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Overheard During Police Standoff On Lark Street Last Night

Around the time of 8pm last night, I noticed an unusually high presence of police activity outside of the building I live off of Lark Street in Albany.   I went downstairs to get a closer look and some of the conversations I overheard, left me scratching my head to say the least.

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Albany Fire Just A Few Hundred Feet From My Condo (Pics)

Many of you have heard me mention how I live off of Lark Street in the Center Square part of Albany.  Last night I was a few blocks away from the 2 alarm, 3 building fire that filled the air with intense smoke as Albany, Troy, and Watervliet Firefighters battled the blaze.  Some of my fellow Center Square neighbors took some incredible photos of the harrowing fire that displaced 16.

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Albany Won’t Pay For Car Swallowed In Sink Hole

You're minding your own business like any other day. Except today, your car gets swallowed up by a giant hole like the world is coming to an end. Okay, sure the world isn't ending, but who's responsible for the car then?

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A Solidarity Parody For the Albany Busker -Leif Solem [VIDEO]

You heard me.  His stage name is Leif Mulch.  I didn't know that until this morning.  Love the name, and love the cause.  He's the street musician who was almost arrested in downtown Albany for basically -um-doing nothing wrong.  So I wrote a little solidarity parody (wow, that rhymes)

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Man Falls Asleep On Top Of Concourse Piano At Empire State Plaza

I thought this was a riot when I first read the story.  But sometimes you have to read further

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St Patrick's Day Parade Marches Up New York's Fifth Avenue
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Should St Patrick’s Day Organizers Help Pay For Parade in Albany? Poll

This is a big issue in the city of Albany.  I wanted to know what you Albanians (and others) feel about this...

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Glastonbury Lost and Found Team Tackle Over 2,000 Items
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Car Sharing Is Coming To The Albany Area

I've never heard of this before, have you? A company that lets you basically "borrow" a car for a short period?  (Borrow might be the wrong word - you DO have to pay for it).  But it's coming to the area by the end of June.   It's called Capital CarShare

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Seasonal Albany Hangouts for Spring

With the weather getting warmer in the Capital District, it is time to get back to those places we forgot about once the temperatures dropped.

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Nothern Lights Expected For Capital Region Thursday Night [VIDEO]

Well, apparently the Sun has decided to blow!!! The Sun has erupted and this means great things for us here in Upstate New York. Northern Lights!!!

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Hackett Middle School On Lockdown After Weapon Report Nearby

Hackett Middle School is currently on lockdown after Albany Police received a call around 7:45 a.m. reporting a person carrying a weapon on Delaware Avenue, which is near the school.

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Alive At Five In Downtown Albany Featuring Skeeter Creek And Whiskey City

I've never actually done this gig before.  I have the honor of introducing a couple of AWESOME local country bands at the Alive at Five Concert Series- tonite! 

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Flickr: Sébastien Barré
Flickr: Sébastien Barré
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Albany Is One of The Least Friendly Cities On The Planet

Albany is called a lot of things from "SmAlbany" to some other unflattering comments that I can't retype here, but one thing you might not think to call us is unfriendly.

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