Online print boutique Pretty Polite launches offering custom invitations and cards
Founded in 2015, Pretty Polite is an online print boutique, backed by a team of print enthusiasts who work hard to make its customers look good on paper. Their high-quality prints can be easily personalized through their online tools and are available at simple, all-inclusive prices. Pretty Polite allows customers to create beautiful custom prints that enhance life’s special events. Please visit www.prettypolite.com
START-UP NY Roundtable at SUNY Poly CNSE Brings Together Capital Region Schools and ESD Representatives to Stimulate Development Opportunities
Parham promoted at public relations agency
Troy BID's 4th Annual Dinner & Sammy Awards announced
CSSC celebrates 14th Annual Founders’ Awards Dinner
Only the Best Bridal Show at the National Museum of Dance
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Caterers, photographers, jewelers, entertainers, bridal shops, and more! The best of the best local vendors will transform the National Museum of Dance into a wedding wonderland on November 8th for the Museum’s seventh annual bridal show. Getting married? This is a show you don’t want to miss! The Museum boasts over 60 of the best Capital Region vendors who will be ready to help you plan your special day.
The bridal show is free and open to the public from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the National Museum of Dance. This year, every bride or groom who visits the show will be entered to win free use of the National Museum of Dance as the venue for their big day! Be sure to join us for your chance to win!
The National Museum of Dance is located at 99 South Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Museum is currently open for daily admissions Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. To support future exhibitions and events such as these, consider becoming a museum member. For more information visit www.dancemuseum.org or call (518) 584-2225.
Seasonal news from The Crown Grill
Northshire Bookstore announces November events
Saratoga Springs - Throughout the month of November, Northshire Bookstore will host readings and signings in Saratoga Springs. Except where otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public, and will take place at Northshire Bookstore Saratoga, 424 Broadway.
Story Time! Fridays at 10:30. (Story time cancelled on Friday, November 27th.)
November 4 - Wednesday - 7:00 pm - Happy Birthday Tor - A Celebration of 35 Years of Tor Books - with a huge roster of great Fantasy authors!
On the eve of the opening of World Fantasy Convention 2015 in downtown Saratoga Springs, join us for a party celebrating 35 years of Science Fiction & Fantasy publisher Tor Books. Mingle with more than 20 guest authors, enjoy catering from Esperanto and a craft beer tasting from Schmalz Brewing Company.
November 7 - Saturday - 3:00 pm - Afternoon Tea with Gail Carriger - Manners & Mutiny - event located in the “Around the Corner Cafe” connected to our store
Ms. Carriger, a Northshire Bookseller favorite, will chat about and sign books from her Parasol Protectorate series, her young adult Finishing School series - including the brand new "Manners & Mutiny," and her new Custard Protocol series. The Around the Corner Cafe will have a special tea time menu of tea and treats available for purchase.
November 8 - Sunday - 4:00 pm - Pizza Party with Children’s Book Authors
A pizza party, book chat & signing with a fun group of children's book & young adult authors!
· Jeannine Atkins - Little Woman in Blue, Borrowed Names
· Anne Broyles - Priscilla and the Hollyhocks, Arturo and the Navidad Birds
· Nancy Castaldo - Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Save the World, Race Around the World
· Marissa Doyle - Bewitching Season, Betraying Season
· Alison Ashley Formento - Twigs, These Rocks Count!
· Liza Frenette - Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Falls Ahead
· Linda Marshall - Talia and the Very YUM Kippur, The Passover Lamb
· Kyra Teis The Magic Flute, Read to Me
November 11 - Wednesday - 7:00 pm - Saratoga Social Magazine Release Party
Celebrate the release of The Saratoga Social's Magazine and kick off the season in style with their Holiday Issue. Nibble on hors d'oeuvres while being one of the first to see the cover reveal & get your hands on 100 pages of parties, fashion, philanthropy spotlights - and did we mention parties?
November 14 - Saturday - 5:00 pm - Tabletop Game Night with Hassan Lopez, designer of Clockwork Wars
Meet game designer Lopez, learn about his new game, and play the game with fellow attendees. In Clockwork Wars, 2-4 players command a unique race of creatures in an epic war game set in an alternate universe where magic and steam-era technology collide.
KIDS! November 15 - Sunday - 2:00 pm - Dominique Townsend - Shantideva: How to Wake Up a Hero
Join us for a reading and art activity with author & Himalayan art expert Dominique Townsend. Readers of all ages will enjoy this retelling of a beloved spiritual classic. Playfully illustrated in traditional Tibetan style, the story of the monk Shantideva frames his inspiring lessons on the way of the bodhisattva superhero. Event intended for children age 5 & up.
November 21 - Saturday - 7:00 pm - Sheldon Solomon - The Worm at the Core
Join us for an evening with a beloved Skidmore College Psychology Professor, co-founder of popular Saratoga restaurant Esperanto, and inventor of the Doughboy. The Worm at the Core presents a transformative, fascinating theory based on robust and groundbreaking experimental research: our unconscious fear of death powers almost everything we do. Staff from Esperanto will serve light refreshments.
All Ages! November 22nd - Sunday - 2:00-4:00 pm - Star Wars Party
Join our booksellers for an afternoon of Star Wars fun. Let the Force guide you on our scavenger hunt, complete our Jedi training course, compete in a costume contest (no light sabers allowed), and more!
All events listed above will take place at Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, NY, and are free and open to the public, except where otherwise noted.
For more information on these or other events, call 518-682-4200 or 1-855-339-5990, or visit the Northshire Bookstore website at www.northshire.com.
