By Janel Bladow on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:44 am
Image by Dan Moyle, via Flickr.  Real estate sales are up all over the Catskills, according to realtors across the region who say that rustic, country and move-in-ready homes are attracting buyers. But while the number of sales are up, the price of what’s... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:23 pm
Above: Locally cured bacon from Fleisher's, the artisanal Catskills butcher shop that has outposts in Kingston and Park Slope, Brooklyn. Photo via the Fleisher's Facebook page.  Another downstate media outlet is tackling our question: Is 2015 the year of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 - 1:35 pm
Above: A Southside cocktail made with Warwick Gin at Livingston Manor, a new bar in downtown Brooklyn. Photo via the Livingston Manor website.  Livingston Manor, the Sullivan County hamlet, meet Livingston Manor, the new bar in downtown Brooklyn. The bar... Read more
By diane dwyer on Thursday, May. 16, 2013 - 7:02 am
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2013 - 11:32 am
Above: Vintage t-shirts -- catnip for hipsters -- at The Mystery Spot Antiques in Phoenicia. Photo via the Mystery Spot Facebook Page.  Yes, the Catskills have been called "Brooklyn North" before. Often.  But this year, Phoenicia is taking a real run at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 - 1:08 pm
Image by Flickr user Samantha Manton. Say it ain't so, New York Times "Our Towns" columnist Peter Applebome! Not only are you jumping on the "Hudson Valley/Catskills is the new Brooklyn" bandwagon, but you're doing it with an enormous 2,553-word NYT... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2011 - 11:50 am
Video: They Might Be Giants performs "Canajoharie," a song off their new album Join Us, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, October 2, 2010. In an interview with Gothamist yesterday about They Might Be Giants' new album release, legendary alt-rocker... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 - 12:59 pm
Brooklyn Bridge in the snow, by Randy Lemoine. Photo via Flickr, some rights reserved.  Michele Forsten, the director of communications for New York City College of Technology/CUNY, bought a condo in Ulster County in order to get away from the big city.... Read more


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