• Beauty

    Why You Need a Massage

    By Garden Retreat Spa The older you get, the more common it is to struggle with getting out of bed in the morning. Of course, there could be a number of reasons for this. Maybe you just know you have a particularly long day coming up. Perhaps you had a bit too much fun the…

  • Politics

    The Role of Women in the Gold Rush

    By Samuel Phineas Upham When Californians struck gold, women and families were at the front lines. The balance actually shifted during the Gold Rush. Prior to 1849, Calfornia had a disproportionate amount of men. The Gold Rush brought wealth and opportunity, which attracted women from all over the US. Most of those people had showed…

  • Home Improvement

    French Doors Work for Every Home

    By ETO Doors The next time you have to choose doors for your home—or if you’re in the process right now—it’s important that you consider all your options. Homeowners today have more than ever before to not just get the functionality they want, but also create a beautiful and fashionable look that they’ll love showing…

  • Beauty

    Reduce Your Stress Levels with a Massage

    By Garden Retreat Spa Like most people, you’re probably very interested in extending your life as long as possible. No doubt, this also means ensuring that you enjoy as many years as possible too. After all, what’s the point of living so long if you’re not going to do so in good health and comfort?…

  • Home Improvement

    Better Doors Make for Better Homes

    Would you like a better home? Of course you would. Since the beginning of time, man has always struggled to improve their surroundings, especially when that meant the walls around them and the ceiling above their heads. Nowadays, it’s the same way. We want to have the best possible house to call home, for ourselves,…

  • Beauty

    How to Find Relaxation in NYC

    By Garden Retreat Spa As Frank Sinatra once said, New York City is truly a city that never sleeps. It’s up and active 24/7, which is just one of the reasons so many people love living here. While it definitely comes with a number of benefits, there’s something to be said for finding peace and…

  • HIstory

    The Early Days of New York’s Transportation Systems

    By Samuel Phineas Upham During the earliest days of New York, far before skyscrapers and subways, the Lenape people used various waterways and trails to hunt and trade with one another. Loose bands of natives spread out all over New York’s five boroughs, getting around by canoe and on foot. Those trails are some of…

  • Home Improvement

    Reasons to Select Wood Front Doors

    You have many choices to make when it comes to selecting the right entry door for your home. The most important decision you’ll make will likely be the type of material used. Modern front doors come in a variety of materials including steel and fiberglass. However, wood doors are still the most popular choice for…

  • Education

    The Fateful History of Fort Nassau

    By Phin Upham Fort Nassau was a Dutch establishment in Albany, New York, and it was the first time the Dutch had attempted to colonize America. The fort acted as a factorij, and the primary means of trade was through fur. The area housed many merchants and trades people, and it also housed a few…

  • Home Improvement

    The importance of choosing a front door

    The front door is one of the most important parts of your home. It makes a statement about who you are. It defines the character of your home. What visitors see when they approach your front door influences the way they look at and value the rest of your home. This is also valuable if…

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