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Fall Festival Turns 45 Years Old

Aug 6th, 2014 | By
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Rain or shine, the Sugar Loaf Fall Festival will celebrate its 45th year on October 11, 12, 13, from 10:00am to 6:00pm. It is the perfect place to spend the weekend watching the leaves turn colors, getting a breath of fresh cool air, and enjoying the festival filled with dozens of visiting crafters from the
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On The Lawn Concert Series

Jul 21st, 2014 | By

2014 Free Summer Concert Series (Our 10th year) The “On the Lawn” Concert series is intended to bring community together and improve quality of life in the Chester and surrounding areas. This series is a Lycian Centre presentation. Calendar of Performances: 6.30PM – 8.30PM 7/10/14: Jeremy Langdale | 7/17/14: Tim Hadler | 7/24/14: Petty Young
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Sugar Loaf Chamber of Commerce

Jul 17th, 2014 | By

The Sugar Loaf Chamber of commerce is a small group of business owners in the hamlet of Sugar Loaf. Elaine Scarane: President Rachel Bertoni: Vice President Manon VonUchtrup: Treasurer E-mail: sugarloafnewyork@gmail.com Our aim is to tell the story of Sugar Loaf and show it’s charm to our visitors. We have one of the most unique
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Cuba Forbidden Fruit – Photo Exhibition

Jul 10th, 2014 | By

Photographer Nick Zungoli’s interest in exotic world travel began when he bought his first camera while hitchhiking through Europe in 1972. Since opening his Exposures Gallery in the Art and Craft hamlet of Sugar Loaf over thirty years ago, his wanderlust has taken him to many destinations. In March, 2013, Nick added Cuba to a
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10th Annual Sundays in July Free Music & Poetry

Jun 30th, 2014 | By
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Click to download the full tri-fold brochure as a PDF document. BBBertoni Gallery is hosting its 10th Annual Sundays in July Free Music & Poetry Festival. It is held every Sunday in July at the Bertoni Gallery Sculpture Garden located at 1392 Kings Highway in Sugar Loaf from 1 to 5 p.m. Local and regional
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A Jeweler Recasts Herself

May 5th, 2014 | By
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[Dirt Magazine – Reprint] Step inside Jessica Hengen’s store and workshop in Sugar Loaf, N.Y., and you might find her at her workbench, jeweler’s visor on, filing a ring carved from wax—a commission for a customer. The finished version will be cast in green gold, and set with natural, uncut sapphires. Or you might find
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Sugar Loaf’s Favorite Spirit – Applejack

May 4th, 2014 | By
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The Barnsider Tavern invites you to stroll through Sugar Loaf in the year 1798 with thanks to Donald M. Barrell for his book Along the Wawayanda Path, The Black Dirt Distillery, Eliza Benedict Hornby’s Under Old Rooftrees edited by Sue Gardner, and Rebecca Orchant of the The Huffington Post. Sugar Loaf has a long colorful
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Sundog Stained Glass Studio

Apr 14th, 2014 | By

Sundog Stained Glass Studio was established in 1972 in a spare room in our house in Pine Island, starting out with craft shows and galleries. Later, we moved to an attic room in Warwick that now houses the liquor store on the South Street parking lot. When a larger space became available, we moved to
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Sugar Loaf Records

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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Sugar Loaf Records was established in July of 2014, with a dream and about $350 in my pocket. I am a musician, having played in several bands, and music is my passion, so naturally I enjoyed buying vinyl for my personal collection. Gradually, I decided buy and sell collectable vinyl records to the public, as
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The Bodhi Tree

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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hours: Tuesday – Friday 11am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 7pm Phone: 845-610-3350 Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/BodhiTreeLife The Bodhi Tree is dedicated to embracing and respecting all cultures. We find we align with the ideals of many of the worlds spiritual practices. This leads to our passion for helping others who may be struggling,
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Practical Magick

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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~ Located in Sugar Loaf Square, facing Kings Highway ~ Store Days and Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday ~ Call ahead for Seasonal Days & Hours. Carrying an assortment of Incense, Handmade Incense Burners, Sage, Tarot Cards, Books, Journals, Handmade Quills & Ink, Hand Wire Wrapped Crystals & Stones, Specialty Designed Pendants, Handmade Divinational Pendulums,
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The Barnsider Tavern

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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The Barnsider Tavern 1372 Kings Highway Sugar Loaf, NY Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 11 to 9 PM Friday & Saturday open till 10 PM Take-out: (845) 469-9810 Menu: www.barnsidertavern.com Since 1980, the Barnsider Tavern has served savory fare and hearty drinks to millions of guests by offering cold pints of quenching draft beer and hot local apple
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Sugar PAC Undergoes Transformation

Dec 4th, 2013 | By

The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center is undergoing a transformation   After successful transfer from private ownership to a not-for-profit organization in the spring of 2012, Sugar Loaf PAC has presented a diverse and expansive range of programming, from children’s shows and world-renowned performers to cabaret nights, rock ‘n’ roll show-stoppers and a jazz festival. Despite
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Cheryl Simpson Publishes Angel Book

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By
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Have you ever seen or talked to an angel? We have all directed our gaze into the sky, enjoying the peace and solitude of nature, anticipating to see the shape of something in the clouds. Cheryl Simpson started seeing angels more than 20 years ago and has been recording their images ever since. She feels
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Exposures voted “Best Art Gallery”

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By
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The Times Herald Record readers selected photographer Nick Zungoli’s Exposures Gallery as “Best Art Gallery” for 2013. Nick Zungoli established his gallery in 1979 and moved to his present location when he purchased the property in 1985. Since then it has undergone periodic improvements; most recently last year with an outdoor water-wall and a complete
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My Sister’s Closet Celebrates 40 Years in Sugar Loaf

Sep 27th, 2013 | By

When she opened My Sister’s Closet in Sugar Loaf in 1973, 22-year-old Beth DuCharme thought of it as more of a “labor of love” than a career—a fun way to earn some income while pursuing a master’s degree in clinical psychology from SUNY New Paltz. She named the boutique for her lifelong habit of borrowing
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