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Fresh Seafood Comes to Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Captain Rick is coming ashore to Lake Avenue in Saratoga Springs, where he plans to drop anchor at the former site of Pepper’s Market and offer top-quality, fresh seafood.
Learning To Phish: A Review of the Madness
SARATOGA SPRINGS – When Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announced that the seminal jam band Phish would be playing a weekend-long set this summer, I shrugged it off. After all, Phish has been a constant presence in my life since high school. I didn’t care about it then, why should I now? To say I wasn’t curious what the big deal was would be false, but since I didn’t care for their music, I figured going to see them in concert would simply further my distaste for the group. To that point, I didn’t really know much of what was in store. I’d heard the stories, but I decided it was time to find out for myself
Could Changes Be Coming to Congress Plaza?
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The city’s Planning Board met July 11 to discuss two different projects that, if approved, would bring significant changes to downtown Saratoga Springs. The board did not bring either proposal to a vote during the meeting.
UPDATED 7/6: Fowl Play: Hattie's Owner Rips Centerplate Over Last Minute Relocation
[Updated: 7/6/12, 8:15 p.m.]
An update to an earlier story: Hattie's Chicken Shack has announced via their Facebook page that they will infact be involved with the 2012 season at Saratoga Race Course. The restaurant says they will be working with NYRA to make sure their customers know where they can find the Track Shack this year. They thanked NYRA for their "continued support of the local restaurant community."
SARATOGA SPRINGS – As the clock ticks down to the start of the 2012 season at Saratoga Race Course, one of the city’s most popular restaurants says they likely won’t be returning to the track, stating that a last-minute location change has forced them to reconsider their involvement.
RSVP: Reporting Saratoga's Various Parties for 7/6
Art Prelude to a Weekend
Being named ‘Katrina’ in Saratoga Springs, last Thursday’s TRASK Art Show & Sale at the Canfield Casino was a must-attend event. Presented by Saratoga Springboard to kick off the Spirit of Life & Spencer Trask Memorial Restoration Campaign, the benefit drew a crowd of more than 300 attendees and featured the work of over 70 juried artists.
Saratoga Springs City Council for July 3, 2012
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Saratoga Springs City Council met July 3 following five separate public hearings previously requested by the commissioners.
6,400 Hours and Counting: Local Senior Gives New Meaning to Retirement
BALLSTON SPA - Retirement for most people involves beaches, golf courses and finally getting around to writing that novel, but for Ballston Spa resident Katharine Winderlin, retirement meant something quite different.
Firecracker4 Road Race Kicks Off All-American Celebration
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Hours before the fireworks were set to go off above Congress Park, the Saratoga Springs All-American Independence Day celebration got started with a more figurative bang, as over 3,000 runners took part in the annual Firecracker4 road race.
Ellsworth Conundrum: Commercial Leasing Lags Behind Residential Units
MALTA – Ellsworth Commons mixed-use apartment community in Malta is a bit of a mixed bag.
Franklin Community Center's Food Pantry Facing Summer Shortage
SARATOGA SPRINGS – This summer, families all across Saratoga County are getting their groceries from a place they’ve never been to before: the Franklin Community Center.