Category Archives: Saratoga Springs

Lester Park Stromatolites, Saratoga Springs

Once a tourist attraction, now a lonesome roadside ghost town. Lester Park [Lester Park Road Saratoga Springs, NY] showcases ancient fossils, 490 million year-old from the Cambrian Period called stromatolites. These layered rocks were made by blue-green algae on a … Continue reading

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Harvest & Hearth, Saratoga Springs

Backdrop: the setting sun sinking under Fish Creek and the smell of the wood fired stove. Harvest & Hearth [251 Co Rd 67, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866] is the perfect mix between cozy-country and classy-chic. If you sit in the … Continue reading

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Esperanto, Saratoga Springs

How I have lived in the Capital Region for almost a decade and evaded the doughboy? I’ll chalk it up to being a picky eater for the first quarter of my life, especially during the time I would have been … Continue reading

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Kayak Shak, Saratoga Springs

For years my Mom and I have talked about stand-up paddle boarding, but it never materialized. We always ended up renting a kayak instead because it was more comfortable. She came upstate to visit me for some summer fun and … Continue reading

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Comfort Kitchen, Saratoga Springs

Dangerously yummy, Comfort Kitchen 454 Broadway [Saratoga Springs, NY 12866] is hidden away in the Saratoga Marketplace, a fancy little mall on the downtown main drag. Even before you enter, if you’re a reader you’ll find out that this restaurant … Continue reading

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Park Side Eatery, Saratoga Eats

Jewish delis are a staple back home in Westchester serving up solid soups and sandwiches, a real comfort meal. We don’t have a whole bunch of them upstate, so they’re one of the places I make a point to visit … Continue reading

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Geyser Creek Trail, Saratoga Spa State Park Hike

Persistence is key for success. I associate some serious confusion with the Geyser Trail [Intersection of Geyser Loop Road and Picnic Lane, Saratoga Springs, keep heading on G.L. Rd until you see the Geyser Picnic Area] in Saratoga Spa State … Continue reading

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