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Slidin’ Dirty brings its casual fare to downtown Troy

Slidin’ Dirty brings its casual fare to downtown Troy

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
Slidin’ Dirty, a portable purveyor of small tasty sandwiches and flavorful salads and snacks, has expanded its food truck business to include a restaurant in downtown Troy.
 
Let's lift January: Christmastime march honors soldiers

Let's lift January: Christmastime march honors soldiers

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
Like the tiny acorn that grows into a mighty oak, a small act of kindness can get big and strong and branch out into a community.
 
Let's lift January: Gift brings awareness of a friend’s struggle

Let's lift January: Gift brings awareness of a friend’s struggle

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
When my friend stopped showing up at the Schenectady Inner City Ministry's food pantry, I never did more than wonder why, until Monday afternoon, when I dropped by her home unannounced.
 
New Year’s Day bird count set for Pine Bush

New Year’s Day bird count set for Pine Bush

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015
After 18 years of stepping out into the Albany Pine Bush, the experience doesn’t get old for Education Program Director Erin Kinal.
 
Roasting transforms cabbage into tasty, earthy dinner favorite

Roasting transforms cabbage into tasty, earthy dinner favorite

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014
My grandmother, who lived to be 92, always said the key to her good health was that whenever possible, she ate cabbage. Now if that isn’t a motto worth needlepointing somewhere, I don’t what is.
 
A roe by any other name

A roe by any other name

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014
Today, concerns about the environmental impact of Caspian fisheries — and one’s budget — call for greener (and more affordable) caviar options.
 

Kitchen aids trim time and hassles of preparing food

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
The crockpot isn’t the only time-saving gadget out there.
 
Family games, drum set turn old Tudor mansion into hip, casual home

Family games, drum set turn old Tudor mansion into hip, casual home

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
An 1890s Tudor mansion with an interior decorator for an owner isn’t the first place you’d picture a Ms. Pac-Man arcade game blinking in the living room and kids whizzing through the oak-paneled foyer on skateboards.
 
Young generation no slouches at volunteering
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Young generation no slouches at volunteering

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014
Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation? Well, here's a comeback: Today's young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were.
 

Best of 2014/Restaurants: Korean, Persian food among our favorites

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
Karen Bjornland, Beverly Elander and Caroline Lee ate their way through the year, sampling fine fare from fine restaurants and cozy diners. Each chose their top four dining spots of the year.
 
First Day Hikes to show parks in winter splendor

First Day Hikes to show parks in winter splendor

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014
Anyone who’s lived in the Capital Region for a while has probably been to Saratoga State Park. But have they been there on a cold day in January?
 

The woods are lovely and dark

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
The journey from stage to screen has been a remarkably long one for Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods.”
 
Cumberbatch stars as ‘odd duck’ who solved WWII code

Cumberbatch stars as ‘odd duck’ who solved WWII code

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
“The Imitation Game” is an entertaining, sometimes riveting and yet quite conventional film biography of Alan Turing, the glum but gay Brit who invented the first electronic computer and thus created the modern world.
 

Wahlberg’s ’Gambler’ never lets us see him sweat — unfortunately

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
Mark Wahlberg takes on his most ambitious acting job ever in “The Gambler,” a gritty remake of a 1974 film that starred James Caan. And the new gambler doesn’t embarrass himself.
 

Jolie’s new film flounders in WWII clichés

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
Whatever else Angelina Jolie has been doing in her busy personal, professional and activist life, we can be sure she wasn’t spending it watching World War II prisoner-of-war movies.
 
 

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