Spring Now Comes With a Secret Dread

Depending on the arrival of migratory birds for spring to begin means accepting the changing world the birds fly through.

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Upstate Motels Make a Comeback, With an Aim to Captivate

Once a convenience of the American road trip, these classic motor hotels are being restored as vacation destinations by a new generation of owners.

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Hudson Valley Real Estate Market Still Overheated

New Yorkers scouring northern towns for second homes have pushed prices up and made it harder for locals to find affordable homes.

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Susan Orlean Lists Her Upstate Retreat

The writer’s modern three-bedroom house, lined with wood and stone, comes with a $3.495 million price tag.

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Welcome to Homeownership

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.

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