What's New In Glens Falls
Ciro's - a popular Italian-American restaurant in Lake Luzerne - will be re-opening its doors in the near future!

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Do locally sourced spirits sound good to you? Then you'll want to check out Springbrook Hollow Farm's array of alcoholic beverages made with organic and locally produced ingredients! While the Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery opened its doors back in December, they are gearing up for a full Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, May 23rd. 

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Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery's bourbon puppy, Phoebe. Photo Courtesy of Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery's Facebook Page
If your commute brings you near the intersection of Hudson Avenue and Elm Street in Glens Falls, you may need to make some adjustments to your morning schedule to get to work on time! Site work has just started today for a parking garage which is one of three construction projects that are planned to be built in the area surrounding Glens Falls Hospital.

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Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF), a professional performing arts festival that comes to the Charles R. Wood Theater for six weeks each summer, is returning to Glens Falls for its 21st season in June and needs your help! ATF is currently seeking locals who have space in their homes to host staff and artists who will be arriving on June 1.

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SUNY Adirondack President Kirsten Duffy is applying for a $10 million grant through New York's SUNY 2020 competition created in 2011. She is applying for money that will finance a 10,000 square-foot expansion at the school's campus in Queensbury. 

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It's undeniable that craft breweries are taking the country by storm, and the trend is being reflected regionally as well. According to Governor Cuomo, New York State's craft beer industry grew 59% from 2013 to 2014, and is continuing on its upward path. The impact of the industry as a whole in New York is estimated to be around $3.5 billion. All of this has resulted in Empire State Development (ESD)'s decision to award $168,300 to the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce (ARCC) for the purposes of promoting its Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail and boosting tourism in the region.

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The group of people that purchased the Glens Falls Civic Center have been looking at ways to boost profits. Some ideas that have been discussed include keeping ice on the floor year-round to attract both youth and adult hockey leagues. However, the Civic Center would like to expand beyond sporting events. 

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When the warmer weather rolls around, so does the ever-present coyote. While discovering one in your backyard or a nearby park can be alarming, it doesn't need to be. The DEC has put together a great list of tips to help you better understand coyote behavior and avoid any potential conflicts this spring and summer.

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Photo Credit: Gerry Lemmo

Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day on April 22? We've rounded up several great Earth Day events taking place in the Glens Falls area that you can partake in! 

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The parks of Hudson Falls are a great place to hang out with friends, let your children play or just enjoy the environment, and now, they're about to get even better! Great new additions to our parks are coming soon. The village of Hudson Falls has obtained a $36,000 grant from a Creating Healthy Places to Live and Work Grant via Glens Falls Hospital. Mayor John Barton has reported to the Post Star that he plans on using the money to make major improvements to all of the parks in Hudson Falls. 

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