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Comedian Calls Albany the Biggest Dump of his Tour
OK- so sure, Albany isn’t a perfectly picturesque scenic tourist destination like Fiji or something.  But we’re not exactly living in a piling heap of trash.  However, one famous comedian recently called Albany the ‘biggest dump’ of the…
Warning About New Fentanyl Laced Drug in Upstate New York
As if it’s not bad enough with the Fentanyl already...
A pretty common drug recently was found to laced with Fentanyl.  News 10 abc reported a police warning issued about Fentanyl-laced marijuana.  The News 10 abc report said that marijuana laced with Fentanyl was confiscated in a parking lot, and al…
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…
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...
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...
School of Rock Star Arrested for Stealing Amp, Guitars
Not an excuse, but at least he was stealing cool stuff?
"Zack-Attack"- real name Joey Gaydos Jr.- from the blockbuster movie "School of Rock" is facing felony charges in Florida.  Gaydos Jr., pictured next to Jack Black performing, was caught multiple tim…
Researcher Says Starting Work Before 10 AM is Like Torture
According to one Oxford researcher, waking up and going to work before 10 am is torture.
I'm definitely not going to disagree. In one recent article , there's a discussion about Dr. Paul Kelley's views on sleep and work patterns as a leading researcher at Oxford University...
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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