Adirondacks

Submitted by Jess Collier on Mar 02, 2015
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We already know that Schroon Lake is known as a “summer haven for culture,” and music is a huge part of that. The musical styles that are popular here are at opposite ends of the spectrum, but they’re still both very Adirondack. From opera and musical theaterSeagle Music Colony grooms young artists for opera and musical theater. It’s the oldest summer vocal training program in the U.S.,
Submitted by Jess Collier on Feb 23, 2015
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After the 2013 film “12 Years a Slave,” which won the Academy Award for that year’s best picture, most people are familiar with the story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. It’s not as widely known, however, that Solomon was a son of the Adirondacks. He was born in the tiny town of Minerva to a father who was a freed slave and a mother who was
Submitted by Kelly Kennedy on Feb 12, 2015
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Update 2/12/15: It's time! I just read this blog recalling Kelly's first ski trip to Gore, and now I'm chomping at the bit to try it out for myself. I mean, c'mon how cool does this local ski mountain sound? I'm sure it will be just as great an experience as my recent snowshoe trip to the Natural Stone Bridge & Caves! Have you skied Gore lately? Feel free to share your insider tips with this
Submitted by Joan Collins on Jan 26, 2015
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The ten-mile round trip cross-country ski to Great Camp Santanoni is a classic Adirondack journey to a storied destination. Open House during Three Winter Weekends at Great Camp SantanoniThis year, my husband George Yellott, and friends Pat and John Thaxton, and I skied to Great Camp Santanoni during the first of three New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYS DEC) “
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Jan 25, 2015
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An Adirondack Tradition... That was this week's blog theme. There are so many in this area, it was hard to pinpoint exactly which way to head. I could talk about feeding bear at the dump - remember those days? Or how about tubing the Schroon on a hot summer day? Climbing Mt. Severance for the first time, and crossing through the under-highway tunnels? Skiing at the Golf Course? Ohhhhh the choices