Not only will Hudson Valley residents be on the lookout for Taylor Swift during Super Bowl  58, but they should also be on the lookout for a local business owner.

Hudson Valley Native to Appear in Super Bowl Ad

Earlier this week, Olaf the Clydesdale along with representatives from Budweiser took a little trip down to the Big Apple. While in Times Square they made at stop at Good Morning America on ABC to share a sneak peel at the Budweiser ad that is scheduled to air during this years Super Bowl.

Take a look:

As you can see, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales make another appearance in their 46th Super Bowl ad appearance.

But if you look a little closer, you may see a familiar face.

Dana Distributors Gets the Super Bowl Spotlight


The Budweiser commercial, directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and Emmy Award-winning commercial director Henry Alex Rubin, called "Old-School Delivery" also features a Hudson Valley local.

ABC News reports:

The delivery truck driver and his colleague, played by Fred Dana -- a real Budweiser wholesaler of more than three decades -- load the traditional wooden Budweiser hitch with beer before the team heads out into the snow.

Pretty cool, right?!

Fred Dana and Dana Distributors shared a little behind the scenes action on social media earlier this week. Check it out:

Head of Marketing at Budweiser USA, Kristina Punwani said in a statement to ABC News:

"Budweiser has been synonymous with the Super Bowl for decades and the broadcast continues to be a very special moment for our brand and a core pillar of our advertising strategy. We knew there was no better way to show Budweiser's continued commitment to delivering for its fans than with our biggest celebrities."

You can catch Fred Dana and his clydesdale co-stars on Super Bowl Sunday, February 11th starting at 6:30 pm on CBS.

15 Country Artists Primed to Headline a Super Bowl Halftime Show

Any way you slice it, country music is long overdue for its time in the spotlight at the Super Bowl. Although several artists have sung the national anthem at the game, the coveted halftime show has been anything but country for nearly three decades. The last time anyone from the genre headline the performance was in 1994, when Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna Judd and Naomi Judd did a medley of their biggest hits. With country music gaining in popularity, there's no better time than now to put one of our own in the spotlight. Here are 15 artists who are already primed to take on the task.

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Hudson Valley Distilled Spirit Makers

Any time of year is the perfect time to treat yourself to a cocktail made with one of the many fine distilled products you can find around the Hudson Valley. Visit the distilleries, figure out what you like then head home with a Hudson Valley made spirit to mix up your own version of a classic cocktails.

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