SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The bond between humanity and nature is one that often goes unseen and unspoken, but those who want to better understand that bond around the Upper Delaware have a new outlet: The Outside Institute, a new program in the area that approaches nature from exploratory and culinary perspectives.
NARROWSBURG, NY — A new restaurant has opened in the heart of Narrowsburg: Uncle Vinny’s, an experience with authentic Italian cuisine as delivered by owner, namesake and veteran restaurateur Vincenzo Doria.
HONESDALE, PA — Since its grand opening in May, Loose Leaf Pages has served as a welcome addition to Main Street in Honesdale: a combination bookstore and teashop that offers written works from independent publishers and local writers, tea from local sources and activities for aspiring writers and voracious readers alike.
I like to think that I know everything, including what’s popular, what people are talking about and what’s “trending”—but apparently, I’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, unaware that what everyone is talking about is… rocks.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Ten Mile River Scout Camp (TMR) comprises a 12,000-acre area, a site selected for the Boy Scouts in part by Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his tenure as president of the New York City Boy Scout Foundation.
If you look hard enough, there is always something unusual to explore in the Catskills, and I recently discovered an interesting blurb online that caught my attention. “The Peace Walk outdoor art exhibit is now open on the Rails to Trails in Mountaindale,” announced the alert.
SHOHOLA, PA — Much of the July 13 meeting of the Shohola supervisors meeting held at the municipal building was dominated by the ongoing county issue of road improvements. Several bids were opened and approved and work should begin shortly.
HONESDALE, PA — Honesdale’s claim to fame is rooted in steam power, but this weekend the town will be exploring the fiction as well as the reality of that history with Steampunk Honesdale, a festival held in celebration of steampunk, a genre of fiction that depicts a retro-futuristic landscape taking its cues from the aesthetics and technology o
LONG EDDY, NY — The town of Long Eddy is planning a weekend-long celebration of its history under another name. “Douglas City Days” will be held Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16 as a town-wide event to honor the 150th anniversary of Douglas City, a name the community adopted for 11 years as an incorporated city.
GLEN SPEY, NY — The threat of rain, and indeed the rain itself, could not dissuade the local crowd from visiting the Kadampa Meditation Center, which hosted its ninth annual Fun Fair on Saturday, July 1.