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by The Staff April 17, 2014

  Editor’s note: There was one omission in Readers’ Poll, and one error. We left out Best Local Website (Music), and, in Best Local TV News Anchor, we misspelled Phil Bayly’s name. We regret both mistakes. Best ...

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Readers Poll: Food & Drink

by The Staff April 10, 2014

  Best American 1. New World Bistro Bar 2. Bootleggers on Broadway 3. The Standard Innovative cuisine and comfortable atmosphere is enough for Ric Orlando’s place to again take top honors this year. Best Italian 1. D’Raymonds 2. Café Capriccio 3. Café Italia In a ...

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Readers Poll: People & Places

by The Staff April 10, 2014

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  Best Park 1. Washington Park 2. The Crossings 3. Thacher Park Beautiful Washington Park, with its scenic events and playhouse, swept the ballots, with suburban, recreational The Crossings coming in at a respectable second. Best Playground 1. The Crossings 2. Central Park 3. ...

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Readers Poll: Etcetera

by The Staff April 10, 2014

  Best Use of Public Funds Troy Waterfront Park, education/schools, Alive at Five, fixing roads, CDTA, New York State Museum, snow removal, infrastructure/fixing roads, Central Park, environment, Livingston Avenie Pedestrian Bridge, state employees, Park Playhouse, revitalization of ...

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Readers Poll: Arts & Entertainment

by The Staff April 10, 2014

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  Best Movie Theater 1.  Spectrum 8 Theatres 2.  Regal Colonie Center Stadium 13 3.  Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas Saratoga No contest: Spectrum 8 Theatres is the indie theater this town deserves as well as the anchor of the Delaware ...

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Readers Poll: Best Goods and Services

by Metroland Staff April 9, 2014

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  Best Optical Store 1. Empire Visionworks aka Empire Vision Centers 2. DiNapoli Opticians 3. Buenau’s Opticians The results are clear and focused: Empire Visionworks is superlative with spectacles. Best Appliance Store 1. Sears 2. Lowe’s 3. Cocca’s Appliances & Home Electronics The big boxes ...

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Readers’ Poll: People & Places

by The Staff March 13, 2013

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Best Park 1. Washington Park 2. The Crossings 3. Thacher State Park There is no shortage of parks in the Capital Region but these three easily took the top spots. Best Playground 1. The Crossings 2. Central Park, ...

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Readers’ Poll: Goods & Services

by The Staff March 13, 2013

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Best Optical Store 1. Empire Vision Centers 2. Lens Crafters 3. Hughes Opticians Empire Vision Centers are a repeat winner; Lens Crafters moved up from last year’s third-place finish; and Delmar’s Hughes Opticians knocked an old favorite out of ...