Published Work

FOOD/WINE/BEER

Hudson Valley Restaurateurs Are Chomping at the Bit to ReopenChronogram, 2020
5 Spots for French Take Out to Brighten Your Week – Chronogram, 2020 
5 Places to Get Your Wood-Fired Pizza Fix in the Hudson Valley (To Go) – Chronogram, 2020
How Are Hudson Valley Farms Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic?Hudson Valley magazine, 2020
The Woodstock Pub: The Watering Hole Woodstock NeededChronogram, 2020
Hudson Valley Cheap Eats: The 2020 List Chronogram magazine, 2020
Come for the Crepes, Stay for the Good Vibes: Ms. Fairfax  – Chronogram magazine, 2019
September Food & Drink Events in the Hudson ValleyChronogram magazine, 2019
5 Places to Dine & Drink in the Hudson Valley  – Chronogram magazine, 2019
Drinking’s a Hoot at the Yard Owl Brewery in GardinerChronogram magazine, 2019
Kingston Standard Brewing Co. Brings Oysters & German-Style Beer to MidtownChronogram magazine, 2019
Early Terrible Wine Bar Embodies the New Wave of WoodstockChronogram magazine, 2019
Brut Force: The Champagne of Beer (Brut IPAs)Chronogram magazine, 2019
Peripheral Wine Festival: Natural WinesChronogram magazine, 2018
Fall Craft Beers You’ll LoveTownsquare Media, 2018
Six Hudson Valley Hard Cider HousesTownsquare Media, 2018
Hudson Valley Fall GetawaysTownsquare Media, 2018
The Farm-to-Pint MovementChronogram magazine, 2017
Renovation and Innovation: Silvia restaurantChronogram magazine, 2017
Renovation and Innovation: Heritage Food and DrinkChronogram magazine, 2017
Renovation and Innovation: The AmsterdamChronogram, 2017
Best Hudson Valley Wines to Bring to Thanksgiving DinnerHudsonvalleypost.com, 2016
Cooking with Ostrich EggsHudson Valley magazine, 2014
Why Mushroom Hunting is the Next Big Thing: Foraging Must-haves, Edible vs. Poisonous, and Meet Forager “Wildman” Steve BrillHudson Valley magazine, 2011
Beer-infused Recipes from Local Beer ExpertsHudson Valley magazine, 2010
Açaí-infused Cocktail RecipesHudson Valley magazine, 2010
Amazing Maize: A look into the Valley’s sweet, golden crops, and tips on picking the ideal earHudson Valley magazine, 2010

TRAVEL

The Forthcoming Maker Hotel is a Design Destination Worthy of Royalty – Chronogram, 2020
Your Weekend Guide to Phoenicia, NY – Chronogram, 2020
Your Guide to a Cold Spring Getaway Chronogram, 2020
Weekend Guide to Newburgh, NYChronogram, 2020
Spend the Perfect Weekend in Catskill, NYChronogram, 2019
A Star Reborn: Borscht Belt-era Starlite Motel Gets New LifeChronogram, 2019
How to Spend a Perfectly Unhippy Weekend in WoodstockChronogram, 2019
Countryside Calm: Spend a Relaxing Weekend in AmeniaChronogram, 2019
Spend a Stellar Weekend in Bucolic AccordChronogram, 2019
4 New Upstate HotelsUpstater, 2019
New Hudson River Skywalk Links Hudson Valley Art HistoryHudson Valley magazine, 2019
Eight September Events in the Hudson ValleyChronogram magazine, 2019
Planting Pioneer: A restored garden by groundbreaking horticulturalist Beatrix FerrandChronogram magazine, 2019
Burying the Hatchet: Axe Throwing Comes to the Hudson ValleyHudson Valley magazine, 2019
6 Hudson Valley Sites to Celebrate Women’s HistoryHudson Valley magazine, 2019
Seven Unique Valentine’s Date Ideas in the Hudson ValleyHudsonvalleypost.com, 2016
Kingston: The IBM Years Gives a Peek Into Tech Giant’s HistoryHudson Valley magazine, 2014
Two Summer Camps for Children with Rare DisordersHudson Valley magazine, 2014
Fall Getaway: Mount Airy Casino in Pocono, PAHudson Valley magazine, 2013
Top Town: Woodstock, NYHudson Valley magazine, 2013
Top Town: Rosendale, NYHudson Valley magazine, 2013
Culture in KingstonHudson Valley magazine, 2013
Aerial Silks Yoga: Flexibility in FlightHudson Valley magazine, 2013
New Paltz and Gardiner: Daring and DeliciousChronogram magazine, 2012
Fall Getaway: The 1850 House Inn and Tavern in Rosendale, NYHudson Valley magazine, 2012
Northern Lights: Woodstock, Mount Tremper, and PhoeniciaChronogram magazine, 2012
Fall Getaway: Grafton, VermontHudson Valley magazine, 2012
The Saugerties Lighthouse CaretakersChronogram magazine, 2012
Hudson Valley CoffeehousesHudson Valley magazine, 2011
Fall Getaway: The Waterstone Inn in Greenwood Lake, NYHudson Valley magazine, 2011
Fall Foliage Drive: Route 6, Orange CountyHudson Valley magazine, 2009

