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During her studies in communication sciences at Long Island University, Ann Marie teamed up with a group that opened a night club in Long Island and then a café in Downtown Manhattan. When she moved to the Hudson Valley, she worked as a catering manager at the Eclisse Westchester Eclisse Restuarant for several years.
ANMARIE took a break from the catering operation to found a home, but kept using her abilities to organise fundraisers for schools. It has more than 14 years of gastronomic, hotel and catering expertise and still enjoys every second job in this sector.
The Garrison is a small village in Putnam County, New York, USA. It' part of the city of Philipstown, on the eastern side of the Hudson River, opposite the United States Military Academy at West Point. Garrison Metro-Nord train terminal is serving the city. The name Garrison (a.k.a. Garrison's Landing) comes from second lieutenant Isaac Garrison, who was holding a Hudson River plot across from West Point and ran a Hudson River crossroad.
Beverly Garrison and Isaac were at the Battle of Fort Montgomery in 1777, taken prisoner by the Brits and later released. In 1969, for the movie Hello, Dolly! with Barbra Streisand, Garrison was the shooting site for the Yonkers sequences. Home to many non-profit and charitable organisations.
The Manitoga is the vast forest garden property of the modernistic architect Russel Wright, and the site of his National Register of Historic Places is a National Heritage. It' run by the non-profit Russel Wright Design Center with itineraries. Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, which was established in 1987 with its first Manitoga appearances, is now in Boscobel, a federal building (built 1804-1808) for the Morris States Dyckmanns.
Constitutional Marsh is an Audubon Shrine with hiking paths and canoeing on the Hudson River. Hudson Highlands Land Trust supports and encourages nature protection in the area. Garrison Institute is a progressive interreligious organisation and a centre of retreats. Hastings Centre, established in 1969, is an international think tanks and research centre for ethics.
Garrison Art Center supports the work of locals and region. Outward Bound USA, the world's leading adventurous and education organisation, also has its head office in Garrison. The Garrison is home to the Garrison Union Free school. GUFS is a K-8 language training group. Graduates have the option of going to Haldane in the cold spring or across the O'Neill to Highland Falls in high schools.
Manitou is a privately owned Garrison Center that focuses on bi-lingual teaching, experience-oriented teaching and goal-oriented playing. Sgt Hamilton Fiish II, a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Park Avenue Contingent" and the first of the Rough Riders who died, was murdered near Seville, Cuba, on June 23, 1898 and is dead in the cemetery of St. Phillips Church in Garrison, NY.
Revolutionary War, imprisoned by the British with a 14-year-old boy, Beverly Garrison, Battle of Ft. Montgomery 1777. Co-founder of Garrison's Landing. Dramatist, scriptwriter and author John Pielmeier is living in Garrison with his family. Constructed in 1867 Hurst-Pierrepont Estate in Garrison.
Juli Taymor, theatre, cinema and operatic filmmaker, is living in Garrison.