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A view of Michael Heizer's installation North, East, South, West at Dia:Beacon, a contemporary art museum often credited with making the city of Beacon a destination for tourists and transplants. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Gentrification-on-Hudson

Block by block, town by town, gentrification is transforming the Hudson Valley.

Economy Primary category in which blog post is published

Welcome to The River Community!

New stories every week. Community events. Democracy in action ;)

Economy Primary category in which blog post is published

New York In Prison

New York State counties ask: Do we really need a jail?

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity

As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

No More Plastic Bags

What is the net environmental effect of the bag ban?