By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 - 9:56 pm
Developer Dean Gitter presented a revised plan for the Highmount resort to the Ulster County Chamber of Commerce this week. The Times-Union reports that the new design calls for fewer units. "Crossroads' proposals have been literally all over the place,"... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 - 10:38 am
Tony Fletcher finds an unexpected treasure trove of '70s music history in his basement. It’s not like I don’t already have several boxes full of cassettes in the storage room behind my office, including tapes of my pre-pubescent bedroom band from back in... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010 - 1:05 pm
Where else does a "Grrls On The Town" day involve raw milk and Methodist Cabin Fever?
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 - 5:26 pm
Never mind dancing hamsters. This is what the internet was made for. Mt. Tremper writer Tony Fletcher, whose jazz-to-punk history of the New York music scene, All Hopped Up And Ready To Go, came out last year, has teamed up with 8tracks.com on an online... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 - 5:25 pm
Gov. David Paterson's recent budget proposal includes a moratorium on land acquisition, but several major deals already in the works are progressing as planned. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports: The state also will close on the Big Indian... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 - 9:30 pm
Travel and Leisure reviews the Copperhood Spa on Route 28 in Shandaken, where spa-goers can opt for a juice detox program or an all-raw menu. Recent guest Nina Combs, an NYC-based copy editor, raved about Copperhood's wonderful owner, Elizabeth Winograd,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 - 10:21 am
Out-of-towner Danielle Azoulay wonders what's up with all those "Save The Mountain" signs in Mt. Tremper, stops at a nearby shop and gets herself an education in local politics.
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 - 2:33 pm
Acclaimed musician Lhasa de Sela, who spent much of her professional life in Montreal, died of breast cancer at the age of 37 this New Years' Day. The Globe and Mail has an obit: Music in an unfamiliar language is too often relegated to a niche genre -... Read more