<span class="caps">SHAD</span>

SHAD

Every spring, probably since the last ice age, several species of ocean fish travel — like salmon — up the Hudson to spawn. First come the shad, then herring, followed closely by striped bass. The shad are actually a large species of herring, while the … Continue reading

Andy Warhol Celebrated

Andy Warhol Celebrated

To celebrate the arrival of spring — and it is here, finally — visit the plethora of Andy Warhol exhibitions currently on view around the Hudson Valley and nearby, including the appropriately themed “Marking Time:” Andy Warhol’s Vision of Celebrations, Commemorations, and Anniversaries,” at … Continue reading

A Wine Epiphany on the Cheap

A Wine Epiphany on the Cheap

Don’t get me wrong; I have nothing against really good wine. I’ll drink it whenever I can — especially if someone else is buying. However, most of the time, I’m on a mission to find something drinkable that I can afford. One friend dubbed this a quest … Continue reading

<span class="dquo">“</span>Steven Holl: Making Architecture” at the Dorsky

Steven Holl: Making Architecture” at the Dorsky

Steven Holl: Making Architecture” curated by Nina Stritzler-​​​​Levine February 10 – July 15, 2018 at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art Morgan Anderson Gallery and Howard Greenberg Family Gallery On the SUNY New Paltz Campus   Creating something from nothing is the … Continue reading

Planning a Butterfly <span class="amp">&</span> Pollinator Garden? —think a variety of Native Plants and <span class="caps">MILKWEED</span>!

Planning a Butterfly & Pollinator Garden? —think a variety of Native Plants and MILKWEED!

This time of year is exciting for many gardeners as they begin to plan for a new season. Seed catalogues and nurseries are sending daily e-​​​​blasts, teasing the senses to encourage orders. This is when gardeners think about how to approach … Continue reading

The Golden Age of New Paltz — Part 2

The Golden Age of New Paltz — Part 2

THE GOLDEN AGE OF NEW PALTZ  An Exhibition in Three Parts Part Two: 1963 – 1967  Curated by Jack Murphy WIRED GALLERY  11 Mohonk Road, High Falls, NY April 7 — May 6, 2018  Opening Reception: Saturday, April 7, 2018  5:00 – 7:00 pm On Saturday, April … Continue reading

Emerge Emerged

Emerge Emerged

If there was ever a town that has soughed and swayed on the mighty pendulum of economic fickleness, it is Saugerties. In 2000, when we first began to regularly spend time in upstate New York, it was a thriving antiquing town with … Continue reading

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

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY May

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): I hate rampant consumerism almost as much as I hate hatred, so I don’t offer the following advice lightly: Buy an experience that could help liberate you from the suffering you’ve had trouble outgrowing. Or buy a toy that can … Continue reading