Around the blogshed: "Denn"-izens, giant cupcakes and sad stories about goats edition
5/18/12 - 12:59 pm
Above: Christine Leas and Mary Buchen in fetching hats planting peonies at the new community garden in Denning. Photo by Ed Mues, used by permission. More where that came from at the Denning Denizen.
After a generally busy news week fraught with election coverage and cocaine busts and fires and oil spills, it's finally the weekend. Here's what you may have missed.
- Unofficial, unsanctioned award for Best Local Blog I Just Heard About Yesterday goes to: The Denning Denizen. (And it's not just because the name is amusing and perfect!) Hyperlocal news of note for the town of Denning which had, as of the 2010 census, just a hair over 550 residents. Highlights: managing dial-up in a high-speed world, a local horticulture column, notes from local businesses and more. Bravo.
- Upstater tells an amazing story about the hardest part of farming, and the brutal truth that sometimes the beginning of life has a sad ending.
- As though our weekend section didn't have enough for you to do this weekend, there's an opportunity for you to eat 30,000 cupcakes.
- Ramp-mania: an account of foraging for edibles near New Kingston.
Have a blog you think we should be reading? Send me an email and I'll check it out! [email protected]
|Celebrity Waiter Event at Peekamoose June 4th|
|Fun, Fast and Furious Celebrity Waiter Event. Join us June 4th at Peekamoose|
|Golf Season is Almost Upon Us...Come Out and Play|
|Woodfield - 1880s charm with glass, light, 2 fireplaces, pond and 8+ acres in Woodbourne, NY|
|Delightful renovated Dutch Colonial farmhouse in Jeffersonville, NY|
|Be Part of History in the Catskills: Help Build a New Trail|
|Interested in Learning how to build a new Lean-to?|
|Help Build the New Trail at the Catskill Interpretive Center|
|Volunteer with CRISP!|
|Did you know woodchucks can climb trees?|
|Anglers -- The Catskills are calling|
|Were you there?|
|Volunteer Workday ~ Saturday, April 30, 10am - 3pm|
|Quilt Workshop - April 23 - 10am-4pm|
|Author Presentation: "A Taste of Upstate NY," April 9|
|Exhibit Opening, April 8 - George Ballantine|
|All The Hyacinths Of The Catskills!|
|Mighty Mites of the Catskills and Other Little Critters! (What’s alive in the forest floor?)|
|Maples Like You’ve Never Seen Them!|
|New from Tay Tea -- Matcha Green Tea!|
|Spring Detox with Tay Tea|
|FREE TASTING! SUNDAY, APRIL 24, NOON-6PM|
|JOHN VANDERLYN: KINGSTON NATIVE – RENOWNED NEOCLASSICAL ARTIST|
|CLEANING SERVICES WANTED FOR 2 OFFICES|
|A Home With A View|
|FARM OF DISTINCTION!|
|CATSKILL MOUNTAIN VIEWS IN ALL DIRECTIONS!|
|Beaverkill Trout is on the menu, and in the market to take home this weekend|
|Vendors Wanted for Great Catskill Mountain BBQ Fest - August 27|