SARATOGA SPRINGS – Healthy Living Market is partnering with AIM Services on a new greenhouse and garden that’s also an outlet for locals with developmental disabilities. [Read more…]
SARATOGA SPRINGS – State officials are weighing the potential closure of the Nelson Avenue Extension Bridge. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA — In an effort to raise awareness and funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, TCT Federal Credit Union hosted their first Show Your Stripes Sock Campaign throughout [Read more…]
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The head of the Republican Party in Saratoga County is stepping down later this year. [Read more…]
The fifth annual Autism Expo and Art Exhibit will be noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. It will feature recreational programs, camps, school programs, therapeutic programs and employment. There will also be games, arts and crafts, a bounce house and workshops.
The free event, presented by the law offices of Wilcenski & Pleat, is a partnership between Saratoga Bridges and the Parent Network of the Capital Region in cooperation with the Skidmore College Psychology Department.
Big things come in small packages. At least, that’s what a lot of people will tell you. The Behemoth Short Film Festival showcases the very best in underground cinema from filmmakers across the country. Ranging from comedy to horror, Behemoth Short Film Festival gives you something new to witness, as well as enjoy.
Filmmakers interested in submitting a short film for competition should contact Behemoth Short Film Festival President Shane Frasier at Sfrasier02@gmail.com with their short film and a brief description about themselves. Films that are chosen to be a part of the competition will be subject to an audience review, and the top two films voted on by the audience will win a cash prize. Deadline for submissions will be Sunday, March 20, 2016, and all submissions are free to enter into competition.
The festival itself will be held at The Saratoga Arts Center (320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs) on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Two showings will be held at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — doors open at 5:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., respectively. Tickets will be $8.
To filmmaker Nicole Coady, Saratoga County is a magical place. Turning to her favorite childhood story for inspiration, and influenced by the lakes, castles, and gilded age architecture in and around our area, not to mention that we live in what can be called a “ballet mecca,” Coady has written a feature film screenplay of Grimm’s 12 Dancing Princesses and is now seeking funding to produce her dance musical in and around the Ballston Spa/Saratoga Springs areas. [Read more…]
Saratoga Food Fanatic and Network Saratoga To Host Second Annual International Flavorfeast
This one day event will transport festival-goers on a culinary trip around the world, offering $1 samples from restaurants representing various nationalities of cuisine.
Beginning at 11 a.m. on October 10, you can pick up your Flavorfeast “passport-map” of participating restaurants/businesses in front of Fingerpaint Marketing, on the corner of Broadway and Division Street in Saratoga Springs. This map will help you plan your day’s itinerary of travel to the following destinations for $1 food samples from countries all around the world: Alaturco Mediterranean Grill, Boca Bistro, Bon Bon Brazil, Capriccio Saratoga, Druthers Brewing Company, Esperanto, Four Seasons Natural Foods, Gaffney’s Restaurant, Halfmoon Cellars, Harvey’s Restaurant & Bar, Henry Street Taproom, Maestro’s at the Van Dam, Mango Tree Imports, Mexican Connection, Mingle Saratoga, One Caroline Street Bistro, Park Side Eatery, Parting Glass Pub, Peabody’s, Phila Fusion Noodle Bar, Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, Prime at Saratoga National, Ravenous, Saratoga 5 Points Market & Deli, Saratoga Tea & Honey Company, Sushi Thai Garden, The Ice House, The Merry Monk, The Savory Pantry/Hungry Spot, Three Vines Bistro & Bar, and Wheatfields Restaurant & Bar.
“The Saratoga Region bursts with a rich, diverse blend and variety of restaurants and eateries,” said Fran Dingeman, owner of Network Saratoga. “The Saratoga International Flavorfeast was created in celebration of the International food styles that make the Saratoga area such a unique culinary
“By offering $1 samples and free admission, the International Flavorfeast will allow attendees the opportunity to enrich their palates and taste foods they haven’t tried in the past,” said Ashley Dingeman, owner and writer of saratogafoodfanatic.com. “This will also allow chefs to showcase their talents, providing a food sample that’s specific to the ethnicity they have chosen to represent.”
In addition to food samples at various restaurants on Broadway, Lake Avenue, Henry Street, Phila Street, and Caroline Street, there will be restaurants from outside the center of town set up in the Fingerpaint Parking Lot on Division Street. The event will include cultural entertainment and trolley tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the streets of the city.
The Saratoga International Flavorfeast is presented by Saratoga Food Fanatic and Network Saratoga with support from DeCrescente Distributing Co., Driscoll Foods, Adirondack Trust Company, Skidmore College, Social Radiant, Fingerpaint Marketing, Saratoga Flag Company, Saratoga Today, Explore Saratoga, Coffee News and Saratoga.com.
A farm to fork tasting, featuring morsels of locally grown and sourced food and drink prepared by some of the finest chefs and purveyors of the region.
Thursday July 16 4:30-7 p.m.
112 Spring St., Saratoga Springs
Along with American Farmland Trust, Saratoga PLAN, Land Trust Alliance and Sustainable Saratoga.
Over 15 farms, vineyards, breweries, chefs and restaurants will be present for your tasting pleasure and enjoyment.
Only 200 Tickets will be sold
$30 per person
$50 per couple
$50 event and membership special
Questions or Ticket Info contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-482-8868. Tax deductble Donations of Any Amount Gladly Accepted!
Donations for this event go to support Regional Farm and Food Project, a 501c3, and are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.