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CULTURE / ARTS

The Saratoga 25

Photography by Rachel Lanzi/The Content Agency In honor of Saratoga Living's silver anniversary, we selected 25 people who have made Saratoga what it is and who will continue to shape its future for years to come. From the couple that literally built this city to a star high school student with high hopes for her hometown, meet The Saratoga 25. Join us in celebrating these movers...

Checking in With Lucky Puppy Rescue

When Saratoga Living and Capital Region Living honored 10 noble do-gooders—who each represented a worthy local nonprofit—last December, one of the honorees went above and beyond. Dog lover Dan Graham partnered with local dog-walking Instagram star Tim Pink to help shore up donations for Argyle’s Lucky Puppy Rescue and Kennel—and ended up raising the most money of the honorees.   Five months later, we wanted...
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Meet the Man Behind Saratoga’s New Year’s Fest

When Saratoga First Night was canceled in 2020, it was a blow to Saratoga’s morale but, given the pandemic, was to be expected. When...

Your 2022 Holiday Book List

Picture Book: That’s Not Dasher, That’s My Dog! By Adalyn & McKenna Vidoni Need a funny Christmas story to tell around the tree? Grab a copy of...

Fall Into Six New Stories by Authors With Local Ties

MYSTERY  Witch Window: A Murder on Skis Mystery  By Phil Bayly Phil Bayly’s fourth novel in his Murder on Skis mystery series follows a television reporter’s inexplicable...

The Write Stuff: Saratoga Book Festival Returns

Bookmark this one, bibliophiles: The second annual Saratoga Book Festival is hitting downtown October 21 and 22, with engaging keynotes, panel discussions, readings, interviews,...

Saratoga’s Books of the Month

Nonfiction New York’s Greatest Thoroughbreds: A Contemporary History  By Allan Carter In addition to being home to some of horse racing’s most historic and important tracks, New...

How Terry Decorah Became a Rising Star in the World of Lego Photography

It’s hard not to smile when you look at Terry Decorah’s Lego minifigure photography. There’s just something inexplicably endearing about a ceaselessly smiley, tiny...

5 Summer Reads by Capital Region Authors

Mystery: Deadly Reputation By David K. Wilson Author David K. Wilson has just released the fourth installment in his Sam Lawson series. Part mystery, part comedy, the...

Live Nation Kicks Off its Saratoga Summer Season With The Lumineers and Zac Brown Band

It's only the first week of June, and already Live Nation has presented three killer concerts as part of the promoter's summer season at...

Ledisi Sings Nina: The 2022 SPAC Performance You Can’t Miss

When it comes to the sheer talent possessed by Ledisi, the genre-fluid powerhouse singer-songwriter who’s coming to SPAC not once but twice this summer,...

Mostly Modern Festival Returns to Saratoga This June

Mostly Modern Festival (MMF) was born when classical music powerhouses Robert and Victoria Paterson (he’s a composer, she’s a violinist) were looking for a...

Saratoga’s Warden and Company Releases Debut Album ‘Somewhere’

This past April, Saratoga-based trio Warden and Company released its first full-length album, an insanely catchy, sing-along-able 11-track folk/rock debut called Somewhere, to rave...

New Orleans–based Band Galactic is Bringing Funk to Saratoga Jazz Fest

While it was certainly great to be back at the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival last summer, the experience wasn’t exactly what local jazz fans...