“Downton Abbey

Steeped in tea


After a career in real estate, Ellen Easton, who was raised in Westchester County, “decided to follow my heart” and become a writer. At the time, she was advised to write about something she knew well, something she was passionate about. That something was tea.

In tune with history


Musician and academic Christopher Brellochs shares the adventures of his “Music of the Gilded Age in the Hudson Valley” sabbatical, when he explored the area’s rich history through the music that might have been played during the period’s glory days.

Tut, tut


We walk like an Egyptian to play ‘Six Degrees of Downton’ “Downton Abbey” has returned to PBS’ “Masterpiece Classic.” And though we’re thinking of…