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Millions May be Invested in Local Hemp Processing Plant
There are plans to invest millions into a hemp processing plant, and it would happen not far from the Capital Region.
According to News Channel 13, Sheldon Roberts who is a graduate of UAlbany, is responsible for the plans.  He is hoping to open a hemp processing plant, according to the rep…
Rockers and Musicians Celebrate World Mental Health Day
Yesterday was World Mental Health Day and musicians and music organizations had a huge presence in taking part.
From legendary rockers like Dave Navarro talking about emotional stress with MusiCares, to Warped Tour rockers like Telle Smith of The Word Alive partnering with HeartSupport, to even organ…
Mick Foley Crashes Nursing Home Before Coming to Capital District
Talk about an unusual pit-stop on the way to the Capital Region.
Mick Foley made an appearance at Heroes Hideout at Colonie Center yesterday for a meet and greet event.  But not before stopping at a nursing home in New York.  At first it seems like an odd place for a WWE Hall-of-Famer …
Catch Metallica Tonight in Albany on the Big Screen
Attention attention! Wednesday just got a whole lot more awesome, because tonight you can catch Metallica perform -on the big screen- right here in the Capital Region.
Metallica: S&M2 is coming to select theaters here in the Capital Region.  ...
Incubus Rocks Capital Region Back to 1999
This past Friday night, the Capital Region got rocked back to 1999 with Incubus.  And I have to admit, I almost wanted to stay there.
Incubus make a stop at the Palace Theatre for their current tour, celebrating 20 years of their pivotal album "Make Yourself"...
Troy Maintenance Repair Leads to Oldest Find in the Nation
An ordinary maintenance repair led to a historic discovery in one area of the Capital Region.
The Capital Region has so much history, and in particular, Troy is full of it.  Now?  The history books may be changing a little bit.  The Times Union posted about a historic find in Troy…
Pokemon Playing Fan Saves the Day For Lost Rockstar in NY
Even rock-stars get lost sometimes.  But image walking down the street, playing Pokemon Go, and one just rolls up next to you, asks you for directions, and then takes you for a ride? Oh, and THEN drops tour hints?
Yeah, that happened to Tim Lord of Western New York on Sunday...
Capital Region Woman to Compete on 'Wheel of Fortune'
A Capital Region woman is going to be competing on "Wheel of Fortune" this Monday  (Oh- and living out some of my game-show dreams).
Of course I'm going to have to cheer on Melissa Grega or Troy, who the Times Union reported on as an upcoming competitor on Monday…
Upstate New Yorker Wins Ink Master 'Battle of the Sexes'
Upstate New York has been represented on TV a lot lately- from singing competitions to cooking shows.  This time, an Upstate New Yorker took home the top prize.
I am a huge "Ink Master" fan, and love to binge watch marathons of the competitive tattoo show...
Have A Night Out With Albany, Murder, and Some Brews
What do infamous murder stories and beer have in common?  You can enjoy both during a night out in Albany.
About a week before Halloween, on October 23rd, you can experience chills and thrills while you sip some pints and listen to stories about one of Albany's most infamous murderers...
Local Hotel Lands on List of Best Haunted Hotels
Ready to get your spook on?
Apparently one of the best haunted hotels is located not far from the Capital Region.  The Sagamore Resort on Lake George was chosen as one of the best haunted hotels according to the Times Union.  Obviously this caught my eye as a lover of everything spooky…

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