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Downtown Glens Falls is Getting an Upgrade Worth Millions
Glens Falls has already seen some changes in recent years, from the Civic Center to the now Cool Insuring Arena.  And more is yet to come.
The city has a plan to upgrade the empty store fronts and areas around Glen Street.  Back in 2016, Glens Falls got a $10 million revitalization grant, a…
Millions Going to Expand Enchanted Forest Water Safari
Enchanted Forest Water Safari- where the fun never stops!  And now it looks like you can have even more fun after a $3 million expansion is completed.
The park, in Old Forge, NY, is going to be adding three new water slides and replacing two old ones according to a post by newyorkupstate...
Downtown Albany Getting an $80 Million Face-lift
Downtown Albany is getting a little bit of a face-lift with an $80 million project.
According to cbs 6 Albany, a Schenectady-based group named Redburn Development announced that they are going to be investing the millions into downtown Albany...
Papa Roach Rock Show Ahead of TUC Appearance
In a little over one month- on September 20th- Shinedown, Papa Roach, and Asking Alexandria will be taking over the Times Union Center.  As a huge Shinedown fan, I've seen them twice live, and each time they've come out as one of my favorite live shows...
Willie Nelson Cancels Tour, But Still Coming to Upstate NY
Willie Nelson has had to cancel his current tour, via a twitter post.
According to newyorkupstate.com, Nelson posted that he was going to be cancelling part of his your because of a breathing problem, requiring him to see a doctor.  The good news is he's expected to be back for back-to…
Albany Empire Headed to a Home Game Arena Bowl
The Arena Bowl is going to be happening right here in the Capital Region!
Our home team, the Albany Empire, are headed to the Arena Bowl XXXII (the Super Bowl of arena football), and playing host.  Beating the Baltimore Brigade in the playoffs, the Empire announced that they'll be host…
Capital Region Stadiums Land on List of Top in New York
Some of the best venues in New York for anything from sports to music are right here in the Capital Region.
I personally was already under that assumption, though I do love seeing sports events and shows in other areas, from on mountains to by bodies of water...
$100 Million Going Towards Lake Placid Olympic Center Update
I know it's summer, but the cold weather will be here before you know it.  And, it looks like there are going to be some major renovations happening in Lake Placid.
For the first time since the 1980 Winter Olympics, the Lake Placid Olympic Center is going to getting a major upgrade...
Legislation Looking to Reduce Plastics And Paper in Troy
Legislation introduced in Troy is looking to cut down on paper and plastics.
Councilman David Bissember in Troy introduced the legislation to target waste in Troy, and try to clean up the city’s act according to News Channel 13.   New York is already planning to try and ban …
How To Rock and Save a Life
What can half an hour to an hour of your time do?  As a nurse, I can tell you.  I’ve run down hallways carrying bags of blood.  I’ve watched a woman bleeding out on an operation table clinging for life while surgeons saved her.  I’v…

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