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Thanksgiving Traditions Explained
Thanksgiving is upon us! Well, in a few days at least. And while I learned the origins of Thanksgiving as a young kid in grade school, I was interested as an adult to learn more about some Thanksgiving traditions and why we celebrate them...
Latham’s Cursed Corner
Beff's PWB in Latham closed after 4 months. 471 Troy-Schenectady Rd in Latham is one of the corners that Latham was founded upon, but no business can seem to find a home on 'the corner.'
Remembering Saratoga Winners (Video)
Some of us still remember the little music venue by the river, some of us still remember Saratoga Winners, I can't drive by the old Saratoga Winners lot without turning my head toward where the building used to stand.
I don't know what I am expecting to see anymore when I turn my head to look at the …
Latham’s Lost Landmarks (Video)
Some of us still remember when Latham, NY was the place to be for entertainment in the Capital Region. I still remember the Starlight Music Theater.
It was not always the Starlight Music Theater, it was also known as The Colonie Musical Theater, the Colonie Summer Theater and the Colonie Coliseum...
Albany Is Still The Jingle Bell Champion Of The World! (Video)
3 Years ago, Albany, NY set the record for: the most people singing "Jingle Bells," while ringing Jingle Bells, and of course, I was there, because I am the King of Ding-a-ling.
It was a cold day in Albany, in front of the Times Union Center, but I had experienced a cold day like th…
“A Christmas Story” Premiered On This Day In 1983 (Video)
Today is an historic day in America, because on this day in 1983, the greatest movie ever premiered in Cleveland.
I can't remember the first time I saw "A Christmas Story" but I always remember feeling a strange, grim, connection with the movie, because I could relate to the it…
Veterans Day (Video)
It's Veterans Day, and I am always conflicted about how to go about celebrating, so I consulted the History Channel on YouTube for answers.
Informative, but I am still conflicted, because the way I like to celebrate holidays, is by watching a holiday appropriate themed movie...

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