Comments from Parade Route as Middletown’s Fire Parade is Now Once Every 3 Years

It won’t be until 2020 that Middletown’s Fire Department steps off for another parade.  We were at the 126th Parade on Saturday September 9, 2017 and made a video getting comments from people along the parade route on how they feel about it no longer being an annual … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day

Always in favor of homemade gifts I asked my daughter to write her first article for MiddletownlivingMagazine.com about Mother's Day and here's what she had to say... "To me Mother's Day is about celebrating my mom and everything that she does for me. She taught … [Read more...]

Touring the Old State Phych Center

If you grew up around Middletown, NY then you probably knew someone who worked up at the State Hospital. Its lovely campus of old growth trees and sprawling lawns is located in west end of the city off of Monhagen Avenue.  The architecture is reminiscent to a time when … [Read more...]

Zoila’s Bistro

Just a bit back I had the opportunity to go to Zoila's Bistro, New York 302, Circleville, NY.  A Latin restaurant tucked away in a little strip center behind the deli right at the junction of Route 302 and Goshen Turnpike. I'll admit the decor wasn't my style but … [Read more...]

Downtown Bagel, Where the Paleo Diet (Caveman Diet) Went to Die

I'm hoping heaven smells as delicious as the aroma at Downtown Bagel in Middletown. The fantastic combo of yeast and garlic; bacon and onions; oh it's terrific.  My days in California were spent craving and missing these round pieces of perfection.   My parents … [Read more...]

Yumm Garlic and the Polar Vortex — One way to survive the cold in Middletown

It's post New Years and everybody is kicking off their good healthy habits; working out and eating clean.   Seriously you gotta cheat every now and again.   If your going to cheat it might as well be during this Polar Vortex that's so freaking cold all you want to do is … [Read more...]

What’s the Best Diner in Middletown?

What's the best Diner in town??   I guess it depends what you're hungry for. The appeal of breakfast at any hour is so comforting as is the melty cheese layers of tomorrow's regret spread across crispy golden fries that are dunked in gravy glory.   Not every place in … [Read more...]

Jazz Salon and Aveda Day Spa in Downtown

Tis the season for up dos and fancy blow outs, special make up and glittery polish. Tis also the season for Christmas shopping and stress. Getting the perfect gift can be a terrible task but have you ever met anyone that would say, "I really hate that Massage I got … [Read more...]

Magical Christmas Shopping Downtown Middletown

Have you peered in the windows of the downtown Middletown shops, restaurants and stores? Beautiful hardwood floors; brick interior walls; superior high ceilings;  the history; the beauty; just waiting to be discovered. Especially at Christmas something about the … [Read more...]

Giving to Christian at Christmas

Christian is a young boy from Walden who is battling leukemia.  This Saturday night December 7th there will a Zumbathon at Studio Ayo Fitness to raise money for Christian and his family. Christian was brought to the attention of Studio Ayo owners, Demola and Rosalyn … [Read more...]