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Storybook Ending: A Craft Maven Finally Comes Home to a Stone Cottage in Woodstock

Storybook Ending: A Craft Maven Finally Comes Home to a Stone Cottage in Woodstock

Storybook, Linda Facci and Gene Gironda’s home, sits on three acres at the heart of the former Maverick Art Colony in Woodstock.


Giverny in the Catskills

Photographer Anne Hall renovates a historic 1783 Huguenot farmhouse tucked between the Schoharie Creek and a ridge of the Rusk Mountain Wild Forest in Greene County.


Nesting, By Chance and Design

Amber Winick's Aleatory Design Approach
Writer and design historian Amber Winick rolls the dice at her house in Croton- on-Hudson, leaning into whims of chance to curate an ever-changing home environment.


Home Is Where The Art Is

Anat Shiftan and Jamie Bennett Renovate a 1960s Cape to Suit their Art Practices
Artists Anat Shiftan and Jamie Bennett's studio spaces have ranged from office spaces to standalone backyard studios, so when the opportunity arose to transform a dated midcentury cottage into their new live in studio space, they didn't hesitate.


Autobiography of Transitional Objects

Artist Paula Lalala Creates A Home From Her Art
Artist and Cornwallville resident Paula Lalala turned her perfectly preserved childhood home into a museum that has hosted her multidisciplinary artwork for the past 20 years.


Trustee To Utopia

An Art Colony Descendant Tells The Story Of Her Ohayo Mountain Home
Descendant of a Woodstock art colony Laurie Ylvisaker tells the story of her farmhouse inspired home on Ohayo Mountain.


Split-Level Satisfaction

Designer Megan Oldenburger's Seven-Year Passion Project in Woodstock
The Woodstock home of interior designer Megan Oldenburger showcases her considerable renovation savvy, her eye for design, and the artful aesthetic she’s honed as both designer and artist.


Rock Solid Rebirth: A Stone Cottage Rehab in Staatsburg

Chris Mottalini and Nepal Assathawasi have turned a decaying stone cottage in Staatsburg into a cozy, country chic home for their family.


Improvising with Nature: A Couple Harnesses the Power of Renewables in Woodstock

A couple harnesses the power of renewables on eight wooded acres on the north slope of Mount Guardian in Woodstock.


Gone to the Dogs: Two Writers Design Pup-Friendly Abode in the Woods

Alexandra Horowitz and Ammon Shea at Home in the Taghkanic Woods
Writers Alexandra Horowitz and Ammon Shea have created a domestic sanctuary for animals and humans in the Taghkanic woods.


The Family Dynamic: A Riverside Mid-Century Modern in Hyde Park

A creative couple and a home purchase sight unseen, how they made their differences work to create this stunning light-filled stylish home.


The Skoolie Life: A Couple Embraces Tiny House Living with Adjacent School Buses

Hoppy Quick and Julie Snyder give us a peek into the “Skoolie” way of life.


Ashokan High Point: A Historic Stone Home Near Woodstock

A peek inside a historic stone house near Woodstock.


Live Long and Prosper: A Woodstock Arts & Crafts Home

Allison Reynolds tells her love-at-first-sight story of a Woodstock Arts & Crafts home that formerly belonged to science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon.


No Ghosts Attached: A Greek Revival in Hudson

The contemporary art collection of Javier Magri and Carol McCranie resides in a Greek Revival in Hudson’s historic district.


Space 428: Choreographer Jonah Bokaer's Church of Dance in Hudson

Choreographer Jonah Bokaer transforms a church into Space 428 in Hudson.



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Summer Solar Boat Tours @ Hudson River Maritime Museum

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Kids Intro to Watercolor Class: Painting a Blue Whale with Shanna

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