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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...
New ‘Peep Show’ Beer Isn’t What It Sounds Like
When I hear the term “Peep Show”, it really makes me think of only one thing.  So, hearing about a new “Peep Show” IPA from New York, I was clearly intrigued.  I mean come on, it sounds like a risque beer experience.  Except, it …
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…
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…
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…
You Won't Believe What Caused Recent Car Crash
I had to do a double-take at the news headline.
A part of me could picture this actually happening.  Another part of me thought, "seriously?!" because honestly, if you're going to panic that much, you probably shouldn't be driving.
According to news 10 abc, a rece…
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…
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…
Albany Empire Now Have Their Own Deli
The Albany Empire's arena football season hasn't started quite yet, but you can already enjoy the Albany Empire... at lunch.
'The Empire Deli', dedicated to the Albany Empire is a new addition to the Albany International Airport.  News 10 abc reported that the deli planned for an opening this weekend…
Albany Airport Working on More Non-Stop Flights
Traveling somewhere for vacation is exciting.  BUT- the actual ‘travel’ part?  Not always.
Having one or two layovers after flying out of a smaller airport like Albany?  That’s something that won’t always make the top of the vacatio…
Two State Prisons Will be Closing Due to Budget Deal
Yikes. Two state prisons will be closing as part of a budget deal, and as reported by News 10 abc, the The New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) has issued a statement about it.
Reading the statement, you can definitely tell it&CloseCu…
Celebrity Filled Zombie Movie Filmed in Upstate New York
The movie might be coming out THIS June, but I had no idea it even was in the works.  And even cooler- it was filmed in Upstate New York!
I feel like Upstate New York has been a filming hub for the past year or so, and it just seems like there are more and more tv shows and movies being made aro…
Addams Family, Clerks Reunion at Empire State Comic Con
From a ‘Clerks’ mini-cast reunion to members of the Addams Family cast, the Empire State Comic Con has a ton of fun stuff in store.
For all the cosplay lovers, cartoon fans, and just straight up awesome nerds (like me), Comic Con is always beyond a fun event...
Two Upstate Casinos to Cut Back On Slots
Two Upstate New York casinos are struggling.  As a result, they’re going to be cutting back on slot machines.
I’m not a gambler unless it’s the slot machines, so this caught my eye (just like the lights and sounds of slot machines do)...
Local College Now Offering Degree in Dog Training
Animal lover?  Well, you can now get a degree in dog training at an upstate college.
It's not all just hanging out with dogs and having fun though.  According to the Times Union, SUNY Cobleskill is now offering a bachelor's degree in dog training and handling...
$500K Going Towards Albany Capital Center Renovations
The Albany Capital Center may be only a few years old, but it's already getting some more major renovations.
By major renovations, I mean 500 thousand dollars worth.  According to the Times Union, the Albany Capital Center is doing so well with business that they need more space...