sourced Mongolian Yak Down, Cashmere and Camelhair. Designed to be loyal and lasting – A Warm Friend. YAK DOWN Yaks have […]

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Fall with Jessica Hill Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Photo Studio)

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Fall in Your Hudson Valley Home by Jessica Hill

When the cooler temperatures of autumn put a little bounce in your step, enjoy this special season to its fullest, especially here in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Indulge your senses in the look, feel, taste, and aromas typically associated with a fall day. Keep reading to discover 10 budget-friendly ways that you can welcome autumn this year. 10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Fall in Your Hudson Valley Home By Jessica Hill, Contributing Editor (Home & Decor), Realtor (Alexander Maxwell Realty) Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Photo Studio) (1) Yummy Baked Goods Autumn is the ideal time to treat yourself […]

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (Dr. Z) of Hebe Medical Spa Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (Dr. Z) of Hebe Medical Spa

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (Dr. Z) of Hebe Medical Spa Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander Maxwell: Thank you for the interview opportunity and an amazing photoshoot, Dr. Z! I must say you are a natural when it comes to modeling. Great job! Please tell us a little bit about yourself and how did the idea of Hebe Medical Spa manifest in your life. Dr. Z: Well thank you! 🙂 We have done a few photoshoots the last couple of years and I can say I definitely feel more comfortable with it now! Not so much in the […]

The Story of Weightlifting Competitions with Certified Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

The History of Weightlifting Competitions with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

In ancient times, testing of one’s manhood was done by weight lifting. They would lift heavy stones such as Bluestones of old Dailly, Dinnie Stones, and Inver stone to show the power moreover it was a matter of prestige to the tribal kingdom in ancient times. The History of Weightlifting Competitions with Certified Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander Considering the available facts, weightlifting competitions first began in Europe in the late 1880 and the champion of the competition was crowned in 1891. In those periods, there were no other subdivisions and the crown went to the man able to lift the […]

Exploring Outdoors in the Hudson Valley while Encouraging Activities To Stay Healthy by Maxwell Alexander, Certified Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach

Exploring Outdoors in the Hudson Valley while Encouraging Activities To Stay Healthy

Outdoor activities are the best ways of staying healthy and at the same time, it provides you with fun-filled entertainment. You can engage yourself in a variety of outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, cycling, horseback riding, white water rafting, kayaking, skiing, mountaineering, and rock climbing. Exploring Outdoors in the Hudson Valley while Encouraging Activities To Stay Healthy by Maxwell Alexander, Certified Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach A lot of people taking part in outdoor activities do so to stay healthy since it provides a very good way of exercising. Apart from the health point of view, people engage in outdoor […]

Hudson Valley is a Great Option for Your Outdoor Adventure Plans

Hudson Valley is a Great Option for Your Outdoor Adventure Plans

Outdoor adventure travel is catching on in a big way and there is a good fine reason for it too. When you are starting to get into adventure travel you have a multitude of choices to choose from and they are all as great as the next one. Hudson Valley is known for its amazing nature, beautiful lakes, gorgeous mountains, and hundreds of big and small hiking trails. Outdoor adventure travel does not have to mean traveling far away or overseas, instead, you can catch a train from NYC and immerse in the beauty of the Hudson Valley region. You […]

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 […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine In New York City, everything you see is dynamic, even the luxury market. The old industrial areas here are transforming into high-end bohemian neighborhoods such as Tribeca, a vacation destination frequented by VIPs and has many trendy restaurants, boutiques, and luxury apartments. There’re stylish lofts in SoHo, an old commercial place where warehouses are converted into residential studios for artists. Attracting a trendy crowd looking for spacious luxury houses are the neighborhoods of West Village, Greenwich Village, and small Italy, all of which […]

Help Alima's Cuisine To Get a Food Truck!

Celebrate Juneteenth by making a difference today – Help Alima’s Cuisine To Get a Food Truck!

Wow! Great job, Hudson Valley, and the rest of the World! In just a few days Alima’s Cuisine Food Truck Campaign has reached its $25K goal and still going up strong! Let’s raise $50K so Alima could expand with 2 food trucks? Go donate here before its too late: Help Alima’s Cuisine To Get a Food Truck! About Alima’s GoFundMe Campaign: After three years of Alima’s Cuisines serving delicious Burkina Faso West African food out of tents at farmers’ markets and pop-up restaurants, Alima is ready to step things up with a food truck! She has found a truck that […]

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 […]

Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home

Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home

(BPT) – Whether it’s a quaint patio, a simple garden, a rolling expanse of land or the many possibilities in between, the backyard is the perfect place to unwind. As people spend more time at home, creating a personal outdoor sanctuary is more important than ever before. Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of time or space to create an outdoor escape you’ll enjoy for months to come. Here are some simple, affordable ideas for transforming any space into an outdoor oasis where you can release stress and reconnect to Mother Nature: Step 1: Pull up a chair A place […]

