The Behan Blog

Johnny Podres: Witherbee’s Hometown Hero

August 1, 2019

What does the rest of world know of the Adirondacks? Natural beauty, of course. Natural resources, sure. And sports. The 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid form the best-known part of the region’s sports tradition, but there’s more … from boxing’s Gene Tunney to golf’s Craig Wood and Alistair Mackenzie to baseball’s Johnny Podres.

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What caught our eye - 7/27/19

July 27, 2019

Shaken and stirred in the Adirondacks, travel tips on how to get to the most remote lakes, a big boost for Saranac Lake, and real estate values gone wild. Plus: Don’t talk to strangers and other things they don’t teach you at the Harvard Law School. It’s all in this week’s What Caught Our Eye.

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What caught our eye - 7/20/19

July 20, 2019

When rootin’ tootin’ cowboys ruled the Adirondacks, doing the High Peaks in six days, finding the hottest zip codes Upstate and the coolest in Glens Falls. Plus, a pop culture lovers hideaway and why Aristotle should be running your company. It’s all in this week’s What Caught Our Eye.

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Old West Adirondacks

July 19, 2019

For a generation of kids who grew up on TV westerns, Adirondack vacations meant tamin’ the wildlands for law-abidin’ citizens, survivin’ wild shoot-outs, savin’ lovely damsels in distress, hog-tyin’ outlaws and throwin’ in the hooskow. You keep your “Little House on the Prairie.” We had our “Gunsmoke,” as Pat Gormley recalls in this week’s The Adirondacks You Don’t Know.

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What caught our eye - 7/13/19

July 13, 2019

The sizzle of a Saratoga summer, a community investment pays off, a sweet retirement sendoff, the end of the Beetle, and a drive-in reels in the years it’s all in this week’s What Caught Our Eye.

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What caught our eye - 7/6/19

July 6, 2019

On this Independence Day weekend, we witness the fireworks among Founding Fathers fans, meet the human sparkler Boris Johnson, and recall the wise advice of TR. It’s all in this week’s What Caught Our Eye.

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