Once the capital of New York State, Kingston is a vibrant city brimming with natural beauty and exciting new developments – it’s no wonder many New Yorkers are heading upstate. Bustling with small tech firms, eclectic stores, cafes and a lively arts scene, Kingston is lovingly dubbed “Little Brooklyn.”

This welcoming, walkable city – situated between the Catskill and Shawangunk mountain ranges and the Hudson River â€“  has something for everyone, from history buffs to outdoorsy types. You’ll find walking tours, live music, kayaking, hiking, shopping, festivals and more here.    

The distinctive neighborhoods of Kingston offer residents and visitors a vast selection of abodes –  from Victorian to contemporary homes. History…

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Stone Ridge is a charming historic hamlet filled with farm stands, inns, cafes, antique shops and of course, stunning stone houses. Our very own agents Maxine and Barbara live in Stone Ridge and share their top 10 reasons to live there.

  1. Tucked away, small, sophisticated town – a favorite weekender’s destination, a true gem! 
  2. Miles of hiking, kayaking and fishing on 3 rivers
  3. Surrounded by protected farmland, mountains, streams and thousands of forever wild acres.
  4. Farm fresh Brunch at the Roost http://www.theroostinstoneridge.com/
  5. Local events like the annual Stone Ridge Library Fair filled with books, plants, hand-crafted items, live music & mouth-watering food
  6. Shopping at The Lost & Found – for fab mid-century finds! 3955…

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This Saugerties NY property truly sparkles with a long private road surrounded by nearly 10 idyllic acres leading to a spacious cobblestone-fronted contemporary. It's a diamond in the rough, but so much potential!

And get this - not only will you have privacy, mountain views, and woods; you also have your very own deep pond stocked with Pickerel, Perch & small mouth Bass. Yes, you can fish from your backyard!

Inside find a spacious living room with beamed and vaulted ceiling, with a lovely floor to ceiling stone fireplace. A soaring wall of windows offers full views of the mountains & pond.

An open plan kitchen/dining/family room with a beamed, vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace and well-placed windows allowing for lots of…

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July 4th is just around the corner - what a great weekend to visit and experience the Hudson Valley. Between the flea markets and farmer’s markets, swimming holes and hiking trails, and of course, the BBQs and fireworks - you’ll get a good sense of what's like to live here. With that said, grilling and fourth of July go hand in hand; so gather round, turn up the tunes and let's start cooking. Here are a few inspiring recipes to kickstart your backyard bash. And don't forget to keep an eye out for the beauty of fireflies in July. 

For lighter fare - how about this Asian BBQ Salmon dish paired with a deliciously light Shaved Fennel Cucumber Salad. And for the more patriotic - if your family loves American fare on July 4th, how about upping your…

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