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, Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:18 pm
Brace yourselves: The Catskills are having their biggest moment since the height of the Borscht Belt resorts in the '50s. Hudson Valley Magazine has dedicated its entire August issue to the region, declaring that "The Catskills Are Back," and featuring... Read more
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 WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 27, 2010 - 10:18 am
The New York Times declared on Monday that Rosendale has reached a Brooklyn hipster saturation point. How can you tell? Maggie Gyllenhaal has been spotted there, as have "vintage clothes and skinny jeans." And there's one cafe, Market Market, that seems... Read more
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