June 2012

A quick recap of the week

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Now emerging: Karner Blues

Capturing the Adirondacks

Where to see the fireworks 2012

Stuff to do this weekend

Reaction to SCOTUS health care ruling, body found hours after car wreck, county spent $50k on low turnout primary, lobster prices down

A tour of Meadowbrook Farms

Blueberry season 2012

Saratoga Jazz Festival tickets

Craig and his wonderful list

Downtown Albany traffic Thursday: avoid

Here's your chance to touch a moon rock

Latham girl dies on Florida mini-golf course, Albany sheriff takes down attacker, parakeets removed from utility pole nest in Watervliet

Today's moment of summer

St. Rose goes SAT/ACT optional

US Water Ski Show Team back in action

What's an appropriate gift for a bar mitzvah?

What's up in the Neighborhood


Destination: beer

Long will face Gillibrand in November, PEF president voted out, Guilderland library expansion denied, samaritan replaces stolen bike

Ticket details for Sondheim at HVCC

Adam Oates had a better day than you

A few things about riding the bus

Aruba to Albany, with a layover stop at weird

Where to get an egg cream?

Bear brains

Adult soccer leagues or games?

It's Congressional primary day, new principal at Albany High School, rash of burglaries in Albany, NYRA announces Saratoga giveaways

Summer theater festivals 2012

It's like an LCA show skit, but with actual legislators

A local Adirondack chair maker?

Where does an animal owner's rights end?

Troy Music Hall 2012-2013 season includes "An Evening with Ira Glass"

Bon Iver at Ommegang

Video from What Cheer? Brigade in Troy

My Exit: Bobby Z.

Restaurant owner dies in freak elevator accident, movie theater proposed for downtown Saratoga, HVCC returns money to Bob Barker

The week ahead

In appreciation of Schenectady

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Major construction on Twin Bridges late this summer/early fall

A heads up when something could stink about the Hudson River

Marvin Neitzel Building sold

Where to hunt for fossils?

The Bier Abbey

Stuff to do this weekend

Legislature passes restrictions on teacher eval disclosure, Vanderhorst found guilty of manslaughter, alt plan for St. Patrick's floated, thieves apparently posing as city employees

Crimson Sparrow Hudson now open

What Cheer? Brigade in Troy

Cat-urday is back

Craig and his wonderful list

Photos from the Troy > Albany tour

NYRA takeover, minimum wage, teacher evaluations still up in the air on last day of legislative session, day 4 of deliberations in Vanderhorst trial, still hot.

Vegan dishes worth trying -- even if you're not a vegan

ValleyCats open home season

On the bus. On the phone.

What's up in the Neighborhood

Cool off

TvFilm 4

It's hot, Troy man arrested with shotgun and 313 bags of heroin, Rosamilia signs Troy smoking ban, Bruno to throw 1st pitch at The Joe

Does the city owe you a parking spot?

The Billboard Art Project

Rockin' on the River 2012

The carnitas taco at Bros Tacos

Albany parking permit zones and streets

Albany council approves streets for parking permits, Cohoes installing surveillance cameras, report: inmate got "flagrantly inadequate" medical care, a century-old day care

Capital Region swimming pools 2012

Chalk it up

Morrissey at The Palace

Tickets for beer dinner at Central Steak

Broadway and Spring

My Exit: Leon Ferri

State leaders reach agreement on agency for the protection of people with disabilities, dogs found locked in a storage container, wild parakeets in Watervliet

The week ahead

What's missing at the downtown office

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Plotterkill path, Lisha Kill codes


AOA on The Underpaid

Stuff to do this weekend

The Old is New consignment sale

Charges in fatal Salem house explosion, deal for ban on teen tanning, NYRA to announce Track giveaways differently, Cambridge Hotel bids farewell

Today's moment of summer

Sculpture in the Streets 2012

Party space in Troy?

Craig and his wonderful list

RAD Soap Co.

Albany parking permits expected Oct. 1, defense claims Rhodes stabbed in self defense, toddler drowns in East Greenbush

Some shows that are coming up, summer 2012


Something to be happy about: traffic

APL Garage Band 2012

What's up in the Neighborhood

Howes and Baum

Tickets for Cake at Brewery Ommegang

NYS fracking plan could require town approval, another Troy shooting arrest, 81 fake ids seized at DMB show, app to cut down wait for hot dogs at Valley Cats Games

Our Town: Troy

A comparison of Albany area mobile service

Footsy Magoo's

Victoria Pool opens Saturday

Kevin Hart at the TU Center

Agreement to strengthen domestic violence laws, sheriff: jail escape attempt was "a total breakdown," CEO accused of raiding pension fund, upset over possible knockdown in Troy

Capital Region high school graduation rates 2011

The president's house at Union College probably needs a new door

Capital Region Pride Parade 2012

Truck Pizza in Hudson

A week on a bike

My Exit: Tasha Davis

More focus on lobbying group backing Cuomo, guilty plea in fatal beating at Cohoes senior apartments, long allergy season, Post-It prank results in suspensions

The week ahead

Car sharing in the Capital Region

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Hot spring

Pick your own strawberry season 2012

Stuff to do this weekend

Troy city council passes smoking ban, Raucci's pension frozen, roundabout proposed for end of Green Island Bridge, maybe he wasn't a Titanic survivor

Slidin' Dirty

At The Plaza 2012

Craig and his wonderful list

The best parking spot for Alive at Five

Restoration Festival 2012

Plan to decriminalize small amounts of pot too vague for Senate Republicans, Troy arrest could lead to breaks in four shooting cases, Chopper gets funding for electric car charging stations

The spread of Lyme disease

Hidden City House and Garden Tour

American Idiot at Proctors

What's up in the Neighborhood

"It might as well have been some rare liquid drug."

Wild game night at City Beer Hall

Fort Edward 12-year-old fatally shot, mixed reaction to proposed St. Joeseph's brewery/pub, Spa City Council votes to move last call

It's Capital Pride Week

Is St. Joseph's Church a brewery in its next life?

Where to buy cuff links?

New Alive at Five rain site

Nature's Place rotisserie chicken at Hannaford

Albany Comic Con 2012

Cuomo pushes private pot possession de-criminalization, Five Guys says debit card info exposed, odds changing on gambling expansion?, Ecovative expands in Green Island

That's fast

Milk cartons: recyclable or not?

Upbeat on the Roof 2012

Confidence for the housing market

Bill Cosby at The Palace

My Exit: Andrew Rickert

Trader Joe's Wolf Road opening in August

Apple crop significantly damaged by weird spring, Troy police sergeant arrested, Jim Coyne in the pool for state Assembly, Palace says it's aiming to book twice as many shows

The week ahead

What's growing in Albany's South End

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Touring the Hilltowns, a farm at a time

Stuff to do this weekend

Albany metro among nation's leaders in residents with grad degrees, court orders DA's office employee reinstated, school board president arrested, firefighters lift SUV off man

Brown's is big

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