"...patrons in metallic-washed boots are talking about Kierkegaard..."

"...starting at the Lost Sock Launderette and ending a block later at Murrays, an airy cafe set in a 19th century brick church"

the wall street journal


"For breakfast, our favorite spot is Murray’s"

"Tivoli is tiny, but thanks to its proximity to Bard, it’s grown a lot over the last few years and has some great dining options. For breakfast, our favorite spot is Murray’s, a coffee shop and café housed in an old church. The food is fantastic..."



"Tivoli NY: Authenticity on the Hudson."

the new york times


"Soul Food"

"Aside from its tastefully appointed and welcoming interior, Murray’s attracts a mix of regulars and newcomers because of its delicious and inventive menu emphasizing local products..."

Almanac weekly


"Good Food for Thought"

"Imaginative preparation of local ingredients is a taste treat in Tivoli"

the observer


Japanese Tour Guide Feature

papersky magazine


"Small Town Restauranteurs Transform Former Church Into Stunning Café" 

"Located in Upstate New York's charming village of Tivoli, Murray's brilliantly preserves and showcases the original architecture of the once functioning place of worship with stained glass windows, church pews and exposed brick...."



"Tivoli Hot Spot"

"Most college students wait until after graduation to start their first business, but Bard students Jake Stortini and Jesse Feldmus couldn’t wait..."

chronogram magazine


"A Day Trip In-The-Know New Yorkers Are Taking"

"If a more hearty meal is in order, jump next door to Murray’s, a former church now converted into a cafe that serves up locally-sourced plates..."

Bon appétit


"Complete with stained-glass windows and divine coffee"

"Murray's, a coffeeshop and cafe, was one of the first in the new wave of businesses to open."