2015 Lake George Polar Plunge

Every year, hundreds gather on the frosty shores of Lake George in New York for a daring New Year’s Day swim, known as the Polar Plunge. On Thursday, January 1, 2015, that tradition continues at Shepard Park Beach where about 1,000 or more participants are expected to take part in the Lake George Polar Plunge. […]

Lake Life: Have You Fed Your Soul Today?

Recent home buying data suggests that buyers are placing a strong emphasis on how they want to live their life and not just where. More than just a roof over their head, a growing number of home buyers have greater expectations of their new home. Buyers are seeking a higher quality of life in a […]

Simple Tips to Keep Your Lake Healthy

A Buffer of Native Plants Preserving a natural buffer of native plants is one of the best ways to protect a lake. Shoreline plants filter sediment and chemicals from runoff, provide food and shelter for fish and wildlife and can slow or prevent shoreline erosion. Shade from overhanging shrubs and trees can keep waters cool […]

Pontoon Boats Surprise and Delight Many

By Kevin Falvey, Editor-in-Chief, Boatingmag.com. editor@boatingmag.com Pontoon boats now offer performance and amenities that compete with – and in some instances, exceed – these found aboard other styles of recreational boat. They still offer the traditional pontoon values: unrivaled space for their length, shallow draft and ease of maintenance and ownership. Yet pontoons can now […]

555 Reasons to Love Lakefront Living – Pinterest

Owning lakefront property is an experience that will change your life. It becomes a retreat to escape the hassles of daily living. The wildlife, recreation, and vacation feel of waterfront living will forever be a part of you. “We believe every human being that strives to enrich their lives and the lives of those around […]

Springtime Boating: Pulling Your Boat Out of Storage

That sound you hear is ice cracking, snow melting and the Northern Hemisphere warming up for spring. Can boating season be far behind? If you hauled out last fall, here are some tips to make sure you can re-float your boat when you pull it out of storage. Did you properly winterize your boat before […]

Screened Porches for Summer Evenings at the Lake

From TheLakeChannel.com Think about quiet and relaxing summer evenings at the lake, and the chances are that you will also be thinking about the screened porches you experienced them in. If you don’t have a screened porch on your lake home, you have probably considered adding one. Proper planning can ensure that you create a great […]

Downsizing: Could You Live In A Tiny Home In Retirement?

Is it just a popular misconception that retirees downsize to smaller homes? While some certainly do, recent research from the National Association of Realtors shows that the median square footage of a home purchased by people 55 to 64 is 2,200 — actually 100 square feet larger than the house they just sold. Even folks […]