Tag Archives: upstate New York

Wolcott, New York

Fenster writes: For the upstate NY devotees here. Wolcott is a small town in upstate New York, on Lake Ontario between Rochester and Syracuse. It is weathered and somewhat beaten down looking but not yet beat. There are some handsome … Continue reading

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‘Tis Their Scalps or Ours

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The warrior in the oak had maintained a quick, though ineffectual fire, from the moment of his discovery. But his aim was interrupted by the vigilance of his enemies, whose rifles instantaneously bore on any part … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour: Cold Spring, NY

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Fabrizio took me on a tour of the Orange County area of the Hudson Valley this weekend and we ended the day in Cold Spring. The central part of the village, which is on the National Register of … Continue reading

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Documentary Recommendations

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I haven’t had much time to blog lately. Real life has kind of taken a dump on my internet profile. But I have managed to catch a few nice documentaries on Netflix Instant. Thought I’d pass … Continue reading

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More Lyons

Fenster writes: I posted some photos of a Victorian again gracefully in Lyons, NY. Actually, the photo didn’t do justice, and I mean to the deterioration, which is pretty far advanced when you see it in person.  In truth, a … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully

Fenster writes: Pretty far into aging, but still graceful.  Lyons, NY.

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A Short Ode to Upstate New York

Fenster writes: Here is a short ode to upstate, illustrated by two pictures taken in the last couple of days. ——————– If you are seeking some sodas in Sodus, You can get a good deal for a buck.   But … Continue reading

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Mmmmm, Puritan Spread

Glynn Marshes writes: @Fenster– Years ago I picked up a book, “The Development of Central and Western New York,” from Gutenberg Books on Monroe Ave. in Rochester. It’s a collection of “contemporary accounts,” compiled by Clayton Mau, published in 1958 … Continue reading

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Upstate New York

Fenster writes: There’s an old saying to the effect that the little stations are happy because the big trains pass them by.  Something like that is at work in upstate New York, a place that is charming in direct relation to … Continue reading

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