Goodnight Kenny Neighborhood Bar in Poughkeepsie, NY: Where Every Hour is Golden (Hour) – A Photographer’s Review by Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Where Every Hour is Golden (Hour) – Goodnight Kenny Neighborhood Bar in Poughkeepsie, NY – A Photographer’s Review

Under the soft, golden glow of vintage light fixtures, my evening at Goodnight Kenny in Poughkeepsie, NY unfolded like a spirited tale from an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, but with an irresistibly vibrant, modern twist. This Hudson Valley gem, suggested by my friend and fellow visual storyteller Rebecca Perez, promised a memorable chapter in […]

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Burgers, Brews, and Bee's Knees: A Gaytastic Gastronomy in the Catskills – Taphouse Grill in Windham, NY – Restaurant Reviews with Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Burgers, Brews, and Bee’s Knees: A Gaytastic Gastronomy in the Catskills – Taphouse Grill in Windham, NY

Strap in, foodies and cocktail connoisseurs! I’m on a relentless quest, a mission to unearth the crown jewels of cuisine and the sanctuaries of spirits in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Today, I’m your effervescent guide on a gaytastic culinary and bar hopping escapade in Windham, NY. With an insatiable appetite and a thirst […]

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Charlie O's Hometown Bar & Grill in Red Hook, NY – Gay-Tastic Travel Adventures with Your Upstate Guides Max & Dino – Upstate Restaurant Reviews Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Charlie O’s Hometown Bar & Grill in Red Hook, NY – Gay-Tastic Travel Adventures with Your Upstate Guides Max & Dino

Hey y’all! 🌟 Maxwell Alexander here, your favorite photographer/fitness model and gay cowboy explorer 🤠🏳️‍🌈, traveling up and down Hudson Valley with my dashing hubby, Dino Alexander 🕺. We recently saddled up and trotted into the charming town of Red Hook, NY, and lemme spill the beans: we stumbled upon a hidden gem – […]

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Cold Spring Depot: A Delicious Stop in Cold Spring, NY – Hudson Valley Restaurant Reviews

As a professional travel photographer, I am always on the lookout for unique and picturesque destinations to explore and capture on camera. The Hudson Valley’s Cold Spring, NY, is one such place that offers the perfect blend of natural beauty and authentic small-town charm. Just a short train ride from New York City, Cold […]

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An Epicurean Journey through the Catskill Mountains: Unearthing the Charms of Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room in Big Indian, NY

The Catskill Mountains, with their rugged, untamed beauty, never fail to ignite my wanderlust. As a seasoned travel and lifestyle photographer, the allure of the unknown and the thrill of capturing the raw magic of natural landscapes have taken me to numerous places. This time, I found myself being drawn towards Big Indian’s “forever […]

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A Rustic Repose and Culinary Delight at the Main Street Restaurant in Saugerties, NY – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Reviews with Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

A Rustic Repose and Culinary Delight at the Main Street Restaurant in Saugerties, NY – Hudson Valley Restaurant Reviews

Hello, my fellow epicurean explorers! Recently, I traded the suburbia’s cacophony for the countryside’s calm, taking shelter in a charming Airbnb farmhouse that was the epitome of rustic elegance in Saugerties. After a day reveling in the pastoral peace, I sauntered down the historic streets, lured by the inviting twinkle of Main Street Restaurant‘s […]

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Experience the Best in Craft Beer and Delicious Food at Rip Van Winkle Restaurant and Brewery in Catskill, NY – Hudson Valley Style Magazine's Restaurant Reviews with Maxwell Alexander

Experience the Best in Craft Beer and Delicious Food at Rip Van Winkle Restaurant and Brewery in Catskill, NY

Rip Van Winkle Restaurant and Brewery in Catskill, NY is a must-visit destination for craft beer lovers. During my visit, I had the pleasure of trying some of their signature beers, and here are my top three: the Catskill Mountain Pale Ale, the IAO Bella Italian Pilsner, and the KaaterskillKrush N.E. IPA. Experience the […]

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From Peaks to Pints: A Skiing Adventure in Hudson Valley’s Snowy Paradise – Top 5 Ski Slopes

Winter in Upstate New York paints the Hudson Valley and Catskills in a breathtaking cloak of white, transforming them into playgrounds for snow-seekers. Skiers and snowboarders rejoice! This region boasts diverse terrain, charming towns, and a dose of après-ski magic, waiting to be discovered. From Peaks to Pints: A Skiing Adventure in Hudson Valley’s […]

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Lily's Steaks and Cocktails in Windham, NY - Where Catskills Magic Meets Culinary Delight – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Reviews with Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Lilly’s Steaks & Cocktails in Windham, NY – Where Catskills Magic Meets Culinary Delight

Oh, Lily’s, you had me at that “Fresh Classic Mojito.” As I embarked on my Catskill Mountains getaway, staying at the charming mountain cabin by Alluvion Vacations, little did I know that I’d stumble upon a dining experience that would perfectly complement the beauty of the Catskill Mountains landscape. Lilly’s Steaks and Cocktails in […]

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