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Troy Rockin' on the River Summer Lineup Announced
One of the best things about the Capital Region in the summer? Live music all over the place.  It's that time of year where all of the summer concert series are starting to get announced, and Troy just revealed theirs.
Rockin' on the River is going to be happening from June 5th th…
Arlo Guthrie Coming to the Egg to Celebrate Pete Seeger
Next week, there's going to be a celebration happening at The Egg.  The Pete Seeger Centennial Concert is happening, with Arlo Guthrie among twelve others present to perform and celebrate.
While Pete Seeger passed away in 2014, Guthrie and more are aiming to keep his memory and hi…
Beer Nostalgia! Top 5 Beer Gimmicks To Reminisce About
It's Saratoga Brewfest this Saturday, which made us start to think of, well, beer, and all of the fun that goes with it.  Sure Brewfest maybe all about sampling, but we all remember the days of beer helmets and kegstands too.
I recently saw a post about the beerball- the nostalgic mini-keg in the sha…
Lake George Great Escape is Now Open!
This weekend, the Lake George Great Escape opened for 2019!  Don't go rushing up because It's not fully open for the season yet, but the fun has started and get excited-  because, really, isn't Great Escape's opening in general one of those local markers that summer is …
Man Makes Animated Films About the Capital Region
The Plaza in animation form? Pretty cool.  How about riding around a CDTA bus, with millennials playing on their phones giving dirty looks- sounds like a normal day in Albany.  But in animation form?  Kind of interesting to watch.
A local is getting creative with the capital region, ma…
Huck Finn's Playland Is Now Open For 2019 Summer Season
I am almost positive if not close to it that Huck Finn's  Playland is probably one of the Capital Region's oldest and longest running family theme parks for the kids in the upstate region. I remember clear as day graduating from kindergarten and my mom taking me and my best friend to …
Saratoga Race Course Season Passes on Sale at Convenience Stores
Saratoga Race Course season passes are conveniently on sale at one chain of convenience stores.
Track season kicks off in July, with opening day July 11th, and seasons passes are now on sale.  You can get them, according to cbs 6 albany, at Stewart's Convenience Stores around the Capit…
Simpsons Make Fun of Upstate New York, Cuomo Responds
In case you somehow missed it (though it was all over the news and social media), the 'Simpsons' recently had an episode where it made fun of Upstate New York.  It even hit close to home, with Niskayuna making an appearance as part of the episode...

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