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Stay informed and up-to-date with what's happening in our vibrant region! We've rounded up some of the top Saratoga Springs news, including local business headlines, major event announcements, community updates, and more.

National Museum of Racing Announces 2024 Hall of Fame Class

front of National Museum of racing hall of fame

Nine new inductees have been announced for the 2024 National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame class. Check out who was chosen below, and make plans for the Hall of Fame ceremony in August.

This year's Hall of Fame class includes jockey Joel Rosario, racehorses Gun Runner and Justify, as well as historic figures such as jockey Abe Hawkins and racehorses Aristides and Lecomte.

Additionally, industry influencers Harry F. Guggenheim, Clement L. Hirsch, and Joe Hirsch round out the rest of the class.

The Hall of Fame induction ceremony is Friday, August 2, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.) at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in Saratoga Springs. Admission is free.

550 Waterfront by Druthers Reimagined as Lago by Druthers

The beautiful view at Lago in Saratoga

550 Waterfront by Druthers has been renamed Lago by Druthers starting in 2024. The reimagined restaurant consists of a family-friendly lake vibe right on the shores of the popular Saratoga Lake.

The Lago menu features items from the Druthers menus, as well as a wide variety of focaccia sandwiches and 16-inch pizzas. Their menu also includes a large drink selection, with specialty cocktails, beer cocktails, frozen drinks, boozy milkshakes, red and white wine, and classic cans of beer.

You do not want to miss Lago and their amazing food this summer!

Source: Lago Website

The Malta Drive-In Is Celebrating Its 75th Anniversary

malta drive-in marquis

Founded by Sarto and Leona Smaldone on July 1, 1949, the Malta Drive-In is celebrating its 75th anniversary season this year!

To thank movie-goers for coming over the years, the Malta Drive-In will be hosting special promotions throughout the season, such as throwback Thursdays in July and August, featuring nostalgic movies from the location's history.

The drive-in is located at 2785 US-9 in Malta, NY.

Source: News 10

Saratoga Springs Opens Parking Permit Registration to Residents

A parking garage in Downtown Saratoga

The Saratoga Springs Department of Public Works and Public Safety opened public parking permit registration to residents on Tuesday, May 14th. The permits come at no cost and they apply to city-owned parking garages and surface lots.

Residents can currently apply for a permit on the city's Patron Portal. Downtown employees will receive their own parking permit through a different process. Additionally, Saratoga Springs Library permits are set for distribution by the library.

Seasonal paid parking in downtown Saratoga will begin on Monday, June 10th.

In an article by News10, Saratoga Springs DPW Commissioner Jason Golub said that the permits pave the way for the seasonal parking program to provide a better summer Saratoga Springs experience for residents and visitors.

Visit the Patron Portal page to apply:

Source: News10

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