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Small Business Saturday-November 30, 2019

Small businesses are important because they provide opportunities for entrepreneurs and create meaningful jobs with greater job satisfaction than positions with larger, traditional companies. They foster local economies, keeping money close to home and supporting neighborhoods and communities. Ballston Spa is home to a wonderful variety of small businesses–and supporting them keeps our community thriving.  On… Read more »


Holiday Window Display Recognition

Our Ballston Spa businesses really know how to deck those halls (and windows) to bring out the Christmas cheer.  Here are the winners of this year’s Holiday Window decorating contest: A Bead Just So, 114 Milton Avenue Boho Chic Boutique, 90 Front Street Canvas Hair Salon, 22 Washington Street Dapper & Dames Hair Studio, 81… Read more »


November 2019 Newsletter

November is the traditional start to what we think of as the “holiday” season–with Thanksgiving being the kick off at the end of the month.  Between now and then, plans are moving along on The Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on December 6, known far and wide as a quintessential slice of hometown… Read more »


2019 Ballston Spa Property Beautification Awards

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, in partnership with Curtis Lumber, honored business owners and residents whose renovation, restoration, and beautification efforts have enhanced the Ballston Spa community over the past year.  The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by others in the community.  At a reception on October 22 at Curtis Lumber, each… Read more »


Save Brookside

The Saratoga County Historical Society/Brookside Museum has begun a campaign to reorganize and prevent the potential closure of the museum. Two local organizations have agreed to provide initial partial funding to keep Brookside’s doors open during this period of change. Local history, group the Saratoga County Area History Roundtable, has also begun a joint fundraising… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Amazing Finds Boutique

Please join us to celebrate a year in business for Amazing Finds Boutique.  Owner Christine Jamison is proud to be among all the other awesome business owners here who make her feel so welcome and thanks everyone who has made this an “Amazing” year. She looks forward to many more years here in Ballston Spa. … Read more »


November Networking Breakfast

November’s Networking breakfast is Tuesday, November 5, 7:30-8:30 am,  hosted by Nomad Coffee & Crepes, 80 Milton Avenue. In its relatively short time on the village’s main drag of Milton Avenue, Nomad Coffee & Crepes, the fabulously vintage “pocket” café and bar has become a bit of a local legend.  Started by young entrepreneur Nick… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at McDonald’s of Ballston Spa

  Join us as we celebrate the grand re-opening of McDonald’s of Ballston Spa, 201 Church Street (Route 50) on Monday, October 21 at 10 am.  The entire restaurant was rebuilt from the bottom up and is state of the art–but with that same B Spa McDonald’s friendliness you’ve come to know.  Come check it… Read more »


Ballston Spa Holiday Parade

  The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association’s annual Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting takes place, Friday, December 6.  The step off time is 6:30 pm, proceeding on Milton Avenue and ending in Wiswall Park on Front Street with Santa lighting the Christmas tree.  The parade has become a hometown-style holiday tradition, with… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Dapper & Dames Hair Studio

With over 15 years of salon ownership experience, Carole A Levine is proud to re-open her Dapper & Dames Hair Studio in Ballston Spa where her family roots are.  Carole specializes in unique hair cuts to fit your own personal unique needs, as well as in all phases of coloring perms and special event styling. … Read more »


October 2019 Newsletter

Feel that bit of coolness in the air?  It’s autumn in upstate New York, and here in Ballston Spa, that means falling leaves, pumpkins and mums on the porch and cars—lots and lots of fabulous cars!  The 17th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show is one the biggest events of the year, with all… Read more »


October Networking Breakfast

The October Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, October 1 from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sherry Hoffman Insurance, 415 Geyser Road in Ballston Spa. As a State Farm Insurance agent, Sherry Hoffman, and her staff, make it their mission to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Sherry… Read more »