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Another Store to Leave Crossgates Mall
The online shopping trend is really no longer a trend and has lead to less foot traffic in our local malls. Next thing you know some of our favorite stores are closing up shop.
Kids Spa Coming to Colonie Center – No, Seriously
I'll start this by saying that I am a woman with a career and a busy schedule and bills just like so many. I know I'm typically the target demographic for the average "day spa" yet, I still can't bring myself to indulge. It's mainly the cost that adds an extra layer of stress and anxiety j…
Another Store Closing In A Local Mall
Another store will close at the end of this summer. It's sad to see all of these stores that we counted on to be in our malls going away. It seems the malls are making room for more entertainment rather than retail.
Alleged Crossgates Shooter Heads to Trial
Tasheem Maeweather. The name might sound familiar for some and ingrained in the brain of others who were at Crossgates Mall back in November when gunfire rang out. Maeweather, the alleged shooter wasn't in custody until a couple of days after the shooting which left people concerned that danger was …
Crossgates Looking to Add Hotel with 200-Rooms
I know what you're thinking, "how about some stores filling those vacant spots within the mall?" I know. I think they're currently working on that with murals plastered on the white walls asking us to guess who's coming soon. So, time will tell on what amazing shoppi…
JC Penney to Close 130-140 Stores in 2017
Currently, J. C. Penney operates stores in Wilton, Clifton Park and Crossgates Mall.  But that could be changing soon because the company says it will be closing anywhere from 130-140 stores and two distribution centers this year.
While there is no news yet about which stores will be closing, it…
Mall Hires First Black Santa
Larry Johnson is a black Santa impersonator from Dallas, Texas.  He was the only black Santa attending a Santa convention in Branson over the summer when the guy who hires the mall Santa for the Mall of America just happened to be in the market for, you guessed it, a black Santa Claus...
Latham Circle Mall: What It Was Like Before the Demolition [VIDEO]
Latham Circle Mall was once as it stands today: an open air mall. When it first opened in 1957, it was very much like we now know the "Shoppes at Latham Circle" to be until it was enclosed in 1977. That's what many of us remember and grew up with until its demise in 2013. But,…
What Was Colonie Center Like in 1968? [PHOTOS]
I've been helping a friend go through his parents basement a bit to weed stuff out. Next thing I knew I came across this Key to Albany Guider Magazine from 1967 with the title: "Christmas Is Colonie Center!"
What stores were included? How did the blurb describe the new mall? Re…
Survey Reveals What the Perfect Trip to the Mall Would Be Like
I went to Crossgates the other day and had a great time... I didn't however have the most perfect trip to the mall... but, according to this study, I feel like that would be pretty impossible!!
A new survey asked people what the "perfect" trip to the mall would be like&nbs…

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