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Social-media driven crowds, garbage, broken glass force Woodstock’s Millstream to close for swimming

Social-media driven crowds, garbage, broken glass force Woodstock’s Millstream to close for swimming

Another popular swimming hole has fallen victim to an explosion in popularity through social media and travel websites, this time closing for good. The section of the Millstream just above the intersection where Millstream, Ohayo Mountain and Tannery Brook Roads meet, a popular summer spot for a century and more, also known to locals as Sully’s, has become too much to handle for its owners.

Looking for a mountain cabin studio?

Looking for a mountain cabin studio?

Apply before April 12 for the free Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence Program. Since the early 19th century and the beginning of the American Landscape movement, the Catskill escarpment has remained an enduring source of artistic inspiration for generations of artists. The residency provides a tranquil and rustic workplace located in the landscape where American landscape art began.

Stone Ridge’s Applestone Meat Company eyes expansion

Stone Ridge’s Applestone Meat Company eyes expansion

Its innovative 24/7 meat-dispensaries of freshly butchered grass-fed-and-finished beef, pork and lamb now offers certified organic chicken from Bell & Evans. “We want [our customers] to come whenever they can, whenever their schedules allow. We’re expanding to Hudson in 2019 and just got approval in East Chester for a 24/7 there.”

Check out the Woodstock Art Exchange & Pablo Glass Studio in West Hurley

Check out the Woodstock Art Exchange & Pablo Glass Studio in West Hurley

Think artisan, and you picture a maker space in a factory loft or farm cottage and handcrafted items artfully displayed in a charming storefront on a pedestrian stretch of Main Street. Since last fall, however, some serious artisan activity has been taking place right off the highway. Easy to miss as you’re whizzing by on Route 28 on your way from Kingston to Woodstock, the Woodstock Art Exchange and Pablo Glass Studio are located in a complex of buildings in West Hurley. Rather than gasoline and coffee, they offer art, hand-blown glassware and an array of unique handcrafted items – plus glassblowing.