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Catskill Mountains

Trespassing - An Ode to the Catskill Mountain Autumn

Steven Kurlander | Posted 11.30.2013 | New York
Steven Kurlander

Autumn in the Catskills is forever distinguished by the vivid aura of the wooded lands that define the vast number of forgotten back roads and trails in the mountains.

ReThink Review: When Comedy Went to School - Comedy History in the Catskills

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Jonathan Kim

Comedy icons like Jerry Lewis, Jackie Mason, Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, and even Woody Allen were able to work and hone material during weeklong stands in front of packed, tough crowds, creating the style and rhythm of what we now consider modern stand up comedy.

Hippie-Hipster Woodstock Love

Fathom | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel
Fathom

Woodstock will forever be associated with the 1969 music festival that happened in nearby Belden, and there's plenty of hippie kitsch around town as a reminder. If you look past the tie-dye emporiums and energy healers, though, Woodstock has its own laid-back sense of style.

Getting Outdoors In The East

Oyster | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From the tip of Maine to the Florida Keys, America's Eastern region is a diverse area filled with just about every type of terrain an active traveler could want: mountains, marshes, lakes, cliffs, forests and so much more.

Catskills Journeys-Waiting: 38 Years Working at the Miss Monticello Diner

Steven Kurlander | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Steven Kurlander

In this day and age, it's very hard to find a dedicated employee who has worked for one company that long. What really makes Connie unique? She is a professional waitress, through and through.

City Boy Meets Country

Barbara Gunn | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
Barbara Gunn

When we bought a place in the northern Catskills, we had our reasons.

Big Steps, Little Steps: Change Comes to Rural America

Tom Judson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Tom Judson

iant strides are being made in LGBT rights everywhere, from President Obama's public statements, to Goldman Sachs's amicus brief in the DOMA case, to the Amazon Kindle "Husbands" commercial. But in my neck of the woods progress is more accurately measured in baby steps.

"Welcome to Kutsher's": A Catskills Documentary and the End of an Era

David Fagin | Posted 11.05.2012 | Entertainment
David Fagin

In the documentary Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort, filmmakers attempt to revisit a time gone by and answer the question, "What was it about the Catskills, and Kutsher's in particular, that made going there such a unique and cherished experience?"

Graceful Transitions: Steve Jobs and Autumn in Catskills

Misha Lyuve | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Misha Lyuve

Every year in October I venture to Catskill mountains for a breath of the astounding aroma of the fall.

A Battle in the Catskills: Wind Power

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stewart Nusbaumer

Windfall is screening this Friday and Monday at the IFC Center. Details Below. An addicted nation with an insecure supply of dope will turn irrationa...

Central Park ... A Performance in Four Seasons (Autumn)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Bow Bridge by Arienne Davey In a moment of time in a moment of space, the park is greeted fully by Diana, her silver orb shrouded in mystery. The ...

The Great Divide: 90 Miles North

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

I saw myself gazing in the mirror, trying on Woodstock, and liking it.

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'N Roll in Redneck Country

Ethel Grodzins Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ethel Grodzins Romm

He introduced his girlfriend as "my old lady." She was maybe 17. They were both stripped to the waist, lying in a zipped-open sleeping bag, like hundreds, thousands, of couples around them.

Remembering Tiananmen Square

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

On the eve of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, musicians sang together in the Catskill Mountains, protesting not only the tragedy unfolding in Beijing, but the betrayals of 20th century socialism.