Day Trip to the Adirondack Museum
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Day Trip to the Adirondack Museum

The Adirondack Museum is as big and beautiful as its namesake park, and now with twenty-two exhibits, historic buildings, gardens, and special events and exhibits, it’s a place worth visiting again and again. I’ve been meaning to return to the Adirondack Museum ever since they did the big remodel a couple years back, but since…

A Renaissance Fair In New York City
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A Renaissance Fair In New York City

On one magical day in early October, Fort Tryon Park in Upper Manhattan goes back in time to the middle ages to host a renaissance fair – the Annual Medieval Fair. This time last year, I lamented that I’d followed my husband and his buddies to the Oompah Fest in Long Island, instead of the…

Tour The Lightning Thief Setting In New York City
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Tour The Lightning Thief Setting In New York City

The world of monsters and super powers found in Rick Riordan’s immensely popular The Lightning Thief has kids gobbling up  the 5-book series and filling movie theaters for the blockbuster sequel, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Why not take advantage of the interest to sneak in a little learning too? The Lightning Thief at the Metropolitan Museum…