Tag: Hudson River Valley

Pic(k) of the Week – Croton Point Park

A Trip to Olana in Hudson, New York

Frederic Edwin Church was as much a painter of the American landscape as he was a globe-trotter. He traveled to Europe, South America, the Arctic and the Middle East and one such voyage to the far shores of …

Pic(k) of the Week – Rip Van Winkle Bridge

Scenic Houses by the Hudson Valley

I remember reading Rip Van Winkle as a kid so when I heard that its author Washington Irving’s  ivy-covered mid-19th century home can be toured in Tarrytown, New York, I had to see for myself. America’s first internationally famous author, Irving …