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“A single tree in the tropical forest in the south of Mexico has more different species than some European countries. “

“A single tree in the tropical forest in the south of Mexico has more different species than some European countries. “

Carlos Salinas de Gortari I’ve blogged about El Mexicano in Hudson Falls (Find the blog entry HERE) but about a year ago,  they opened a location in Saratoga (280 South Broadway). We recently went to their one year anniversary and even though each trip there […]

“Finishing races is important, but racing is more important. “

“Finishing races is important, but racing is more important. “

Dale Earnhardt As I’ve mentioned on quote a few occasions, I work for Albany Broadcasting and go out and about promoting our various stations. This past week had me at the Fonda Speedway for 104.9 The Cat and it was my first time at a car […]

“New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.”

“New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.”

Mark Twain I’m so excited to be writing this blog entry. I’ve been wanting to try Cafe Nola on 617 Union St, Schenectady since it opened. I have such a fascination with New Orleans and the feel of it down there (I’ve always wanted to visit) […]

“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 I’ve mentioned on quite a few occasions that I frequent the various coupon websites like Groupon or LivingSocial and I love the different places I get to try out for a discount. One of my most recent purchases from LivingSocial was a coupon […]

“At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish”

“At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish”

Thai Proverb EDIT: Bangkok Bistro has closed their Schenectady location but can still be found in Colonie. Bangkok Bistro is one of my favorite restaurants & I’m so happy that I have one here in Schenectady with me to eat at whenever I want but […]

“Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.”

“Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.”

Buddha Since it’s summer time, a time for beautiful weather (hopefully) and vacations I felt it was time to touch on a few places in the go-to location in the 518, Lake George. Luckily for me, I’ve had family or friends who have had a […]

“Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time. “

“Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time. “

Charles M. Schultz Well, I finally did it. I’ve not only lived in the 518 my whole life but have had numerous birthday parties and attended numerous birthday parties at Guptills Arena but never experienced Coney Express (1085 New Loudon Rd., Latham), until a couple […]

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.”

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.”

Mark Twain Even if you don’t know the history of various locations around the 518, you should at least know that the area you live in is historic even if you find yourself taking it for granted, like myself. I recently went to Eric Canal […]

“The North thinks it know how to make corn bread, but this is a gross superstition. Perhaps no bread in the world is quite as good as Southern corn bread, and perhaps no bread in the world is quite as bad as the Northern imitation of it.”

“The North thinks it know how to make corn bread, but this is a gross superstition. Perhaps no bread in the world is quite as good as Southern corn bread, and perhaps no bread in the world is quite as bad as the Northern imitation of it.”

Mark Twain EDIT: Classe Catering was acquired by Mazzone Catering in 2013. This past Wednesday I went to Classe Catering‘s Food Blogger Tasting Event featuring Chef Jeremy Kane. Classe Catering (2 Petra Lane in Albany, off of Rapp Road between Washington and Central Avenues) is […]

“Greek women, we may be lambs in the kitchen, but we are tigers in the bedroom.”

“Greek women, we may be lambs in the kitchen, but we are tigers in the bedroom.”

My Big Fat Greek Wedding I know on Wednesday I usually write about local blogs I’ve come across to share with everyone. This Wednesday I’m going to change things up a smidge. I just realized I still had not written about St. Sophia’s Greek Festival, one […]