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If these walls could talk… (I think they just did.)

Found: Cool old Saratoga Race Track sign. Where: In the wall (!!!). As we were doing a little sheetrock work, we found this cool, old sign buried in the lathe and plaster walls at Carriage House Lane. It’s filthy, but … Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Christmas at the Farm

  The old “Dee Farm”, now the Bischoff family’s home, will be featured in the holiday issue of Simply Saratoga. This one is not to be missed- the home is straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, with its blazing … Continue reading

TRASK Art Show & Sale 2013: Preserving Saratoga Springs through Art

Next Thursday is the 2nd TRASK Art Show & Sale, benefitting the restoration of the Spencer Trask Memorial. If that doesn’t ring a bell, you might know our city’s iconic Spirit of Life sculpture, which is the centerpiece of the … Continue reading

What a Catch! 10 Ritchie Place

What a cutie patootie! Built in 1926, this historic cottage on Ritchie Place is just one block to the East Side Rec and about a 15 minute walk to Broadway. The house needs some updates, but it looks tidy and … Continue reading

Sneak Peek for my next Simply Saratoga Article!

Very graciously, Amy and David Strauss have let us into their stunning home on Fifth Avenue in downtown Saratoga. Built in 1902, this house is quintessential Saratoga, with porches to DIE for and original butler’s pantries galore inside. The couple … Continue reading

Drive by Shooting: Caroline Street

This is my Moby Dick. And yes, coincidentally, it is white. This gorgeous Italianate beauty on Caroline Street has the most beautiful bones, but sits vacant. The decay is already apparent, but I am truly hoping someone will save this … Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Simply Saratoga Magazine Article

I am so excited to announce that Simply Saratoga magazine has asked me to adapt my blog for a new series of articles for the magazine! For my first article, one our favorite Silverwood artists, Jennifer Lanne, so graciously let … Continue reading

Saratoga Home & Lifestyle Show 2013

This year we decided to get a booth to promote Silverwood at the Saratoga Rotary’s Home and Lifestyle show at the City Center.┬áIt is actually my first time attending the show (Mom’s been before) and now I know what a … Continue reading

Ode to a Leading Lady- The Adelphi Hotel

As many Saratogians know, the Adelphi just had a HUGE sale, selling off its old (and not-so-old) furniture, tchotchkes, and even old tv’s, as it prepares to undergo what is sure to be a colossal makeover. The lines reached Starbucks … Continue reading