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Ring in 2019 With Us!

As the year winds down we recall the last twelve months of happy memories at Longfellows. Between updates, renovations, new friends, familiar faces, weddings, races, new hires, and every other instance of chaos, we’ve had another lovely year with our friends and neighbors. Now there is snow on the ground, and we are preparing to put the old year to bed, and ring in a new and happy 2019.   Imagine that it’s 11:55 on…

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Longfellows’ Groaning Board

Dating back up to three centuries, the term Groaning Board refers to the table so laden with good food that it must creak and groan under the weight. In 1863 President Lincoln may have celebrated the newly established Day of Thanks with a hearty meal as they recalled the survival and determination of the American Pilgrims during the harvest of 1612. It is a no coincidence that the expression Groaning Board came, over time, to…

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Historic Haunts of Saratoga

It is the spookiest day of the year, and to celebrate we thought we would give our ghosts a rest! Longfellows has long been considered to be a haunted location in Saratoga, and the restaurant itself is inside renovated turn-of-the-last-century dairy barns. Old, rural roots are often the popular haunts for old spirits, so here are a few other ghost-populated spots in the area! Canfield Casino, located in the heart of downtown Saratoga, is the…

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Saratoga Festival of Trees

SARATOGA FESTIVAL OF TREES A benefit for Catholic Charities at Saratoga City Center Preview Reception, November 30 6-8pm Festival of Trees December 1st-4th Downtown Saratoga will soon begin to look a lot like Christmas!  Next week the Saratoga Springs City Center will be transformed into a magical land, kicking off the holiday season with over 250 decorated trees, wreaths and other holiday decor on display.  Trees, available for viewing and purchase, will be exhibited for…

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Got a minute?

old school wedding photo of bride and groom

Valentine’s Day!  These two words conjure up images of romance, hearts, flowers and love.  Love was in the air on a cold, snowy Valentine’s Day 33 years ago when my husband and I said our “I do’s”.  I would love to tell you that our choice of Valentine’s Day was because of how romantic it would be, but, that would not be telling the truth.  Truth is, the first date I selected was opening day…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!  We love the holidays here at Longfellows, the decorations are up, the trees are lit and the fireplaces are keeping us toasty and warm each day.  I just love sitting with a warm cup of cocoa next to the fireplace and relaxing at the end of the day, don’t you? But alas, it’s that busy season, so there isn’t much time for me to relax!  We are busy…

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Happy New Years 2016!

2016 christmas graphic

Happy New Years! Ok I may be a few days early, but I’m excited to ring in 2016!  This year marks the 20th anniversary of First Night Saratoga!  Did you know it’s the 2nd largest celebration in NY, besides the big one in the big apple! First night Saratoga features more than 80 musical acts performing all over our great city and the chance to ring in a healthy new year with an exhilarating 5k…

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