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Things Capital Region People Say When Spring Has Sprung
It's finally starting to get a little warmer out, and after enduring another seemingly endless winter here in the Capital Region, our whole view on life seems to change.  Mostly for the better.  Though no list would be complete without a little bit of 518 snark, so here's a list …
Bundle Up & Hunker Down: The Polar Vortex Is Comin'
It pains me to write this, so please don't curse  the messenger. More brutal winter weather is coming our way in the next few days or so and it's not going to be pretty.  Snow will be falling and so will the temperature.  Insane cold is in our forecast as the vaunted polar v…
Things Capital Region People Say: Huge Snowstorm of 2019 Edition
Everybody's talking about the impending monster snowstorm that we're supposed to get this weekend.  I've heard forecasts anywhere for 8-12 inches to two feet.  Regardless of how much snow we get, there are certain things that people in the Capital Region always say before, during, and after the snow…
Bold Local Predictions Guaranteed To Happen In 2019
What major movie star will cause a shut down in parts of Albany? What unforgettable event will unfold the day of the next Luke Bryan concert?  What changes will the city of Albany make to a popular annual tradition?  The following 9 things are guaranteed to happen in 2019.  Unless, of…
NY Poll Reveals Where Best Teachers Are In 518
For playing such an important roll in our lives - and our children's lives - it's unfortunate that teachers can quite often be underpaid and under-appreciated.  If you have some fine teachers in your area, be sure to let them know how you feel.  There are plenty of great educators in the Capital Reg…
The Must Have List Of Fairs In The 518
The Saratoga County Fair just wrapped up over the weekend, but don't worry if you missed it. That fair, in particular, served as only as an igniter of what's to come.  Whether it's the midway rides, the deep-fried goodness of the food, or the demolition derby, the Capital Region has no shortage of h…
9 Ways You Know It's Summer In The 518
Summertime in the 518 is when everyone is living their best life!  From Lake George to Latham, the Adirondacks to SPAC, we have it all right here in our backyard.  If you've lived here for any extended period of time, you know there are certain things about the way we do Summer that m…
Capital Region Activities For The Kids This Summer
Can you believe it, June is here! That means in just a few short weeks the kids will be out of school and looking for something to do! Here are some activities in the 518 that should keep them busy and happy (parents happy also) during the summer.
I Love NY Too, It's The 518 Winter I Hate
Ask anyone in the Capital Region what's on their mind now that holidays are over and surely you'll hear something about how the frigid the temps have been. I know I've been complaining about it!  Snow, on the other hand, presents a whole different set of issues.  What's worse in your opinion: Gettin…

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