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What's New In Saratoga

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Saratoga Race Course to Host Inaugural “Stars at the Spa” Series

This summer at the Saratoga Race Course, guests will have a unique opportunity: luncheon in the brand-new Paddock Suite with sports and television stars! This new event series, Stars at the Spa, includes admission to the Paddock Suite, a meet-and-greet with the celebrities, food and beverages, and race day program. Spots are limited for the […]

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Healing, Health & Wellness for the Body, Mind & Spirit with Dr. Sarah

A Health & Wellness Blog by Dr. Sarah LoBisco

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All About Essential Oils Therapy x 2!

(Access the show notes and the podcast links by clicking here.) We’ve been covering some pretty intense topics the past few weeks in my series on diet and wellness culture, food addiction, and eating disorders. This week, it’s time for a little break. I’m inviting you to sit back, relax, and listen-in to some scent-sational […]

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From Unique Boutiques to Locally Owned Restaurants: A Look at 11 New Saratoga Businesses

Saratoga Race Course is reopening, live concerts have returned to SPAC, and Saratoga Springs is ready to welcome back everyone who hasn’t visited the area since 2019. A lot has changed over the past year, including the opening of many new local businesses. Below, we’ve shined a spotlight on 11 new shops, restaurants, craft beverage […]

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Garden Goddess Sense and Sustainability

A Saratoga Garden Blog

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The 2021 Garden Season Has Begun: Check these off your list

Why The Time is Optimal for Garden Startup My garden calendar here in the North Country officially begins with Memorial Day weekend.  This year the weekend of rain was most welcome as we have had a rather dry  Spring.  I took the opportunity to put down my granular fertilizer and let the rain do its […]

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A Saratoga Blog by Wayne Perras

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Back After a Year…

Like a freight train getting rusty when sitting on a side track for too long, I creak back into gear…April 20, 2021…  (finally hitting PUBLISH on this in September of ’21…sorry for the delay– and I will be adding graphics & pix to this and other new stories as I go)… When last I left […]

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Mom’s Gone Wild!

Editors Note: The Seventh Annual Saratoga Mom Prom occurred last Saturday, April 13, at The Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs. Since your intrepid editor is blessed with a “Y” chromosome, Planet Arthur extends thanks to Paige McCarthy for these photos, and to Nancy Miles for this dispatch from inside this free-flowing estrogen extravaganza. – AG SARATOGA […]

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Living Well In Saratoga Springs NY

Saratoga's Holistic Health Forum Blog

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Announcing My New Featured Blog on!

Last week, you may have come to this page and found no new content!? The tragedy!! You may be wondering, “Where Oh Where Has Dr. Sarah Gone?” Don’t worry, I haven’t left you. I’ve just been prepping for an exciting and new direction for my articles, along with my amazing administrators at! Today, I’m […]

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Frozen Moments In & Around Saratoga

Photos & Photography Blog By Gail Stein

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Checking THIS Item Off My Bucket List!

Bucket list item: Go on a hot air balloon ride. Status: Done! For anyone who may not be aware, this weekend is the annual Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival, held at the Saratoga Co. Fairgrounds. Rather than “launching” into the many, many crafters and vendors who are participating all weekend, I would just suggest you […]

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Saratoga Horse Racing Blog: f!llies 'n mares

By The Alpha Mare Marion Altieri

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Take Your Kids (and Yourself) to the Rail: the Key to Caring about the Welfare of Horses

I was reminded recently of the single reason why I insist that horse racing administrators have it all backwards, and their apparent intent to turn race tracks into amusement parks is silly (ridiculous, even). The vehicle through which (whom) to turn potential…

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