By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:07 pm
Phil Lenihan, the 61-year-old owner of an eclectic series of businesses that were revitalizing the town Roxbury in Delaware County, died suddenly on Friday, Oct. 31. Phil Lenihan had various careers as a punk band manager, classics scholar, and paralegal... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 - 3:58 pm
Halloween is a whole week of festivities this year. The fearsome fun began last weekend and continues through the big day itself on Friday, Oct. 31 and beyond. Here's our guide to Catskills Halloween events for Oct. 30 - Nov. 2. DELAWARE COUNTY Left: A... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:00 am
On Oct. 10, Watershed Post reader Tim Cox visited Blue Hole, a legendary swimming hole in the Ulster County hamlet of Sundown, and shared his shot in our Flickr Pool. (No word on whether he took a dip.) 
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 - 3:22 pm
The Catskills remain Brooklyn's primary source for American-Gothic-style atmospherics. A new music video for "Hey Doreen" from the Brooklyn-based indie band Lucius features familiar sites along Route 28 in Delaware and Ulster counties, including the... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:51 pm
A Boiceville sculptor has just returned from Baltimore, where he helped install his “Stargate”—a massive metalwork crafted mostly of upcycled vintage auto parts—in a prime location at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. Left: Heller next to... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 - 2:42 pm
Above: A promo for Haunted Huguenot Street, New Paltz's annual spookfest, featuring "Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Murder Mystery parties at the Deyo House." Tours, spirit readings and ghost stories all weekend.   It’s the darkening evening of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:11 pm
Photographer Caleb Jacobus took these photographs of the blazing fall colors in the Schoharie Valley this morning, Friday, Oct. 17. He was hiking on the cliffs in the town of Middleburgh, looking out towards Vroman's Nose and the Catskills. Below, there... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:18 pm
Above: A trailer for I Believe in Unicorns, a film that was partially shot in the Hudson Valley. It is a featured film at this year's Woodstock Film Festival.  The annual Woodstock Film Festival kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 15, bringing big names -- actors... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 - 4:39 pm
Last weekend's O+ Festival filled the city of Kingston with artists, musicians, and healthcare professionals, who swapped checkups for performances. Some of the creativity was permanent: Singer-songwriter Jack Dishel and graffiti collective Vor138 left a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 - 2:15 pm
Columbus Day Weekend is coming up, and the Catskills are making the most of summer's last hurrah.   If you're a Catskills local, you've been living in a slow-mo fireworks display for a couple of weeks now, as maples, beeches, birches and oaks erupt in a... Read more


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