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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…
Local Man Does Good Donating $1000 of Coats
If you're like me, you've kind of gotten sick of watching the news lately.  But it doesn't always have to be bad!
I love this story and had to share it.  With the cold weather coming up, and the holidays,  it's the time of year with clothing drives and toy drives an…
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)...
Holiday Movie Schedule Announced for One Major Network
Tis the season I guess.
It's not quite Thanksgiving yet, but winter-time holiday themes are popping up all around the Capital Region.  As for television, it's no different.  Since the season is kicking off (complete with cold weather and some snow), it's fitting that CBS just…
Extreme Options to Erase Student Loan Debt, Including Jail
Student loan debt has reached an all-time high, only second to mortgages.
No wonder no-one I know around my age can buy a house.  But it's no surprise.  As a part of the generation that was told "college, college, college", we took out the loans, we did what we were t…
Two NY Casinos Land on Top Ten List for the U.S.
Two casinos in New York have made a list of the Top Ten casinos in the U.S. outside of Las Vegas.
I guess Las Vegas was excluded since that’s a beast of its own.  However, there are a ton of casinos outside of Vegas, and recently a vote was done to pick the top ten nationally...
Recent Storms Did Significant Damage in Upstate New York
Driving from the Capital Region to Vermont the other night, I got a chance to see some of the damage done by the recent storms.
In a recent post by WNYT, updating the public on power outages and work being done by National Grid, they noted that nearly 300,000 customers had been impacted by the s…
Halloween Kiss House Rivals Guilderland’s ‘Abbey Road’
Halloween may be over, but there are still some rocking decorations that need to be celebrated.
I have to admit. The Beatles tribute house in Guilderland was possibly one of the coolest things I saw this year.  Any rock-themed Halloween idea automatically wins to me...
Monster Mash Who? Nine Inch Nails Song Mashup Rocks Halloween
Bet you've never heard Nine Inch Nails sound like this.
In what I will argue is the best new "Halloween"-themed mash (sorry, Monster Mash), Nine Inch Nails and the Ghostbusters meet head-on in a collision of greatness.
I stumbled across a YouTube link with an intriguin…
Millions Being Spent to Renovate SPAC
Construction is underway and millions are being spent to renovate SPAC.
Summer concert season is over, and it looks like upcoming seasons may be even more enjoyable.  According to News 10 abc, a $9.5 million renovation project is happening at SPAC...
The Three Most Popular Candies in New York Just Seem Wrong
I thought this list was a joke, but um, it's not.  Though I still don't believe that these are New York's three most popular candies.
Over the years, I've asked you about your favorite candies- and which are the worst.  I know the popular opinion among my friends in New …
Ghost Sets a Halloween Tone With Tour Stop in Glens Falls
Ghost came back to the Capital Region to set the tone for Halloween week with live music.
The heavenly hellish rock band brought their "Ultimate Tour Named Death" tour to the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls on Saturday.  It was actually the last stop of their North American …
Subaru Announces Recall of Vehicles
Hundreds of thousands of Subaru vehicles from 2017 and on are being recalled.
If you are one of the many people that drive a Subaru around the Capital Region, you might want to check this out.  News Channel 13 reported on the recalled vehicles, for what looks like two different reasons…