December 2017

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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