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The Gideon Putnam Reopens for Lodging, Saratoga Jazz Festival Announces Dates, and More News

We have some exciting Saratoga area news to share this week. The Gideon Putnam has reopened for lodging guests, dates have been announced for Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival and Opera Saratoga, and there are a number of events worth checking out too. The Historic Gideon Putnam Is Ready to Welcome Back Guests After temporarily closing, […]

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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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Canadian Fleabane Oil – An Oil with Many Names and Uses

I was recently encouraged to research Canadian fleabane essential oil when a friend and fellow oil lover asked me about its uses. Not knowing much about this plant, or its secondary metabolites, as a naturopathic essential oils doctor, I dove into the research. In my latest post, I highlight my main findings. I discuss: The […]

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Garden Goddess Sense and Sustainability

A Saratoga Garden Blog

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Take Back Your Gardens This Year

Do your cedar and hew shrubs look like newly shaped Bonsai plants after this winter?  Maybe you discovered your rhododendron has been stripped of leaves and buds approximately 5 feet from the ground.  Or perhaps you are out on your early spring inspection of your gardens and discovered the emerging perennial or spring bulb greens […]

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Thank You For Helping The Wesley Community Weather the Challenges of COVID-19

The Wesley Community provides exceptional care and compassion at their senior living community in Saratoga Springs. For over four decades, they have worked to ensure our loved ones can live their best life. When the COVID-19 outbreak reached the U.S., Wesley faced an unprecedented challenge to protect their highly vulnerable residents and frontline staff. Saratogians […]

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WaynesWord2

A Saratoga Blog by Wayne Perras

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REQUIEM FOR THE HAND-SHAKE…

REQUIEM FOR THE HAND-SHAKE…   I’ve been in sales –of  solar products, custom additions, new construction, & mostly, Real Estate– for over 35 years as I write this, and shaking hands– at the end of each appointment, each meeting, each agreement, each contract, each personal contact, each attempted deal, and of course Every Real Deal– […]

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The Daily Planet Arthur

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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 Saratoga.com!

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 Saratoga.com! 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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