Tag: New York State

Peekskill Brewery by the Hudson

What is it about summer that makes us seek out oceans and rivers and lakes? The answer is rather obvious I guess. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

With that in mind, we took off for an afternoon in Peekskill, a city by the Hudson River. By and large artsy, but not without its sharp edges, this place had quite a few surprises up its sleeve.

A waterfront walkway with … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Autumn in New York

Pic(k) of the Week – Cold Springs, NY

Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?
— Mary Oliver, The Summer Day

Pic(k) of the Week – Croton Point Park

Pic(k) of the Week – Central Park, New York City

Notes from Suburbia – Is New York the Greatest City in the World?

What’s so great about the city of New York? Crowded and dirty are some of the words that are often used to describe it. Digging deeper you will see the people turning up their noses at the city are not immune to its charms after all. They whip out their cell phones as much as the guy with the Nikon, catching a New York moment … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Colors of New York

Pic(k) of the Week – Happy Thanksgiving

The Blue Marble

When things don’t go according to plan, it’s best to take a deep breath and go for a run or read a book. Also, it’s a good idea to step back and see our planet through the eyes of an inter-galactic traveler from outer space.

Last month, we had gone upstate to make the most of fall hikes in the Adirondacks. Between days of trekking, … Read the rest

Hiking Owl’s Head in Lake Placid, New York

If you want your holiday to end on a fun note, you got to set aside the last day for a short, scenic hike. With that logic in mind, we checked out of our hotel in Lake Placid and followed Route 73 towards Keene. After about 12 miles, we came upon Owl’s Head Lane to our right. On taking the dirt road that is Owl’s … Read the rest