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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Paddy on the River

It's always fun to show a little Irish spirit for St. Patrick's Day, but first you'll need to find a great party to do it at! Luckily, Poughkeepsie has got you covered with Paddy on the River, an amazing event happening Saturday, March 9th at Waryas Park. Featuring Irish food, vendors, music, beer, and more, this event is sure to be a hit. It might be a week early, but that just means you get an extra weekend to celebrate!

Buyers Should Have an Easier Time in 2019

For the last several years, prospective home buyers in most areas of the country have had to face conditions that aren't exactly ideal. Rapid price growth, low housing inventory, and fierce competition among buyers have resulted in conditions that can only be described as a strong seller's market. However, if you have been holding out on buying a home, then there is some evidence that the winds could be shifting in your favor. Keep reading to learn why 2019 might offer some relief for home buyers.

Buying an Older Home? Be Aware of These Potential Issues

Are you considering buying an older home? Don't let the title dissuade you! Older homes often contain craftsmanship, architecture, and character that simply cannot be matched by a newer build. However, before you make your final decision, you should be particularly vigilant for certain issues that are more common among homes built many decades ago. Real estate news and information website RISMedia recently wrote about the specific items on which you should focus extra attention during the inspection process. Performing your due diligence before you sign off on the sale ensures that there are no (or at least not as many) costly surprises waiting for you after you move in!

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Poughkeepsie!

Valentine's Day will be here in just a couple of weeks, so now's the time to make romantic plans with your loved one! Of course, there's no better place to spend an evening than Poughkeepsie, which will be loaded with special Valentine's Day events both on and before the big day. Keep reading to learn about a few of the lovely options available for you and your special someone. 

As you probably know, Valentine's Day is on a Thursday this year, which means that many people will want to celebrate on the weekend before February 14th. Luckily, there are some great events happening Saturday, February 9th and Sunday, February 10th for you!

Pros Say These Are the Top Landscaping Trends of 2019

As it does each year, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has announced its official predictions for the top landscaping trends for 2019. The NALP draws upon the experience and expertise of the industry’s 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation, and tree care professionals in order to arrive at just five design trends which will most influence the outdoor spaces of homes across America during the upcoming year. Keep reading to learn which colors, materials, and design elements they expect to surge in popularity!

Curse-A-Blanca Murder Mystery at Clove Creek Dinner Theater

When's the last time you went out for a live performance? If you're not sure, then it's probably been too long! Luckily, there's never any shortage of entertaining events occurring all around the Mid-Hudson Valley! For instance, you can enjoy an unforgettable evening of gourmet food and amazing theatrics at Clove Creek Dinner Theater in Fishkill. One of their exciting upcoming shows is "Curse-A-Blanca", a thrilling murder mystery happening February 2!