August 2017

Drawing: Beer dinner at City Beer Hall

Gnome away from home

If you've been wanting to take one of those State Education building tours, don't wait

Neba Sandwich from Mike's Neba

Tours at Oakwood Cemetery

Eclipse gawking around the region, Lark Street standoff, new horse safety measures at the Track, Kenwood campus sold

Finding refuge: Rifat Filkins

Chronicling the eclipse in Albany... in 1806

GRiZ at The Palace

AOA Startup Grant 2017

LarkFest 2017 music lineup

It's eclipse day, the road to Canada and asylum, casino continues to lag payout projections to municipalities, possibly wild... something

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

A few spots around the Capital Region for watching the eclipse

Finding refuge: Zina Prokofyeva, Sameerah Moharb, Sakuntala Chhetri

Stuff to do this weekend

Finding refuge: Francis Sengabo

Saratoga Wine and Food Festival 2017

Moynihan Train Hall construction starting

Biz Review: Central Warehouse has been sold

Finding refuge: Olivier Mandevu

Troy residents protest police shooting, not-guilty plea in double murder, Albany mayoral debate tonight, another equine death at Saratoga

Imagining possibilities for Sheridan Hollow

Finding refuge: Ni-Lar Way, Besa Paw, Christer-Say, Christer-Htoo

"Telling the Truth in a Post-truth World" series at UAlbany

NYS Writers Institute visiting writers fall 2017

What's up in the Neighborhood

Craft brewery neighborhoods

Finding refuge: Tafsela Hashimi

Police involved shooting leads to standoff in Troy, Cuomo to push new hate crime provisions, date set for Silver re-trial, parts of Yaddo for rent

Today's moment of summer

Finding refuge: Haeneypew Sey

Capital Region WingFest 2017

National honor for CDTA

Shelbyville ideas

Finding refuge: Amgad Abdalla

Responses to Charlottesville, company appeared in Start-Up NY ad but apparently didn't end up here, Commisso questions Siena poll

Finding Refuge: Niebiha

This week: Finding Refuge

Capital Rep buys production space north of downtown Albany, another developing project in that spot

Too valuable to keep

Picking through the new Siena poll about the Albany mayoral election + a schedule of debates and candidate forums

Scenes from the Albany rally response to Charlottesville

Albany rally responds to events in Charlottesville, Sheehan leads in Democratic primary poll, from prison to small business owner

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

Stuff to do this weekend

Fort Orange Brewing

125 pounds of rainbow sprinkles a week

Maps that still echo today

Streamed here

The business of art

The Enchanted City 2017

Gillibrand addresses health care, taxes and North Korea in town hall, arrests in Mechanicville shooting death, upstate casinos disappointed by slow business

EMPAC fall 2017 season

Van Rensselaer Boulevard, on a diet

Listening Here

What's up in the Neighborhood

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival 2017

Cuomo under pressure to reunify Senate Democrats, docs missing Albany tax break mistake, sentencing in Knowles murder, arrest in abduction attempt, $2.9 million overhaul for Peerless Pool

Today's moment of summer

Search Albany

Thinking about the future of Sheridan Hollow

"You put up a 25-five-foot-high dog and I'm getting people from California calling me"

Wagel bagel at West End Bagels

The Albany-Hudson Electric Trail

Reports of shots fired and suspicious death in Mechanicville, questioning Cuomo's political prospects, Siena adjuncts push for contract

Today's moment of summer

Kirsten Gillibrand town hall at HVCC

In the lab

New app for Albany Public Library and other local libraries

You get a bus pass. And you get a bus pass. And you get a bus pass.

Where to get a thorough interior cleaning for a car?

Albany I Spy 2017, game on

Schenectady County tops per capita crime rate list, Peerless Pool to close season early, Maccabi Games in town for the week

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

The Cohoes Mastodon Park

Other Timelines: The Chair

Stuff to do this weekend

Pivotal moments in our personal histories

Canning and preserving classes

"The people I feed are my neighbors."

Tracy Morgan will be back at the Funny Bone at Crossgates

Other Timelines: 4th of July

NY will provide voter info to Trump voter fraud commission, PA train derailment causes concern in Albany, Rensselaer/Hudson trolley line part of Empire State Trail plan

A brief history of the Capital Region's much-admired light rail system

Good camping spots that are away from crowds?

Ballston Spa Film Festival 2017

YOUARENOWHERE at EMPAC

What's up in the Neighborhood

Other Timelines: The Portal

Cuomo says he'll sue over Federal challenge to SAFE Act, Stefanik faces two new challengers, medical marijuana facility slated for Glenville

Six huge institutions that set up here... almost

Ray LaMontagne at Troy Music Hall

Other Timelines drawing: basket of Albany prizes OR basket of Troy prizes

Markets at Round Lake 2017

Federal Superfund designation for Hoosick Falls, takes on Trump's comment about Upstate, Cohoes fire called suspicious, topless in Saratoga

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