Happy Halloween …. from Sleepy Hollow!

Sleepy Hollow, New York / Kimberly Sullivan

Happy Halloween! And what a great time to spotlight the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery I visited this past August. I’ve alread posted about Tarrytown, the little Hudson River town that make an easy daytrip form New York City. The next town over, which you can reach walking, is Sleepy Hollow. And its main attraction is the…

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A daytrip to Tarrytown, NY

Tarrytown, New York/ Kimberly Sullivan

On our visit back to New York last August, we decided to take the train north to Tarrytown, a small town along the Hudson River, to explore the town and to go see the Sleepy Hollow cemetery made famous by Native Son, author Washington Irving. It was a fun daytrip on a hot day, and…

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Pretty lake views from New York’s Lake Geneva

I spent four years of my life at the “neighboring” lake of New York’s Finger Lakes. I already wrote about visiting my alma mater, Cornell University, on the edge of Cayuga Lake, but on that same visit, we also made the trip to the town of Geneva, on Geneva Lake. Geneva is home to Hobart…

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Prohibition-era beer in Utica, New York

On a trip out to western New York last summer, we were staying near then small city of Utica, New York. I’d never been to Utica before, but I knew its Saranac beer (and soft drinks). We saw there was a tour of the Matt Beer Brewery Company and decided to join in on the…

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