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The East End’s Early English Houses

I WAS SURPRISED this weekend to realize how many outstanding examples of English Colonial architecture remain on the East End of Long Island. Below, The Old House, Cutchogue While 17th century Dutch settlers in Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley built … Continue reading

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Upstate Update: Athens Federal 279K

Athens, N.Y., is one of the most atmospheric Hudson River towns, quite unspoiled. Two hours north of NYC in Greene County, it’s quiet, hilly, and river-oriented, with a close-up view of one of the Hudson’s few lighthouses. The town (which … Continue reading

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