Outoftowntownie

Author's details

Name: Jenna Flanagan
Date registered: October 15, 2010
URL: http://outoftowntownie.com

Biography

‘Country girl in the city turned city girl in the country’ Giving day-trippers an insider’s guide to the Hudson Valley

Latest posts

  1. Reigniting the War on Poverty — April 22, 2014
  2. The Manufacturing Revolution of the Hudson Valley — April 21, 2014
  3. The Kingston ArtBridge Project — April 6, 2014
  4. St. Patrick’s Day in Kingston — April 5, 2014
  5. Chili Bowl Fiesta! — March 3, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Antiquing – Old Brick House Antiques & Stuff — 4 comments
  2. Antiquing – Twenty Seven Gallery — 2 comments
  3. Antiquing – Lost and Found — 2 comments
  4. Gravity — 2 comments
  5. Gardiner Cupcake Festival — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Apr 22 2014

Reigniting the War on Poverty

Well they passed a law in ’64 to give those who ain’t got a little more but it only goes so far – Bruce Hornsby 50 years ago President Lyndon Johnson signed his landmark ‘Equal Opportunity Act’ into law. Half a century later this country still struggles with financial inequality. And it doesn’t seem to be …

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Apr 21 2014

The Manufacturing Revolution of the Hudson Valley

Living around so many artists and crafters (is that what you call them?) can lead even the most untalented person to look at something and think ‘I can make that.’ Those thoughts are usually limited to clothing, jewelry, furniture or at least upholstery… but now it’s plastic tchotchkes too. Tweet

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Apr 06 2014

The Kingston ArtBridge Project

In my real job (reporter for the Innovation Trail) I’ve been following the increase of oil trains though upstate New York Check out my story from New York NOW! Story begins at 18:15 Tweet

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Apr 05 2014

St. Patrick’s Day in Kingston

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t an official holiday. I mean does anyone really know if St. Patrick actually banished all of the snakes from Ireland? FYI – no he didn’t. Tweet

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Mar 03 2014

Chili Bowl Fiesta!

In the freezing depressing depths of winter, you want to curl up on the couch, next to a roaring fire with a deep bowl of hearty… chili. Tweet

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Feb 09 2014

Rail Trail Chili Tasting

Got cabin fever? It’s usually around mid-February that you really start to ‘feel’ winter. The holiday’s are over, it’s been cold and grey for weeks and that stupid groundhog…. Just when you feel like the walls are closing in, it’s time to get out for the Chili Tasting Contest! Tweet

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Feb 02 2014

Baby Boomers

I wasn’t around in the 60’s so I couldn’t possibly know what it was like. I’m eternally grateful to those who shed blood and in some cases laid down their life so I’d never know what pre-Civil Rights America was like. But I’ve still got a bone to pick, with white baby boomers. I get …

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Jan 26 2014

Ice Breaker

It’s just after dawn on the banks of the Hudson River at the historic military base, West Point. It’s there I join members of the US Coast Guard for a routine trip up the Hudson River. Tweet

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Jan 20 2014

Man vs. Winter

Who doesn’t hate cleaning up after a storm? Shoveling, cleaning and trying to restore roadways and walkways to ‘blacktop’ status is well… let’s face it, a pain in the ass. I did a pair of sister stories about snow removal, how its effecting our environment… Road Salt Could Embitter Northeast Ecosystems  And some innovative ideas …

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Jan 20 2014

Home Sweet Tech Valley

Tourism is a huge draw for the Hudson Valley and what it’s known best for. What most people who vacation in the Hudson Valley don’t know, is that its also part of New York State’s Tech Valley. Tweet

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