Tag Archives: riverfront

What’s Up Peekskill? Snowmageddon, or just winter?

The weather forecasters on tv call it Snowmageddon. I call it winter. Chill folks, it snows in winter. Just dig yourselves out and come downtown to be fed and entertained.

Thursday, January 21

• Fred Gillen, Jr.





@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Live Band Karaoke hosted by JP Patrick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Karaoke night hosted by Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

• Swing Night
with The Benson-Scott Big Band
@ Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, January 22

• Joe Duraes
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Jeremy Baum HB3Trio
@ Bean Runner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Drew Bordeaux
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The NY Hitmen
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, January 23

• Momma’s Little Helper
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• The Voyagers
@ Bean Runner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Class Action
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Soul Fusion
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, January 24

• Joe Adami
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• Qu Boii & Eclectic Paradise
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm

What’s Up Peekskill? Last Weekend of Summer Edition.

Here is your weekly round up of events that are rocking Peekskill. For recurring events, please scroll to the bottom.

Thursday, September 17th

• Live Band Karaoke
Hosted by JP Patrick with the 12 Grapes House Band
@12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Conigliaro Consort
the HR
@ Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

• Steve Chizmadia
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

Friday, September 18th

• Andrea & the Armenian Rug Riders
@12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The Hitmen
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Joe Duraes and The Skillz
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Kristin Hoffmann and Premik Russell Tubbs
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, September 19th

• Taboo
a Santana tribute band
@12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Brazillian-Latin Jazz
with Annette A. Aguilar and the Stringbean 4Tet
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Prognosis
the prognosis
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

@ Gleason’s – 7:00 pm

• Music night at BSBS
featuring: The Bump, Jason Gambrell, Mark Sinnis and Foster Dad
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 7:00 pm

• P.E.A.C.E.
AMBIENT Music, Interactive, Looping – Be a part of the Symphony or just Chill!
Embark Peekskill – 8:00 pm

• Open Mic Night
hosted by Andy Rice
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Hot Rod Pacer
live in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

Sunday, September 20th

• Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band
@12 Grapes – 5:30 pm

Road Knights Classic Car Show 60th Anniversary
@ Peekskill’s Riverfront Green – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (no dogs, please).

• Austin
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Punk Rock Day on Sunday Fundays
featuring Jukebox Romantics, Least Best Beast and more
@The Peekskill Brewery – 4:00 – 7:30 pm

Ongoing Summer Events:

Peekskill Farmers’ Market
@ Bank Street in Peekskill – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Every Saturday.

Hudson River Cruises on the Tour Boat Evening Star
@ The Riverfront Green – 11:00 am; 7:00 pm Sunset Cruise

Downtown Peekskill Music Series
@ North Division Street

Sunday Funday Music Series
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:00 – 7:30 pm

Peekskill Summer Activities

Peekskill is a friendly town, and there’s lots to do if you’re looking for summer activities. Here are a few we think are worth a mention:

  • Hike or bike the Blue Mountain Reservation
    This 1,538-acre park right in Peekskill proper features miles of trails for mountain biking, strolling and nature study, and offers challenging hikes to the tops of two large peaks, Mt. Spitzenberg and Blue Mountain.
  • Take in a summer show or just chill by the water at Riverfront Green Park.  A great place to river watch, check out some cool sculptures, enjoy a picnic or bring the kids to the playground. There are nearby restaurants, bars, delis and an ice cream shop, so you don’t have to trek back to town.
  • Enjoy Peekskill and the Hudson Valley by getting out on the water for a relaxing cruise.
    trinity_1Trinity Cruise Company offers cruises from Peekskill’s Riverfront Green Park through the Hudson Highlands.  Check their calendar for their regular schedule and special events such as the monthly Wine Tasting Cruise with Dylan’s Wine Cellar and the Brews & Blues Cruise with Peekskill Brewery growlers.
  • Stop by to watch an evening basketball game or enjoy the spray pool on a hot summer day. Main St. Peekskill.
  • Take a tour of Peekskill points of interest on “Stella” the Peekskill Trolly.


Just Born: A New Beer for Riverkeeper. Name It!

The Peekskill Brewery. Photo by fredamoon.
Peekskill Brewery menu; photo by fredamoon. All links ours.

Glad tidings from the Greenburgh Daily Voice: “Peekskill Brewery and Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. are collaborating in brewing a new beer to benefit Riverkeeper. The harvest ale to be brewed at the Peekskill Brewery will be available to the public at the 2014 Hudson Hop and Harvest festival taking place Oct. 4 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Peekskill Riverfront Green Park….

Proceeds from the sale of the harvest ale will benefit Riverkeeper’s work to protect the Hudson River and the drinking water supply for 9 million New Yorkers, according to a press release.

Admission to the festival is free.

Riverkeeper needs volunteers to help run the compost station at the festival. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, food, beverages and more. For more information, contact Jeremy Cherson at outreach@riverkeeper.org.

The Riverkeeper staff also is seeking help from consumers to name the harvest ale. To suggest a name, click here.