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Champions Albany Empire Holding Open Tryouts
Time to start training, because open tryouts were just announced for the Arena Football Championship winning Albany Empire.
Initially I saw the announcement on their Instagram page and then got all the info at the team’s official site...
Mandatory Replacement of License Plates Dropped
Even more changes are happening to Governor Cuomo's proposal for the mandatory replacement of license plates.
It's been all over media recently that Governor Cuomo proposed the mandatory replacement of license plates that are over ten years old...
Make $1300 Just For Watching 13 Horror Movies
It's that time of year to start watching horror movies (though to me it's always that time of year), so why not make some serious cash while doing it.
By serious cash, I mean you can make $1300 just by watching 13 horror movies by Halloween...
Will Cuomo's E-Cigarette Executive Action Ban Go Up in Smoke
In case you haven't heard, Governor Cuomo once again made headlines all over the place this week with an Executive Action banning the sales of most flavored e-cigarettes.
Frankly, this has been all I've heard about this week and I've seen really really strong reactions- both in support…
Albany Empresses Dance Team Hosting Open Auditions
Here's your chance to dance! (Oh, and support a championship winning arena football team).
The Albany Empire championship-winning arena football team are hosting an open call tryout for their official dance team, the Albany 'Empresses'...
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...
Why Bill Hader Was The Best Part of 'It Chapter Two'
"It Chapter Two" is officially out in theaters.
Of course, I saw it opening day.  Then, I saw it a second time (because sure, I had other friends who wanted to go).  And my sentiments held true after a second viewing:  Bill Hader was the absolute best part of &quo…
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…

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