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1 Franklin Square: Architecture and History of Saratoga

1 Franklin Square Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by commercial REALTOR®, Olivia Huffman, and Professor James Kettlewell This distinctive stone Greek Revival is located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs. With approximately 5,179 square feet, this beautiful property is in excellent condition and has had many recent improvements including roof, porches, hot water boiler and fencing. Currently set-up with first-floor retail-space and four one-bedroom luxury apartments. Professor…

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Megan Alexander’s Saratoga Bucket List

Megan Alexander’s Saratoga Bucket List   Restaurants, shops and activities in Saratoga’s award-winning downtown Saratoga Springs is bursting with incredible restaurants, shops, and activities, all offering unique products that, together, make up the ultimate Saratoga experience. Here’s a list of what I consider the highlights of Saratoga Springs that I would recommend as a “bucket list” for all Saratoga visitors to try. Restaurants Scallions Must try: Summer: chilled peach soup…

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The Arcade Building: Architecture and History of Saratoga

The Arcade Building Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by Commercial REALTOR® Olivia Huffman & Professor James Kettlewell With a distinctive facade bearing its name on Broadway, the Arcade building has a stately influence along the city of Saratoga’s historic streetscape.  The current Arcade building opened in 1907 as an impressive early commercial mall. According to Professor James Kettlewell, a noted Saratoga historian, “At the time it was constructed, buildings…

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Chowderfest 2017 Recap

Chowderfest 2017 Recap Winners & photos from one of Saratoga’s most popular events What’s better than a cup of hot chowder on a cold winter day? How about more than 80 vendors dishing out their best chowder for you to taste and judge? If you were one of the thousands that went chowdering last Saturday, then you know what a massive turnout the event drew. For the 19th year we enjoyed…

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This Stone Cottage is a Dream Come True

This Stone Cottage is a Dream Come True 100 Southard Road, Saratoga, NY 12866 It’s not everyday you find a home that offers close proximity to a vibrant city AND a tranquil cottage feel. But you can have the best of both worlds at this Saratoga home located at 100 Southard Road! Located only 7 miles from energetic downtown Saratoga Springs, this home is ideal for anyone looking for the opportunity to enjoy…

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The Lincoln Baths: Architecture and History of Saratoga

The Lincoln Baths Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by Commercial REALTOR® Olivia Huffman & Professor James Kettlewell Located at the entrance to SPA State Park, on the corner of Avenue of the Pines and New York State Route 9, the present Lincoln Bath building is one of the notable structures in historic Saratoga Springs. In 1930, the bathhouse was considered one of the largest bathhouses in the world…

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Movie Tickets Donated to Local Families

More than 200 movie tickets to go to local children, families for Christmas Roohan teams with Bow Tie Cinemas on “Green Bonus” gifts SARATOGA SPRINGS — Going to the movies might be a favorite Christmas tradition for some, but for those facing financial hardships during the holiday season, the traditions this time of year are far less festive: extreme budgeting, anxiety, and making sacrifices to make ends meet. Entertainment-related expenses are usually…

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Weekend update | Dec. 2-4, 2016

This weekend in Saratoga Springs Events and things to do Dec. 2-4 Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 fun things to do in and around Saratoga Springs this weekend. Expected weather is high 30s-low 40s and cloudy, but balmy and comfortable for December, so we hope to see you around town! Festival of Trees Nov. 30 – Dec. 4  Friday hours: 2-6PM Saturday hours: 11AM-6PM Sunday…

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2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes Gives $70K to Local Charities

2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes Gives $70K to Local Charities Checks presented, People’s Choice Announced The Saratoga Builders Association is proud to present the proceeds totaling $70,000 from the 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes to Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. This is the highest amount raised in the past five years. The Saratoga Builders Association has now contributed over one…

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

Our Fall Newsletter Is Out! The Roohan Beat | Fall 2016 In this issue: Fireside Dining (warm up with cozy fireplaces + comfort food this fall) Winter Rec Map (60+ places for indoor/outdoor fun this winter) Wyndham Way Wins Big (local builder scores 7 Showcase awards) Truckin’ with Roohan Fall event calendar Tech update #HealthySaratoga Health & Wellness month, and more! read online print-friendly version  

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