Here’s another reason to visit what is becoming Ulster County’s best-known town. The town is Highland, and it is growing in popularity. In case you didn’t know, Highland is just over the Mid Hudson Bridge across the river from Poughkeepsie. Or just above the Walkway Over the Hudson, if you prefer.
There are new stores and restaurants opening in Highland, and there are some great stores and restaurants that have been there for quite some time. It’s a good mix of new and old favourites. Recently the New York Times ran a whole series on Highland. The article wasn’t just about Highland’s big business, but also about new and long-time residents. Of course, they talked about the beauty of the Hudson Valley, which is pretty evident in Highland.
And now there’s a good reason to get to Highland early in the morning. The Baker’s Tale, a popular Highland bakery that opened at 578 Route 44/55 in December, is adding an incredible breakfast menu and will also be opening earlier in the week. This is really good news for hungry people who have to go to work. Baker’s Tale offers handmade artisan breads and pastries using traditional baking techniques, plus gluten-free options. And now they’ll be making gourmet breakfast sandwiches, wraps, and breakfast bowls. Like the Wrap Van Winkle and the Hudson Stacker.
Breakfast at Baker’s Tale starts tomorrow, April 30, at 7:00 a.m., but the bakery is open until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. On weekdays, you can now visit Wednesday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on this great bakery/restaurant, visit The Baker’s Tale website.
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