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You Have A Chance To Be the Albany Empire Mascot
It might be your time to shine- if you’re all about being a mascot.
Seriously, being a mascot is awesome (just think of how much less exciting games are without them).  And well, our very own arena football team, the Albany Empire, have posted a search for a mascot via their …
Over $100 Million Going to Fix New York Roads
A big chunk of change is going to be spent on New York roads.
$128 million to be more specific. Governor Cuomo announced the funding to help resurface New York roads, according to cbs 6 albany.  To me, this is definitely something that’s needed...
Joe Torre to Speak at Capital Region College Graduation
Yankees fans, you can catch the legendary former manager coming to the Capital Region this Spring!  All you need to do is head to a college graduation.
Honestly, I'm not graduating college but I'd totally go hang just to catch a speech by Joe Torre...
Peter Frampton Tickets & Work Day Distraction Reach Albany
Congratulations to CMI Communications, this week's winners of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!  This hard working crew got hooked up with some tickets to see Peter Frampton and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening at SPAC, and we are so happy they get to enjoy...
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 …
New Hot Dog Biergarten Coming to Clifton Park
Hot Dogs, sausages, and burgers, oh my!
A new gourmet food restaurant is coming to Clifton Park, and seriously, the menu I scoped out online looks delicious.  I read at the Times Union that the Dog Haus Biergarten, a California-based restaurant, is going to be opening a locat…
'A Quiet Place' Sequel Filming in Upstate New York
The sequel to the thriller "A Quiet Place" will be filming in Upstate New York pretty soon.
According to newyorkupstate.com, stars John Krasinski and Emily Blunt will be back in upstate New York this summer to film the sequel to the hit movie...
Sex Robots Run Risk of Hacking, and Even Murder
Talk about a good time gone wrong. According to experts, sex robots can run the risk of being hacked and even committing murder.  Also- this is a thing?
I saw an article on Newsweek talking about this specific thing.  Apparently, the danger isn't even just with full-fledged s…
Valentine’s Day Horror and More on the New ‘MCMR’
Who needs a date during the season of love when you have movies! Between new movies and old ‘downloadables,’ there’s some great options to help you enjoy the February winter days.  However, movies get expensive.  So let us waste our money and let you k…
QPid & Free Heart Tickets Crash Duravent for Work Day Distraction
QPid's Not-So-Broken-Heart Work Day Distraction reached Duravent!  For this week's 'Work Day Distraction', we crashed a job site for Valentine's Day with a whole bunch of prizes!  This hard working crew got a slew of tickets to see Heart at SPAC July 21st, a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Frank G…
Bed Bugs, Stink Bugs, Which Bugs Survived the Polar Vortex
That whole Polar Vortex thing wasn't too much fun to deal with.  Even though it's not surprising to have cold temperatures during the winter in New York.  However, it looks like some bugs survived, and some may have not made the cut.
Oddly enough, I read a list on PestWorld&n…
Albany Empire Announce 2019 Game Schedule
Get your game gear ready for April 27th!
The Albany Empire, our very own arena football team, have announced their 2019 game schedule, kicking off here in Albany on April 27th against Columbus.  Spanning April 27th to July 20th, the Empire have a full season ahead of them (hopeful…