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Advertiser List

Adventure In Food, 84 Montgomery St., Albany, 436-7603. The Northeast’s most complete supply of specialty and gourmet products, including duck, caviar, truffles and chocolate.

AIDS Council of Northeastern New York, 927 Broadway, Albany, 434-4686, www.rubbaboyz.net. Nonprofit organization dedicated to raising public awareness and support on sexually transmitted diseases, especially AIDS.

Amber Wave, 89 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa, 363-0019. The area’s largest selection of Baltic amber jewelry at the best prices, plus a great selection of vintage books.

Artforms, 5 New Karner Road (Route 155 off Western Avenue), Guilderland, 464-3355. From the finest in art framing to distinctive gifts.

Barnsider, 480 Sand Creek Road, Colonie, 869-2448, www.barnsiderrestaurants.com. A staple of Albany’s dining scene for over 35 years, the Barnsider offers great steaks, fresh seafood and a full salad bar.

Bel Tesoro, 126 Central Ave., Albany, 463-2978, www.beltesoro.com. Retail boutique and gift emporium specializing in imported Italian home décor.

Berkshire Slipcover Outlet, K-Mart Plaza, Route 7, Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-9737. Find stylish slipcovers at affordable prices. Discover the secret to fast, affordable decorating.

Burnt Hills Wine & Spirits, 772 Saratoga Road (Route 50), Burnt Hills, 399-7550. Best selection and best prices. Over 200 wines under $10. Great selection of custom gift baskets for last-minute gift giving. We ship and deliver.

Cabernet Café, 1814 Western Ave., Guilderland, 452-5670, www.cabernetcafe.com. Albany’s newest restaurant, opening early 2005, offering upscale dining and fine wines.

Counties of Ireland, 13 Second St., Troy, 687-0054, www.thecountiesofireland.com. Offering clothing, jewelry and giftware manufactured in and imported from Ireland.

Daily Grind, 204 Lark St., Albany, 434-1482, www.dailygrind.com. Wide selection of gourmet tea and coffee.

Davidson Brothers Brewpub,184 Glen St., Glens Falls, 743-9026, www.davidsonbrothers.com. A wide variety of pub fare, plus our own handcrafted beer and ales made on premises.

De Crescente Distributors, 211 N. Main St., Mechanicville, 664-9866, www.gotbeer.com. Distributor of Coors, Heineken, Killian’s and more.

Earthworld Comics, 537 Central Ave., Albany, 459-2400. Rotting minds and seducing the innocent since 1983.

Electronic Warehouse, 26 West Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-9727. Mobile electronics warehouse. Sales, service, and quality installation.

Elissa Halloran Designs, 225 Lark St., Albany, 432-7090, www.ehdesigns.com. Signature designs for the body and home.

Excellent Adventures Comics, 110 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa, 884-9498. Comics from 1930 to today, plus toys and games.

Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse, 54 The Crossing Blvd., Clifton Park, 688-0153. Largest selection of wine and liquor at the best price.

Gardens at Broadway, 797 Broadway, Schenectady, 374-6877. Quality antiques with over 1,000 in-stock wallpaper selections, some with coordinating fabrics and custom window treatments.

Humming Bird Designs, 19 Third St., Troy, 272-1807. Making the difference in fine jewelry since 1981.

Intelligent Technology Solutions, 47 S. River St., Coxsackie, 731-9766, www.intellitechsolutions.com. Offering Dell computer bundles, equipped with three games and a game pad. Delivered and installed.

Jeet Kune Do Academy of Martial Arts, Towne Center, 1603 Route 9, Clifton Park, 371-5858. Offering group lessons and private instruction in Bruce Lee’s art of Jeet Kune Do.

Le-Wanda Jewelry, 246 Delaware Ave., Delmar, 439-9665. A continuing tradition since 1959.

Manifest Station, 42 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 226-0903, www.manifeststation.com. A Saratoga retailer specializing in hemp accessories, body products, and natural fiber clothing. New glass gallery next door.

