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14 Dec, 2012

New Paltz, Rosendale & High Falls

December 14th, 2012|Categories: City Guides|Tags: , , , |

For the most part gay life here has been quiet and understated; but the historic 2004 New Paltz weddings changed everything, creating a cultural seismic shift that brought the LGBT community out of the shadows and into the light throughout the region. The gay weddings, which commanded international attention, set off a chain reaction of [...]

22 Mar, 2011

Spruce Design + Decor

March 22nd, 2011|Categories: Entertainment & Creative, Home, Local Services, Shop|Tags: , , |

Spruce Design + Decor, founded in 2003 by John Krenek and Jamie Niblock, represents an unexpected blend of 20th Century furnishings, art, lighting and decorative objects.  The eclectic mix includes an ever-changing vintage selection by both American and European mid-century masters, along with many hand selected pieces that simply have incredible style.  The shop is [...]

18 Nov, 2009

BGHV Weekend, Nov 19th: Nunsense, Art Exhibition Sale & Finding the Perfect Turkey Day Wine

November 18th, 2009|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another edition of BGHV Weekend! As the holidays approach, it seems gay life in the Valley seems to quiet down a bit. As you might notice, the listings are a little lighter than normal this week. That said, if you have something to share with the community, please let us know and we'll [...]

12 Nov, 2009

BGHV Weekend, Nov 12th: “Spruce” Up Your Home, Erotic Art Opening & Gay Games 101

November 12th, 2009|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another edition of BGHV Weekend! Thank you to everyone that showed up for our candlelight vigil and rally in New Paltz last Sunday night – with more than 150 of you and our allies there for the event – we put on quite a show of support for Marriage Equality! With stories running [...]

14 Oct, 2009

BGHV Weekend, October 15th; Canned Ham, AIDS Walk, and Isis’s “Horror Queen”

October 14th, 2009|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to what looks like the peak leaf-peeper weekend here in the Hudson Valley for the Fall of 2009! With the Hudson Valley AIDS Walk happening in Poughkeepsie's Waryas Park on Saturday morning, there are a tremendous amount of events which are working to support the event taking place this weekend. First; on Friday night at 8pm, BGHV [...]

1 Oct, 2009

BGHV Weekend, October 1st: Walkway Festivities, Highland HudsonFest & Dutch House Tours

October 1st, 2009|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

______________________________________ Want to get your weekly dose of big gay fun delivered right to your inbox?  Sign up for our BGHV Weekend mailing list. _____________________________________ Fall has officially arrive here in the Hudson Valley, and to celebrate the both it and the Quadricentenial, the Hudson Valley is pulling out all the stops this weekend with the [...]

13 May, 2009

BGHV Weekend, May 13th: Bawdy Burlesque, Culinary Demos, and Salsa & Swing Lessons!

May 13th, 2009|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Yes, it's been an exciting week here in the Empire State! Last night the New York State Assembly passed the Marriage Equality Amendment, and now it's off the New York Senate. According to New York State Senate Majority Leader, Malcolm Smith, the bill does not have the 32 votes necessary for passage - so now [...]

30 Apr, 2009

BGHV Weekend: Wine Tasting, Sound of Music, and Your “First” Time

April 30th, 2009|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hey Everyone! It's been a busy political week (or shall I say month, for that matter).  As measures to adopt gay marriage moved forward in New Hampshire and Maine, New York also continues to push forward.  Just two days after 2,000 LGBT New Yorkers and our allies went to Albany to show the power of [...]