A tiny village jazz club with world class food but not many seats! (that's Tom on guitar)
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Just south of downtown Cold Spring is a placid wooded area that was once the site of the "deep breathing ... furnaces, and the sullen, monotonous pulsations of trip hammers"* of the well-known West Point Foundry. The foundry, which began operations in 1817 and continued through the 1880s (other industrial firms occupied the premises through the mid-20th century), was the "most extensive and complete of the iron works of the United States."* The site was chosen as one of four federally-subsidized foundry sites by President Madison in 1812 and the first director was Gouverneur Kemble, a resident of Cold Spring.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
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Thursday, October 20, 2011
Monday, October 3, 2011
One of the oldest bars in the Village, its history linked to the Beats, the 60s folk movement, and the old maritime life of the Hudson, the Fat Black Pussycat is demolishing its 70 year old facade, complete with slate shingles and charming dormer windows, to make way for a cold aluminum charade. The Irish workman performing the demo said "This is a shame, I used to live around the corner and was in here all the time. You can't find this kind of slate anywhere in New York anymore." The Bloomberg-ization of NYC continues...