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December 06, 2016
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Over the river and through the woods

Stickett Inn proprietor Johnny Pizzolato, center, cuts the ribbon with well-wishers for the opening of Annu Juice and The Store, adjacent to the inn in Barryville, NY.
TRR photos by Jonathan Fox

Not to be outdone, another ribbon was being unfurled in Barryville, NY, which is not-so-close to home, but it’s all in a day’s work. The party was sponsored by Green Door Magazine, ( and proprietor John Pizzolato ( has partnered with Melissa Volosin to open the Annu Juice Bar and a “luxury goods and lifestyle” shop offering a variety of items and refreshments. In celebration, more libations were on hand, courtesy of the Catskill Distilling Company, with the Dancing Cat Saloon’s Stacy Cohen behind the bar to provide locally distilled and non-alcoholic versions of apple pie cocktails (alongside the juicy concoctions) for the hordes of well wishers. This time it was the Barryville Chamber of Commerce ( assisting with the scissors (Dharma doesn’t have opposable thumbs), and we had the opportunity to tour the rooms as well, which the Facebook page describes as “a four-suite inn in the woods… on the property of an old church and graveyard in the historic town of Barryville, NY, on the Delaware River.”