Y here

According to rankings compiled by Richard "creative class" Florida, Albany's the 20th best city for Gen Y (Boulder, Colorado was #1). Earlier this decade, Florida ranked Albany #1 for media and legal "talent clusters" among mid-size metros. By the way: Florida will be in town September 24 for a talk at the Palace Theater. (Thanks, Rob!)


Are you kidding me? Albany is so dead in the food and entertainment scene. All we have is crappy resturants and bars. We have a few gems and a few great creative outets (like this website and a few other blogs).

I'm moving in a month and thank god. The Albany TImes Union Best OF 2009 listed Subway at the number one sandwich shop and JC Pennys as the second place best place to shop for women's clothing.

c'mon, Albany is only as bad as you let it be, if you want to make it awesome, you can, there is more than enough stuff going to keep active and more than enough good people around

i see where you're coming from with the TU, but its pretty common knowledge that "Bests of Lists" are complete pump and dumps

pandas 2009: Do yourself a favor and go to Debbie's Kitchen and grab a sandwich before you move. #12 on whole wheat to be exact. You will kick yourself for not exploring it sooner.

Side note: Someone tell the people who study and write about this that I am quite sick of this Generation Y business. Call them Millennials or something else. Gen Y as a name is way too derivative. What is the next generation going to be called? Generation Z? And the one after that? Generation AA or A1? Ugh.

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