Saratoga Veterans Saluted at Hall of Springs Ball
The Veteran's and Community Housing Coalition held its 2nd annual Veteran's Ball at the Hall of Springs on November 12. The evening … Read More
Death Wish Coffee Profiles Saratoga Native, Featherbed Lane Farm Owner
Round Lake, New York–based Death Wish Coffee first made a name for itself locally—and  Read More
Spa Mirbeau Opens Crossgates Location
The next time you're at Crossgates Mall, you might find yourself in a robe and slippers with cucumber slices on your eyes.  That's … Read More
Feature Film 'Spy Intervention' Shooting in Glens Falls, Lake George Areas
Hollywood is once again using the Capital Region as the backdrop for one of its feature films. As the Post Star reported back in … Read More
Chris Hedges Gets Political at the Sanctuary
The Sanctuary for Independent Media was packed with a receptive audience on Nov. 10 to hear Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, … Read More
Izetta Jewel Exhibit Opens at MiSci
She was an actress, activist, and suffragist. She founded a political party and had dinner with Mussolini.  She lived in Schenectady … Read More
Share Your 'Birth Stories' at the Tang Museum
Do you have an interesting story about giving birth? Or maybe one about watching a baby come into the world?  On Nov. 15 at 5:30 … Read More
Holiday Campaign to Aid Hurricane Victims
The Giving Circle, a volunteer nonprofit organization in Saratoga Springs, has launched Operation: A Caribbean Christmas Campaign to … Read More
Don Byron Jazzes Up Schenectady
The Whisper Dome in Schenectady was the place to be on Nov. 3, as the 31th season of A Place for Jazz came to a joyful close with Don … Read More
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Heaven on Earth

If it's your first time approaching Top Rail Farm, home of Burke Equine Veterinary Rehabilitation and Therapy, watch carefully for the unassuming turn-off, a meandering dirt road punctuated by a …

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SaratogaArtsFest Throws Inaugural Masquerade Ball
Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? Me, before I figured him out. Admittedly, he was scary. As I stood sipping my ultra-icy … Read More
'Touched By an Angel' Draws Big Crowd for Hospice
The National Museum of Dance was filled with more than 450 attendees for Community Hospice’s 22nd annual “Touched By an Angel” … Read More
Dishing it out to keep children safe
Chefs from around the Capital Region came to compete in The Dish It Out Celebrity Chef Gourmet Challenge at Saratoga National, raising … Read More
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Sawyer Fredericks to perform at Saratoga’s First Night

The Capital Region—and the world, for that matter—can’t seem to get enough of Sawyer Fredericks. The 18-year-old singer-songwriter from Fultonville first performed in Saratoga at Caffè …

C-SPAN’s Week in Saratoga To Air in December

C-SPAN producers Ashley Hill and Tiffany Rocque got up close and personal with horses on a chilly fall morning at the Oklahoma track during their week of filming in Saratoga Springs during the last …

Finding his passion

Michael Panza is a living and breathing example of the well-known phrase, "pay it forward."  Many people are aware of Panza's successes with his award-winning event- and wedding-planning …

Thrill in the sport of kings

This summer, you have two ways to revel in the thrill of polo at the Saratoga Polo Association's Whitney Field, one of the oldest polo fields in the United States. On the general admission side, …

Meet horseracing’s men and women of steel

Thoroughbred jockeys are the people who make it all happen at Saratoga Race Course. Considered to be, pound for pound, some of the strongest and fittest athletes in the world, they steer …
A few of our favorite things, part 2

In “The Sound of Music,” Julie Andrews sings about her favorite things: a strange assortment including raindrops on roses, bright copper kettles, cream-colored ponies, doorbells, silver white …

Whether you're a native Saratogian or a sometime Saratogian who comes in for track season, you play favorites. That is, you have places that are fond and familiar, places that call your name. In this …
As temperatures begin to drop, it’s only natural to find yourself craving something that will warm you from the inside out. Sometimes you’re on the hunt for a nip of brandy or bourbon, but other …
In the autumn, the colors on the rolling hills of Washington County and the mountains of the southern Adirondacks rival anything you can see in Vermont, and New York’s backroads are more peaceful, …
There’s a particular deep, bright blue in the sky and a slight chill to the air that announces apple season has arrived. New York state produces the most apples after Washington state, and …
Upstate New York is replete with beer and beverage trails, and there are at least six beer trails that include the Capital Region. There is little doubt that this is a result of Gov. Andrew …
Take a culinary trip around the globe at the fourth annual Saratoga International Flavorfeast. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, pick up a "passport" guide at Fingerpaint, Broadway and Division …
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Check out these views of Yaddo in Saratoga – are there ghosts living there, as well as artists? See the spirits captured by Lawrence's lens under the pergola in the Yaddo rose …
Mack Brin Farms is the type of small family farm that a fictional girl would grow up on in a young adult novel. Its owners believe in “quietly farming” – working with nature instead of drowning …
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