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The Worst Things About This Season in the Capital Region
While I do think the Capital Region is a great place to live, there's also a lot of things that routinely drive me crazy.  Especially around this time of year.  The winter season is starting, the holidays are approaching, and I'm pretty sure we can all agree on some certain pet p…
Are These Really the Best Movies of the Past Decade?
You're not just heading towards a new year soon, but a new decade.  That's right, get ready for the "roaring '20's"- of the 2000's at least.  And as the old decade comes to an end, I had some fun looking back at some of the movie releases (and rem…
Get A 99 Pack Of This Popular Beer
Just when you thought no one could possibly know what to get you for the holidays, a popular beer has come out with a ninety-nine pack. Yup a ninety-nine pack of one of the most popular beers. It's only available in a few states and New York is one of them.
List of Stores Closed on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a holiday for thanks.  It's also become known as a holiday for shopping and sales, with Black Friday creeping into stores opening on the holiday in recent years.
However, a lot of stores are going to be closed for business on Thanksgiving...
Warren Miller's 'Timeless' Kicks Off Ski Season in Albany
For life-long winter sports fans, Warren Miller is an institution.  Before action sports movies were mainstream, and production companies like Teton Gravity existed, there was Warren Miller.
For decades, Warren Miller and his production company have released films, highlighting the world of winter sp…
Tool: Cell Phone Free as the Most Respected Band in Rock
Tool.  An institution. Legendary. Pure rock. And beyond respected by their fans.  The proof?  Well, aside from the crowd size, the energy, the live show.  It's the cell phones.
When was the last time you went to a concert where not one person held their phone up...
Albany County Flavored-Tobacco Ban Goes Up In Smoke
Well, the vote wasn’t a blowout but a local proposed ban on flavored tobacco products did go up in smoke.
Sorry, do not pass go, do not collect $200.  The proposed legislation I’m referring to was for a local law to ban the sale of flavored tobacco produ…
Something is Happening at the Madison Theater
Something is happening at the Madison Theater in Albany.
While the theater is currently closed, and Albany’s very own ‘blast-from-the-past’, it seems like some changes may be happening at the theater.  According to a recent post by the Times Union, the …
Win Tickets to Zoso, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experien
This week, you can win yourself some tickets to go see Zoso, the Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience.
Really, you can never go wrong with the music of Led Zeppelin.  Also, free tickets?  Talk about making your work day rock.  Throw in Zoso, one of the best Led Zeppelin bands and experienc…
Get Nostalgic This Winter With Rollerskating
Recently, a couple Capital Region locations landed on a list of "blast-from-the-past" rollerskating rinks.
The list, posted by newyorkupstate.com, did actually make me feel really nostalgic.  I used to love going roller-skating as a kid growing up...
Cause and Culprit Possibly Found in Vaping Illnesses
A ‘strong’ probable culprit has been announced by health officials for the string of vaping-related illnesses.
I read about the announcement on cbs 6 albany, but it was officially announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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