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  Volume 26 - Number 28 - July 10, 2003

Cover photo by Chris Shields

The Secret Life of Plants
By Darryl McGrath

And the unsung heroes who keep Albany’s public gardens in full bloom


Garden of Eatin’
By Kate Sipher

Going strong and getting stronger every day, Capital District Community Gardens provides better living through gardening for the area’s urban population

Back to the Drawing Board
By Travis Durfee

The Albany County Legislature must re-redistrict after a federal judge says it improperly accounted for its minority constituents

The Truth Is Out There
By Robert Scheer

And the Bush administration has yet to explain to the American public why it misrepresented Iraq’s nuclear capabilities

You Call This Reform?
By Travis Durfee

Concerned citizens and advocacy groups blast New York state plan to implement federal election reform for lacking specificity and diverse representation

Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow
By John Rodat

In 91 years of operation, Schenectady’s Wedgeway Barbershop has weathered several changes of ownership and the vicissitudes of a shifting local economy—not to mention the Beatles

Working in Concert
By Shawn Stone

Vladimir Pleshakov and Elena Winther have created an innovative venue for classical music in Hudson—and made a home for themselves in the process

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 Fahion

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this summer available right here in the Capital Region.
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 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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