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The mashup: 'It's all about exposure'

Karen and Rob Brooks of Mariaville, mashed potatoes on the Jay Street Walkway near State Street while taking part in the Spud Challenge and Merchant Mash Up Thursday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Karen and Rob Brooks of Mariaville, mashed potatoes on the Jay Street Walkway near State Street while taking part in the Spud Challenge and Merchant Mash Up Thursday.
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As Tina Wachsmuth munched on a breakfast potato from More Perreca’s on the stoop in front of Patricia’s Room Antiques, she thought about the last time she attended Merchant Mashup in downtown Schenectady. The semiannual event that pairs restaurants with retailers has been held five times so far, each time attracting a decent crowd — never too big, never too small and very much dependent on the weather. “I remember sitting over there,” said Wachsmuth, ...


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JIMOCONNOR
May 16, 2014
9:51 a.m.

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OK, now how are they going to do to get the bad taste of the ticket price out of folks mouths. Who ever does the postmortem might also want to recommend avoiding bumping up against the Niska-Day stupidity.

nadajooksing
May 16, 2014
8:37 p.m.

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In my case, it was not the ticket price, the weather, the day of the week, nor conflicting events that kept me home. I simply have no appetite for eating $8 worth of potatoes.

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