Browsing Through History at Locust Grove

This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Organic Hudson Valley. Locust Grove is a picturesque historical home that sits along the Hudson River on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie, where visitors can enjoy walks along the grounds that encompass amazing river views. It is probably best known as the home of the inventor…

The Humanist/Feminist Conundrum

As feminism has become trendier, it has of course followed that (female) celebrities get asked about their opinions on feminism with more frequency. This has resulted in a smorgasbord of answers, from those in support of feminism to those that claim they are not feminists, some with answers reinforcing the ideal of the 1950s housewife.…

Candice Accola Gets Married!

Candice Accola, known to Vampire Diaries fans as Caroline Forbes, everyone’s favorite blonde vampire, got married in New Orleans over the weekend. Accra, 27, married Joe King, 34, a member of the band The Fray. Accola wore a wedding dress by Monique Lhuillier. King wore a tuxedo by Tom Ford. The ceremony was held at…

Angelina Jolie Becomes Honorary Dame

Angelina Jolie has received another award, though this time it isn’t for acting but for her humanitarian work on behalf of victims of sexual violence. Jolie was made an honorary dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her services to U.K. foreign policy on behalf of victims of sexual violence. Jolie received the award in a…