OutHudson announces Pride Parade Grand Marshals and Complete Lineup at the 13th Annual OutHudson LGBTQ Pride Celebration June 1-5 in Hudson, NY

OutHudson announces Pride Parade Grand Marshals and Complete Lineup at the 13th Annual OutHudson LGBTQ Pride Celebration June 1-5 in Hudson, NY

Posted Posted in LGBTQI, Press Release, Racial Justice, Social Responsibility

Mayor of Hudson, NY Kamal Johnson was announced as co-Grand Marshal with OutHudson Executive Director Osun Zotique at “Out of this World” themed Pride Parade Saturday, June 4 Additional event programming announced includes a diverse roster of events supporting OutHudson’s mission of advancing visibility and improving the quality of life of local LGBTQIA+ and ally folx. The 2022 festivities return for the first time since the 2019 Pride Celebration. Hudson, NY; Monday, May 9, 2022: OutHudson, a 501(c)(3) organization, whose mission is to improve the quality of life and advance the visibility of LGBTQIA+ folx in and around Columbia County, today […]

O, or Osun (pronounced “ocean”) Zotique, as our nation’s first openly transgender non-binary congressional candidate, proudly announces the foundation of an exploratory committee for the United States Congressional seat of the 19th District of New York, launching May 18th, 2022.  

O (OSUN) ZOTIQUE for CONGRESS – Press Realease

Posted Posted in Community, Community Accountability, Press Release, Social Responsibility

O, or Osun (pronounced “ocean”) Zotique, as our nation’s first openly transgender non-binary congressional candidate, proudly announces the foundation of an exploratory committee for the United States Congressional seat of the 19th District of New York, launching May 18th, 2022.   HUDSON, NY | May 17, 2022 With a desire to move forward and honor the legacy of lieutenant governor and former congressman Antonio Delgado, Zotique aims to advance efforts regionally and nationally towards shattering glass ceilings and barriers to entry in political representation, particularly for young and queer leaders. Zotique’s entire career has been spent in the public eye, […]

4 ways to revamp your interior design with sustainable products

4 Ways to Revamp your Interior Design with Sustainable Products

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Interior Design, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content, Sustainability, Sustainable Design

4 ways to revamp your interior design with sustainable products (BPT) – Sustainability isn’t just a trend. According to a 2021 study of more than 10,000 people in 17 countries, 85% said they had changed their shopping habits to be more sustainable. Also, 34% of respondents said they were willing to pay more for sustainable products and services. The rising demand for sustainable products has shifted the focus of many industries, including the interior design sector. You may not associate sustainability with design, but these concepts aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, many sustainable home design products are artful and unique […]

The Future of the Electric Car is Not a Car – Meet ZOOX

The Future of the Electric Car is Not a Car – Meet ZOOX

Posted Posted in Community, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Environmental Justice, Health & Wellness, Public Health, Racial Justice, Responsibility, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, Technology, Transportation

The future of the electric car is not a car, it’s an app. The fact that electric cars are expensive to manufacture and maintain, and still have a limited range, has slowed their adoption by consumers who are accustomed to internal combustion engines. The Future of the Electric Car is Not a Car – Meet ZOOX – by Maxwell L. Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine But ZOOX Technologies has been able to design an electric car that eliminates all of these disadvantages while making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient than ever before. It’s time to rethink the […]

The Ugly Truth about Snake River Dam

The Ugly Truth about Snake River Dam

Posted Posted in Environment, Environmental Justice, Natural Beauty, Social Responsibility

Though many people think of the Snake River Dam as the lifeblood of America’s burgeoning agricultural industry, it’s actually one of the most dangerous and corrupt government projects in recent memory. The true story of this dam helps shed light on why it should be immediately removed from operation and scrapped altogether. Here are some ugly truths about the Snake River Dam that will show you why its time has come. The Ugly Truth about Snake River Dam – by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine What is the Snake River dam movement? The Snake River dam removal movement […]

Flexibility, Remote Work, and the Benefits of Hiring Millennials

Flexibility, Remote Work, and the Benefits of Hiring Millennials – Guide for Baby Boomers

Posted Posted in Health & Wellness, Labor Market, MIllennials, New York City, Pandemic, Public Health, Racial Justice, Social Responsibility, Wellness

If you’re like many business owners, millennials are a mystery to you. The generation that immediately followed your own (the baby boomers) is made up of very different workers who want very different things from their jobs than you and the people you grew up with did. If you haven’t hired millennials yet, it’s not too late to start! Below are the top benefits of hiring millennials and tips for keeping them happy in the workplace. Flexibility, Remote Work, and the Benefits of Hiring Millennials – By Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Flexibility For millennial workers who are […]

Climatologists Warn Doomsday Glacier Collapse Approaching

Climatologists Warn Doomsday Glacier Collapse Approaching – Hudson River Valley Communities Affected as Far as Albany

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Justice, Social Responsibility

Thousands of scientists have been studying the rapidly receding Ross Ice Shelf of Antarctica since it began retreating in the 1970s, but only recently have they sounded the alarm over its accelerated disintegration. With global temperatures climbing toward unprecedented levels and summertime meltwater rushing into the world’s oceans at alarming rates, climatologists are now predicting that within 30 years the Ross Ice Shelf will completely disappear due to what they are calling unprecedented climate change. While Thwaites glacier in West Antarctica containing enough ice to rise global sea levels by 10 feet is about to collapse within 5 to 10 […]

