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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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week we wanted to highlight Jessica O. Matthews as our Feature Friday! She grew up in Poughkeepsie and graduated from Lourdes High School. Since then she has been doing some pretty amazing things! Jessica is the Founder & CEO of Uncharted Power, an award-winning energy and data technology company that develops infrastructure solutions for…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Today’s Feature Friday is someone who truly loves our city and works to help it thrive. Thanks Don Minichino for sharing about your love of Poughkeepsie! My connection to PK: I grew up visiting PK for its night life – clubs, bars, open-mic nights. I moved here nearly 5 years ago to become a more…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week for Feature Friday we want to give Poughkeepsie Farm Project a huge shout out for all they do. Their highly diversified urban farm, located at the Vassar Ecological Preserve in the City of Poughkeepsie, is the home of all their programming. On twelve Certified Naturally Grown acres, they train future farmers in sustainable…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Today’s Feature Friday has been a part of Poughkeepsie for over a century. The Adriance Memorial library was given to the city of Poughkeepsie by the Adriance family, who ran a successful farm equipment company in Poughkeepsie. John and Mary Adriance’s six children donated $100,000 from the fortune he made developing the buckeye plow to…

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