June 2017

Today's moment of summer

A look around Great Flats Brewing

Stuff to do this weekend

Verdict in fatal stabbing of Troy official, "extraordinary" session wraps at state Capitol, all the Lyfting and Ubering, a reminder about fireworks

A look around the new Slidin' Dirty in Schenectady

Alternatives to giving money to panhandlers?

Mid-afternoon music break: Wurliday

Silo

Where to see the fireworks this 4th of July weekend

The National "Guilty Party" at Basilica Hudson

Special session underway, Schenectady man charged in multi-state prostitution ring, rare Colonial ledger found on eBay, it's Uber Day

Pushing the button one last time to start up the State Museum carousel

Rainbow weather

High traffic spots on the area's walk/bike trails

A good wash-and-fold service in Albany?

What's up in the Neighborhood

Hurray for the Riff Raff at The Egg

Cuomo calls special legislative session, alleged murder was released by judge 5 weeks earlier , Albany Chiropractor allegedly abused patients, another rare lobster escapes the pot

Today's moment of summer

Grizzly Bear at BSP Kingston

RAD plans

Hellions vs. All Stars 2017

Albany history, in an app

SPAC x NYCB

Remembering man killed on Grand Street, fight over Saratoga Code Blue shelter, prepping for ride hailing, yoga with goats

Gawking at those Nipper statues that now dot downtown Albany

"It starts with asking yourself: Do you want families downtown and in urban places?"

Albany testing system for paying for parking by mobile app and license plate

Kennedy of Albany: A Writer and His City premieres tonight

Teen falls from Great Escape ride, sentencing in Crossgates gunfire incident, the frustration of small claims court, redevelop former convention center site bit by bit?

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

Checking out the new Albany skate park

A call for a rail trail mural

"I want lower-level soccer to be like operating the muffin shop in your town"

Stuff to do this weekend

Reaction to Senate Republican health plan, multiple households displaced in Albany fire, from Pakistan to Schenectady to a diploma

Today's moment of summer

Bites Camera Action in downtown Albany

The Colonie Center Sears is closing

Above Albany

Gawking at the new Five Rivers visitor center

Pine Bush Big Birding Day

Legislative session ends with business left undone, suspicious white powder sent to Harriman Campus, Adelphi selling memorabilia, Tappan Zee could be named for Mario Cuomo

Today's moment of summer

"Uber may just be a gigantic taxi company after all."

Science on Tap: "The Riddle of the Invisible Dark Matter"

The next UAlbany president is Havidán Rodríguez

Future at SPAC

What's up in the Neighborhood

Walking the history of Pine Hills, with a guide

Slocum guilty in triple homicide, woman drowns when car topples into creek, legislative session winds down, SCCC extends president's contract

Summer in the City movie series at The Palace

Electric City Trolley

"It's the best exemption to come down the pike"

A stylist for long, curly hair?

A checklist for summer

READ & FEED 2017 at Basilica Hudson

Hoosick Falls contamination levels much higher than previously reported, indictment in Colonie fatal alleged hit and run, alcohol in movie theaters looks like a no-go

Today's moment of summer

Bars or restaurants with an Albany skyline view?

Summer tours of the Empire State Plaza

Park Playhouse 2017: Ragtime

The ValleyCats open their 2017 season this week

Sources say alleged warrantless search at heart of Troy drug unit investigation, fatal shooting in Albany, study links between cancer and toxic sites, celebrating 180 years

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

2017 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region

Albany's oldest building has a new face

Stuff to do this weekend

Sentencing in UAlbany bus incident, guilty verdict in the death of Medina Knowles, Albany tax break mistake, treasurer reports Albany budget surplus, big cat -- or really big cat?

