Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2011: Meet Guest Blogger Atticus Lanigan


I am a wife to a brilliant Irishman from whom I steal all my good jokes. I am a mother to two lovely children, Mairead, who’s almost 4, and Paddy Ice, who’s almost 5 months.

I spent the first part of my life in Chicago. When I was 15, my family moved to the Hudson Valley and it has been home every since. I have a master’s degree in City & Regional Planning and have worked as a planner for the past 5 years, most recently for the County of Orange in Goshen. I love maps. I love color, especially purple, blue and yellow. I am a freelance writer very often seeking the opportunity to write about our Hudson Valley towns. I am currently under the spell of one important notion: that the Hudson Valley heals us and sometimes does this by ripping us apart. Like most people, I love to eat.


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