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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.
 
Clubs stitch together a community for teens in high-crime areas

Clubs stitch together a community for teens in high-crime areas

Friday, March 20, 2015
Four years ago, Mary Visconti took an unconventional approach to keeping her North Lawndale students out of trouble.
 
Matzo as pizza? No thanks. But as lasagna is another story

Matzo as pizza? No thanks. But as lasagna is another story

Friday, March 20, 2015
Turns out, matzo can be put to good use in classic Italian dishes. My favorite? The many iterations of matzo lasagna, in which sheets of matzo are used in place of the noodles.
 
‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dean’s Dogs, a popular little hot dog stand with a loyal following, has announced plans to move to a bigger location in Amsterdam in April.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County Restaurant Week begins Friday

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The sixth annual Saratoga County Restaurant Week kicks off this Friday and runs through Sunday, March 29.
 
Potato bread toast full of flavor and fiber

Potato bread toast full of flavor and fiber

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
You can tut-tut all you want about the toast trend. (Yes, it’s really a trend. Yes, there are restaurants that feature toast. Yes, the word “artisanal” comes up.)
 
 

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