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Costco Coming to Albany? Not so Fast
There have been plans to build a Costco in the area of Crossgates Mall in Guilderland but recently a judge has found mistakes in the project and has put a halt to it. Here are the details.
More Winter Events Canceled at The Plaza in Albany
As we get closer to the holidays and winter events in the Capital Region, the coronavirus pandemic continues to put a halt to our fun. This time the Empire State Plaza in Albany has announced that it will be canceling some of its most popular events.
7 Best Capital Region High Schools Ranked
Despite the uncertainty some Capital Region schools face this fall caused by the confusion and chaos of the pandemic, most of us certainly have "back to school" on our radar. Whether it's in-person or virtual learning, schools throughout the entire state face unique challenges and hardship…
Albany's LarkFest Latest Covid Casualty
The hits keep coming in 2020 and while this one doesn't come as surprise to anyone, a long running tradition for one of Albany's most interesting and colorful streets has been canceled.
Local Spectrum Customers to See Spike in Bill
Spectrum announced on Friday that users will see an increase in their cable bill here in the Capital Region. The pandemic has certainly led to a massive increase in the amount of content and streaming services that families are using, and as a result of rising industry costs, there will be a price h…
Huck Finn's Playland Plans to Reopen Soon
One of the best places to take your kids during the summer is Huck Finn's Playland and we finally know when they will open for the summer. Here are the details of the opening and some guidelines that will be in place.
Here's When Albany Pools And Golf Will Open
The coronavirus pandemic has put many activities on hold. Now that we are getting into the summer months, pools, splash pads, and golf we start opening up for residents in Albany. There is now a timeline of when these will re-open.
Local Marina's Taking Reservations for Boat Rentals
When we look back on Memorial Day 2020, we'll probably spend as much time thinking about what we "could and couldn't do" as much as we did remembering the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.  With that being said, a much needed break from the pandemic (and some …
14 Most Mispronounced Places in the Capital Region
We are lucky to live in the vast, beautiful upstate region of New York, more specifically known to us simply as the "Capital Region."  But the reality is, that's about as simple as it gets. I've lived in this area my entire life, and the differences between towns, cities, villages, and ham…

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