Neighborhoods, including rural ones, are getting brighter. That’s not a good thing, according to our writer. What is the point of an illuminated shrub at 2 a.m.?
Once a convenience of the American road trip, these classic motor hotels are being restored as vacation destinations by a new generation of owners.
A 1940 colonial-style house in Salisbury, a two-bedroom condo in Minneapolis and a 1900 home in the Catskills.
The sculptor Jean Shin gravitates to castoff objects, including a threatened tree at Olana, the former estate of Frederic Church.
After a young couple sold the Catskills retreat they built themselves for a nice profit, they started thinking bigger.
“At least we are freaking open,” one resort owner said.
In New York’s Catskills region, an old stone house has received a modern upgrade, but retains the thick stone walls that have stood for over two centuries.
New Yorkers who left the city and bought country homes during the pandemic are discovering there’s a lot to learn (and spend) while taking care of a house.
More developers are bringing contemporary, sustainable design to the Hudson Valley and rural Connecticut.
I’m desperate to find pockets of joy wherever I can. Some people bake bread. I started street-casting on West 12th.
I wasn’t looking for an exotic vacation, just a temporary reprieve from compulsive news-watching and a dose of in-person fun with family and friends.
Interviews with those who are risking the unknown — taking the train, commingling with strangers — to grab some fresh air and space.
Like a barbershop newly opened from lockdown, vacation properties are experiencing a surge of bookings. But instead of a week or two on the beach, people are looking for a month or more.
Tensions mount between New Yorkers with the means to retreat to their second homes and those who live in the towns year round.