Road to the Stormville Flea Market

Since 1971, The Stormville Flea has been a go-to for treasure hunters. But is it worth the digging?

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Cupping at Tao Foot Spa in Fishkill, NY

You may not know what cupping is but you’ve probably seen it if you caught the 2016 Summer Olympics and saw Michael Phelps show up with a bunch of circular looking hickies on his back. The bruise-like marks may seem gnarly but they’re actually quite painless and the result of a traditional Chinese Medicine practice.…

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Accessible Healing at Hudson Valley Community Acupuncture

For a long time, acupuncture has been a luxury that only the affluent could afford but practitioners like Evan Schwartz, L.Ac. are changing that. His facility Hudson Valley Community Acupuncture is part of a national growing wellness model aimed at providing quality care for a fraction of the price. It accomplishes this by offering personalized…

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Master of Suds: High Street Soap

If you’ve come across a raven haired beauty in the isles of CVS sniffing various products, you may have spotted Ardis Thompson, the Maker and Founder behind High Street Soap. Handcrafted and made in small batches, her soaps feature essential oils and locally sourced ingredients like honey and goats milk. Gentle on skin and delectably…

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Cycle, Barre and Sculpt at On The Fly in Cold Spring

There’s one local gym that knows the power of the personal touch and it’s On The Fly. Located in Cold Spring, New York, they specialize in barre, cycling, and sculpting classes, all in a boutique atmosphere. If you’re tired of big name gyms or craving a more specialized sweat session, pay them a visit. The…

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Going Places with Innate Movement Parkour, Kingston

Author: Holly J Coley Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce the premiere parkour gym of the Hudson Valley, Innate Movement Parkour. Located at The Shirt Factory in Kingston, NY, its opening is one more piece of proof that our area is growing mightier by the day. If your only knowledge of parkour is what…

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Bottega Organica, Hudson

Natural skincare doesn’t have to be all DIY yogurt masks and coconut oil.  Sometimes it can be luxurious and even more effective than its chemical laden counterparts. Take the products from Bottega Organica, the organic skincare brand that blends the power of mother nature with science. With ingredients harvested and naturally processed at farms in…

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Blessed Brewery, Beacon

Before you reach for that cola, consider trying something naturally energizing. The kombucha from Blessed Brewery is what we jones for, even when we’re not fighting the dreaded afternoon slump. Ever since we started following the brand on Instagram we’ve been dying to get our hands on the stuff and when we did, we weren’t…

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Cleaning Up with Michelle Boyle, Founder of Tidy Thyme

There’s something about the New Year that makes us want to organize and start fresh. Many wait for spring to give their home a good cleaning but we’re not big fans of waiting. Cleaning is good for you. In 2013, The Huffington Post published an article detailing a study  showing those who had neat homes…

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A Look Behind Holistic Skincare Brand, Mira’s Naturals

Mira’s Naturals creators, Mike and Meghann Reimondo, are a lot like bees but I’m not sure if they know this. I don’t even know when I first meet them and I’ve been researching the pair for two weeks. Here’s what I do know: For a new company (they’ve been operational since 2014), they’re doing very…

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