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“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

Casablanca The middle of September, Proctors started what I think to be one of my favorite ideas and use of the GE Big Screen. Film 100: The American Film Institute Essentials is a program that will be showing some of the top movies each Monday, […]

“And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss. “

“And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss. “

J.K. Rowling Don’t get me wrong, I love the bigger restaurants in the Capital District. They’re bigger and more well-known for a reason but something about finding a new little hidden gem has a completely different feel to it. I found this place in Schenectady […]

“I like being able to walk into an old town and find good local food.”

“I like being able to walk into an old town and find good local food.”

Sienna Miller I recently posted about the new ShopRite location in Slingerlands. I was quite impressed with their selection of local products. In my first post, I just mentioned some of the local affiliations but I want to be able to spotlight them a little […]

” Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.”

” Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.”

A.A. Milne EDIT: Glow Golf is now closed. If you read my blog, you know I’m all for online coupons. I figure that if I want to try something out, what’s better than getting it for a deal? I’ve walked through Crossgates Mall a bunch […]

“Go to the grocery store and buy better things. Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Immediately that’s going to increase the quality of the food you make.”

“Go to the grocery store and buy better things. Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Immediately that’s going to increase the quality of the food you make.”

Michael Symon I had the opportunity about a week ago to check out the new ShopRite located in the new Vista Technology Campus in Slingerlands before it opened. The Grand Opening was last Sunday so I was interested to see what this new location had […]

“Comics is a language. It’s a language most people understand intuitively.”

“Comics is a language. It’s a language most people understand intuitively.”

Bill Griffith I’m a self-proclaimed nerd and I’m okay with saying that.  I watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I not only watch Walking Dead but own the first compendium of the graphic novel and as you are reading this, I am attending New York Comic […]

Left wing, chicken wing, it don’t make no difference to me.”

Left wing, chicken wing, it don’t make no difference to me.”

Woody Guthrie Every third Friday of the month in Downtown Schenectady is Passeggiata. The next is October 19 and the theme is International Night. The first theme, that I went to last month was Wing Walk. For $5 per person you can vote for your […]

“It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.”

“It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.”

John Ford I’ll be the first one to tell you that though I don’t mind country music, I don’t know much about it and you probably won’t see me trading in my converse for cowboy boots any time soon. Since today is Kickin’ It County […]

“Finding the perfect shampoo and conditioner is like finding your soulmate.”

“Finding the perfect shampoo and conditioner is like finding your soulmate.”

Unknown Note: Price Chopper is sponsoring this contest. They allowed me the chance to try out this product and have the ability to give my readers a chance to try it as well. They have had no impact on my overall opinion. I don’t know […]

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

George Bernard Shaw I love to cook. I watch the Food Network or Cooking Channel just wishing I had the ingredients to create the great tasting foods I see on TV. When Penzeys Spices opened in Crossgates, it kind of gave me the feeling like […]