On a typical Saturday in Newburgh on the corner of Liberty and Washington you might see a group of people playing chess. This is part of the Newburgh Chess Club started by Anthony Muhammad, a City of Newburgh Firefighter. He says that he is passionate about the game of chess and even creates and designs his own chessboards. He is focusing on the youth of the city and would like for his shop to be a place where everyone can come and play. If you would like to play for the day the fee is $5 and $20 for the entire month. You can check out his Facebook page for more details.
A completely renovated mansion in the town of Newburgh known as Sweetwood Inn. This home sits on 1.5 acres and has 9 bedrooms. A perfect set up for entertaining out of town guests or housing a large family. It has been tastefully updated and is right next to the Fostertown Elementary School. Sad to see […]
The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Steven Rosas. $70M Newburgh project in jeopardy [THR] Crystal Lake recreation area restored [THR] Newburgh water voted Orange County’s best [THR] Newburgh Ministry to develop housing for homeless […]
If you have ever visited Washington’s Headquarters, you might have passed the historic AME Zion Church on Washington Street right in front of the municipal parking lot. An article and video published in the Times Herald-Record on May 28, 2018, announced that the local congregation is considering tearing down the church, and the adjacent structure to […]
c The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Cher Vick. Newburgh seeking members for arts, parking boards [THR] City Helps Manhattan’s Garment District Hang on by a Thread [WSJ] Newburgh Illuminated highlights city culture with […]
Change is in the air for Chambers Street. The Holland Tunnel Art Gallery opened its doors May 25th to a packed open house. Some commented they couldn’t believe it was the same Chambers Street, and others remembered a time when the building housed illegal activities. It couldn’t be further from its former life with all […]