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October 2014 Archives

When you look at a concrete wall what do you see? A barricade? A forgotten project? A forlorn surface? Do you even actually notice the wall at all? Artist Kate Hartley did, but she didn't see it as a hopeless slab of material bringing a depressing vibe to everything around it - she saw it as the perfect canvas for a very unique, very large-scale art project.

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The new documentary On Home Ground explores the lives of three Iraq and Afghanistan veterans returning home to their remote Adirondack towns, premiering on Mountain Lake PBS November 11.

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The freshly scattered leaves pave beckoning paths for fall reading in the Adirondacks. Here are 7 recent Adirondack-themed books from local authors you must read this fall.

It's undeniable that being a "ski bum," or someone who cares more about hitting that fresh powder than working from 9-5, is ideal for students or recent grads, but what happens when work becomes inevitable? The answer: move to a "livable" ski town; somewhere that offers the perfect combination of work and play. Liftopia recently compiled a list of the top three livable ski towns in the East, as voted on by ski bums themselves, and it's not hard to see why Lake Placid was included among the elite!

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