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The Shipping Container House
Photo from The Shipping Container House in Tivoli, an Airbnb listing in the Hudson Valley.

The Airbnb Invasion

We made the 2019 "trending destinations" list. What does it mean for the Catskills and Hudson Valley?

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Legalized Marijuana in New York State: The Green Gold Rush

Andrew Cuomo unveils a plan for legalizing recreational marijuana in New York State.

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Police Use of Force in the Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley has not made waves in the national discourse as a place where local tensions are high over police use of force. But up and down the Valley communities have struggled with the deaths of citizens at the hands of police, and with the long public aftermath of a fatal use of force.

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NY’s REDC: Can Money Fix a Broken Economy?

Since 2011, New York State has made an annual late-December tradition of announcing millions in grants to businesses, nonprofits, and local governments. On December 18, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the eighth round of REDC funding.