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Simply Durham Cottages

Simply Durham Cottages

Nestled in the heart of East Durham, Simply Durham Cottages are family-friendly, economically priced and newly renovated. These adorable units are reminiscent of a bygone era with all the conveniences of modern-day living.   Proprietors Guy and Georgine Norbury welcome you to their home. Relax, play music and let the day go by sitting out on the front lawn, or exploring the creek in back. Take in the sites of East Durham and the surrounding environs.

Simply Durham Cottages are going solar, leaving no carbon footprint.  The project is expect to be completed by summer 2015.

2146 Route 145Irish Arts
East Durham, New York
For more information, call (518) 634-7724 or contact Guy @ [email protected].
Rate for 1 night: $70 **
Rates for 2 or more nights: $65 per night
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*** Some holidays require a minimum stay.

The Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre

The Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) educational non-profit corporation founded in 1987 in the hamlet of East Durham, New York. Its mission is to promote and preserve the cultural and artistic heritage of the Irish and those of Irish descent. We are also active in encouraging and promoting the development of younger artists who will carry their heritage with them into the next century.While dedicated to maintaining the traditional aspects of our past, the Centre will present to the public, a variety of Irish cultural programs, both historic and contemporary, in fine arts, language, literature, theater, music, dance and folk arts.Our Office, “Tir Na Nog”, is located on Route 145 just before the entrance to the Festival Grounds.

We are open from April- October, Monday- Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm

For further information, visit us at: http://www.mjqirishcentre.com




President       Donal Gallagher
VP’s                 Bernadete Gavin-Palmieri and Dale Handel
Secretary        Reidin O’Flynn
Treasurer       Mary Ann O’Sullivan
Mike Boyle
Terry Patterson
Ken Dudley
Mike McGuire
Darrell Fitzgibbons
Jean Carter-Fitzgibbons
Tom O’Malley
The MJQ Irish Cultural & Sports Centre are the proud hosts of the 38th Annual East Durham Irish Festival (www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com) and the 21st Annual Catskills Irish Arts Week (www.catskillsirishartsweek.com).
In addition to operating the East Durham Feis too amongst other events for the community and tourists to enjoy.



The Milk Run

Welcome to the Milk Run

Thank you for making us part of your day!!

The Milk Run is a Convenience Store and Truck Stop, gas & diesel 24/7 via credit card, ATM, Ice, Propane, Firewood, Groceries.  Open daily 6 a.m to 9 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  We strive to provide a friendly place for friends and family to meet, relax, catch up and make new friends.

We use Boars Head Deli meats and cheeses in our deli, offer homemade salads, pies, lunch and dinner specials and soft serve ice cream is available April through September.

The Milk Run is a convenient stop when you do not want to make that 40 minute round trip visit to the local supermarket.

Only a five minute drive from many local resorts and attractions: Zoom Flume Water Park, K & K Equestrian Center, Supersonic Speedway,  the Annual Irish Festival, Grey Fox Blue Grass Festival, Irish Arts Week, Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival, Gavin’s Guinness Festival and many more.

Perhaps on an early weekend morning or evening you might be lucky enough to witness or better yet assist our local balloonist Storybook Balloons launch his hot air balloon from the field next to the Milk Run. 

3498 State Route  145
East Durham, NY  12423
518-239-8950 Voice
518-239-8900 Fax

6 a.m to 9 p.m Daily

Convenience Store and Truck Stop
Deli/Diner/Soft Serve (eat in or take out)
Groceries/Ice/Cold Drinks
Farmers Market (June – September)
Gas & Diesel available via credit card 24/7

Dumping Station for Campers


I.U.Tripp & Co. Antiques & Collectibles


I. U. Tripp & Co. has antiques and collectibles in this 1888 Victorian general store at 7892 State Route 81 in Oak Hill, New York.  We have been featured in several publications including Country Living Gardener, Country Almanac, Early Homes, and Upstate Homes.


For holiday gifts we have local books such as Historic Places in Greene County, Oak Hill:  Voices from an American Hamlet, and Time Wearing Out Memory.  We are members of the Durham New York Chamber of Commerce.  To see their website click here https://durhamnychamberofcommerce.com/

In the winter, visit us on weekends 12-4, or by chance during the week. Call us at             518-239-8217       to see if we will be open when you want to come. Leave a message and we’ll call you back.

Oak Hill is in northern Greene County, New York on the Catskill Creek. It is eight miles west of Greenville on State Route 81, the Main Street of Oak Hill. To find us on Mapquest click here: Map The Tripp store and homestead property was the first of ten sites in Oak Hill to be listed on the State and National registers of Historic Places. It is also on the Greene County Historic Register and is a designated historic landmark of the Town of Durham. Many of our visitors come just to admire the building and we are delighted to have them. If you just like historic buildings, come and hear the tourguide spiel.
  • China, flatware, glassware
  • Garden tools, planters, lawn sprinklers, watering cans
  • Primitive benches, tool carriers, furniture
  • Fabrics and vintage clothes
  • Books, post cards, old photos
  • Paintings, prints, framed needlework
  • Pillows, quilts, linens
  • Kitchen collectibles
  • Advertising, packages, signs
  • Oil lamps, ironstone, tinware
The shop is run by Mary Lou and Nick Nahas. She is the visionary who selects inventory and arranges displays. To contact her, click here: email Mary Lou . He is the webmaster responsible for all the glitches on this site. You wouldn’t want to contact him.

We have store cats and barn cats. They are not for sale.

Doreen’s Family Hair Care Salon


Doreen’s Family Hair Care Salon

East Durham, NY Beauty Salon / Spa

Doreen’s Family Hair, Spa & Tanning Salon

Doreen’s Family Hair, Spa & Tanning Salon in East Durham cares for your whole family, with special emphasis on you. We offer complete hair and nail care,  waxing, ear piercing, manicures, pedicures, and tanning services. For tanning we offer tanning beds and spray tanning. With a licensed esthetician on staff, we can provide you with a variety of facial care services. Ask about our bridal and birthday party options.

Learn More About Doreen’s Family Hair, Spa & Tanning Salon:

  • Hair Salon – We offer full service salon services for the whole family
  • Spa Services – From manicures and pedicures to waxing treatments
  • Tanning Salon – We provide a full service salon – complete with tanning beds and sprays

We also offer bridal parties and childrens’ birthday packages.

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Contact Doreen’s Family Hair, Spa & Tanning Salon today at  518-634-2543  or browse the website for more information about our services.

Visit us at www.doreensbeautysalon.com