October 25, 2016
(ATLANTA, October 25, 2016) –The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. during their 2017 World Tour. New this season, for the first time ever, the Globetrotters will debut basketball's first 4-point line. The 4-point line will... Continue Reading
October 21, 2016
Plan your Ski Trip Now to Whiteface Lake Placid and Save... Snow is in the Forecast
WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- The Whiteface Lake Placid region is eagerly anticipating the first snow of the season and if the forecast is correct, it may be as early as this weekend. With weather experts calling for as much as four inches of snow at higher elevations, it's prime time to plan a skiing and riding adventure at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington N.Y., and do so at a heavily discounted rate.... Continue Reading
October 17, 2016
Skate America Returns to Lake Placid
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Oct. 17, 2016) – U.S. Figure Skating announced the selection of Lake Placid, New York, as the host city for 2017 Skate America. Competition is scheduled for Nov. 24-26, 2017, and will be held at the historic 1980 Herb Brooks Arena. "U.S. Figure Skating looks forward to returning to Lake Placid for this prestigious international competition," U.S. Figure Skating... Continue Reading
October 13, 2016
Lake Placid Sliding Track set to Open Oct. 17
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- There's now no denying it, autumn is officially here. The days are shorter, mornings are cooler, leaves have changed color and the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex sliding track, in Lake Placid, N.Y. opens for the season, weather permitting, Monday, Oct. 17, for U.S. sliding athletes. The U.S. luge team takes to the ice at 8 a.m., followed by the skeleton squad at... Continue Reading
October 10, 2016
Celebrate Lake Placid Brewfest Saturday
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Back for its fifth year, the Lake Placid Brewfest, Saturday, Oct. 15, has become a beer lover's paradise for the one of the largest craft beer festivals in the region.Plato is credited with saying that "He was a wise man who invented beer." Well, there will be a lot of wise men, with as many as 70 micro brewers on hand, serving up more than 100 different selections of suds... Continue Reading