Tag Archives: Catskills

On the back of the painting is a label that says, "My sisters place." Courtesy of Edna's sister.

Formerly Edna’s: My House in the Country

When Teresa Giordano bought a country house in the Catskills, she got a lot more than she bargained for. On the everpresent connection between one home and its past, especially on windy nights. Continue reading

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Here Now Then There

Ruined mansions, a couple of bars, and some roving bears: Deirdre Day describes a self-imposed small-town exile after a serious accident. Continue reading

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Dennis Oppenhein, One Hour Run, 1968.

Snow Cowboys Farming The White Stuff

Blinding cold, freezing chill, frostbite, darkness, icy slopes, and the threat of death at every turn — all in a day’s work for a snowmaker. Jennifer Kabat rides out with them to work. Continue reading

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Not A Drop To Drink

Living in the Catskills can feel like a colonial territory belonging to NYC. Jennifer Kabat looks at what the city does in pursuit of clean water. Continue reading

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