The GRAMMY Foundation has prominently highlighted Caffè Lena through ongoing support from the Foundation’s prestigious grant program and an online video featuring Rufus Wainwright.
The Story with Dick Gordon dedicated a special program to our project featuring music digitized by Magic Shop Studio.
Caffè Lena History Project Press
"Caffe Lena," The Story: NPR, November 26, 2012
"The Life and Times of a Landmark," Saratoga Co Spotlight, March 22, 2012
"'American Pie' Still Homemade, but With a New Twist", New York Times, November 29, 2011
"Folk History Into Recorded History", All Over Albany Blog, August 11, 2011
“Celebrating Fifty Years of American Folk Music History: The Caffè Lena Collection Arrives at the Library of Congress”, American Folklife Center Newsletter, Winter/Spring 2010.
“Founded On A Dream”, Saratoga Living Magazine, Spring Issue 2010.
“Caffè Lena Collection Arrives at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress”, International Folk Alliance Newsletter, February 2010.
“A Little Slice of Americana”, American Airlines American Way Magazine, January 2010.
“This Old CoffeeHouse”, Cover story in Capital Region Metroland Newspaper, July 28, 2005.
Samples of articles from the Caffè Lena Archival Collection
Three Articles from 1960:
“Caffè Lena Opens Today in Saratoga”, Schenectady Gazette, May 20, 1960.
“Couple to Open Art Gallery/Coffeehouse”, Saratogian.
“Upstate Coffeehouses Shun ‘Beatnik’ Label”, United Press International, 1962.