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Now Is the Time. Now Is the Best Time. Now Is the Best Time of Your Life
By Jenna Scherer on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 - 5:22 pm
Upstate New York and its urban neighbor to the south have always had a fraught relationship. The Catskills sends its water down to the city, the city sends its leaf peepers up to the mountains, and the Hudson River flows both ways. Now Is the Time. Now Is... Read more
Hudson River Valley Jacket
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016 - 5:26 pm
“I think one cannot divide the Hudson Valley from the Catskills in a historic account, and I try to keep that theme alive in small ways,” said Vernon Benjamin, the author of the voluminous new book “The History of the Hudson River Valley: From the Civil... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:08 pm
Above: A clown and a float at Andes Community Day in 2007. Photo via the Andes Community Days Facebook page. In past years, the main event of Andes Community Day was the parade, featuring the members of the local fire department and other town worthies,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jul. 30, 2016 - 11:11 am
Above: The Anomalia Festival. Photo by Drew Harty.  The Anomalia Festival, which brings a diverse crowd of bands, artists and avant-garde art exhibits to the Delaware County town of Andes on Saturday, July 30, is a somewhat anarchic DIY event. Back in... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Friday, Jul. 8, 2016 - 6:18 pm
Above: The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville hosts a monthly open mic night on every first Friday of the month. Tonight, Friday, July 8, the venue hosts its July open mic night starting at 7 p.m. The event was pushed back a week due to the Fourth of July... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016 - 8:19 am
Above: Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, the members of Darkmatter, a trans south asian performance art duo that will appear at Mount Tremper Arts on Saturday, July 16. Image via the MTA website. Mount Tremper Arts is expanding its public... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016 - 9:07 am
Above: The Yardbirds play the rebooted Belleayre Music Festival this Saturday. After taking a season off for the first time in 23 years for financial reasons, the Belleayre Music Festival returns this summer to the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in the... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Thursday, Jun. 16, 2016 - 4:53 pm
Above: Director Tansy Michaud and cinematographer Adam Carboni shoot “Enjoy Your Intermission," a film about the Hi-Way Drive-In Theatre in the Greene County town of Coxsackie, in 2014. Photo by Philip Doueihi. Officials have spent years trying to build... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2016 - 6:51 am
Above: Souvenir pennies made by the new machine in Phoenicia. Photo by Brett Barry.  Kitsch-lovers rejoice! You can squish one of four Catskills-specific designs onto a souvenir penny in the Ulster County hamlet of Phoenicia using a hand-cranked machine... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Sunday, Jun. 5, 2016 - 9:36 pm
Above: Peggy O'Connell appeared on the back cover of “Oceans between Us,” a 1978 album by the Allen Harris Band, released by Tappan Zee Records/Columbia Records. Standing left to right are: Kim Wroble (bass) Mike Kimmel (guitar/vocals), Peggy O'Connell (... Read more

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