PKGO: Feature Friday

It’s Feature Friday, and this week we want to give a shout out to Peter Newman, owner of Newman’s Nosh Deli & Cafe and Noshi’s Coney Island Dogs! While Peter is originally from Massachusetts, he has had no problem finding his place here in Poughkeepsie. Being in the food industry since he was 15 years…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Many of you likely need no introduction to this week’s Friday Feature duo. Lovingly referred to as “the Recycling Bros,” brothers Chip and Paul are a mainstay on Poughkeepsie streets and around City Hall as the smiling (albeit now masked) faces of Poughkeepsie’s sanitation crew. Born and raised in the City of Poughkeepsie with a…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

It’s Feature Friday, and we are so excited to be featuring Eve Ashworth from Ashworth Creative! You may have seen some of their work in our previous post featuring the PKGO Forward video. Check out our interview with her below. Are you from the area originally? If not, what drew you to Poughkeepsie? Both Isaac…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

It’s Feature Friday! It is also the first Friday of the month, so who better to feature than First Friday and part of its committee?! Check out our interview with Stephania Riccitelli, the event coordinator of First Friday PK. Are the committee members from the area originally? If not, what drew you to Poughkeepsie?  Most…

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You may have seen this week’s Feature Friday recently in front of some of Poughkeepsie’s landmarks, with a barber’s chair. Alex Vivar, co-owner of The Great Studio on Main Street, has been doing some pretty cool things around the city. So we decided to get to know the man behind the chair. Check out the…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Its Feature Friday! Today we want to give a huge shoutout to an organization who has truly stepped up to help our community and it’s businesses over the past weeks. Thank you to the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce! To learn more about the DCRCOC, read the message below fromt their President and CEO,…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week for Feature Friday we are so excited to give the spotlight to Jasmine Garvin! @jasgarvin has lived in the city of Poughkeepsie for most of her life, just recently graduated 9th in her class from Poughkeepsie High School, was stroke seat in the winning lightweight quad that just won at the 2019 NYS…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Our Feature Friday this week started as two business owners jokingly challenging each other to a basketball game, and turned into a community event for the ages. The event, Kingdom Classic, was planned by Ty Johnson (Owner of Pure) & Skip Lee (Owner of Flee Market), and was organized with the help of SNUG.  With free…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week’s Feature Friday is a place where you’ll not only find a great cup of coffee, but good company and good conversation as well! The Ugly Mug on Market Street in Poughkeepsie is an awesome local space where people can come together. With a wide selection of locally sourced coffee, tea, and snacks, and…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

For this week’s Feature Friday we are so excited to introduce the winner our Youth MC Search, Miguel Sanchez! Miguel will be our guest MC at PKGO Getters this Tuesday! We are so excited to have him joining us for this event, and we can’t wait to see you all there! Check out this message…

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