Splashing in the Spa City

Saratoga was highlighted in the travel section of the NYT today. The angle: guy and his family go there to splash about -- in the pools, in the baths, in the hotel tub. The best thing about the piece is probably the accompanying photos by Nathaniel Brooks.

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Tried them out yesterday on my bike. It felt SO much safer than the rest of Madison. And guess what? Where it's 4 lanes, I had to take up a whole lane anyway because there is not enough space. This will definitely encourage others to ride bikes. And I have not seen any additional traffic. It's astonishing that in 2016 Albany still only has 2 bike lanes. We need lots more!

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