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Today’s Reason….

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Today’s reason comes to us in a double dose from H.O.P.E. (Homes for Orphan Pets Exist). As a result of DZ Restaurants extending their Helping HanDZ in February (for details, see this POST, H.O.P.E. received a whopping contribution of over $3,400 – which will certainly make a lot of tails wag! But […]

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Learn About the Arts Through SPAC’s 2019 Educational Programming

In recent years, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) has been dedicated to expanding their education and outreach programs. Since beginning this initiative in 2016, the Center has increased the number of individuals they serve from 5,000 to 38,000. SPAC aims to double that amount by 2020 by providing even more unique programs starting this year. […]

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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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Reviewing CBD Oil and Celebrating the Harmonious Impact of Cannabis Essential Oil

    In the final review of my series on CBD (cannabidiol) oil, I synthesized all of the concepts discussed about this isolated compound of cannabis. I further explored how a combination of cannabis’ cannabinoid constituents may not only be more beneficial than CBD oil alone, but may also prevent some of the potential caveats, […]

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Garden Goddess Sense and Sustainability

A Saratoga Garden Blog

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Check out Frost Dates Before you Plant

What are Frost dates? Savvy gardeners plan their garden activities in our region by regional frost dates.  A frost date is the average date of the first or last light freeze that occurs in spring or fall.  Before vast sea of information available on the internet, local experienced gardeners would take the last full moon […]

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Around the Saratoga Springs Region

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Find Everything You’re Looking for in a Hotel at Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta

Sometimes a hotel just has it all: acute attention to detail, a centralized location, and superior service. That’s what you can expect from Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta. The hotel is tucked away in a semi-secluded spot in the middle of the Capital Region, away from crowds and congested areas, but close to all the major hotspots at the […]

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A Saratoga Blog by Wayne Perras

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Saratoga From A Distance…late November 2018

You probably know this, but One has to leave Saratoga Springs and the Greater Capital District once in a while, then come back to re-appreciate It.  Sometimes I forget that.  I’d been totally immersed in this area and my work for about 22 months without a break,  and was overdue for a different vantage point.  […]

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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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