Posts published in October, 2012

Train Ride to North Creek

Posted on October 23, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Train Ride to North Creek

Last weekend I joined the good people at All Over Albany on an excursion into the Adirondacks on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, with a wine and cheese tasting at barVino in North Creek. I had been curious about this train since Bennett brought back great photos for AOA on that very same route last winter, and Cheryl Clark's enthusiastic review of barVino helped seal the deal. This was a beautiful ride, concluded with a superb feast of cheese. ... Continue Reading

Art Omi at Night

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Art Omi at Night

Fall is knocking hard on our doors right now, and if you are new to the Capital District you are in for a treat. I have a soft spot for contemporary art so let me recommend three open air museums that combine foliage and creativity: Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, Art Omi in Ghent, and A Rising Tide in Athens. I've mentioned Art Omi earlier this year, but I recently unearthed a few photos I took... around 1AM. What looks ... Continue Reading