Eagle Bay lies in the middle of the Adirondack Mountains of New York State at an elevation of 1,720 feet. Situated just north of 4th Lake on the Fulton Chain, and about ten miles east of Old Forge, the small hamlet (one of 94 designated hamlets in the Adirondacks) has seasonal activity consisting of winter snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. Summer events focus on the various surrounding lakes, ponds, mountains, and hiking trails. [Read more…] about A Short History Of Eagle Bay In The Adirondacks
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced the organization has begun moving forward with the construction of the Henry M. Kashiwa Wetlands Walkway. [Read more…] about Old Forge Art Center Begins Work on Outdoor Walkway
This is a story of a fascinating but rather forgotten individual from the history of the Adirondacks.
Along with his slightly older mentor Ebenezer Emmons, and his younger contemporary Verplanck Colvin, he was among the first to accurately survey much of the Adirondacks. He also proposed a number of early dams, canals, locks and inclined planes and considered using historic waterways and canals to traverse the Adirondacks by water. [Read more…] about Dams, Canals, Locks & Inclined Planes: Farrand Benedict In The Adirondacks
Over 40 artists are set to donate a painting for the benefit auction, as well as providing one or two paintings for the consignment sale. [Read more…] about Annual Plein Air ‘Paint Out’ Goes Anywhere, Online
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, is set to host their 11th Annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 14th, from 11 am to 3 pm. [Read more…] about View’s Annual Ice Cream Social At Point Park In Old Forge
The 2020 Great Adirondack Garage Sale is set for this coming weekend, August 7th, 8th, and 9th. In the past, the event was traditionally held on Memorial Day weekend, but due to safety concerns, it was pushed back to August for this year.
The 11th annual event consists of residents selling their items along a 150-mile trail stretching from Tupper Lake to Speculator, and Old Forge to Newcomb in the Adirondack Park. [Read more…] about Great Adirondack Garage Sale This Weekend
New York State Police report they were involved in a pursuit from Utica into the heart of the Adirondacks 90 miles away.
Police say strip spikes were deployed twice, but did not stop the driver. The pursuit ended at Blue Mountain Lake, in Hamilton County. [Read more…] about Police Chase Winds Through Adirondack Park
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced a two-session workshop, Urban Sketching, with View interns Grace and Emma.
The first session is set for July 17th, from 3 to 5 pm. The second session will take place via Zoom on July 24th, from 3 to 5 pm. [Read more…] about View To Host Sketching Workshop Around Old Forge
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced an opening reception of Lewis Bryden’s Boardwalk Idyll exhibit, and the juried Summer Idylls exhibit, set for today, Thursday, July 2nd from 4 to 7 pm. Additionally, A Select Rustic Show will also be open. [Read more…] about Reception For View, Old Forge Exhibits Tonight
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced the award winners of the Central Adirondack Art Show. This art show is a long-standing Old Forge tradition, showcasing artists throughout the Central Adirondack Region and beyond. [Read more…] about Central Adirondack Art Show Winners Announced