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New York Wine Report 1: Silver Stream & Premium

On Sunday September 27, I attended the Hunter Mountain Microbrew and Wine Fest for the first time in a few years. As ever, the Microbrews were the stronger draw –...
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The Catskills and Brooklyn… It’s hard to keep a secret

There’s a fascinating story in the current Phoenicia Times/Olive Press on the growing connection between Brooklyn and the Phoenicia area. Paul Smart’s article centers around the new (to the Catskills)...
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Summer In the City (and the Country):

You might not know it by the weather, but we are officially now in the middle of summer – and if you need proof, look no further than the amount...
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Mick Jones’ Rock & Roll Museum (and the rest of the Hall of Fame Annex)

By one of those beautiful, unplanned coincidences that form the narrative for my life, I found myself attending the relatively new Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex in New...
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Tweets from NYC. Or… New York without a cell phone.

What are you doing, in 140 characters or less? Thursday, April 9, 6:50pm. I’m stuck the Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel, in a holiday period drive-from-hell where every bridge...
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EXTREME Extreme Sports

New York City readers will hopefully already be aware that Red Bull, the drinks company that also sponsors a lot of sport, has installed a three-story “snowscraper” in the East...
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Rockin’ and Shockin’: The New York City edition

Rockin’: Hitting up New York City for a few days. Shockin’: That it’s my first time (t)here for two months: the longest I’ve been away from New York City since...
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Death to Democracy!

Amidst all the good news about the upcoming Presidential Election, it’s easy to believe that the “fabric of democracy,” as John McCain referred to it in the last Debate, is...
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