Tag Archives: Milan

Side Trip: Verona in a Flash

I THOUGHT I WAS RACING THROUGH EUROPE until I met a young California couple in Milan’s central train station, consulting their Eurail map. They are doing nine countries in three weeks. By that standard, my trip — three countries in … Continue reading

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Eyebrows in the Snow

A FREAK PRE-HALLOWEEN SNOWSTORM befell the mid-Hudson Valley last night, dropping more than a foot on top of trees in full autumnal leaf. Very odd. Today was more seasonal — mild, with a blue sky, and snow rapidly melting. I … Continue reading

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The Snows of Turkey Hill

HERE’S SOMETHING YOU DON’T SEE in Brooklyn… And despite our latest impressive 19 inches of snow, we haven’t seen much of this either… Nor even, I’m glad to say, this: These pictures were sent to me by my wasband, who … Continue reading

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Undiscovered Milan: Oldies, Acreage from 519K

COMING TO YOU TONIGHT FROM MILAN, not to be confused with the Italian fashion capital. This Milan is pronounced MY-lan, and it’s in northern Dutchess County, N.Y. In the 19th century, there was a crossroads around here called Milanville, with … Continue reading

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