August 23, 2018

The Downtowner stands on property that has been the grounds for a hotel since the rack tracks opened way back when. The first hotel to ever stand on the lot - “The Warden.” Formerly the Saratoga Downtowner, a vintage motor lodge in it’s former life, The Downtowner has...

January 31, 2018

Until this fall, we could only imagine what our downtown must have look liked back in the day when the big hotels ruled... now, we have a clearer picture – on a smaller scale and yet it is still so grand, so giant, so beautiful. Welcome to the neighborhood!


A sold-out crowd celebrated the long-awaited re-opening of the legendary Caffè Lena at 47 Phila St. in Saratoga Springs on Friday, Dec. 30. The first concert in the newly renovated space featured the one-man band of Matt Lorenz, the Suitcase Junket. In honor of its re-...

Gaffney’s, a landmark Saratoga Springs restaurant and bar, has changed hands and with that transaction, the owner is riding off to the ski slopes after investing 35 years of his life in the business.

The building—which has two indoor bar areas and, during spring and sum...

Maybe an updated version like "The Great Hospitality Tray Race"... hmmm... anyway, what a fun and fabulous way to raise money for charity! How about a bi-annual? If you are too young to remember or are new to our lovely town, here is an excerpt from an old Gazette arti...

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