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2017 Tour de Cure for Diabetes Prevention!

Yesterday hundreds took to Saratoga State Park for Diabetes Awareness.

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Why I Can’t Wait For Chowderfest 2017

Let's face it. In the winter months, there can be a shortage of things to do. Especially, if you like to get outside but that's not the case at Winterfest in Saratoga.

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My Day At The Saratoga Fair

I was on a mission yesterday.....

The Saratogs County Fair kicked off yesterday and I was on a mission.My ultimate goal was to find and eat as many candy apples as my stomach could take...

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First 5 Beers to Sample at Saratoga Brewfest

With Saratoga Brewfest right around the corner, I understand it can be a little tough to prepare for the 200+ breweries that will be there, but I am here to help. I don't think I, or anyone, can will their way through all 200, but everyone needs a starting point. Here are the first five breweries I will be sampling before I begin to just randomly float around beer heaven for the rest of the day.

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Man Pepper Sprayed By Saratoga Police Has His Charges Dropped [VIDEO]

The man who was pepper-sprayed by a Saratoga Springs police officer had his charges dropped today and E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Attorney James Knox said they will be filing a civil case against the officer and department...

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Win, Place, Show-Off Photo Contest [SPONSORED]

Your Saratoga Race Course photos could land you more than just memories this season.

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Vstock LLC

Where Goes The Casino? [POLL]

Casino gambling is coming to upstate New York.  Such was decided last year when a ballot issue legalizing the Vegas-style operations passed a state-wide vote. At this point, it's just a matter of where and when.

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bobistraveling, flickr

Best Thoroughbred Race Horse Names

Considering I’ve spent nearly my entire life in Saratoga Springs, horse racing is near and dear to my heart. When it comes to placing bets, I’m “that guy.” I usually get there ridiculously early and set up in a shaded area with my program, “Pink Sheet” and pen. I sit there analyzing each horse’s stats like a mad scientist.

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Mega Hammond, flickr
Mega Hammond, flickr

Saratoga Race Course Giveaways 2013

The local heat wave will still be in effect as the racing season kicks off in Saratoga Springs on Friday. It shouldn’t have much of an impact on business, though.

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GettyImages

Run/Walk For Boston In Saratoga Springs On Thursday

Monday’s bombing in Boston was a tragic event. Unfortunately, sometimes it takes tragedy to bring a nation together. Although the historic city is hundreds of miles away, the Capital Region has united to help our neighbors to the east heal. One example of this is an event happening in Saratoga Springs at 5:30pm on Thursday.

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Menage a Moi, flickr

WTF??? Saratoga Springs Man Gets Ear Cut Off

A nasty altercation occurred in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday evening. A city man had part of his ear cut off and the side of his face slashed at a cook-out on Grand Avenue. Sounds like a typical BBQ at Hannibal Lecter’s house!

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Saratoga Beer Summit [PHOTOS]

Who knew that your dreams could all come true in Saratoga and all in one day! If you missed the Saratoga Beer Summit, which was the capstone event of Saratoga Beer Week, then you really missed out on some great beer and cider too! 

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Saratoga Beer Week Rare Beer + Cask Ale Event [PHOTOS]

Albany area beer connoisseurs were out in full force at the Rare Beer + Cask Ale Event as part of Saratoga Beer Week on Thursday 2/22. A dozen breweries were represented with some of best of the best and of course rare beers. We had some favorites for the night for sure and clearly so did all of the other beer geeks in attendance. 

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New Bar In Saratoga – Druthers Brew Pub

You can add “Druthers Brew Pub” to the vast list of eat & drink spots in Toga Town. As if there weren’t enough places to get drunk in Saratoga! The new pub opened its doors yesterday, located at 381 Broadway.

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Bomb Threat At Saratoga Race Track

According to the Saratogian, a dumb a$$ called a bomb threat into the Saratoga City Police Department on Wednesday around 5pm (my words, not theirs). The call was traced to a NYRA phone line at the track.

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Ben Duchac, flickr

Saratoga Ranks On CNN’s Best New York Hideaways List — Where Do You Rank It? [POLL]

In the Albany area we have several areas where we can hit bar/club scene. One area that CNN suggests hanging out is Saratoga, but what do you think?

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We Celebrate Opening of Saratoga Rack Track By Riding Interns in Hot 99.1 Derby!

Opening day at Saratoga Race Track is Friday. Gates open at 11am and post time of the first race is at 1pm. Should be a nice day for ponies and people, the forecast high is 82 with a 10% chance of rain.

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Doughboy Eating Contest In Saratoga Springs [VIDEO]

If you’ve ever been drunk and hungry on Caroline Street in Saratoga Springs, you know what a doughboy is. It’s a delicious tube of pizza dough stuffed with chicken, cheese, scallions and spices.

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Saratoga Race Track Giveaways 2012

Opening Day at Saratoga Race Course is July 20th. Gates open at 11am to kick off another year in Toga Town. The giveaways for this year’s season include some new additions.

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Naughty Typo In Saratogian Newspaper [NSFW PHOTO]

Saratoga Springs – horses, history and tits. I’m not talking about a bachelorette party at 3am on Caroline Street, it was a typo printed in the local Saratogian newspaper on Monday, June 18th.

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How To Bet Horse Races In Saratoga

I’ve lived in Saratoga for most of my life. Being a Saratogian, you can’t help but appreciate the excitement the Saratoga Race Track brings to the area each year. Opening day is just over a month away – July 20th. If you’re new to the area or never had time to learn how to bet like a boss, here’s your official guide to placing bets.

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Dougtone, flickr

Travel + Leisure Features Saratoga On “America’s Grestest Main Streets” List

One of the most beautiful areas to hang out, have a drink, get a bite to eat or just take a walk this time of year is without a doubt Saratoga Springs.  The historic downtown area is gorgeous and has something for everyone.  That's probably why Travel + Leisure named Toga one of America's Greatest Main Streets.

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Saratoga Teens Arrested for Fake ID’s From China

Saratoga Springs City Police arrested 14 teenagers yesterday for purchasing phony IDs from a website in China for $75 a piece. Talk about a buzz kill!

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