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'Miserable'-y happy

‘Les Mis’ crowds a good problem for business

Few empty seats for weeklong production at Proctors

[KAYLA GALWAY / GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER] Les Miserables attendees wait in line and shop before the show at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
Photographer: Kayla Galway
[KAYLA GALWAY / GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER] Les Miserables attendees wait in line and shop before the show at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
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Peter Blackman had a problem most restaurateurs wish they had. The $35,000 motorcycle he has had inside his Schenectady restaurant needed to go. It’s been on display since March at various Mazzone restaurants around the Capital Region as part of an upcoming fundraiser, but last week was a bad week for it to sit proudly atop four tables at Aperitivo Bistro. “I couldn’t do it,” said Blackman, who shipped it off to the next Mazzone ...


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catherine9966
May 5, 2013
11:44 a.m.

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"'Les Miz' crowds a good problem for restaurants" would be a more accurate title. Did this reporter speak with retailers? Morris is misinformed; few folks stop in the shops when they are going to a show. Proctors is great for restaurants, but not retail.

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