I'm still struck, 27 years later, that this disease could have easily killed me.
“Dirty Dancing” celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer.
DEALS: SLOPE STATS: GETTING THERE: If it's your first time on the slopes, consider taking a lesson. "Our instructors at Windham
12. Explore the life of a firefighter, pre-computers, at the Volunteer Firemen's Hall and Museum of Kingston. How did those
Since we have small children we had to fill our days not only with nature exploration (catching frogs and tadpoles in the
It was the mid-1970s and Muhammad Ali was my new hero. To me, a grade-schooler, he was larger than life and yet so down-to-earth. My parents were in his inner circle, which gave me magical memories and personal insights on greatness.
Don't get me wrong, I love New York City. However there are times when I need a mini vacation from the scratching and surviving. I also get tired to having to channel my inner Floyd Mayweather just to take the subway. Do I really have to be in fight formation when all I want to do is get home?
Walk in to any of these B&B's, Inns and Hotels from Vermont to Virginia (yes, admittedly not in the "Northeast" but I include it here) and you'll be astounded by the attention to detail and luxury appointments within.
There stood a wise old farmhouse that faced a cascade of green hills, which reached all the way to Pennsylvania, nestled in the Catskills of NY. The walls inside have hummed along to nursery rhymes, shed tears alongside those who wept, yawned with the sleepy mother nursing her newborn, listened intently to the prayers over clasped hands of the faithful, and brimmed over with joy and tireless love.
Flashback to the early 80's. I'm eleven years old, living in a non-descript Long Island suburb with a simple chore; rake
Our strategy to make it through the colder months? Find a warm, cozy hideout to hunker down, preferably one with room service. These nine hotels -- with their fireplaces, fire pits, and other toasty features -- provide the perfect hibernation spots that will thaw out our feet and our hearts.
Below, check out our favorite photos from the vibed-out weekend. Festival goers jammed out in the crowd and in the air, taking
The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, the lesser-traveled portion of the Catskill Mountains, is being re-imagined as New York's extreme adventure park a mere two hours from Manhattan.
As we discussed last week, I am writing this letter (ok, its really an op-ed) to not only congratulate you on becoming the new Sullivan County NAACP president, but also to offer you some of my insights on race relations here in Sullivan County.
Once upon a time, there was a popular slogan in the Catskills that summed up the reason why most residents living the antithesis of the American Dream in the region favored the building of casinos in the once renown resort area.
It's also certain that such a statement would be met with great skepticism and disdain from those who live here and endured
There are enough bungalows in the Catskills as it is. Enough is enough. New seasonal bungalows have no place in the future rebuilding of the Sullivan County economy.
At Jacoby's there were even Steinways in various states of repair available to guests. In short, the Catskills were a heavenly escape from the noise, traffic and bustle of New York City. Fathers returned up Route 17 each Friday afternoon to join their families for festive and relaxed weekends.
The tiny two-counter store is as unassuming as its owner. The name -- Astoria Bakery -- is plain vanilla; a more pretentious man would have called it Jack's.
The area's deep-rooted agricultural heritage has meshed with kitchen savvy to make Saugerties a stomping ground for culinary geeks. If that's not enough to entice you, Jimmy Fallon was raised here and locals couldn't be prouder or more pleased to chat about their hometown boy.