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John Brown was a devoted abolitionist in the pre-Civil War period who freed a number of slaves and worked to ignite a rebellion among others. Although he was most known for the work he did in Kansas and Virginia, Brown had a home in North Elba, NY. Today, that property is the John Brown Farm State Historic Site and it will be hosting a very special celebration this weekend in honor of its former owner.

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streetfest.jpgDo you enjoy live music, street vendors, food options, arts and crafts, sidewalk sales, and activities to keep the youngest members of your family entertained? What about caricatures, business specials, and the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market? If so, save the date for the 7th Annual StreetFest in Ticonderoga - Saturday, July 25, 2015!
32 years. That's how long it's been since the NCAA ski championships were held in Lake Placid. Back then, there wasn't even a championship for women's skiing! The lengthy gap may seem hard to believe, since Lake Placid is such a storied winter sport destination, but the decades-long drought is finally coming to an end next week.
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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With the recent growth of craft beverages in Warren, Washington and northern Saratoga Counties, the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce saw this as the perfect opportunity to present an Adirondack Craft Beverage Inaugural Tour!
While the rest of the country is talking brackets and March Madness, here in the Adirondacks we are talking trees and Maple Madness! Maybe you missed National Pancake Day, but don't worry, maple syrup tastes amazing on almost anything!

While we gear up for maple season, here are 8 foods you didn't know tasted amazing with maple syrup...

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Every morning this week, in the frosty air of the Adirondacks, construction on an ice palace on the shores of Lake Flower makes progress in preparation for its annual debut at the opening ceremonies of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival on January 31st.

Ever wondered what goes into making the famous Saranac Lake Ice Palace? This year, we take an inside look at how they pull the whole thing off every year.

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With perfectly pink elk loin, a 1983 Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chateau d'Armailhac bordeaux blend, homemade cookies by your fire-side bed and an outdoor sauna by the pond, Friends Lake Inn makes overnight guests feel like they are on their second honeymoon (or on their way to their first).
Intense Milk is launching their Winter of Fun ski resorts discounts, and all you have to do is save your Intense Milk cap.
Paul Smith's College is proud to present the opening of their new restaurant, The Palm! The new restaurant offers a wide variety of mouth-watering dishes.