Paul Larson and Glenn Pearsall have a chat, not in front of TV cameras, but before a live audience of book and history enthusiasts. more

Jul 28, 2016 3:49 PM Paul Larson's Spotlight

For years, skeptics have laughed and groaned while sightings and signs of an enormous aquatic rodent in the Adirondacks have multiplied. more

Dec 18, 2015 11:42 AM , Curiously Adirondack

Satisfying Adirondack appetites and quenching thirsts since 1933, the Belvedere Restaurant throbs with activity in the heart of Saranac Lake. more

Nov 26, 2015 8:55 AM , Arts & Culture

In Old Forge, on the Adirondack Mountains' wild and beautiful western side, the Pointed Pine Quilters have been getting together to make magic from fabric---and thread---since the midpoint of the twentieth century. more

Nov 6, 2015 4:30 PM , Arts & Culture

Hardy Adirondack Mountain folk chant 1-2-3-4 as we prepare to stay warm during cold, snowy winters that can last half the year or more. It's all about firewood: felling it, sawing it to length, hauling it out of the woods, splitting it more

Oct 28, 2015 2:20 PM , Outdoors

Tucked here and there among the celebrated Adirondack forty-six high peaks, lesser mountains offer hikers bigger bangs for the energy required to climb them. more

Oct 23, 2015 8:25 AM , Outdoors

Most of us have heard William Faulkner's famous line about the past not being dead. His wisdom is nowhere more apparent than in the Adirondack Mountain village of Saranac Lake. more

Oct 21, 2015 10:17 AM , Arts & Culture

Patient, caregiver, loved one…if you have ever been affected by cancer “The Last Drip” is something you want to see. A stage IV ovarian cancer survivor reflects on her journey as she undergoes her last chemotherapy treatment. more

Sep 30, 2015 3:35 PM , Local Stories

There are spelling bees. There are trivia contests. There are athletic games and lumberjack competitions. But have you ever seen and heard a moose-calling contest? more

Sep 10, 2015 7:46 AM , Outdoors

This Borderless North Online documentary short is told from the perspective of a youthful, otherwise healthy female in her early 40's residing in the small hamlet of Jay, NY, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in late 2014. more

Sep 4, 2015 5:25 PM , Arts & Culture

An environmental group accuses the state of pushing economic development at the expense of the Adirondack Wilderness. more

Sep 4, 2015 3:28 PM News

Jack LaDuke shows us a new a new way to explore the wilderness around Saranac Lake and Lake Placid by rail bike. more

Sep 4, 2015 3:25 PM Outdoors

Adirondack kids can't resist slimy things that hop and crawl. Join three warm-blooded young naturalists as they hunt for frogs, toads, and salamanders. Don't think amphibians are cool? Maybe we can change your mind. more

Sep 3, 2015 11:00 AM , Outdoors 2 Comments

If Thornton Wilder had looked a little farther west, he might have set his Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Our Town" not in Grover's Corners, New Hampshire but in the Adirondack Mountain village of Bloomingdale. more

Aug 28, 2015 3:08 PM , Arts & Culture

Saranac Lake's Pine Ridge Cemetery sprawls over a sandy hillside in the heart of the village. more

Aug 21, 2015 9:21 AM , Arts & Culture 1 Comments

In the Adirondacks, people love their pets. Some of them---the pets, that is---weigh two hundred pounds or more and thrive on pine needles, poison-ivy, and other delicacies you can't buy at the mall. more

Aug 21, 2015 8:58 AM , Outdoors

Out in the Adirondack wilds, we see plenty of butterflies: one here, one there, one on sunny days just about everywhere. To learn about their lives and lore and to see a variety up close, there's no better idea than to visit the Butterfly House. more

Jul 31, 2015 5:09 PM , Outdoors

Along a country road and down a long gravel driveway, Adirondack coopers Bob Hockert and Justin Bidelspach make world-class barrels fit for aging fine whiskies. more

Jul 16, 2015 10:04 AM , Arts & Culture

Curiously Adirondack: On a special 4th of July edition of Mountain Lake Journal we explore the history and natural wonders of the Adirondacks. more

Jul 9, 2015 4:49 PM Outdoors

Curiously Adirondack: On a special 4th of July edition of Mountain Lake Journal we explore the history and natural wonders of the Adirondacks. more

Jun 26, 2015 4:22 PM Local Stories