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...]

New Jazz Radio Station On the Air

In our Middletown area you're going to find this new station right down at the beginning of the FM radio dial at 88.1.   It has great call letters for its jazz music format, WJZZ. In other areas of the Hudson Valley from Ulster, Dutchess, Southern Orange and Pike … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

A Holiday Treat this weekend at SUNY Orange in Middletown

Have you been saying I can't believe the holidays are already here, this will help put you in that holiday frame of mind. This weekend you'll be able to enjoy some very creative and beautiful holiday decorating at the college's Morrison Hall.   It's an open house, … [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...]