The divorce process takes time, patience, and expertise. If you are considering divorcing your spouse, your first step should be to consult with an attorney who is skilled in family law. By listening to your unique situation, he or she can apply years of accumulated experience to your advantage. Work side by side with attorneys…

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Among the most delightfully bohemian jewelry shops in the Hudson Valley region is Cold Spring’s Momminia. Founded by Marlene and Steve Goodrich 17 years ago and still family-operated, it’s the kind of hand-made jewelry store that literally draws you in from across Main Street! Momminia’s friendly staff awaits your visit, armed with the type of…

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The new momentum in Cold Spring’s historical business district can be traced directly to the opening of Old Souls in 2012. Founded by fly-fishing enthusiast James Caroll, and operated by his wife Tara, Old Souls appears at first to be a source for high-craft fly-fishing gear and accessories. But just one minute of looking beyond…

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  When I set out to launch Women’s Advancement Compact, I gave it a name that would unmistakably attach it to its mission: to guide women through the all phases of their careers, and help them gain the skills needed to get promoted to leadership positions. I made sure my new company lived up to…

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Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner, or attending a holiday party this year, deciding which wines to serve or bring as a gift can add stress to an already dizzying list of seasonal tasks. With a sophisticated wine culture in full swing today in NYC, many of us feel the pressure to have been “born with”…

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As the colder weather sets in, our opportunities to network al fresco in the stylish public spaces around Manhattan become slim. After our extended summer this year, it’s a hard pill to swallow for some when it comes time to take our business indoors. But believe it or not, NYC increasingly features some pretty cool,…

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Flying the friendly skies these days can be a fickle undertaking. Constantly evolving regulations, precautions and procedures combined with ever-growing crowds and luggage overload can catch even the seasoned traveler off-guard. Even if you think you’ve encountered every possible glitch, mishap, obstacle or stressful traveling setback, just turn a corner and say hello to the…

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Hurry up, business professionals! While the weather is still delightful, take advantage of NYC’s public meeting spaces. Ditch the predictable sandwich shop or coffee chain, which are probably jammed with huge crowds anyway. Instead, meet a colleague, a peer, a client, or a service provider in any of the charming and often scenic outdoor nooks…

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For the adventurous among us, there’s an inexplicable satisfaction derived from experiences like the popping of bubble wrap, the sensation of Pop Rocks on your tongue, and the surprise of peeling open a tube of compressed biscuit dough (sound familiar?). If you or your kids fall into this thrill-seeking segment of our populace, have I…

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Joseph’s Fine Jewelry 171 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY Having lived in Cold Spring for over a decade, we got to know a thing or two about who to patronize for higher-end goods. For example, when you’re shopping for fine jewelry and want personalized service from a dealer who knows their trade inside and out,…

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