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Five Great Local New Year’s Eve Events You Won’t Want to Miss

New Year's Eve Fireworks
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It’s Time to Ring in 2013 Five Great Local Celebrations to Ring in the New Year It’s New Year’s Eve and you still have no plans? For shame, but fear not dear reader as we have a list of the top five New Year’s Eve events going on in our area, that will bring a [...]

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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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Look, Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s The Adirondack Balloon Festival!

Moon Glow at the 2010 Adirondack Balloon Festival. Photo by Dave Bower
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New York’s Largest Hot Air Balloon Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversary The 2012 Adirondack Balloon Festival More than 100 hot air balloons of all colors, shapes, and sizes will be launched across the Adirondack countryside beginning Thursday, September 20th at 4pm at Crandall Park in Glens Falls. This four-day event is the oldest and largest balloon gathering [...]

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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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Let the Dogs Have Their Day: 7th Annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day at MYNE Kennel

Responsible Dog Ownership Day, MYNE Kennel
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Responsible Dog Ownership Day 2011 at MYNE Training and Boarding Facility in Argyle MYNE Kennel Hosts Day-Long Celebration Honoring Man’s Best Friend Throughout the country this September, pet owners are taking part in a month-long celebration sponsored by the American Kennel Club (AKC) that educates the dog-loving community on the importance of being a responsible [...]

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By Land and By Sea: A Tour with Albany Aqua Ducks

Albany Aqua Ducks Tour
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Albany Aqua Ducks Tour, Review For a long time I wondered why in the world Albany, a place almost nobody comes to vacation, had an “Aqua Duck” Tour. It seems fitting in a place like Boston, where people actually go to visit for fun–the tour bus dips into the Charles River and travels around the [...]

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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
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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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The Art of the Remix: Record Albums as Book Covers & Other Cool Artistic Literary Ventures

Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks by Christophe Gowans
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Record Albums as Book Covers & Other Artistic Literary Ventures People like remixes. There is a very particular exhilaration that comes over you when that-song-that-you-don’t-really-like-but-the-stations-all-play-so-now-you’re-just-used-to-the-damn-thing starts to slow down and an echo-y voice shouts out, “Reeeeeeeemix!” It’s fun to have something you’ve grown used to altered a bit, taken ever so slightly out of its [...]

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Notes from a Vlogging Addict

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As a blogger, I spend a good deal of time sharing my thoughts and life with people on the Internet. With all of this conceit and self-aggrandizement bursting out of my every pore, it would stand to reason that I really love the sound of my own voice. Ever the disappointment, however, I prefer to [...]

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