An ample amount of mastodon

From wet land to wetland

An eye on surveillance

Hiking the Mid-Hudson Valley

Beyond Uber and Lyft

Here are the station locations for the bike share starting later this summer

Local reps react to Alexandria shooting, Wilton teacher charged with rape, Schenectady County sues opioid makers

Pick-your-own strawberry season 2017

Bus for USA-Ghana friendly

Grow light

ALL-bany, not AL-bany

What's up in the Neighborhood

Jackie Baldwin Memorial Scholarship Gala

Testimony wraps up in Knowles murder trial, visa restrictions mean seasonal employee shortages, self-driving car tested on I-90

Today's moment of summer

Following the many paths in Saratoga County

West Fulton Puppet Festival 2017

Capped

Lamb sloppy joe at Chez Mike

Ghost tours at The Mount

Sex trafficking sting nets 12 arrests, Albany County legislature votes down anti-nepotism proposal, Kirsten Gillibrand and the F word

Waterproofing your dog isn't wise, typically

Electric City Couture "Identity" at State Museum

Drawing: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Capital Rep + Nine Pin

Open House: A funky historic Pine Hills home

Tape Face at Troy Music Hall

New head for GE, trial of the man charged with killing Medina Knowles, Albany school district settles harassment case, a century of outdoor movies

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

Today's moment of summer

A storefront then and now

Albany skate park open date pushed back

The Hyde Collection's new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery opens this weekend

Stuff to do this weekend

Congressional rep reaction to Comey testimony, former school board president sentenced, Uber tagged by state ethics commission, organizing the (maybe last) Flag Day Parade

Capital Region swimming pools 2017

Talking about refugee communities in Albany and how to help

Troy Summer Square

"If drivers paid for the cost to provide parking, we would use cars more rationally."

Drawing: Hidden City House and Garden Tour 2017 + gift certificate for El Mariachi

A good place to buy plants for a late-start vegetable garden?

Experts question Hoosick Falls study, Schenectady police say shooting was justified in standoff, former Russian orphans graduate together from Ballston Spa High School

Today's moment of summer

Restaurants with really good dining experiences, not necessarily fancy?

Eagle eyes

Troy Flea 2017

What's up in the Neighborhood

"I wish Americans could see our faces. They need to understand, we're real people, too."

Green River Festival 2017

Soares unveils juvenile clean slate program, report claims no elevated levels of PFOA related cancer in Hoosick Falls, Cuomo takes aim at Faso/Stefanik and other GOP congressional leaders, Shen art project attracts controversy

Today's moment of summer

"We've always tried to run our rideshare completely different than the Silicon Valley giants"

Capital City Shuttle

"One of the biggest challenges is teaching them to be confident, but (also) teaching them to talk to people"

Services such as Uber and Lyft will be allowed to arrive a bit earlier

A good acupuncturist and/or massage therapist?

Man shot by Schenectady police, sentencing in Lake George boat crash trial, plans for pedestrian safety in Albany and Cohoes, remembering Dan Lynch

Basilica Soundscape 2017

Stockade Scavenger Hunt

That would explain some things...

Recognizing Henry Johnson -- and the people who worked to gain that recognition

A chef for at-home celebration?

Local orgs bracing for potential food stamp cuts, shooting in Cohoes, sheriff: driver in fatal ambulance crash fell asleep, cold spring holding back local farms

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

Today's moment of summer

Alive at Five 2017 lineup

Picasso: Encounters at The Clark

"That sandwich was like the scarlet letter"

Stuff to do this weekend

New York to pursue climate coalition with other states, sale of old Troy hospital site for affordable housing fails, EPA says enough Hudson dredging for now, getting to age 106

Albany needs to figure out where it's going to put its trash -- and the clock is ticking

A city lot for $100

"Albany is a diverse place and it shouldn't be a place where only the bros go to party"

Albany Comic Con 2017 spring

"There's historically been a bit of a dichotomy between North Adams and MASS MoCA"

YouthFX screenings at The Madison

Cuomo urges Trump to stay in climate pact, Schaghticoke teen killed in crash, one plea and one sentencing in Schenectady fire perjury case, 90 mph microburst in Colonie

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