Howard Zar

In tune with history

By

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.

Read More

An ode to gracious living

By

The Lyndhurst Flower Show weekend is growing again, by design. This year’s season-opening April event at the Tarrytown historic site will incorporate contemporary artists into the annual celebration of flowers, antiques and gracious living.

Read More

The Tiffany story, in full

By

The cachet of owning tabletop or decorative goods by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) remains to this day. Lyndhurst is exploring the decorative-arts legend, including his ties to Irvington, with “Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker,” through Sept. 24.

Read More

From France to Tarrytown

By

Lyndhurst heiress Anna Gould’s connection to France will be in the spotlight at the Tarrytown mansion this month when some of her possessions secured in a Parisian auction this winter go on display. Plus, an update on a $1 million grant being used to restore the lower landscape and new specialty tours.

Read More