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Peter Handke’s “Kaspar” at Skidmore College, April 28-May 1 »

Peter Handke's "Kaspar" at the Skidmore College Department of Theater. Photo Courtesy of Sue Kessler.

Peter Handke’s Classic 1967 Play Comes to Skidmore Kaspar at Skidmore College As part of their Spring 2016 Director’s Lab, The Skidmore College Department of Theater will perform Kaspar by Peter Handke, from…

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A Rare Screening of a Silent Classic Comes to Proudfit Hall »

Salem, NY native and silent screen actress Jane Gail

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at Proudfit Hall on January 18 Salem Resident Jane Gail in Jules Verne’s Timeless Classic Are you a fan of silent films? Are you fan of Jules Verne’s…

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The Ultimate Midnight Movie: Rocky Horror at the Wood Theater this Saturday Night! »

Tim Curry in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975)

It’s Time for Rocky Horror, ya Hot Patootie! The Beloved Camp Classic Comes to the Wood Theater for Halloween You loved it last year…so, you want some more? Yer damn right you do!…

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An Art Exhibit that Supports Farmland Preservation: Landscapes for Landsake, Preview »

A Landscape by Ann Fitzgibbons. Image Courtesy of Agricultural Stewardship Association.

A Unique Exhibit of Painting and Photography Preview of ASA’s Landscapes for Landsake Annual Exhibit Washington and northern Rensselaer Counties offer incredibly scenic views this time of year. The leaves are beginning to peak and the…

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Features

Donald Trump Elected President »

Donald Trump Wins the 2016 Presidential Race

Republicans win White House, Congress and Senate National and Local Election Results What a long, strange trip it’s been.…

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A Preview of the June 28 Primaries in NY Districts 19, 20, and 21 »

Election 2016. Photo Courtesy of americanballotbox.com

Upcoming Congressional Primaries in NY Districts 19, 20, and 21 Zephyr Teachout, Matt Funiciello and John Faso are Running…

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A New Direction for The Lake Theatre, with two Comedies for 2016 »

Poster for Almost, Maine, courtesy of Big Gorilla Design.

The Lake Theatre Produces Two Shows for 2016 Two Quirky Comedies are Cast for this Year’s season In a…

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Mathew Brady: Johnsburg Native and the Father of Photojournalism »

Mathew Brady

Mathew Brady’s Birthplace Mystery Finally Solved A Recent Discovery Confirms that the Famous Photographer was Born in Johnsburg The…

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Adirondack History: The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail »

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt’s Race to North Creek The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail in the Adirondacks It was September 6, 1901―Vice President Theodore Roosevelt…

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Grandma Moses: An American Icon »

Quilting Bee (Grandma Moses, 1950)

History in Our Backyard: Grandma Moses Grandma Moses: One of Our Most Celebrated Painters A self-taught painter, Grandma Moses,…

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Tahawus, the History of an Abandoned Mining Ghost Town in the Adirondacks »

Tahawus, NY. Photo Courtesy of Dave Honan

Tahawus: A Ghost Town in the Heart of the Adirondacks The One-Time Mining Town is Now a Nature Preserve…

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  • A Feathered Friend in Saratoga, Photo by Dave Bower

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  • At the World's Oldest Marble Quarry, Dorset, VT, Photo by Monica Sirignano

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  • Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville

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  • Schroon River, Chestertown, near Friends Lake

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  • Lake George Hudson River Protection Area, Warrensburg

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  • A Tree Grows in Pottersville

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  • Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing

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  • Lake George Hudson River Recreation Area, Warrensburg

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  • Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville, NY

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A True Visionary: Daevid Allen of The Soft Machine and Gong »

Daevid Allen: 1938-2015 Cancer Claims One of Psychedelia’s Most Beloved Characters Daevid Allen was a renaissance man from another planet. A poet and performance artist who spearheaded The Soft Machine and Gong, Allen took his ardent fan base into other worlds with his wacky version of psychedelic rock. Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1938, Allen…

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Daevid Allen, circa 1974. Photo courtesy of pastdaily

A Rare Screening of a Silent Classic Comes to Proudfit Hall »

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at Proudfit Hall on January 18 Salem Resident Jane Gail in Jules Verne’s Timeless Classic Are you a fan of silent films? Are you fan of Jules Verne’s classic novels? Well, you’re in luck, as the 1916 adaptation of Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea will be screened at…

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Salem, NY native and silent screen actress Jane Gail

A Rare Screening of a Silent Classic Comes to Proudfit Hall »

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at Proudfit Hall on January 18 Salem Resident Jane Gail in Jules Verne’s Timeless Classic Are you a fan of silent films? Are you fan of Jules Verne’s classic novels? Well, you’re in luck, as the 1916 adaptation of Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea will be screened at…

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Salem, NY native and silent screen actress Jane Gail

The Night Circus: A Worthwhile Last Minute Summer Read »

Magic, Mystery and Romance in the 19th Century The Night Circus: Book Review Living in the northeast, it’s hard not to feel a bit weary as summer fades into fall and the daylight hours begin to diminish. The cool evenings are a subtle reminder that soon everything will be covered in snow again, and the…

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Peter Handke’s “Kaspar” at Skidmore College, April 28-May 1 »

Peter Handke’s Classic 1967 Play Comes to Skidmore Kaspar at Skidmore College As part of their Spring 2016 Director’s Lab, The Skidmore College Department of Theater will perform Kaspar by Peter Handke, from Thursday, April 28 through Sunday, May 1 at the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater’s Black Box. This year’s production is directed by senior…

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Peter Handke's "Kaspar" at the Skidmore College Department of Theater. Photo Courtesy of Sue Kessler.

