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September 17, 2014
  LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- It's really no secret that New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) managed ski resorts are amongst the best in the east. Just ask readers of SKI and Snoweast magazines, who year after year, tab Belleayre Ski Resort, in Highmount, N.Y.; Gore Mountain, in North Creek, N.Y. and Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y. as their favorite places to ski and...
September 15, 2014
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – On Saturday, Sept. 27, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum, located in the Olympic Center, on Main Street, Lake Placid, N.Y., will open its doors free of charge, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 10th annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution....
September 9, 2014
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- It's been said thatBluegrass is a music genre that is more interacted with than listened to, and Lake Placid is ready to join in on the fun. The first-ever Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam is Saturday, Oct. 25, in the 1932 Rink at the Olympic Center, and discounted pre-sale tickets are available now. This year's co-headliners are Grammy winners Sam Bush and The Del McCoury Band....
September 8, 2014
WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- The fall festival season is here and Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., welcomes everyone to its 23rd annual Oktoberfest, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5. The two-day festival is a great time to celebrate the autumn season, Bavarian style, with a tall mug of beer, great food, vendors, rides and much more. There's plenty of music too. Returning favorites include die...
September 2, 2014
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- No one really likes it when summer comes to an end. But hold on, there's a forgotten season in between summer and winter, it's autumn. It's perhaps the best time of all to be in the Lake Placid, N.Y. region. Temperatures are generally cooler, there's less humidity in the air, you can still enjoy several of your favorite non-winter outdoor activities and there are fewer bugs...