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Colonie’s Blessings Tavern Announces Major Rebuild
Dark and uncertain times have surrounded the Colonie restaurant that was destroyed in October of 2016 after a car crash turned into a fiery blaze . The crash sadly took the life of teenager Niko Dinovo and plans for a rebuild were on hold. However, Elizabeth Bennett Altrock, owner of Blessing's Tave…
Local Iconic Restaurant Staying Put Despite Rumors
A piece of land in Colonie that occupies Grandma's Pies and Restaurant is up for sale and let's hope this doesn't mean the end of this timeless eatery because that would truly be depressing.  When we were kids, the holidays were incomplete unless there was a pie from Grandma. Blueberry, Dutch Apple …
#NIKOSTRONG Inspires Opening Of Local Family Deli
When I saw Instagram posts promoting the opening of Niko's Deli, it brought me back to a conversation about a year ago. Davina Resciniti, the aunt of Niko Dinovo, told me the family would be stronger and do whatever it takes for the teenage boy from Colonie who was given a 1% chance of survival afte…

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