Hudson Valley Business

First Look at The Vinyl Room Bar and Record Store
A new craft beer bar and record store is about to open in the Village of Wappingers Falls and we have your very first look. Owner John Kihlmire says the Vinyl Room is unlike anything the Hudson Valley has ever seen. This one-of-a-kind store will allow its customers to spend your time flipping throug…
Wanna Feel Old? This Hudson Valley Landmark Is Now 30 Years Old
An anchor of the Hudson Valley community is celebrating its 30th birthday this weekend. Believe it or not, there was a time when the Poughkeepsie Galleria did not exist. Three decades ago the South Hills Mall reigned supreme. But in 1987 a fancy new mall was built right next door. Long time Hud…
Why Foursquare May Be Opening an Office in the Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie or Kingston is on the short list of new locations for the revolutionary app’s new engineering office. Seriously. Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley spoke with us about why he believes the Hudson Valley is the perfect place to open shop. According to the tech pioneer, there are …
Poughkeepsie Galleria Losing Another Store
Another chain is leaving the Poughkeepsie Galleria. Yet another shop will be vacant at the Poughkeepsie Galleria this year. In what seems like an endless list of retail stores that are shuttering their doors, Teavana is the latest company to go belly-up. A stroll through any of the local Hudson Vall…
Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Owner Dies Unexpectedly
The Hudson Valley has lost a beloved restaurant owner. Kenneth Hallett, the owner of Southside Restaurant and Cafe in Poughkeepsie, passed away on Wednesday. According to his family, Hallett died unexpectedly after a brief illness. Southside Restaurant and Cafe has been serving up legendar…
It’s 7-11, Where Can I Get My Free Slurpee?
You’re welcome for the reminder. Don’t worry, you  can thank me later. We all deserve a little treat on this hot and humid July day. Thank heaven! It’s that time of the year again where my favorite gas station chain gives away a free Slurpee to all who enter their gates. 7-…

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