'Everything's bigger and better this year' in Troy with 'special surprises you're gonna have to actually come up to Power's Park to find out about' said Vito Ciccarelli, special events coordinator, which leads me to believe that Troy will be the new place to hang this summer.

Economic stimulus is the motivator with businesses seeing a fairly decent spike in revenue as people head to Troy for art, live music, and of course, the Troy Pig Out.

For Troy's full list of summer events, click here.