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Egg hunt! All over the region, children will dash for candy and cash

Egg hunt! All over the region, children will dash for candy and cash

Sunday, March 29, 2015
The eggs will be hidden at Mike Lenigan’s place in Halfmoon today. The chaos will be easy to find.
 
Photographer reveals farm workers' struggle in modern Dust Bowl

Photographer reveals farm workers' struggle in modern Dust Bowl

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Let’s say you’re at a swanky New York party and someone says, hey, I want to introduce you to Time magazine’s 2014 Instagram Photographer of the Year. What flashes through your mind?
 
Rocco’s smart atmosphere enhances lovely meal
CLIFTON PARK

Rocco’s smart atmosphere enhances lovely meal

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Rocco’s positions itself as fine American modern dining with an updated menu, using locally procured provisions.
 
Giant telescopes able to probe deeper into space

Giant telescopes able to probe deeper into space

Sunday, March 29, 2015
The world’s largest refracting telescope is located in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, in an ornate Yerkes Observatory built in the late 1890s.
 
Taking chicken from frozen to delicious in under 30 minutes

Taking chicken from frozen to delicious in under 30 minutes

Friday, March 27, 2015
Despite its reputed speed at getting dinner done, the pressure cooker was slow to win me over. That is, until I discovered that the pressure cooker is capable of solving my No. 1 kitchen annoyance — frozen meat.
 
The newest fitness trend: Mixing it up
MIAMI

The newest fitness trend: Mixing it up

Thursday, March 26, 2015
The latest workout crazes promise to stimulate your brain and your muscles in new ways with barre plies in the air (think aerial ballet), dance cardio (think a night out) or a killer routine modeled after a popular cooking show.
 
Woodworkers teach traditional, hands-on craft
GREENWICH

Woodworkers teach traditional, hands-on craft

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
For a fourth year, instructors fro, Maplewood Center for Common Craft in Greenwich will be do demonstrations at the Northeastern Woodworkers Association’s Fine Woodworking Show, which is scheduled this weekend at the Saratoga Springs City Center.
 
Ham for the holiday

Ham for the holiday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
When I think of spring menus, I instantly think of asparagus and the fresh ham that my grandmother made every Easter. The pork was studded with cloves and slathered with brown sugar and mustard before roasting. And it made the entire house smell amazing.
 
Careful slicing, creamy mixture make scalloped potatoes really good

Careful slicing, creamy mixture make scalloped potatoes really good

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
With Easter on its way, my mind has turned to scalloped potatoes, always a big hit at a holiday feast.
 
Plants, statues intermingle for magical effect in sculpture garden

Plants, statues intermingle for magical effect in sculpture garden

Monday, March 23, 2015
There are a lot of larger-than-life characters inhabiting Wouterina de Raad’s garden.
 
Concrete gaining ground as decorative material in the home

Concrete gaining ground as decorative material in the home

Monday, March 23, 2015
Concrete has become a stylish medium in the home, thanks to interior designers and artisans.
 
Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

Monday, March 23, 2015
New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming.
 
Brook Tavern is a winner for upscale casual dining

Brook Tavern is a winner for upscale casual dining

Sunday, March 22, 2015
In the 1800s, when ladies and gentlemen took horse-and-buggy rides through the streets of Saratoga Springs, there was a carriage factory on the corner of Union and Nelson avenues.
 
‘Two Mommies’ is reissued; raised ire when first published

‘Two Mommies’ is reissued; raised ire when first published

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Today, Heather — of “Heather Has Two Mommies” — has a lot more company in books for young kids about different kinds of families.
 
Seneca Building, once city's tallest, remains an icon on Jay Street

Seneca Building, once city's tallest, remains an icon on Jay Street

Sunday, March 22, 2015
The block of Jay Street between Liberty and Franklin streets may never look the same again, but we do have photographs to help our memories, and we do have Don Klose’s model railroad layout in the basement of his Schenectady home.
 
 

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