Colorful air-work

By Greg Johnson An annual event returns to Shanty Creek Resorts later this month, brightening the Bellaire sky with air balloons. Hot air balloonists take to the sky in colorful splendor once again during the third annual Balloons Over Bellaire community event on Aug. 25 and Aug. 26, and host…

On the Green with Bucks Run’s Jon Conklin

By Mary Winowiecki [caption id="attachment_520" align="alignright" width="300"] Putting Course[/caption] Jon Conklin, a Professional Golf Association member, may have had his start in the private side of the golf industry, but for the past nine years his attention has been fully focused on creating the most enjoyable public golfing experience possible.…

Mountain calling

Crystal Mountain is a year-round resort playground. When the changing autumnal leaves replace the rich, green-lined fairways, even the most stalwart of golfers—who still linger on the course despite the coming chill—leave both the course and season behind as their minds inevitably turn to thoughts of winter months. Surrounded by…