Sugar Loaf BLOG

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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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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Bertoni Jewelry seen on TV episodes

Sep 12th, 2013 | By
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A LOT of Bertoni jewelry is being featured in The League Season 5 on October 23rd the eighth episode! Katie Asselton (the lead) is wearing it!  The League is an American sitcom that premiered on FX on October 29, 2009. The series, set in Winnetka, Illinois, is a semi-improvised comedy about a fantasy football league, its members, and their everyday lives. Wikipedia


Jan 10th, 2013 | By

Our Hamlet Historian, Richard Hull, maintains that Sugar Loaf is a state of mind. By examining the hamlet’s history from its inception to the present day, he points out repeatedly how the United States was built from small communities such as this one; no matter what the hardship we soldier on through thick and thin,
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Jan 10th, 2013 | By

Colorful Street Banners were installed along Sugar Loaf Craft Village’s main street just before Christmas. The beautification project was spearheaded by the hamlets recognized patriarch Walter Kannon and Peter Von Uchtrop. Funded by the Chamber of Commerce and the Community Foundation’s Vision Committee, Kannon coined the slogan – SHOP – WORK – LIVE – emblazoned
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Sugar Loaf’s Best Kept Secret!

Dec 8th, 2012 | By
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18th CENTURY FURNITURE (Sugar Loaf Walking Map #26) is an absolute wonderland of whimsical handmade folk crafts balanced with brilliantly handcrafted reclaimed barnwood furniture. 18th Century Furniture is more than a shopping experience, it is a representation of one of the most beautiful, heart felt love stories I have ever had the honor of hearing.
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Sugar Loaf Candle Shop Providing Comfort

Nov 1st, 2012 | By
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  The lines began forming outside The Candle Shop two days before Hurricane Sandy raged through our area. Cars came and went alongside Kings Highway with a mission to get their extra supply of light.  We were told that Sandy might be the storm of our lives so after the batteries fade we knew that we
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So You Like Apples?

Oct 9th, 2012 | By

So you like apples?  Sugar Loaf offers the apple lovers “apple overload” with orchards and nearby festivals.  The annual AppleFest in neighboring Warwick, NY and the AppleWood Orchard is just a couple miles from the middle of town. After climbing some trees how about a walk through the Wright family Corn maze Fall at the Wright Family
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Unique Jewelry from Bertoni Gallery

Jan 6th, 2012 | By
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Here is an example of some of the unusual jewelry items that can be found at Bertoni Gallery. This piece was a custom cut Agate from the Philippines.

Pisces Passions Art Boutique

Oct 31st, 2011 | By
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New Arrivals for the 40th Annual Sugar Loaf Fall Festival and the upcoming holiday season. Sergio Lub Copper Jewelry – Hand crafted in the USA, these unique designs of solid pure copper, brass and silver are fun and fashionable. They also feature rare earth magnets that rest naturally over the acupuncture points of the wrist
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Interior Designer /Remodeler Celebrates 25 Years of Business in Sugar Loaf

Oct 31st, 2011 | By
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Dorian DeHaan Rossi’s design firm DEZIGN CONCEPTS, originated in 1986, encompasses all realms of residential and commercial interior design.

News from Rosner Soap

Aug 30th, 2011 | By

While the rain didn’t stop on Sunday, Rosner soap decided not to let “Irene” stop them from making their famous Loofah soaps! New batches of Orange and Eucalyptus are now on the shelves with their wonderful aroma and exfoliating properties, come and smell them!

Sugar Loaf NY “In the News”

Feb 12th, 2011 | By

A wonderful article from the latest Chronogram issue: A Hamlet of Artisans Travel north from Warwick along the King’s Highway (Route 13) for 11 miles and you arrive at an equally distinctive destination—Sugar Loaf. This hamlet has been an arts-and-crafts destination for over 250 years. “It originated as a stop along King’s Highway where you’d
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