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Skating, Bobsledding and Globetrotters in Lake Placid for President’s Week

Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships. Photo Courtesy
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Skating, Bobsledding and Globetrotters in Lake Placid for President’s Week Winter Sports Despite the Lack of Snow Even though Lake Placid didn’t get much of a “winter” this year, there are still many winter sports being practiced in the Olympic Village. This year, ORDA is once again hosting the Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships from [...]

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A Holiday Tradition: Stars on Ice Kicks Off its Tour in Lake Placid, Review

Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman
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Stars on Ice, Lake Placid, Review Stars on Ice Begins its Tour in Lake Placid Since its inception in 1986, the Stars on Ice show has been a Thanksgiving tradition in Lake Placid. This year, the show was held a month later, in December. “We had experienced some scheduling conflicts during the month of November [...]

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10 Fun Things to Do this Winter in Lake Placid

The Olympic Speed Skating Oval
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Winter Activities in Lake Placid 10 Fun Things to Do this Winter in Lake Placid: Skating, Skiing, Bobsledding, Shows and More! Lake Placid has always been considered a winter wonderland; and since Melvil Dewey established the Lake Placid Club as a winter resort destination, Lake Placid has been considered a haven for winter activities. Why [...]

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Top 10 Coolest Stores in Lake Placid

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Best Stores, Shops and Shopping in Lake Placid Just in Time for the Holidays, Lake Placid’s Coolest Stores With the Holiday Season quickly approaching, you might be wondering what Lake Placid has to offer in terms of shopping. We might not be New York City, but there are still unique shops that can provide gifts [...]

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Haunted Lake Placid: Six Historical Places Where They Say There are Ghosts…

The Lake Placid Club
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Haunted Lake Placid Lake Placid’s Most Haunted Places Lake Placid has its share of allegedly haunted locales. Like any town, Lake Placid’s abundant history could be a partial explanation of these hauntings. Here are some well known and some not so well known “haunted places” that have become legend in the Lake Placid area. 1. [...]

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The Lake Placid Celebration of the Arts: A Three Day Festival of Art, Music, Film and Literature

Kim Simmonds
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Lake Placid Celebration of the Arts 2011 Three Days of Art, Film and Live Music over Columbus Day Weekend in Lake Placid Lake Placid is widely known for the 1932/1980 Olympics and winter fun. What neighboring communities know, and tourists do not, is that Lake Placid is also a hub for local artists. Recognizing this [...]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Lake Placid in the Fall, Plus Not to Be Missed Fall Events

John Brown's Farm
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Things to Do in the Fall in Lake Placid Top Lake Placid Fall Events: Foliage, Live Music, History, Theatre and More The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are falling. You know what that means; fall has come to Lake Placid. The summer season might be over, but there are still activities and things [...]

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A Look at this past Weekend’s A Tribute to the Protopopovs at Lake Placid’s 1980 Rink

A Tribute to the Protopopovs, 1980s rink, Lake Placid
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A Tribute to the Protopopovs (Review) Oleg and Ludmilla Protopopov Honored at A Tribute to the Protopopovs In 1997, two Olympic Champions came to Lake Placid and never left. Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov are icons in the sport of figure skating, and first arrived in Lake Placid in the hopes of training with another influential [...]

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Skating Legends & Lake Placid Residents, Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov to Receive Tribute at Lake Placid’s 1980 Rink

Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov
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A Tribute to the Protopopovs, 1980 Rink, Lake Placid Skating Club of Lake Placid Pays Tribute to Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov When I moved to Lake Placid in 2003, I was immediately enamored of the historical figures that had skated in this town. I was standing in the 1980 Rink mezzanine one day, watching skaters [...]

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The Perfect End of Summer Production: Pendragon Theatre’s The Mousetrap

Pendragon Theatre, The Mousetrap, Review
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Pendragon Theatre’s The Mousetrap, Review The Mousetrap at Pendragon Theatre Pendragon Theatre’s The Mousetrap started out with a scream last night—literally. Perhaps the most famous of Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries, the book and subsequent play have mystified readers and theatregoers for decades. Its origins come from Christie’s short story, “Three Blind Mice,” and a half hour [...]

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