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New Crossgates Venue Skyloft To Open This Week
A new concert venue (with a lot of shows already lined up) is opening this week in the Capital Region!
With a lot of publicity already, Skyloft is finally going to be opening this Thursday at Crossgates Mall. I initially saw the opening date at the Times Union, in a post about the new 600-800 pe…
Fishing Festival This Tuesday in the Capital Region
Time to get out the fishing gear!... if you haven’t already.
This Tuesday, the Department or Environmental Conservation is holding a fishing tournament.  It’ll be happening at Six Mile Waterworks on Tuesday. What’s even cooler...
Capital Region Burger Makes Top Ten in Competition
One Capital Region burger is among the top ten best in the state!
As a burger person, this kind of news is pretty cool to me (and has me licking my lips).  The New York Beef Council is looking for the best burger in the state, and according to newyorkupstate...
Vince Neil to Play the New York State Fair
The Great New York State Fair is getting even greater!  And- a little bit more rock-and-roll.
Vince Neil was just announced as another musical act coming to play the Fair's Chevy Court.  According to the Fair's official announcement, Vince Neil will be playing Thursday, Augus…
Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s This Week!
Time for some free ice cream!
Even though I'm a New Yorker, I spent many years living in Vermont.  So Ben & Jerry's ice cream was a staple for many years of my life.  As for "Free Cone Day"?  Well, it basically was a holiday we looked forward to ever…
Liquidation Sale Happening Now at Local Sporting Good Store
There's a liquidation sale going on just in time to stock up on sports goods for the summer.
A local staple, sporting goods store 'Goldstock's Sporting Goods' closed its doors and now inventory is being liquidated.  News Channel 13 reported that their liquidation sa…
Famous Psychic Coming to The Palace Theatre This Summer
Whether you believe in psychic powers or not, you can't deny that this woman has made a name for herself off of them.
The "Long Island Medium" from the television channel TLC, Theresa Caputo, is going to be coming to the Capital Region for a live show...
Asia and Yes Announce Upstate New York Concerts
Two more concert announcements for the summer!  Yes, and Asia are coming to New York.
According to newyorkupstate.com, Yes is headlining the "Royal Affair Tour" featuring Asia among other openers.  Among their tour stops are Bethel Woods on June 27th and Artpark in Le…
Albany Empire Now Have Their Own Deli
The Albany Empire's arena football season hasn't started quite yet, but you can already enjoy the Albany Empire... at lunch.
'The Empire Deli', dedicated to the Albany Empire is a new addition to the Albany International Airport.  News 10 abc reported that the deli planned for an opening this weekend…
Dream American Idol Run Continues For Young Cohoes Star
Call it Maddy Mania. Here in the Capital Region, people who haven't watched American Idol in years are tuning in to American Idol to see the 17-year-old Cohoes singing star that everyone is talking about.  For about a month now, Madison VanDenberg has delivered one spectacular perform…
Albany Airport Working on More Non-Stop Flights
Traveling somewhere for vacation is exciting.  BUT- the actual ‘travel’ part?  Not always.
Having one or two layovers after flying out of a smaller airport like Albany?  That’s something that won’t always make the top of the vacatio…

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