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Snow is on the ground, trails are being groomed, and I can hear snowmobiles cruising around the neighborhood in the evening...it's snowmobile season! Everywhere you look people are digging out their...
The recent snowfall has made me excited for cross-country ski season! We got about six inches of snow in early November, and this is when I started thinking about digging out my cross-country skis,...
It's been a couple years since I've had the opportunity to put pen to paper, and comment once again on my passion for public land hunting in the Adirondacks. Since starting to seriously hunt in my...
The Washboard Donut Shop is a staple in Tupper Lake, and has been for over 25 years now. The Shenandoa Indian Store, The Laundromat, and The Donut Shop have been located on Park Street (yes, in the...
As winter approaches, I am putting together a new bucket list -- it's a compilation of outdoor activities that I have been wanting to do, but never get around to. My plan is to keep it...
Fall is here and it is my favorite time to get on my bike and go for a ride. I find it so peaceful, to go for a ride and take in the beautiful colors on the leaves. I love to pack a lunch, throw my...
Peak leaf season is near. It comes and goes so quickly, I hate to miss a minute of the beautiful sights. The leaves are usually at peak around the same time every year, end of September and beginning...
The daily struggle is "What am I going to make for dinner?" My boyfriend and I struggle over this question regularly. We aren't the type of people to go home after work and stay in the house, not...
I have been waiting for an overcast day to do some biking. With the summer we have had so far, overcast days were hard to come by. Every day has been sunny and hot, too hot for biking, but perfect...
In 1918 the Mt. Arab fire tower was born. Fire towers around the Adirondacks were used to spot forest fires, and during war time, observers were required to report any airplanes they saw or heard to...
I took a drive to the Piercefield Museum the other day and had the privilege to chat with Nancy, the town historian. I had never been in the museum before, and I was eager to learn about the history...
Paddling season is in full swing in Tupper Lake. Have you started your paddling bucket list for this season? Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or experienced paddler, we've got trips for you...
Looking for your next great family friendly vacation? Pack up the kids and head to Tupper Lake, where you'll discover plenty for kids and parents to enjoy. Don't know where to begin? Check out our...
Recently I spoke to two young Tupper Lake golfers and found out what they love about the Tupper Lake Golf Club. During our conversation it was easy to see their passion and love for the sport and...
Spring has sprung in the Adirondacks. After a long March filled with snow, April has arrived with mild temperatures, lots of sun, and melting snow (okay, and the occasional snow storm, but who's...
A new-to-me adventure As spring looms closer, I can't wait to repeat a new adventure that was introduced to me just last year. I remember vividly the confusion I felt when a group of my friends ...
Where It All Began Joseph LeBlanc bought a pub in Tupper Lake in 1966, not knowing the history he would create to this day. I had the chance to sit and chat with Michelle...
Sure we love our cold winter days in the Adirondacks, but we also know how to take advantage of those rare warm spells that pop up every once in a while. After a spur of below-zero weather, a recent...
The other day my mother and I decided to go up to the Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails after work to enjoy a late afternoon ski. We had just gotten some fresh snow, and the temperatures were in the...
"What leisure activity or event would you like to pursue more of in 2018?" With 2017 in the books, it's time to reflect and make plans for the new year. Looking back there are always...
With our first heavy snowfall upon us, anticipation for winter events and activities is at an all time high. Our cross-country ski trails are starting to be groomed, there are snowmobile tracks...
Last minute Christmas shopping craziness! If you are like me, there are two weeks until Christmas and you haven't done any of your shopping... It's go time! There are plenty of options...
As the holiday season is in full swing, I find myself indulging in cookies and pies and every sweet known to man. How can I not? They are too good to pass up. It all starts with Halloween candy (I...
With the chilly weather and changing of the leaves comes fall, and a whole new lineup of events. The events we have this time of year are some of my favorites. Race through the mountains, take photos...
Every year when September rolls around, my mom would put a bright red bandana around my dog's neck. I always wondered why, and when I asked about it she reminded me that hunting season was starting,...

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