BSBPA News

Directory Boards

There are 5 directory boards located throughout the village of Ballston Spa (Wiswall Park/Front Street, Milton Avenue/O’Brien’s Pharmacy building, Malta Avenue, Milton Avenue and Washington Street/Midtown Wine building and Milton Avenue and Prospect Street). The directory boards take advantage of Ballston Spa’s “strolling village” vibe.  These boards attract the attention of people using the public… Read more »


2020 Chocolate Fest Winners

Here are the winners the the 7th Annual Ballston Spa Chocolate Fest: Judges Choice: Beverage: Henry’s Tavern, Mint Chocolate Martini Dessert: Tie! Next Door Kitchen & Bar, Chocolate Strawberry Bark and Jessicakes Saratoga, Canadian Nanaimo Bar Pie (at Corina Contemporary Jewelry) Savory: The Front Street Social Club, Chocolate Chipotle Meatballs People’s Choice: Beverage: Two Birds Marketplace, Mexican Hot Chocolate… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Sunset Grill

Karen and Eric Sherman, new owners of Sunset Grill, formerly the Sunset Café, are celebrating their one year anniversary and we’ll be there to mark the occasion! “Check out some of your old favorite menu items plus our great new ones. The best Quesadillas, Fajitas, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs, Seafood, and Hickory Smoked Meats around. Join… Read more »


March Networking Breakfast

  March’s networking breakfast is Tuesday, March 3 from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Community Emergency Corps, 78 Thompson Street in Ballston Spa. Community Emergency Corps is a non-profit emergency medical service organization that serves the citizens of the Village of Ballston Spa, the Town of Milton, part of the Town of Ballston, and the Middlegrove… Read more »


February 2020 Newsletter

What better way to chase away the winter blues, as February kicks off with our popular mid-winter event, Chocolate Fest!   Read more about chocolate chefs and venues.  Also in this issue:  We’re getting underway with our 2020 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide production.  All BSBPA member businesses and organizations in good standing are listed… Read more »


BSBPA 2020 Community Mixer and Annual Meeting

    As a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation, and following best practice guidelines, the BSBPA’s Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, March 23, has been postponed.  We are looking to work with Next Door Kitchen & Bar on a future date to hold the event.       Ballston Spa Business & Professional… Read more »


“Meet the Board” Night-February 17

We are once again having our Meet the Board Night on Monday, February 17, 6:30 pm at the Ballston Area Community Center (BACC), 20 Malta Avenue.  Come along to meet your friendly BSBPA board members and learn more about what they do.  This is a great opportunity to share ideas, ask questions and connect with… Read more »


2020 Ballston Spa Map Guide

We are getting underway with production of our 2020-21 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide.   We love Ballston Spa, and what better way to showcase our wonderfully vibrant village’s shops, restaurants and services! ALL BSBPA businesses and non-profit members in good standing will be listed on the directory page.  Our 2020 Schedule of Events, historical… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at The Real McCoy Beer Company

We are so happy to welcome the Tap Room for the Real McCoy Beer Company to Ballston Spa, in the building that is the birthplace of General Abner Doubleday and dates back to 1820. “We make beers people like to drink. Unpretentious and delicious. Next time you ask for a beer, ask for The Real… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Church Mouse Nursery School

  Join us for a ribbon cutting to mark a milestone for one of Ballston Spa’s most cherished places for children!  The Church Mouse Nursery School turned 50 years old and we’ll be celebrating with staff and students on Saturday, February 1 at 12 pm. The Church Mouse is a ministry of the First Baptist… Read more »


February Networking Breakfast

February’s networking breakfast is Tuesday, February 4 from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by First Presbyterian Church of Ballston Spa, 22 West High Street. The First Presbyterian Church of Ballston Spa was founded in 1834.  Its distinctive 1835 structure is the oldest church building in the village and features a Tiffany-created stained glass window.  The faith community… Read more »


January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  In this issue, we look back on the holiday celebrations in the village and forward to the next big event–the 7th Annual Ballston Spa Chocolate Fest on February 7.  Read more about how your business or organization can participate and/or sponsor this very popular chocolate-tasting extravaganza, which in the past has brought… Read more »