Proctors Collaborative Announces Universal Preservation Hall Leadership

Teddy Foster, Mary Beth McGarrahan to helm recently renovated performance venue   SARATOGA SPRINGS – In advance of the Feb. 29 opening of Universal Preservation Hall (UPH), Proctors Collaborative announced today the appointment of Dorothy “Teddy” Foster and Mary Beth McGarrahan to two of the performing arts facility’s primary leadership roles. The pair will be crucial…

Universal Preservation Hall Welcomes New Board Members

Michelle Borisenok and John Karcher will help organization on the path to opening day   SARATOGA SPRINGS—OCT. 4, 2019— Universal Preservation Hall welcomes two new board members, who, according to Campaign Director Teddy Foster, will help the organization on the path to opening day.   Michelle Borisenok and John Karcher bring media and business skills to the…

Construction Underway at Universal Preservation Hall  

Public campaign announced SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—DEC. 6, 2018—“Today, we make good on a promise,” said Universal Preservation Hall Campaign Director Teddy Foster, Thursday morning, outside the former Methodist church on Washington Street. “In 2003, we said that we would create an accessible year-round arts center in downtown Saratoga Springs. It has taken time, but construction…

Universal Preservation Hall Poised to be Community Living Room for Saratoga Springs

$750K Restore New York Communities Initiative grant will spur construction SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—March 27, 2018—Long-anticipated renovation and construction on Universal Preservation Hall will begin soon, following New York State’s announcement on Monday of a $750,000 Restore New York Communities Initiative grant to the City of Saratoga Springs through Empire State Development. “We thank Governor Cuomo, Mayor Meg Kelly and…

Augie’s Hosts Benefit Nights for Universal Preservation Hall

SARATOGA SPRINGS—MARCH 5, 2018—Saratoga County restauranteur Augie Vitiello has stepped forward to support Universal Preservation Hall with a special promotion at both of his eateries—Augie’s Family Style Italian Restaurant & Take Out (17 Low Street, Ballston Spa, 518.884.8600) and Augie’s Family Style Italian To-Go (223 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 518.580.8646). On specified Mondays and Wednesdays, through June 25, Vitiello will donate…