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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…
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…
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...
Two Upstate Casinos to Cut Back On Slots
Two Upstate New York casinos are struggling.  As a result, they’re going to be cutting back on slot machines.
I’m not a gambler unless it’s the slot machines, so this caught my eye (just like the lights and sounds of slot machines do)...
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...

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