Posts Tagged ‘New York State’

Saratoga Springs: Away from the track

Saratoga Springs: Away from the track
By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls We all know that Saratoga Springs is a great place to go in the summer, when it’s warm – but what about a getaway to upstate New York in the winter? Is there even anything to do in the cold? The short answer is yes, there is— but here is the long answer. Saratoga...
February 16th, 2012 | City Travel, New York State | Read More

Apple Picking in Upstate New York

Apple Picking in Upstate New York
Fall was always my favorite time of year growing up in Upstate-it means pumpkin carving and hay rides and apple cider. Last Sunday, I did something that’s a typical pastime in this area and went pumpkin- and apple-picking with my little brother. By far the most popular place to pick apples is...
October 6th, 2009 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, United States | Read More

Heading North for the Winter

Heading North for the Winter
The due date for the book is coming up fast, and so I decided to leave fast-paced New York City in November to move back home to Syracuse for the winter. It’s quieter here so I have more time to think. Still, I have to discipline myself with a set schedule every day to keep from getting side tracked....
December 27th, 2008 | The Lost Girls: The Book, United States | Read More

Love, Marriage, and Wine

Love, Marriage, and Wine
My sister, Sara, got married last month. Rather than celebrate her dwindling days as a single woman by hiring a cheesy stripper to perform (why pay for something when a woman can get it for free? Ha!), or going on a beer-fueled pub crawl, we opted to do a wine tour through upstate New York’s Finger...
November 18th, 2008 | Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Election 2008: Voting for change!

Election 2008: Voting for change!
I filled out absentee ballot this weekend and dropped it off in the mailbox on the way to work this morning. Yay for the electoral process. Cheers for change I can believe in! As much as I would have loved to do the deed with my fellow New Yorkers on November 4th, I failed to switch my registration...
October 20th, 2008 | United States | Read More