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The Brooklyn Paper
Back to Basis: Red Hookers are wary of a charter school company's plans to open a private school on Columbia Street.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Village Voice
Inside NYC's Burgeoning Folk Scene
On an unusually warm Wednesday night in November, small groups of people stand at the entrance of the Jalopy Theatre in Red Hook - familiar faces of the combination theater, music school, guitar shop, and bar, like co-owner Geoff Wiley and Bob Dylan aficionado Wyndham Baird.
Petition Asks Red Hook's CB6 to Delay Decision on Pricey Private School
Basis Independent Brooklyn - a 1,000-seat school that plans to open next fall and will charge $23,500 in tuition with no scholarships for local kids in its first year - is seeking a special zoning permit to build the school at 556 Columbia St., a site that is not currently zoned for school use.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Police respond to accident on Route 9G in Hyde Park
The route has been reopened after investigators closed it to try to determine the exact cause of the crash, Hyde Park police.
Ice, freezing rain making morning commute tough; many area schools delay 2 hours
Roads are still slick from melting ice that accumulated overnight, but forecasters say they expect the precipitation to be mostly rain this afternoon.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Blazing a Lumpia Trail: Filipino Cuisine Finds a Foothold in New York
Keen observers of culinary trends might have noticed the signs: the photos of sizzling sisig showing up in Instagram feeds; the 2012 declaration from Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern that Filipino food is "the next big thing"; the Smorgasburg stands and underground-supper-club dinners serving cuisine from the Philippines.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New York Magazine
New York's Once-and-Again Top CopDe Blasio is showing off his...
After all that talk about Sandinistas, Bill de Blasio may turn out to be a closet conservative.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Banksy's Better Out Than In Work Is Guarded and for Sale at Art Miami
"Make me an offer," a rep from the Keszler Gallery tells ANIMAL by the chiseled out chunk of wall bearing Banksy's helium balloon stencil , OMAR's obnoxious tag and other embellishments.
The Village Voice
Five Spots to Celebrate Repeal Day and Repeal Day Eve
The time has come again to celebrate your imbibing ancestors who fought for your right to party.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Sheriff's deputy, Red Hook firefighter rescue man from building
The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office says a deputy and a Red Hook firefighter rescued a man with a disability from his burning residence this weekend.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
New York Post
Off the wall: The fates of Banksy's Big Apple artworks
Nearly a month after Banksy's "residency" in New York, his surviving works have met drastically different fates - and all have spiked in value.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Local Thanksgiving Day events
There will be a 5K and 2-mile fun run. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with races at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 for 5K event and $15 for fun run.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Local Thanksgiving events
845-876-447. Wednesday The New Beginnings Church, 35 DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie, will host a Thanksgiving eve praise service 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Poughkeepsie jumps to Section 9
Poughkeepsie High School's new home for sports is Section 9. The athletic teams at the city's high school will begin competing in Section 9 and its Mid-Hudson Athletic League in 2014-15 after the Section 9 Athletic Council approved the Pioneers' entry into its ranks unanimously 15-0 on Tuesday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Brooklyn Inc
A Visit to Phil's Crummy Corner
Late on Saturday night, I crossed the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on foot from Red Hook onto what seemed to be a quiet street in the Columbia Street Waterfront District.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Brooklyn Paper
Mean Streets: Signed up! Pedestrian safety protesters pepper Prospect ...
Prospect Park Test: Protesters affixed simulation speed limit signs reading "20 is Plenty" along the length of Prospect Park West on Nov. 23. A crew of road safety activists sick of waiting for the city to lower speed limits took matters into their own hands on Saturday night, erecting faux 20-mile-per-hour speed limit signs on Prospect Park West, ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Rhinebeck Lions to deliver Thanksgiving meals; information on Ulster nursing program
Patients who donate three nonperishable food items will receive a 50 percent discount on services rendered that day.
More governments plan to break tax cap
Twenty-six percent of local governments have indicated plans to override the property-tax cap in 2014, slightly outpacing the rate over the past two years.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
In brief: Fishkill police seek witnesses in Friendly's armed robbery
A night manager at Friendly's told police two men wearing dark clothing approached him in the parking lot after he had closed for the night, brandished a handgun, and forced him back into the restaurant to retrieve money from the safe, state police said.