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Volume 32 - Number 30 - July 23, 2009


Saratoga band Railbird harness the mystical power of imagination

By Josh Potter

Cover photo by Leif Zurmuhlen

Dry Martini

Seemingly arbitrary enforcement of liquor laws stalls would-be bar owners from joining the successful nightlife on Troy’s River Street

By Steve Keller

Full Cost Mystery

The Albany Common Council won concessions for reform in exchange for the bonding Rapp Road Landfill expansion—but what did it really win?

By Chet Hardin

Three’s a Crowd

Shawn Morris drops out of the race for Albany mayor, leaving many of her supporters unhappy—and unsure whether they will support any Democratic candidate in the September primary

By Cecelia Martinez

The Farmers and the Chef

To market with the Beekman Street Bistro’s Tim Meaney, on the trail of tonight’s menu ingredients

By Amy Halloran

Savage Love
By Dan Savage

If Dan Savage won't answer your weird, disgusting, perverted, embarrassing questions about sex, perhaps you'd best keep them to yourself.

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