As a homeowner, choosing what you can do for yourself and what you should hire someone to do is the perennial home improvement question. Here, some local contractors offer stop tips about how to approach these decisions. (Example: Try to build something practical outside, like a doghouse, before tackling interiors.)
The front porch is a place where the private and public realms intermingle, a microcosm of Republican government. Perhaps the decline of the front porch has exacerbated the fracture of community and social isolation.
Like many moved to the region from New York City, I was drawn here by dreams of an idyllic rural lifestyle. Mind you, this was before the Internet.
According to Ed Breslin, completing the job provides an exhilarating feeling In the case of actually having to paint
Eve Fox explains the ins and outs of a flexible model for getting local produce If you’ve ever considered
Lisa Carroll learns about tomatoes and strawberries I remember as a young girl holding my dad’s hand. It was
Jen Holz follows the rhythm of farm life where all works in concert Eight feet up, cool in a
[portfolio_slideshow id=853] Photos care of Catskill Forest Association Ryan Trapani remembers the woods of his New Paltz childhood Each
Elisabeth Henry comes to terms with big machines The spring was already there, bubbling over rocks to a small
Reg Oberlag, surreal estate agent, prowls the Catskills I help city folk find country homes in the Catskills. Frankly,