The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - The Adirondacks Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:06:38 GMT Travel and Leisure Magazine places Mirror Lake Inn among world’s 500 best hotels http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/20/Travel-and-Leisure-Magazine-places-Mirror-Lake-Inn-among-world-s-500-best-hotels/8022/ Iconic lakeside resort is the North Country's lone representative on prestigious T + L list Lake Placid, N.Y. - The latest issue of Travel + Leisure Magazine has included Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid in its list of their 500 best hotels worldwide. In a breakdown by state, the lakeshore resort overlooking Mirror Lake was seventh best in all of New York State. It graded ahead of such landmarks as the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan, Peninsula New York, Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, Hotel Elysee Midtown East and the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/20/Travel-and-Leisure-Magazine-places-Mirror-Lake-Inn-among-world-s-500-best-hotels/8022/ Wild Nature: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/Wild-Nature-Masterworks-from-the-Adirondack-Museum/8017/ At The Hyde Glens Falls, N.Y. - The Hyde Collection opens its 2015 exhibition schedule with an exhibition drawn from the permanent collection of the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York. From January 18, 2015 through April 12, 2015, Wild Nature: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum will be on view in The Hyde's Wood Gallery. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/Wild-Nature-Masterworks-from-the-Adirondack-Museum/8017/ White House Highlights Adirondack Youth Climate Summit http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/White-House-Highlights-Adirondack-Youth-Climate-Summit/8015/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Last month the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) launched a new Climate Education and Literacy Initiative to help connect American students and citizens with the best-available, science based information about climate change. The launch included a number of commitments by Federal agencies and outside groups to increase the nation's knowledge of climate change. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/White-House-Highlights-Adirondack-Youth-Climate-Summit/8015/ Community Bank Supports A New Perspective http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/23/Community-Bank-Supports-A-New-Perspective/8014/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Community Bank has recognized the regional significance of Wild Walk by donating $25,000 to the iconic, outdoor experience that will change the way visitors to The Wild Center view the forest that surrounds them. "Aside from its innovative design, Wild Walk is a new platform for seeing the world with a different perspective," said Craig Stevens, VP of Commercial Banking at Community Bank. "Changing perspectives makes people grow and consider other points of view, encouraging lifelong learning. Community Bank is honored to support this new way to see the Adirondacks." Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/23/Community-Bank-Supports-A-New-Perspective/8014/ Winter Fun Abounds in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Winter-Fun-Abounds-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8006/ Lake George, N.Y. - Temperatures are plummeting, and the snow has started to fall, which means it's time to embrace winter in the Lake George Area of New York's Adirondacks - on the slopes and off! If downhill skiing is your thing, head to Gore Mountain in North Creek, recently named a "Top 10 Mountain" by SKI Magazine for its value, lifts, scenery and terrain variety. Add the new "Adirondack Express II" high-speed quad lift and you've got plenty of reasons to visit Gore this winter. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Winter-Fun-Abounds-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8006/ Get Away to the Adirondacks for Holiday Festivities in a Winter Wonderland http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Get-Away-to-the-Adirondacks-for-Holiday-Festivities-in-a-Winter-Wonderland/8005/ From Downton Abbey-Inspired, to a Yule Log Hunt, Make NY's Adirondacks Your Home for the Holidays Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This year's lineup of Adirondack holiday festivals includes a celebration straight out of a Laura Ingalls Wilder book, and skiing and riding with Old Saint Nick. Just four hours north of New York City and two hours south of Montreal, head to theAdirondacks this holiday season to  enjoy: ‘Gifting the Adirondacks' Holiday Fair, December 5-6, at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne, features a wide selection of handcrafted works of art for sale. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Get-Away-to-the-Adirondacks-for-Holiday-Festivities-in-a-Winter-Wonderland/8005/ Artisan Fair Nov. 29 at The Wild Center http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Artisan-Fair-Nov-29-at-The-Wild-Center/8002/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - This year on Saturday, November 29th from 10am until 5pm, admission to The Wild Center is just $5. You get to shop local artisan offerings and get the fun of a full special day at the Center. Plus, you support the Small Business Saturday movement. A Trunk Show of local Adirondack Artisans will fill the Center, showcasing local artists, jewelry makers, knitters, leather goods makers, all natural candles and toiletries and more. Unique items from The Wild Supply Co. will complete your holiday shopping, and there is free gift wrapping. Local musician, Steve Borst, will fill the Center with music throughout the day. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Artisan-Fair-Nov-29-at-The-Wild-Center/8002/ Picturing America at The Hyde Collection http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Picturing-America-at-The-Hyde-Collection/7998/ Glens Falls, N.Y. - Picturing America: Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art will be on view at The Hyde Collection, September 28, 2014 through January 4, 2015. From the 1758 Portrait of John Gardiner by John Singleton Copley to Milton Avery's Arrangement with Plants of 1948, the exhibition presents 57 paintings and sculptures that describe the American experience from the Colonial period to early Modernism. Other renowned artists from the two hundred year span represented in this selection include Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Susan MacDowell Eakins, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, George Inness, Paul Manship, John Singer Sargent and Benjamin West as well as Charles Willson Peale and his children Rembrandt, Rubens and Mary Jane. The rich variety of expressive means represented by the works in the exhibition, including still-life, portraiture, narrative and abstraction, provides a visual embodiment of such national ideals as freedom, diversity and opportunity. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Picturing-America-at-The-Hyde-Collection/7998/ Lake Placid Nordic Festival Feb. 27-March 1 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/Lake-Placid-Nordic-Festival-Feb-27-March-1/7994/ 2014-'15 Cross Country Season Passes on Sale Now, Save $20 through Dec. 1 Lake Placid, N.Y. - Lake Placid, N.Y. has a well-deserved reputation for world-class alpine skiing, but it also has some of the best Nordic skiing in the United States.  The Lake Placid region has plenty to offer Nordic skiers and winter enthusiasts of all ages and abilities with its vast array of groomed and set to its backcountry trails.  So whether you're a beginner skier or an experienced racer, the place to be February 27-March 1, 2015 is in Lake Placid for its first-ever Nordic Festival. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/Lake-Placid-Nordic-Festival-Feb-27-March-1/7994/ Adirondacks Gear Up for Winter with New Ski Resort Offerings and Festivities http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ From Oak Mountain to the Adirondack Coast - Family-Friendly Winter Fun in the Mountains Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In Northern New York, winter's snowy depths and plunging temperatures mean one thing for the Adirondacks: it's time to play. With snowflakes already falling, ski resorts and communities are gearing up for a winter filled with ski resort updates, world-class sporting events and holiday festivities. Located just four hours north of Manhattan, the Adirondack Region presents its' 2014-15 winter preview: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/