The Hurley in Hurleyville, NY

By |2023-01-06T16:04:21+00:00January 6th, 2023|Recent Stays|

100 miles from NYC, this super-stylish Airbnb in Hurleyville, NY is full of delightful surprises and thoughtful touches. There’s much to explore in this home, like an entire wing of the home hidden behind swinging doors, cleverly disguised as a wall. In the living room, floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the woods gives guests the sensation of treehouse living; while an entire wall of mirrors in one of the bedrooms makes for a captivating bedroom experience. Finally, down the stairs into a fully finished basement, a second living room has a wood stove, plus a bar tucked into a nook, offering speakeasy vibes.

AutoCamp Catskills in Saugerties, NY

By |2022-10-04T22:05:12+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Weekend Guides|

In Saugerties, NY, a collection of luxury tents, Airstreams, and cabins make up AutoCamp Catskills – AutoCamp’s 5th and newest location. Set on an expansive swath of land near the base of Overlook Mountain, campsites range from Airstreams, to luxury tents, to small cabins and tiny ...

Introducing: the Escape Club by Escape Brooklyn

By |2022-04-29T18:42:07+00:00April 24th, 2022|Travel|

Escape Brooklyn is thrilled to introduce our monthly newsletter: the Escape Club. Each month, subscribers will get access to discounts and giveaways to some of our favorite Upstate hotels, Airbnbs, restaurants, shops and more with loads of discounts and perks, exclusive to our Escape Club members. Looking to buy Upstate? Every month, ...

Artist & Designer Marcie Paper, on Making Murals from Daily Memories

By |2022-02-26T00:56:39+00:00December 7th, 2021|Design|

In a time of blandly Insta-generic wall art, Marcie Paper’s patterned murals buck the trend. The Hudson Valley painter layers and repeats abstract motifs—like delicate spindles and bulbous pear shapes—to mesmerizing effect, drawing inspiration from personal memories, vintage textiles, and her own small-scale paintings. The results are absorbing, highly detailed works of art that reveal themselves the longer one looks. Below, Paper discusses her relationship to memory and meaning, painting and patternmaking, form and function—and why she loves living upstate.

A Guide to Woodstock, NY

By |2022-10-19T15:28:43+00:00September 1st, 2021|Weekend Guides|

For many, the word Woodstock conjures up images of tie dye, hippies, and free love at the 3-day outdoor music festival... that did not actually take place here. (It actually took place in Bethel, which is about 1.5 hours southwest.) That didn't stop Woodstock from becoming a bohemian destination though; ...

A Modern Home in Mt. Tremper, NY

By |2021-04-26T18:30:52+00:00March 18th, 2021||

Located in Mt. Tremper NY, this stunning modern home sits on 9+ acres with creek frontage and the most spectacular views of The Catskill Mountains. Located on a quiet country road, between the Villages of Woodstock & Phoenicia, this property is perfectly private and offers approximately 350ft of Beaverkill Creek ...

A Guide to Kingston, NY

By |2022-10-06T19:49:28+00:00October 30th, 2019||

  Two hours from NYC, the Hudson River Valley town of Kingston is situated at the base of the Catskill Mountains on the Rondout Creek. As the original capital city of New York, it's loaded with history and incredible architecture — plus, a very vibrant art community. Like many Hudson Valley towns, ...

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A Chat with Lis Bar in Kingston, NY

By |2022-05-03T13:20:57+00:00October 6th, 2019||

In the foothills of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley, drinking and eating options in the city of Kingston, NY continue to expand.In October of 2018, Lis Bar opened in the midtown area of Kingston, joining a few other small businesses in a growing community.Escape Brooklyn caught up with proprietors Patricia ...

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