March 2013

A quick recap of the week

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Proof that the peanut butter egg is better than the peanut butter cup

A quick scan of Place Beyond the Pines reviews

On restoring Albany's ghost signs

Stuff to do this weekend

Assembly finishes up state budget, Troy residents push for more pedestrian-friendly Hoosick Street, temporary reprieve for Wash Ave Amory, Cuse beat Indiana

409 Madison

ShopRite Colonie opening

Canstruction 2013

Place Beyond the Pines Schenectady special screening

Poor kumquats

Graffiti Buster

Downstate day trip: Hyde Park

Assembly hopes to pass budget today, state aid boosted for most Capital Region school districts, mother and child hit by car on Hoosick St.

Aimee Mann + Ted Leo at Helsinki Hudson

Night trains

UAlbany presidents residence for sale

Developer in Syracuse: Costco looking at Albany area

What's up in the Neighborhood

Grow on


Budget passed in Senate -- Assembly up next, woman and child struck by car on Hoosick St., Twin Bridges construction to resume

New spirit for ghost signs

Trying the alligator at Café NOLA

The Place Beyond Pines local release

Troy Night Out app

Hungry for milk

Where to play pinball?

Details on state rebate for families with kids, residents express complaints about police training operation, odd burglary case in Troy, her 100th birthday

Spring: not just rumor

They're just not that into us

The art and science of maple sugaring

World record, again

The Confectionery in Troy planning expansion

My Exit: George Gruel

State budget vote drawn out, more exploding manhole covers, APD training exercise criticized, UAlbany women's basketball team almost pull upset in NCAA tournament

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

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UAlbany falls to Duke in NCAA tournament

Checking out the Healthy Living Market and Cafe

Stuff to do this weekend

Budget headed for weekend vote, the "Jimmy Fallon tax credit," court considers local fracking bans

Mummy, man

Lifetime says injunction is lifted, it's showing that Christopher Porco movie

"The rise and rise of Vicarious Visions"

Restaurant for a large birthday dinner?

Craig and his wonderful list

Learning curve

Proctors Broadway series 2013-2014 includes The Book of Mormon

What are UAlbany's chances against Duke?

Framework of budget hammered out, CNSE makes $3 billion nanotech deal with Israel, plans for Monument Square development in Troy

Cycling in style

Quackenbush Still House Rum

Orange state

Porco drama

What's up in the Neighborhood

Game on and on and on and on and on and on...

Trying Ommegang's new Iron Throne Blonde, and toasting the King of the North

Budget negotiations continue, another poll shows Cuomo approval drop, yep, it really is spring

License to drive

Places with photo booths?

Start the presses

Challah from New Mt. Pleasant Bakery

The Price is Right Live at the Palace

Drawing: Inflatable Frankenstein at EMPAC

Deal on raising minimum wage, tax breaks approved for GloFo, sad irony in DWI charge, prosecutors: pork buns had uninspected meat

Pour your own

Coming to Tanglewood this summer: Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, Guster, Grace Potter, Josh Ritter, Joan Baez, Indigo Girls

AOA NCAA Tournament Pool 2

The Albany area more than a little Irish

Icy, Snowy Apocalypse Watch

UAlbany's basketball teams headed for the NCAA tournament

Post-St. Patrick's Day parade fight in West Capitol Park

My Exit: Sandy McKnight

State leaders cramming to finish budget, man accused of fleeing crash on foot -- while carrying toddlers, video of fight in West Capitol Park, Coeymans re-named for sandwiches

The week ahead

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Dirty Projectors at Skidmore

One more win and they're in

Brian Stetler at Skidmore

State Police: Assemblyman had pot

Stuff to do this weekend

Police say firebombing of chief's house was retaliation, charges dismissed for last two Troy ballot fraud defendants, BZA backs decision to stop dance music shows at Armory

Thank you

Dear Commissioner Goodell...

Knickerbocker Film Festival 2013

Fish & Game

Craig and his wonderful list

Dining Out for Life 2013

.... . .-.. .-.. ---

The ladies who (prepare and serve) lunch

NY SAFE injunction denied, officer and son of Rensselaer Police Chief charged with DWI in fatal accident, Northway crash victim identified, protests planned for Saratoga gun show

Healthy Living, a little later

Office for rent, with easy access to train


AP: NanoCollege could be spun off

What's up in the Neighborhood

Cheesecake and meditation

The Irish American Heritage Museum

Fatal car/bus crash on Northway, video footage of Albany County jail beating, four sentenced in Troy ballot fraud case, police anticipate arrest in Rainwalker case

Phish at SPAC 2013

Zooming out on Capital Region unemployment

Bike rental in Albany, Schenectady

Siena fires its basketball coach

Saratoga Jazz Fest 2013 lineup

A sweet shop for Dreampuff

VA says it won't comply with NY SAFE Act provision, two women shot, push to open casino siting process, recent college grad picked to head up animal shelter

Checking out

Harmony House Tours

Capitol photo tour

St. Patrick's Day stuff to do 2013

Healthy Living Market Saratoga opening

My Exit: Jen Acuna

Split verdict in Llenroc case, the formula almost no one understands, Wash Ave Armory and city at odds over dance parties again, 12 year old saves classmate

The week ahead

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Bumper gawking

A look at the size of Capital Region concert venues

Stuff to do this weekend

It snowed, PEF pushing for overtime pay, assessor says STAR exemption for state Senator was a mistake, proposed road diet for Madison Ave

Getting a basement egress/exit installed?

Flurry phobia

Where to go for corned beef and cabbage?

Craig and his wonderful list

Beautiful Palace

Ice cream stand season 2013

Poll: Cuomo's high approval rating takes a small hit after NY SAFE, Assembly passes hydrofracking ban, Senate votes to legalizes MMA, Llenroc widow takes stand

Troy Farmers' Market adding "twilight market"

Bad pancakes

The view from Rensselaer

Aziz Ansari at the Palace

What's up in the Neighborhood

Checking out the monthly tea tasting at The Whistling Kettle

Suspect in ESP trooper stabbing in custody, Skidmore lockdown lifted after suspect arrested, Assembly passes $9 minimum wage hike

Jewish Food Festival 2013

Irish history tour

Thunder Chickens!

Well, Albany metro area

CSA info

Boxty at Finnbar's Pub

A concert venue for North Albany?

Search continues in stabbing of trooper, school locked down after parent brings gun to school, trial starts in Llenroc servant case

Sean Rowe on Jimmy Kimmel (video)

Make yourself useful and find me some ketchup

Yaddo is now a landmark. Officially.

Judges to discuss "inner workings" of the Court of Appeals at Albany Law

State Police identify man they'd like to question following trooper stabbing at Empire State Plaza

Watson on campus

Drawing: Lisa Loeb and The Confectionery

A dull axe murderer

My Exit: Rob Skane

Trooper stabbed at Empire State Plaza, man killed after being hit by truck on Central Ave, funeral for Sha'hiim Nelligan, dance marathon raises almost $500k

The week ahead

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Leg up

Woman bitten by potentially rabid fox in Cohoes

A good place to buy men's dress shoes?

Report: Amtrak is really two systems, one efficient -- the other, not so much

Stuff to do this weekend

Despite rally chances of NY SAFE Act repeal don't look strong, GloFo looking for $400 million in tax breaks, fast food flashing in Rotterdam, the 175-year-old law firm

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