All articles by Janis Barth

Hats off to Lorenzo

Lorenzo does sport and pleasure like no other event. Set on the jewel-box grounds of the Lorenzo State Historic site, the competition takes full advantage of the lush surroundings.

Flash some ankle, dust off a straw boater and comport yourself as if the internal combustion engine had never been invented: This is Lorenzo Driving Competition weekend, and in Cazenovia they’ll be partying like it’s 1899.



The Sweet Life

At Yancey’s Sugarbush, there’s only one kind of horsepower allowed: the kind with four hooves

The taps have been in the trees for weeks. It’s early March, deep in sugar season, that short North Country sprint between tundra and mud, when sap rises in the maples, drips into old metal buckets or high-tech miles of plastic tubing, and is alchemized by fire into syrup.