I’m Simon and I host the WRRV afternoon show weekdays 3-7. I was born and raised outside of Hartford and moved to Poughkeepsie to go to Marist. After that, I started a band and got a job here at station. Things I'm into: Festivals, drum solos and grilled cheese. Things I'm not into: Polka, close talkers and burnt grilled cheese. Top 3 music fests to look forward to every year: Mountain Jam, Gathering of the Vibes and Bonnaroo. Sports teams: Bears, Red Sox, Golden State Warriors. My favorite parts of working at WRRV? Artist interviews, concerts, backstage passes and of course free pizza.
Derek Jeter’s Hudson Valley Castle Is Up For Sale
A historic Hudson Valley castle owned by Derek Jeter has been put on the market. And for a mere $14.75 million it could be all yours!
Hudson Valley Cabin Sought For Feature Film
Producers set to shoot a feature film in the Hudson Valley in August and September are looking for just the right cabin. According to the Hudson Valley Film Commission, the cabin should be secluded or at least appear to be.
Hudson Valley Town Named ‘Coolest In America’
The Hudson Valley is full of great places to live and work. But one town, in particular, has been named the 'coolest small town in America.
Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant To Be Reborn As Lolita’s
Culinary Chef Ed Kowalski is a busy guy, he runs two very successful eateries in Lola's Poughkeepsie and New Paltz. Now there's word that the former Crave will be reborn as Lolita's and will be serving delicious pizza to the Hudson Valley.
Marist College Buys New York City Office Space To Expand Campus
Marist College just made a major splash with the purchase of 18,000 square feet of space on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Which New York Bridge Has Been Misspelled For 50 Years?
New York lawmakers approved a plan Wednesday to fix the spelling on a bridge that has been misspelled for more than 50 years.
Hudson Valley Casting Call, Talent Sought For New Movie
A movie being shot in the Hudson Valley is looking to fill a number of roles. Are you experienced? Local producers could be looking for you.
Landmark Poughkeepsie Bar Shuts Doors For Good
In an out of the blue announcement, a popular Poughkeepsie bar has closed its doors for good. Patrons showing up to The Derby on Main Street Friday were greeted with a sign stating that as of June 1st, they'd be closed.
Once Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant Set To Re-Open
A once popular Poughkeepsie bar and restaurant will re-open under new management with a new name and vibe.
Boat Sinks After Collision In Hudson Valley Creek
Hudson Valley boating carries its risks. A boat struck a barge in the Esopus Creek on Saturday and sank.