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The Top 10 Best, Not to Be Missed Things to Do in Saratoga (Week of May 30-June 5, 2011)

Lupine Festival at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park

Things to Do in Saratoga (Week of May 30-June 5, 2011) Memorial Day may be the only holiday that you’re not sad to see pass by, because it means the beginning of true blue summer fun, with BBQs, beach trips, and picnics galore. That being said, you’ll definitely want to check out all the cool [...]

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Ray LaMontagne at SPAC

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne Coming to SPAC, June 3, 2011 Ray LaMontagne had a musical epiphany at age 20 as he was jolted awake to Stephen Stills’ song “Tree Top Flyer” on the radio. He quit his job at a shoe factory, bought the Stills Alone album and traded his vintage VW bus for a vintage Martin [...]

| Posted in Around Town,Arts/Entertainment,City Blogs,Events,George's Picks,Music,Reviews,Saratoga Springs,Shows | Read More »

The Top 10 Best, Not to Be Missed Things to do in Albany (Week of May 30-June 5, 2011)

33rd Annual Freihofer’s Run For Women 2011

Things to Do in Albany & the Capital Region (May 30-June 5, 2011) This week is going to be a good week. For starters, it’s only a four-day work week, (hope everyone had a great MDW), and it’s unofficially the start of the summer season – weather wise and with what we’ve got lined up [...]

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The Dandelion: Ruthless Invader or Superfood?

Dandelions

The Dandelion: Ruthless Invader or Superfood? For most home gardeners, the dandelion is one of the most frustrating perennial weeds out there. If not the most frustrating, certainly the most ubiquitous. And there’s really no fighting it. The slightest breath of wind can send hundreds of tiny seeds floating several miles from a single flower [...]

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Weekly World News Roundup (May 31, 2011)

Weekly World News Roundup (May 31, 2011) E.Coli Outbreak Caused by Cucumbers Worsens GERMANY: Over a dozen people have died following a deadly E. Coli outbreak in Western Europe. The virus is being spread by tainted cucumbers which are thought to originate in Spain. It is feared the outbreak will continue to spread as Spanish [...]

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An Interview with Kathleen Carroll, Artistic Director of the Lake Placid Film Forum & Former NY Daily News Film Critic

Kathleen Carroll

Kathleen Carroll Talks about the Lake Placid Film Forum By Monica Sirignano and Dave Bower Kathleen Carroll spent almost three decades working as a NY Daily News film critic. Among her many credits, including interviews with some of film’s biggest stars, such as Clint Eastwood, Federico Fellini, Natalie Wood, Peter Sellers, Woody Allen and Robert [...]

| Posted in Arts/Entertainment,City Blogs,Features,Film,Interviews,Interviews,Lake Placid,Lake Placid Film Forum,Lake Placid Film Forum Special | Read More »

The Busker’s Ball Invades Northampton: Review (Northampton Blog)

The Blue Cooler Man

The Busker’s Ball, Review Saturday the 21st of May, Northampton’s streets were filled with the sounds and sights of street performers for The Busker’s Ball. The all day event organized by the arts centered C3 Collective treated wanderers-by with a mixed bag of entertainment. The event operated in four different locations throughout Northampton. Flags made [...]

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Get Cooking with Jessica Nicosia: Quick and Easy Party Snacks

Get Cooking with Jessica Nicosia: Quick and Easy Party Snacks Summer means barbeques and parties. Hot dogs and hamburgers aside, what really makes a party are the snacks. It’s easy to go to the store and grab a bag of pretzels and chips, but what makes a party really special are those homemade treats. In [...]

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Taste of Syracuse to Feature Gregg Allman & Over 40 Bands (Syracuse Blog)

Taste of Syracuse, Gregg Allman

Taste of Syracuse 2011: Food, Music & More This weekend downtown Syracuse will be filled with the nonstop sounds and smells of pure local talent. The Taste of Syracuse festival, which takes place on June 3rd and 4th, 2011 is no doubt one of the most anticipated events of the summer. Free admittance and food [...]

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Best Cheap Eats in Lake Placid

Cheap Eats, Lake Placid

Cheap Eats in Lake Placid: Where to Go for an Inexpensive Meal With its beautiful scenery, amazing history, and many activity options, Lake Placid is a fantastic place to visit; but where do you eat? Luckily there are several restaurants and cafes where the weary traveler can find less expensive options. Here’s our picks for [...]

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