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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.I only got to one but kudos to me for big aspirations...
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 …
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.
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, …
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.
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 i…
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!
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!
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 o…
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.
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.
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.
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 nev…