Samba Cabaret Night at Tay Tea!

This holiday season, please join us for a very special evening of Samba Cabaret Night at Tay Home, our tea shop & design store in Andes, NY. Brazilian singer and actress, Mariana Barcellos, and guitarist, Irineu Barsė, will perform an intimate repertoire of famous Brazilian songs, such as the Bossa Nova, Samba, and Choro.

Come and enjoy the lively, sultry songs of SAMBA and help us celebrate the holiday season with delicious tea cocktails, wine and appetizers!

Cover charge : $10 (cash only)

Tay Home
131 Main Street
Andes, NY 13731

When: SATURDAY December 27th, 6-9 pm

We'd love to see you all before we close shop for the winter!

Happy Holidays!


Lyon Mountain Blue Barn Antiques Year End Sale continues...

Three of our finer pieces are ready for that Holiday giving.

- Engraved and painted wood panel manger scene 18 x 26

- Hepplewhite Mahogany Exquisite Chest of Drawers
all Original brass pulls, the inside drawers are solid cherry
a magnificent piece

- Very Special Pair of Rococo candle holders

We are Open Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM - 4 PM or by appointment.
If you make an appointment we will have some mulled cider and a sweet waiting for you.

2527 Roses Brook Road, Hobart, NY 13788

Cuomo celebrates with anti-fracking activists

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is basking in the celebratory mood of his constituents this week. On Wednesday, Dec. 17, his administration announced that New York State will ban hydraulic fracturing natural gas drilling and also gave a green light to a casino resort in the Catskills.

Cuomo has travelled the state to glad-hand with supporters of both moves. He gave a speech in Bethel on Thursday, Dec. 18 to a cheering pro-casino advocates in Sullivan County.  Read more

This Weekend: Holiday Pop-Up Farmers' Market

Above: Vendors set up at a Stamford holiday market in 2013. Photo via the Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page.

Farmers and artisans will give you one last chance to buy Catskills-made local gifts this weekend in Stamford at a Holiday Pop-Up Farmers' Market hosted by the Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce.

Local meats, cheeses, maple products, honey and jam and herbal teas will be available, as will pottery and sewing crafts. The Ate.O.Ate Food Truck will dispense holiday snacks as you shop.   Read more

Bowling Alley With Prime Route 28 Location

42366 State Rt. 28

  • Prime location on Rt.28 with parking
  • Eight beautiful light wood lanes & bar area
  • Two bathrooms & plenty of seating
  • Game room ready for fun and $
  • Alarm system & Brunswick A machines
  • Call Sean O'Shaughnessy for appt. 607-287-0030

Who would not just love to have a fun time bowling in the Catskills Mountains? Super and central location with plenty of parking will accommodate those who just can’t miss this spot. Bowl to your hearts content on eight beautiful light wood lanes with Brunswick A machines. The shine of the lanes will make you smile! Head to the bar, have a snack grab a stool and catch up with friends. Game room has a pool table and space for more games, there is a juke box, disco balls and a general atmosphere of FUN.

Immaculate Cape in New Kingston

859 Old Winter Hollow Rd. New Kingston
4 Bedrooms 2 full baths. 1600 Square Feet of Living Area.

$239,500   Read more

Beautiful Home on 17 Private Acres

Want to have it all? Beautiful custom built home in the Heart of the Catskills will not disappoint and has extras everywhere! Plenty of room & light with 5 elegant bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, a lofted great room with a stone-faced fireplace, large top kitchen with a utility room and large loft with views of the Trout stocked pond. Inviting sunroom will capture you as you gaze outside over to the quiet woods and mountain views and abundant wildlife. Get ready to relax on one of the two decks that overlook a Park like private setting with many perennials and manicured lawn area.

In addition to the oversized master bedrooms with walk-in closets and a linen closet, you have a totally brand new finished basement area with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, kitchen and dining room with it's own private entrance & windows facing the water. Zoned heat, Brazilian Tiger wood floors, six ceiling fans, pellet stove, top fixtures and attention to detail is quite evident.  Read more

New York state bans fracking


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At a cabinet meeting that was open to the public today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York State Department of Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens and New York Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker announced that the practice of natural gas drilling called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, will be prohibited in New York State.   Read more

Tay Tea: Introducing the Fosterbuilt Pop-up Coffee Bar – December 20th!

On December 20th, join us for a cup of Joe! For the pleasure of our coffee-drinking friends, Tay Home will host Bovina resident Mark Foster and his Fosterbuilt Pop-up Coffee Bar. Mark’s special roast makes the finest espresso and cappuccinos the Catskill Mountains have ever known.

FOSTERBUILT coffee beans are now available at Tay Home for sale. Come pick up a bag for the holidays. $12 for 1/2 lb bag.

Tay Home
131 Main Street 
Andes, NY

Open Friday – Sunday, 10 am - 6 pm 

BAM! New Margaretville business association forms

Above: Jess Olenych (with Joey, Jess's dog) and Karen Fairbairn at the inaugural meeting of the Margaretville Business Association. Photos by Julia Reischel.

Fifteen business people and one small dog gathered to form the Business Association of Margaretville--BAM! for short--at the Molnar Financial Building (the former Margaretville e-Center) on Main Street on Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Karen Fairbairn, owner of the Lazy Crazy Acres gelato company in Arkville, was elected to be president of the group, and Jess Olenych, the owner of Home Goods in Margaretville, was voted Vice President. 

Below: More photos from the meeting.  Read more

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