Simpson Originals

Simpson Originals

Cheryl Simpson was born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and the Adirondacks were her inspiration for many years. After a 28 year career in the paper industry and raising four children, she now devotes her time to taking endless photographs and creating her artwork, both at home and in her shop in Sugar Loaf. As she has shared with many, she was awakened by angels who literally led her to open Simpson Originals. It is an angel store like no other, often changing the way people react to their surroundings when they share her discoveries about the beauty and magic …read more

Rosner’s Traditional Soap Makers

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Kiki and Yaron Rosner have a love of quality, beauty and art. Having lived abroad for over 20 years, they spent a number of years in France. It was there that they were first exposed to the art of soapmaking. Now living in Sugar Loaf, a community of artisans, they are raising their family and practicing the fine art of soapmaking with a passion.

There are soaps of so many different types that it would not be possible to mention them all here. You will find soaps, body oils, bath salts all made by the Rosners.

Phone: 845.469.5931 www.rosnersoap.com

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Sugar Loaf's Favorite Spirit – Applejack

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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 history. The village is on the “Wawayanda Pathe,” a very old native Indian trail that runs parallel with the southern boundary of the Wawayanda Patent, once claimed by Rapigonick, Wawastawaw, Moghapuck, Rumbout, Clauss, Chuckhass, Cingapaw, Oshasquemonus, and Quilapaw native Americans.

Applejack as American …read more

Cuba Forbidden Fruit - Photo Exhibition

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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 long list of photo projects. Via private car, taxi and bus, he made his way from vibrant Havana to the western tobacco region around Viñales as well as Trinidad, the oldest settlement in the “New World.” The artist shares his visual impressions from the …read more

Free Music & Poetry Festival

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Bertoni 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 1-5 pm.

Local and regional musicians and poets will be performing at this years’ event. On the schedule this year will be Weird Apples, Kevin Kenny (Poet), Bill Davis, Gayle Donnelly & the Mystery Box, Jim Kenny (Poet), Ariel Feierman Quinn (Singer, Songwriter), The Black Dirt Band (Blues Rock), Ada Hunter (Poet), Tony Rivera (Flamenco Blues).

On July 13th at …read more

On The Lawn Concert Series

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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.

Sugar Loaf Crossing (by the RR tracks) 1405 Kings Hwy Sugar Loaf, NY 10981 Phone: (845) 469-2713 Email: concerts@lycian.com www.facebook.com/onthelawnatsugarloafcrossing

“On the Lawn” Concerts 6.30PM – 8.30PM

Calendar of Performances:

7/10/14: Jeremy Langdale | 7/17/14: Tim Hadler | 7/24/14: Petty Young Dylans | 7/31/14: Rave On | 8/7/14: Emish | 8/14/14: Hootenanny | 8/21/14: Wire Choir & Elisa Jones | 8/28/14: …read more