I love living in the Hudson Valley. It’s beautiful. It’s full of inspiration. The people are interesting and the food is fantastic. So why, when I think about submitting my work, do I not think of starting at home?
We bet on Beacon as a town full of readers who wanted to share all those near-sacred experiences with us at Binnacle, and we couldn't be happier with how it's turning out.
My composer, a what-do-you-call-it - transplanted citiot? - thinks Beacon needs a symphony that showcases its spirit. Now, she might just not know what she’s talking about. But. Aaron Copland lived in Cortland Manor and Ossining. George Gershwin, in Ossining. John Cage, in Stony Point. Ferde Grofe’s The Hudson River Suite makes reference to Albany … Continue reading Fall ’18 2nd Prize Winner: I Am the Symphony of Beacon by Jennifer Rossa
by Julie Chibbaro We recently hosted author Diane Lapis who, with her writing partner Anne Peck-Davis, just published an unusual book that offers a unique overview of midcentury cocktail culture, featuring both recipes, and reproductions of the postcards used to advertise popular lounges and bars of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. But it’s more than … Continue reading Interview with Author Diane Lapis: Hot on the Trail of Cocktails Across America
Our next event will be on August 15 at Oak Vino wine bar in Beacon, NY, starting at 5pm. Enjoy these pics from our other events. Photos: Liam Goodman