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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…
Why Hetfield is a Rockstar for Rehab-ing It
Yesterday, an official letter from Lars, Kirk, and Rob was posted to the Metallica website.  News became viral that the band is postponing an upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand so that legendary rocker and vocalist James Hetfield can seek treatment for some current struggles w…
Cuomo Wants Teamwork with Vaping and Marijuana
It has been over a week since Governor Cuomo's Executive Action ban on e-cigarette flavors.  In the past week, things haven't really settled much.
Initially people I knew reacted with a lot of passion- on support of both sides- to this ban...
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…
Nurses at Local Hospital To Go On Strike
Understaffing and safety concerns are sparking the nursing force at a local hospital to picket.
News 10 abc reported on the planned strike, which may be happening today.   According to the report, nurses at Albany Medical Center (which is now unionized and part of NYSNA- the New York nursing union) a…
More Shootings During a Week of Chaos in Capital Region Town
One Capital Region town has just had a week of what seems like relentless violence.  Now, two teens have been shot, continuing that streak of violence.
The most recent shootings of two teenagers, reported by the Times Union, adds to the list of crime in an area that has already de…
New 'Workforce Lunch' Request Hour on Q1057
Don't let the work week drag you down.  Request and hear your favorite artists with our new feature, the 'Workforce Lunch' on Q1057.
Work is hard enough as it is.  We want to break up your work day, and make your lunch rock by playing your favorite rock artists by request...
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…