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  Volume 26 - Number 23 - June 5, 2003


Taking Stock
By Shawn Stone

An inventory of Albany’s 840 vacant buildings records a wealth of information—and provides a potential blueprint for bringing some of them back to life

Cover photo by John Whipple

Access Deterred
By Travis Durfee

Many local governments fail to offer adequate public access to cable, but advocates aim to change that

Total PR Awareness
By Glenn Weiser

The Pentagon’s answer to criticism of its proposed spy program: a kinder, gentler name

Computer Generation
By William Kanapaux

With computers increasing in sophistication at a pace that outstrips biological evolution, and scientists working toward creating the self-aware robot, are humans in danger of becoming last year’s model?

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.

2003 Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2003 Summer Guide

Your guide to the hottest--and coolest--people, places and things in the Capital Region this summer.
2003 Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2002 Spring/Summer Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants. Includes a special section dedicated to outdoor dining.
2003 Spring Fahion

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this holiday season available right here in the Capital Region.
2003 Bridal Guide 2003 Bridal Guide

Don't fret about where to find your perfect wedding dress or how to plan the wedding of your dreams. Our bridal guide is filled with tips that will help you have the perfect wedding.
2002 Local Music Guide 2002 Local Music Guide

Bands, clubs, recording studios, radio stations: Your comprehensive guide to the Capital Region's thriving music scene.
Best Of the Capital Region 2002 Best Of the Capital Region 2002

From pizza to politicians, from gift stores to guitarists, from sushi to ski areas: We've combed the region to find the best that's out there.
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