Preserving Food, Preserving Culture

Preserving Food, Preserving Culture

Humans are not the only species that saves food for leaner times. Some animals simply build up their fat reserves. Some hide their surplus food in places where they can access them later. Only a small number of species alter their … Continue reading

Goodbye Chelsea Hotel: Guitarist/​Singer/​Songwriter Jason Darling Looks Forward and Back

Goodbye Chelsea Hotel: Guitarist/​Singer/​Songwriter Jason Darling Looks Forward and Back

Jason Darling has written scores of songs, made a few records and played in more bands than he can easily remember. Since his upstate childhood in Catskill, where he was bitten by the guitar bug, he has traveled the country and … Continue reading

Tomato Pie: A Summer Feast

Tomato Pie: A Summer Feast

Tomato pie, I’m told, is a traditional southern dish made with tomatoes, corn and mayonnaise. And while that all sounds pretty good, I’ve yet to try it. Instead, my first experience with the satisfying pastry came from a Danish bakery here in … Continue reading

<span class="caps">CAMPSITE</span>: Hudson Valley Artists 2016 at the Dorsky

CAMPSITE: Hudson Valley Artists 2016 at the Dorsky

One of the Hudson Valley’s most anticipated summer art events is the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art’s annual showcase of Hudson Valley artists. This year’s exhibition entitled, CAMPSITE: Hudson Valley Artists 2016, opens in the museum’s Alice & Horace Chandler and North Galleries … Continue reading

Milkweed and The Great Migration

Milkweed and The Great Migration

The Monarch Butterfly; Genus: Danaus, Species: plexippus The Monarch butterfly is perhaps one of our most beloved native species. Brightly colored with orange and black wings, white spots and a black and white spotted body this iconic butterfly is easily recognizable. … Continue reading

Market St. — Rhinebeck

Market St. — Rhinebeck

Upon entering the warmly-​​​​lit space of Market St., one can immediately sense the palpable urgency that runs like a current into every corner of the restaurant. Servers, smartly attired in stark-​​​​white V-​​​​neck t-​​​​shirts, glide effortlessly from table to table, filling water … Continue reading

The Art <span class="amp">&</span> Practice of Botanical Drawing

The Art & Practice of Botanical Drawing

I first met Wendy Hollender in 2010 in her studio at Hollengold Farm in Accord NY. Roll Magazine was doing an article on her and I accompanied our photographer on the photo shoot. Now —six years later — looking back to the moment … Continue reading

<span class="caps">FREE</span> <span class="caps">WILL</span> <span class="caps">ASTROLOGY</span> August

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY August

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): Free your body. Don’t ruminate and agonize about it. FREE YOUR BODY! Be brave and forceful. Do it simply and easily. Free your gorgeously imperfect, wildly intelligent body. Allow it to be itself in all of … Continue reading