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  Volume 26 - Number 50 - Dec. 11, 2003

The Defense Never Rests
By Travis Durfee


An overwhelming caseload and a revolving
client list leave Albany County public defenders struggling for air

Dude, Where’s My Car?
By Darryl McGrath

As downtown Albany drivers scramble for legit parking places, even some who do the right thing get towed

Gettin’ the Snow Out
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Uncleared sidewalks are a serious problem for many Albany residents, who think the city should do more to make the white stuff disappear

Not Enough Hands
By Ashley Hahn

New York nurses say selective staffing-ratio changes just aren’t enough

Home Sweet Hacienda
By Kate Sipher

In Albany’s Pine Hills neighborhood, there sits a mysterious and enchanting community of Depression-era Winchester houses

One More, and Then the Drummer Has to Put on Her PJs
By Ashley Hahn

For the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, bedtime takes a backseat to music

Stand By Your Man
By Erik Hage

With his own band, Jackinany, his radio show on WRPI and his Brand New Opry series, area music advocate Jeff Burger spreads his alt-country message

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.

Best of the Capital Region 2003 Holiday Gift Guide 2003

Gift recommendations from CDs and DVDs to books and games; also ideas for unique and locally made gifts, and tips for shopping on a budget.
2003 Survival Guide and Student Handbook Holiday Fashion 2003

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this holiday season available right here in the Capital Region.
2003 Survival Guide and Student Handbook 2003 Local Music Guide

Bands, clubs, recording studios, radio stations: Your comprehensive guide to the Capital Region's thriving music scene.
2003 Survival Guide and Student Handbook 2003 Fall Winter Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants.
Best of the Capital Region 2003 2003 Survival Guide and Student Handbook

New to the region? Find out where to get your books, your beer, your bowling—you name it.
2003 Spring Fahion Best of the Capital Region 2003

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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