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January 1, 2017
90 MINUTES BY CAR
For great skiing within easy reach of New York, head for the high Catskills. Drive via Palenville, stopping for a light lunch at Circle W. The owner looks like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting.
If it’s not too crowded...
December 29, 2016
Invest in Greene - Buy in Greene
In the summer of 2015 alone, two microbreweries in Greene County have opened and have been extremely successful. But the growth hasn’t stopped there. Crossroads Brewing Company in Athens opened in October 2010 and has plans to expand into Catskill come summer of 2017....
December 22, 2016
SARAH MASLIN NIR
A few days before Christmas two years ago two tractor-trailers wended through the snow from the Hamptons on Long Island to the tiny mountain town of Tannersville, N.Y., squealing to a stop on Main Street.
Roll gates lifted to reveal a bounty little seen in the peaks of...
November 27, 2016
Nearly 50 mountaintop businesses, restaurants and other enterprises teamed up Saturday to support the local economy through Small Business Saturday.
“The local chambers of commerce did just a fantastic job bringing everybody together for this,” Windham shop owner Bill S...
October 27, 2016
Before Marc Chodock was a country hotelier, he was a New York City finance guy. Working in private equity, the son of a small-business owner found himself drawn to funding small enterprises, where a modest investment could have a big, feel-good payoff. He especially li...
June 16, 2016
Nick Bove and Lori Torgersen truly understand the concept of “If you build it, they will come”. These proprietors of Coxsackie Bike & Sport and Windham Mountain Outfitters are hearty proponents of the development and expansion of outdoor adventure experiences in Green...
September 25, 2015
With summer now officially behind us, autumn is here and we’re daydreaming about apple picking, fall foliage and hot toddies. With seasonal change, it only seems fitting that our travel recommendations follow suit–that hotel with the pool suddenly seems much less appea...
January 27, 2015
Sourced Adventures first entered our radar with their Instagram hashtag #EscapeNYC. We were intrigued by their choice of hashtag, so we checked out their website and had to pick our jaws up off the floor. This small team of outdoor enthusiasts were packing busfulls of...
April 14, 2006
C. J. HUGHES
FOR a good part of the 20th century, summer in the Catskills was synonymous with "Dirty Dancing"-style resorts and modest closet-size bungalows. What were less celebrated were its steep, hemlock-draped peaks -- notched and curved like teeth on a saw -- and its impressi...
May 28, 2003
After Elena Agostinis Patterson painted her gray house orange (and purple and yellow and green -- with dentures in a glass decorating the bedroom shutters and a toothpaste tube on the bathroom ones), a funny thing happened to the traffic patterns in this languishing Ca...
Where to go outside New York
Craft Beverage Boom Spikes Economic Development in Greene County, NY
A Trove of Hamptons Glamour Finds a New, Humbler Home
Mountaintop shops unite for Small Business Saturday
Your Next Weekend Escape: Scribner's Catskill Lodge in New York
Investments in Outdoor Adventure Lead to Business Expansion in Tannersville, NY
Escape Brooklyn Fall Getaway Giveaway: The Deer Mountain Inn
Hunter Mountain with Sourced Adventures
HAVENS | Tannersville, N.Y.; A More Sedate Catskills Outlives the Borscht Belt
True Colors, Shining Through. And Taste?
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