Upstate New York, a few hours away from the Big Apple but a different world completely. Nicole and I are big fans of the Hudson Valley and Catskills areas, places I'm constantly surprised more New York city dwellers do not advantage of.
1. Kingston Wine Co.
A boutique wine shop focused on natural wines. We wish more wine shops would care about and curate their selections like this place. It makes browsing fun.
Comfortable, spacious independent coffee shop. Pair with a visit to Kingston Wine Co. just up the street.
A wonderful example of why (good) independent booksellers have made a comeback. Plenty of "shelf talkers" (the notes written by staffers describing books) make browsing a breeze.
Why didn't we think of this? A book shop and and a bar. Grab a beer and a best seller. Cozy and quaint atmosphere.
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Last visited: 2018
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