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

Historic Adelphi Hotel Reopened on Sunday, Oct. 1

The long-awaited renovation of the historic Adelphi Hotel is finally completed! After five years, the revitalized luxury hotel on Broadway reopened on Sunday, Oct. 1, with a large crowd taking a … 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

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

Saratoga Hosts 31st Annual Victorian Streetwalk

Holiday spirit was out in full force at the 31st annual Victorian Streetwalk, held on Broadway in downtown Saratoga Nov. 30. The evening began with a tree lighting by Mayor Joann Yepsen that was … 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

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

SPAC kicks off this year's wine and food festival

Saratoga Performing Arts Center held this year's Fired Up! grill-off competition, the kickoff event of the Saratoga Wine & Food Festival, under the big tent on the Hall of Springs lawn Friday, Sept. … 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

Brubeck-inspired Collaboration of Music and Film from Pakistan

Modern day Pakistan, to most Americans, doesn’t exactly seem like the home of a flourishing arts and cultural scene. Indeed, after a 1977 military coup that put in power a dictatorship set on … more

New Troy Foundry Theatre is launched

The Troy Foundry Theatre, a new 501(c)3 professional theatre company in Troy, NY, launched this month with co-founder and Artistic Director David Girard at the helm. The mission of Troy … more

Truck heads south with supplies for hurricane victims

Hurricane Harvey hit Houston hard, then Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida. The Giving Circle, a volunteer non-profit based in Saratoga, sprang into action, organizing the Operation #WeGive2Trucks … more

Foods from around the world

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 … more

TRASK Art Show to feature work by 50 artists

Art lovers and art makers will come together Thursday to benefit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation. The sixth annual TRASK Art Show & Sale is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. at the Canfield Casino, … more

Send a student to The Color Purple at Proctors

Seeing a Broadway show can make memories that last a lifetime. Proctors has partnered with the Schenectady Boys and Girls Club and the fundraising organization Fundabilities to raise money to send … more

A Savory Feast of the Fields To Help Save Farmland

The 12th Annual Feast of the Fields is Saratoga PLAN's main event, featuring the extensive produce from Saratoga's surrounding farmlands, many of which are protected by PLAN's … more

Songbird's Saratoga Swan Song

The champion filly Songbird was retired Thursday, Aug 31, due to an injury. Songbird was a two-time Eclipse Award recipient as Champion 2-Year-old Filly and 3-Year-old Filly last year. She won 13 … more

SPAC’s new Live at the Jazz Bar

Saratoga is an old city with its own secrets and traditions. But sometimes, there’s magic if you shake it up a bit. The Philadelphia Orchestra opened its 51st season at SPAC with The Russian … more
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