Does it not give Gardiner residents a sense of pride to see its local businesses recognized for excellence? Yes indeed, and every Spring, Hudson Valley Magazine’s annual “Best of Hudson Valley®” (BOHV) starts up again with a new season of excitement.
Everyone living in Gardiner knows that we have our share of artists and celebrities in residence. However, one local professional artist—meaning one who makes a living from their art—is both locally incognito and internationally known.
Since the early days, free climbing — a form of rock climbing in which climbers use ropes and other equipment to protect against injury during falls, but not to assist progress — has become a mainstream sport.