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  Volume 27 - Number 31 - July 29, 2004

The Battle of (Downtown) Saratoga
By Ashley Hahn

How Saratogians reenvisioned and reinvigorated their city, opening the door for downtown’s development boom

Cover photo by Leif Zurmuhlen

Standing in the Streets
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Center Square Neighborhood Association reclaims its right to challenge zoning decisions

Your Input, Please
By Rick Marshall

Albany’s cable contract negotiators solicit public opinion

We Wouldn’t Want to Worry You
By Amelia Koethen

Activists say depleted uranium should no longer be exempt from “radioactive” labeling

The Un-Conventional Party
By Ashley Hahn

Outside the Democratic National Convention in Boston, amid the Kerry-Edwards signs, creativity and dissent are rampant as progressives urge Democrats to find their spines

This Is Our Day Job
By Bill Ketzer

Pop darlings Sirsy work tirelessly to make music, promote themselves, and run the business that is their band. And at the end of the day, they might just play for you

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 2004 Best of the Capital Region 2004

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.
Summer Fashion 2004 Summer Fashion 2004

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this season available right here in the Capital Region.
2004 Summer Guide 2004 Summer Guide

Your guide to the hottest--and coolest--people, places and things in the Capital Region this summer.
2004 Spring Summer Dining Guide 2004 Spring Summer Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants.
2003 Local Music Guide 2003 Local Music Guide

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