Local resources and transportation

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Useful links to live traffic, transportation. Parks guides and links to the official New York State websites for counties, cities, towns and villages. Hudson Valley NY Live traffic, Hudson Valley NY transportation, Hudson Valley NY parks and links to counties, cities, towns and villages

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Wineries, farm fresh produce and attractions

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The Hudson Valley, located just north of New York City and extending almost to Albany, has been a choice destination for tours, museums, performing arts, historic sites and and wineries. Its all here including a 5 Star Hotel and an Airport! – And just like the Loire Valley, we have wineries, vineyards, farms, fresh produce and rolling green hills and a river to transports the goods from the inland ports out to the New York Harbor.

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An Itinerary for wine, food and wellness

Linda Pierro – Hudson Valley Wine Publisher

A Hudson Valley Itinerary – Fresh Food at the Source, The Wine Trail, Wellness Treatments and The Culinary Institute of America. Pick and choose from this itinerary according to your taste and schedule. You might want to spend an hour or an entire day exploring some of these gems. With farm fresh foods and restaurants that feature some of the world’s best chefs, you’ll definitely eat well on this trip.

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New York City's biggest street event

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The mega street event of the year on the streets of historic Little Italy, first home in America for hundreds of thousands of immigrants. The event features live musical entertainment, street food, “al fresco dining” and this the place to get some of the most unique kitchen gadgetry, inclusive of pasta machines and expresso making machines from the traditional Napoletana, to the Moka all the way to the modern pod machines. Dion will be Grand Marshal of the Grand Procession on Saturday, September 14, at 2 PM. Dion’s work incorporates elements of doo-wop, pop oldies music, rock, R&B and, the blues. As the most popular rock and roll performers of the Pre-British Invasion era, he’s had more than a bakers dozen top hits in the late 1950’s and early 60’s. He is best remembered for the 1961 singles, “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer”, written with Ernie Maresca.

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The Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse

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Like all lighthouses on the Hudson, the 1883 Lighthouse at Sleepy Hollow was designed as a “family station,” as the keeper and his family lived in the five-story structure year-round. Tarrytown Light, also known as Kingsland Point Light and Sleep Hollow Light is a sparkplug lighthouse that is part of a County Park for Westchester County, New York. It is open to the public. The lighthouse is open for group tours by appointment only. There is a fee of $150 for a group of up to 25 people. The program lasts approximately 50 minutes.

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Lighthouses on the Hudson

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From the moment of Hendrik Hudson’s trip up the mighty river until today, the Hudson River is one of the most important commercial and recreational rivers in America. Hundreds of cargo ships ply its waters and thousands of pleasure boats skip along its waves. The majestic Hudson transports the goods of America from the inland ports out to the greatest deep water port in the country, New York Harbor.

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Salina – the greenest of the Aeolians

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In the center of the Aeolian archipelago, the twenty-seven kilometers of islands lying north of Sicily, is Salina. It seems protected by the other islands: Vulcano and Lipari are in front, Panarea and Stromboli lie on the right, Filicudi and Alicudi to the left. Didyme is Salina’s name in ancient Greek – twin mountains. It is the greenest of the Aeolians, and has two of the three highest elevations in the group. Made up of three municipalities (comuni), its important agricultural resources turn out excellent products, unique in Italy’s gastronomic panorama. Capers and malvasia are two of the items from a lush countryside where the soil is composed of layers of soil formed in ancient volcanic eruptions.

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An oasis for the food lover in you

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The personalized service makes shopping at Tarry Market a pleasant activity rather than just another chore. Go when you have enough time available to enjoy the experience because here the shopkeepers are always ready to pamper you. As you enter you are welcome by a fully equipped espresso bar: The “Tarry Café”, a mini bistro where besides coffee or cappuccino, you may enjoy a gelato, pastry or choose from a selection of ready to eat panini sandwiches.

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Dining al fresco in New York City

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New York City has some of the best Al fresco dining spots in America. Besides the many Restaurants offering sidewalk dining, made popular in Little Italy, New York City offers some incredible outdoor dining spots like rooftops, terraces and patios as well as romantic garden dining to enrich your dining experience and feed your fantasy.

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A fantasy landscape

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At Fattoria del Colle in Trequanda the view from the swimming pools opens up over the Sienese hills. The cypresses are he same color as black cabbage and here and there the small houses made of red brick and stone accent the view.

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