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Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory is National Historic Landmark

The former "Underwear Factory," a national historic landmark, is going to be renovated as part of a community development project.  According to a report in Midhudsonnews.com  the $5 million project aims to help revitalize the city.

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Andrew Burton/gettyimages
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If You Love Great Food – Don’t Miss the Greek Festival

Today through Sunday it's the 35th annual Greek Festival in Poughkeepsie.  The weather will be nice this weekend, but everything is under the big tent!  I mean this as a compliment.  I think the Greeks invented Line Dancing :)

 

 

 

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(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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When To Begin Paying Poughkeepsie Parking Meters

As of Tuesday June 10th, it's going to cost you.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
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Happy 50th to the IBM Mainframe

The world is more connected than ever before. One of the main reasons for that is IBM right here in Poughkeesie. This is the 50th anniversary of the mainframe computer! You couldn't make it through a day without interacting with a mainframe

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Is Poughkeepsie One of America’s Most Miserable Places to Live?

Gallup has released their annual Well Being Index, ranking America's happiest and least happiest metro areas, and the results for some of us in The Hudson Valley aren't so great.

The Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown metro area ranked #160 out of the 189 metro areas in the US who were surveyed, making it #29 on the most miserable cities list. Some of the factors included overall health, work environments, and access to basic necessities.

Gallup has noted three major downward trends nationwide

 

  • A decrease
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Do You know about this?

 

I realize this has been out for a while, but I don't know anything about it.  I was searching Youtube to see if anyone had done a local version of the song "Happy"  and this popped up.  The production on this video has me intrigued about these books with Poughkeepsie in the title.  T

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- Mark Bolger
- Mark Bolger
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Toys R Everest

I know the last thing you want to read about is SNOW, but this is the biggest pile of snow I have ever seen in a parking lot!  It's at the Toys R Us in Poughkeepsie.  The pile is higher than the store!  Sure some Dad's take their kids to Disney's Space Mountain

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Children’s Home Cocktail Concert

This weekend the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie is hosting a great event at the Villa Borghese.  It's the "Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert" featuring Giada Valenti.  It's Saturday the 8th from 6-9pm

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You know you’re from the Hudson Valley when…

You know you’re from The Hudson Valley when…

You’ve heard of the legend of Onion Town.

Someone tells you to take the Arterial and you know exactly what they mean.

You've tubed the Esopus.

The Thru

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Whale in Poughkeepsie?

I took this picture of a beached stuffed Whale on the side of the road near the Galleria in Poughkeepsie last week.  It was there for hours and then someone must have rescued it.  This is the only kind of whale that should make it to dry land

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