Al's House of Sports Cards
Alex Itskov, owner of Al's House of Sports Cards in Schenectady, recently became an American citizen. (Lawrence White)

Al’s House Of Sports Cards In Schenectady Is A Collector’s American Dream

Newly-minted citizen, Alex Itskov, owns the area's coolest card store. Period.

A brief confession: At the age of 13, when my parents suggested I squirrel away my bar mitzvah money, saving it for my soon-to-be-bright future, I instead blew most of it on…

Triple Crown
Hall of Fame jockey, Mike Smith, aboard Justify in the Winner's Circle of the 2018 Preakness Stakes. (Maryland GovPics)

Justify Takes The Belmont, Wins Horse Racing’s 13th Triple Crown

Bob Baffert's horse goes wire to wire to win racing's most coveted trifecta.

“Test of the Champion”? More like “Proof of a Champion.” At the 150th Belmont Stakes—the third and final leg of the Triple Crown—trainer Bob Baffert, who first won horse racing’s most coveted…

Miss America Swimsuit Competition
The Miss America pageant has scrapped the swimsuit portion of its competition in favor of a question-and-answer session. (Donald Kravitz/Getty Images for Dick Clark Productions)

Miss America Pageant To End Swimsuit Competition After Nearly A Century

Miss New York USA contestant Heather Thompson weighs in on the decision.

Ever since the Miss America pageant first wowed audiences on the Atlantic City boardwalk in 1921, its female contestants have participated in a swimsuit competition. That all changed Tuesday when organizers announced…


Saratoga 20
'saratoga living' Editor in Chief, Richard Pérez-Feria. (Dori Fitzpatrick)

‘saratoga living’ Editor In Chief, Richard Pérez-Feria: 20 Is Quite A Number

Richard Pérez-Feria looks back on all the 20-year anniversaries that led him to Saratoga Springs—and the magazine.

By the age of 20, Alexander The Great had conquered numerous countries, Augustus Caesar had become a Roman Senator, Joan of Arc was victorious in war, Mary Shelley had published Frankenstein and…

Finishing Touches
An example of interior design work by Wilton's Finishing Touches. (Finishing Touches)

Business Spotlight: Finishing Touches Home Decor, Inc.

Saratoga area business brings more than two decades of experience to the table.

Shelly Walker’s award-winning interior design firm, Finishing Touches Home Decor, Inc., was more than two decades in the making—the result of her desire to bring the best-of-the-best in home decor to Saratoga…

Mazzone Hospitality
(Mazzone Hospitality)

Meet Your Neighbor: Matt Mazzone, Chief Financial Officer Of Mazzone Hospitality

Mazzone discusses how he and his team “deliver the difference.”

If you’ve been to a wedding at the Canfield Casino or attended a corporate event at the Hall of Springs, you’ve experienced what Mazzone Hospitality does best: make parties tick. Whether it…


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