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"Birding at Cary" Guided Walk Series Starts April 15

If you're a bird lover, this post is for you! The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook is teaming up with the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club to offer a series of three guided walks on the Institute's grounds. Birders of all skill levels will enjoy seeing and identifying our feathered friends in their natural habitat on April 15, May 27, and June 10.

Examining Subtle Factors in Home Value

When determining a home's market value, there are major characteristics that rightly command most of the attention; things such as square footage, neighborhood, and the number of bedrooms are both obvious in importance and easy to quantify. However, there are an almost innumerable amount of more subtle factors that also come into play, a fact examined in a recent study by real estate analytics company HouseCanary. They sought to determine the effect of 5 "hidden" characteristics on a home's value. These details might not always receive an obvious, or even conscious, emphasis, but they are nevertheless connected to the market value of the home. In fact, significant correlations not only exist for things like frontage length and backyard slope, but they also show distinct regional trends.

Celebrate Poughkeepsie on April 6 with Books & Brew

Everyone is looking forward to the return of First Friday Poughkeepsie in May, but it turns out that we won't have to wait quite that long to get a taste of this great local event! On Friday, April 6, First Friday will be holding a preview event called "Books & Brew – A Night Out in Poughkeepsie" with the Adriance Memorial Library as the featured location! Make sure you come out for a night of fun starting at 5 p.m. at the event's many participating venues.