The Barking Goose in Newburgh is ready to make you feel at home. Owners and Newburgh residents Jenifer Flynn and Lani Ricozzi enjoyed their time at Rough Draft in Kingston and decided Newburgh would be the perfect place to create a “nice, cozy little hang-out spot,” says Flynn, an English lit major in college, who sees the venture as a way to merge her love of food and books. You can order a local brew in the bar, then hop to the adjoining bookstore, where big couches beg you to kick back, relax and read while you munch on great fries, pork sliders or quiche. Flynn says book clubs and writers’ groups are planned, and writers such as Ken Foster, author of The Dogs Who Found Me and City of Dogs, have visited to sign books, meet fans and have a beer. Whether to relax with friends and sip wine after work or browse books with a beer in hand, Flynn and Ricozzi invite you to “Come, hang out.” Tue–Thu, Sun 11–9; Fri, Sat to 10. Closed Mon.
The Barking Goose Bookstore Bar & Cafe
16 North Plank Rd, Newburgh