Jessica Porter


Nick Bove
Nov. 7, 2016
Tannersville recently welcomed a new outdoors store, Hunter Mountain Outfitters. The shop celebrated its grand opening on Memorial Day weekend, and is gearing up for its first winter season. But it’s the indoor rock wall that makes the store unique in... Read more
Apr. 22, 2016
Above: The 2015 Catskills Book Festival. Photo via Writers in the Mountains.  This Sunday, local writers, illustrators, editors, educators, booksellers, publishers and journalists will gather at the Union Grove Distillery in the Delaware County hamlet of... Read more
Mar. 29, 2016
Above: LIBRA, a new store on Main Street in Tannersville, was formerly a boutique in Brooklyn. Photo by Jessica Porter.  LIBRA, a women’s clothing and gift shop, opened in August 2015 on Main Street in Tannersville, featuring affordable and eco-conscious... Read more
Mar. 7, 2016
Above: A view looking up through Upper Devil's Kitchen. The newly-legal trail towards Platte Clove Road is on the right. Photos by Marty Molitoris/Alpine Endeavors.  An unmarked trail that is the safest way into the Devil’s Kitchen has become public... Read more
Feb. 17, 2016
When Cathy and Ben Ballone bought the shuttered Catskill Game Farm in 2012, they hoped to breathe new life into the historic former private zoo. Instead, they have spent four years unsuccessfully seeking millions of dollars from investors to rehabilitate... Read more
Aug. 12, 2015
Above: Bike rentals at the Roxbury General Store in Roxbury. Photo via the Roxbury General Store's Facebook page.  The Catskills are a bicycler’s paradise with hundreds of miles of trails and roads perfect for bikers of all skill levels. Whether you’re... Read more
Jun. 29, 2015
Steep slopes and restless streams make the Catskill Mountains rich waterfall territory. Here are 10 falls worth visiting, winnowed down from the dozens and dozens to be found in the region. Some are a cool reward at the end of a rugged hike, while... Read more