ho2015_boathouse_webRocking the Boathouse How a Schroon Lake castoff became a dream home by Elizabeth Folwell When Gene Leogrande was 13 he met his dream house. Across Schroon Lake from the cabin where he was staying with his family was a derelict boathouse that looked as if it had been made by Thor’s own trolls, with huge interlocking timber circles above walls encrusted with thousands of pebbles. He couldn’t resist exploring the place. read more
ho2015_bot-brews_webBotanical Brews Shrubs, tonics and elixirs from two young entrepreneurs by J. A. Holt Hip and healthy describe the latest from Adirondack entrepreneurs Jennifer Jubin, of Forever Wild Beverage Co., and Katie Wilson, of Taproot Apothecary. These women may have been born and raised in the park, a place that’s not often associated with the cutting-edge, but they’re concocting products that could be found in any trendy Brooklyn bar. read more  

Archived Articles

December 2004   The Gibson Brothers A couple of hometown pickers hit the big time
At Home in the Adirondacks 2015   Rocking the Boathouse How a Schroon Lake castoff became a dream home
At Home in the Adirondacks 2015   Botanical Brews Shrubs, tonics and elixirs from two young entrepreneurs
December 2000   Hard Times Come Again No More Widows, orphans and idiots: a look at the harsh history of being poor in the Adirondacks
December 2006   Port Henry: The Final Frontier LOCAL FANS KEEP STAR TREK ALIVE IN CYBERSPACE
August 1989   Present at the Creation With a new commission assigned to finish the job the APA's founders left undone, a look back at the polarizing controversy that rocked the region.
April 2015   Snap Chat Advice on winning our photo contest and shooting for Adirondack Life
October 2015   Northwest Passage Fall is the best time to explore Cranberry Lake
October 2015   Kate Moses A writer transforms a historic house in Essex
August 2015   A Lakeside Love Story How an aspiring diva met the man of her dreams at Scaroon Manor
October 2010   Lost Dozens of Adirondack hikers and hunters go missing every year. Modern technology is no match for bad luck
  The Namesake Why parents pick mountain monikers
April 2014   Keeping Track? A closer look at the rail-trail debate
December 1995   Lowdown on the Blowdown The Great Summer Storm of 1995, when ten million trees fell in the forest
June 1996   An Adirondack Auto Biography Cars were the driving force behind a landscape changed forever
June 2015   Best of the Adirondacks 2015 Adirondack Life readers' choice awards
August 2015   Sugar House Creamery Two young farmers living a dream and making delicious cheese in Upper Jay
August 2015   Meals on Wheels The Clay Hearth's wood-fired pizza—rolling to a hamlet near you
June 2012   Rosy Outlook Meet Henry Kelsey, John Davis and Henry Hudson—these and other hardy varieties flourish in the North Country
  The Last Mill Town From 18th-century battleground to 20th-century industrial powerhouse, Ticonderoga has occupied a vital role in the region. how will the town adapt to 21st-century challenges?
August 1996   Drawn to the Valley When artists flocked to Keene's good nature
  The Walls
June 2006   Meet the Presleys In Lake George, Elvis impersonation is the divine right of kings
2015 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Bird Land From warbler to owl, raptor to waterfowl, the Adirondacks is an avian hot spot. Our intrepid reporter goes on the trail with three local experts
2015 Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors   Fresh Tracts Wild hikes now open to the public
June 2004   In Search of Something Lost Millions of passenger pigeons once darkened Adirondack skies. A few names on maps are all that remain
April 2014   Route 30 Revisited
2014 At Home in the Adirondacks   Privy Amazing The most stylish outhouse in the Adirondacks
October 1994   Opening Camp
June 2015   Doug Moody Meet the fishin’ musician from Providence