Tag Archives: Beyond our region

Toy Fair in New York City

I’ll be in NYC for a few days attending the 114th annual Toy Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The American International Toy Fair is a toy industry trade show held in mid-February in New York City. The event … Continue reading

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Super Mario Bros. Corn Maze at New York Farm

Every year since 2005, Stoughton Farm, in Newark Valley, NY, has created a uniquely themed corn maze. This year, the theme is Super Mario Bros., the popular Nintendo video game. The maze covers nearly eight acres, and took several weeks, … Continue reading

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Lucille Ball’s First Hollywood Home for Sale

  The Home’s Historic Past When Lucille Ball left NY for Hollywood in the early 1930’s, she rented the 1,874-square-foot bungalow at 1344 N. Ogden Drive. At the age of 22, Ball had just signed a contract with RKO Radio Pictures, so … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Nantucket Island, MA

You don’t have to hop on a plane at Albany to head to the Islands. Nantucket Island, is a short drive, and ferry trip away from Columbia County.  It’s about a 3.5 hour drive to Hyannis, MA, where you can … Continue reading

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NYC’s Cliffside ‘Pumpkin House’ For Sale

  There’s a interesting story on Gothamist today about a new home on the market. It’s in Manhattan’s Hudson Heights neighborhood, at 16 Chittenden Avenue, and built over a cliff just north of the George Washington Bridge. Apparently, the home is … Continue reading

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Litchfield Mysterious Object To Remain Mystery

Remember that mysterious object that I told you about two weeks ago? The glowing-green, whale-sized object that fell from the sky in Litchfield, CT?  Well it sounds like that object is going to remain a mystery as Connecticut officials and legislators … Continue reading

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Mysterious Object Falls From Sky in Litchfield, CT

It looks like our Connecticut neighbors have a real-life X-File on their hands. This past Tuesday, around 2am, a state trooper and another person reported a large object falling out of the sky in Litchfield, CT, located in the North-West corner … Continue reading

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