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Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to compete for Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a statewide program of the Preservation League of New York State and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). [Guidelines - PDF] A total of $45,103 is available to provide support for projects that preserve New York State's cultural and historic resources. The year's first application deadline is March 3, 2014. A second round will be due on August 25, 2014. Grant amounts will not exceed $3,000 and the total cost of the applicant's project may not exceed $3,500. Each applicant must provide $500 toward the total project cost. Not-for-profit arts/cultural groups and municipalities managing arts/cultural facilities are encouraged to apply. The applicant read more
This is a new bakery/restaurant/sandwich shop that will be coming to Liberty Street this Spring! It has been in the works for quite some time now but things are quickly taking shape as you can see from the lovely font in the new shop windows. The new shop Martha, is the creation behind the mastermind of the Queen of the Hudson Music Series, David Ludwig. He is a resident of the City of Newburgh. The establishments name, Martha, was inspired by Martha Washington. As Ludwig said, "[everything] was always about George." Now Martha will get some limelight. This is a start-up business that has been backed by local Newburghers who want to see the business district of Newburgh grow. It will be a vegan cafe and bakery with tapas soon to be added. Hours will be 6am-6pm. We can't wait to share more details as the shop materializes but until then make sureâ€¦ Read More read more
More details have surfaced about creating a port in the City of Newburgh from a recent THR article. According to the article, the new port could bring 150 jobs to the area over three years. However, concerns of who will get these jobs have been raised. Newburgh residents have expressed concerns over noise and citizens in Beacon are worried what the proposed port could do to their river views. Still, many have pointed out that Newburgh's waterfront was always an industrial one and a return to its industrial roots is just reviving what used to exist. If the company bidding on the project, Steelway, wins, work could begin as early as April and be completed as soon as the summer. We will know if this could be coming to Newburgh for sure in a few weeks when the contract is awarded. Port expected to be built in Newburgh, Plan: transport TZB deckingâ€¦ Read More read more
Colonial Terraces in the snow. Photo by NR flickr user John Leighton. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. **Flickr users please do not forgot to remove disabling of downloading of pictures. Otherwise I can't use them** â€¦ Read More read more
I am pleased to announce that I will be starting a new endeavor in the City of Newburgh this May called the Newburgh Urban Market that will be catering to affordable vintage and antique items as well as food vendors. It will located at the empty lot next to Washington's HQ on Liberty Street. The purpose of this market is Promote economic development in downtown Newburgh. Become a platform and launching pad for businesses looking to start up in Newburgh Get people walking and discover the City of Newburgh! In 2014 there will be on average 2 markets a month from May to October. For specific dates see the website: www.newburghurbanmarket.com. To make the market a success IT NEEDS VENDORS! I am looking for the following types of vendors who have affordable price points: Antiques + Collectibles Crafts/Handmade items Food - Trucks, produce, hot food Jewelry Vint read more