I have enjoyed three delicious meals at Chez Lin & Rays (www.chezlinandraysllc.com) over the last two weeks. As always, the warm, welcoming service and the panoramic view Lake Champlain win me over the moment I step into the dining room. Again and again. But this summer I've … [Read more...] about Chez Lin & Rays Tacos and S’mores, Oh My!
Have you heard the rumor? It's true. The Westport Yacht Club is open! What a thrill to experience this local summertime institution back in full swing. A couple of tasty weeks into the summer 2018 season I can confidently say that Emily, Scott, and their enthusiastic team are … [Read more...] about The Westport Yacht Club Is Open
On Sunday, June 3 Makeboro (aka Makers Guild Inc.) kicked off its first season of programming with a special Fix-It Day and a "Handing Over the Keys" celebration (commemorating the partnership with The Nature Conservancy). Volunteers helped refresh Makeboro's street-facing façade … [Read more...] about Makeboro Celebrates Fix- It Day and “Handing Over the Keys”
I've just wrapped up an engaging, inspiring, and 100% passion-fueled conversation with Willie Wilcox. You likely know this Essex resident as the homeowner who restored Crystal Spring Farm (and a handsome-if-hidden gem on Walker Road). You also likely know that all conversations … [Read more...] about Willie Wilcox Recommends The Craftsman Blog with Scott Sidler
With a fresh blanket of snow falling on Essex and winter feeling fluffy and festive at last, it's tempting to drift into holiday myopia. Hearth heat. Steam swirling grog. Caroling and snowshoeing and cross-country skiing... But Racey Henderson — Essex's one and only … [Read more...] about Reber Rock Farm’s Racey Henderson Launches Ndara