The Behan Blog

The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 18, 2020

Hooves will thunder, but who will hear? We’ll reflect on Saratoga’s summer of silence, the national media’s loving attention to Lake George and the Adirondacks, and the persistent questions about mysterious rods of light shooting into fields in the Berkshires. It’s all this week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 11, 2020

What’s the homiest pandemic comfort food, why are there more squirrels and way too many lobsters, whose fine fare has arrived in the Berkshires, why you shouldn’t scream on a roller coaster, and how are your customers feeling … really feeling? We’ll answer the questions in this week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 4, 2020

For three summer weeks he toiled on the second floor of Jacob Graff’s boarding house, trying to craft an “expression of the American mind.” Adams and Franklin contributed, of course. So, too Robert R. Livingston and Roger Sherman. But Jefferson largely held the pen, and on June 28, his Committee presented to Congress the words that shook the world. We’ll take a look back and forward in this week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

June 27, 2020

A familiar trail comes to an end, but not to worry: This year’s high school graduates can handle almost anything, we think, because they’ve done so already. Plus, we’ll celebrate three consequential lives, visit with some large local residents in the wooded homes, check out Billy Martin’s old house and the new baseball rulebook, and sit a spell in an Adirondack chair. It’s all in Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye This Week.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

June 20, 2020

You need never guess about the weather at Lake George again. Plus, we’ll remember a Kattskill comedian, bring you up to date on the homes front, talk a little baseball, look at ways to make your workplace more welcoming, and give Dads the (almost) final word they never get. It’s all in Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye this week.

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A Nervous Master of Comedy Finds A Place to Relax in the North Country

June 19, 2020

In his six-decade career in show business, actor Edward Everett Horton played the role of Henry Dewlip in the Benn Levy comedy “Springtime for Henry” more than 3,000 times. He brought Henry to Army bases and military hospitals during World War II and to Broadway for a revival in 1951. Born in Brooklyn, he was a frequent summer visitor to Lake George, where his mother had owned a cottage at Kattskill Bay since 1916.

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