Ira Gutner, the well-known owner of Samuel’s of Rhinebeck, died Fri., April 4, reportedly of a heart attack. He is shown here at the 2013 Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, one of the many community efforts he enjoyed supporting. Samuel’s will celebrate its 20th anniversary April 30. Gutner is survived by his husband of two years, John Schwartz.
With spring around the corner, village representatives are meeting to discuss outdoor dining options once again.