Lisa Green's Blog Posts

What To Do With Those Old CDs And The Cases They Came In

If you are anything like me, chances are you have a stack of old CD's taking up space somewhere in your home since iTunes became  your music library. I haven't known how or where or even

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Keeping Up With Nyack Events

There is always so much going on in Nyack that it it is not always easy to keep up with the events. Visit Nyack has local events listed making it much easier to plan ahead! Its always great to meet

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Breathtaking Views Of The Hudson River

There is nothing more beautiful than the breathtaking views of the Hudson River, whether from the river's edge or from the top of Tweed Boulevard. Daytime, with the sailboats or night time with

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Happy Spring

I love Spring! I get so much joy watching as the flowers in my garden push their way through the earth until their beautiful, colorful faces open up to greet me each day. Each one a

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Philips Hue Motion Sensors

Philips recently released a new product that totally changed the way I use my smart home (apartment)!  It's a motion sensor and it's brilliant.  I have put one right at the front door

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What To Do On Your Snow Day

So it's snowing A LOT out here in Nyack as I type this... Actually, a lot may be a bit of an understatement.  Anyways, it got me thinking: What's the best way to enjoy a snow

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Always Double Check When Paying For Parking

I was parked up in Nyack a few days ago to get a haircut and rushed out because I knew I only had about 5 minutes or so left on the meter.  But when I returned back to my car, to my disbelief,

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What Nyack Really Means

So a lot of people are familiar with Nyack but I'm sure not many of you know that the word Nyack comes from the Nyack Indians language of Renneiu meaning "point of land".You may be wondering "Why

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Rivertown Film Fundraiser

Rivertown Film is holding its 3rd Annual Fundraiser tonight. Such a wonderful way to get to know our amazing Nyack artists and support the Rivertown Film Society.http://rivertownfilm.org/?post_type

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Afternoon With Spirit

Nyack is a town with so much to offer. From Farmer's Markets to Art Exhibits at the Hopper House. Nyack is also the home to many different religious and spiritual practices from East

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Hudson Valley Home Sales Are Up In 2016

Home sales across our MLS increased by 12.5% in 2016.  Home sales went up by 2,019 units to 18,145 closings in 2016.  Rockland County sales specifically grew 12.3% in 2016

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The Difference Between Carrara And Calacatta Marble

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Carrara and Calacatta marble?  I used to be like many of you that would use the terms interchangeably, but there are differences between

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Congratulations Maura

The long awaited move from Main St to South Broadway has finally happened for Maura's Peruvian Kitchen. The move happened just in time for a big New Year's Eve bash! I had previous plans so wasn't

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TaRa Institute A Gem In Valley Cottage

The TaRa Institute is a wonderful Wellness Center right here in Valley Cottage and yet, it seems that so few people know about it. TaRa Institute was established Tashi Dolma and Tashi Rabten

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Nyack Indoor Street Fair

This weekend is the Nyack Indoor Street Fair at the Nyack Center. The perfect place to find something special for the holidays and a great time to support our local community. Come on!

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The Best Way To Clean Your Smartphone

Most people don't know this, but your smartphone screen is a highly sensitive piece of technology.  It contains several delicate layers that could be damaged by using the wrong cleaning methods

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Have The Right Tires On Your Car For Winter

Are you sure your car is really winter ready?  Sometimes a lot of people overlook their tires as something that needs serious attention during the change of seasons.  The rubber you have

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Nyack Halloween Parade 2016

The Nyack Chamber of Commerce hosted its 29th annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 29 in the heart of Nyack. The event, organized by the Chamber and sponsored by leading local merchants,

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Nyack Car Detailing

If you're in Rockland and looking to get your car detailed look no further than Hi Tech Car Detailing located right in Nyack on Route 59.  For just $160 you can get a full detail from these

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Nyack Halloween Parade This Weekend

