First Everyday Life, Every Day Art exhibition fights hunger in Tioga County

Featured image: Some pieces from the juried Everday life, Every Day Art exhibition on display at the Cloud Craft Studios near Owego, New York Photos by Cheryl Landes Atop a hill on a country road five miles south of Owego, New York, a rustic barn with unpainted weathered boards overlooks a beautiful pond and rolling … Continue reading First Everyday Life, Every Day Art exhibition fights hunger in Tioga County

GlassBarge retraces historic journey from Brooklyn to Corning

Photos by Cheryl Landes In 1868, Amory Houghton, Sr. relocated the Brooklyn Flint Glass Company for easier access to cheaper raw materials, waterways, and railroads. Canal boats hauled his glassmaking equipment along a network of rivers, canals, and lakes from Brooklyn to Corning, New York. When the trip ended, he renamed the company Corning Glass … Continue reading GlassBarge retraces historic journey from Brooklyn to Corning

Watch the dragon boats race on the Willamette River in downtown Portland

Featured image: A dragon boat team prepares for the races on the Willamette River near the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in Portland Photos by Cheryl Landes The 2018 Portland Dragon Boat Festival is coming this weekend! Watch these beautiful, brightly colored boats compete on the Willamette River in downtown Portland starting at … Continue reading Watch the dragon boats race on the Willamette River in downtown Portland