Among the most delightfully bohemian jewelry shops in the Hudson Valley region is Cold Spring’s Momminia. Founded by Marlene and Steve Goodrich 17 years ago and still family-operated, it’s the kind of hand-made jewelry store that literally draws you in from across Main Street! Momminia’s friendly staff awaits your visit, armed with the type of…

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Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner, or attending a holiday party this year, deciding which wines to serve or bring as a gift can add stress to an already dizzying list of seasonal tasks. With a sophisticated wine culture in full swing today in NYC, many of us feel the pressure to have been “born with”…

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Back in the spring, I had posted an article titled A Place Called Hudson: A Must-Visit for New Yorkers, detailing my weekend getaway with Deborah to the city of Hudson, NY. Our new favorite nearby escape, Hudson is a treasure trove of antique shops, art galleries, funky boutiques, trendy cafés and fine restaurants, all nestled…

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Thank you to all the ladies who attended last Wednesday’s C.Wonder wardrobe tutorial and discounted shopping opportunity, hosted by WAC Specialist Caroline Sill, the fashion retailer’s Manager of Digital and Social Content. What promised to be a fun, eventful and informative evening in The Shops at Columbus Circle turned out to be exactly that, with…

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Art to Wear Too 75 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 23 Years ago, Cold Spring newcomer Marilyn Heberling had a realization about the village she’d come to love: There were no clothing shops to be found! Marilyn’s vibrant personality and background as artist-in-residence in schools and doing costume design sparked the idea that she should…

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Side Effects NY 137 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY  When you visit Side Effects NY, you’ll be visiting Cold Spring’s first and only East Village-style Boutique. This funky and flair-filled emporium is owned and operated by Patty Villanova, who intentionally set out to emulate the 1970s East Village shop scene by stocking upscale costume jewelry,…

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Reigning Dogs & Cats Too 169 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY What’s a village full of proud pooches and cuddly kitties without a creative and playful pet supplies shop? As everyone knows, pet supplies and accessories are not just for pets, but for their people too! Mary Jane Nagel, owner of the meticulously-stocked Reigning Dogs…

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Back In Ireland / Suzie Q’s Emporium 65 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY This duel outlet, which is one of the most playful and unique on Main Street, will unfortunately be closing its doors for good on New Year’s Eve (we’ll miss them). But you, the patron, can take advantage of a 50% discount on…

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  The Hudson Valley has caught on: New Yorkers love art and the art scene. Now that our region is overflowing with noteworthy artists, the villages that are ahead of the curve are featuring them in their own hip and trendy galleries. Cold Spring has several such galleries, the newest and hottest of which is…

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Moo Moo’s Creamery 32 West Street, Cold Spring, NY Most homemade ice cream parlors hype theirs as being the world’s greatest. However, we are convinced that Moo Moo’s has earned the right to do so! Owner Alexi Katsetos crafts 16 of his own unique ice cream flavors right in-house, fresh each day, and staffs his…

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