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January 16, 2020

New Year – New Incentives!

Take advantage of a $500 discount for every $10,000 of in upgrades & options when you sign a contract on a pre-sale home in any of these Belmonte new home neighborhoods: Alexandria Bonneau Road Bridlewood Ridge Calvin Court Griffin's Ridge The Mill at Smith Bridge Meadowbrook Sonoma Grove Windsor Woods…
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$10,000 End of Year New Home Promo
BlogThe Capital District
October 23, 2019

Limited Time Offer – $10,000 in Upgrades!

Take advantage of $10,000 in upgrades & options when you sign a contract on a pre-sale home in one of these select Belmonte new home neighborhoods before the end of 2019: Alexandria, Bonneau Road, Calvin Court, Griffin's Ridge & Windsor Woods. Dress up your Great Room with hardwood floors &…
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Veterans Day in Saratoga Springs
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November 10, 2017

Veterans Day in Saratoga County

Celebrating Veterans Day in Saratoga Springs There are lots of opportunities in the Saratoga region this weekend for you to show your respect & appreciation for the men and women who have fought to protect our rights and freedom. Veterans Day is Saturday, November 11th!  On this national holiday, we…
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October 23, 2017

Indulge Your Inner Child this Halloween!

Get into the Halloween spirit with an abundance of things to do in Saratoga Springs and the Capital District. With Halloween just a week away, there are a ton of spookily fun events happening all over the Capital Cities Region.  Daywalker or night-crawler - there's something for everyone. Choose from…
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National Apple Month - Guide to Saratoga, NY Picking
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October 6, 2017

It’s Apple Picking Season – Fall is Officially Here!

October is National Apple Month! While Saratoga Springs may be known first and foremost for the horses, the locally grown apples are a close second. Apples are a huge industry in New York State - we're actually one of the top producers of the fruit in the country!   According to…
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BlogThe Capital District
August 18, 2017

The Story behind the Saratoga Race Course

The Saratoga Race Course is one of the defining hotspots in Saratoga Springs NY, drawing visitors from all over the world for a day at the races. While for millions of Americans, summertime means baseball, barbecues and beaches, for many in the Capital District, the Saratoga Race Course is the highlight…
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April 28, 2016

Albany Tulip Festival: Say ‘Hello’ to Summer

On May 7th and 8th, as over 100,000 tulips blossom and bloom, the Capital District will say “goodbye” to winter and “hello” to summer. The annual Tulip Festival in Albany is one of the area’s most anticipated and cherished traditions. You would be hard pressed to come up with a…
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February 15, 2016

Local History: Through Wartime and Beyond, Stillwater Thrives

Though certainly one of the smaller towns in the Capital District, that is by no means to say that Stillwater is without its share of local history. Far from it, the history of Stillwater, NY, is a vital piece to the birth of our nation and to its continued development…
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January 28, 2016

The Real Story Behind the Potato Chip

Not only is the Capital District home to two both Santa Claus and Uncle Sam, but one of the nation’s most craveable treats was also invented right here in the 518. Perhaps America’s favorite snack food, “the home of the potato chip” is a proud claim to fame of Saratoga…
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December 23, 2015

Local History: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Uncle Sam isn’t the only white-haired cultural icon who calls Troy, NY “home.” Though the image of St. Nicholas had been associated with Christmas for over a millennium, the modern and American conception of Santa Claus was born almost entirely out of Clement Clarke Moore’s “A Visit from St. Nicholas”…
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