December 2017

Things people made in 2017

Stuff to do this weekend

Interesting stories to cover in 2017

Favorite local foods 2017

Happy holidays!

Stuff to do this weekend

There's a big change coming up soon with the CDTA fare system

Sfogliatelle people and tons of cookies

Holiday gifts: Stephanie Snyder

Kate Welshofer is leaving for a job in Buffalo

Guilty verdict in fatal hit-and-run, APD officer arrested again, police search for Spa City bank robber, tax plan confusion begins

Checking out the first phase of the Ida Yarbrough redevelopment

Holiday gifts: Imani McCalmon

Liz Miele returns to the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series

What's up in the Neighborhood

What's something good that happened this year? One of the things could be you winning a Peppermint Pig.

Stefanik/Faso vote "no" on tax bill, Mero found guilty on all counts in double murder, tax exemption questions on two more Albany properties, local car dealer taking Bitcoin

The Swinburne Building! New Scotland Village! Apartments near SUNY Poly! And other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

Poutine nationalism

Capital Rep a step closer to moving its theater

Views from on High fire tower guide

Holiday gifts: T'chaka Anghelos Sikelianos

Capital Hills is open for winter, by the way

Morse accuser details alleged abuse, Stefanik to vote "no" on tax plan, school bus driver accused of being intoxicated on the job, Andrew Cuomo's ghosts

Today's moment of winter

Holiday gifts: Danika Atkins

Remembering Minnie Clark Bolster

Wyclef Jean at Putnam Den

Casino revenue lagging far behind projections, questions about Albany org for homeless after death, Troy police chief retiring, whether to purse the farming life

The week ahead

Photos from the 2017 Santa Speedo Sprint

Today's moment of window shopping

EMPAC spring 2018 season

Holiday gifts: Anasha Cummings

Stuff to do this weekend

Deliberations in double murder trial, NY AG says he's suing over net neutrality rollback, Pearl St venue's liquor license suspended, the teen who saved his sister from a fire

Albany's apartment boom matches up with some national trends

A chunk of downtown Albany for a dollar

Holiday gifts: Josh Coletto

The popsicle test

There's still time to get a flu shot

Where to get a custom pint glass?

Albany police probe overnight shooting, Cohoes Dems back Morse, suspect in Blessings Tavern crash back in jail, $85M in REDC grants

Capital Region economic development grants: sewer systems, The Palace, Cohoes Canal Square Park, Capital Roots, and more

High Mud Comedy Festival 2018

John Legend + James Taylor at TU Center

Bon Iver + TU Dance at MASS MoCA

What's up in the Neighborhood

Holiday gifts: Roni Choudhury

Gillibrand v. Trump, Morse denies new allegations and refuses to step down, David Sweat on hunger strike

Nutella bacon bagel at Wired Coffee

That's a 5-point shot, right?

Scanning the 2018 Tanglewood season lineup

Holiday gifts: Alexandra Stafford

What's up with the Albany Skyway, and a few bits about plans to makeover a key piece of downtown

Gillibrand calls for Trump to resign, Sheehan joins call for Morse to resign, ALB to BUF, the effects of expanding coverage for transgender people

About buying a fresh-cut Christmas tree...

Where to take a couples massage class?

Holiday gifts: Jammella Anderson

Moe. at The Palace

Icy, Snowy Apocalypse Watch

More allegations prompt call for Morse to step down, fatal shooting at downtown Albany venue, a year after an Adirondack rescue, UAlbany tops Siena in Albany Cup

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

Albany Craft Beer Festival 2018

A good snow removal service in Albany?

Holiday gifts: Hali Bey Ramdene

Tunnel vision in Syracuse

Stuff to do this weekend

Fights prompt closure of Albany High, waiting for word on GE cuts, Cuomo and the conference call, balancing the ballet at SPAC

The Narrows

"As an artist, I can see how I can transform that into something positive"

Here are a few bits about the latest big apartment project proposed for Albany

The Social Media drinks-and-art series is back for another season at The Arts Center

Holiday gifts: Kristin Jackson

GE Power may lose 12,000 jobs, Gillibrand & Schumer: Franken should resign, single vote decides Troy council race, Saratoga scraps two longtime festivals

Today's moment of winter

Gawking at the TU Center's new atrium

Floating above Albany

What's up in the Neighborhood

Holiday gifts: Evelyn Melendez

Shen land sale passes, Rotterdam police search for bank robber, 3 absentee ballots will decide Troy race, state of emergency lifted in Cohoes

B Lodge & Company is 150 years old and its owner says it's having one of its best years

Sylvan Esso at Upstate Concert Hall

Pieces of the neighborhood

Holiday gifts: Nick Foster

"[Y]ou have to manage parking and not let parking manage you"

Morning of Kindness

Cuomo and other governors talk about suing over Republican tax plan, opening statements in double murder trial, treating kids suffering from trauma with care

Holiday gifts: Jason Vengersammy

Brandi Carlile at The Palace

"How do you build up when neighbors want down?"

Albany's new snow shovel rule is in effect + assistance info for people who have trouble shoveling

Lessons for flying a drone?

Santa Speedo Sprint 2017 registration open

The charges against the Rensselaer County DA, examining school segregation, perspectives on the rising minimum wage, 150 years in downtown Albany

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

All the other sunsets

A look around the new Albany Damien Center

The ESP ice rink is open for the season

Stuff to do this weekend

Massive fire in Cohoes, absentee ballot allegations in Albany, layoffs at GE, so many apartments planned

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