LIFESTYLE

A Hudson Valley Design Space Builds on Sustainability and InclusivityHudson Valley magazine, 2020
When Will the Libraries Reopen?Chronogram, 2020
Make Your Hudson Valley Garden More Sustainable With RewildingHudson Valley magazine, 2020
How to Help Your Pandemic-Frustrated College StudentHudson Valley magazine, 2020
Levon Helm’s Woodstock Property Is on the MarketHudson Valley magazine, 2020
The Mountains Are Calling at These Hudson Valley HomesHudson Valley magazine, 2020
The 2020 Deal Book: Best Bargains in the Hudson ValleyHudson Valley magazine, 2020
Artisan’s Garden Offers Vintage-Inspired Handmade Couture in WoodstockChronogram magazine, 2019
A Marriage of Minds: Pollock and Krasner’s Relationship Explored at PS21Chronogram magazine, 2019
Art of Wall: Wallpaper has come a long wayAlmanac Weekly, 2019 (page 13)
Enlightened Landscaping: Native GardeningChronogram magazine, 2019
‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Brings Shakespeare and Doo-Wop Together at Boscobel  – Chronogram magazine, 2019
Spacetime Continuum: Heavy Mental Health Conversations at the PowerhouseChronogram magazine, 2019
How the Ulster County Plastic Bag Ban Will Affect Local Businesseshvmag.com, 2019
Showcasing the Best of Home Design in KingstonHudson Valley magazine, 2019
Gift Guide for Weekend WarriorsHudsonvalleypost.com, 2016
Q&A with Guitarist Earl Slick: David Bowie’s New Album, Designing Slick Straps and Pickups, and How He Spends His Free TimeHudson Valley magazine, 2013
Telling Trash From TreasureChronogram magazine, 2013
Edible LandscapingHudson Valley magazine, 2012
People to Watch 2012: Connor Kennedy, Ulster County GuitaristHudson Valley magazine, 2012
Same-sex Parenting: One mom’s perspectiveHudson Valley magazine, 2012
Belly Dancing: Fitness and CommunityHudson Valley magazine, 2012
Celebrating 35 Years of Rock n RollHudson Valley magazine, 2012
Runnin’ Down A Dream: First Place at the Grand National Roadster ShowHudson Valley magazine, 2010
Down the Rabbit Hole: Alice in Wonderland-inspired FashionHudson Valley magazine, 2010

Hudson Valley Magazine Women in Business 2019

Courtesy of Hudson Valley Magazine

I was proud to be asked to write eight of the 16 profiles of Hudson Valley magazine’s 2019 Women in Business Awards honorees.

Lauree Ostrofsky: Founder, Simply Leap and Hudson Valley Women in Business
Deanna Bellacicco Breault: Owner, Bella’s Home-Baked Goods
CJ Hartwell-Kelly: General Manager, Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa
Maryline Damour: Co-founder and Principal Designer, Damour Drake; Founder, Kingston Design Connection
Kelly Lyndgaard: CEO/Founder, Unshattered
Kristin Ruge Hutchins: President/CEO, Ruge’s Automotive
Elizabeth Waldstein: Executive Director, Walkway Over the Hudson
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