<span class="caps">MASTER</span> <span class="caps">CHEF</span> <span class="caps">GIANNI</span> <span class="caps">SCAPPIN</span>: <span class="caps">CUCINA</span>

MASTER CHEF GIANNI SCAPPIN: CUCINA

Editor’s note: With the recent passing of world renown culinary super-​​​​star Anthony Bourdain, we thought it might be of interest to re-​​​​post this piece on Chef Gianni Scappin who was considered by Bourdain to be one of the “stand-​​​​up guys” … Continue reading

<span class="dquo">“</span><span class="caps">TIME</span> <span class="caps">TRAVELERS</span>: Hudson Valley Artists 2018” at The Dorsky

TIME TRAVELERS: Hudson Valley Artists 2018” at The Dorsky

TIME TRAVELERS,” the 2018 edition of The Dorsky’s annual Hudson Valley Artists series will be on display at The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. “TIME TRAVELERS: Hudson Valley Artists 2018” is curated by Anastasia James, curator of … 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

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

<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

<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

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

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY July

ARIES (March 21-​​​​April 19): Your best ideas and soundest decisions will materialize as if by magic while you’re lounging around doing nothing in a worry-​​​​free environment. So please make sure you have an abundance of relaxed slack and unhurried grace. Treat … Continue reading