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  Volume 26 - Number 51 - Dec. 18, 2003

Local Heroes

Our annual tribute to Capital Region residents who make a difference

Cover photo of Matto by Joe Putrock

Rockin’ the Suburbs
By Ashley Hahn

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

The Process Matters
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Some residents of Albany’s Park South say the city’s attempt to get their input didn’t go far enough

Where Should We Park This Thing?
By Travis Durfee

Albany alderman irked by assemblyman’s plea to move a garage being built for state workers

With Us, or Watched By Us
By Glenn Weiser

Local activists react to recent memo showing the FBI slipping back into some old, sneaky habits

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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