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 […]

Luxury Hudson Valley Villa for Sale: 19 Greentree Lane, Chester, NY 10918, Orange County

Luxury Hudson Valley Villa for Sale in Chester, NY

Welcome to The Hudson Villa where you can experience the true magic of the Hudson Valley! Inspired by the majestic Aspen Summits, The Hudson Villa is a sophisticated and luxurious retreat that merges absolute privacy, inspiring architecture, and a dreamy summer paradise. The moment you see the distinguished waterfalls, exceptional masonry, and the warm cedar finishes throughout, you will know you are home. The Hudson Villa is named after its historic origin. Created by the renowned architect Paul Rudolf, the estate is a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship featuring a private white-sand beach and a resort-like setting less than an […]

How to Set Up a Home Studio for Portrait Photos

How to Set Up a Home Studio for Portrait Photos

How to Set Up a Home Studio for Portrait Photos Interest in photography and creative businesses is at an all time high, with lots of outlets providing tips for budding professionals. In today’s climate, and the near future, many photographers are going to need to find new modes of operation, with many now bringing their work into their homes. When you create your own home studio there are certain aspects you need to consider. But as long as you have a sizeable space at home, you can easily set up your own home portrait studio. So, what are the most […]

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 […]

Finding Space Behind Closed Doors by Realtor Toni Perry

Finding Space Behind Closed Doors by Certified Professional Organizer/Realtor Toni Ann Perry

Finding Space Behind Closed Doors by Toni Ann Perry, Certified Professional Organizer & NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson For those of us who find we are out of space in our homes/apartments to put things, here is a solution that is accessible and easy.  Over-the-Door Shoe Organizers are ingenious for most everything other than shoes and they come in different options. I was tired of looking for gloves, mittens, hats, and scarves that I put in bins inside my coat closet.  I hung one of the shoe organizers on the inside of the closet door and filled the 24 compartments […]

The water is open: 5 tips to relax and recharge on a boat this summer

(BPT) – Looking to get away this summer while social distancing? With annual traditions such as camps and sporting events cancelled, the best way to seek relief and recharge with your loved ones may be to “Get On Board” for a summer on the water. Recent data suggests that interest in fishing and boating has grown amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent Harris poll, 1 in 5 Americans said they’re more likely to try these activities than they were prior to the pandemic. And among parents, the statistic is 1 in 4. Numerous marine dealers across the country […]

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 […]

Miranda Weinberger, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty - Hudson Valley's Best Realtors

Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Hudson Valley Home – Real Estate 101 with Miranda Weinberger

Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Hudson Valley Home by Miranda Weinberger, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty Selling a home doesn’t have to be a difficult situation. If you have a real estate agent, she’ll handle all the negotiating tactics and act as a buffer between seller and buyer. You’ll be ready to handle anything or discuss anything that might arise during the negotiation process. You have to start by knowing what it is that you want out of your home when it comes to the price and a real estate agent has the […]

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 […]