It was like stepping into an old town straight out of the Wild West.
I parked my shiny black steed in front of a sign that read "Gift Shop," but the general store is what I was after. My feet crunched on the dirt lot, and I could almost hear the sound of spurs jangling as I walked toward Gokey's Trading Post, located just off of Exit 29 on Interstate 87.
Wrangling up an auctionI moseyed onto the
I'm an avid hiker who hasn't ridden a mountain bike in more than a year. Then I heard the Schroon Lake Region calling.
Just off of Exit 29 on Interstate 87 is a network of beaten paths that lie just off the beaten path. The Town of North Hudson Multiple Use Trail System is a web of trails that are perfect for walking, running, and mountain biking, especially if the latter isn't your forte.
Clearing the dustGiven a forecast of sunny skies and mid-50 degree temperatures, we decided to take an afternoon off last week and revisit what we recalled as being a super paddling adventure.
I looked back at my photo library, and realized that we had not paddled the Schroon River since 2010. Then I looked at my kayak, hanging in its storage rack on the side of a building, and realized that I
SCHROON LAKE — Clean out your cupboards, because alcohol has been outlawed in Schroon Lake.
On Thursday night, the Schroon town board voted 3-2 to re-institute Prohibition in the quaint Adirondack town.
According to the town board members who voted in favor of the decision, visitors were having too much fun, so they had to nix it.
“It’s just too much — people laughing, grinning, singing
Getting off of the couch hurts.
It's not the emotional kind of pain that comes from the loss of a favorite pet or the cancellation of a beloved reality TV show — I still haven't reconciled how real The Simple Life was — it's the physical pain derived from a sedentary state that's often inspired by a long, frigid winter.
I've been through it before. I moved to Plattsburgh to attend college and