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Simply Sidney, Saratoga's First Full-Service Florist, Opens on Broadway

In a bright white room surrounded by perennials, people and a peacock, Sidney Martin and Saratoga Mayor Joanne Yepsen cut a thick green ribbon with oversized scissors, officially opening Simply … more

Saratoga Author Jeff Durstewitz Publishes New Novel

The story of "The Devil's Room" follows an American writer who, after tearing down a walled-off room in his Irish manse despite warnings from locals, unleashes his self-appointed "life accountant": … more

'Live at the Jazz Bar' Brings Some Swing to the Hall of Springs

Saratoga Performing Art Center's Live at the Jazz Bar series began during the 2017 summer season. Sponsored by Freihofer's, the events feature live jazz music by renowned local, regional, and New … more

Adelphi Hotel and Double H Team Up for Fundraiser

It was a poetic night. Not just because there were two guys writing haikus on typewriters, though that did help. It was poetic because as one historic hotel was celebrating its rebirth, a local … more

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 raised $40,000 for VCHC, and proceeds will benefit the … 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  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 because Mirbeau Inn & Spa has opened a location in … 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 September, the movie Spy Intervention was scouting locations in the … 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, activist, educator, and ordained minister Chris … 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 for 10 years and she hosted Congressmen and Senators for … 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 p.m., the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore … 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 help people who are recovering from Hurricane Maria. In Puerto … 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 Byron, a composer, educator, and musician who is known for his … more

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 whiskey smash, he was on the prowl, pacing the lobby of the Canfield … more

Happy Halloween From the Saratoga Living Staff

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 … more

A Chef’s Night Out for Mack Brin Farms

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 … 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” benefit on Thursday, Oct. 19. Upon arriving, guests were greeted … more

Mad Men Creator to Discuss New Novel at Skidmore

Matthew Weiner, the Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director and creator of the popular television series Mad Men, will discuss his debut novel at Skidmore College Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Part of … more

Hotel Concert for Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

The Israel family, owners of The Inn at Saratoga, hosted a benefit concert for hurricane relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico that raised more than $10,000. About150 guests, including … more

Mayor Yepsen cuts ribbon at restored Adelphi Hotel

Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen officially re-opened the Adelphi Hotel on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, snipping a green ribbon that was stretched across the front doors of the historic Victorian-era … more
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