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A Plague From Last Century Speaks Loudly in the Present

Tamar Abrams | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

My grandmother, who lived well into her 90s, contracted tuberculosis as a young mother. She spent several lonely years in Saranac Lake, New York while...

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations.

See the Adirondacks Like Your Grandaddy Did (With Better Food and Bedding)

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As you squeeze through walls of rock in an inflatable raft on a chute of whitewater, you might experience the nirvana that tourists did back in the '70s -- the 1870s, that is.

Visiting A Unique Retreat In The Adirondacks

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

The Point Resort is the last of the Great Camps of the Adirondacks considered by many to be the premiere resort in the country and Conde Nast Traveler's highest-rated property.