Ducalm Skincare – 2020 Style and Design Awards Nomination

Ducalm Skincare – 2020 Style and Design Awards Nomination

Hudson Valley Style Magazine 2020 Style & Design Awards Nomination: DUCALM SKINCARE in Style & Design, Innovation, Social Responsibility, and Sustainable Design Categories. DUCALM SKINCARE WAS BORN OUT OF MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. – Danielle Pitts, Founder and CEO As an athlete and a person with sensitive and reactive skin, I am conscious of using non-toxic and natural ingredients, but also the need for ingredient synergy. I craved simplicity, fewer products, and efficacy. I like to go makeup-free so I like to have balanced, even skin. I also happen to be an avid multi-studio per day/week fitness addict. I wanted the […]

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 […]

Boost your home's curb appeal

Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Sustainable Building Materials

(BPT) – Looks matter and first impressions count! So to pique the interest of potential buyers, refresh your home’s exterior and boost the curb appeal with new siding. In-the-know design pros are choosing cypress siding for the upgrade. It looks great and can last a lifetime, no matter what Mother Nature might have in store. “Cypress siding offers the complete package,” says Zack Rickman of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, www.CypressInfo.org. “It’s not only beautiful, but it also offers proven outdoor performance by naturally repelling insects — like termites and carpenter bees — and minimizing decay, chemical corrosion, and other […]

Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

(BPT) – 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease, you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and exterior, building materials and surroundings. Connecting with nature: Biophilic design Biophilic design is achieved when natural elements are incorporated into space, helping people feel connected to the natural environment. It creates a calm, tranquil space and reduces stress. Biophilia makes sense for indoor […]

Top 4 Ways to Stay Healthy this Flu and Coronavirus Season

Top Four Ways to Stay Healthy this Flu and Coronavirus Season 

Top Four Ways to Stay Healthy this Flu and Coronavirus Season  by Maxwell Alexander, Certified Fitness Trainer  Every year, between 9 and 45 million people get the flu. This nasty virus is one of the biggest causes of distress worldwide since its symptoms can range from a mild case of sweating to a high fever and uncontrollable shaking. This flu season has another surprise – coronavirus that has already spread all over the globe with first cases here in New York and the Hudson Valley. As an airborne virus, the flu and coronavirus transmit from person to person very effectively. […]

What's next in outdoor living? Top trends for 2020

What’s next in outdoor living? Top trends for 2020

(BPT) – The appeal of all things al fresco has never been higher with homeowners across the country investing more time and money than ever before into their outdoor spaces. Based on insights from decking contractors, retailers and home design experts, industry leader Trex Company has compiled its annual outdoor living forecast, predicting the top design trends for 2020 and beyond. “It’s always fascinating to compare the trends reported by our customers with those projected by the industry at large,” said Leslie Adkins, vice president of marketing for Trex. “This year, we also engaged celebrity designer Alison Victoria to take […]

Training the New generation of Bodybuilders: Millennials!

Training the New generation of Bodybuilders: Here we go, Millennials!

Training the New generation of Bodybuilders: Millennials! by Certified Fitness Trainer/Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander I must assume that most of my bodybuilding clients will be Millennials, representatives of the new generation of consumers currently holding the most purchasing power in the United States, plus within the prime age for getting into a hobby like bodybuilding. Millennials are very different from the previous generations of athletes, bodybuilders specifically. There are several factors that distinguish them, especially when it comes to goals and motivation behind their decisionmaking. First of all, they are very environmentally and health-conscious. Fitness goals, including bodybuilding goals, must […]

2020 Hudson Valley Style Magazine Awards Nomination: EcoCapsule - Sustainable off-grid micro-home - Sustainability and Social Responsibility

2020 HudsonValley.Style Awards Nomination: EcoCapsule – Sustainable Off-Grid Micro-Home

Ecocapsule® is a smart, self-sustainable micro-home, which utilizes solar and wind energy. It allows you to stay in remote places out of reach of infrastructure, with the luxury of a hotel room. Ecocapsule® is a stylish way to approach off-grid housing. It can serve as a cottage, pop-up hotel, caravan, mobile office, research station, or anything you want it to be. The product has been designed and engineered from scratch to be as self-sufficient, practical and functional as possible. Join Ecocapsule® and change the World! 2020 HudsonValley.Style Awards Nomination: EcoCapsule (Slovakia, EU) Nomination Categories: Style, Design, Sutainability, Social Responsibility Read this […]