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Tulip Fest

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by Shawn Stone May 8, 2014

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    CHALK ART RETURNS  Drawing Up Central, a sidewalk chalk art contest on lower Central Avenue between Henry Johnson Boulevard and Lexington Avenue, returns this Saturday (May 10) from 10 AM-2 PM. A project of Equinox, ...

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Tulip Festival

by The Staff May 8, 2014

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  It’s been a colder than usual spring, but the tulips are blooming in Washington Park and the meteorologists are promising a warm-up just in time for Tulip Fest. What will be waiting for you? There will ...

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Tulip Fest

by The Staff May 8, 2013

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  So, we think we finally understand this whole street-scrubbing ceremony that always heralds the beginning of Albany’s annual Tulip Fest—and wonder if there’s a similar procedure for the human sinus cavity. See, flowers, lovely as ...

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Art Beat

by Shawn Stone May 1, 2013

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  TULIP TIME, ALMOST  Though I know you’re excited, Tulip Fest is a week away. Still, it seems worthwhile to make sure a new addition to Tulip Fest is brought to your attention now. And it ...

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Tulip Fest

by The Staff May 4, 2011

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At the height of Holland’s 17th-century “tulip mania,” tulip bulbs were being sold for 10 times the annual salary of a skilled craftsman. If prices had held, Albany would now be the Humboldt of this ...

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