January 2013

Tegan and Sara at Upstate Concert Hall; and a few other recently announced shows

That's funny, because Silicon Valley is the "Thruway Corridor of Tech"

Trying the Super Bowl-themed cupcakes from Coccadotts

New York is split between the Giants and Bills

A weekend in Manchester, Vermont

Jury selection begins in murder of Schenectady teen, Thruway Authority to lay off 8% of workforce, poll shows New Yorkers split on fracking, gingers descend on Troy

Shoo, flu, shoo

More (temporary) parking spaces for downtown Albany state employees

What's up in the Neighborhood

"An absurd, multicolored, knobby, knitted thing..."

Gawking at Kiernan Plaza

Cuomo's approval drops 15 points after gun control passage, Jennings renews push for downsized convention center plan in State of City, Schenectady bank on "Pines" poster

Talking with David Schulman, winner of the Barista Albany competition

5 Englewood Place

Laurie Anderson on developing new instruments, at EMPAC

RPM Challenge kick-off

Serious attention for Nighthawk's Kitchen

Uncle Sam, before the makeover

Cuomo says upstate cities need "restructuring," club owner sues Albany over cabaret law, schools opt out of lunch program because kids don't like the food

Ravens Head Brewing focusing on Cohoes Armory

Tickets for Stephen Sondheim at HVCC

More lunchboxbrain

Capital Region spots for tea snobs

Chuck Schumer and the nothingburger

My Exit: Jackie Marchand

One dead in fire, man charged in "railroad puppies" case charged again, charter school foundation CFO accused of stealing, SPD: stripper party was "poor judgment"

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

Because Buffalo wing cupcakes weren't enough

Mohawk Show

Four-day work week pays off

Stuff to do this weekend

Police: child reportedly forgotten in car for 8 hours, big crowd expected at ESP gun show, can principal search student's mobile?

From the hillside in Troy, in winter

The lumber district then and now

Camp Bisco 2013 dates

Andrea Bocelli at the TU Center

Craig and his wonderful list

Arrest in railroad puppies case

Early reviews of Ass Backwards

Cold snap continues, Tkaczyk sworn in as 46th District senator, cats found in Schoharie freezer, UAlbany welcomes new president, Jack's Oyster House celebrates 100 years

Warm weather bang for your airfare buck 2013

Capital Region median home prices 2012

What's up in the Neighborhood

Cold weather context

The Joy Formidable at Upstate Concert Hall

Cold weather keeps shelters busy, reaction to Cuomo's 2013 budget plan, Tkacyzk to be sworn in today, sisters who were sisters die a day apart

A quick scan of Andrew Cuomo's 2013 budget

New York's ZIPs, scribbled

Dukbokki at Mingle

Gun law FAQ

Demetri Martin at the The Egg

Cuomo budget presentation, large gun rights rally at Capitol, a year later and driver in fatal hit-and-run still not found, new driver's licenses said to be very hard to fake

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

You didn't actually ask, but...

The rent is...

The state Senate 46th election is over. Finally.

Stuff to do this weekend

Criticism and questions about new gun law, SCCC opening classroom space in Albany, plan to demolish Schenectady train station, weed dating

Ass Backwards at Sundance

Jimmer: no longer bad in the NBA

Drawing: tickets for Monster Jam

Craig and his wonderful list

Modern Farmer

The Hard Places: The Tom Little Story

Siena poll: New Yorkers approve of gun control law, Marchione starts online petition to repeal gun control law, Senate 46th could be coming to an end

Some shows coming up, winter 2013

(Re)imagining Troy

What's up in the Neighborhood

"The Genius of America"

The Winter 46ers

New York adopts nation's strictest gun control, SUNY to add online degrees and 3 year programs, local legal doc company lays off 220 in Albany and prepares to close

New gun control legislation passed, signed

Ravens Head Brewing considering alternatives to St. Joseph's

Good daycare near Albany?


Drawing: getting back on track in 2013

Deal on new state gun control legislation, rush for flu shots, gun incidents in Troy prompt concern, grass-roots push for land bank headed off

Upstate > LA

The League of Extraordinary Red Heads

Ecovative update

Good open mic nights?

Surveying the hot food at Stewart's

Taste listed for sale

My Exit: Shannon Molloy

Crowds and protests at Saratoga gun show, reports of shots fired in downtown Troy, public health emergency declared because of flu, squirrels are SOBs

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

Bumper gawking

Capital Region hospitals tightening visitation guidelines because of flu

Albany parking permits and not-for-profits

Gordon Parks photos at State Museum

Stuff to do this weekend

LuAnn Burgess sentenced, talk of second GloFo chip fab, legislature moving toward agreement on gun bills, major water main break in Niskayuna

NYS Writers Institute spring 2013

Someone finally sticks it to Andrew Cuomo

Best pictures

Craig and his wonderful list

Out of cold storage

Drawing: Hattie's Mardis Gras Party

Gun control, Sandy relief and min. wage highlighted in SOS, appellate court orders 99 discarded votes counted in the 46th Senate race, sale of Lincoln letter helps Albany neighborhoods

A quick scan of State of the State 2013

How 'bout those apples

What's up in the Neighborhood

Mac-n-Cheese Bowl IV

Albany parking permit system starting soon

Gun control, minimum wage & Sandy relief to top State of the State mentions, Silver re-elected speaker, Saratoga Water to be served at inagural luncheon

Hipster Henry Hudson

GlobalFoundries building R&D center in Malta

Lawsuit against Albany Law dismissed

Baguettes from the Placid Baker

Winter decision making assistance

Alleged intoxication key issue in case against Drue, new Schenectady police chief, neighborhood concerns over Albany redistricting

The horizon

Dennis Drue arraigned in Northway crash

Albany mayor's office on Twitter

Festival of Manliness II

Slider Slam tickets for Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival

My Exit: Kate Welshofer

APD says community policing contributing to crime drop, gun legislation Cuomo priority, cause of fire that killed teen not yet determined, a movie about a hot dog

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

A Small American City

Giants training camp not coming back to UAlbany next season

How to replace a lost/damaged/stolen New York license plate

Flu season in full force

"In this case it's a really freaking major problem. It's their spoons"

Stuff to do this weekend

Cuomo on Sandy aid: "Show me the money," two local cases before state's highest court, nursing home says it didn't know of employee's rape conviction, just married -- with separate planes to catch

"Art or Evidence" at Mandeville Gallery

Suggestion of a doctor for migraines?


Old Albany on top of new

Craig and his wonderful list

Bedlam for less

Adirondack Pub and Brewery

House will vote on part of Sandy relief package Friday, Schenectady ex-nun's death ruled homicide, Spa city council wants semi-automatic weapons banned from gun show, random acts of coffee


Two huge movie franchises, three people

Carmine going back to Italian

The warmest year on record

Ultraviolet Cafe sold

What's up in the Neighborhood

Marc Maron at The Egg

Mahar's bumped from its Albany location

"Fiscal cliff" avoided, Schenectady police probe suspicious death of ex-nun, Jack Mac's final gavel, New Year's chase in Saratoga leaves Rensselaer County man in jail, chilly start to 2013 for "polar bears"

Goodbye 2012, hello 2013 drawing

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