Sneak Peak of the September Issue ft. Dr. Z of the Hebe Med Spa

Sneak Peak of the September Issue ft. Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Medical Spa

Posted Posted in 2021, Hudson Valley Fashion, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander Photography, September Issue, Social Responsibility

We are thrilled about our biggest September Fashion Issue yet! This is just a glimpse of meaningful fashion trends this fall presented by Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Med Spa and featuring Fabled Scrubs and “just a few” other designer brands. Social responsibility goes a long way when it’s paired with style, comfort, and functionality, so we are excited to elaborate more on the topic this September. September 2021 Fashion Issue ft. Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Medical Spa – Model: Dr. Zainab Mogul Ashraf IG: @drzmogul, Makeup/hair: Tonya Carter Ayer IG: @tonyacarterayer , […]

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

Posted Posted in Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley News, LGBTQ, LGBTQ+, LGBTQI+, New York, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content

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 […]

Open Letter to Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Calling for Community Accountability

Open Letter to Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Calling for Community Accountability

Posted Posted in Community Accountability, LGBTQ, LGBTQI+, New York, Racial Justice, Responsibility, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content

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 […]

Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – Farmhouse for Sale in Upstate, NY

Hudson Valley Farmhouses for Sale – Your Dream Escape to Upstate, NY

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Best Hudson Valley Realtors, Exploring Hudson Valley, Farmhouse, Farmhouse for Sale in Hudson Valley, farmhouse for sale upstate ny, Farms for Sale in Upstate, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, Organic Living, Outdoor Living, Real Estate, Reclaimed, renovated farmhouses for sale in upstate ny, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content

In just a few recent years Hudson Valley has become one of the top destinations for real estate investors from all around the World. People are flocking to enjoy the opulent lifestyle that Hudson Valley has to offer and the real estate investment opportunities that come with it, whether they’re attracted by its antique farmhouses and breathtaking views, or newer developments yet so close to the New York City. Hudson Valley’s luxury real estate really offers you the best of both worlds – acres of picturesque land coupled with the perks of rich culture and metropolitan living. Hudson Valley style […]

How to Have a Holly, Jolly, Digital Holiday while Supporting Independent Artists

How to Have a Holly, Jolly, Digital Holiday while Supporting Independent Artists

Posted Posted in Happy Holidays, Holiday Gift Guide, Holidays, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content

In this time of social distancing, when you may not be able to gather together with family and friends during the holiday season, there are plenty of exciting, unique and downright delightful ways to keep everyone’s holiday spirits high. Consider exploring websites and digital platforms offering creative gifts, new ways to connect and one-of-a-kind greeting options that will put a smile on even the Grinchiest of faces. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Unique holiday greetings Tired of sending the same old holiday cards? Instead, why not create an amazing Christmas greeting video that you can send […]

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!

Posted Posted in Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley News, Hudson Valley Style, Innovation, Organic Living, Outdoor Living, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content

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 […]

Odiele Rose Serum - Product Review

Odiele Product Review. Rose Sérum

Posted Posted in Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Natural Beauty, Responsibility, Skincare, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, Wellness

For several years, I was continuously experiencing an issue with the skin on my face – dryness, and dullness. I thought, using a regular moisturizer would solve the problem – but it was not helping. Finally, I sought professional advice and quickly learned that my skin was severely dehydrated – the factor I was not familiar with before. That’s why I was very curious to try Rose Sérum by Odièle and see if it could help restore the hydration, energy, and elasticity of my skin. Odiele Product Review. Rose Sérumby Katya A Williams Rose Sérum is made of 600 Bulgarian […]

Support environment friendly business. Support local. Support each other.

Posted Posted in Environment, Fashion, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Innovation, Reclaimed, Responsibility, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content, Startups, Style, Sustainability, Sustainable Design

Crisis and shelter in place allowed many to reevaluate the past, contemplate the present, and wonder about the future. These critical times brought us all together by making us want to reach out to our loved ones and even reconnect with long lost friends across the world and realize how much we care about them and how happy they are to hear from us. By looking at the most recent satellite photos, we are also learning that we might not be the only ones who’s been using this time to reflect – our planet took a deep breath as well, […]

Thought, quarantine was a vacation? Things just got serious. Continuing the conversation on the spread of COVID-19 and what to do during these unprecedented times.

Thought, quarantine was a vacation? Things just got more serious…

Posted Posted in 2020, Coronavirus, Public Health, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content, Sustainability

To call it “strange” would be an understatement. Uncertainty and anxiety took over the globe and put the entire world on hold. Total absence of toilet paper, empty shelves in grocery stores, closure of all casinos on Las Vegas Strip, worldwide shortage of face masks and ventilators, stock market is the worst since the Great Depression, unemployment rate may soar to 30%, Olympic Games postponed for one year: Is it really happening? The Governor of New York signs an executive order to put the whole state on PAUSE, closing all nonessential offices effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22. COVID-19 […]