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By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 - 1:11 pm
Five live rounds and a spent casing. Closeup photo of .45 ammo by Flickr user kcdsTM; published under Creative Commons license. A popular Delaware County gun shop, Lyn's Leisure Tyme Gun Shop in Davenport, was raided last Thursday by federal Alcohol,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 - 1:16 pm
Above: Doug McLaurine and Robin Factor, owners and founders of Roxbury General, stand in front of the building that will soon house the town's newest Main Street business. Photo by Suzanna Finley; published with permission.  There's no denying it: Roxbury... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 - 11:06 am
Above: Lucky Dog Farm Store in Hamden sells local groceries and serves lunch. Photo by Richard A. Smith.  In many ways, the Catskills region is the land that time forgot. Too rural to attract droves of big-box stores, and too stubborn to change fast, the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - 1:14 pm
Bob Ackershoek on the air at WIOX 91.3FM in 2010, when the radio station launched. Photo by Julia Reischel. Bob Ackershoek, the host of the long-running "This is the Rock" radio show on WIOX 91.3FM and the co-owner of Cassie's Cafe in Roxbury, died on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 - 4:09 pm
Above: A photo of Hanover Farms taken in March of 2012, during the construction of an illegal addition that triggered a legal battle between the farmstand and the town of Shandaken. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. In a fierce legal battle between the town of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 - 12:26 pm
Above: Middleburgh's newest business, Valley Tax and Accounting, which opened at 296 Main Street on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Downtown Middleburgh was devastated by flooding from Irene and Lee, and recovery has been a long process. But with several new... Read more
By Jennifer Strom on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 - 1:16 pm
Foods of the Catskills, styled and shot by Toni Brogan and featured on our Catskills Food Guide cover.  Everybody eats. Whether at our kitchen tables, at a fancy restaurant or out of a car cupholder on the daily commute, every meal we eat represents a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 - 1:30 pm
Above: Investigators comb through the rubble at Becker's Tire Service, a longtime Grand Gorge business destroyed by fire on Friday, September 27. Photo by Lissa Harris. In the last month, two beloved businesses in Grand Gorge were destroyed by fire: first... Read more
By Jennifer Strom on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 - 1:48 pm
Mmmm, bacon. A sampling of what the Stamford Smokehouse, opening soon in the former Home Slice Deli, will have to offer. Photo from the Facebook page of NY Farm 2 Door, a mobile butcher shop whose owners are behind Stamford's newest eatery. Two local food... Read more
By Jennifer Strom on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 - 5:47 pm
Above: The most recent menu at the Backroom in Andes, which features new dishes every week. Photo from the Backroom's Facebook page. The Backroom, a petite, weekends-only restaurant occupying the back of Hogan's General Store in Andes, has gotten a lot of... Read more


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