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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Strolling Along Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York

Joe, our Saratoga Springs Food Tour Guide, shared many interesting facts about the as we walked through downtown.  Here are some photos I took on Broadway....

housed in the former
Saratoga Springs Firehouse.

Saratoga Springs is the home of America's oldest horse racing track.  Since 1863 horse racing enthusiasts from all over the world have been traveling here for the annual Summer Meet.

I love the stonework at
The Algonquin's entry.

Built in the 1890s, The
Algonquin houses
shops & upscale


In a changing world, Saratoga Springs has worked hard to balance historic preservation and growth. Their efforts are paying off....  Last year, Broadway was voted one of the ten best main streets in America.  

is a fun place to learn about
Extra Virgin Olive Oils.

Menges & Curtis is
Saratoga Springs'
oldest surviving

Opened in 1860, the former Apothecary, now Fallon Wellness Pharmacy, continues to strive to meet the community's healthcare needs.

1877, has been renovated
& will re-open on July 1.

The color palate chosen for the front exterior shows off the building's beautiful Victorian features.

Rip Van Dam Hotel, built
in the mid 1800s, now
houses Salt & Char.

The roof line of the building
 at Broadway & Caroline 
catches my eye...

A Saxophone Player
serenades the 
people who walk by.

A Horse greets small children
in front of Impressions of

James & Sons Tobacconists
also sells souvenirs.

is a lovely shop with many
flavorful teas & honeys to sample.

These are just a few of the historic buildings and businesses that line Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Come for a visit and let me know your opinions of Saratoga Springs' award winning main street.

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