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21st Annual Chowderfest: What You Need to Know
In less than 2 weeks, it is time for the 21st annual Chowderfest!
Really, what goes better with cold weather than some hearty food.  We’ve got the rundown on what you need to know to prepare for the day.  Here goes:

It’s happening February 2nd from 11 am - 4 p…
Fun Necessities For A Snowstorm
It’s the first big snowstorm of 2019, and we hope everyone is as stocked up and prepared as possible.
But aside from the typical and practical necessities- flashlights, shovels, gloves, water, bread, batteries, etc- we wanted to know what else is necessary for a storm...
‘10 Year Challenge’: Top Rock Songs in 2009
Since the ‘10 Year Challenge’ has been all over social media with photos, we thought it would be fun to do with rock songs!
I mean sure, looking at photos of people 10 years ago and now is fun.  But it’s way more fun to relive some good rock moments (and may…
5 Things to Never Say To an Upstate New Yorker
It's the winter here in New York.  Sure, we're all used to winters in New York.  But, it doesn't mean that being cooped up for a few months doesn't make for some level of crankiness.  So between coming back from a vacation out of state, and going into a weekend with the first big snow storm of the y…
Aquaman, Escape Room and More on the New ‘MCMR’
We're back in the new year with the 'Middle Class Movie Review'! Movies are expensive- we know. And while we’re not movie experts, we are Middle Class and we can help tell you what’s worth spending your hard earned money on. Let us waste our money, and give you a verdict- from being worth rental pri…
And the Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 Were…
It's officially 2019.  For some, that means time for resolutions.
According to a survey of 2,000 people I read at inc.com, it looks like the Top 10 resolutions for 2019 were more of the same....
You know- Diet, be healthier, drink less, quit smoking, lose weight...
Metallica’s Million Dollar Donation to Community Colleges
Metallica has gone and totally one-upped themselves.
As 2018 comes to an end, the organization ‘All Within My Hands’, funded by Metallica, has raised a ton of money and is not putting it to use.  The Times Union reported that money raised by events such as a benef…
Tatiana’s Top 5 Live of 2018!
Here's to all of the amazing live music of 2018!
The year is officially coming to an end. It was definitely a year of great shows in and around the Capital Region.  Honestly, I think it's been the best year in awhile with just how much good live rock there was...
The Worst Holiday Candies
Tis the season!  Christmas is this week, and it's time to eat, drink, and be merry.
But really, there's some awful holiday candies that year after year, just continue to exist.  Not to be a grinch, but I'm kind of a grinch with certain holiday candies...
New York is Number One for Population Loss in the Country
Looks like people are leaving New York... more than any other state nationally, to be accurate.
Apparently, New York tops the states for population loss, with the highest rate nationally.  According to cbs 6 Albany, 48,510 people left New York from July, 2017 to July, 2018...

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