August 2013

A quick recap of the week

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Bumper gawking

Trailer for Ass Backwards


Fix or replace an antique lock?

Stuff to do this weekend

Gibson and Tonko oppose military intervention in Syria, Great Escape not interested in Hoffman's Playland, mayoral candidate drops out and endorses his mom

A short campaign for the longest-living building in Albany

Enlisting a robot against ticks

A field of sunflowers?

"[T]he profound seriousness of Albany's fiscal situation is a matter of record"

Checking out the new location for Habitat ReStore on Fuller Road

Damien Center

Cheese -- on a farm, on a plate, on a boat

Waterford man with 51 arrests picked up for allegedly promoting prostitution, Ellis/Sheehan face off in forum, Manory's celebrates 100 years

Today's moment of summer

Top Obama campaign advisers to speak at UAlbany

Last chances for an Albany Bagel... for now

Albany Democratic mayoral candidate forum

What's up in the Neighborhood

In-between places: Scotia

DiNapoli: Colonie's fiscal health improving, former corrections officer sentenced for role in gambling ring, plane makes emergency landing on Saratoga County field, RPI alum to join International Space Station crew

Wandering Dago food truck sues over not being allowed to vend at the ESP and Saratoga Race Course

Seeking support for Hoffman's Playland

Trailer for Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, which shot in Albany and Schenectady

Perfect score milk

Frequency North 2013-2014

Drawing: Tickets for Altamont Craft Beer Fest

Guynup sentenced for murder of Nikki Hart, philanthropist Carl Touhey has passed away, SSPD: bicyclist drifted into fatal collision, food truck rodeo canceled over insurance concerns

Whoosh... by a nose

Trying the apple cider croissant donut at the Crisp Cannoli

A good stylist for a pixie cut?

NYS Writers Institute visiting writers fall 2013

My Exit: Bobby Z.

IG report: problems at state steam plant in Albany, earthquake near Glens Falls, no Sam the Bugler at the Travers, Albany Pro Music founder has passed away

The week ahead

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Alligator on the loose

Sean Rowe at Troy Music Hall


Excelsior Pub closing -- for now

Stuff to do this weekend

Barack Obama makes stops in western and central New York, head of Troy Uncle Sam found in Mechanicville, where the bison roam

Behold, the apple cider crodo

Marina Abramović Institute, kickstarted

Proctors animation festival 2013


A quick trip through the Crossgates Dave & Buster's

Twisting off Oreos -- and lots of attention


Nano college buys Kiernan Plaza, Obama to talk college access in Western NY, David Cassidy picked up for DWI in Schodack, good year for apples

Today's moment of summer

Ring the Bell's

For sale: castle overlooking Lake George

In the paperless future, all receipts will be 10 feet long

Development company: We're paying for a closer look at a potential Albany aquarium

What's up in the Neighborhood

At the fair, competing for a ribbon

July unemployment rate lowest in five years, woman arrested for allegedly driving SUV into crowd, Cohoes home all abuzz

More Lyme disease -- a lot more

Talk of the town

What about battery recycling?

Nuns of New Skete key lime cheesecake

The beers that shaped New York's beer scene

Rest Fest 2013 lineup

Malta zoning changes open way for potential second chip fab, Green Island tables proposed pet limit, Albany mayoral candidate can't vote for himself, the ongoing trials of the Uncles Sam

Fringe, for the win

"But even very rich people who may have commissioned portraits of themselves as centaurs deserve to be treated fairly."

Disasters, relatively speaking

My Exit: Cooper Nelson


Thinking differently about what a destination museum in Albany could be

Saratoga Wine & Food Festival 2013

Drue testifies at pre-trial hearing, Green Island considering limit on pets, towns say they'll fight Troy's land claim, developer argues Harriman campus was missed opportunity

The week ahead

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Police training at UAlbany downtown campus

Where to find something cronut-like?

"Other kids quit because they can't keep up"

Everyone on a map, dot by dot


Stuff to do this weekend

Questions about further development at Harriman campus, free lunches for all in Schenectady school district, more Uncle Sam abuse

Virtually on display at Art Omi

Son of Fuccillo

Amtrak: all-time record ridership in July

Renata and Mike's Troy fixer-upper

Volunteer or mentoring opportunities for science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics?

To boldly go where no estate sale has gone before

State halts King St. demolition work, SPD officer accused of improperly sharing license plate info, renovation of vacant Harriman campus building, "total engine failure" brought down Uccellini plane

Let's get ready to crumble

Migrating chefs

Diary of a pari-mutuel clerk

Re-retailing the Frear Building

What's up in the Neighborhood

Well, that is upstate...

Further appeals and sequester delay Bruno trial, "Railroad Puppy"abuser gets time served, 10-year-old set fire to family home in Schenectady

Today's moment of summer

44 seasons

"I had a very strong backhand."


Wait, so Craigslist is the new single-serve Tumblr? Is that how you get a book deal now?

How to find a weekend camp in the Adirondacks?

Stopping traffic

EMPAC fall 2013 season

Wide range in SUNY graduation rates, audio from fatal Schenectady standoff, in labor and stopped for speeding

Nine Pin Cider Works

Brown's Waffle Week 2013

TEDxAlbany is returning

Good place to shop for appliances?

My Exit: Laura M.

Father accused in son's death, Albany mayoral candidates talk about city budget gap, chase through Saratoga Springs, apple crop looking good

The week ahead

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Nite Moves turns to the Supremes

"What is required of that money? Because it makes me uncomfortable..."

Tommy John at the Joe

Hey, that's Marina Abramović and Lady Gaga and... that's... yep...

Stuff to do this weekend

Criticism of process that resulted in Troy emergency demolition, what to do about apparently abandoned fish, concern about teacher evaluation system

"The fish were alive and swimming as of Wednesday afternoon."

You won't regret bringing toilet paper

"I love the fact that I'm turning sunlight in protein."

Photos from the Bad Boys, Broads, and Bootleggers Tour

Space Beyond the Pines

In state

New standardized tests had 31% pass rate, Poulin convicted of manslaughter, wife of man shot by State Police critical of response

Wandering Dago food truck keeping its name

How 'bout them (new) apples?

Eli misses watching TV with the guys at UAlbany

Pines on DVD

What's up in the Neighborhood

Standing Strong

Oxtail at the Dutch Pot

Appeals court says Bruno can be retried, state police shoot man in Clifton Park, Glenmont buffet employees charged with identity theft, attendance down at Saratoga

We're back

Collecting Summer in the City PoeTweets

Re-modernizing the DeWitt Clinton

Albany mayoral candidates forum

Urban Raid Albany

Charismatic megafauna

A look at the new Saratoga Northshire, and conversation about the future of bookstores

Elvis Costello at Troy Music Hall

My Exit: Mark G.

Son pleads guilty to killing his mother, what food stamp cash bought, uncertainty about full casino gambling in Saratoga, celebrating Melville

The week ahead

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Virtual ticket to ride

The unfriendliest travel magazines

Jerry Seinfeld back at the Palace

Stuff to do this weekend

Gruesome testimony in Poulin trial, Troy trying to claim properties from adjacent towns, chase ends in crash into bank building

Beasts of the Southern Wild -- with live score -- at MASS MoCA

Picking through that Siena poll on the Albany mayoral Democratic primary

Master class with Lydia Davis

Craig and his wonderful list

The Tour de Coop

Bruno's daughter and former boss face charges in alleged no show job, Sheehan leads Ellis in Albany mayoral poll, railroad puppy training as therapy dog

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