What’s Upstate? What’s Downstate? Is it (gasp) all in our minds?
AUG 10, 2018 | BY: KATHLEEN WILLCOX
A Letter from the Editor.
AUG 07, 2018 | BY: AMANDA DIROBELLA
New York has always been a hotbed for independence, starting back in 1775, with the Revolutionary War. There are many fascinating Revolutionary War historic sites to visit across New York where you can learn way more than what you may remember from history class. Here's how Harlem, and ten other important New York sites, made history in the Revolutionary War.
JUL 19, 2018 | BY: KATE DEVINE
A thriving community in Central Harlem is quietly breaking the unrelenting, soul-and-mind-destroying cycle of generational poverty that has blighted and shortened so many lives across the country. Harlem Children’s Zone’s Anne Williams-Isom shares the story with us.
JUL 10, 2018 | BY: KATHLEEN WILLCOX
Par Puzzles, founded in the 1930s, made custom jigsaw puzzles for illustrious clientele, being described as the “Rolls-Royce of puzzles.” John Madden continues the Par tradition by making unique puzzles of great quality.
JUN 29, 2018 | BY: BERTRAM PROCTOR
Mineral water is generally synonymous with designer water, like Perrier, and images of glamor, Europe, swish. But New York’s indigenous mineral water often bubbles out of decidedly rustic spigots and pipes. And yes, we still adore it.
JUN 26, 2018 | BY: KATHLEEN WILLCOX
For many couples, wedding stress doesn’t just come from the logistical planning of wedding preparations. It can come from interpersonal challenges, financial stress, and stress related to such a huge life transition. Whether you’re in high-anxiety planning mode or could just use some food for thought for the wedding day stress mess, Wedding Planner Justine Broughal of Together Events shares five tips for reducing wedding anxiety.
JUN 20, 2018 | BY: JUSTINE BROUGHAL
From the far reaches of Long Island to the Thousand Islands, and everything in between, New York has more than 200 state parks and DEC campgrounds and day use areas that offer the full range of R&R: from camping and hiking to boating and fishing, swimming and sunbathing, even golf. Here are ten of our favorite New York State places for quality R&R.
JUN 18, 2018 | BY: MELISSA HART
This is the story of how one woman made it possible for generations of working women to live life to its fullest. June could be the perfect time for you to discover Wiawaka, the retreat Mary Wiltsie Fuller created for that purpose, on the banks of gorgeous Lake George.
JUN 06, 2018 | BY: KATHLEEN WILLCOX
Sometimes you need to put your work down, step out of the studio, and try something new to shift your perspective, gain some inspiration, and move forward with momentum. Here are three ways to boost your mood this spring!
MAY 31, 2018 | BY: MISSY GRAFF BALLONE