February 2020 Articles in this Issue A Graves Situation Annie Stoltie President Grover Cleveland stood on the second-floor veranda of Henry and Kate Graves’s mansion in Au Sable Forks and... Read More Becks Tavern Elizabeth Folwell “We wanted a ski cabin but we bought a hotel,” said Matt Parobeck, 45, who owns Becks Tavern and Gore Mountain Lodge... Read More Saved by a Miracle Luke Cyphers Blink and you'll miss it, an almost throwaway line in the 2004 film Miracle, one that hints at what Adirondack locals... Read More The Winter of ’32 Jane Alford Hildenbrandt My father, Ruel Alford, was the son of Harvey and Effie Alford. In the early 20th century, his family owned a great d... Read More Fastgirls Shane Mitchell On a freezing night last winter, Kristyn Abbale, 28, left Daikers, a shorefront bar popular with snowmobilers, an hou... Read More Road Work Lisa W. Foderaro It is snowing, the flakes descending in endless, languorous swirls. Seemingly from nowhere, the snowplows emerge—yell... Read More Cold Cuts: The Raquette Lake Ice Harvest Elizabeth Folwell Frozen water is guaranteed on Adirondack lakes and ponds, starting from a thin skim when temperatures drop in Decembe... Read More On Newsstands Now December 2023 Sleigh rides, sipping whiskey in a speakeasy and more cold-weather fun at Lake Clear Lodge, plus park-inspired gifts, the North Country’s nuclear past and a sneak peek at a park-based novel from a bestselling author. Adirondack Life Magazine Subscribe Today! Latest Articles Staying Grounded: The Ecological and Emotional Benefits of Green Burial By Bill McKibben Woodsy Chic: Adirondack-Inspired Gifts By Adirondack Life The Wigwam By John McMahon The Next Generation’s Take on the Adirondacks By Adirondack Life Regional Reads 2023 By Niki Kourofsky Masterpiece Theater: Rustic Furniture All-Stars By Annie Stoltie Finding Common Ground in the Adirondacks By Brian Mann Search Search for: Follow Us FollowFollow Adirondack Life Store for calendars, apparel, maps and more!