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Another Capital Region Bar in Trouble for Underage Drinkers
Earlier in April, I posted about O'Learys in Troy losing their Liquor License due to underage drinkers.  Well, it looks like yet another Capital Region bar is in trouble.
The state is having a big crackdown on underage drinking, and Graney's Stout in North Albany is the next …
Jason Mewes Coming to Capital Region Comedy Club
Half of the infamous "Jay and Silent Bob" duo will be in the Capital Region this month for a live show.
Coming to the Albany Funny Bone, Jason Mewes will be doing a 21 years of age and older stand-up show.  As a HUGE "Jay and Silent Bob" fan, I already got my…
Teens Can Work Out Free This Summer
This summer, teenagers can work out AND potentially win a scholarship with Planet Fitness.
Starting May 15th, the Planet Fitness ‘Teen Summer Challenge’ kicks off.  Teenagers aged 15 to 18 can spend the summer working out as much as they want at Planet Fitness, and according to their official site, a…
Albany Empire Kick Off Season With A Win
The ‘Rise of the Empire’ is upon us!  The Albany Empire kicked off their AFL season last night, and kicked some butt with a win.
In front of 11,682 fans, the Albany Empire defeated the Columbus Destroyers to start off the season in a competitive way...
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...

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