The Arlington Buzz

  • Arlington Town Center Pedestrian Plan

    The Arlington Business District’s pedestrian plan was created by the Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council to make the area friendlier to get around. Their objective   Improve pedestrian access to the Town Center   Enhance the pedestrian experience in Arlington   Establish a vision for what the Town Center could look like Focus: Create a walkable, […]

  • About the Arlington Business District

    In 2001, a group of individuals including the local town counsel came together to establish what is now known as the Arlington Business Improvement District, or BID. The purpose of the BID is to enhance and encourage the growth of Arlington Businesses through marketing (events, website, promotional material), beautification (landscaping, lighting, maintaining the cleanliness of […]

  • Children’s Yoga

    Youngster Yogis on the Lawn, Ages 2-6, Saturdays 9:30-10:15am This class is geared towards ages 2-6. Focusing on balance and breath work, children will explore their bodies by moving through asanas (yoga poses) with the encouragement of imagination and story telling. Children will learn healthy peer interaction through the use of partner poses. They will refine balance […]

  • Creative Painting & Yoga Class for Kids

    What better way to encourage creativity than to mix art with yoga?! Art is another creative way for kids to express themselves. In this class, we’ll explore art outdoors while painting. There are various reasons to take art outside. It’s meditative, it teaches kids to observe, it’s a way to record memories, it engages the […]

  • Concert Series

    Don’t miss out on the line-up of musicians for our annual Concert Series that are being held on the Lawn at Vassar College this Summer. Click here for the schedule for the concert series.

  • Farmers’ Market

    The Farmers’ Market will be held weekly on the Lawn at Vassar College. Click here for the scheduled day and times.

  • Yoga on the Lawn

    Coming Tuesday, June 7th: Yoga On The Lawn with Hudson River Yoga.  Join Hudson River Yoga instructor Susannah Grange for an evening of stretch, strengthening, and release tension every Tuesday through August 25th at 5:30pm on the Vassar Alumnae Lawn (123 Raymond Avenue). First class on June 7th is free, $12 for each additional Yoga Class on the lawn. […]

  • And Zen…

    Our first Yoga on the Lawn was a huge success!   Thank you to everyone that came out, especially Susannah Grange! We hope you will join us this Tues. July 28th for our next session. Please email Susannah if you would like to attend or have any questions.  $12.  Weather permitting.  

  • Jennifer Grace Rocked!

    In case you’ve missed any of the free concerts here in Arlington, here’s what you missed at last week’s Jennifer Grace show: Jennifer_Grace_ABID_Concert_Series Thanks Jennifer for a rockin’ performance!

  • Farm Fresh

    Wondering what you can find the Arlington Farmer’s Market?  Take a peek at just a few of the delicious finds.

  • The Yogi’s Are Coming!

    Arlington Business Improvement District is proud to sponsor a new event this year- Yoga On The Lawn. Each week on Tuesdays at 6pm,  beginners, drop-in, families, and children age 13 and up are welcome to participate in a one-hour session of stretching, strengthening and tension relief moves that are suitable for all levels. Mats and props […]

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    In the News!

    A very big “Thank You” to Hudson Valley News Network for spotlighting the hard work and launch of this year’s Farmer’s Market! Have you checked us out yet?! What’s your favorite stand? Let us know on Facebook or Instagram!  

  • Volunteers Needed!

    Are you looking for a fun way to volunteer and help our community? Well, the Arlington Business Improvement District needs your help. We are looking for volunteers to help hand out maps and event listings for some of our weekly events. Volunteers are needed on Wednesdays from 6-8pm for the Arlington Summer Concert Series and […]

  • WIC Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

      The Arlington Business Improvement District is proud to announce that some of our farm stands accept WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program.  This year, Page Farms, Running Creek Farm, and Wilklow Farm are accepting WIC. “The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is associated with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, […]

  • Law Enforcement Day

    The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Benevolent Association (PBA), and the Arlington Business Improvement District ( are proud to once again host a Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department “Law Enforcement Day.” The free, youth-oriented event will be held on Saturday, June 6th on the Vassar Alumnae Lawn from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year, Law […]

  • Why move your business to Arlington?

    Arlington doesn’t just have it all when it comes to serving consumers — it’s also a business-friendly neighborhood with reasonable rental rates and pricing, ideal for opening in, or relocating to. The area’s active Business Improvement District (BID) enhances the experience for all who live, work, play or do business there. That dedication has made […]

  • Law Enforcement Day – Saturday, June 6th

      TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE POLICE DEPARTMENT “LAW ENFORCEMENT DAY” BRINGS FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN TO ARLINGTON BUSINESS DISTRICT Youth-Oriented Event to be held on June 6th, During the Second Annual Classic Car Show   POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, April 12, 2015 – The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Benevolent Association (PBA), in cooperation with the Arlington Business Improvement District (, a […]

  • Arlington Farmers’ Market – Starts June 4th

      ARLINGTON FARMERS’ MARKET KICKS OFF  ANOTHER SEASON ON JUNE 4TH  Market Nourishes Community and Farmers Alike   POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, April __2014 –The Arlington Business Improvement District (Arlington BID –, a focus group dedicated to fostering sustainability for businesses and organizations that call Poughkeepsie’s Arlington neighborhood home, has announced that the Arlington Farmers’ Market […]