Perfect 1890’s Victorian Home

When you make a mind's eye picture of the perfect 1890's Victorian Style Home this one could easily come into view. Those hundreds of little panes of glass that line the enclosed wrap around porch and the conservatory style sunroom put you into that grand style of that … [Read more...]

Middletown’s 155th Fire Department Parade

The gray skies and rain cleared letting the participants in the 155th Middletown Fire Department Parade put on happy faces for what turned out to be a very successful event. All eyes were on the 5th Division in the Parade.   The Marshall for the Division being … [Read more...]

Flags for July 4th on Independence Ave

This is a big shout out to all our friends and neighbors in the Independence Avenue area of Middletown who may be wondering how all the flags appear, lining the street each July 4th. Check out this video and see who's been putting out the flags and having a great … [Read more...]

What does the return of Beer Brewing mean to Middletown,NY?

I can envision a whole new go-to neighborhood springing up near the brewery with specialty restaurants, some very cool apartments in those huge nearby old industrial buildings, lots of people coming out enjoying the area as it will be the hub of the new rail trail … [Read more...]

400 Adults and Children Attend Community Fund Raiser

Two long time Middletown organizations were very gratified with the public turnout for their latest fund raising effort for a community service.    With the temperature getting up into the high 40’s this past Saturday afternoon everyone seemed in a good mood as they … [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...]

Something Special in a Land of Bi-Levels

Are you a buyer who thinks that once you've seen one bi-level you've seen them all?  Then you’d better check out this post.  It’s about a house on the outskirts of Scotchtown. If there ever was a land of bi-levels Scotchtown would be it. People driving around … [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...]

Walkway Over The Hudson –nice even in the winter.

If you're getting a little house or office bound and a nice day comes our way think about making a trip to the Walkway Over The Hudson.   It's less than an hour trip from the Middletown area.   You'll be treated to a relatively easy walk out onto the more than century … [Read more...]

A Middletown Apartment Landmark Reopens It’s Doors.

Right over the front door is the name of the building.   It is Gregorian. Sounds historic.  Tracing the origin of the name back to the 1500’s and the first popes named Gregory. I was looking up the history of the building and found ads on line from 100 years ago … [Read more...]