Patrons sit at the bar at Davidson Brothers Ales in on Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls
In 1996, Rich Davidson took the chance to start a new restaurant and microbrewery in a then struggling downtown Glens Falls. Now, 11 years later he is being called a “visionary.” “We felt something was going to happen down here,” says Davidson.
Davidson Bros. is in a building that is 150 years old. Picture windows of the pub and restaurant face out on to Glen Street.
Davidson holds a handful of hops. He uses these when brewing beer at the microbrewery.
Davidson checks on production in the basement beer cooler of the microbrewery.
The Glens Falls Civic Center, owned and operated by the city, is seen in this 2008 photo.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake players go through drills out on the court as spectators are seated before a Section II Boys Basketball game last weekend at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
The Crandall Library in Glens Falls will incorporate the old building with the new addition.
A model of the new Crandall Library is on view at the current library.
The interior of the old Crandall Library has been gutted to make way for its new facelift.
Dave Carpenter of Glens Falls reads a book in the temporary library.
Visitors stand in the indoor courtyard at the Hyde Collection art museum.
At the Hyde Collection, visitors look at the exhibit “Art in the ‘Toon Age.”
Peter Gazetos owner of New Way Lunch on South Street holds two of his famous hot dogs with “the works.”
Sally Gleason and her husband, Scott, of Glens Falls enjoy hot dogs at New Way Lunch on South Street in Glens Falls.
Gazetos completes and order for a customer from a grill full of hot dogs.
Patrons enter the New Way Lunch on South Street in Glens Falls.