Almost a year to the day, a beloved restaurant in Saratoga County announced it would close its doors forever. Hildreth's Restaurant had been a staple in Mechanicville for nearly sixty years. We now know what will be taking over the old Hildreth's space.
Hoffman's Playland was an amusement park in Latham from 1952 until 2014. I went there almost every weekend as a kid and even got to take my son Ryan a few times before it closed. Even though many of the rides were relocated to Huck Finn's Playland in Albany, Hoffman's holds a soft spot in my heart. Take a look at the now-abandoned Hoffman's Playland.
A pool hall that has been a staple on Central Ave in Albany since 1963 may be closing soon. The owner of Golden Cue Billiards Lounge & Sports Pub is hoping to sell his building to a new trendy concept that has been popping up in various cities throughout the US.