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The Lake George Winter Carnival

One more weekend to catch the Lake George Winter Carnival! Here’s some scenes in case you missed it. Helicopter rides, fireworks over the ice (which, in our humble opinion, are infinitely bette...
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Lake George ( by helicopter that is!)

The Lake George Winter Festival is on featuring bon fires, dog sledding, fireworks over the ice and really great chili! But it’s also featuring helicopter rides. Say “we want adventure...
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Sleeping Beauty Mountain Revisted

We hear the question all the time: What is a great hike for kids? Or what is a beginners hike? The answer always comes back to Sleeping Beauty Mountain. It’s about 4-6 miles, depending on which...
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Who Is This Man? And Who Cut His Fingers Off?

Tucked back in the woods of Lake George is a tall statue of a man holding Rosary Beads, with at least one finger cut off. Who is he, and why is there a statue of him? His name is Father Isaac Jogues ...
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Will the Real Bloody Pond Please Stand Up?

If you travel on Rt. 9 in Lake George, south of the village, roughly between where Exit 21 and 20 would be, you see a small, over run pond with a blue marker on it. The sign says “Bloody Pond&#...
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Remember that Crazy Mussolini Hat?

I remember seeing pictures of Mussolini, the Italian dictator, in my school books. He always wore this crazy black hat. Never saw another one like it anywhere. Did you know that hat ended up in Lake ...
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A&W Root Beer Lake George

A & W Root Beer Route 9, Lake George You can’t miss it as you head into Lake George from Exit 21. It’s A&W,  a restaurant featuring Americas favorite root beer! But is the food as...
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2012 Lake George Winter Fest Photos……

A winter festival without the winter. 50 degree temperatures. A lake not frozen over. Melting ice sculptures. But a staff of volunteers doing their best to make it the best (whoever made that chilli,...
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Hyde Collection Art Museum

http://www.hydecollection.org/ Art Museum & Historic House 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801 p. 518.792.1761 fx.518.792.9197 The Hyde Collection is an art museum with an extraordinary coll...
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Barkeater Chocolates of North Creek

The Adirondacks = Fine Chocolate   The Adirondacks are synonymous with pristine rivers, dense patches of forest, high peaks and of course – artisan European-style chocolate. Seriously. Sur...