For track aficionados, it's an exciting day when NYRA announces the Saratoga Racetrack giveaways. Everyone looks forward to learning what Saratoga swag they can collect each year. But last week when the 2012 giveaways were announced, eyes eagerly scanning the list realized one thing... there is no t-shirt giveaway!
June 2012 Archives
- Local Restaurant & Retail Coupons
- Free, Fun family activities in and around Saratoga Springs
- Saving on Organic & Wholesome foods
- Living Social and Groupon deals
- Digital Coupons
Saratoga summers may seem effortless, but in reality, there are a lot of busy bees working hard to make sure the summer starts right! But now that everything is smoothly on its way, take some time to relax with a customized massage-- or two! You could win this great giveaway, brought to you by Alison's Therapeutic Massage and Saratoga.com
Who doesn't love tasty food? And even better, tasty food that's good for you! But do you ever have questions about what's good not only for your taste buds but for your whole body, too?
Remember back in March when we told you a new parking garage was coming? Well, we have good news! The additional spaces are almost complete, and you have got to to see this picture of the (almost) finished project...
In the midst of Wednesday's heat wave, several of the city's business owners and civic leaders participated in the press conference with Mayor Johnson and SPAC President Marcia White to praise the festival's impact on Saratoga, and announce that June in Saratoga is now "Jazz Month."
It's the summer contest that everyone has been waiting for! Taste of Saratoga, your chance to win $500 worth of local gift certificates, is back!
Everyone wants their home to be aesthetically pleasing, but no one wants their home to be just a picture perfect shell. So, if you're looking for a way to show some personality in your home, head to downtown Saratoga to Homessence, the newest store on the block.
Summer would not be complete without a trip to the Saratoga County Fair. As one of the country's oldest fairs, locals have long enjoyed a day at the fairground, enjoying cotton candy, cows, and the County Miss Pageant. This year, in addition to the classic fair offerings we all look forward to, many new events and features have been added to make the fair better than ever!
The 2012 Summer Olympics will take place in London starting in July. But, if you're looking to get your British fix before the games begin, check out Putnam Market's new renovations, entirely inspired by an English cheese shop!
Eating outside is a major perk of summer dining. After months of being cooped up indoors at dinner time, we can finally take advantage of the many patio seating options Saratoga restaurants offer. Developments are in place for Seven Horse Pub and Hattie's to join the legion of businesses that offer outdoor seating.
The annual hat contest during Hats Off to Saratoga is not something to be taken lightly- competition can get stiff. So, if you're planning ahead and already looking for a way to edge out the competition, head to Saratoga's newest hat-making business, Little Red Millinery!
What's better than a good ol' BBQ? A good ol' BBQ that helps out three local non-profit organizations!
The Franklin Community Center, Rebuilding Together and the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga will be teaming up to offer a barbecue fundraiser to benefit all three organizations on Tuesday, July 24.
A favorite summer tradition of many Saratogians is the Freihofer's Jazz Festival. Today, the New York State Senate adopted a resolution commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Jazz Festival and proclaimed June to be "Jazz Month."
Last week's dreary weather was enough to make anyone want to curl up with some mac 'n cheese, some sweet potato fries, or really, just any delicious comfort food. Luckily for all of us, Comfort Kitchen will be opening today in downtown Saratoga.
The day is finally here! Spanish Bistro and tapas bar, Boca Bistro will host their grand opening tomorrow, June 12th at 5 pm. There's something special about this opening night you won't want to miss...
Looking for something to do this summer? Be sure to visit the Saratoga County Fairgrounds for some fun-filled events through June and July!
Do you have a beauty queen toddling around your home? Whether she's saying, "GooGoo-GaGa," or listening to Lady Gaga on her iPod, there is a category for a wide range of ages in the 2012 Saratoga County Fair Pageant -- from 12 months to 21 years old!
If know a little girl who lives in Saratoga County and would be perfect for the pageant, read on, and you'll find all the details on entry, prizes and more.
Each year Vogue releases a list of 30 "music-,art-, culture-, and culinary-packed ways" to spend the summer months. This year, the famous style magazine mentioned a trip to Saratoga in the list!
The 171st Saratoga County Fair will be filled with tractor pulls, beauty pageants and even a shark show! But beyond this traditional fair fare, the glitz of pageants, and the glamour of sharks, Fair officials are inviting local students to enter their school projects to be exhibited at the fair.
Looking to kick the summer off in an artsy way? Look no further than the SaratogaArtsFest from June 7 to 10!
This annual four-day festival celebrates the arts by featuring artists of all kind - dancers, filmographers, authors, musicians, and actors and actresses.
Throughout the weekend, visitors can stroll through the streets of Saratoga Springs, listening to and seeing different local and national artists perform.
The festival, in its sixth year, will have some new features this time around!