Category Archives: Business Profiles

Roxbury Wine & Spirits

An interview with Jeff Tichenor of Roxbury Wine & Spirits Why did you decide to open a business in the Catskills? When we purchased our home, it was primarily as a second home to escape from NYC. We quickly fell in love with the mountains and wondered how we could make it work to move […]


Home Goods of Margaretville

An interview with Jess Olenych of Home Goods of Margaretville Why did you decide to open a business in the Catskills? I actually grew up in the Catskills, but never really thought about staying here. When I was in college, I did a bunch of traveling and ended up in DC for an internship. There […]


Zone4 Landscapes

An interview with Mel Bellar of Zone4 Landscapes Why did you decide to open a business in the Catskills? My wife and I already loved it here, had friends and owned a beautiful home, so when I left my “high-powered” CTO position at a major advertising firm and well… the obvious thing to do was […]



Roxbury General — Roxbury, NY

Why did you decide to open a business in the Catskills? It was always a dream of ours to open a store together, but it was unattainable in Brooklyn. Knowing a bit about Roxbury and having a house there, we thought it could support a store that fit in with our vision. When Doug decided […]