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Category: Living in Dutchess County

Meet The New Generation of Poughkeepsie Brew Pubs

April 21, 2022

Have you heard? Poughkeepsie’s in the middle of a brewing renaissance. A number of new (and newly-restored) brew pubs and beer-centric bistros are generating buzz in the world of, well… […] Read More

Spring Activities in Dutchess County – 2022

March 30, 2022

[post_published] Spring activities abound in Dutchess County… As the weather grows warmer, there are so many opportunities to get out and enjoy the season, celebrate community, and make the most […] Read More

8 Great Things to Do in Dutchess County this Summer

June 22, 2021

June 2021 Are you making your bucket list of summer activities in Dutchess County? Most COVID restrictions have been lifted, so what’s happening this year? We put together our own […] Read More

7 Hidden Treasures In Poughkeepsie, NY

May 14, 2021

“Is Poughkeepsie, NY a nice place to live? What is there even to do in Poughkeepsie?” We hear these questions a lot from buyers thinking about building a new home […] Read More

10 Great Outdoor Dining Spots in Dutchess County

May 6, 2021

If you didn’t already love outdoor restaurant dining, COVID-19 safety guidelines and warmer weather have helped make it the go-to way to enjoy a meal away from home. Throw in […] Read More

LaGrange, NY Parks: Explore Dutchess County Community Greenspace

March 17, 2021

New Homes in the Hudson Valley…Surrounded by Public Parks The Poughkeepsie, NY area has thousands of acres of wild natural green spaces, but we still love our public parks. Unspoiled […] Read More

New Homes in the Hudson Valley…Near Wappingers Falls NY

March 1, 2021

Find History, Nature, Culture, and Cuisine in Wappingers Falls Named for a cascade of waterfalls in the Wappinger Creek, the village of Wappingers Falls is just 10 miles from the […] Read More

LaGrange, NY Restaurants: Where to Eat Local and Support Our Community

February 18, 2021

LaGrange has a great variety of local restaurants! There are so many eateries located just minutes away from Sleight Farm. These businesses, often owned by community families, need our support […] Read More

What’s Coming to Dutchess County in 2021?

December 29, 2020

A new year, new Dutchess County area destinations, and more new homes at Sleight Farm: we have much to be excited about! We all have high hopes for 2021, including […] Read More

Spotlight On Our Neighbor: Adams Fairacre Farms

November 30, 2020

What would happen if you combined Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, a farmer’s market, a garden center, and a local craft fair? You’d probably come up with something close to Adams […] Read More

Which Dutchess County Holiday Activities are Happening in 2020?

November 20, 2020

The holidays are definitely going to look different this year, COVID-19 prevention measures mean that many beloved Dutchess County holiday events are going virtual…or have been cancelled altogether. So which […] Read More

Spotlight on our Neighbors: Dutchess County Wineries

November 3, 2020

Dutchess County wineries help make the Hudson Valley region a fabulous place to live! In times past, New Yorkers looking for a first-class wine tasting experience had to hop a […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…Near the Walkway Over the Hudson

October 26, 2020

It’s simple: we love that the Sleight Farm community of new homes is located just 7 miles from Dutchess County gem the Walkway Over the Hudson. Here’s more about this […] Read More

Health Benefits of Walking

September 24, 2020

During the spring of 2020, when cities and towns all over the world went into some form of “lockdown” to control the spread of COVID-19, there was only one activity […] Read More

Living the “Farm to Table” Life in Dutchess County

August 19, 2020

The journey from farm to table gets a whole lot shorter when you live in Upstate NY! Local farms are simply part of the daily scenery and community here, and […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…Near Beacon, Rhinebeck, and Millbrook

June 30, 2020

Sleight Farm’s community of new homes in Dutchess County are, of course, just a stone’s throw from the city of Poughkeepsie, which is fast becoming a regional center for the […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…Close to Great Shopping and Entertainment

June 18, 2020

You’re interested in a building a new home in Dutchess County, somewhere in a quiet, scenic neighborhood…but not so remote that you have to drive long distances for excellent shopping […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…with a Top-Notch School District

June 3, 2020

Many of our Sleight Farm buyers are seeking the ideal place to raise their families, so an excellent public school system is a “must-have.” Fortunately, the Sleight Farm community of […] Read More

How to Commute from Dutchess County to New York City

May 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so many things in a short period of time, including where and how we work. Millions of people have suddenly found themselves doing their jobs […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: The Dutchess Rail Trail and Empire State Trail

April 23, 2020

The Dutchess Rail Trail Minutes from the Sleight Farm community, you’ll find a trailhead for one of our area’s outdoor recreation gems: the Dutchess Rail Trail. We are so lucky […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Vassar College

February 20, 2020

Sleight Farm’s community of new homes in the Hudson Valley is lucky to be able to call Vassar College its neighbor! Vassar, of course, is world-renowned as a prestigious liberal […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: The Culinary Institute of America

January 21, 2020

Calling all foodies! The Sleight Farm community of new homes in the Hudson Valley is fortunate to count the Culinary Institute of America’s New York campus among our neighbors. Right […] Read More

Fun Facts about LaGrange and Dutchess County History

January 14, 2020

Even though Sleight Farm is a new home community, we are proud to be part of the long, continuing history of the LaGrange area and Dutchess County. People have been […] Read More

Spotlight on our Neighbors: 5 Best Ski Areas Near Dutchess County

December 29, 2019

Where can you ski in the Dutchess County area? Take your pick! Winter is simply magical here in the Hudson Valley…and if you’re a skier or snowboarder, this is the […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbors: The Bardavon and The Mid-Hudson Civic Center

December 16, 2019

The Poughkeepsie area is an easy train ride or day trip to NYC, but area residents don’t have to go as far as the Big Apple to get world-class live […] Read More

9 Great Holiday Activities in Dutchess County 2021

November 26, 2019

November 2021 Hmmm…what do we love most about the holiday season here in Dutchess County? Is it the picturesque country setting or the community feel? The sparkle, the fun, the […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

November 21, 2019

Sleight Farm’s new homes are near Vassar hospital, and here’s why we’re pleased to call this world-class healthcare center our neighbor… In addition to amenities like excellent shopping and entertainment, […] Read More

The Perfect Dutchess County Day Trip

September 29, 2019

Whether you’re exploring the LaGrange area as a possible new place to live, or simply craving a change-of-scenery adventure, southeastern Dutchess County makes for the perfect day trip destination. Thanks […] Read More

Best Fall Activities in Dutchess County – Updated for 2021

September 11, 2019

September 2021 We love our corner of the Hudson Valley! There’s never any shortage of things to do, especially in the autumn, when visitors from all over flock to this […] Read More

 

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