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Opening Dates for Area's Most Popular Ice Cream Stops
A taste of warmer weather recently has many in the Capital Region longing for a trip to their favorite ice cream spot.  Lucky for us, there are plenty of ice cream places already open as well as some opening this weekend or a short time after.  Ready to satisfy your sweet tooth and curb yo…
Capital Region Gets Very Own Christmas Song (Video)
Anybody remember the parody version of "The 12 Days of Christmas" called "The 12 Pains of Christmas?" A dysfunctional family stresses out over the holidays— relatable on a million levels.
Charities, in-laws, rigging up the lights, screaming kids etc. For years I've wanted to put t…
GNA Prank Call: Chicken Sandwich Taste Test (Audio)
Chic-Fil-A, Popeye's, Hattie's Chicken Shack...these days everyone has an opinion about who has the best chicken sandwich.  We thought we could have some fun doing a prank phone asking a local 'foodie' to help us determine who has the best one of them all.  We called Alexa in Latham and asked her to…
Barstool's Pizza Review Of Red Front Goes Viral
It's no secret to anyone who follows the edgy and unpredictable world of Barstool Sports that it's founder Dave Portnoy aka 'El Presidente' is quite the polarizing figure, even when it comes to something as simple as a pizza review.  Recently, he visited and reviewed pi…
Best Dive Bars in the Capital Region [LIST]
Garth Brooks announced that he'll be playing some dive bars on an upcoming tour starting at the end of the year but hasn't announced where yet. I figured, in case he was looking to come back to the Capital Region, maybe we should help him out!
Madison VanDenburg Reveals Favorite Capital Region Things
Ask anyone in the Capital Region who their favorite American Idol finalist is and it would be mostly unanimous; Madison VanDenburg.  We had the chance to ask the Cohoes native what some of her favorite local things are, and she was more than willing to share them with us.  From favorite ice-cream sp…
Jason Mewes Coming to Capital Region Comedy Club
Half of the infamous "Jay and Silent Bob" duo will be in the Capital Region this month for a live show.
Coming to the Albany Funny Bone, Jason Mewes will be doing a 21 years of age and older stand-up show.  As a HUGE "Jay and Silent Bob" fan, I already got my…
Dream American Idol Run Continues For Young Cohoes Star
Call it Maddy Mania. Here in the Capital Region, people who haven't watched American Idol in years are tuning in to American Idol to see the 17-year-old Cohoes singing star that everyone is talking about.  For about a month now, Madison VanDenberg has delivered one spectacular perform…

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