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Do you want to stay up to date on the latest news in Glens Falls, NY and the surrounding region? Well look no further! Below, we’ve rounded up some of the top Glens Falls news stories, including exciting business updates, major event announcements, community highlights, and more.

Glens Falls Will Kick Off Summer With a Mermaid Festival

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Have you heard? A new festival is coming to town - the first-ever Glens Falls Mermaid Festival is slated for Saturday, June 22 in downtown.

Highlights are expected to include:

  • Live entertainment
  • A costume parade
  • A costume contest
  • A treasure hunt
  • Kids activities
  • Photo opps
  • Restaurant specials

This is adult- and kid-friendly, and guests are encouraged to dress up as a mermaid, merman, pirate, or sea creature!

Find more info at glensfallsmermaidfestival.com.

Uncle Mario's Garage to Take Over Farmstead Flatbread Space

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A new restaurant is preparing to open in Queensbury at the former Farmstead Flatbread Space at 1066 Route 9.

Uncle Mario's Garage is in conversation with the Queensbury Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, according to the Glens Falls Chronicle.

Mario DiSiena, who owns The Furniture House next door, has purchased the space and been renovating it for the past two years.

Uncle Mario's Garage will be a car-themed restaurant with offerings similar to that of Farmstead Flatbread, including wood-fired pizza.

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Queen NYC Deli Now Open 24 Hours

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Have you tried Queen NYC Deli, which took over the former spot of New Way Lunch's Queensbury location?

Situated at 731 Upper Glen Street in Queensbury, this expansive deli is open 24 hours. Their menu includes breakfast sandwiches, hot sandwiches, cold sandwiches, breakfast platters, halal food, crepes, quesadillas, salads, side orders, and cakes, along with smoothies, coffee, and more beverages.

A New Spa Is Coming to the Queensbury Hotecoming son

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The Queensbury Hotel has announced they are adding a spa to their historic hotel!

The Ruby Luxury Spa Bar is expected to open this month, and will specialize in hair styling, blowouts, makeup, express facials, and more for guests.

Follow Ruby Luxury Spa Bar on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated.

There's a New Jeweler In Town

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Hannoush Jewelers has opened a new location, their third, in Queensbury, having taken over the former Louis Jewelers space at 1054 Route 9. Their other locations are in Clifton Park and Albany.

The 3,500-square-foot space has been renovated with a dedicated bridal section and a Gabriel & Co. Store-in-store.

Visit them 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday, or 10am to 5pm Saturday.

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