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Lake George’s Sagamore Hotel: Grand, Historic, and Kid-Friendly To a Fault

Just off the lobby of this grand old hotel on Upstate New York’s Lake George sits an overstuffed gift shop. Its inventory consists of well-made trinkets that reflect bygone notions of good taste. I’m noting it not in order to recommend you buy souvenirs there, but because it smells precisely of my grandmother’s house, unentered by me in the ...

Walter’s in Fort Greene, Brooklyn: An Early-Evening Recommendation

It was 5:45pm on a recent Tuesday evening in early spring, with the trees just starting to bud on the streets around Fort Greene Park. Inside the park’s corner entrance, a blooming cherry tree was busy single-handedly curing instances of seasonal affective disorder in passersby, while on the opposite corner, Walter’s' two walls of windows were ...