Saratoga-based tequila, Italian bistro team up for unique pairing
The three brothers-in-law who opened the Three Vines Bistro, Joe Krason, Alex Nikola and Serafino Zaccone, have brought the art of Italian dining to Saratoga Springs, NY with their restaurant at 32 A Congress Plaza. The Three Vines represents the restaurateurs’ connection both in the restaurant and outside its walls. The family ties of Joseph, Alex, and Serafino can be tasted in the dishes they serve and observed in the ambiance and service they provide.
Executive chef and co-owner Serafino Zaccone, previously chef at Forno, said “Our fine-dining customers are eager to try new flavors and support another local small business. I look forward to building these exciting new dishes and to giving our patrons a unique blend of Mexico and Italy. “
One With Life Tequila’s founder, Lisa Elovich, a local Saratoga resident who launched her company in July said,” I am honored to have the One With Life brand associated with Serafino, a rising star executive chef.”
Founded by Elovich, a former prosecutor, boxing promoter, administrative law judge and life coach, One With Life Tequila is a brand associated with a spiritual message aligned with Elovich’s personal philosophy about living a mindful and balanced life. “One With Life” means having peace and joy in the present moment. Enjoying OWL Tequila, in moderation, reminds us to celebrate life with family and friends and appreciate the here and now.
The pairing dinner will take place Sunday, November 15th at 6:00 pm (event seating at 5:30 pm) and cost is $45 per person. For reservations, which are required, please call 518-306-5881. Limited seating is available, so reservations are recommended by November 10th.
Alpine Sport Shop celebrates 75th anniversary
For more information on the history, activities and events of the Alpine Sport Shop, please contact Terri-Lynn Pellegri at 584-6290.
Alpine Sport Shop hosts newest Warren Miller Ski Movie
The movie will be shown on Saturday November 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm, at the Trombley Auditorium, Maple Avenue Middle School, 515 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
All proceeds will benefit Saratoga Springs High School Nordic Ski Team, Saratoga Rowing Association, and Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Program
Those attending will have a chance to win great gifts from Ski & Snowboard suppliers, and receive a ski lift ticket voucher for Sugarbush Ski Area in Vermont, and more.
Butler-Binley launches new marketing agency, Brand 21
Butler-Binley’s career launched in New York City where she spent more than 10 years working for industry giants including Publicis N.A. and DIGITAS (currently Digitas LBi), executing creative and strategic campaigns for mega brands like American Express, Ann Taylor, BMW, Canon, L’Oréal, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts, to name a few.
In 2003, Butler-Binley returned from Madison Avenue and joined Palio Communications (Palio+Ignite) as group creative supervisor. In 2006, she created her first agency and founded B-Squared Integrated Marketing. In 2008, B-Squared was rebranded to Fingerpaint and her second agency was born. As the agency’s creative lead and co-founder, Butler-Binley expertly integrated marketing and creative strategies across all communication channels while fostering the agency culture and client engagements for top local, national and global brands across multiple sectors. More importantly, she was instrumental in building Fingerpaint and elevating the brand to what it is known for today.
Brand 21 is Butler-Binley’s latest entrepreneurial venture. The agency focuses on defining an ownable brand promise and position starting with the question, “Who are you?”
The Gideon Putnam is Honored by Meetings Focus for 2nd Time
Arrow Named to National List of Top-Performing Banks
Women TIES to host luncheon for Saratoga and Albany women entrepreneurs
Women TIES, a New York business dedicated the past 10 years to helping women
entrepreneurs expand their marketplace in New York State, will host a strategic networking and
educational program for Greater Saratoga and Albany women entrepreneurs.
On Tuesday Nov. 10, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Inn at Saratoga, Broadway
Street, Saratoga Springs, the Women TIES Greater Saratoga and Albany Rochester Luncheon
“Empowerment through Action” will be held. The event features Benita Zahn, Television Anchor of
WNYT, and recent first time triathlon competitor, will speak about becoming fearless in sports, life and
business. The event also features Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham, President of Women TIES and
Women’s Athletic Network, will share about her recent trip to New York City to run will National
Women’s Hall of Fame inductee and founder of 261Fearless.org, Katharine Switzer.
The event is sponsored by Women's Business Center of NYS and All About Wardrobe a new
innovative service created by Mary Beth Johnson, RN and Peggy Grey of 22 Shades of Grey.
The event is open to women entrepreneurs, businesswomen and independent
saleswomen. The cost of the event is $32 and includes lunch, program, promotional materials
tables, and strategic networking. For more information on the program or to make reservations
November 8th, visit www.womenties.com or call 315-708-4288.
Old Troy Mysteries and Mayhem Tour
SONIC hosting local job fair
SONIC Drive-In is seeking qualified full and part-time employees for the SONIC Drive-In in Latham, NY and a new location in Troy, NY for the following open positions:
· Assistant Managers
· Crew Members
Interested candidates can apply online at https://www.sonicdrivein.com/
by searching for positions in Latham and Troy. Questions about employment can be directed to Gene Dianna (Cak1861@gmail.com).
Applicants should bring:
Photo ID (license, passport or ID card), and either a Social Security card or birth certificate and resume.
Monday, Oct 19 and Tuesday, Oct. 20
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Latham SONIC Drive-In
701 Troy Schenectady Rd,
Latham, NY 12110
SONIC Drive-In management is seeking friendly and enthusiastic employees to help bring a new dining experience to the Latham and Troy communities.
Staff training will begin immediately.