This non-dairy take on a worldwide fave dessert is proof that nibbling your way through the crisis can still be healthy.
Fideo is simple comfort food all the way, made with ingredients you probably have in the pantry right now; photo by Robin Catalano.
Rushing to cancel summer travel plans probably isn't the logical response to COVID-19. Neither is being cavalier about contagion.
Above: Designs by Marine Penvern at the 2nd Annual Forever Young Fashion Show; photo by Robin Catalano.
Fashion fanatics in the Hudson Valley and Berkshires now have a reason to kick up their Miu Mius and rejoice. By bringing glam for a good cause to Hudson in its 2nd Annual Forever Young Fashion show on February 8, Stitched NY shone a spotlight on the creativity of the region, and proved that style isn’t just the provenance of our big-city neighbors.
Civil: Credibility Indicators
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For all its longitudinal eastern border, New Hampshire doesn't boast a long coastline. Portsmouth provides a granite-solid argument for why NOT to overlook one of New England's most charming harbor towns.
In Pompeii and Herculaneum, the tourist is tempted to gaze upon the preserved works of marble and masonry and painted plaster. Surrounded by the inanimate remnants of these twin archaeological wonders, travel editor Robin Catalano found herself listening for strains of preserved human truths.
32 winter travel tips that will keep your holiday from being put on ice
Photo by Edwin José Vega Ramos; via Pexels.com.
Society is changing — the days of cheap plastic crap defining the holidays are numbered. And the home is so much...homier when more of life is handmade.
Inaugural edition of FESTIVE in 2017; photo by Nina Cochran, courtesy Greylock WORKS.
A curious village with a tenacious history, Hoosick Falls is located in the town of Hoosick, between the Capital Region of New York and Bennington, VT. Originally settled in the mid-1700s, it was torched during French and Indian War. Settlers returned and rebuilt, and it became an industry powerhouse during the Victorian era. Like many once-prosperous industrial towns in the Hudson Valley, it eventually declined in the mid-1900s. But this sleepy village is on the verge of a major wake-up and shake-up, with a concerted effort in economic development currently under way.…
For this edition of our Weekend Travel Pick, we’ve got a Columbia County, New York, twofer: one of the region’s best film festivals, and some spooky pre-Halloween fun.
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Living in a quiet rural region has its perks. There’s plenty
of room to spread out when you want to make like Greta Garbo and be alone.
There are dozens of farm-to-table restaurants and farm-to-bottle beverage
producers serving some truly inspired food and drink. It’s beautiful, even when
it’s -10 degrees F and the wind is howling, and especially during the parade of
color in the fall. And it’s rare to spend more than a few minutes in traffic,
even when there’s a jam (or, more likely, endless road construction).…
Robin doesn’t stop moving for long. She’s in Europe at the moment, and we can’t wait for her to share some of the stories and images she’s picking up in her travels. Just before she went abroad, though, she toured one of America’s “castles” in Ipswich, Mass.
Robin CatalanoRobin Catalano believes in the power of storytelling to connect communities and cultures. She’s applied her creative approach to writing for magazines, books, blogs, websites, and a wide variety of marketing projects, and has published more than 75 articles and 1,000+ blog posts.…