• On with the Show

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We’re very proud of the success of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys,” and have so enjoyed meeting all the new “neighbors” from all over the world that it has brought into our life. The show stands apart as one of the rare reality shows that captures a positive portrayal of small town America and good people […]

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  • Pickled Radish Pods

    BY:Josh and Brent

    There’s never an “okay” radish season. It seems that each year is either a bumper crop of perfectly bulbous spicy delicacies, or a complete bust of bolted, measly, woody tap-roots. But even in the worst years, when late frosts kills the earliest radish seedlings and early heat waves force the surviving plants to bolt, there’s […]

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  • 5 Beautiful Things


    This new feature is designed to inspire you to look at the world around you, to take note of the season at hand and to capture it – in memory or on film – for posterity. I will be choosing five photos each week for with this aim in mind. We’re calling the feature, […]

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  • Josh’s Early Summer Reading List

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    There’s not a lot of time to kick back with a good book this time of year…but these are the ones I’m eye-ing for those 10 minutes between when the sun goes down and I collapse into bed:   Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry We were recently gifted […]

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  • Josh’s Late Spring Reading List

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    The sun is up a little longer. And so are we. Here’s how I plan on spending my evenings…hopefully not in front of a fire for a change! Back to Basics – We love this book. We love the updated version of this book. It’s a terrific guide to doing all the things we set […]

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  • The Making of the Beekman 1802 Tabletop Birdbath

    BY:Josh and Brent

      One of the newest designs from the Beekman 1802 Rural Artists Collective is our Beekman 1802 Tabletop Birdbath, hewn entirely from one piece of solid New York State Bluestone. They’re based on the design of Victorian Butterfly baths, and are individually crafted by a third-generation stone mason. We filmed the making of one recently…click […]

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  • The Dash

    BY:Dr. Brent

    At New Market Elementary School in Sophia, NC, Field Day was much anticipated.   Each grade level competed within itself in all kinds of physical activities:  relays, jumping rope, obstacle courses made out of hay bales, etc.    More important than the blue, red and white ribbons that were handed out to the victors (though these were […]

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  • BANK

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Jim Grinches and Norm Phenix, the owners of 204 Main Bar & Bistro, are converting the village’s original bank into a gallery space that will feature rotating exhibitions that mine the incredible wealth of artistic talent in our area. The first show at BANK will open as part of Garden Party Festival on Memorial Day […]

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  • 2012 Garden Party

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Thinking of taking a drive for Memorial Day weekend?  Help our village Spring back to life at this year’s Garden Party Festival. In addition to the wonderful merchants throughout Sharon Springs, local craftspeople, artists, farmers and food purveyors from all over the Mohawk Valley, here’s a list of other events during the weekend to help […]

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  • Mother’s Day Cake

    BY:Josh and Brent

    For Mother’s Day this year we wanted to create a cake that is as fabulous as our moms. Which is pretty darn fabulous. This floral yellow cardamom cake has strawberry rhubarb sauce between layers and is held together with a delectable caramel buttercream icing (courtesy of our friends at Baked NYC and their awesome Baked […]

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