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Finding originality at Found:Re hotel

Words that describe the Found:Re boutique hotel in downtown Phoenix: funky, eclectic, transformative, inclusive and, well, just play fun! I was so inspired by the art that I asked Cultural Curator Michael Oleskow to give me a tour. Here’s the …

Engineering great trails in Malta, NY

I knew that the Luther Forest Tech Campus in Malta, NY was number one in nanotech manufacturing and R&D but trail building?  Once I started exploring the area, I discovered miles of peaceful, quiet footpaths that didn’t feel  anywhere near …

Shogun makes a splash with sake menu

First came boutique wineries, then craft microbreweries and now bourbon distilleries, the spirit industry is making a splash all over Hudson Valley.   But there’s still one final frontier left to un-tap: Sake!

Japan’s national beverage is a revered fermented rice …