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A cob to remember: Toppings add jazz to your corn

A cob to remember: Toppings add jazz to your corn

Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so many of us enjoy fresh-picked corn on the cob.

The best fast food, according to the world’s finest chefs

The best fast food, according to the world’s finest chefs

What do celebrity chefs eat when they crave fast food?

Some wireless keyboards make you a mark for hackers

Some wireless keyboards make you a mark for hackers

Several low-cost wireless keyboards make it easy for hackers to find a way into your personal data.

Hawkwood digs help to ‘acquaint people with history’

BALLSTON

Hawkwood digs help to ‘acquaint people with history’

It didn’t take the enthusiastic volunteers long to start finding things buried in the soil around the ruins of the old Hawkwood Mansion this past weekend.

Two children died over the weekend in hot cars, 682 since 1998

Half of them were under two years old, meaning they would never have the chance to read a book, attend school, have first-date jitters or explore their passions.

How a massive lobster was rescued from its fate at a South Florida restaurant

How a massive lobster was rescued from its fate at a South Florida restaurant

And, according to reports, Larry the lobster is headed to a new destination, too -- the Maine State Aquarium.

Marty Wade: A garage band’s best friend

Marty Wade: A garage band’s best friend

If local bands landed gigs at schools, fire halls or town parks, Marty was the guy on stage — in a loud rock star jacket — belting out introductions.

Aunt Ronnie’s gets back to the basics

Aunt Ronnie’s gets back to the basics

I remember the Brandywine Diner as my stop for the guilty pleasure of a grilled cinnamon horn on my way to lunch at Petta’s on Duane Avenue. Superfluous, delicious, unnecessary—and heavenly.

The band plays on: Union Fire Company in Ballston Spa keeps tradition alive

The band plays on: Union Fire Company in Ballston Spa keeps tradition alive

Eleven musicians sat in a half circle inside Ballston Spa’s Union Fire Company No. 2. The trumpets and piccolo were ready. So were the clarinets, bells and baritone horns.

App finds someone to clear up after your dog

App finds someone to clear up after your dog

What do you get when you combine a population too busy to look up from its smartphones, a "one-tap economy" and 78 million pet dogs?

Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

Anticipation for the 148th opening day at Saratoga Race Course came to a head Friday morning as locals and out-of-towners alike thronged the Spa City to join in the long-standing upstate tradition.

Politics, fashion make strange bedfellows

Politics, fashion make strange bedfellows

Republican politics hasn’t been the only elephant in the room this week at the party’s national convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Six sassy summer salads

Six sassy summer salads

Help me, world. It’s tough enough to find the time to cook in summer. Who wants the heat, too?

Medal-winning makeover: Add a splash of Rio to your home

Medal-winning makeover: Add a splash of Rio to your home

Almost no other country will be dominating headlines in these upcoming months more than Brazil.

Emergency call to British police: 'Somebody stole my Pokémon'

A Pokémon Go player called the police to report his missing cartoon monster.

As Powerball climbs close to $400M, past lottery winners offer tips

As Powerball climbs close to $400M, past lottery winners offer tips

The Powerball has swelled to another hefty jackpot--these past winners have some sage advice if you hit it big.

Drone-fired peanut butter pellets: A government plan to save endangered ferrets

Drone-fired peanut butter pellets: A government plan to save endangered ferrets

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to use unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones, to rain peanut-butter pellets down on northeast Montana. The tasty ammunition is laced with a vaccine against the plague. The targets are prairie dogs that are commonly afflicted with the disease.

2 West Bar & Grille features unique combinations expertly cooked

SARATOGA SPRINGS

2 West Bar & Grille features unique combinations expertly cooked

Gastropubs, or bar-restaurant combos serving high-end beer and food, started in the Capital Region with Brown & Moran’s in Troy in 1993. This latest and polished example also features a New Urbanism setting, mixing business and living in compact spaces in a luxury apartment complex on the west side of Saratoga Springs.

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Flirty, elegant and oh so fashionable. It’s fascinator season in Saratoga Springs. This summer, you can create your own little cocktail hat with a new book by Hannah Scheidig, a milliner in Edinburgh, Scotland, who has taught hundreds of women how to make them.

Pokemon Go was an April Fool's joke before it became a huge hit

Pokemon Go was an April Fool's joke before it became a huge hit

Pokemon Go, the location-based mobile game that has become a massive hit, began as an April Fool's joke.

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