Cupid Loves Schroon

  PHOTO  PAT THORNE:  Thought you and the folks might enjoy this photo of one of the sixteen squirrels who visit our yard during the winter. I have had fun photographing them trying to get the best picture. My first photo subject turned out to be our one ear squirrel.  This fellow is much more handsome. Enjoy!  Pat.

 

PHOTO  PAT THORNE:  Thought you and the folks might enjoy this photo of one of the sixteen squirrels who visit our yard during the winter. I have had fun photographing them trying to get the best picture. My first photo subject turned out to be our one ear squirrel.  This fellow is much more handsome. Enjoy!  Pat.

Romance is alive and well in our part of the 'Dacks. From fun date activities, to fine dining, our handy guide will get you in the mood for Valentine's Day.

We can boast -- among the many crowns Schroon wears -- one of the most Romantic dining spots in the Adirondacks: Sticks and Stones. Check out their special V-Day menu in our Food and Drink section, where you will also find the menu from Witherbee's Carriage House and the Winter Specials from DeCesare's Pizza and Italian Restaurant.

S&S is offering a unique meal for two: a Tomahawk steak for Two! It’s a massive 2 pound plus Certified Angus Beef Bone-In Rib Steak. The lads at S&S did a practice run on their BBQ and it looks delish.

This baby is seared on their grill and finished in their 800-degree wood fired oven! It’s served with asparagus and garlic mashed

At Northwoods Bakery, located inside Pinecone Mercantile, Edward will be featuring "Chocolate Bread" on Saturday, an excellent addition for your  V-day/ Sunday French Toast! Lisa will be baking Red Velvet Cupcakes and some yet-to-be-determined chocolate treats both Saturday and Sunday. Plus, Pine Cone Mercantile has a fun and romantic selection of Valentine's Day cards.

There's nothing as romantic as talking a walk or snowshoeing on our frozen lake. For those seeking more adventure the snowshoe trails are open at the Natural Stone Bridge and Caves.

The gift of massage is a unique way to show you care. Pick up a gift certificate from Donna Mellan,  a licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Usui Reiki Master and owner of the Schroon Lake Massage and Wellness Center. Call 914 400 8954

For a romantic field trip head up to the Saranac Lake Winter Festival – a not to be missed ADK Winter event. What are your plans? Tell us in comments.