Tag Archives: Rural Intelligence

Hope for the Dreaded Ranch

MANY OF THE HOUSES THAT SIT FORLORNLY ON THE MARKET for months around here are 1970s ranches. I generally look past them with a shudder. Sometimes, though, they’re well-located, and they’re usually priced at the bottom of the market (400s … Continue reading

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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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Hudson Valley Graphic

THE INTERNET IS ALL ABOUT SHARING, RIGHT? Just as I was mulling what to blog about, in came the weekly e-mail newsletter from Rural Intelligence, a website that is like the New York Times Style, Dining, Home, and Weekend sections … 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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Greening Up Old Houses (Without Ruining Them)

DO YOU KNOW the website Rural Intelligence? Even if you’re not in the Hudson Valley, a lot of its coverage is of interest to old-house lovers everywhere. I subscribe to their weekly e-mail newsletter. This week, Rural Intelligence, which is … Continue reading

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