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Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,054
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
JP China

Nor do I. In the 55+ summers I've spent in Alton Bay, I've never gone there, and I love Chinese food. We have so many good places here in the NY metro area, I'd rather enjoy New England seafood when...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-15-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,054
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
JP China

JP China is also within walking distance from the public docks. Sandy Point used to have a shuttle van to the public docks when theirs were full. Maybe Ackerley's could get some diners that way too...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,628
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Parking

Due to the great turnout for the Winter Carnival, the parking was worse than for the July 3rd fireworks. The cars were parked past Sandy Point, and people were walking 2 or 3 abreast in the road. I...
Forum: Polls 01-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 68,608
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
The Russians Are Coming!

I'm now 66 (changed categories since I answered the poll) and have been at the lake since 1959. Had to laugh when I saw this movie mentioned. My grandparents took us to see it at the Colonial...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,140
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Facebook page has reviews

There are several reviews of the Lodge on their facebook page and also on the Alton Community facebook page. Most of the comments were from patrons at the soft openings as they officially opened...
Forum: History 01-05-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Glen Gables location

The Glen Gables was still there in the late 1950's when we first vacationed at Sandy Point. It is indeed the location of the former William Tell Restaurant, now The Lodge at Smith Point.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,205
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Franchot Tone

I maybe dating myself, but a friend stayed at Ames Farm years ago, and Franchot Tone was the name before his in the register. All the chambermaids were swooning.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,205
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Claude Raines

Claude Raines owned a home in Sandwich & is buried in a nearby cemetery. His home was across from the old post office.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Red Hill Cemetery

Red Hill Cemetery on Bean Road on the Sandwich/Moultonborough line has many old graves. I remember seeing stones with pineapples & willow trees on them. Don't know about Death Angels. The actor...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-13-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,291
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Yes, same management

Same guy as last year.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,509
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Good sign??

I am hoping that the apple pierced by an arrow means that the new restaurant will have Swiss cuisine again. Miss the sauerbraten & spaetzle.
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 02-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Here is the schedule

. The official poster
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,126
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Here is the schedule

This was posted on FB. I don't see anything about a pancake breakfast. Used to be at 8 am to 10 at Community Center. The Mason s have their breakfast that day starting at 7:30 am at their place on...
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 02-15-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Alton Bay Winter Carnival

Phantom,

Here is an alternative for Sunday.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,984
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Medicare nuisance calls

Since I was starting Medicare coverage in Sept., I have been getting at least 5 or 6 nuisance calls per day all with my local 772 exchange #. At first I didn't answer the calls as the caller ID...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-15-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,947
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Happy Anniversary

Best wishes Dave & Jane for your 48th Anniversary.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 11-11-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 41,750
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Welcome to the Forum!

The Soprano's BadaBing club is 10 minutes from where I live. Know your new area well, I had family & friends in Wantage & Branchville. Hope you still get to spend time in NH.
Forum: Getting Here 11-10-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,454
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Papa T's Tolland Ct

Joey,

Papa T's is by Exit 68 on 84 (also UConn exit). Heading toward NH, take exit 68 and make a left at the light at the end of the ramp. Go over the top of 84 and after the light you will see...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 11-10-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 41,750
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Which exit?

Islandbum, What part of NJ do you now live in? I've lived in NJ all my life (60+ years) and I have never gotten an Italian sub served with mayo... Oil and vinegar only! I'm from Bergen County,...
Forum: Getting Here 11-08-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,454
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
I'm with you

Papa T's also does food to go. I noticed a few local workers coming in for phoned in orders or they ordered to go at the counter. I usually leave NJ before 6:30 am and the 305 mile trip takes just...
Forum: Getting Here 11-07-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,454
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Rein's (NY Deli) Papa T's (Italian)

Heading on 84E Rein's is not far off Exit 64/65 in Vernon. On ramp stay right for Exit 65. Rein's is in a shopping plaza on the left about 2 or 3 lights up. Heading home on 84W, take Exit 65 and...
Forum: Getting Here 11-06-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,454
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
From away

According to the poll taken by our Webmaster, over 45% of the members replying live 100 or more miles from the lake. Most of us who fall in the >300 mile category travel thru several states to arrive...
Forum: Getting Here 10-19-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,454
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Trucks!

On the recommendations from my NH friends, I tried the 9 to 91 route heading back to NJ after Presidents' weekend. Travelled on Tuesday morning. Got stuck behind 2 tanker trucks almost all the way...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-17-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,217
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
"Go overs" no longer allowed

Here in Northern NJ, most towns no longer allow "go overs" in their building codes. In the past, you were allowed to do a go over as long as there was only 1 layer of shingles on the roof. Mine was...
Forum: Getting Here 10-17-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,454
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Thank you

Yes, those of us from NJ and NY use I84 to travel to the lakes region. We pay enough tolls already thank you.
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