Best of Albany Area

Addams Family, Clerks Reunion at Empire State Comic Con
From a ‘Clerks’ mini-cast reunion to members of the Addams Family cast, the Empire State Comic Con has a ton of fun stuff in store.
For all the cosplay lovers, cartoon fans, and just straight up awesome nerds (like me), Comic Con is always beyond a fun event...
Local College Now Offering Degree in Dog Training
Animal lover?  Well, you can now get a degree in dog training at an upstate college.
It's not all just hanging out with dogs and having fun though.  According to the Times Union, SUNY Cobleskill is now offering a bachelor's degree in dog training and handling...
$500K Going Towards Albany Capital Center Renovations
The Albany Capital Center may be only a few years old, but it's already getting some more major renovations.
By major renovations, I mean 500 thousand dollars worth.  According to the Times Union, the Albany Capital Center is doing so well with business that they need more space...
A Month’s Worth of Coffee for Only 5 Bucks at Burger King
Forget paying five dollars for a fancy coffee.  How about five dollars for a month's worth of coffee instead..
Burger King announced a new monthly prescription program for coffee.  Called the BK Cafe Subscription program, the program offers a set monthly billing price and a c…
Albany College Student Competes on Wheel of Fortune Tonight
An Albany area college student is competing on the Wheel of Fortune tonight!
I caught wind of this from a post by the Times Union, and of course now have to root for one of our own.  Logan Stone, competing tonight on the Wheel of Fortune, is a junior at the University at Albany...
You Have A Chance To Be the Albany Empire Mascot
It might be your time to shine- if you’re all about being a mascot.
Seriously, being a mascot is awesome (just think of how much less exciting games are without them).  And well, our very own arena football team, the Albany Empire, have posted a search for a mascot via their …
Over $100 Million Going to Fix New York Roads
A big chunk of change is going to be spent on New York roads.
$128 million to be more specific. Governor Cuomo announced the funding to help resurface New York roads, according to cbs 6 albany.  To me, this is definitely something that’s needed...
Joe Torre to Speak at Capital Region College Graduation
Yankees fans, you can catch the legendary former manager coming to the Capital Region this Spring!  All you need to do is head to a college graduation.
Honestly, I'm not graduating college but I'd totally go hang just to catch a speech by Joe Torre...
Peter Frampton Tickets & Work Day Distraction Reach Albany
Congratulations to CMI Communications, this week's winners of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!  This hard working crew got hooked up with some tickets to see Peter Frampton and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening at SPAC, and we are so happy they get to enjoy...
Marshalls is Getting Ready to Launch Online Shopping
Get ready for some more discounts - online!
The retail store (that almost everyone I know loves) is going to be opening up online shopping.  According to Cbs6Albany, retail company TJX Cos. Inc. - which runs Marshalls and TJ Maxx- is going to be starting an eCommerce website...
Mayors Meet to Discuss Marijuana
The New York State Conference of Mayors recently got together for a summit on legalizing marijuana.
CBS6 reported on the summit, which including New York politicians and policy makers, and some from other states who spoke.  Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan did make some comments on marijuana and …

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