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October Means Ghost Tours Galore!

Capitol Building

With Halloween quickly approaching, it’s time to get yourself in a spook-tastic mood and prepare yourself for the upcoming month. If ghost stories alone aren’t enough to scare you, perhaps one of the many spooky events happening in your backyard will. The region offers everything from ghost tours to haunted hayrides, so choose your passion, [...]

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Happy to Be Gluten Free at the Gluten-Free Festival in Lake George

Gluten Free

It used to be it wasn’t so easy being gluten-free, but now with food allergies and celiac disease on the rise, a growing number of people are relying on wheat-free diets to stay healthy. Look around your grocery store and you’ll see alternative food choices popping up all the time, along with restaurants and bakeries [...]

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The Soaps Are Coming! The Soaps are Coming! No, Really…the Soaps are Coming, to An Adirondack Affair

Martha Byrne

A fun-filled frothy weekend is in store for the area’s budding actors, directors and writers, as the soaps roll into town. On October 1st and 2nd in Long Lake, An Adirondack Affair will bring together an all-star soapy lineup, featuring three actresses from “As the World Turns,” a writer from “The Young and the Restless” [...]

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The Free George 2010 Fall Fashion Guide

Fall Fashion 2010

As summer rounds its final corner and fall slides in, the days of skin-baring and flip-flops give way to a new season’s trends. Sporting a functional return to stylish layers and the juxtaposition of girlish frills against masculine inspired pieces, fall 2010 rolls in with a covet-worthy set of styles that’s bound to offer something [...]

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News from the 2010 Ride Out Benefit Weekend

2010 Ride Out Benefit Weekend, Lake George, Photo by Joe Portes

This past weekend nearly 150 motorcyclists from all over the East Coast gathered at a Lake George BBQ to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF). The Goldwing Riders came from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and even as far as Georgia to participate in the Ride Out tour through the Adirondacks and spent the afternoon [...]

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Upstate New York and the Underground Railroad

John Brown Farm

An integral part of the history of our country, the Underground Railroad’s ascension to one of modern history’s most researched topics has been fueled in large part by the fascinating nature of its stories. Many important places and people involved in the Railroad were located in the South, but there were also many vital players [...]

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The Biggest Little Festival in the World: The Manhattan Short Film Festival, Playing in Albany and Lake Placid

12 years

Call it the little festival that could. A fitting title for a film festival that got its start nearly twelve years ago projected against the side of a truck on a Manhattan city street. Now a bonafide New York City success story that spans 204 cities and six continents, the Manhattan Short Film Festival not [...]

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24 Hours of Sci-Fi and Horror: Proctoberfest is Coming!

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

Proctoberfest is a 24 hour movie marathon that features some time-beloved classics as well as regional premieres of weird and wacky independent and foreign films encompassing the good, the bad and the ugly in a cornucopia of science fiction and horror, westerns, musicals and documentaries. This year’s 3rd annual festival will take place at the [...]

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A Color-Filled Weekend in Southern Vermont: SVAC’s True Colors Weekend

Country Lane, Mark Tougias, SVAC True Colors Weekend

As an early autumn event that celebrates the tastes, sounds and arts of Vermont, the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s (SVAC) True Colors Weekend brings together SVAC artists, vendors, local wine and gourmet food, all amidst the backdrop of Mt. Equinox’s brilliant fall foliage. This year’s event runs Saturday and Sunday, October 2nd and 3rd at [...]

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Fall Fishing, Part 2: An Intermediate Guide to Fishing the Adirondack Lakes

Lake Trout

If you’ve never gone fishing before, or you start reading this article and it’s sounding foreign to you, go ahead and check out A Beginners Guide to Fishing the Adirondack Lakes first and save this article for a time when you’re feeling a little more fishing savvy. This article is targeted at those who’ve been [...]

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