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Experiencing Yaddo First-Hand: An Interview with Cartoonist Dean Haspiel

Dean Haspiel at the Yaddo Mansion
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Dean Haspiel on His Experience at Yaddo A Look Inside the Artists’ Community By Dave Bower The Yaddo artists’ community in Saratoga Springs has served as a retreat for close to 6,000 of America’s most celebrated artists, writers and composers, including Sylvia Plath, Philip Roth, James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Saul Bellow, Truman Capote, [...]

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Monsters, Goblins and Zombies Galore at Double M Haunted Hayrides in Ballston Spa

Double M Haunted Hayride in Ballston Spa. Photo Courtesy of Double M
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Double M Haunted Hayrides: An Annual Tradition It Must Be Halloween: Double M Haunted Hayrides If you want to experience something really scary this Halloween, go to Double M Haunted Hayrides. Visitors ride for 40 minutes on tractor-drawn hay wagons that go through a trail, which takes them deep into the woods. Strange horror scenes, [...]

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Horseback Riding in the Adirondacks

The Circle B Ranch in Chestertown
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A Fun Way to Horse Around in Lake George and Chestertown Horsing Around in the Adirondacks Horseback riding is a rewarding physical activity that gives beginners and experts the chance to enjoy the outdoors while riding on trials in the Adirondack Mountains. At Saddle Up Stables located three miles north of Lake George Village on [...]

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Runners Race to Windham, NY for Third Annual Warrior Dash on August 11-12

The Warrior Dash. Photo Courtesy of Red Frog Events
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The Third Annual Warrior Dash at the Windham Ski Resort Wacky Costumes, Barbed Wire and Plenty of Beer  Calling All Warriors: On Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th, Windham, NY, will be hosting a Warrior Dash at the Windham Ski Resort in the Catskill Mountains. Created by Red Frog Events, Warrior Dash, an ultimate, thrill-seeking [...]

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Experiencing the Wild West: Painted Pony Rodeo in Lake Luzerne

The Painted Pony Rodeo in Lake Luzerne. Photo Courtesy Painted Pony Rodeo
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A Wild West Experience in the Adirondacks Painted Pony Rodeo in Lake Luzerne Of all the many exciting things to do this summer, the experience of seeing the Wild West show at The Painted Pony Rodeo is an affordable adventure not to be missed. The western tradition is very much alive when the sun begins [...]

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Popcorn Noir: A Free Movie Theater (Massachusetts Blog)

Popcorn Noirin Easthampton, MA. Photo Courtesy of Popcorn Noir
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Popcorn Noir in Easthampton The Fun and Quirky Venue Screens First-run Movies…with an Interesting Catch If you live in the western Massachusetts area and you haven’t checked out Popcorn Noir yet, shame on you. Located at 32 Cottage Street in Easthampton, Popcorn Noir is easily the coolest thing since…ever. So what is it? It’s a [...]

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Ten Great TV Shows…Just in Time for Spring

Jonathan Frid in Dark Shadows
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Ten Great TV Shows…Just in Time for Spring The Old, The New and the Just Plain Weird With winter coming to an end and spring almost upon us, it might be prudent to invest quality time with your Netflix account (or whatever service you might use) and discover new television shows to get us through [...]

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November Is…Interesting Facts about the Month of November

Louisa May Alcott
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Interesting Facts about the Month of November November is: Fun Facts about November We all know about All Saints’ Day (November 1), Election Day (November 8), Veterans Day (November 11), and, of course, Thanksgiving Day (November 24). Here are some lesser-known facts about the month more easily identified by turkeys and patriotism. National Split Pea [...]

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Get Crafty this Halloween: Make Your Own Bats, Spiders and Pumpkin Halloween Tags

Halloween Tags. Photo Courtesy Heather Pilmar
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Fun Halloween Decorations: Bats, Spiders, and Pumpkin Halloween Tags Halloween Tags: A Fun Craft Activity to Get in the Halloween Spirit It’s that time again. Yes, we’re talking Halloween. Halloween means ghosts, goblins, costumes, candy and parties. This Halloween, why not get a little crafty by making some fun Pumpkin, Bat and Spider Tags? 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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