Tag Archives: B&B

New-to-Market Maui Plantation Cottage 499K

THIS 1939 PLANTATION COTTAGE in upcountry Maui, an area of rolling hills and lush farmland, has just hit the market. It’s near the low-key town of Makawao, 15 or 20 minutes inland. Sweet, is it not? Though the listing says … Continue reading

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MAUI: Upcountry Ramble

YESTERDAY BEGAN AT 3:45AM — that was necessary in order to hit the road by 4:15, to make the sunrise over Haleakala, the otherworldly volcanic crater that occupies much of Maui’s bottom half, at 6:28. It’s a one-hour trip from … Continue reading

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No vember

WHEN I WAS ABOUT 9, my uncle taught me this ditty: No birds No bees No flowers No trees No wonder…November. I still find it amusing, even though it’s not true. The goldfinches are still at the thistle feeder. I … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Art House B&B

BEFORE I MOVED TO SPRINGS, L.I., I figured the area’s reputation as an artists’ colony — established in the days when Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and their friends made mayhem at local bars and beaches — was a thing … Continue reading

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1 Hour in Red Hook, N.Y.

I’m always amazed at how much there is to see when an old-house (and barn) fanatic really looks.¬† All these pictures were taken Wednesday in the course of an hour’s drive around the Dutchess County town of Red Hook. Click … Continue reading

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