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  Volume 27 - Number 32 - August 5, 2004

Fit to Be Tied (to a Contract)
By Rick Marshall

The fitness industry is booming, but are clubs maximizing their revenue at the expense of consumers’ rights?

Cover illustration by Neil Swaab

Judicial Tempers
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Pam Joern takes on the infamous Paul Czajka in the race for Columbia County Judge

Saratoga, Unspooled
By Shawn Stone

A brief look at a very happy long-term filmic relationship

Youth Sells, But Who’s Buying?
By Katharine Jones

Toyota has invested millions advertising its new Scion directly—and aggressively—to hip tech-savvy subcultures; the question is, do the subcultures care?

Talent Unmasked
By Erik Hage

Grammy nomination is a welcome milestone in the long, fruitful musical journey of Capital Region native and Los Straitjackets guitarist Eddie Angel

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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