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15 Best Things to Do in Jefferson County, NY

Teeming with scenic islands and spectacular natural attractions, Jefferson County offers a wide range of experiences for the whole family. The county lies on New York’s uppermost border next to the Saint Lawrence River, lying southeast of the Canada-US international border. It was named after the 3rd U.S. President, Thomas Jefferson, and initially settled by… Keep Reading

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City officials tour Watertown golf club

Oct. 24—WATERTOWN — City officials toured the Watertown Golf Club on Friday to get a handle on its amenities and determine how the golf course would make Thompson Park better. The tour was prompted by the city’s pending purchase of nine holes of the golf club from owner Michael E. Lundy. City Manager Kenneth A.… Keep Reading

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‘Best New Skyscraper’ Mimics Nature: Looks Like 2 Mountains With a Valley, Water, and Greenery Between – LOOK

In the heart of Amsterdam’s business district, a lush green valley emerges from the rocky canyon walls of a new office building. The dramatic, geology-inspired, plant-covered “Valley” stands out in Amsterdam’s Zuidas neighborhood with its three towers of 219, 265, add 328 feet tall (67, 81, and 100 meters), and its spectacular cantilevered apartments. Named… Keep Reading

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Master plan consultants spend a day in Thompson Park

WATERTOWN — On a sunny, warm day, four consultants walked about seven miles around Thompson Park as part of an effort to come up with a blueprint for the historic city-owned landmark. Representatives of Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners PPLC spent the entire day on Wednesday at the park to see what it’s like… Keep Reading

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