November 2012

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The airport, photographs, and free speech

The Albany Left

Stuff to do this weekend

Guilty plea in Albany Med mercury case, homeowner charged for water used against fire, Colonie company makes waves

Beaver rebound... and then some

Solid Sound 2013 tickets

More EQXposure

Craig and his wonderful list

Scams all the way down

Where to buy firewood?

Not guilty plea in Myrtle Ave stabbings, NY and NJ lobbying for Sandy aid together, plan for historic courthouse in Schenectady

New EP from Railbird

On being a lucky location

What is that sound?

Drawing: Tickets for Lewis Black at The Palace and dinner at The Merry Monk

What's up in the Neighborhood

Good puppy classes?

Albany stabbing suspect caught, 46th district count complete but race isn't over, Powerball brings a crowd to "lucky" store

Washington Avenue Armory says it can host concerts again

Follow up: 27 Western

Cake Boss at Niskayuna Chopper

Wings at The Ruck

Albany scores well for LGBT equality

Where to buy tires?

One dead in triple stabbing, Cuomo's request for Sandy: $42 billion, thread of bizarre plot picked up in Rotterdam, Schenectady's Dancing Lady has passed away

Photo workshop with Brenda Ann Kenneally

Where to cut your own Christmas tree 2012

A good painter?

Push for pot, now with lobbying muscle

My Exit: John & Carrie Styles

Albany man killed in hit-and-chase, many ignoring residency requirements, fire destroys historic buildings in Kinderhook, no more lion burgers

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

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Stuff to do this weekend

Happy Thanksgiving

Noted: state's official position on Bigfoot

The Excelsior Pub: exclusively New York

RIP, Mr. Food

What's up in the Neighborhood

Mother and boyfriend plead not guilty in death of 5-year-old, St. Patrick's one step closer to demolition, UAlbany towers helped inspire Wicked

Bowling with Big Boi

Josh Ritter at The Egg

Hookah, hookah

Empire State Plaza skating rink opening

Poll: half say retail stores shouldn't open on Thanksgiving

Troy Turkey Trot 2012 last chance

Drawing: What are you thankful for this year?

SSPD officer charged in connection with bar fight, count starts in state Senate 46th, Cambridge woman wins ANTM

Capital Region holiday events 2012

Capital Hills is closed, which is to say, it's open

Brewery plan for St. Joseph's update

Kathy Sheehan is officially running for mayor of Albany

My Exit: Vinylmania

Housing authority pushes back on state audit, foam party fight compared to zombie apocalypse, languages diversifying in school districts

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

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Clubs that are 18+?

Maybe it was the 'stache that gave him away

Recycled: the Starlite Theatre

Grains

Stuff to do this weekend

Guilty plea in house explosion that killed six, police looking for every angle of stripper story, sewage overflow plan criticized, Starlite Theatre torn down

Shopping for clothes, but not at chains?

Media drama in Hudson

Santa Speedo Sprint 2012 coming up

Craig and his wonderful list

Cheese Traveler grand opening

Why that monument in Townsend Park says Porto Rico

Charges of police racism in North Central Troy, why drivers licenses may soon be black and white, Bruno trial may be delayed, SGF parents may have hired stripper for teen birthday party

Stephen Sondheim at HVCC, rescheduled

Couples cooking classes?

Aurora Saratoga

What's up in the Neighborhood

Scratching off an alleged scam

Trying the Growler Station at Price Chopper

Schenectady City Council overrides mayor's budget veto, $70M Regeneron Pharmaceuticals expansion in East Greenbush, 46th District recount underway, Albany County passes pawn shop law again

From "backwater" to "quirky"

Historic Albany holiday house tour 2012

Not at the head of the (salary) class

A salon for very (insert color) hair?

Broccoli rabe from Migliorelli Farm

Into the pool for mayor

Driving the new Washington Ave/Fuller Road florcle

Hurdles in Congress for Cuomo's request of $30 billion for Sandy, petition against SSPD's handling reported rape, grilled cheese for the bear, prosthetic paw for puppy

Jeff Mangum at MASS MoCA

Musical metro

APD says hazing incident involved water, wooden paddles, rubber hoses

Drawing: Ira Glass at the Troy Music Hall

Lewis Black at the Palace

My Exit: Sarah Clark & Melissa Wasilewski and The Big Read

State Senate 46th will take weeks to sort out, Cuomo to ask for $30 billion for Sandy, Albany County planning for campus to help veterans

The week ahead

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You didn't actually ask, but...

Nighthawk's Kitchen -- in another kitchen

Puppy essays

Stuff to do this weekend

Mystery billion dollar project scouting the Capital Region, Sandy cost to New York could be $33 billion, Schenectady superintendant says district being shorted millions

Nite Moves -- and Steve Barnes -- on the Colbert Report

Jeremy Fish at Spring Street Gallery

Harshed by the state AG

Prepare now: C-SPAN is coming to Albany

Hugging out the presidential election

The Confectionery opening

Craig and his wonderful list

Helsinki Hudson

Brunswick on WMHT

Too soon to determine State Senate control, Cuomo fires emergency managment director, snow complicates Sandy recovery in NYC, Glens Falls has one of the "coolest schools."

Sean Rowe at Putnam Den

Biz Review: Creo chef out

Win VIP tickets to the AIDS Council's Beaujolais Nouveau event

What's up in the Neighborhood

Flying from the Flying Chicken

Icy, Snowy Apocalypse Watch

Obama wins second term, NY Senate control in question, Amadore & Tkacyzk both claim victory in 46th, Gillibrand wins 1st full term, confusion at UAlbany polling place

General election results 2012

Playing the President. With Jimmy Fallon.

Today's lesson in election law

The Legend of Momotaro

Wild about turkeys

Rest Fest survey

Where to watch election results?

It's Election Day, Cuomo leaning on utilities to restore power, man accused of shooting dog, too many bear cubs

Old Shoes. In a hotel room.

Capitol Camp

On the road on Long Island: APD police cars

Curtains open

Comic book artist Alex Ross at the Norman Rockwell Museum

Going negative

Basil City and the PB&J chicken wing

Dave & Busters Crossgates

My Exit: Scott Casale

Thousands homeless because of Sandy, mother says she was deceived by social services, Farley compared to Jeter (in a bad way), flight of the butterfly

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"Pet" gray fox on the loose in Troy

Albany residential parking permit applications

Surprises in local state Senate races?

Recreational hockey leagues, or pick up games?

Stuff to do this weekend

Sheriff says man accused of killing his mother confessed, questions raised about Albany CIO hire, Troy discontinuing gunfire detection system

Beatlemore Skidmania 2012

A Shatner app... developed... in Troy

Nas, Dillon Francis moved

Where to shake it?

Craig and his wonderful list

Wicked lottery

Zombie Film Feast/Walk/Prom 2012

Cuomo applies for max federal aid, NYC transit opening limited and free service, Greenfield man charged with murdering his mother, final chapter in 72 year love story

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