More than ever, new opportunities are happening in the Hudson Valley. We may have noticed an increase in people who have been visiting the Hudson Valley and have moved here.

The number of casting calls in the Hudson Valley has increased and continues to grow. I enjoy living in an area where there is something new to do and a community in each county that has diverse groups of people who come together. 

Casting Calls Take Place In The Hudson Valley


Hudson Valley Casting is a locally owned casting company. This is run by the Casting Director and Owner, Heidi Eklund of Heidi Eklund Casting. Eklund knew that she needed to connect students with professional actors within the Hudson Valley community

The Hudson Valley Film Commission is a nonprofit organization that helps productions find local cast and crew members, locations and more. Laurent Rejto is the founder and director of the Hudson Valley Film Commission.

There has been a local casting call related to Adams Fairacre Farms. Look-alikes were needed to play the roles of Mary and Ralph Adams in the new commercial for the new location of Adams in Wallkill, NY.

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The Hudson Valley is lucky to have so many casting companies and opportunities close to home.

Casting Calls Have Increased In The Hudson Valley


Companies such as HBO Max, Hallmark, Netflix, Showtime and more have filmed in the Hudson Valley.

With filming that takes place within the Hudson Valley, there may be times that certain buildings, roads and trails may be temporarily closed to make this possible.

SEE ALSO: Alert: Hudson Valley Stores And Pharmacies Reducing Hours Of Operation

Kingston, NY Mayor Warns Residents Of Parking Restrictions


The City of Kingston, NY posted a release about information from the Mayor Kingston, Steven T. Noble.

An upcoming and local filming will take place in the City of Kingston, NY. The filming will be across the city from March 20, 2023, until March 22, 2023.

Parking Restrictions Will Take Place In March of 2023 In Kingston, NY

According to the City of Kingston,

"From 11:59pm on Sunday, March 19 to 12:00pm on Wednesday, March 22, there will be no parking on the YMCA side of Pine Grove Ave between Broadway and Susan Street. During this time, there will be no parking on the cemetery side of Pine Grove Ave between Cemetery Lane and Mary’s Ave. There will be no parking in the median of Pine Grove Ave between Broadway and the YMCA entrance."

On Monday, March 20, 2023, there will be no parking available on either side of Cornell Street, from Broadway to Smith Avenue from 5:00 am until 7:00 pm.

There will also be no parking on Ten Broeck Avenue from Cornell Street to Grand Street. This also includes no parking on Grand Street from Ten Broeck Avenue to Smith Avenue.

Intermittent traffic control in the localized area will be from 12:00 pm, noon and 6:00 pm.

Some Roads In Kingston, NY Will Be Temporarily Closed


According to the City of Kingston, 

"From 5:00am on Monday, March 20 through Wednesday, March 22 at 12:00pm, parts of the Cornell Street municipal parking lot will be closed. From 5:00am Monday, March 20 to 3:00am Tuesday, March 21, there will be no parking on the south side of Thomas Street."

"From 6:00pm on Monday, March 20 to 3:00am on Tuesday, March 21, there will be a rolling roadblock on Route 9-W from the Delaware Ave exit through North Broadway in Port Ewen."

"From 6:00am Tuesday, March 21 through 4:00am Wednesday, March 22, there will be no parking on either side of Broadway between Liberty St./Elmendorf St. and St. James St. There will be intermittent traffic control in these areas between 12pm on March 21 and 4:00am on March 22, 2023."

Plan to park else where or take alternative routes during these dates.

Where is your favorite place to visit in Kingston, NY? Share with us below.

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4 Places To Try Cryotherapy in the Hudson Valley

Have You Ever Heard Of Cryotherapy?

Healthline describe cryotherapy as,

"Cryotherapy, which literally means “cold therapy,” is a technique where the body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures for several minutes.

Cryotherapy can be delivered to just one area, or you can opt for whole-body cryotherapy. Localized cryotherapy can be administered in a number of ways, including through ice packs, ice massage, coolant sprays, ice baths, and even through probes administered into tissue."

I have heard that taking cool showers if beneficial to your health but this is stepping it up.

What Are The Benefits Of Cryotherapy?

WEB MD describes the benefits of cryotherapy.

Those who have tried cryotherapy claim that it assists with weight loss, reduces inflammation, pain and swelling, can improve blood circulation, boost metabolism and more.

As always, have a conversation with your doctor before trying something new to make sure its suitable for you.

Here Are 4 Places To Try Cryotherapy In The Hudson Valley

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