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  Volume 26 - Number 30 - July 24, 2003

Cover photo by Joe Putrock

That’s Me in the Spotlight
By Kathryn Lurie

For Paddy Kilrain, hosting the BUMrock open-mike night has brought her back in touch with the local music community—and with a more mature and humble sense of her place in it

Common Ground

By Darryl McGrath

A new law requiring hospitals to provide emergency contraception to rape victims has earned the support of family-planning advocates and the Roman Catholic church

We’re Getting Steamed
By Jennifer Schulkind

Environmental groups put Pataki’s feet to the fire over his dragging them on global-
warming initiative

Electric Shock
By Peter Horton

Thanks to once-stringent air-quality mandates, General Motors designed a battery-powered, exhaust-free car called the EV1—only to quietly pull the plug and cover up
its growing demand

Around the Nightclub Turn
By Kirsten Ferguson

From familial to faux-fashionable, the
watering holes of Saratoga Springs present personalities as varied as their drink menus

Savage Love
By Dan Savage

If Dan Savage won't answer your weird, disgusting, perverted, embarrassing questions about sex, perhaps you'd best keep them to yourself.

Best of the Capital Region 2003 Best of the Capital Region 2003

From pizza to politicians, from gift stores to guitarists, from sushi to ski areas: We've combed the region to find the best that's out there.
2003 Spring Fahion

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this summer available right here in the Capital Region.
2003 Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2003 Summer Guide

Your guide to the hottest--and coolest--people, places and things in the Capital Region this summer.
2003 Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2002 Spring/Summer Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants. Includes a special section dedicated to outdoor dining.
2003 Bridal Guide 2003 Bridal Guide

Don't fret about where to find your perfect wedding dress or how to plan the wedding of your dreams. Our bridal guide is filled with tips that will help you have the perfect wedding.
2002 Local Music Guide 2002 Local Music Guide

Bands, clubs, recording studios, radio stations: Your comprehensive guide to the Capital Region's thriving music scene.
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