Fun Alternatives to Black Friday Madness – updated for 2012

by Gina Martin

I’m not a big fan of recreational shopping, especially in brick and mortar stores where you get to hassle with parking, traffic, and ill temper. Both your own and everyone else’s. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, and with that in mind, here are […]

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Family Events: A Calendar of Fairs and Festivals In and Around the Capital Region

by Sandra Foyt

One of the best ways to introduce children to cultural heritage is to take them to a festival. There are many fairs and festivals to choose from in the Capital Region; so many, in fact, that it’s hard to keep track of them all. Often, […]

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