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Local Casino Opening First Sportsbook in New York
This Tuesday, a sports betting lounge plans to open at a local casino.
In a rush to open the first sportsbook in New York, multiple casinos are working on plans, however according to newyorkupstate.com, Rivers Casino in Schenectady just might be the first...
Jerry Seinfeld Coming to Albany for Live Show
Another big comedy show is coming to the Capital Region!
Just announced, Jerry Seinfeld will be coming to Albany for a live show.  As a fan of satire and sarcasm, I for one can not wait.  He'll be at the Palace Theatre October 10th to perform his live stand-up comedy show (so…
Cheap Things to Do Around the Capital Region This Weekend
The weekend is upon you! Things to do can get expensive, but- they don't have to be.
Searching around the interwebs, I found some fun activities to do this weekend that won't cost you an arm and a leg, or your entire bank account.  From the race track to Troy, here goes:

The 12th Annual…
Create Your Own Superhero at Colonie Center
The best superhero is a topic that can be up for endless debate.  Who has the best powers, the best outfit, the best strength, and so on and so on.  Well, now you can take whatever your favorite things are and create your very own superhero...
Disrupt Festival Stops Near New York: A Review
It's the first summer in over two decades without a cross-country Vans Warped Tour.  The end of an era for fans looking for pop punk, alt rock, metalcore, and more all in one with a lifestyle and festival vibe thrown in.  It's also the first summer featuring the Inaugural Rocksta…
Get Discount Tickets for the New York State Fair This Week
Last week, I posted that the final music lineup was announced for the New York State Fair.
Well, if you're interested in going to the fair itself, you can get tickets starting this week at a discounted price.  This Monday, July 8th, advanced tickets are going on sale...
WWE Hall of Famer Lita at Heroes Hideout Tonight
The WWE SummerSlam Heatwave Tour might not be coming to the Capital Region until July 8th, but you can meet a WWE Hall of Famer tonight.
Heroes Hideout at Colonie Center, home of everything Funko POP! and WWE, is going to be hosting an event tonight featuring Lita...
Frontier Town Campground Officially Opening This Weekend
Frontier Town has been a work in progress.  Just last year, we posted about ground being broken for Frontier Town.  Now?  It's officially opening for the season and camping this weekend.
According to the official Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) site, …
Madison VanDenburg Performing at Saratoga Race Course
Track season is going to be kicking off July 11th, and it looks like local musician and "American Idol" contestant Madison VanDenburg will be there to help kick off the season.
According to the Times Union, Madison VanDenburg will be at the Saratoga Race Course opening weekend …
ZZ Top Coming Back to New York for a Fall Show
ZZ Top are going to be coming back to New York for a live show this Fall!
It's the time of year where summer line-ups are set and fall shows are starting to be announced...and live music announcements ALWAYS get me excited.  I was scoping out ZZ Top's official site and saw Sy…
The 5 Funniest Names of Nudist Events in New York
Okay, so I'm not a nudist.
I have nothing against people who are- I mean, hey, to each their own.  I have actually even had my own experience on a nudist beach out in Utah while camping along the Colorado River (unintentionally).  But I do happen to find comedy in puns...
Final Music Lineup for New York State Fair Announced
From rock to alt rock to rap to pop and more, the final lineup for the New York State Fair is stacked- and has been announced in case you missed it.
With concerts from August 21st through September 2nd, there are ample opportunities to see some live music at the fair...
Win Tickets This Week to the NHRA New England Nationals
The NHRA New England Nationals are happening July 5-7 at the New England Dragway, and we want to hook you up with tickets!  Repeat the Fourth of July celebrations going with the National Hot Rod Association and some drag racing.  We know you’re working hard, and w…
Congratulations to This Week's Work Day Distraction Winners!
Congratulations to this week's winners of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!
Each week, we crash a job site hand-delivering prizes, and this week, we headed towards Albany Medical Center. Nic and his coworkers at the Albany Med Outpatient Lab were this week's winners, and got hooked up with som…
Plans Announced for Lucky Strike Social Space
Plans have been announced for the space Lucky Strike Social has occupied at Crossgates Mall.
It was announced not too long ago that Lucky Strike Social would be closing, leaving a huge space open in Crossgates Mall.  Well, according to a post by newyorkupstate...
Marijuana Decriminalized in New York After Legalization Fails
Well that's a political work-around.  Turns out, since the legalization of marijuana apparently didn't work out, New York State instead decided to decriminalize marijuana in certain amounts.
Newyorkupstate.com posted that the New York State Senate voted yesterday to pass a bill de…
Congrats to the Q103 Work Day Distraction Winners!
Congratulations to the winners of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!  Over the past two weeks, we have given away tickets to the NHRA New England Nationals, and tickets to go see Dead and Company at SPAC.  Each week, a great group of hard-workers won...
Father's Day Events in the Capital Region
Father's Day is coming up this Sunday, and there is no shortage of events happening around the Capital Region.  Celebrating dad isn't always about the gift or what you spend, but about the experience.  So if you're looking for something fun to do, here's some ideas:

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