Central New York

Tips and Articles in Central New York

WHY NOW Hang your Christmas stocking in Cooperstown, the snowy capital of central New York's Leatherstocking region. This Federal-era village facing frozen Lake Otsego kicks off the holiday with bonfire caroling and Santa Claus Express train rides...
It's that time of year—when flickering lights illuminate the sky, snow blankets the ground, and airports overflow with travelers. While destinations that promise a white Christmas are the obvious choice (and for good reason), holiday cheer can als...
Cultural Hit List Art Europe London "Louise Bourgeois," at Tate Modern (Oct. 10–Jan. 20; tate.org.uk). Surrealist, Expressionist, and conceptual artist Bourgeois is still going strong in her nineties. This show, which spans seven decades of dra...
From her bedroom decorated with stars, 13-year-old Claire looks out over nine-mile-long Otsego Lake, one of her favorite places. A student at Cooperstown Central School, Claire loves paddling a canoe and playing tennis. Also, like everyone else in...
q. We want to make the great baseball pilgrimage. What are three things not to miss in Cooperstown, and where should we stay?--L.P., Reno, Nev.a. It's been 25 years since Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's home run record, and there's a terrific video...
Get The Facts Drive north on Highway 28 out of Oneonta, in upstate New York, and about 20 miles along, something strange starts to happen. The two-lane road curves through the Catskill Mountains, roughly following the course of the Susquehanna ...
Pinafores, Ahoy When Brigid de Guzman sent her sister's four-year-old a hand-stitched dress, her sister secretly whisked it away to the buyers at Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan, who put de Guzman in business. She has since opened her own shop (49 A...