By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 7, 2010 - 3:43 pm
Vera Farmiga is in Kingston today, filming her directorial debut, "Higher Ground." (She's been scouting for talent for the movie a while now.) As the Times Herald-Record reports, the production crew is closing down a few streets entirely. That plan... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jun. 5, 2010 - 2:25 pm
Photographer Joe Damone, an Andes resident, snapped a photo of the doggy scene around town last week. (Check out more of Joe's work on his Watershed Post directory page or on his website.) If you're a photographer working in the Catskills, we'd love to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 4, 2010 - 12:31 am
A sunny moment at Mountain Jam. This weekend in the Catskills, you can ogle a tractor, quaff a locally-brewed beer, prance in a Pride parade, and mob the stage with the masses at the Mountain Jam music festival. Mountain Jam Festival - Friday, June 4... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 10:11 am
Remember Janet Hicks and Eddie Mullins? Last year, the New York Times wrote the thirtysomething Brooklyn art types into a story about upstate home buyers. (Bonus points to the Times for the title: The New Country Squires.) Not content to sit around... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, May. 29, 2010 - 11:17 am
Summer may not officially be here until June 21, but Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the season in the Catskills. In the town of Andes, on Route 28 in Delaware County, three new business ventures are debuting this weekend. We stopped in at... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 28, 2010 - 11:57 am
The legendary 80s band is playing a benefit for the Woodstock Day School at the Bearsville Theater tonight. In anticipation, the Daily Freeman interviewed Chris Stein, the band's guitarist: The band’s connection to Bearsville comes from Stein, who lives... 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
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 26, 2010 - 9:53 am
When Courtney Love's daughter, Frances Bean, didn't make the lead in the 2006 show at the intense Catskills summer theater camp Stagedoor Manor, Love acted like any meddlesome stage mom would, according to a new book called 'Theater Geek" by Mickey Rapkin... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 1:53 pm
An array of local and national celebrities took to the pages of the Times Herald-Record today to wish Levon Helm, who's celebrating his 70th on Wednesday, a happy birthday. Here's Simone Felice (of the Felice Brothers and The Duke & The King): Levon... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 12:30 pm
We're not sure exactly what a "masculine/rustic" home and horse farm entails -- massive encrustations of wood paneling, perhaps? Tartan flannel curtains? Hobos nesting in the rafters? If you've got that certain manly je ne sais quoi about your house and a... Read more


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