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Shockingly Madison's Journey Ends On American Idol
Wow. I don't think any of us saw that coming. Following her strong performance of "Shallow" in round 1 of the American Idol finale, and a hometown video that gave us chills, Madison VanDenburg returned to the stage to perform a song by the artist she's been most compared to.  In round 2 …
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…
In Time For Mother's Day, The Top Baby Names of 2018
Happy Mother's Day to all of the mom's out there!  Just in time for a day that celebrates how amazing moms really are, I figured it would be fun to check out a list of the top baby names of 2018 (since I'm sure there are many soon-to-be moms out there too)...
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…
VanDenburg's Breathtaking Ballad Drives Her To Top 5
The first hour paid tribute to the music of the Woodstock era on American Idol Sunday night, and Cohoes' Madison VanDenburg proved once again, that she can rock out with the best of em'.  But it was during her show-stopping second performance of the evening, a power ballad by Celine D…
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…

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