If you are looking to try a craft beer or cider in the Capital Region, there are a ton of places to choose from. Check out the best breweries in the Capital Region according to the "Best of" poll from Times Union readers.
If you are looking for something cool and different to do this winter, head on up to the Lake Geroge region and check out the many ice bars they have to offer. There are full frozen bars you can sit at, enjoy ice luges, fire pits surrounded by ice, and even photo-ops with ice sculptures you can get in or pose with.
My mom is hoping, as we all are, that things start to open up in and around the Capital Region. It looks as if it is slowly happening this week. It was also announced that the Saratoga Race Course will be opening on time. It's just that there will be no crowds allowed. In memory of having a drink at the track, my mom makes a Saratoga Sunrise.
In order to stay busy during the coronavirus lockdown, my mom has become quite the bartender. She is mixing up different drinks and showing you how to make them. It all started as a paint and sip without painting and now she has made over a dozen drinks.
My mom, Nancy, is a talented painter and she has hosted paint and sip parties in the past. But with the social distancing and the lockdown, my mom figured she would just do the sip. This time she is making a couple of versions of the Bloody Mary.
My mom, Nancy, is going a bit stir-crazy like the rest of us being cooped up inside during the coronavirus outbreak. She loves to paint and equally likes to drink. She was going to do a "how-to" paint and sip video but decided to just do the sip. This time she stirs something up for him too.
My mom is seventy-four years old and is trying her best to heed the warnings and stay home. She does get out in the yard and go for walks but she is pretty bored. The other morning, she decided to do a paint and sip video. She left out the paint part.