Just a reminder to all out there that this weekend (October 29) is the famous Nyack Halloween Parade!!!  It's a great event and such fun for friends and family.  Here's a little

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Bar Taco In Nyack

It seems that there is a very real possibility that "Bar Taco" may be opening in Nyack and I'm very excited!  For 2 or 3 years now, my family have been driving a half hour to

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Voting Right Or Responsibility

The right to vote - privilege or responsibility?I'm so tired of hearing about the upcoming elections, the candidates, the criticism, the nonsense but the one thing that I do wonder about

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Time Management And Fitted Sheets

There's no doubt that just about everything in life can be improved with good time management. Find your priorities and address those first. That being said, it is one of my

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Big Graphic Design For A Not So Big Price

Looking for a Graphic Designer???  Look no further than Hudson Valley Graphic Design.I had the pleasure of joining Janeen Violante and her crew at Hudson Valley Graphic Design for the grand

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Bellvale Farms Creamery

Not too long ago I had the pleasure of joining one of my colleagues to the grand opening of a Playa Art Gallery in Warick NY.  It was a lovely event and also deserves a blog post of its.

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Congratulations Art Cafe

Congratulations to Art Cafe! They won best outdoor dining in Rockland County. Well done! Well deserved! If you haven't been to Art Cafe ( where have you been?!) you'll surely enjoy the great food

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Nyack Slide The City Fun

http://www.nyacknewsandviews.com/2016/08/slide-city-nyack-20160827/Nyack's Slide Yhe City was a huge success. No doubt the beginning of a new tradition for Nyack. So many happy faces bringing the

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Nyack Residents Check This Out

I was recently doing some market research when I stumbled upon this fun fact: the average price of a home in Nyack is $924k!!!  I'm sure a lot of you are not sure exactly how much your home is

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Our New New York Bridge Three Years In Two Minutes

I have to be honest, I was not originally a fan of  the New New York Bridge design. However, having sailed under the Tappan Zee Bridge on several occasions, and vowing to

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Soup Angels Of Nyack

Have you heard of the Soup Angels?  "Soup Angels' mission is to provide a free, nutritious homemade supper to anyone who needs a meal, no questions asked." Earlier this month I had the

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Aug 15 2016 22392 1

Nyack's Pie Lady and Son - I have 2 nieces who are self proclaimed foodies, majoring in desserts. They do their research and seek out desserts of all kinds and make it their business to confirm or

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First Step To Smartening Up Your Home

So I recently took the plunge and bought some smart lights for my place and I want to be the first one to tell you.....IT'S AMAZING!  If you don't know what smart lights are, they are basically

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Nyack A Must See

It was so nice to see Nyack listed as one of the "10 Must-See Underrated Cities to Visit This Summer" in the U.S. News Travel. Made me think about how every time I return to New York from a

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1000ft Water Slide In Nyack

Have you heard of the 1000ft water slide coming to Nyack?On August 27 there will be a huge, gigantic, fantabulous waterslide coming to Nyack!  The plans are to have it stretch from Midland

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Jun 30 2016 22392 1

Lunch at the Time Hotel in Nyack,It was a beautiful day, a perfect day to enjoy lunch outside. Nyack has many lunch options, Art Cafe, Strawberry Place, Brickhouse just to name a few,  but

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Nyack Classic Car Night

Everyone get ready for one of my favorite events in Nyack!  On Thursday, July 14 at 5pm the Nyack Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Nyack Classic Car Night!If

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Jun 25 2016 22392 1 Nyack The Heart Of The Hudson Valley

I'm very proud and grateful to live in Nyack, a community that embraces the gifts that come with diversity. A community that will stand together and that will cry together and, I pray, take action

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The Fire Mountain School Of Conscious Fighting In Nyack

For years now I've had the pleasure of working with Sifu Ed Durso studying his proprietary system of Conscious Fighting.  What is Conscious Fighting you ask?  Well, in its simplest form I

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