By wateradmin on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 - 3:48 pm
Photo of Delaware County street signs by Mark Zilberman. Posted to the Watershed Post's Flickr group. When is a tourist not a tourist? Answer: When the only touring they're doing is from their hotel room to the spa to the gift shop in the lobby. The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 - 4:59 pm
A decaying bathroom at former Borscht Belt jewel Grossingers. Photo taken in 2008 by Jonathan Haeber; published under Creative Commons license. Dean Gitter, the developer whose Crossroads Ventures has spent over a decade trying to build a luxury resort on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011 - 8:39 pm
Double rainbow all the way across Lucky Dog Farm, one of the spots mentioned in a recent New York Magazine article about Delaware County. Photo from Lucky Dog's Facebook page. Online at today: A travel story highlighting a dozen-plus western... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011 - 11:29 am
Photo of Catskills vista by Flickr user ohmann alianne. Published under Creative Commons license. Last week, New York Post travel writer David Landsel took a spin up Route 28 to see what Irene hath wrought. Landsel, a local boy whose grandmother had a... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 10:05 am
Downtown Phoenicia. Photo by Daniel Case, via Wikimedia Commons. In this case “you” refers to anyone who periodically enjoys spending time -- and, preferably, a little money also -- inside Shandaken. With only a few exceptions, the town is open and ready... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 - 11:06 am
Photo from the Andes Hotel's Facebook page. The town of Andes, and its eponymous hotel, got a very complimentary shoutout from New York Post real estate writer Tina Traster, who's been making the rounds of little Catskills towns recently. The Andes Hotel... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 - 9:45 am
Photo of twee chainsaw bear in front of the Margaretville Freshtown by Lissa Harris. This week, Upstater -- a new blog about real estate and rural life, for downstate folks with upstate inclinations-- takes a look at the Delaware County village of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 - 12:26 pm
Photo of the Western Hotel in Callicoon by Flickr user dougtone. Published under Creative Commons license. In the New York Post today, real estate writer Tina Traster takes a stroll down Callicoon's Main Street, in search of the powerful lure that draws... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 22, 2011 - 2:01 pm
Above: "The Huckleberry Brook Dancing Bear," by David Barry, winner of our "Best-Kept Secret in the Catskills" photo contest. A secret azure swimming hole. An abandoned dairy truck moldering in the weeds. A back road through jaw-dropping fall leaves. We... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 21, 2011 - 10:07 pm
Looks like the Ulster Savings Bank has finally managed to unload the Friar Tuck Inn in Catskill for a modest $2.4 million. (That's $1.4 million less than what the bank was owed, when they foreclosed on the Route 32 property last April.) But the identities... Read more


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