Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Hudson Valley’s Leather Man

In The Huffington Post this month, veteran Travel Classics writer Margie Goldsmith tells a remarkable story of a mysterious wanderer in post-Civil War Hudson Valley, and the recent efforts to identify his origins: “The Leather Man’s hat, trousers, and coat … Continue reading

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Toni Lydecker: STONE BARNS, BEFORE AND AFTER

Toni Lydecker is a food and culinary travel journalist, cookbook author and cooking teacher. The parking lot of Stone Barns, in the Hudson Valley hamlet of Pocantico Hills, is more often than not packed with visitors who have come for … Continue reading

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Traci Suppa: WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, BRING ON BUDDHA

Family travel writer Traci L. Suppa has a strange compulsion for roadside attractions. I was all-too-familiar with my son’s look of skeptical doubt, presented in tandem with a raised eyebrow. Today it was followed by, “We’re going to see a … Continue reading

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Jan Greenberg: VISITING THE PIG

Jan Greenberg’s most recent book is “Hudson Valley Harvest: A Food Lover’s Guide to Farms, Restaurants and Open Air Markets.” Visiting the pig who will take up half the space in my freezer each fall is, I will admit, rather … Continue reading

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