July 2015

A quick recap of the week

Today's moment of summer

Favorite lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, and other bodies of water

Stuff to do this weekend

Outpouring of support after slur, looking toward a new Schenectady train station, Mission Impossible was possible

Reading through the Impact Downtown Albany playbook

Options for the Madison Ave Road Diet

"I'm not alone in being baffled by the candidacy of George Elmer Pataki."

Good brunch spots in/near Schenectady?

Midmorning music break: Dryer

Inmate found dead at Albany County Jail, anti violence rally planned in Schenectady, questions about Quirky, all over a Scooby Doo doll

Pick-your-own blueberry season 2015

Massry Center 2015-2016 season

"That pile of snow is like a glacier"

Where to rent a boat on Lake George?

What's up in the Neighborhood

"They started hitting us a little bit and Ed started loosening up, and he was a lot of fun that night"

EMPAC fall 2015 season

Dannemora employee takes plea deal, Malta man sentenced in wife's murder, Quirky cuts jobs, goat rustlers sentenced

Today's moment of summer

Three thoughts about the push for protected bike lanes in Albany

"The policy has changed but nobody knows"

Suggestions for a meal delivery service?

A tiny place (almost anywhere) in the Adirondacks

Fatal shooting in Schenectady, allegations against arrested Watervliet police officer detailed, investigation into shooting of cat

This is why that blimp was over the Capital Region

That time it was 104 degrees in Albany

"There is little precedent for an increase of this magnitude."

Oh, hey, another seal in the Hudson River

Whatever is beyond luck

Brunching about: Tala Bistro

Watervliet police officer arrested, focus on impending gap between fast food and other minimum wage employees, some sort of taxi plan in the works

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

Stuff to do this weekend

Fun facts about Saratoga Race Course

Ulysses S. Grant and Mount McGregor

Drawing: Capital Region Brewer's Fest at The Joe

Fast food wage hike will take years to implement, Libous found guilty of lying to FBI, Planners approve new casino design, UAlbany designed app to increase voter turnout

New York State set to raise fast food minimum wage to $15 per hour

Sovrana's gets the tabloid treatment

Mid-afternoon music break: The Sea The Sea

What's up in the Neighborhood

Capital Region county fairs 2015

Capital Region unemployment rate among lowest in NY, more charges for Skelos & son, 1 Monument Square goes back to the drawing board, Schenectady is counting dogs

Dosas at Parivar

"Thankfully, Buffalo is the land that Taco Bell forgot."

Back in town for the first time in almost two years, what are "can't miss" new things?

Craig Ferguson at Troy Music Hall

Sawing in the night

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival 2015 lineup

Percentage of kids in poverty up in both state and Albany area, Cox confirmed as APD chief, blood donors complain of frequent calls, Saratoga County Fair opens

Photos from Rail, River, Hudson 2015

The Northeast, man... so full of @!#$%^&*

A good doctor for a wrist injury?

Pearl Palooza 2015 lineup

Drawing: miSci's Science of Brewing

Albany red light cameras activated, casino job fair draws more than 1,000 people, Metroland for sale

The week ahead

Follow forward: The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark

Follow up: Brew

Follow up: Fort Orange General Store

Follow up: Collar City Hard Pressed

Follow up: Bread and Honey

A quick recap of the week

Today's moment of summer

Three environmental issues facing the Hudson River

Stuff to do this weekend

Schneiderman forms unit to review civilian deaths at hands of police, other kids on the playground turning on Andrew Cuomo, Proctors and Universal Preservation Hall partnering

To Athens by ferry

Proposed design for the Schenectady casino #3

Big because it's tiny

Advice for new dog owners?

Midmorning music break: The Parlor

Three charged in Schenectady murder, Albany Med mercury case appealed to U.S. Supreme Court, Dannemora escape resulted in $300 thousand in damage

New books from local authors

All correct, Martin Van Buren

River Week drawing: AOA tour tickets, riverside dining at Brown's and Waters Edge Lighthouse

What's up in the Neighborhood

Pay attention to the man behind the curtain

Brunching about: Iron Gate Cafe

Cuomo names special prosecutor in police related deaths, former Dannemora prison superintendent resigns, rekindled fireworks cause truck fire, new life for old Harriman Campus building

Today's moment of summer

Growing a business

Odd and notable creatures of the Hudson River

Sean Rowe at the Ale House

New York City Ballet back at SPAC

Albany red light cameras set to start soon, was this Fourth of July different for fireworks, update on one of the "Railroad Puppies"

Solar continues to grow around New York

Pasties, Pencils, and Pints 3rd anniversary

Albany I Spy 2015, game on

Hopping islands in the Hudson River

Sweat moved from Albany Med, review of next Albany police chief, "Bra Wars" in Guilderland

The week ahead

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A quick recap of the week

Stuff to do this weekend

Today's moment of summer

Different event layout for this year's ESP fireworks

Not flagged for taxes

Neighborhood highlights

Restricted public access at Kaaterskill Falls this summer

Chilling the ESP

New superintendent and rules for Clinton County, Malcolm Smith gets 7 years, dog runs for mayor of Schenectady

A look at the latest plan for the 1 Monument Square project in Troy

Capital Cobblestone Project

What's up in the Neighborhood

Soggy June

A dozen employees suspended at Dannemora in wake of escape, Saratoga County shooting ruled suicide by police, planning ahead for Avian Flu

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