By HELENE STAPINSKI

This Is Just to Say…

You Should Visit Paterson, NJ

Really.

“paterson is not a task like milton going down to hell, it’s a flower to the mind” – Allen Ginsberg in a letter to William Carlos Williams

For a kid growing up in Jersey City, nearby Paterson, N.J., was the country.

When I was a teenager, my friends and I would drive to Lambert Castle in my boyfriend’s Ford and hike around wooded Garrett Mountain overlooking the city.

And then there were the Great Falls.

Standing over …read more

Source: New York Times

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