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Tag: Saratoga Springs

#TBT: Bob Dylan’s Shaky Start

He is undoubtedly the biggest star with a bona fide Saratoga footnote in his origin story, but the audience members at Bob Dylan’s first two shows here were, by all accounts, clueless to his talents. The softspoken singer was living in the Village in Manhattan in 1961, doing local gigs but unable to score anything outside his artsy neighborhood—a matter of his folk bent...

Here Come the Wedding Guests

The 2024 wedding season is quickly approaching... Do you know what you’ll be wearing? Whether the dress code is black tie, cocktail or the ever-more-popular festive, you’re sure to slay the big day in one of these looks from the Capital Region’s most fashion-forward shops. Photography by Dori Fitzpatrick Models: Claire Burnett (@clairewburnett), Taylor Blue Clarke (@blueizthecolor)  Styling by Carina Rodriguez and Andrea Zappone Claire’s Makeup by Sara Czernicki...
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Capital Region Gives Back: Michele Jennings, Executive Director, H.O.P.E.

Michele Jennings has always known she’s a cat lady. After volunteering for her local SPCA in high school, Jennings worked for an animal rescue and...

Capital Region Gives Back: Isabelle Franco, Volunteer Actor, Home Made Theater

Isabelle Franco has experienced the power of the performing arts firsthand. And she wants to make sure the next generation reaps the same benefits. Earlier...

Saratoga’s Ultimate Food & Drink Guide

From buzzy nightcaps and yummy vegan dishes to the inside dirt on each of Saratoga's coffee shops, no local food or drink was left...

The State of Saratoga’s Food Scene

The 2023 Saratoga racing season passed by in much the same fashion as track seasons of the last 150 years. Popular restaurants (*cough* Panza’s)...

Lucy’s Unveils Decked-Out Mobile Bar

Lucy’s Bar, with its bounteous décor, has been a recognizable Caroline Street fixture since it opened in the fall of 2021. But as word...

Milton Tavern Opens for Business on Geyser Road

Launching any business in the middle of track season in and around Saratoga Springs can be a sink-or-swim situation. For Milton Tavern on Geyser...

Howdy, Partner: Racing Syndicates Take Center Stage

These days, the Sport of Kings is no longer limited to royalty. Thanks to the recent rise of partnerships, also known as syndicates, we commoners...

Who Knew Blue Canoe: The Story Behind Saratoga Race Course’s Infield Oddity

It’s the question asked by most Saratoga Race Course first-timers who peer past the horses thundering down the stretch: Why is there a canoe...

Styling Summer at Encounter Boutique

I don’t know who decided that watching horses run around a track was an activity best done while wearing a fancy dress and fascinator,...

Bocage Unveils To-go Caviar Kits in Time for Track Season

Elevating your day at the track—or any summertime gathering—is now possible via one tidy to-go package. The centerpiece of these five-star picnic kits? A...

When Secretariat Lost at Saratoga

This year, the racing world is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Secretariat’s Triple Crown victory. But here in Saratoga, we remember the superstar horse...

Complexions’ New Brunch is Easy Like Sunday Morning

In the midst of a whirlwind Saratoga summer, it can be tough to carve out an hour or two to hit the spa for...