Submitted by Kim Andresen on Oct 18, 2016
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Big city vs. a small-town girlI was driving through a larger city last week, freaking out about the onslaught of stop lights and the multiple lanes of traffic, when I got into a debate with my travel mates. Everyone in the car was from what I term "downstate" - y'know, not from the 'dacks. And oddly enough, they all contend that it was much easier to navigate and travel in urban/suburban areas.
Submitted by Sue Cameron on Oct 05, 2016
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Breads and sweets and moreTucked away in the back corner of the Pine Cone Mercantile on Schroon Lake’s Main Street is one of the best hidden gems in the region. If you love baked goods, run — don’t walk — to the North Woods Bread Company! Sporting one of the freshest, cleanest-looking signage walls I’ve seen in a long time, NWBC is a powerhouse with a tiny footprint. Owner and baker, Edward
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Sep 26, 2016
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Editor's note: As we're coming into peak oliage season, I'm reminded of this blog highlighting a favorite family tradition. First published in fall of 2015, the sentiment remains true, and I can't wait to hit the road this weekend to see exactly what colors are currently on display! It's tradition: Scenic DrivingLong before cell phones and high-speed internet, back in the day when you couldn't
Submitted by Sue Cameron on Sep 22, 2016
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Historic crown jewelHistory buffs have long known the Newcomb area to be a destination rich in heritage. One of the crown jewels of the region is Great Camp Santanoni and the Santanoni Preserve. In 1892 Robert and Anna Pruyn of Albany, New York, began construction of their dream retreat deep in the Adirondack wilderness. Pruyn was president of Embossing Company, a major toy manufacturer of the
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Sep 15, 2016
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The Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival will be celebrating its 20th year in 2016. This event has become known as one of the premier running events in the Northeast, giving runners breathtaking views as the run along the shores of Schroon Lake, NY. The following is a first-hand account of what to expect on race day, and why so many runners love this great event! Read on, lace up, and join us on
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