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Every part of the Canfield Casino was meticulously planned. No detail was missed. Charlie pointed out that the side entrance used to be the front entrance so people could see who was coming in and going to the Casino from their seats on the hotel porches. Seeing the distinguished patrons of the Casino, made others want to be a part of the social scene. It is hard to say how Morrissey could afford ...

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Posted in History By Maddy Zanetti

Creating the Perfect Casino

6/6/2016 9:38 AM

Creating the perfect casino has many challenges. It is a controversial business and can easily be put into negative light. Many gambling houses in the 1800s were corrupted and shady. They were looked down on by churches, politicians, and the “upper class”… even though you were likely to find someone from all of the organizations at the Canfield Casino. But Morrissey and Canfield were very smart, a...

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Posted in History By Maddy Zanetti

The making of our award winning chowda for Canines! We were lucky enough to be chosen by Mayor Joanne Yepsen's dog Sasha as this years Chowdown Championchowda mayor 2016! We faced tough competition from Milton Manor but 2016 was our year ( for the 4th time in 9 years of competition! The trophy will be on display here at Impressions till next year.

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Chowderfest is a wonderful event celebrating it's 18th year and is o...

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Posted in Dogs Events Recipes By Marianne Barker

Inside Chowderfest

1/23/2015 1:51 PM

[caption id="attachment_771" align="alignleft" width="300"]The Lilian's staff with an impressive chowder spread The Lilian's staff with an impressive chowder spread[/caption]Chowderfest has been around for 17 years now, many of you come to it every year and enjoy all of the wonderful concoctions Saratoga restaurants come up with. But for Connie Crudo from the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau there is a lot more to think about that which line ...Read More
Posted in General Guest Blogger By Maddy Zanetti

My Saratoga Story

1/23/2014 12:18 PM

People who know me know I always say "Saratoga has been very good to me".  Growing up in Long Beach, N.Y. and raising my 2 boys Nicholas and Dominic who are 5th generation, you would think I would never move.  Then 17 years ago I came to Saratoga for the first time to go to the races.  I had never been to Saratoga or even heard of Saratoga with the exception of the song "You're so vain" by Carly S...Read More
Posted in General History By Jamie Onderdonk

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