Newport Do’s and Don’ts: The Mansions

The Newport, RI mansions define conspicuous consumption. If gawking at generally tasteless faux grandeur is your thing, you’ll not want for things to do. On our recent trip, we took in three mansions, the mandatory Breakers, Marble House, and Vernon … Continue reading

Bruce Museum: Masterworks of Photography

While it’s true that we’re only “45 minutes from Broadway” — upper Broadway anyway — getting into Manhattan to visit a museum is still, well a drag. And then there’s the hassle and expense of parking. 15 Minutes to The … Continue reading

Matisse at the Katonah Museum of Art

The Katonah Museum of Art hasn’t had a good exhibit in a long time. And Once Removed: Paintings by Sophie Matisse doesn’t break the dry spell. Fortunately, it’s just dessert for the main course, Henri Matisse: A Celebration of French … Continue reading