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April 2021

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Rest in Trees

Many of us are making choices about how we live that are more environmentally sound and kinder to the Earth. These decisions can include the end of our lives too. There are many options for making your final journey a green one. […]

Education In Sustainability

The concept of sustainability touches many aspects of society. From personal growth to economic development, the idea of maintaining a certain standard of principled development is viewed by most as one of the keys to existence. The same can be said of […]

The Ground We Walk On

History is the greatest irony that pervades the human experience. It defines who we have become and is the method of transportation toward our future – yet often forgotten in the present. For those who watch history’s tidal cycles, it has become the answer to a very familiar riddle:

Die without […]

Preservation, Protection & Profundity

The Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area is one of ten that is maintained by the Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) in Columbia County, NY. It might be one of the smallest, and it might be one of the least varied, with its simple mile-long […]

Word on the street is…

What’s happening on a Main Street near you

ArtWall Encourages Big Talk from Falls Village Community

Where do you feel a sense of belonging?⁣ What are some of your hopes for our town and our country?⁣ What is a belief you hold that has changed over time?⁣ What are some of your concerns about the future?⁣ Have you ever felt misunderstood?⁣ Perhaps most importantly, what does it take to feel like you're a member of a community? These are the questions posed by interviewer Adam Sher, an educator and community organizer who hopes to foster discussion in the [...]

Furnace Opens with a Burning Desire to Bring Art on Paper to Falls Village

Beginning on May 1, the small town of Falls Village CT, who in the 18th century was central to the early production of iron on the east coast, will return to its fiery roots this time, in the artistic realm. Local artist Kathleen Kucka, whose work has been featured in numerous one-woman and group shows and is widely collected because of her unique method of scorching an abstract design into canvas or paper, will launch Furnace - Art on Paper Archive, a [...]

Jessie’s Recipe

March 2021 Recipe – Best Ever Pound Cake

Pound cake is not the sexiest of treats, I’ll give you that, but it is one of the most comforting and satisfying. Moreover, it is the perfect blank canvas and takes beautifully to being zhuzhed up with a dollop of whipped cream and a handful of berries or a scoop of your favorite ice cream. This particular pound cake calls for buttermilk, which adds a lovely tenderness to the cake, and reminds me of the Sara Lee version with which I grew [...]

Wine of the Week

Bright White Wines

Sunshine and summery temps call for crisp, bright white wines, preferably enjoyed outside while soaking up all of the above. A recommendation for the weekend? Go to a local winery and indulge in a bottle of something you might never have tried before. At Milea Estate Vineyard in lovely Staatsburg, NY, you can try the 2019 Traminette, a dry white that has lovely lychee and rose notes on the finish. Enjoy Milea's patio with vineyard views and drink a toast to spring [...]

Deal of the Week

Antique Estate in Washington, CT

Town: Washington, CT Price: $1,200,000 Rooms: 15 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 2 Half Style: Greek Revival Acreage: 13.25 +/- acres Age: 1870 Situated on over 13 acres in tony Washington, CT is the estate of iconic fashion photographer, William D. Helburn. The impressive antique Greek Revival is expansive and airy with over 4,700 sq. ft. of living space and includes a guest/caretaker apartment. The park-like grounds comprised of rolling lawns, beautiful stonewalls, large rhododendrons, mature plantings, skating pond and large bluestone patio overlooking a gunite pool is [...]

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