Tag Archive: Hudson Valley

1905 ELECTRIC PARK – Kinderhook Lake

Photos and story excerpted from Lost Amusement Parks of the Hudson Valley by Wesley Gottlock and Barbara H. Gottlock In the October issue of Boating on the Hudson and Beyond we highlighted the rise and fall of… Continue reading

INDIAN POINT AMUSEMENT PARK by Wesley Gottlock and Barbara H. Gottlock

Excerpted from “Lost Amusement Parks of the Hudson Valley” Around the turn of the twentieth century, the Hudson Valley was undergoing dramatic changes largely fueled by New York City’s burgeoning population. Fewer residents… Continue reading

No One On The River? Get Out And Go!

Pain At The Dock by Dave Weakley

Dr Gel, “I’m looking into purchasing a 1987 Hobie 16. During the inspection, I noticed that the starboard deck is completely soft from just forward of the front pylon to pretty much the… Continue reading

Anchor Your Portfolio with Index Funds by Art Stahl

The anchors you carry on your boat are not complicated or high tech devices, but you wouldn’t leave the dock without them; they can hold your boat in place when you’re not driving,… Continue reading

Now That I Have It, What The #U@% Should I Do With It??? – Ivey’s In My Kitchen

I just know you’ve gotta be asking yourself that too, right? Summer is ending and I am totally overwhelmed, I’ve got so many tomatoes and cucumbers left, my garden looks like a men’s lockeroom. It’s my fault, I planted… Continue reading

HVMTA Newburgh In-Water Boat Show STARTS TODAY!

HVMTA Newburgh In-Water Boat Show STARTS TODAY!!  Friday, June 22th 12:00PM – 6:00PM Saturday, June 23th 10:00AM – 6:00PM Sunday, June 24th 10:00AM – 5:00PM Check out this sneak peak as the vendors… Continue reading

Eggs For Moose – Ivey’s In My Kitchen

“I have a friend, her name is Moose. Technically now, it’s Mimi. But back in the day, when I was a 13 yr old juvenille delinquent hanging out at REC, when I met… Continue reading

No Reservations… Needed – In Case You Missed It – Anthony Bourdain From The Travel Channel Visits The Hudson Valley

Anthony Bourdain from the Travel Channels series No Reservations filmed an episode in and about the Hudson Valley.  Below is the first 15 minutes of the episode where our publisher, John Vargo, makes… Continue reading

Mohawk River Waterfront Development in Halfmoon, NY

On April 4 The Town Board of Halfmoon, NY, in Saratoga County approved a Planned Development District for the Halfmoon Village and Yacht Club, a proposed 244-unit condominium development with a 75 slip… Continue reading

Heavenly Hudson Valley Striped Bass “En Papillote” – Ivey’s In My Kitchen

“No, I do not expect you to know how to pronounce it, hell, I can’t even pronounce it. But I sure can cook it, and so will you after your done reading this… Continue reading

OpSail 2012 – Haggerty At Large by Betsy Frawley Haggerty

  “If you are a fan of tall sailing ships and naval warships then Wednesday, May 23, would be a good day to play hooky from work or school. Remember OpSail—the spectacular tall… Continue reading

A Hudson Valley Life Well Lived Marie Louise “Risi” Saunders by Andrew Revkin

“The Hudson River Valley and town of Philipstown have lost a cherished presence with the passing of Marie Louise “Risi” Saunders. Born November 10, 1915, in New York City, Risi died in her… Continue reading

See The 1st Jet-Ski Run of 2012! (Video)

A Heartfelt Plea By Ivey Levy (Article from the May 2012 Issue)

” I’m writing this to you, my Boating on the Hudson Readers through tears. I’m in the closest thing to agony that I have felt as an adult and I’m afraid that if… Continue reading

AMBROSE LIGHTSHIP BACK AT THE SOUTHSTREET SEAPORT by Jeff Sublett (Article from the May 2012 Issue)

“She’s back! The big bright red call for attention that is the Ambrose Lightship.  Only this time it’s a call to participate in living history at the South Street Seaport Museum and not… Continue reading

Papa Can You Fix It? by Dave Weakley, a.k.a “Dr Gel” (Article from the May 2012 Issue)

“On Sunday August 28th 2011 sometime between 5:30 – 6 PM the swift and powerful creek waters tore the boat from its mooring and swept it out onto to the Hudson River. It… Continue reading

More Than 100 Sea Tow Automated Radio Check Stations Now Operational (Article from the May 2012 Issue)

“Sea Tow announces that the number of stations transmitting its free Automated Radio Check service in coastal and inland boating areas across the U.S. has broken 100. Today, there are 107 Automated Radio… Continue reading

Jet Ski Fun-Runs by Lex Filipowski (Article from the May 2012 Issue)

“Hello Everyone! This is Lex, Your Fearless Jet-Ski Fun-Run Organizer! “It’s Spring and ‘Tis the season to “Springerize” our PWC’s, start our jet-ski engines and enjoy great fun on the Hudson River for… Continue reading

Interview with John Laforge Who Caught A 39lb Striped Bass At The $100,000 Striped Bass Derby

Lex interviews John Laforge at the HVMTA Haverstraw Boat Show, who caught a 39lb Striped Bass during the $100,000 Striped Bass Derby (see video below).  The HVMTA Haverstraw Boat Show and $100,000 Striped… Continue reading