Music Shack, 1272 Central Ave., Albany, 436-4581. Give the gift of music found in one of Metroland’s Best Of picks.

National Bottle Museum, 76 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa, 885-7589, www.nationalbottlemuseum.org. The gift shop features American-made glass gifts and sculptures. Hot glass courses in flameworking.

The Open Door Bookstore, 128 Jay St., Schenectady, 346-2719, www.opendoor-bookstore.com. A locally owned independent bookstore since 1971, the Open Door offers great books for any age, and unique books from around the world.

Orion, 169 Jay St., Schenectady, 346-4902. A Jay Street landmark, Orion offers handmade silver, a full line of glass pipes and smoking accessories, imported cigars, tobacco and cigarettes.

Parkway Music, 1602 Route 9, Clifton Park, 383-0300. New, used and vintage instruments; amps; and everything else the musician needs.

Pasquale Nicolella Salon, 402 Hamilton St., Schenectady, 347-2566. A salon focused on you.

Pearl Grant Richman, Stuyvesant Plaza, Guilderland, 438-8409. Find the perfect gift for anyone.

Profile Hair Design Inc., 1830 Western Ave., Albany, 218-0587. A salon carrying Fat Hat, Salaam, petites to generous, flax, jewelry, handbags, lotions, soaps, hand-knit scarves and so much more.

Rhythm Section, 104 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, 388-8488. Scotia’s independent music scene starts at the Rhythm Section. Offering something for any musician, the stock includes acoustic and electric guitars, drum kits, and sheet music.

Romeo’s, 299 Lark St., Albany, 434-4014. Perfect gifts for family, friends and lovers.

Saratoga Organics, 38 Front St., Ballston Spa, 885-2005, www.saratogaorganics.com. All your organic and hydroponic gardening needs. Horticultural lighting and repairs.

Schenectady Museum, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, 382-7890, www.schenectadymuseum.org. Ongoing exhibits and a unique gift shop with works from regional artists.

Shining Star, 244 Lark St., Albany, 465-5520, www.shiningstarincense.com. Local novelty shop. Nothing you need—everything you want. Incense, jewelry, tapestries, musical instruments and more.

Smoke and Mirrors, 221 Lark St., Albany, 434-3236. Lark Street’s newest store, selling posters, frames, hangers, room décor, party and adult games, chess, poker, hookahs/hookah tobacco and statuary.

Stain in the Glass, Socha Plaza, Scotia, 399-0292. A unique shop that offers everything glass. Tiffany Lamps and window hangings are just a small example of what this store holds. Hobbyists welcome!

State of Grace, 11 Second St., Troy, 272-1055. Fine clothing and gifts for women.

Street Cat Jewelry, 237-7004, www.streetcatjewelry.com. A truly new idea in jewelry design. Very cool . . . Very hot.

Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-5539, www.skidmore.edu/tang. Contemporary museum, noted for its controversial architectural design and its daring exhibitions within.

Torrid, Crossgates Mall, 862-0840. Plus-sizes women’s clothing store.

Twice Told Used Books, 19 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, 587-2427, www.ttubbs.com. Used books bought, sold and traded. Large children’s and contemporary fiction sections.

V Salon, 1168 Western Ave., Albany, 482-1880. Get a great new look for the holidays.

The Warehouse, 30-32 Front St., Ballston Spa, 885-6634. Big savings on name brands for men, women and children.

Whistling Kettle, 24 Front St., Ballston Spa, 884-2664, www.thewhistlingkettle.com. 85 types of premium loose-leaf teas, tea pots and tea accessories. Breakfast, lunch and dinners served, as well as afternoon tea.

Wilton Mall, Route 50 (Northway Exit 15), Wilton, 583-2138. Old Navy, Dicks, Abercrombie & Fitch, as well as JC Penney and Sears. Indoor carousel and eight-screen theater.

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