January 2016

The week ahead

This week was brought to you by

A quick recap of the week

Today's moment of winter

The huge mixed-use building that could have stood along Clinton Ave in downtown Albany

Hanging in there

Historic Albany endangered building list 2015

Stuff to do this weekend

EPA issues new guidance for Hoosick Falls water, state attorney general investigates event ticket industry, the doctor will virtually see you now

A new pitch for protected bike lanes in Albany

Events for getting dressed up and going dancing?

Myco Board

Midday music break: Taina Asili

Chuck D at Siena

Death Wish Coffee gets a Super Bowl ad

APD investigating 2 shootings, Superfund site declared in Hoosick Falls, apartment building planned for DeLaet's Landing

Who's a good concrete dog?!

A quick scan of the reviews of As You Are at Sundance

Mesh

Talks from TEDxAlbany 2015

What's up in the Neighborhood

Tilted toward downstate

Drawing: Tickets for PostSecret:The Show at Proctors + Cafe NOLA

Plea deal rejected in Porreca case, Sheehan and Madden ask state legislators to assist cities, Bharara to visit Albany

Capital Region ice skating spots 2016

Renovations -- and a new neighbor -- planned for Caffe Lena

Gathering of the Farm Cideries 2016 at Nine Pin

Science Cafe talks at City Beer Hall

Favorite coffee shops for working?

Protesters interrupt Sheehan's State of the City address, Hulett Street fire info reward increased, Albany teens win national song contest

Today's moment of winter

There's a moose... and there's a moose... and there's a moose...

Dave Matthews Band at SPAC 2016

Checking out Blaze Pizza

Zephyr Teachout is running for the NY 19 Congressional District

Chris Gethard at MASS MoCA

Where to take foreign language classes for adults?

The events that led up to the Albany schools superintendent's ouster, three rescued from burning house, CDTA ready to move ahead with Troy transit center, man fights off rabid fox

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Today's moment of door

"For me this was the perfect picture of a place that was totally dysfunctional"

"Is that pioneer choking that Native America guy to death or do I have something crazy in my eye?"

The story of that beautiful, odd, skinny building on State Street in Albany

Stuff to do this weekend

School board critics turn out after ouster of Albany schools superintendent, repair of Troy water main break nearing end, Hoosick Falls hired PR firm to help handle tainted water supply situation

Next up for downtown Albany residential: 760 Broadway

Exercise classes with working parent-friendly schedules?

Spending a winter day in Saratoga Springs

The winter with (almost) no snow (so far)

Troy water main repair continues, 19 citations but no charges for garbage truck driver in fatal accident, Silver keeps pension, New York considers new consequences for skipping tolls

Today's moment of winter

New CEO for Price Chopper/Market 32 parent company

A view of where the Mohawk meets the Hudson

Gather around

What's up in the Neighborhood

Drawing: Tickets for Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show + Aperitivo Bistro gift card

Repairs continue on Troy water main,Women's Equality laws take affect, Stefanik kicks off reelection bid,overdue honors for WWII vet

Today's moment of winter

NYS Writers Institute visiting writers spring 2016

Sherry Turkle at Union College to talk about conversation in the digital age

Billion dollar hot potato

Pickle-brined chicken sandwich at 677 Prime

"I just remember thinking you and your dad were sweet and it was a bummer to read that"

Saratoga Jazz Fest 2016 lineup

Troy works to repair large water main break, Teachout for Congressional run?, affordable housing crunch in Saratoga, the crow as painter

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Roundabouts... they're everywhere

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s at Hyde Collection

Suggestions for good daycare in Albany area?

Stuff to do this weekend

VanAlstyne sentenced for death of Kenneth White, packed meeting about Hoosick Falls water contamination, pedestrian killed in Route 9 crash, together to the end

Thinking about the future of Lark Street

High Mud Comedy Fest with Tig Notaro at MASS MoCA

Info sessions, tours for revised Albany High School rebuild plan

Arm wrestling Alex Trebek

Albany $12.5 million missing from Cuomo budget, GE announces 100 jobs for Niskayuna - moves HQ from CT to Boston, opening 1.7 million cards and packages

4 things from the 2016 State of the State / state budget presentation

Coffee class at Superior Merchandise Co.

What's up in the Neighborhood

Mountain Jam 2016 lineup

New York's Powerball fever is uneven

Cuomo to deliver state of the state today, Assembly votes down ethics proposals, vigil for Sherwin, four Canadian women charged with local "grandparent scam," if walls could talk

What was on the menu in Albany back then

A checklist for successful wintering

Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail update

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show: Josh Gondelman

Feds: "insufficient evidence" of a federal crime related to state anti-corruption panel, former Watervliet police officer sentenced to prison, teacher accused of taking toys

Capital Region high school graduation rates 2015

Festival of Manliness 2016

Bowl Me Over speed dating

Electric City Food Co-op info meeting

Man charged with murder in Watervliet death, allegations of abuse in state prisons, the Bob & Ron's sign has been sold

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Hardcore produce

A throne invented in Albany

Day trip: Dia:Beacon

"You've got heart, you have determination and that can't be taught.'

Stuff to do this weekend

Former Watervliet police officer sentenced, medical marijuana dispensaries open, Troy Bombers set to become a Wolff's

Today's moment of winter

Albany, Troy, and Hudson in high contrast

Coloring night -- for adults -- Schenectady County Public Library

The plan for a new Penn Station

Drawing: Wine & Dine for the Arts gala tickets

Ethics dominate day one for legislators, Cuomo to propose Thruway toll freeze and $22 billion for roads & bridges, Vital Vio founders make Forbes list

Steuben Street Market

EMPAC spring 2016 season

Capital Roots Garden Bowl 2016

What's up in the Neighborhood

A venue for a bridal shower that says "Albany"

Legislators head back to work with ethics on their minds, frigid temperatures bring Code Blue alert, Albany marijuana dispensary to open this week

A few versions of the South End's potential future

A local service for wiping a computer clean of malware and other gunk?

So, Shereesha Richards is pretty good

Albany All Stars Roller Derby opens 2016 season this weekend

Rice Chicken Soup at Chontong Thai

David Cross at Troy Music Hall

Questions about new state policy regarding shelter for homeless in the cold, Albany trash fee approved, alleged scheme to steal laptops from the state

Today's moment of winter

"Mark my words. Within my lifetime there will be no tipping."

Titus Andronicus + Craig Finn at The Hollow

Driving in the snow

The December that didn't feel like December

Final issue

Stuff people made over the past year

Alkaramla's body found in the Hudson, Cuomo continuing push for minimum wage increase, who gets REDC money, first baby of 2016

The week ahead

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