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  Volume 27 - Number 35 - August 26, 2004

When Listening Isn’t Enough
By Miriam Axel-Lute

An ethos of making music as well as enjoying it pervades the region’s nationally known folk-music scene

Foie Wha?
By Ashley Thiry

Some claim foie gras is heaven on toast, and some claim it’s animal cruelty. Who’s right?

Find Me the Money
By Rick Marshall

Schenectady is searching for new ways to make ends meet, but officials have yet to find a surefire solution to the city’s financial dilemma

Bringing Down the House
By Rick Marshall

A sudden announcement has put the Wellington Hotel in a wrecking crew’s sights, but questions still surround the controversial plan

Sadism, American Style
By Anne-Marie Cusac

The indignation over Abu Ghraib misses the point that the same things happen every day in the United States

Inside Saratoga: Inspired By Saratoga

In which Metroland writers wax creative with sudden-fiction riffs on Spa City images

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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