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    Holiday Harmony

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    Recently we were asked by Good Housekeeping online for some tips on how to keep a relationship from suffering too much from holiday stress. At first we thought it was kind of funny that they would ask us that question, since one of the things we’re best known for is, well, not always getting along. […]

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    The Fabulous Beekman Boys Fabulous Holiday Special!

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Frosty. Rudolf. Donny & Marie. Polka Spot. What do all these celebrities have in common? They all have their own holiday special! The Fabulous Beekman Boys Fabulous Holiday Special Wednesday December 8th, 9pm EST NOTE:  The special re-airs on the following dates and times December 10 at 10pm December 15 at 8pm and 11pm December […]

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    A Victorian Holiday to Remember

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Sharon Springs may have historically been a summer spa town, but that didn’t stop the village from hosting a Victorian Christmas Celebration that would have rivaled any throughout the ages.  From an operetta performed on the second floor of the American Hotel, to Victorian dance lessons in this historic Roseboro ballroom, to the village’s annual […]

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    Holiday Cheers!

    BY:Josh and Brent

    To enhance your viewing pleasure and to make The Fabulous Beekman Boys’ Fabulous Holiday Special as fabulous as possible, we’re going to encourage the playing of a nice parlor game. During the holiday special, take a sip of your “holiday cheer” every time you hear someone on the show say the word  “holiday” If you […]

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    Mary Prepares for Christmas

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America. It does not seem to matter if it is gray and snowy in the […]

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    Mary Makes Ornaments

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America The snow is falling outside and it is very windy. The wind swishes down […]

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    A Black Christmas

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Walking down Fifth Avenue to admire the windows has always been a holiday pilgrimage, so is there any doubt that this being the first Christmas for the Beekman 1802 Mercantile that we felt a little pressured to bring this “downstate” spectacle to Sharon Springs? Because this is the first year of the Sharon Springs Victorian […]

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    Mary Prepares for the Cold

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America The wind has turned and it is much colder than it was earlier in […]

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    Christmas Eve Traditions

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We timed the airing of the Fabulous Beekman Boys’ Fabulous Holiday Special (Dec 8, 9:00pm, Planet Green) so that you could use the premier as a perfect excuse to get your holiday gathering out of the way.  In addition to serving something delectable like Beekman Blaak & Blaak Onion Jam, we thought it might be […]

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    Mary’s Autumn Pie

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Father likes mincemeat pie the best.  It takes a long time to make.  I […]

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