Hoffman's Playland was an amusement park in Latham from 1952 until 2014. I went there almost every weekend as a kid and even got to take my son Ryan a few times before it closed. Even though many of the rides were relocated to Huck Finn's Playland in Albany, Hoffman's holds a soft spot in my heart. Take a look at the now-abandoned Hoffman's Playland.
Last year, Build-A-Bear Workshop did their "Pay Your Age" promotion that caused the store to shut down at Crossgates. They are bringing it back this month but they are implementing new rules. Here's what you need to know.