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Children’s Literature Goes Wild at the Hyde Collection

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Children’s Literature at the Hyde Collection Learn How to Write a Children’s Book at the Hyde When you think of children’s authors, you probably think of Edward Lear, Shel Silverstein, Maurice Sendak, Richard Scarry and, of course, Dr. Seuss. Nothing opens up the imagination in a child’s mind like a good book and classics like [...]

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Things to Do for the Holidays in Washington County

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Things to Do for the Holidays in Washington County, NY 2011 Washington County Holiday Events: Breakfast with Santa, a Victorian Christmas, Caroling and Alpacas If you’re in search of some fun things to do this holiday season in Washington County, look no further. From a weekend long Christmas fest to a homes tour to an [...]

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Things to Do for the Holidays in the Lake George Region

Thanksgiving. Courtesy What's Cooking America

Things to Do for the Holidays in the Lake George Region, 2011 Crafts Fairs, Tree Lightings and The Polar Express: A Plethora of Holiday Fun this Season in Warren and Hamilton Counties As Thanksgiving is right around the corner (literally) as well as Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa, there are many holiday related events going on [...]

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Get Cooking With Jessica Nicosia: French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup (Video Recipe) A French Onion Soup Recipe that’s Easier than You Think The onion is your friend. Sure, it makes you cry, brings you to tears, but it’s so good for you, especially when used to make French Onion Soup. Basically consisting of onion and beef broth, traditionally served with croutons and [...]

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Saratoga Restaurant Week Kicks Off on December 2nd

Sushi Thai Garden

Saratoga Restaurant Week 2011 $18.19 for a 3 Course Meal at Participating Saratoga Restaurants this December So you want to go out to dinner but you don’t want to spend a lot. No problem, right? Except as soon as you open the menu, you realize you have to get an appetizer. I mean, they look [...]

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The Unshakable Spirit of Occupy Albany

Occupy Albany. Courtesy of We Are The 99%-Tumblr

Occupy Albany & Its Unshakable Spirit Occupy Albany: The Movement Keeps Growing…and Growing On October 21, 2011 supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City gathered in Lafayette Park to show solidarity. The demonstrations at Wall Street have inspired international protests of wealth inequality and increased support of social democracy. The slogan [...]

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Get Crafty this Autumn: Make Your Own Paper Leaves

Paper Leaves in Vase. Photo by Heather Pilmar

Get Crafty this Fall: Make Your Own Paper Leaves Paper Leaves: A Colorful Way to Bring the Autumn Inside Fall is finally upon us. Halloween has passed, and Thanksgiving is making a fast approach. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. I love to see the leaves change colors and the weather get cooler. For [...]

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Top 10 Things to Do for the Holidays in Albany & the Capital Region

Albany Christmas Tree. Courtesy NY.Gov

Top 10 Things to Do for the Holidays in Albany & the Capital Region 2011 Holiday Events: Holiday Season Gets Underway in Albany, Troy & Schenectady Albany and the Capital Region are gearing up for the holidays. Even before the first slice of turkey, the streets are adorned with Christmas lights and wreaths, stockings are [...]

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Filmmaker Christopher Phelps on His Film, Hanging from Infinity, Premiering in Glens Falls

Christopher Phelps on Hanging from Infinity

Christopher Phelps on His Film Hanging from Infinity By Monica Sirignano Baggage–love it or hate it, we’ve all got it. In Glens Falls’ native’s Christopher Phelps‘ newest film, Hanging from Infinity, the lead character (dubbed The Hanging Man) embarks on a journey to overcome his baggage from a past relationship. Sound like a familiar tale? [...]

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Sweet Veggies! Just in Time for the Fall, A Great Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash. Photo Courtesy of Good Housekeeping

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup Recipe Great Fall Recipes: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup Oh yes, fall is here and the sweet veggies are everywhere. It’s one of my favorite times of the year for this reason! I love going to the farmer’s market and seeing all the squash, pumpkins, carrots, sweet potatoes, beets etc. [...]

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