A Jolly Olde Christmas

A Jolly Olde Christmas

A new Scrooge, waking on Christmas morning, decided that it was high time to mend his ways. Leaning out of his frosty window, he called to an errand boy to buy the biggest turkey available — ”not the little prize turkey, the … Continue reading

The Greatest Little Show On Earth!

The Greatest Little Show On Earth!

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild kicks off it’s Eighteenth Annual 5x7 Show on Friday, December 1, with a catered champagne reception and preview party at the Kleinert/​​James Center for the Arts from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. All works are restricted to 5 by 7 inches … Continue reading

Eggnog: A Classic Winter Cocktail

Eggnog: A Classic Winter Cocktail

Family and friends sit around a cozy fire enjoying a creamy white yuletide draft. It’s Christmas and time once again for that holiday favorite – eggnog… 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

Caviar, Friend or Faux?

Caviar, Friend or Faux?

Throughout history, people have tried to turn lead into gold, either in actuality or metaphorically. When we think of Welsh Rabbit (melted cheese), Bombay Duck (dried fish), or Scotch Woodcock” (chopped hard-​​​​boiled eggs and cream on toast), it’s usually a rare … Continue reading

Actor, Musician, Songwriter and FedEx Guy: Johnny Pisano Defies Gravity

Actor, Musician, Songwriter and FedEx Guy: Johnny Pisano Defies Gravity

Johnny Pisano – Johnny Pi to his friends and fans – never fails to attract attention, not easy to do when you’re in a band fronted by ebullient rocker Willie Nile. But Pisano’s Italian good looks and solid musicianship are augmented by some dazzling athleticism. … Continue reading

Soup, Glorious Soup

Soup, Glorious Soup

When I was a child, one the best dishes — at least to my childish palate — was my mother’s onion soup. Her recipe was simplicity itself: take several silver-​​​​wrapped cubes of beef bouillon from the little white cardboard can decorated with red cows, dissolve them … Continue reading

<span class="caps">FREE</span> <span class="caps">WILL</span> <span class="caps">ASTROLOGY</span>  December 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY December 2017

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): I hope that everything doesn’t come too easily for you in the coming weeks. I’m worried you will meet with no obstructions and face no challenges. And that wouldn’t be good. It might weaken your willpower and … Continue reading