Poughkeepsie's Going Places

In late 2017, the City of Poughkeepsie surveyed the public and asked a question about how they felt about the future. Thanks to a large number of responses we had a clear answer: Poughkeepsie’s people felt strongly that the City’s best days are yet to come!

A group of caring and creative citizens was convened by Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison and Think Dutchess Alliance for Business. Working together, we visualized a bright new day for Poughkeepsie. We captured this spirit in a new brand that does not replace the traditional City seal but which stands with it as a City identity, and a call to action. Without further ado we introduce you to:


Showing Off Poughkeepsie

Rewriting Poughkeepsie's Story

Here are our first PKGO stories. We’ll be adding new ones all the time. If your story is chosen, we’ll notify you before it is published, which is why we need your name and other information so we can contact you.

Poughkeepsie Go, What's your story?

Tell us your story in 750 words or less and submit it along with an appropriate photo by filling out the form below.
Can people from outside the City of Poughkeepsie submit a story? Yes, but it must be about Poughkeepsie to qualify. Does it have to be all good news? We are looking for the good news stories about Poughkeepsie but not every story starts happily, we are hoping for happy endings though!