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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…
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...
Beer Nostalgia! Top 5 Beer Gimmicks To Reminisce About
It's Saratoga Brewfest this Saturday, which made us start to think of, well, beer, and all of the fun that goes with it.  Sure Brewfest maybe all about sampling, but we all remember the days of beer helmets and kegstands too.
I recently saw a post about the beerball- the nostalgic mini-keg in the sha…
Five Fun Facts: How Well Do You Know Troy?
The Capital District is full of all kinds of fun history, fun things, and even roadside attractions!
It feels like it’s impossible to know everything there is about this area.  Recently, I crashed the Rensselaer County Historical Society for the Work Day Distr…
Thanksgiving Traditions Explained
Thanksgiving is upon us! Well, in a few days at least. And while I learned the origins of Thanksgiving as a young kid in grade school, I was interested as an adult to learn more about some Thanksgiving traditions and why we celebrate them...

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