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RECAP: The First-Ever Meet Market is a Success!

By at January 27, 2015 | 8:57 pm | 0 Comment

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Thanks to everyone that came out and joined us for the first edition of Big Gay Hudson Valley's new monthly pop-up gay bar series - The Meet Market - on Friday, January 23rd!   [metaslider id=13746]   We were thrilled to have more than 120 of you join the fun. Check out pictures from the night on BGHV's Facebook page. Have pictures of your own to

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Sneak Peek @ January’s Meet Market Specials: Mike Hamel & The Great Dane + Neo

By at January 20, 2015 | 1:26 pm | 0 Comment

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This Friday is opening night for The Meet Market - the first in our series of monthly pop-up gay bar nights.   Part lounge, part cabaret and part gay bar, we at Big Gay Hudson Valley are excited about this new chance for the community to connect in person while enjoying some locally sourced live entertainment. Dubbed our Daily Special, this month's entertainment

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The Meet Market: Open for Business in 2015

By at January 2, 2015 | 9:24 am | 0 Comment

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  Resolve to meet some new people this year.   A huge thanks to all of your for packing 2014 with so many awesome memories and experiences for the Hudson Valley LGBTQ community and our pals. The number one request we heard from y'all this year was for more social events that provide opportunities to meet new people. We hear you loud and clear, so

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Spread Some HUNG Holiday Cheer!

By at January 2, 2015 | 9:18 am | 0 Comment

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We are still glowing about what an amazing crowd we had for HUNG With Care this past Saturday night. You all were beyond incredible in giving our talented cast such a warm Poughkeepsie welcome. As we continue to scrub confetti and glitter from every corner of our existence, we wanted to take a minute to share with you some pictures from the event. Hop on over to

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Celebrate The Holiday in the Queen City

By at December 16, 2014 | 7:45 am | 0 Comment

[gallery ids="13484,13163,13564,12969,12934,12614,12613,13566"] Looking for a great getaway idea this holiday season? Consider a night out in the Queen City of the Hudson River Valley – Poughkeepsie, New York. Make the highlight of your evening joining Big Gay Hudson Valley for it’s annual holiday burlesque spectacular: HUNG With Care. Happening at the beautiful

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“Out on the Farm” is Mooooving to Sunday Oct. 5th

By at October 1, 2014 | 11:05 am | 0 Comment

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Adjust those calendars, everyone!   In light of inclement weather this coming Saturday, we're enacting the rain date option for this weekend's Out on the Farm and moving the party to Sunday Oct. 5th. We’ve still got an ‘udderly’ fabulous night in the works at one of the nation’s best new cheese makers and everyone is invited. Event Highlights

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HUNG With Care Returns: Saturday, December 20th

By at September 13, 2014 | 12:33 pm | 0 Comment

HUNG With Care Returns to Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 20th!

[caption id="attachment_13076" align="alignnone" width="540"] HUNG With Care Returns to Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 20th![/caption] Mark Your Calendars, Ladies & Gentlemen! HUNG With Care is coming back to Poughkeepsie for the 2014 Holiday Season! Two years ago more than 25o of you sold out the Cunneen-Hackett Center for the Performing the weekend before

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Madeleine Albright Leaves Her Mark on the Hudson Valley

By at September 6, 2014 | 6:30 am | 0 Comment

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This week was all about Madeleine Albright; with two events happening at the FDR Home and Library in Hyde Park, NY, the first female U.S. Secretary of State wanted us all to know that her impressive collection of pins indeed has a point. A major component of the diplomat's arsenal, Madam Secretary spoke with more than 200 guests  (and even made time to take an

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[Save the Date] BGHV Presents “Out on the Farm” on Saturday Oct. 4th

By at September 1, 2014 | 7:27 pm | 0 Comment

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One of the greatest parts about life in the Hudson Valley is the number of fabulous local farms we have right in our own backyard. We decided that it was just about time that we dedicate a night to spending some time "Out on the Farm".  While you're thinking about a fall get-a-way, make Out On The Farm the centerpiece of your weekend and think about visiting an

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Sun, Fun + A Cherry on Top: A Recap of BGHV’s Sundae Funday Pool Party

By at August 26, 2014 | 6:52 am | 0 Comment

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This past Sunday’s Sundae Funday Pool Party was a perfect way to round out the big gay summer season. More than 80 people joined us for a BYO afternoon in the water at the fabulous St. Hubert’s Lodge in Marlboro. The sun was shining and the vibe was chill thanks to the gifted hands of Superior Sounds mobile entertainment and DJ Booksmrt. Check out the

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At Big Gay Hudson Valley we believe that a community is only as strong as the sum of its parts, so we focus on local businesses and groups and encourage visitors to think local first whenever possible. Showcasing fresh, original items of interest to the LGBTQ community and its allies, the site spotlights the efforts of local grassroots organizations that promote the diversity of the region. In addition, Big Gay Hudson Valley hosts its own events and happenings to bring the region’s myriad organizations together.

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