Meet Kevin, an ambassador of his native Newburgh. Step inside his Newburgh, New York state of mind.
The best resources for learning about Newburgh
(website), Newburgh Restoration Blog
, Mid-Hudson Times
(magazine), New York Times
(newspaper and website), NY1
Your go-to locale for...
Coffee: Haven (in Middle Hope): Columbian coffee.
A sandwich: Homespun Foods (in Beacon): Turkey panini.
A night out with friends: Newburgh Brewery (in Newburgh): Creme Ale.
Date night: Andiamo (in Newburgh): Salmon.
A glass of wine or cocktail: Cena 2000 (in Newburgh): Gin & Tonic.
Dessert: Lakeview House (in Newburgh): Peanut-Butter Pie.
The hotel you always book or recommend to friends, and why:
(B&B): It is an historic home on the finest street in Newburgh with the best host, Nancy Billman.
The ONE thing visitors must see or do, and why:
Washington's Headquarters during the American Revolutionary War.
: It's where George Washington secured the peace after the [American] Revolution, preserved the idea of a republic and awarded the first "Purple Heart." It also has spectacular views of the Hudson.
Your favorite hidden (or not so anymore) gem, and why:
The Downing Film Center.
The Downing Film Center
: The best place to see an indie, foreign or classic film in the Hudson Valley; it has a cozy screening room and the best concessions; it's also a not-for-profit theater with a compelling mission to bring quality films to the Mid-Hudson community.
Number of hours or days required in town for the "full" experience:
Two Days (One Night).
The town is great for what type of visitor:
- CURATE (the artsy intelligentsia)
- INNOVATE (the tinkerers and life-long students)
- Other: Those who love historic architecture and spectacular scenery
The town is best explored by:
The town is best explored in: