Nature & Environment
From the Archives
How to Remove Your Frozen Tongue from a Pole
And other essential winter skills every Adirondacker needs to know
Arto Monaco and the Land of Makebelieve
In the early 1950s, at a bend in the Ausable River near the foot of Ebenezer Mountain, Arto Monac...
Valentino and Me
Foxlair photograph courtesy of the Johnsburg Historical Society. Rambova and Valentino photograph...
Miniature Golf in the Kingdom
Miniature golf is a magical experience for a surprisingly large number of people. A lot of luck i...
A Passionate Nature
HAROLD WESTON was born on February 14, 1894, in Merion, Pennsylvania, but his real life began—ac...
Wayne Failing: Master of Fun
Solidly built and shrouded by bushy hair, beard and dark sunglasses, Wayne Failing looked like a ...
Free Skate: How to Build a Backyard Ice Rink
For some Adirondackers, the ultimate in North Country living is being able to ski out the back do...
Henry Beach and the Art of Deception
The first version of Photoshop was issued in 1990, but the art and craft of manipulating photogra...
Service Stations: American Legions in the Adirondacks
My earliest memories of the local American Legion—Post 1619 in West Plattsburgh, less than a mile...