From The Complete Meal: Devil Dog, The Hound of Hell (Revisited) »

Devil Dog, The Hound of Hell (Revisited) Recounting the Horror of a Horror Classic By Jon Sanborne All right, let me start this off by telling you that the first time I ever saw this flick was on Channel 7’s “Late Night Movie” when I was a budding adolescent. I remember my parents were asleep,…

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Kim Richards, Yvette Mimieux and Ike Eisenman in Devil Dog, The Hound of Hell. Photo Courtesy of CBSy

City Blogs

Black History Month: George Crum, Inventor of the Potato Chip

Saratogian George Crum, Inventor of the Potato Chip »

A Beloved Snack, Created in our own Backyard How George Crum Created the Potato Chip February is Black History Month, the roots of which were established in 1920 by Dr.…

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Food/Drink

HINGE: A Doorway To Quality Beer and Entertainment (Northampton Blog) »

Hinge in Northampton, MA. Photo Courtesy of Hinge

Hinge: A Hip Hangout in Northampton Four Floors of Quality Beer and Entertainment Hinge is a fascinating restaurant/bar in Northampton which sports…

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Cafés Through a Barista’s Eyes: Who Has the Best Coffee in Albany? »

The Daily Grind

Searching for the Best Cup of Coffee in Albany Cafés Through a Barista’s Eyes Being a Barista is one of the best and…

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Meat Minus the Drug Cocktail: Chipotle’s Push for Better Pork »

Pork. Photo Courtesy of Care2 Healthy Living

An Argument for Antibiotic Resistance Chipotle’s Locally Grown Initiative The story about the food industry can start to sound the same after a…

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Time to Get Irish: Power’s Irish Pub in Clifton Park, Review »

Power's Irish Pub. Photo by Kate Smith

Power’s Irish Pub Gets Ready for St. Patrick’s Day Clifton Park Pub Wears Green Year Round It’s definitely the trend to push…

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Samantha’s Café Hosts “Soup’r Delicious” Recipe Contest to Benefit Local Charities » Get Cooking with Jessica Nicosia: Chocolatey Winter Comfort Food » Romancing the Grape: The Capital Region Wine Festival at Proctors » Bagging the Greens: Do You Know What’s in that Bag of Salad? » Trader Joe’s Coming to Albany » New Pizza Comes to Clifton Park: Top My Pizza, Review »
The Honest Weight Food Co-Op in Albany. Photo Courtesy of Groupon

Co-ops: A Great Way to Spice Up Your Grocery Shopping Routine »

What Several Area Food Co-ops Have to Offer Local Alternatives to Chain Supermarkets My dad is the only person I know that loves to grocery shop. No matter where he’s…

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Members of the bread family, which contain gluten. Photo Courtesy Dr. Mark Hyman

How to Deal With Gluten Intolerance »

Gluten Sensitivity and Related Health Issues That Crazy Little Thing Called Gluten Among food-related buzz words like low-fat and vegetarian, a new phrase everywhere: gluten-free. Forget peanut allergies which cause…

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New Outdoor Skywalk Planned for The Wild Center in Tupper Lake »

A Walk on the Wild Side at the Wild Center The Wild Center Plans a Treetop Walk Hinging on state regulatory approval and fundraising efforts, the Wild Center hopes to bring a new attraction called the ‘Treetop walk’ to the public by 2015. Similar in concept to the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped steel structure with glass…

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The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY

Boston Strong and the Aftermath of the Red Sox Victory »

A Red Sox Fan’s Reaction to the World Series Victory Can a Baseball Team Fully Represent the Character of a City? Does a sports team effectively represent the area whose location it carries with its name? For instance, do the New York Yankees represent the spirit and character of New Yorkers? If so, that would…

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The Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series. Photo Courtesy of solecollector.com

A Preview of the 2014 Food to Farm Festival in Glens Falls »

Organic Alternatives and Good Food in Glens Falls on May 24 Food to Farm Festival Comes to Crandall Park On May 8, 2014, Vermonts Governor Peter Shumlin signed an important bill that would require all food manufacturers to label their products that contain genetically modified organisms (or GMOs). The actual bill will not become effective…

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2014 Food to Farm Festival

Six New Year’s Resolutions Not To Make »

Six New Year’s Resolutions Not To Make How many stop smoking, stop drinking, stop doing something resolutions have gone to the wayside with that first cup of strong coffee and bottle of aspirin at the start of the New Year? It’s so bad in fact that it’s caused some of us to stop making New…

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New Year's Resolutions. Photo Courtesy 5 Minutes For Mom

Adirondack History: The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail »

Theodore Roosevelt’s Race to North Creek The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail in the Adirondacks It was September 6, 1901―Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was attending a luncheon on Lake Champlain when he learned that President William McKinley had been shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Roosevelt rushed to be by the President’s bedside. After a few days, McKinley…

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