Upstate Life magazine Spring 2014 - Page 4

SPRING 2014 | VOLUME 7 | ISSUE 1 Kelly Merchant Photography Upstate Life Magazine, winner, New York State Associated Press Association First-Place Award for Specialty Publications, is published by: The Daily Star, P Box 250, 102 Chestnut Street .O. Oneonta, New York 13820 © 2014 – All rights reserved. 6 Publisher Mitchell D. Lynch Welcome to the House of Fun From yoga on the front porch to raw chocolate workshops and wine tastings, a revived Belle Epoque mansion is your new playdate 11 Editor in Chief Lucy Bayly And the Crowd Goes Wild Graphic Designer Leah McDonald Celebrating 75 years of baseball, aka how Cooperstown became the home of America’s favorite pastime 14 A  ll Hail Kale! Don’t wait until fall to enjoy this queen of greens -- spring is the season for flavorful local kale 16 The Honest Brook Music Festival enjoys its 26th year We invite you to e-mail your comments to: editor@upstatelifemagazine.com of chamber music in a picturesque barn 18 20 What’s Going On? Events in and around Oneonta, Cooperstown, and Binghamton From BBQ to beet salad, our favorite places to eat in the area Dining Guide on the cover  “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” - John Steinbeck 4 | UPSTATE Life magazine | Spring 2014 Contributing Writers Mark Simonson Ulla Kjarval Interested in advertising in Upstate Life Magazine? Call toll-free, 1-800-721-1000, ext. 235 Having A Barn Good Time Advertising Manager Sean Lewis