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Top 10 Best, Not to Be Missed Things to Do in Albany: Labor Day Weekend Edition

Great New York State Fair

Top 10 Things to Do in Albany Labor Day Weekend Labor Day Weekend Events in Albany (2011) Come Labor Day there are a few absolutes: the holiday always falls on the first Monday in September; the fashion savvy will allow white bottoms to be worn one last time, and it’s an end of summer free-for-all [...]

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Wine, Dine and Drive with Italian Elegance: The Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival

2011 Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival

Saratoga Wine and Food Festival 2011 The Best of Italian Wine, Food & Cars: The Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival Exquisitely cultural. Shamelessly epicurean. Distinctly luxurious. Saratoga life is all of these things and more. The Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival presented by The Italian Trade Commission is no [...]

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Skating Legends & Lake Placid Residents, Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov to Receive Tribute at Lake Placid’s 1980 Rink

Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov

A Tribute to the Protopopovs, 1980 Rink, Lake Placid Skating Club of Lake Placid Pays Tribute to Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov When I moved to Lake Placid in 2003, I was immediately enamored of the historical figures that had skated in this town. I was standing in the 1980 Rink mezzanine one day, watching skaters [...]

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Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction, VT

Champlain Valley Fair

Champlain Valley Fair & Expo 2011, Essex Junction, VT Plus: Tunbridge World’s Fair The end of summer can sneak up on everybody, and many of us are still looking for that last opportunity for summer fun at the state fairs. The Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction, VT is a fair for everyone, and one [...]

| Posted in Around Town,Burlington,City Blogs,Events,George's Picks | Read More »

Top 10 Best, Not to Be Missed Things to Do in Saratoga Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day BBQ, Saratoga Race Track

Top 10 Things to Do in Saratoga Labor Day Weekend Labor Day Weekend Events in Saratoga (2011) Looking for some fun things to do in Saratoga Springs for Labor Day? We’ve got ‘em for you. Here’s our Top 10 List of the Best, Not to Be Missed Things to Do in Saratoga Labor Day Weekend. [...]

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Me and Lucy and Cinderella (Ithaca Blog)

Cinderella, Ithaca, State Theatre

Cinderella at The State Theatre in Ithaca Running to Places Performing Cinderella at The State Theatre Just yesterday a friend of mine used the phrase “If I had a nickel for every time…” and I, because I love language, started wondering about the derivation of this particular idiom. Where did it come from? Is it [...]

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A Different Way to Travel NY State: Cycling the Erie Canal

Erie Canal, Photo by Eric Moll

Erie Canal Cycling Stress-less Cycling along the Erie Canal The Erie Canal was pretty instrumental in the early economic growth of Rochester, as well as Buffalo and even New York City, but its downfall was rapid once highways showed up to replace it. I-90 actually takes the same basic path as the Erie Canal. It [...]

| Posted in Adventure,Articles,City Blogs,Day Trips,Features,National Travel,Nature,Off the Beaten Path,Outdoors,Rochester,Sports,Travel | Read More »

Go Irish: The Irish 2000 Arts and Music Festival

Irish 2000 Fest

Irish 2000 Arts and Music Festival 2011 Looking Ahead at the Irish 2000 Fest Ranked among the top 5 Irish Festivals in the United States, the Irish 2000 Arts and Music Festival is known for being a weekend of good times, good music and good beer. Over 30 acts will be performing throughout the course of [...]

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Anderson Zaca: Block Party Summer of Soul (NYC Blog)

Anderson Zaca, NYC Block Parties

Anderson Zaca’s Block Party Photographs Photos of Block Parties in NYC Brazilian photographer Anderson Zaca (34) has spent the last five years capturing some of New York’s most blissful summer moments. Children playing through the water pouring from fire hydrants, adults cooking secret recipe glazed meats on the grill and music streaming through the whole [...]

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5 Ways to Beat the Back-to-School Blues in Utica (Utica Blog)

Walker Brothers Circus

Top Five Things to Do with the Kids in Utica Fun Activites for Children and Parents With summer winding down, it’s only natural for children to want one last ‘fun day’ before heading back to school. Here is a list of several family-friendly events in the Utica area. 1. Walker Brothers Circus at the Herkimer [...]

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