If you can write a convincing 200-word essay on “How would owning the Lakefront Dream Home change your life?,” you just might win a very nice Lakefront Dream Home in New York’s Catskills Mountains.
Entrepreneurs Andrew Bares and Kelly Livorgna are offering up their 5.5 acre retreat featuring more than 250 feet of lake frontage on Swinging Bridge Reservoir in the town of Bethel, NY, to the winning essayist. Bethel was the site of the original Woodstock Festival in 1969 and is now the home of Bethel Woods, a superb music venue.
The two-bedroom house is in a woodsy area and offers direct access to fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking, and cross-country skiing. It has a floor-to-ceiling fireplace, a large deck, and is well furnished.
I can vouch for the scenic beauty of the region, where I’ve spent a lot of time.… Continue reading
Not all weddings go as planned, despite the bride and groom’s best intentions.
Maybe the Best Man drops the ring and it rolls down the aisle, finally disappearing beneath a pew or chair.
Maybe the groom’s uncle has one two many cocktails and falls onto the wedding cake.
Maybe all the bridesmaids, in a misguided attempt at mirth, show up in the same gown the bride is wearing.
Maybe a sudden rainstorm drenches everyone before they can find shelter.
You get the idea. Maybe something similar even happened to you.
If so, a Pompano Beach, Florida, resort is offering a chance for an “I Do Redo.”
The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort and Spa is running a contest for the funniest, silliest — or perhaps most poignant — wedding-day saga, with… Continue reading