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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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week’s Feature Friday is a non-profit community organization that is dedicated to enriching our area through arts and cultural events. The Mid Hudson Heritage Center operates Art Centro, The Historic Glebe House, PUF Studios, and the Trolley Barn. These four locations throughout Poughkeepsie offer art exhibitions in two gallery spaces, lectures, author readings, workshops,…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week’s Feature Friday is working hard to make changes and help our community grow and flourish. Earth, Wind & Fuego, LLC is a woman owned business founded by Madeline Henriquez & Jen Herman in 2017. They committed their journey’s to health and healing and discovered that changing their lifestyle, including nutrition, supported their body…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Feature Friday: Have you ever eaten at Hefzi-Ba Restaurant & Buffet? Located on Academy Street, this restaurant not only serves delicious Mexican food, but also a space for people to gather and feel at home. Dilia said that when she first came to Poughkeepsie she did not think she would end up loving the city…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Feature Friday: Dutchess Outreach’s mission is to act as a catalyst for community revitalization and exists in Dutchess County as an advocate and provider of hunger and relief services in order to ensure that everyone, regardless of income, has access to fresh, healthy food, and the support they need. By offering programs like the Poughkeepsie…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

Have you ever passed this building on Main Street and wondered what it was used for? It is the studio for this week’s Feature Friday: WHVW (950AM). One of only three Hudson Valley radio stations that are independently owned, allowing them to really show their uniqueness in their broadcasts. WHVW’s musical library is based mostly…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

This week’s Feature Friday has been serving our community for many years. Hudson River Housing works to strengthen communities by developing and preserving affordable housing and creating opportunities for people and places to thrive. Created in 1982 to address the emerging homeless problem in Dutchess County, it has since grown into a large, multi-service provider…

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PKGO: Feature Friday

The Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Inc. (the Bardavon), a nonprofit corporation that owns and operates a 944-seat historic theater in Poughkeepsie and the region’s premiere orchestra, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. The Bardavon has a long history, and has often been a place for important local and national civic and community events. From political rallies to…

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