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Instead of Banning 'Inversion,' Try This

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

The aim should be to help streamline and detoxify our tax system, encourage economic growth and at least mildly mitigate the growth of a permanent plutocracy based on inheritance.

Sustaining Our Journey to Sustainability

Caeleigh Warburton | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green
Caeleigh Warburton

It's early November, and I sit perched on the edge of a remote Adirondack lake. The afternoon sinks into evening much like it has for weeks, but faster, a sobering reminder that the crisp autumn air will soon give way to the bite of winter.

The 6 Propositions On Tuesday's Ballot

| Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Colby Hamilton CIVIC CENTER -- Voters on Tuesday will be asked to vote on six ballot proposals that range from allowing casinos across New York ...

Two NYC Rock Climbers Rescued Dangling Off Adirondack Cliff

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

HAGUE, N.Y. -- HAGUE, N.Y. (AP) — Two rock climbers from New York City have had an outing to remember: They spent hours in the dark dangling from ro...

You Never Thought You'd Do This... Until You Went On Vacation

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

People travel for many reasons. Some want to escape, to live life as they never would in their day-to-day existence. Others want to channel who they r...

Why Georgia O'Keeffe ♥ New York

Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

Georgia O'Keeffe reserved a special place in her heart for New Mexico. She chose the Southwestern paradise as a permanent home back in the late 1940s....

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.

Management Lessons From the Wild

Patricia McGuire | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business
Patricia McGuire

As an amateur wildlife photographer, I spend quality time with my long lens watching and waiting for opportunities to capture a great photo. Carefully watching the weather and the wildlife has contributed to some of my most durable management philosophies.

Georgia O'Keeffe: 'Modern Nature' at the Hyde Collection

John Seed | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Take a moment and see if you can summon up an image of Georgia O'Keeffe in your own mind. There is a good chance you see an icon: a sun-sculpted older woman whose life -- and art -- were studies in clarity and contrast.

The Pressing Moments We’ll Try Hard To Remember

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Amanda Magee

I tell myself I should buy sparklers but when I look up, I'm late for jack-o-lanterns. Once upon a time we talked about Disney World, but they were too young, now we are in a sprint to beat the imminent disdain for princesses.

Prisoners Build Ice Palace

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 04.03.2013 | Weird News

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. -- It's a far cry from breaking rocks in the hot sun on a chain gang. In New York's Adirondack Mountains, inmates break ice on a fr...

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.

New York Professor Contracts Potentially Deadly Hantavirus In The Adirondacks

AP | Posted 10.22.2012 | New York

STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Lab tests have confirmed that a New York professor contracted the potentially deadly hantavirus during a hiking trip in the Adiro...

Eggs and Entrepreneurship in the North Woods

Christine Nasserghodsi | Posted 12.22.2012 | Impact
Christine Nasserghodsi

The history of Prospect Point Cottages in the Central Adirondacks is one of ambition, neglect, almost foolish optimism, dogged determination, and the power of love.

PHOTOS: Fort Ticonderoga Presides Over New York's Lakes

Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Fort Ticonderoga's panoramic view of Lake Champlain and Lake George is the happy byproduct of a century of murderous scheming. The fort was first c...

5 Fall Foliage & Festival Destinations (PHOTOS)

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.25.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Whether you call it leaf peeping, foliage following or just "spending a day outside," enjoying fall's colors is one of the simplest joys of this wonderful time of year. Whether you're practically a professional leaf-peeper or just a casual enthusiast, you'll need to know where to take in the season's splendor. Of course, there's much more to autumn than looking at leaves.

Big Conservation Benefits a Little Bird

Michelle Brown | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Michelle Brown

Bicknell's thrush (scientific name, Catharus bicknelli) is one of the rarest birds to inhabit the high elevation forests of the Adirondacks. They face pressures, primarily from deforestation, and the population has been in decline.

Prized Possession Found After Three Years

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Money

HORICON, N.Y. -- A camera lost in a creek in New York's Adirondacks for three years is being returned thanks to clever detective work by a Vermont man...

The Best Vacation Landscape Of The Day: Adirondacks Edition

Posted 07.21.2012 | Arts

The moment we saw this image we had to hold ourselves back from hopping on the next flight to the Adirondacks, mostly because the breathtaking oil pai...

PHOTOS: 8 Ultra-Inclusive Resorts For The 1 Percent

George Hobica | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

What's the difference between a luxury resort and a luxury resort? These eight are even more exclusive, pride themselves on highly individualized service and are seldom larger than 20 to 40 rooms.

PHOTOS: Springtime In Northeast Resort Towns

JustLuxe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

With an early spring bringing unusually warm weather, East Coast resort towns are starting to anticipate their busy season coming right around the corner.

GADLING: 10 Surprising Facts About The Adirondacks

Gadling | Jessica Festa | Posted 06.09.2012 | Travel

Most people think of the Adirondack region in New York for its great hiking opportunities, but the area also holds a lot of records and history that m...

An Affordable April In The Adirondacks

JustLuxe | Posted 06.08.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

Boating and camping won't kick off just yet, as temperatures are only expected to be in the 50s by mid-April, but there are plenty of other things to do, especially for outdoorsy types.

PHOTOS: Beauty Of Adirondacks Leads Visitors To 'Aspire Downwards'

Posted 11.07.2011 | Green

From National Geographic: Visitors have been coming steadily to these mountains since the mid-19th century. In the early days they came by horse-dr...

The East Coast's Best Ski Town: The Case for Lake Placid

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

2011-01-27-lakeplacid.jpgTwo-time Olympic host town Lake Placid has a storied winter sports pedigree.