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About Mary Cirincione

An experienced communications​ and public relations consultant​ who loves the written word so much, that she ​covers ​lifestyle and small business as a freelancer.​ Mary received her master's in journalism from Northwestern University and frequently writes about food, booze, design and the arts.
Latest Posts | By Mary Cirincione
The Best Fireplaces in Saratoga Springs
7 months ago

The Best Fireplaces in Saratoga Springs

Winter in upstate New York can take its toll. After all, one can only spend so many nights and weekend afternoons tucked away at home before things get a little …
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From Vintage Looms to Contemporary Clothing with Frittelli & Lockwood
8 months ago

From Vintage Looms to Contemporary Clothing with Frittelli & Lockwood

For Cecilia Frittelli, one half of the duo behind Frittelli & Lockwood Textile Design, the loom becomes an extension of her body as she weaves. She’s able to enter a …
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Making New York’s Best Milk with Battenkill Valley Creamery
8 months ago

Making New York’s Best Milk with Battenkill Valley Creamery

Great milk comes from happy, healthy cows—it’s as simple as that, says Seth McEachron, owner of Battenkill Valley Creamery. It’s an adage that has sustained his family-owned farm for over …
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In a New York State of Mind with Upstate Distilling
9 months ago

In a New York State of Mind with Upstate Distilling

With spirits like Blinders Vodka, Winner’s Circle White Whiskey and Spa City Whiskey, Upstate Distilling Co.’s wares are Saratoga-inspired through and through. The flagship product, Ryen’s Rye, carries the namesake …
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From Sketch to Family Heirloom with deJonghe Original Jewelry
9 months ago

From Sketch to Family Heirloom with deJonghe Original Jewelry

For Saratoga-based jeweler and gemologist Evan deJonghe, it’s all about designing something his customers will love—and getting to embrace his creative side at the same time. In an age where …
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‘Made by Us’ is More than a Mantra at GTS Clothing
10 months ago

‘Made by Us’ is More than a Mantra at GTS Clothing

GTS Clothing—which stands for Greater Than Sports—is the brainchild of Michael Borisenok and Kelly Sullivan, two Class of 2012 University of New Hampshire grads who believed in the power of …
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A World of Whimsy & Watercolor by Betsy Olmsted
10 months ago

A World of Whimsy & Watercolor by Betsy Olmsted

For mom-of-two Betsy Olmsted, color is more than just an accent—it’s the backbone of each of her designs. Her watercolors lend wow-factor to blank textiles, resulting in incredibly vivid tea …
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The Ultimate Saratoga Brunch Guide
1 year ago

The Ultimate Saratoga Brunch Guide

Brunch… it really doesn’t get much better in our opinion, with breakfast and lunch classics available at the same time. But the options can prove daunting when it comes time …
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Show a Little Local Love With Your Gifts This Year
2 years ago

Show a Little Local Love With Your Gifts This Year

It’s that time of year again when our minds and our wallets are preoccupied with gift-giving, and an overwhelming need to find the perfect gift for our bosses/babysitters/in-laws/neighbors/longtime friends…

As …
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Get Into the Holiday Spirit with 24 Days of Glorious, Local, Craft Booze
2 years ago

Get Into the Holiday Spirit with 24 Days of Glorious, Local, Craft Booze

Remember those advent calendars you had as a kid? The best ones always had tiny squares of chocolate hidden under mini flaps, each marked for a day in December. Knowing …
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