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A Beginner’s Guide to Social Dancing (Plus Where to Do It from the Capital Region to the Adirondacks)

Social Dancing

Social Dancing & Where to Do It (Capital Region to the Adirondacks) Social dancing is a little-known secret to adding pleasure to your life—it’s a great way to relax, meet new people, and burn off those extra calories. If you’ve always wanted to try it, this little guide will help get you on your way. [...]

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Indigenous Wildlife of the Adirondacks

moose, Adirondack wildlife

Adirondack Wildlife The Adirondacks are home to a variety of native wildlife and those lucky enough to explore this aspect of the North Country are guaranteed genuine enjoyment. Be sure to bring your binoculars because you won’t want to miss any of the action in this six million acre park. Each spring, a multitude of [...]

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Film Review: Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants, Film Review If you’re looking for train jumpers and acrobats, then Water for Elephants is not the movie for you. But if you’re looking to see if Robert Pattinson can play anything other than a teenage, vegetarian vampire from Washington state (Twilight), then I strongly suggest this film. Based in 1931, the [...]

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Queens Great Boating Weekend

Queens Great Boating Weekend

Queens Great Boating Weekend, Lake George When Norman Dasher was told the poker run he organized had been canceled two weeks before it was to be done, he could have chalked it up to bad luck. He could have simply continued on, going to local boat shows and talking to members of that community, but [...]

| Posted in Around Town,Boating,Events,George's Picks,Lake George Region-Warren County,Outdoors | Read More »

Time to Get Wet: Canton Canoe Weekend and Adk Paddlefest 2011

Kyle Kiser & Matt Rudnitsky, 2010 C-2Pro Winners at the Little River Bridge Turn. Photo Courtesy Canton Canoe Weekend

Canton Canoe Weekend and Adirondack Paddlefest Paddling anyone? It’s May again, and time for two great events in the Adirondacks: the 50th Annual Canton Canoe Weekend and the Adirondack Paddlefest 2011. The 50th Annual Canton Canoe Weekend, hosted by the St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers, will take place on Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15. [...]

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Top Ten Best, Not to Be Missed Things to Do in Lake Placid (April 30-May 20, 2011)

John Brown

Lake Placid Mini Magazine: Best Events & Things to do, 4/30/11-5/19/11 Lake Placid may be in that transition period between the busy winter season and the even busier summer season, but there are still many events and places to check out in town and the surrounding areas during the “off-season”. From opera to a motorcycle [...]

| Posted in Around Town,City Blogs,Events,Lake Placid | Read More »

Made in Washington County

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Washington County, NY: A Rich Landscape of Growers, Producers and Artisans The growers and producers of Washington County create the landscape described by some as the Tuscany of New York with their crops, barns, silos and animals. Beyond the greens, cows and corn is an emergence of Made in Washington County products, with everything from [...]

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The Cast of “Jersey Shore”: Literary Aspirations

Snooki, JWOWW, The Situation and the gang from The Jersey Shore

“Jersey Shore” Cast’s Literary Aspirations: A Shore Thing, Rules According to JWOWW, Here’s the Situation MTV’s now infamous “Jersey Shore” franchise gets something of a bad rap. I have never been its biggest fan, as all it has done in my life is to give the world at large a new set of jokes and stereotypes [...]

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Razzle Dazzle: The Lyric Theatre’s Production of Chicago, Review

The Lyric Theatre's Production of Chicago. Courtesy of The Lyric Theatre

Review of the Lyric Theatre’s Production of Chicago The curtain ascended, and Lyric Theatre’s Chicago began with a bang and a flourish. Currently in their 38th year of presenting affordable shows and promoting local talent, the homegrown players display every bit of the “razzle-dazzle” their latest venture demands. Chicago, Kander and Ebb’s 1975 musical set in [...]

| Posted in Burlington,City Blogs,Reviews,Theatre & Dance | Read More »

Get Cooking with Jessica Nicosia: Episode 1, Italian-Style Meatballs

Cooking with Jessica Nicosia

Get Cooking with Jessica Nicosia: A Video Guide to Making Italian-Style Meatballs The meatball has been around forever, with every culture having its own variation. For example, in Belgium, ballekes are traditionally made of beef, pork, breadcrumbs and sliced onions. Fried meatballs called keftédes, featuring mint leaves are extremely popular in Greece. In Poland, Pulpety [...]

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