Tag Archives: Columbia County

The Red Door

ANOTHER RED DOOR! That was my first thought when I saw a recent post on Rural Intelligence, the home/food/culture blog of the Hudson Valley, about staging the 1760 Colonial, above, for sale. Boerum Hill, Brooklyn The post features the provocative … Continue reading

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Summer Rental: Hudson Valley Greek Revival

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN: time for city dwellers to think about renting a country place for all or part of the summer. If a totally charming 2BR, 1 bath village house in Columbia County works for you, take a look … Continue reading

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Columbia County Fixer-Upper Fixed Up!

MY GO-TO WEBSITE when I miss the Hudson Valley — a real blogazine — is Rural Intelligence. Wouldn’t want to chance missing the recent post in which a dilapidated 850-square-foot Columbia County cottage at the end of a dirt road … Continue reading

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Old Doors and Windows, Cheap

I’M UPSTATE THIS WEEKEND and made it my business to check out the architectural salvage warehouse operated by the Historic Albany Foundation. My plan is to replace the screens on my porch with glass to create a year-round sun room, … Continue reading

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Hidden Homesteads in Columbia County

“EVER WONDER why our Yankee forebears seem to have been incapable of designing a bad house?” asks Rural Intelligence, a year-old culture website that is like a New York Times Styles section for the Hudson Valley and Berkshires. It’s a … Continue reading

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