Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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Hurricane Grill & Wings to open at Great Escape Lodge

Chronicle reporter Ben Westcott writes: Six Flags Great Escape Lodge announced that Florida-based chain Hurricane Grill & Wings will open this summer as its new flagship dining option.

The press release said Hurricane Grill & Wings, with almost 50 locations, is known for its “jumbo, fresh wings, featuring more than 35 signature sauces and rubs” and its “laid-back vibe.”

Hurricane Grill & Wings will not occupy the space of the …

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Winter’s Dream: How $3-million from occupancy tax was spent

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Chronicle filed a FOIL [Freedom of Information Law] request to learn how the Warren County Winter Coalition spent $3-million in allocated county occupancy tax to launch Winter’s Dream by Moment Factory at Fort William Henry. It ran from December 8 to March 9.

Some $2,692,658 of the $3-million was disbursed from August through December, as recorded in invoices provided to The Chronicle by …

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Zander: Late snow extended his ski season; to West during storm, to Vt’s Stratton Sunday

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Spring’s official arrival brought the best ski days of the year.

I had all but given up on getting back on the mountain this season — until sitting in my apartment Saturday morning.

Big snow. I gotta go to West, I decided.

I’d never skied fresh powder before. Or skied during a snowstorm.

I drove to West Mountain by myself in the midst of …

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‘Sticker shock,’ but Oc Tax advances to fund $1 million Joseph Warren Museum in Qby

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Members of the Warren County Facilities Committee cited “sticker shock” over construction bids nearing $1 million — $996,000, exactly — for the proposed Joseph Warren Museum and Visitor Center.

The County Facilities Committee forwarded the museum proposal to the Tourism and Occupancy Tax Committee, which approved “up to $800,000” in socalled Bed Tax funding for the museum.

The target site is a vacant house …

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Prom time!

We asked area schools — “Where’s the Prom?” Here’s some of what we learned!

Queensbury: The Q; Pics in GF City Park

Saturday April 13, 7-11 p.m. at The Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls.
Tickets: $45. Event: Students will enjoy dinner, dancing and Queensbury Photobooth. Prom colors are Black, Gold & Silver.
Entertainment: Matt Roberts with Illuminated Audio.
Spartan Promenade, 5:30 p.m. in City Park …

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