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Despite Uncertainty, Schaghticoke Fair Announces 2021 Dates
While many Capital Region outdoor venues are planning to reopen with limited capacity in the next month or so, Governor Cuomo has been non-committal on the reopening of state and county fairs.  In fact, the Governor recently expressed his love for the Great New York State Fair in hopes of having a d…
Cuomo Hints at Return of State Fairs
The sites, the sounds, the smells, the demolition derby;  anyone else longing for the return of state and county fairs?  Well, you're not alone.
We know how much people in the Capital Region love state and county fairs - it's part of our DNA.  Hopefully with a little good fortune, a few more months o…
Love Cowboy: She Cries When We Argue [AUDIO]
Daniel in Caroga Lake writes:
I know that women are emotional creatures, but every time me and my girlfriend get into an argument or a heated discussion, she cries.  We've only been dating for about year and it's not like we fight all the time, but we argued over over something stupid recently- like …
Great Escape Announces Opening Date, New Park Guidelines
It's taken nearly a year, but things do appear to be (sort of) getting back to normal. Talks of concerts, sporting events and theme parks reopening are the glimmer of hope we need to get to the other side  Just last week, we learned that the Governor announced that certain outdoor venues may begin r…
Upstate Man Wins $1Million Super Bowl Contest
I honestly don't remember seeing this particular Mountain Dew commercial during the first half of the Super Bowl a few weeks back, but apparently there were a million reasons to watch it.  In case you did miss it, Mountain Dew's Super Bowl spot was used to promote their newest flavor …
Great Escape and NY Amusement Parks Get OK to Reopen
I am getting a severe case of cabin fever and I know I'm not alone. But we got some good news about amusement parks and summer camps reopening soon in New York state. Finally, we heard from Governor Cuomo who is slowly allowing more things to open.
Guptill's Rolls on For 70 Years
If you grew up in the Capital Region there is a good chance you have roller skated at Guptill's Roller Arena. They are celebrating seventy years this week and are still open for you to either relive your youth or bring your kids to enjoy.
All Aboard The Adirondack Railbike Adventure This Spring
Hopefully, by spring more activities will be opening up but I know that we will still want to do outdoor adventures. This is something I've always wanted to and it's not a far drive from the Capital Region. It's the Adirondack Railroad offering their Adirondack railbikes coming this M…
Get 'Snowed Inn' at Great Escape Lodge
It's nice to get away when it's close to home. We would go to the Great Escape Lodge a lot to just have a long weekend or for a change of scenery. Now the Great Escape Lodge wants you to come back and enjoy their "Snowed Inn" packages. The cool thing is that they are also offerin…
Serious Sledding Only-NY's Longest Toboggan Chute Open [VIDEO]
There is nothing like flying down snow or ice-covered hills when you are sledding. Wouldn't it be even cooler to speed down the longest toboggan chute in New York State? This isn't for the faint of heart. It's been in operation since the 1960s and it's only a two and a half-hour …

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