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The 5-Reasons to Plan a Winter Escape to Lake Placid

The 5-Reasons to Plan a Winter Escape to Lake Placid

In the middle of the 7 million acres of “forever” wilderness, visitors to New York’s Adirondacks can discover the small town of Lake Placid, New York. Popular for hosting two winter Olympic Games (1932 and 1980), the town is most notable for the Miracle on Ice, but I discovered more than just Olympic History. My […]

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Sunset Sunday-A Sunset in Marathon, New York

Sunset Sunday-A Sunset in Marathon, New York

Returning from a road trip, I pulled off Interstate 81 in the small town of Marathon, New York for some fuel, dinner and what else… a sunset. The small town was nothing like the New York City Marathon being held this Sunday. New York City Marathon Sunday Marathon Sunday in New York City is one […]

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Survival Training in Central Park–The Scottish Way with Bear Grylls

Survival Training in Central Park–The Scottish Way with Bear Grylls

Sarabeth’s, a restaurant on Central Park South in New York, is a perfect place for a Manhattan weekday breakfast; oh the fresh-baked muffins, scones and more… but it’s not the place I’d expect to meet instructors from the Bear Grylls Survival Academy.  After a few cups of coffee and a savory meal, I realized that […]

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the 5-Photos of Buffalo, New York

the 5-Photos of Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, New York surprised. It did. I didn’t expect to see a city with so much historical treasure, especially with its architecture nor did I expect to see a city in the midst of a major resurgence. Yes, Buffalo surprised me during few days first as a volunteer for the New York Special Olympics and […]

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A Volunteer’s View from the New York Special Olympics Summer Games held in Buffalo, NY

A Volunteer’s View from the New York Special Olympics Summer Games held in Buffalo, NY

  The New York Special Olympics games are the sixth-largest Special Olympics gathering in the world. I’ve been a supporter for many years, but this year I just couldn’t write the check and call that the extent of my donation. No, I decided to volunteer. I took the pilgrimage from the hustling, bustling city of […]

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Sunset Sunday-The Canalside Waterfront in Buffalo, New York

Sunset Sunday-The Canalside Waterfront in Buffalo, New York

I arrived to the Liberty Hound just before sunset. The restaurant adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, the largest inland naval park in the U.S, in the canalside district provided both outdoor and indoor seating for dinner. I chose indoors (available), placed my order, and then quickly headed outdoors with […]

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Postcard-God Bless Buffalo, America

Postcard-God Bless Buffalo, America

Behind this wall, the brick wall of the Anchor Bar on Main Street in Buffalo, New York the very first Buffalo wing was created and served in 1960s. Now it is a must visit when coming to Buffalo. So on a day America celebrates its birthday, and many people will say or even sing God […]

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A Night in Midtown East Manhattan at One UN New York

A Night in Midtown East Manhattan at One UN New York

I have spent many nights in New York City and many of those nights have been in Midtown East or Murray Hill. Yet none of those nights were in a hotel until recently when I checked in to the Millennium property – One UN New York. I rolled my suitcase across town to my old […]

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