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The Floating Classroom: An Ecological Excursion on Lake George

The Floating Classroom

Lake George. Whether residents or visitors, we admire the lake, we swim in the lake, we ride boats in the lake, but it’s doubtful that we know much about the lake, in terms of its geological, chemical, or biological properties. We can, however, understand the importance of protecting it. Beginning Wednesday, July 7th, the Lake [...]

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History Meets the Pastoral at Albany Rural Cemetery

Albany Rural Cemetery

While you might not consider a cemetery exploration as a “day trip,” the Albany Rural Cemetery is considered one of the most beautiful pastoral cemeteries in the U.S., and certainly worth a trip, one you may even think about making this July 4th weekend, as you’re celebrating American independence. The architecture of the gravestones, monuments, [...]

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BBQ Anyone?

It’s summertime, time to break out that grill and get your BBQ hat on. We’ve compiled some tasty grill ‘em up recipes for you, so grab some charcoal and get that grill ready. BBQ season is here! I admit it. I’m not a lover of BBQ sauce, so when I first came across this dish, [...]

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Rush to SPAC on July 23rd: Canada’s Legendary Trio Is Coming to Town

Rush Live

Canadian power trio Rush will be performing at SPAC on July 23rd as part of their Time Machine Tour, which will feature a performance of their Moving Pictures album in its entirety. Rush is renown for their vast musical diversity, experimenting with songs of extreme length, odd tempos, and fantasy-filled lyrics, as well as various [...]

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On the Fringe in Keene Valley

Janet Millstein

Art and innovation go hand-in-hand this summer at the Females on the Fringe show at Corscaden Barn. The show, which runs July 2nd- 25th in Keene Valley, features the work of seven cutting-edge female artists, who hail from the Adirondacks and New York City, and contains a variety of abstract and atypical works from mixed-media [...]

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An Interview with Capital Zen

Capital Zen

Capital Zen describes their music as “alternative progressive funk rock.” The Albany-based group consists of Terry Scoville, 27, on lead vocals and guitar; Scott Hannay, 26, on keyboards and backup vocals; Tom Ryzuk, 29, on bass guitar; and Rye Wylie, 30, on drums and vocals. Scoville, Ryzuk, and Wylie met and formed the group Tree [...]

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Sushi Thai @ The Park: A Flavorful Fusion of Thai and Japanese

Sushi Thai @ The Park

If you enjoy Thai cuisine then you will like this restaurant. If you enjoy Sushi then you will like this restaurant. If you enjoy both then Sushi Thai @ The Park may be your new favorite restaurant. Located at the corner of Rt. 146 and Rt. 9 in Clifton Park, this modern fusion of Thai [...]

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Film/DVD Review: An Education (2009)

An Education

Based on an autobiographical essay by British journalist Lynn Barber, An Education’s fresh, sophisticated script provides an alternative to many of summer’s more typical Hollywood blockbusters. The star of An Education, in more ways than one, is newcomer Carey Mulligan, who delivers an evocative and multilayered performance as the overconfident and young schoolgirl Jenny Mellor. [...]

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Williams and Hingis Face-Off in Glens Falls on July 9th

Serena Williams

For all you tennis fanatics, two of the world’s greatest players are coming to Glens Falls. Serena Williams, currently the No. 1 ranked player in the world, and former champion Martina Hingis are competing in the 35th season of World Team Tennis. Hingis will play for the New York Buzz and Williams for the Washington [...]

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News from the Science Side (June 25, 2010)

B2 in Hudson

International Science Vuvuzelas, the horns that make that incessant buzzing sound at the World Cup matches, are almost discussed more than the actual games. Fans in the stands blow them, the commentators complain about them, late night show hosts use them for jokes, and viewers at home press mute when they can’t take the drone [...]

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