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My First Lake George Birthday

Yesterday was the first time in three years that I wasn’t in Chicago for work on my birthday. It was also the first time I’ve celebrated my birthday in Lake George – I’ve always been someplace else. After all the crazy events of the past year, I really just wanted to not even celebrate my… Continue reading My First Lake George Birthday

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My Love Affair with the Lake George Beach Club

My love affair with the Lake George Beach Club is strong. It helps that the location, which used to be Shepherd’s Cove for as long as I can remember, is in my opinion, one of the best waterfront spots in Lake George Village. Situated next to the park, near the beach and above the lake… Continue reading My Love Affair with the Lake George Beach Club

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Fridays at the Lake: Live Music, Craft Beer & Fun

Fridays at the Lake: Bands and Brews Concert Series is a blast, and a much needed summer activity in Lake George Village. Held Friday nights through Sept. 2, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., the concert series features a variety of bands, as well as beer, wine, burgers and other vendors. Last night the Audiostars… Continue reading Fridays at the Lake: Live Music, Craft Beer & Fun

Lake George Tourism · Wine

Best of the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival

Our trip to the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival was a late Father’s Day, and early birthday, present for my Dad. It’s a celebration of New York wines, beers, cider, distilled spirits and food. There were more vendors and more people than last year, which is wonderful because it means several things: the craft beverage… Continue reading Best of the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival

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Lake George A&W Is Reopened

The Lake George A&W is reopened! A devastating fire shut down the landmark restaurant last year, and it hasn’t reopened until today. The locally owned Lake George business dates back decades to 1959, according to one report. Believe it or not, it was my first time at the restaurant, despite driving past it daily. My Dad… Continue reading Lake George A&W Is Reopened

Bolton Landing

Wellness Weekend at Girlfriends Getaway in Bolton Landing

Spending this weekend attending the Girlfriends Getaway in Bolton Landing was exactly what I needed, and I didn’t even know it. I had attended the first two of these weekends, but then always had to go to a conference for work the same weekend, and haven’t been to it since. I like to call it… Continue reading Wellness Weekend at Girlfriends Getaway in Bolton Landing

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Howard Johnson’s Restaurant in Lake George

Where do I begin this post? When I was little we *always* went here for breakfast while visiting my great-grandparents. In fact, it was one of the very few places we did go, because we usually just always ate at home. I remember the big breakfast buffet and always wanting to sit by the window… Continue reading Howard Johnson’s Restaurant in Lake George