Saratoga Living - Summer 2017 issue

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In this issue

  • Tomatoes for everyone!

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Tomatoes have never had it easy. Despite their sweet, bright and tangy nature, they have never been the star of the show. The truth is, we would be lost without them. Pasta would be plain without …

  • The Taste of Summer

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Libations from local mixologists

  • Essential Events

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Before there was Yaddo, female artists flocked to Wakonda Lodge at Wiawaka, for the unforgettable views—and some peace and quiet, too.Photo by Lawrence White WHETHER YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A …

  • Collaboration and innovation

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Dorothy “Teddy” Foster poses where the stage of a 700-plus seat theater-in-the-round will be built at Universal Preservation Hall—her collaboration with Proctors Theatre in Schenectady.Photo by …

  • ‘After six months, I really feel like I’ve come home’

    Monday, June 26, 2017

    As the new president and CEO of SPAC, Elizabeth Sobol is dreaming big. A veteran of the recording industry and manager of high-profile artists like

  • Gas station-turned-clam shop, moved and saved, now thrives as a bakery

    Friday, June 23, 2017

    The Great Bay Clam Company, up on cinder blocks, at its original location at 522 Broadway, the corner of Broadway and Grove Street (now Ellsworth Jones Place)—current site of the Saratoga Spring …

  • A dreamy Derby Party at the museum

    Friday, June 23, 2017

    Surrounded by the precious art and memorabilia of Saratoga’s National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, patrons

  • Mom Prom rocks

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Prom night returned with a vengeance on April 29 when hordes of 21-and-older women flocked to the Holiday Inn Saratoga

  • Caring, healing, and the power of hope

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Longellow’s Restaurant was the scene of a bustling celebration of hope and family support on April 27, as Saratoga Center for the Family put on …

  • Pasta and Puccini – an evening of extraordinary taste

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    You didn’t have to be an opera buff to enjoy the sophisticated, Italian palate of the Pasta and Puccini musical soiree.

  • Spa scoop — the cone that got away

    Monday, June 19, 2017

    Play the association game: What company or brand would you link with the word “Vermont”? Many would say “Ben & Jerry’s,” because that’s where

  • Get out on the water

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    Whether you're young or young-at-heart, a boat will make your summer more fun

  • From slaves to leaders of their community

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    In the half-century after the Civil War, small numbers of hard-working African-Americans made their way northward and became citizens,

  • ‘Clinton’s Ditch’ turns 200

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Whether you travel by bike, by boat, by train or car, or simply stop by for a short visit, there’s plenty to see, do, taste and hear along the Erie Canal this summer.

  • Ballet babies, jazz tykes

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    If the dread and horror you feel when school lets out for summer is in direct proportion to the glee your child experiences, you’re not alone. If the dread and horror …

  • Scribes of summer

    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Summer nights in Saratoga for the literate set means free public readings every weekday evening in July at the New York State Summer …

  • The Big 4-0

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The 40th anniversary of the Freihoffer’s Jazz Festival at SPAC is going to be a celebration of jazz, and the many roots and branches from

  • The Big 3-0

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The Skidmore Jazz Institute, which runs from June 24 to July 8, is celebrating its 30th anniversary of providing young musicians the opportunity to study with world-class jazz educators. Currently …

  • A few of our favorite things, Part 1

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    The staff at Saratoga Living dish on our favorite food spots and meals around town! Check back next issue, when we travel out of town.

  • Save the date for summer galas

    Monday, June 5, 2017

    Jon and Diane Stage Fowler at the SPAC Ballet Gala Reception at the Hall of Springs. Open your heart, your wallet, and your closet—for a good cause and a good time Gala season is upon …

  • Round table reveries

    Monday, June 5, 2017

    Saratoga Springs Public Library director Ike Pulver, left, is among the Saratoga area residents outside the historic Algonquin Hotel on a New York City literary tour in April. By Sophia …

  • Derby dreams come true

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Always Dreaming, in front along the rail in the first turn, went on to win the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on May 6. West Point Thoroughbreds, based in Saratoga Springs, is a …

  • ‘My uncle taught me three chords’

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Folk singer Sawyer Fredericks, at left, made his debut performance at Caffè Lena when he was 14.At 16, he won The Voice and had a SPAC gig. This May, he’s returning to Caffè Lena for a sold-out …

  • Grand Old Homes

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    We all like to look at other people’s homes; we are all curious about how people live.



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