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Top of the Heap: Albany Ranked #1 Place to Live in New York
In a recent survey by U.S. News and World Report, Albany ranked as the #1 place to live in New York in a poll "intended to help readers make the most informed decision when choosing where to settle down."
Albany, Really? 
For all the eye-rolls and raised eyebrows that a post like this will l…
Lip Smackin’ Rensselaer Burger Voted Top 4 in New York
This might just be one of the best looking pub burgers I've ever seen.   Check out that cheese as it oozes down those enormous strips of candied bacon, blanketing the sirloin, chuck and porterhouse beef, all the while held together by that toasty, buttery brioche roll.
This local burger made it all t…
The Capital Region’s Favorite Diners [Ranked]
When you think of your favorite Capital Region diner, what comes to mind?  Is it your hometown hole-in-the-wall, local greasy spoon or maybe it's a little more upscale with fancier booths and modern interior. Diners come in all different shapes and sizes and the decor and menus might vary from place…
Survey: Albany 16th Best Place to Live in America
A website that dedicates itself to helping people determine the best cities in America gave incredibly high praise to our very own Albany.  In fact, in their most recent rankings of the "Top 100 Places to Live in America" Albany doesn't just make the cut, it was ranked in…
Best Bills Bars in The Capital Region [Ranked]
It must be frustrating for Capital Region Bills fans to have to wonder if their football team is going to be on TV week in and week out.  Especially considering how terrible the Jets and Giants are this year, and how good the Bills are. Once again, Bills fans will get the shaft on Sunday as it appea…
518 List of Firework Extravaganzas on the 4th
The "Summer of Bummer" continues as the bigger and more traditional 4th of July firework shows have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, but all is not lost! While some of the massive displays that we're used to seeing in downtown Albany, Clifton Park, and Lake George won't be happe…
'Pause' Protest Happening in Albany This Week
While a recent Siena College poll determined that 87% of people think that Governor Cuomo is doing a good job handling the coronavirus pandemic, there are many who disagree with that.  Some of those people think that the pandemic has been greatly exaggerated, and they plan to voice their frustr…
Coronavirus Poll: What’s Worse Public Cough or Public Sneeze
A friend of mine was out to dinner with his fiancee in Albany on Thursday night and out of nowhere they faced an interesting coronavirus-related dilemma.  Neither one of the soon-be-married couple has any of the flu-like symptoms related the pandemic, but they did face a moment where their involunta…
What Do Women Expect On Valentines Day (Poll)
Once every 3-4 years Valentines Day falls on a Friday or Saturday and men all over the Capital Region are basically screwed.  And this would be of those years.  By now you probably know that Valentines is on a Friday, so the let the sweats begin. Ladies, be honest, what do you really want (or expect…
What “Reely” Is The Area’s Best Seafood Restaurant?
I love seafood and was quite surprised to hear over the weekend that the Reel Seafood Company had closed its doors. Whether or not you loved it, you can't deny that it was a Wolf Road staple for nearly 40 years and one of the few places in the area that was a real, genuine seafood restaurant.  As ne…

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