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Colonie’s eateries to take spotlight

After this year saw the town boom with new restaurants, next week’s Colonie Restaurant Week will see participation from a record number of new eateries, as well as some established upscale favorites.

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Domestic violence is a “closed door” crime that affects more people than you think, more people than you know

It’s Sunday – Football Sunday – in the month of October. Millions of fans watch as professional football players with the size and physique of Greek Gods take the field wearing pink.

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First studio album for local favorite is a special tribute

Music is cathartic. Whether you sling a guitar strap over your shoulder and strum a few chords, or lie on your bed and listen to someone else, the melodies and choruses strings you along on a journey. It takes you away.

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Flavorfeast festival comes back to Saratoga Springs for a second year

Fans of different worldly delicacies will want to plan a pilgrimage to Saratoga Springs this Saturday for The Saratoga International Flavorfeast.

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Demand for downtown residential property makes search for new home difficult on Albany Center Gallery

Downtown’s only art gallery dedicated to showcasing local artists should be planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary for next year, but it can’t. It has to worry about finding another place to live.

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#PodcastDay has come and gone, but the phenomenon is here and strong

Like a thief in the night, the hashtag #PodcastDay emerged on trending lists throughout social media last week to pay homage to a phenomenon that equally snuck into a mainstream audience when it first emerged more than a decade ago.

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Reel Seafood Co. offers Sunday brunches with live music and themed menus

As Wolf Road continues to see a constant cycle of businesses coming and going, the road’s oldest independently-owned restaurant continues to keep up with the times.

Craft breweries focus of new downtown Albany tourist attraction

The Albany Craft Beverage Trail, a collaboration between Nine Pin Cider, Albany Distilling, C.H. Evans Brewing, and Druthers, will launch at its inaugural event, Drink Albany, Saturday, Oct. 3, from noon to 5 p.m.

Fourth Annual Wing Walk promises food, drinks and laughs

It’s only on its fourth year, but the Annual Wing Walk is quickly becoming a must-stop visit to Downtown Schenectady.

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Third Fantastic Fall Festival to be held Oct. 3 in Ganser Smith Park

In the past, hundreds of community members have shown up to support a local family through tough times with the Fantastic Fall Festival. Now, after a one-year break, the festival is back and will not disappoint with raffles, fair food and of course, a cow.

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The Enchanted City returns to Troy for a fun, family event

This Saturday, the City of Troy transforms into The Enchanted City, a festival with a theme all too fitting for one of the capitals of the Industrial Revolution.

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Delmar-native debuts movie at Spectrum 8

Mark Netter is a Delmar native and NYU film school grad whose first independent film “Nightmare Code” is a psychological thriller taking the sci-fi world by storm.

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New sign honors Massry family for $5.25M gift

The University at Albany unveiled the signage for its Massry Center for Business last week, named in honor of the Capital District’s Massry Family.

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Computer driven cars are a thing of the present

The future promises many things, but sometimes it doesn’t follow through.

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Albany troupe tackles award-winning play “4000 Miles”

Clifton Park native, and now New York City thespian, comes back home to star in an award winning dramatic comedy on the Capital Repertory Theatre stage.