The corner of Liberty and South William has another new business opening up called Rob’s Roast Coffees. Opening day will be tomorrow, July 26th at 7am. The coffee shop has a cyclist inspired decor, nodding to Rob’s triathlon love and passion. In his spare time he fixes old bicycles. He was trying to find a location for his shop up and down the Hudson Valley when he happened up Liberty Street in a “happy accident”.
This new venture joins new activity happening on Southern Liberty Street – Oliver and Chatfield, the new space for lease at 42 Liberty Street, new hair salon Liberty and Beauty, and another exciting project soon to be formally announced for South William Street.
Common Ground Farm is pleased to announce the start of the 2019 Newburgh Farmers’ Market season on Saturday, July 13th from 10-2 pm. The market will be open every Saturday from 10-2 pm until the last day of the season on October 19th, offering a wide variety of local produce and other agricultural products including meat, eggs, maple syrup, beverages and body products. In 2019, the market will be located in the beautiful outdoor park at the Safe Harbors Green, 95-107 Broadway, in Newburgh, New York.
The wait is finally over, (or at least until Monday) for the general public to get a taste of Newburgh’s newest restaurant, Hudson Taco. It has undergone quite the transformation since the days the West Shore Train Station was an abandoned eyesore on Newburgh’s waterfront. The renovated space has been empty for years since the Railroad Playhouse left. Since last summer work began behind the scenes to get the restaurant ready. Now, alongside the Pizza Shop, the West Shore Train Station will undoubtedly become the destination for those looking for casual family-friendly dining options, yet still chic enough for a date night.
The name says it all – tacos. There are more than a dozen options with options for vegetarians, vegans, and the carb conscious. You can also find an array of appetizers, bowls, and sides if you want something different. They will be serving lunch, weekend brunch, and even delivery. Newburgh Brewery fans will be excited to learn about the special collaboration brew, Amaizing. Hopefully, Hudson Taco will help foster Newburgh’s growing restaurant scene west of Water Street. See below for more scenes from the friends and family opening night.
In a recent post on Instagram, Jodi Cummings, owner of Caffe Macchiato announced that the cafe will be closing Jan 2. Jodi bought the cafe from the previous owners who started the business over 10 years ago when Liberty Street lacked retail and destination options. It has been a favorite for lunch and brunch, filled with families and friends. We are sad to see the restaurant close but happy Jodi will be able to take the break that she needs.
The owner of North Plank Tavern has signed a lease for the space and will take over with a brand new restaurant.
We’ve been waiting for months and the end is almost near. Hudson Taco is set to open this coming January. The date was apparently set back by the installation of an outdoor patio of the West Shore Train Station. They have already created a separate entrance for the restaurant and are keen on Newburgh pride. Extra parking spots will be added as well a new crosswalk that the owners hope will bridge the gap between the waterfront and the Liberty Street restaurants.
Chef Leon is back with his own pop-up event space at 188 Liberty Street called Lodger. Brunch is served on Sunday’s, 10am-1pm and is just $12.50 a person. You are served a variety of surprise dishes – whatever is being cooked that day. Leon also is passionate about books. He hosts Book & Bread dinners for $75 a person Sunday evenings. There, you will bind a book using old techniques. The pop-up space is available for private dinners where you can design a menu that fits your price point and palate.
Lodger was awarded an Awesome Foundation grant. They will be working with Newburgh high school students to learn everything about cooking – farm to table. They will also help build a clay oven in the patio and have an opportunity to host their own night at Lodger.
Dining here is truly an experience, even more so when all of a sudden you are in a deep conversation with everyone around the table like you are old friends. Be sure to visit the website or Instagram page for more details. Make reservations if you want to be sure you are seated.