Bolger’s World

Two by Two Zoo Comes to Mix 977 Morning Show
The Two by Two Zoo stopped by the radio station the other morning and they brought a bunch of their favorite wild friends along for the visit. The Two by Two Zoo is based out of Pleasant Valley and they travel all over the place to bring wild animals to the public. It’s most likely […]
Bolger Gets Fashion Advice from Emerson Before Tonight’s Party
The day has finally arrived and we are very excited about the “Little Black Dress Party” tonight at Villa Borghese. I know you will find this surprising, but some of us guys need a little advice when it comes to fashion. The Little Black Dress Party will be an elegant, high end cocktai…
FDR Linked to Abandoned Poughkeepsie Building
An abandoned brick tower overlooking the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie has an interesting past, including ties to Franklin D. Roosevelt. I drive south on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie at least 6 days a week and for years I have been intrigued with this brick tower near Central Hudson. It has been abandoned…
Wandering the Sculpture Fields at OMI
The Fields Sculpture Park at OMI International Arts Center in Columbia County will have you questioning your perspective on what is art. That is exactly what should happen. I took a visit to the “fields” at OMI in the Town of Ghent, about 75 minutes north of Poughkeepsie driving up Rou…
When You Burn Dinner in the Crock Pot…
If there is one way I love to make food, it’s in the crock pot. I made Mississippi Pot Roast because it’s one of the easiest and tastiest meals you will ever have. There was just one problem. Mississippi Pot Roast is such an easy meal there is no way to screw it up, but I [……
Tinted Windows and Teddy Bears Illegal in New York State?
The “tinted window” law went into effect in NYS at the beginning of the year and I still see a lot of cars that look like they will fail inspection. What about other things that obstruct the view? According to the the Department of Motor Vehicles, the law is pretty clear when it comes …
Snow Melt and Rain Have Wappinger Falls Roaring
The massive amount of snow we just had, plus lots of rainfall, is adding to the loud roar of the Wappinger Falls. We will have some more rain this week and there is still snow melting from the last big storm. The Wappinger Creek is running at a very high level. We are not at […]
What’s Up With Abandoned Mercury Grand Hotel?
The Mercury Grand Hotel in Poughkeepsie has been going through some sort of transformation, but what exactly is going on there? The Mercury Grand Hotel sits vacant on the busiest road in Dutchess County. There was a time not long ago when this place was always full. Times do change and new lodging h…
Crown Maple Syrup and the Tiny Clothespin?
Forget what you have heard about Vermont Maple Syrup, the stuff made by Crown Maple here in the Hudson Valley is the best you will ever taste. Not only that, but the place has some really tiny clothespins. One of the great things about working at a radio station is that local businesses come by [[&#x…
The Rhinecliff ‘Snow Train’ Not First to Blast The White Stuff
The video of the Amtrak train covering commuters with snow has gone viral and it is something you can watch over and over again. But this train is not the first to blast through a big pile of white stuff. What really makes the video from Rhinecliff so spectacular is that we get to watch what [&…

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