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Bassmaster Elite Series Coming to Upstate New York Again in 2020
$100,000 for catching a bass?  I am SO in. If you're interested too, well it looks like the 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series is making two stops in Upstate New York.
I just spent a week in the Adirondacks bass fishing (see below), and I'm pretty sure the entire time I joked about being rea…
Should Looking 'Rock and Roll' Matter for Work
Work- something that most of the time is a necessity.  That work-week grind can be exhausting.  And of course, there are all different types of work places, from offices to restaurants, to concert halls.
As someone who has always worked in both music and healthcare in my professional life, …
Up to 200 GameStop Stores to Shut Their Doors
Another one bites the dust....maybe.
GameStop announced that 180 to 200 stores that are not performing up to par will be closing.  Now, in the Capital Region, we’ve got a few locations.  From Colonie Center to Troy to Rensselaer, there are a number of spots for the well-know…
New York State Ranks One of The Top for Psychopaths
Halloween movies and thrillers may be based on the idea of a psychopath, but it turns out you don’t even need to turn to the movies.
I stumbled across an article about the U.S. states with he most psychopaths.  New York ranked pretty high on the list...
New Romantic Comedy Filming in Capital Region Town
The Capital Region streak as a setting for movies and television continues on!
It looks like a new romantic comedy was filming in Troy- an area that has seen a number of films and tv film there in the past year or so.  The Times Union reports the movie name as "Silent Retreat&q…
Get Paid $1000 Just For Watching 'Friends'
'Friends' super-fans, your time has come!
You can get paid $1000 just for watching 'Friends' to help celebrate the show's 25th Anniversary.  I mean, sure there's more to it than just sitting down and watching an episode, but still, you can get paid to watch TV...
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…
$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...

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