By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010 - 2:47 pm
The Watershed Post editorial team took advantage of an unseasonably warm afternoon to swing by Opus 40 yesterday, which, we discovered, is closed in the winter except by appointment. (And, we assume, except for prospective buyers.) But while we were in... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 15, 2010 - 5:13 pm
In the MLS database for $3.5 million: A Saugerties property with 4 beds, 3 baths, 2,860 square feet of living space, and a backyard that rivals the seven wonders of the ancient world. Opus 40, a massive bluestone sculpture that sprawls across an abandoned... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 - 11:35 am
Sullivan West's superintendent of schools, Kenneth Hilton, makes a surprise debut on stage as Teen Angel this weekend in the high school's production of Grease. (Remember the Busby Berkeley-meets-Liberace dream sequence? "Beauty school dropout," he croons... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010 - 9:54 pm
At last: Honest-to-God local radio in Roxbury. As all of the final touches are getting done, the radio station plans on starting its testing in May with the hopes of filling a full schedule of programming but Labor Day. The station's looking for... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010 - 10:56 pm
Top honors to Roxbury's Roger Ross Williams for Best Documentary Short. Williams and the film's producer, Elinor Burkett, had a bit of a Kanye West moment on stage. Here's the acceptance speech Williams planned to make. Update: Salon gets the scoop behind... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010 - 6:38 pm
In a little over an hour, Roxbury resident Roger Ross Williams will find out if he's taking home an Oscar. The director and his crew are up for their film "Music By Prudence," a short documentary about a severely disabled Zimbabwean singer-songwriter.... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Mar. 4, 2010 - 11:36 pm
New York Times jazz critic Nate Chinen recently spent an evening at the Falcon, an Ulster County venue he describes as an "unlikely jazz haven." I began hearing about the Falcon four or five years ago, from musicians who had played there. It sounded like... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 - 5:55 pm
The Chronogram's Sari Botton profiles the Rosendale Theater Collective, the group that's seeking to buy the Rosendale Theatre from its longtime owner/operators, the Cacchio family. The collective has a lot of fundraising to do to meet their $600,000 goal... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 - 12:34 pm
Forget feet--we're now measuring snow depth in babies. That's at least two and a half, there. Photo, "Finnegan Digs Out," by Watershed Post reader Peter Manning.
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 - 10:20 pm
The view from above the Bun 'N Cone in Margaretville today. Photo by Watershed Post reader Wallace Patterson. Got a photo, video or snow tale to share? Email it to


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