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Top Ulster County Real Estate Blog Posts | Best of 2012

2012 sure was a busy year in Ulster County NY! From festivals to farmers markets, seasonal activities and of course, real estate - alot has been happening with regards to local issues and on the Ulster County NY housing market! All the while, we here at Taft Street Realty have been writing about events and issues that matter here in the Hudson Valley!

...so without further ado, here are the Top Ulster County Real Estate Blog Posts 2012!

Skiing Options Near Ulster County

Skiing Options in Ulster County NY

There are many skiing options near Ulster County, most of which are within an hour and very close to hotspots like Saugerties and Woodstock NY.  Ulster County has all of the winter activities that one could ask for from

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4th of July 2012Taft Street Realty is known for our helpful local guides! Our 2012 Ulster County Memorial Day Guide received over 1100 views online! Last year we gave you the 2011 Ulster County NY 4th of July Fireworks Guide and we're back for 2012 with another go-to guide for the area's best fireworks displays! The Hudson Valley region has the most beautiful and clear night skies in the Northeast. This July 4th 2012, watch those skies burst with vivid colors during the various fireworks displays taking place around Ulster County NY!

Kingston NY

Kingston NY Ulster CountyKingston NY hosts a spectacular July 4th celebration down at the Historic Waterfront! The streets are usually packed with revelers as live rock bands get the party going on an outdoor stage. The various local pubs, bars, and

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Memorial Day 2012 Ulster County NY Homes For SaleMemorial Day Weekend 2012 will be a time to honor and remember our fallen soldiers and veterans. It's also a great weekend to catch up with family and those we care about. With a little luck, the weather will be perfect here in Ulster County NY, and Memorial Day Weekend 2012 will also serve as the unofficial beginning of summer; with many local events, markets, and festivals kicking off. And of course on Memorial Day itself, parades will be held to honor and celebrate our fallen heroes. Looking for a fun way to spend your holiday? Here's a town by town Taft Street Guide to Memorial Day Weekend 2012 in Ulster County NY.

H.I.T.S. On The Hudson Opening Weekend In Saugerties NY

Saugerties NY Local AttractionsH.I.T.S. stands for "Horse shows In The Sun" and is one of the premier

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New Paltz NY Homes For SaleNational Geographic recently added New Paltz NY to its 2012 list of “America’s Best Adventure Towns”. The National Geographic Society has been a respected authority on science, education, and preservation since the late 1800’s. To be featured by such an organization is recognition of New Paltz’s unique and unparalleled natural beauty. The “Adventure” part of the name is well known and well earned! The rugged Shawangunk Mountain Range which juts along the horizon in New Paltz offers world-class climbing and hiking. The, “Gunks”, as they are commonly known, as well as the nearby Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park have over 100 miles of trails for mountain biking, hiking, and climbing. New York City urbanites, families, young people, and the world’s

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Taft Street RealtyOur latest Ulster County local area update features 2012 Mothers Day happenings and events. The forecast for Mother's Day here in Ulster County NY calls for a nice, warm day with the slightest chance of a passing storm. It will probably feel more like summer than spring, so why not save the cooking and treat Mom to a nice meal out! No matter what town you're in, chances are there's a local restaurant nearby featuring a unique Mother's Day Menu. Taft Street Realty presents a 2012 Mother's Day Guide - featuring some great dining options in a few different towns around Ulster County.

Saugerties NY - A Gourmet Brunch Buffet

Saugerties NYIf in Saugerties NY, you can enjoy a gourmet brunch buffet. The Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern is a relatively new (est. 2011) restaurant

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14 Cambridge CT Highland NY 1Taft Street Realty presents our latest listing at 14 Cambridge Court Highland NY. This well built town home is in an ideal location for commuters. The hassle-free living offered by this 3BDR, 2.5 BTH works perfectly for a retiree, 1st time buyer, or busy bachelor. Offered at $218,000 this home is affordable and super convenient!

Highland NY Townhome With Character and Comfortable Layout

img_0932_small_400This Highland NY townhome has broad appeal. It's just the right size for a retiree and the perfect starter home for a 1st timer. You can start a family here with 3 bedrooms, or design the ultimate bachelor pad! Hardwood floors accentuate the open and comfortable layout. A fenced-in back yard is perfect for BBQ'ing, and gives kids and pets a safe place to play. Mature

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woodstockLevon Helm, longtime Woodstock NY resident and advocate for the entire Ulster County NY area, died yesterday due to complications with cancer. He was 71 years old. The famous drummer for The Band was known for his smoky southern voice, and muted, bluesy drums. Originally from Arkansas, he long ago fell in love with Woodstock NY where he lived, performed, and recorded since the mid 1970's. 

Famous Drummer for The Band, Who Fell In Love With Woodstock NY

music_noteLevon Helm's impact on the Ulster County NY area will live on, both through the Grammy award winning albums he recorded at his Woodstock NY barn, and through the endless work he has done to benefit our community and advocate for our area. After a legendary music career: first backing up Bob Dylan, later

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empty_bowls1Ulster County living is simple yet rewarding; forever focused on benefiting the community. The annual "Empty Bowls" program by the Rondout Valley High School puts a creative spin on the usual charity event. It's one of those positive, homegrown movements unique to Ulster County NY. It is a simple yet brilliant premise that benefits the community, promotes the arts, and teaches students the valuable lesson of helping those in need. How does it work, and how can you participate? It's easy! Taft Street Realty gives you the 2012 Guide to Rondout Valley's "Empty Bowls".

Created by a Teacher - Organized by Students - Aided by Local Ulster County Businesses

empty_bowls2It is a simple, yet powerful image: an empty bowl. This most basic of tools served as inspiration to

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bistro_logoMuch like the town itself, the Bywater Bistro in Rosendale NY is trendy and unique! Over the years it has grown into a favorite meeting spot for friends. Whether you're a couple seeking a quiet meal, or a group of friends who'd like some cocktails and tasty snacks, the Bistro is a great choice! Its lush and private garden out back is also one of our favorite venues for an outdoor meal during the spring and summer months! The Bywater Bistro contributes greatly to the popularity of Main Street Rosendale NY, where you can find everything from great food and drink, to art, films, and more on this small but thriving main street.

A Family Owned Rosendale Restaurant With Local Roots

bistro_gardenOwned and operated by Sam and Reuben Ullman, brothers and longtime residents

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saugerties_welcomes_youHudson Valley Magazine recently called Saugerties NY one of the Top 7 Hudson Valley Towns to Live In for 2012. We here at Taft Street Realty couldn't agree more! In our opinion Saugerties NY embodies all of the great things about life here in Ulster County. It is a delightful mix of natural beauty, rich history, quirky culture, and a shared sense of local identity. Like Hudson Valley Magazine, Taft Street Realty has been keeping tabs on Saugerties' rapid growth and endless potential. We've written extensively about this cool little, 200 year old(!) town in posts about Main Street Saugerties NY and much more!

Great Food, Awesome Activities, New Hotels, and Fun Festivals in Saugerties!

fireworksAs the HVMag article points out, Saugerties NY is full of fun

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