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New Crossgates Venue Skyloft To Open This Week
A new concert venue (with a lot of shows already lined up) is opening this week in the Capital Region!
With a lot of publicity already, Skyloft is finally going to be opening this Thursday at Crossgates Mall. I initially saw the opening date at the Times Union, in a post about the new 600-800 pe…
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…
Fishing Festival This Tuesday in the Capital Region
Time to get out the fishing gear!... if you haven’t already.
This Tuesday, the Department or Environmental Conservation is holding a fishing tournament.  It’ll be happening at Six Mile Waterworks on Tuesday. What’s even cooler...
Capital Region Burger Makes Top Ten in Competition
One Capital Region burger is among the top ten best in the state!
As a burger person, this kind of news is pretty cool to me (and has me licking my lips).  The New York Beef Council is looking for the best burger in the state, and according to newyorkupstate...
Could New York City Become the New Capital of New York?
According to a recent post on Albany.com, plans are underway to try and make New York City the new capital of New York.
Clearly, this was something I had to read.  Then try and research.  The post on Albany.com focuses on the potential move of the Capital to New York City, an…
Troy Bar Loses Liquor License Due to Underage Drinkers
After a ridiculous number of underage drinkers were caught in a sting, one Troy bar is saying good-bye to it’s liquor license.
According to news 10 abc, O’Learys in Troy has been busted.  The State Liquor Authority suspended the license after 80 percent of th…
Vince Neil to Play the New York State Fair
The Great New York State Fair is getting even greater!  And- a little bit more rock-and-roll.
Vince Neil was just announced as another musical act coming to play the Fair's Chevy Court.  According to the Fair's official announcement, Vince Neil will be playing Thursday, Augus…
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…

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