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Fourth Annual Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo Coming Soon to Saratoga Springs

WF Glade Skiing Pic - Nov 11 (300x200)
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Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo 2011 Adk Sports & Fitness Winter Expo Coming Soon to Saratoga Springs If you’re an athlete, sports enthusiast, a recreational sports person, or someone who just wants to get a little healthier in life, this may be an event you want to check out. The [...]

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All Aboard the Lois McClure at The Crown Point Historic Schooner Tour

The Lois McClure on a Voyage. Photo Courtesy Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
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All Aboard the Lois McClure at The Crown Point Historic Schooner Tour Crown Point Historic Schooner Tour: Travel Back in Time on a Replica of a 19th Century Schooner Ready for adventure? Wanna take a ride? Well, you’re in luck! In conjunction with this year’s Farm, Forestry and Fishery Tour, the Lois McClure, a replica [...]

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Raptor Rapture at the NYS Museum

Raptor Rapture, NYS Museum
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Raptor Rapture at the New York State Museum A Special Day for Birds of Prey at Albany’s NYS Museum It may be that when you were a kid you used your B.B. gun to shoot a crow in your yard, but you always knew better than to kill a mockingbird as “all they do is [...]

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An Interview with Mike D: Host of Lunkerville

Mike D: Host of Lunkerville
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An Interview with Mike D, Host of Lunkerville Mike D on Bass Fishing and Lunkerville For bass fishing enthusiasts, it doesn’t get any better than “Lunkerville.” Created in 2004 by independent filmmaker Mike de Avila, the program has allowed Mike to fuse his love for story telling and bass fishing into an extremely popular program. [...]

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A Different Way to Travel NY State: Cycling the Erie Canal

Erie Canal, Photo by Eric Moll
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Erie Canal Cycling Stress-less Cycling along the Erie Canal The Erie Canal was pretty instrumental in the early economic growth of Rochester, as well as Buffalo and even New York City, but its downfall was rapid once highways showed up to replace it. I-90 actually takes the same basic path as the Erie Canal. It [...]

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Beyond Your Typical Course: Ron Walker on Green Mansions Golf Club in Chestertown

ron walker, green mansions, chestertown
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Interview with Ron Walker, Green Mansions Golf Club in Chestertown Golf Courses in the Adirondacks What sets Green Mansions apart from the rest is not only its laid back atmosphere, due in large part to the friendliness of its owners, Ron and Martha Walker, but also the affordability that the club offers and the variety [...]

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The 38th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous in Lake George

38th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous, Lake George
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Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous 2011, Lake George If you live on or around the lake or visit often, then you will probably desire a boat at some point in your life. If you’ve been saving up and are now currently looking to obtain said boat, then luck is on the horizon. On Saturday August [...]

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Squeezing in Time for the Outdoors: Five Hikes Under Two Hours Near Albany

Kaaterskill Falls, Haines Falls, NY
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Five Quick Hikes Under Two Hours Near Albany, NY As I try to juggle all the healthy elements of my life—my food service job, my writing, exercise, cooking, cleaning—I wonder if there’s ever any time for fun. Where do I fit in me-time? It’s tough to do everything you want to, especially when you have [...]

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A Look Back at Lake George Boat Racer George Reis and El Lagarto

El Lagarto
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Lake George Boat Racer, George Reis, and El Lagarto–The Leaping Lizard of Lake George Lake George, NY is well known for the things that have taken place around its shores. Famous millionaires visited the lake during the summers; important artists and other persons of interest have called the lake “home” over the years. But the [...]

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Revisit Your Youth: Hike Sleeping Beauty in Lake George this Summer

The Summit of Sleeping Beauty. Photo by Kate Smith.
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A Hike on Sleeping Beauty Mountain in Lake George With this summer’s excessive heat, some might be tempted to steal away in an air-conditioned mall or lounge in the pool. I challenge you to try something more active: hiking. As a fall hiker, my standards for a great summer trail are steep: somewhere wooded and [...]

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