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“The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.”

“The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.”

George T. Hewett EDIT: Blue Spice is now closed. If you read my blog, you’ll know that this isn’t the first blog post that I’ve written that’s started out with either “So I bought a Groupon…” or “So I bought a LivingSocial…” and this is […]

“What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work, and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life.”

“What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work, and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life.”

Rick Perry I’ve written about Ellms Family Farm (448 Charlton Rd, Ballston Spa) before, they host a few events including OktoBEERfest that I went to last year. I’ve never been there to experience their general Fall activities so when I saw a LivingSocial deal, I decided […]

“Enjoy every sandwich.”

“Enjoy every sandwich.”

Warren Zevon I’m working merchandise for Wicked for the rest of the month (stop by and say Hello if you’re going to the show!). On the weekends, there are two shows and when I’m working both of them I need to eat. I’m usually really […]

“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 […]