Clean Strawberry Short Cake
I get a little sentimental when June arrives, because it’s a month that marks both my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day.
Not one, but two beer festivals are happening this coming weekend, leaving local connoisseurs much to be thankful.
Hard apple cider company continues to blossom
Albany has a history rich with hops, having been the home of several breweries throughout the Capital City’s 300-plus years.
Six years ago, I embarked on a new way of living and being.
16 Restaurants 3-Course Meals $20.15
The city’s landscape is changing, and Albany wants you to see it.
Local woman is gathering up community support for food co-op
A retired microbiologist is taking a macro look at a global problem and applying the solution to a brand new Downtown Schenectady.
Restaurants offering takeout or holiday service give kitchen-weary hosts a break
Some people love spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen, but it’s not for everyone, and preparing an elaborate holiday meal is just one of the 8.8 million complaints you’ll see if you Google “Thanksgiving stinks.”
Annual event welcomes season with food, fun and fast cars
The leaves are starting to turn and the air is getting chillier so it can mean only one thing in Guilderland: It’s time to slurp some soup.
St. Peter Women’s Guild to commemorate 100th anniversary with dinner
Many things were different 100 years ago, with modern technology seeming more like science fiction. At least one thing remains unchanged — the dedication of a faithful group of women.
Taste of Ballston Spa is a palate-pleaser and a major fundraiser for school foundation
When school budgets aren’t enough, the key to filling the gap is apparently through the stomach.
Share your Thanksgiving traditions with The Spotlight
We are looking for reader-submitted recipes for our Nov. 13 Thanksgiving Lifestyle edition.
“Viva Italia” fundraiser replete with food, drinks and entertainment
Through a joined love of Italian culture, one local organization is hoping to share its heritage the best way possible – through Italian food and entertainment.
Unique chocolate treats offer break from Valentine’s Day tradition
While chocolate is often seen as a can’t-fail Valentines gift, the traditional heart-shaped box of sweets might strike some as clichéd. But for those looking to stray from convention will be met with a sweet surprise at Capital District candy shops.
Mall managements hopes new business will draw crowds
After years of courting entertainment options to fill vacant space within Crossgates Mall, officials recently announced that a Dave and Busters will be coming to the shopping center.
Growers try to make the best of a devastating apple season
Although a late frost in the spring has damaged a large portion of the area’s apple crops, local growers are still urging families to keep their annual tradition of visiting an apple farm this fall.