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Man, 90 and blind, an expert cane chair repairman
KANSAS CITY, Mo.

Man, 90 and blind, an expert cane chair repairman

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Revelle Lee learned caning when he was 11 and has spent nearly eight decades perfecting a craft mostly lost in a modern world.
 
Nové wins points for salad, pizza

Nové wins points for salad, pizza

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
If you’ve driven north up Route 9 from Saratoga Springs, you’ve seen this place. A larger-than-life-sized statue of a rearing black stallion looms outside the one-story white building. In the summer, you can play bocce behind the restaurant.
 
Artist seeks out bells and their stories

Artist seeks out bells and their stories

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Julie Dawson has found strange and quirky bells in all corners of dozens of countries: at a hospital in Norway, a farm in Cambodia, even at the New York Stock Exchange.
 
Schuyler Flatts an outdoor haven in Colonie
COLONIE

Schuyler Flatts an outdoor haven in Colonie

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
The Schuyler Flatts Cultural Park is a mostly clear and open parcel of land in the town of Colonie between Broadway and Interstate 787, with a small pavilion and a paved walking trail around the park’s 12 acres.
 

Star Talk: Distant moons could hold frozen reservoirs

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
There may be more than 15 times as much water elsewhere in the solar system than there is in all the oceans of Earth. And where there is water, there might be life.
 
ALBANY

Awesome DiFranco calmer, still inspired at Egg

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Now older and more family-centered, Ani DiFranco has calmed down slightly. Friday night, the sold-out crowd at The Egg’s Hart Theater probably wanted her wilder, but even at her tamest, she is still wild, and her show, the opening performance of her tour, was awesome.
 
Acts of kindness: Cancer survivors recall comforting gestures

Acts of kindness: Cancer survivors recall comforting gestures

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Chemotherapy is powerful medicine in the fight against cancer. But patients undergoing treatment can feel exhausted, fearful and down in the dumps.
 
‘Strange Magic’ loaded with songs, but lacks charm and magic

‘Strange Magic’ loaded with songs, but lacks charm and magic

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
“Strange Magic,” the new animated musical fairy tale from the mind and the mixtape of George Lucas, is indeed strange. What’s missing is the magic.
 
Acts of kindness: ARC participants receive and give support

Acts of kindness: ARC participants receive and give support

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
A handshake, a hello, a compliment, a thank you. They’re small things that take hardly any time and no money. They’re things people in ARC’s Niskayuna-based Life Prep II day program said make them happy.
 
Depp indulges inner clown but fails to save a charmless ‘Mortdecai’

Depp indulges inner clown but fails to save a charmless ‘Mortdecai’

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Any film credited with its own “mustache wrangler” really should have been much more fun than Johnny Depp’s latest misfiring action-comedy.
 

Patience required in funny, thought-provoking ‘Water’

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Overheard at intermission: “I’m not sure where this is going.”
 

Aniston’s work makes uneven dramedy still worth seeing

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A comedy that barely flirts with funny and a grim weeper that never quite raises a tear, “Cake” has one thing going for it — Jennifer Aniston.
 

Idiotic ‘Boy Next Door’ a cluster of worn-out plot lines

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Jennifer Lopez’s new movie, “The Boy Next Door,” is cheesier than a Chicago double topping deep dish pizza.
 
Annual bridal show to simplify wedding planning
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Annual bridal show to simplify wedding planning

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Once you’ve decided to get married, there are all sorts of other decisions to make. It can get overwhelming, but here’s a way to simplify the process: Attend The Capital Region’s Premier Bridal Show Extravaganza on Sunday.
 
Creamy Syrian cheese forms basis of crusty breakfast sandwich

Creamy Syrian cheese forms basis of crusty breakfast sandwich

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
I find it nearly impossible to escape from food. The subject pops up everywhere — in advertisements, in conversations. Recently, a pre-dawn airport trip left me eager to cook (and eat).
 
 

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